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A Romantic Wisconsin Getaway for Two

Romantic Wisconsin GetawayWhen the stress of the holidays is over, and a new year has begun, now is the time to start looking forward to new experiences, new joys, and new adventures. These peaceful winter months also happen to be one of the best times to enjoy a romantic Wisconsin getaway to the beautiful Driftless Area.  Maybe you’ve discovered the tranquil hills and valleys of Driftless Wisconsin before and are looking forward to the experience again.  However, if you’ve yet to discover the magic that awaits you in this captivating, scenic portion of the state, you’re in for an experience you won’t soon forget.  Book your Wisconsin getaway at our romantic Vacation Rental today, and experience the beauty of Wisconsin’s Driftless Area.

Top Wisconsin Getaway Destination

There’s a reason,  in fact many of them, that the Driftless Area can and should be considered one of the top Wisconsin getaway destinations.  For one, the scenery here is nothing short of inspiring.  If you’ve only just stumbled on the Driftless Area of Wisconsin, you’ll soon see the unique nature of this area of Wisconsin, left untouched by glaciers.  The results left behind are captivating forested hillsides and stunning valleys, criss-crossed by crisp, clear rivers and streams.  If you do nothing more with your time here than admire the beauty, which you’ll find along every ridge, valley, and bend in the road, it will be time well spent.  If you want to get out for a little activity and adventure, there’s plenty of that here, too.  There are miles upon miles of trails for the exploring, whether it’s on a pair of snowshoes or cross country skis.  Bird enthusiasts will relish the opportunity to watch hundreds of majestic bald eagles soar over their Mississippi River feedings grounds, visible from many places along the Great River Road.

romantic Wisconsin GetawayIf you like to spend your time together exploring new towns, then head to nearby Viroqua or Prairie du Chien.  Both towns maintain charming historic downtown cores with a variety of quaint shops and restaurants to enjoy.  Favorite places include the Viva Gallery, the Viroqua Farmers Market, Driftless Books, and the Driftless Café for lunch or dinner.  There are also several wonderful wineries and breweries that make for a wonderful afternoon stop, before heading back to our romantic home.  Popular destinations include Branches Winery, Vernon Vineyards, Weggy Winery, and the Driftless Brewing Company right here in Soldier’s Grove. Once back at Lonesome Hollow, unwind together in front of a gas fireplace, where you’ll find that it is the perfect way to escape from the pressures of every day life.  Do something extraordinary for yourself this winter, and book a Wisconsin Getaway at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental today.

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Explore Farmers Markets in the Driftless Area

Driftless Wisconsin Farmers MarketsWisconsin’s Driftless Area is characterized by miles of beautiful rolling farmland, criss-crossed by cold streams and rivers, and set against dramatically rising bluffs.  Agriculture has been a fixture of Driftless Wisconsin’s identity for hundreds of years, so it should come as no surprise that it’s still an integral part of life today.  In fact, Wisconsin is a top producer of organic goods, and one of the keystone businesses to the industry, Organic Valley, is right here in the Driftless Area.  In the Driftless Area, you’ll find plenty of wonderful farmers markets selling this top-notch local produce, and can even dine at local establishments that feature locally sourced and mostly organic ingredients as well.  Book your room at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental today, so you can enjoy fall’s bounty at local farmers markets.

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Top 5 Summer Activities in the Driftless Area

Summer Activities Driftless AreaThe Driftless Area of Wisconsin, otherwise known as the beautiful land in southwestern Wisconsin known for its dramatic bluffs and valleys, is the perfect place to spend some time this summer.  While all of Wisconsin has something to offer for resident and visitors alike, the Driftless Area is someplace special.  Here, you’ll find stunning river valleys criss-crossed by a multitude of streams, contrasted with steep forested bluffs and hillsides that were left untouched by the glacial forces of centuries past.  Here, there is a special peaceful beauty, ripe with opportunity for summer recreational activities and relaxation.  The most popular summer activities in the Driftless Area include hiking, biking fishing, bird watching, and canoeing down the rivers.  Book your room at our gorgeous Vacation Rental today, and take advantage of the incredible summer activities found in the Driftless Area.

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Scenic Biking Routes in Driftless Wisconsin

Biking routes Driftless WisconsinWisconsin has been repeatedly ranked as one of the top bicycling destinations in the country.  Whether you’re looking for rugged mountain trails or challenging on-road biking routes, there is no better way to see the breathtaking countryside found in the Driftless Region than on a bike.  If  you’d rather spend your day navigating down quiet rural roads, passing through quaint country towns and some of the most beautiful scenery found in the midwest, then consider hopping on two wheels, and trying out some of the biking routes throughout the Driftless Region.  The biking-friendly culture of Wisconsin is un-paralleled, and the beauty of the Driftless Area will leave you wanting to come back time and time again, each time exploring a new corner of this stunning area.  Book your room at our peaceful Vacation Rental in Soldier’s Grove today, and start planning your biking routes around Driftless Wisconsin.

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Driftless Wisconsin Hiking is Calling Your Name

Driftless Wisconsin hikingA perennial favorite activity in the Driftless Area is spending time in the beautiful outdoors, exploring the tremendous beauty that our region is known for. Driftless Wisconsin, so named for its its unique, starkly contrasting and beautiful landscapes, is home to some of the most popular hiking in the state of Wisconsin.  We can’t think of a better way to experience the stunning landscapes of the Driftless Area than by spending a day hiking these hills.  At any time of year, you’ll also be rewarded with glimpses of rare birds, animals, and of course spectacular spring wildflowers. With abundant state parks, nature reserves and natural areas, the difficulty lies not in finding the motivation to get outside, but in choosing the best place to hike.  Book your room at our Wisconsin Vacation Rental, and embark on a hiking journey through the Driftless Area that will leave you yearning for more of this little piece of Wisconsin paradise.

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Come See How We Make Wisconsin Maple Syrup

Wisconsin Maple SyrupWinter may seem long and cold to most of us in the Midwest, but it always comes to an end.  One of the hallmark events that marks the transition from winter to spring in the Driftless Area is the tapping of the sugar maple trees, to produce some of the finest Wisconsin Maple Syrup.  We take great pride in the locally produced foods found here, and look forward to this tantalizing treat every year.  If you’ve never had the pleasure of seeing the sap harvest, now is a wonderful time to getaway to the Driftless Area.  Take a stroll through the woods, visit our neighbors, see how many taps you can spot in the area, and wake up to a delicious breakfast featuring some of the finest Wisconsin Maple Syrup we have to offer, all when you stay at our beautiful Vacation Rental in the heart of the Driftless Area.

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Winter Events in the Driftless Area

Driftless Area Wisconsin winter EventsFortunately for those of us in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin, the fun doesn’t stop when winter starts. There is plenty of outdoor recreation, including snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and ice fishing.  There is also a lot of great shopping, including specialty and Amish goods, as well as a wide variety of fun cultural and historical activities to enjoy in the cities of Driftless Wisconsin. If you’re looking for something a little different, there are also a wonderful variety of winter events happening at various locations around the area that are fun for residents and visitors to the Driftless Area alike. The winter months are a great time to dive into the atmosphere of Driftless Wisconsin, where you can see or try something new at one of our exciting winter events held throughout the region.  Book your stay at our peaceful Vacation Rental in Soldier’s Grove, and get a unique taste of the Driftless Wisconsin experience.

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Get Into the Winter Activities in Driftless Wisconsin

Driftless Wisconsin winter activitiesOftentimes, people relegate outdoor activities to the spring, summer, and even fall months when the weather outside is mild and pleasurable.  However, Driftless Wisconsin is a virtual playground any time of year, including the cold, snowy winter months.  Winter activities, including hiking/snowshoeing, ice fishing, and cross country skiing in the Driftless Area are wonderous and beautiful experiences, suitable for people of all ages and experience levels. Head outside in the Driftless Area this winter and explore ice caves, enjoy the quiet solitude of ice fishing, or explore new landscapes atop a pair of skies or snowshoes.  Book your room at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental this winter, and discover just how much fun the winter activities can be in Driftless Wisconsin.

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Unique Holiday Shopping in Driftless Wisconsin

Driftless Wisconsin holiday shoppingThe holidays are a time to break from our hectic schedules, get together, and enjoy the traditions that have been bringing us closer together for years.  Driftless Wisconsin is a place where the festive winter spirit and the gentle glow of a fire keeps us warm on these cold winter days.  Treat yourself to a winter getaway to Driftless Wisconsin this year, and you’ll find that time spent here is a wonderful and relaxing way to kickoff the busy holiday season.  While you’re here, take advantage of the unique holiday shopping opportunities throughout the Driftless Wisconsin region.  You’re sure to find that perfect, unique gift for everyone on your list.  Book your winter stay at our quiet Driftless Area Vacation Rental today, and start the holiday season off relaxed and ready for the hustle and bustle of the season.

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Spend a Romantic Getaway in the Driftless Area

Romantic getaway Driftless AreaThe Driftless Area, a unique region of Wisconsin untouched by glaciers, features captivating forested hillsides and stunning valleys.  If you’re looking for the perfect destination for a romantic getaway, then look no further than the peaceful Driftless Area of Wisconsin.  The chilly late fall weather elicits such wonderful thoughts as walking briskly, gloved hand in gloved hand, warming each other as you take in the sights, savoring a warm, romantic meal together, or curling up together next to the warm glow of an evening fire. There is no better place to do these wonderful fall activities than in the Driftless Area, where romance is a part of everyday life. The alluring solitude offered by the Inn at Lonesome Hollow provides you with an unbeatable backdrop for your next romantic getaway.  Book your stay with us today, and leave your agenda and schedule behind.

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