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Fall Color in the Driftless Area

Fall colorDriftless Area WisconsinWhen the sights and sounds of Autumn are underway in Wisconsin, it brings with it the excitement of watching the dramatic unfolding of colors that happens each fall.   Though not an exact science, the fall foliage season begins as the nightly temperatures dip and the days get shorter.  This rhythmic change of seasons acts as a signal to decidious trees to set themselves aglow in the gorgeous shades of fall.  Though there are a variety of fun an interesting ways to see these vibrant displays of color, there is perhaps no better place to enjoy fall in the Driftless Area than right here on our 100+ private acres in the Kickapoo River Valley. Before you know it, another fall foliage season will be gone, so book your getaway to our peaceful Vacation Rental in the heart of Wisconsin’s Driftless Area today.

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Fall Activities in the Driftless Area

Fall Activities Driftless AreaWith the official arrival of fall, we have a whole new set of reasons to head out into the forested hills and river valleys of the Driftless Area of Wisconsin. Whether you choose to get outside for some scenic fall hiking or biking, embark on a scenic drive through the region, enjoy some spectacular wine or beer at local wineries and breweries, or whether you choose to enjoy the season in an entirely different way, Fall is a wonderful season to visit the Driftless Area.  It is both less crowded and uniquely beautiful, with a wide variety of fun fall activities throughout the Driftless Area to enjoy.  Book your room at our Wisconsin Vacation Rental today.  

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Biking the Annual Kickapoo BRAVE Ride

Kickapoo BRAVE Biking Driftless WisconsinBiking is a favorite pasttime for both visitors to and residents of Driftless Wisconsin.  Biking adventurists come from all over the state and country for the great variety of biking options found here, which include rugged mountain trails, challenging or leisurely on-road routes, as well as constructed bike trails.  If that’s not enough to entice you to a biking adventure in Driftless Wisconsin, then maybe the beautiful scenery you’ll encounter along the way will be.  If you’re a true biking enthusiast, then consider joining fellow riders in the annual Kickapoo BRAVE Ride, which happens on the same weekend as the popular Driftless Area Art Festival.  To join in the fun at both of these spectacular events, book you room at our Driftless Wisconsin Vacation Rental today.  

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Old Fashioned Fun at Driftless Area County Fairs

Driftless Area County FairsThere is something magical about the slower pace of life found in the Driftless Area.  Our unique region of Southwest Wisconsin, where the landscapes were left untouched by ice-age glaciers that otherwise flattened the Midwest, is undeniably beautiful.  From the forested hillsides teeming with wildlife to the steep limestone bluffs that plunge down to the cold-water streams along the valley floors, it’s easy to see why this area is so popular with tourists.  Whether you crave adventure in the outdoors, are looking to relax and rejuvenate away from the busy stress of modern life, or want to explore the quaint and historic region in another way, there is something for you to enjoy in the Driftless Area.  For a special throwback to simpler days gone by, join us this summer for one of our two exciting county fairs; the Crawford County Fair in August, and the Vernon County Fair in September.  There is no better way to discover this magical region than to book your stay at our Wisconsin Vacation Rental today.

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See the Apple Blossoms in Driftless Wisconsin

Apple Blossoms Driftless WisconsinDuring spring in Driftless Wisconsin, and the beauty of this season is hard, if not impossible, to ignore.  Oftentimes, we are asked what our favorite things to do in the area are. Time and time again, we come back to the same basic premise, and that is to get out and enjoy the beauty that makes this area so unique.  It doesn’t matter how you enjoy it, whether on a bike, hiking through the woods, or driving the country roads taking in all the sights. What matters is that you relax and enjoy the wonder that is Driftless Wisconsin.  Previously, we wrote about an inspiring spring day spent in the woods in search of newly cropping wildflowers.  This time, let the beautiful spring apple blossoms be your inspiration, as you get lost for a day in the beauty of Driftless Wisconsin.  Book your room at our beautiful Drifltless Area Vacation Rental today, and let the apple blossoms lead the way.

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Gays Mills Fall Apple Festival

Gays Mills Apple FestivalEven before the official start of Fall, the changing of the seasons is evident in Driftless Wisconsin, and the anticipation of another autumn is in the air.  Before Fall we get to enjoy the crisp fall air, and brightly colored leaves.  It’s time to savor in the seasonal harvests and autumn celebrations.  One of the most anticipated of these fall celebrations is the Gays Mills Apple Festival, held every year in the nearby town of Gays Mills.  Autumn is a beautiful time of year to visit Driftless Wisconsin.  Whether you plan to stay for a week or a weekend, there is no better choice for Driftless Wisconsin lodging than the Lonesome Hollow Homestead.

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Biking the Beautiful Kickapoo Valley

biking Kickapoo ValleyWisconsin has repeatedly been ranked as one of the top bicycling destinations in the nation, which comes as no surprise to those of us living here. Whether you choose to enjoy the 80 trails in the “rails-to-trails” system, such as the world famous Elroy-Sparta Trail, or hundreds of miles more on rolling, quiet country roads, Wisconsin boasts a biking friendly culture designed to keep visitors coming back to bike time and time again.  Our quiet Bed and Breakfast is located just off the Kickapoo River, and is within easy reach of great biking destinations throughout the Driftless Area.  Book your room at our quiet Homestead today, where you can enjoy our one hundred and sixty mostly wooded acres, with natural gardens, hiking trails, a large pond, and even a small vineyard; the perfect way to relax after an adventurous day of biking!

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