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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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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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Rural Shopping for the Holidays

Driftless Area rural shoppingWhen cool nights settle in around us and the trees lose the final remnants of their colorful fall displays, we welcome the first snows of winter.  With those beautiful first flakes of glistening white snow, we know, too, that the magic of another holiday season is upon us.  Though it may be cold outside, the holiday festivities in the charming towns of the Driftless Area and the warm glow from our fires are enough to keep us warm even on the coldest of 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.  You may even find that the rural shopping opportunities found throughout the area will help you with your holiday shopping list.  Book your room at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental today, and discover a quieter Christmas in the Country.

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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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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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Summer Fishing on the Mississippi River

Mississippi River Fishing Driftless AreaFishing is a favorite pastime for many Wisconsinites, loved for many generations, and it is no different in the beautiful Driftless Region.  Though spring trout fishing in the cold class I-rated streams that criss-cross the Driftless Area is hard to beat, a little summer fishing along the Mississippi River is definitely worth your time.  During the warm summer days, there is nothing better than a quiet, early morning fishing trip to the Mississippi River.  Surrounded by nothing but beautiful waters, birds chirping, and the stunning landscapes of the Driftless Region, it’s hard to imagine a more restful or relaxing day.  To make this dream fishing trip a reality, book your room at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental today.

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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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The Best Way to Spend a Driftless Area Getaway

Driftless Area GetawayIn the Driftless Area of Wisconsin, we are passionate about who we are and where we live, and this passion is visible in every aspect of day-to-day life here.  We live in a unique and beautiful area, left untouched by the glacial forces that flattened so much of the Midwest.  The vistas out over the forested hillsides and deep valleys alone will leave you breathless, and the diversity of activities to enjoy while in the Driftless Area will keep you entertained for days.  No matter whether you’re coming from near or far, the Driftless Area should be at the top of your list for your next getaway destination.   Settle in for a few days or more at our serene Vacation Rental, and start making the most of a Driftless Area getaway.

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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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