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Christmas in the Country with Driftless Wisconsin

Christmas Driftless WisconsinWhether you’re craving some quiet relaxation, need to do some last minute Christmas shopping, or want to find a place filled with lively and festive holiday traditions, you’ll want to visit the Driftless Area this winter.  Take the time to experience what Christmas in the Country is all about, when you join the charming towns of Driftless Wisconsin in their many Christmas traditions. Though holiday festivities are well under way in the Driftless Area, there’s still time to enjoy our Christmas traditions with us, many of which are rooted in our heritage.  Whether it’s French, Scandinavian, Bohemian, Irish, or other, you’ll find our diverse heritage proudly on display during another magical Christmas season.  Book your room at our romantic Vacation Rental today, and spend Christmas with us in Driftless Wisconsin.

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Visit Prairie du Chien in the Driftless Area

Prairie du Chien Driftless AreaLocated just above the beautiful confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers, Prairie du Chien is the oldest European settlement on the Upper Mississippi River, and certainly a town worth visiting when you visit the Driftless Area.  The history of Prairie du Chien dates back to the earliest days of the fur trade between traders and Native Americans.  Later, Fort Crawford was built here, which played an important role in Indian relations, the Civil War, and medical experiments attributed with advancing medical science. Eventually, as with many communities in the Midwest, the Rairoads came to Prairie du Chien, and were responsible for furthering the social and economic development of the area.  Today, Prairie du Chien is a charming town to visit, full of wonderful historic sites to see and activities to do.  Located just 35 miles away, our quiet Vacation Rentals in the heart of the Driftless Area is the perfect place to stay and explore the towns of Driftless Wisconsin.

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