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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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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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Driftless Wisconsin Celebrates Fall

Driftless Wisconsin FallMany visitors are drawn to the Driftless Area during the fall for the chance to see fall’s spectacular show of color in the regions beautiful parks and nature areas.  While defining the “perfect” dates for catching peak color season is nearly impossible, we find that the entire month of October is not only a beautiful time to visit Driftless Wisconsin, but is also packed with plenty of fall-themed fun for everyone.  Our last two blogs highlighted some of our favorite ways to explore the beautiful scenery waiting to be discovered during your fall visit to Driftless Wisconsin.  Now, we’d like to explore some of the more unique ways to have a little fun during this time of year.  Book your room at our peaceful Vacation Rental, and help us celebrate another fantastic fall in Driftless Wisconsin.

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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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Visit Local Farmer’s Markets Throughout the Driftless Region

Fresh, locally produced food, whether it’s from your own homegrown vegetable garden or your favorite farmer’s market, is on the minds of many across the country.  As we head into the first real days of summer, there’s no better time to visit the Driftless Region.  The Driftless region is an area most commonly known for its endless opportunities for outdoor adventure.  Farming and agriculure have also been long-standing traditions in Southwest Wisconsin, dating back to the 19th century cash crops and flourishing dairy industry.  If you like to explore new, innovative products, or simply taste the finest fresh produce around, then don’t miss your chance to explore the farmer’s markets found in the Driftless Region.  Book a room at our beautiful Wisconsin Vacation Rental for a weekend, and experience Driftless Wisconsin as the locals do.

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Explore the Best of Driftless Wisconsin Dining

With so many wonderful dining opportunities in the nearby metropolitan areas like Milwaukee, Madison, and even Chicago, Driftless Wisconsin may not be on the top of your list when it comes to exploring fantastic new food venues.  That’s an understandable mindset, but we strongly urge you to reconsider.  Driftless Wisconsin dining may not be able to keep up with the fast-paced trends found in downtown Milwaukee, but we can offer the traditional Midwest supper clubs and neighborhood pubs that Wisconsin is famous for.  With such a high concentration of organic farms and farmer’s markets found throughout the Driftless Area, our region’s restaurants also have a diverse offering of local, farm-fresh produce.  Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city this summer, and stay with us for a weekend in Driftless Wisconsin.  This summer, let your tastebuds do the exploring, as you set off to discover the best of Driftless Wisconsin dining.

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Road Touring through the Driftless Area This Spring

If you’ve never had a chance to experience the beauty of the Driftless Area in Wisconsin, then now is your perfect chance.  During spring, nature once again comes to life:  wildflowers emerge, wild critters scamper about, fish retur to the streams, and outdoor enthusiasts take advantage of the warmer seasons to come.  The Driftless Area, a land never touched by glaciers, is a picturesque land of beautifully sculpted forested hillsides and steep bluffs, contrasted with picturesque valleys criss-crossed by cold water streams.  We think one of the best ways to see the expansive beauty of the entire Driftless Area is to pack up the car and head off for a day of road touring along the rustic roads and scenic byways of Wisconsin.  Stay at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental, and from here hit the roads for a day of adventure throughout the stunning and unique landscapes of Driftless Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin Trout Fishing

Wisconsin Trout FishingIt probably feels strange to even mention the Wisconsin Trout fishing season during the dead of winter. But, believe it or not, the season does sneak up. Hopefully that means we start to see some warmer weather, a little less snow and ice on the ground, some new flower blossoms, and plenty of fish in the streams.  Wisconsin has a rich trout fishing history, and has more than 10,000 miles of trout streams, creeks, and rivers famous for their cold, clean waters full of trout and other game fish.  Statewide, we think the Driftless Area trout fishing is unmatchable.  If you are a true Wisconsin trout fishing enthusiast, then don’t miss your chance to fish at the start of trout fishing season.  Book your stay at our Wisconsin Vacation Rental, where you’ll be within easy reach of some of Wisconsin’s best trout fishing grounds.

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