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Take Scenic Drives Through the Driftless Area

Scenic Drives Driftless Area WisconsinSometimes in the cooler months of fall, there’s nothing better than taking a scenic drive through the picturesque countryside, or winding your way through small towns, farmsteads, and the perfectly preserved wilderness.  Scenic drives are a spectacular way to experience an area and to discover new places for future explorations. There is no better place in Wisconsin for scenic drives than in the beautiful and rugged lands of the Driftless Area.  As you wind your way from town to town, enjoy a little shopping, stop in at local farm stands to sample their fresh food and handmade crafts, or simply explore the regional rivers, enjoy the rugged topography, and take in the beautiful colors and wildlife along the way.  Plan the route for your scenic drives after you book your room at our Wisconsin Vacation Rental.  

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Scenic Fall Hiking in the Driftless Area

Fall Hiking Driftless Area WisconsinFall is truly one of our favorite seasons in the Driftless Area.  So many of the activities that we enjoy that time of year, such as birding, hiking, and biking, get us outside in one final push before winter sets in.  It’s undeniably beautiful outside, with the hills and valleys brightly painted in hues of red, orange, and yellow. With no shortage of activities to enjoy during the fall, there is also no shortage of things for us to blog about.  We love to go hiking in the Driftless Area throughout the year, but fall is an exquisite time of year to explore trails both new and old.  Book your room at our Wisconsin Vacation Rental today, and get outside and enjoy some beautiful fall hiking in the Driftless Area.

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Birding in the Driftless Area in the Fall

Fall Birding Driftless AreaThe beauty of fall in Wisconsin’s Driftless Area is evident along every ridge, valley, and bend in the road. If you can take your eyes off the vibrant fall colors, a quick glance to the skies will reveal the many flocks of birds heading south in search of warmer winter weather.  The steeply rising bluffs and beautiful river valleys that characterize our unique region of southwestern Wisconsin happen to be the perfect place to witness the fall bird migration. The Driftless Area truly is a birding paradise during the fall, coupling unbelievably beautiful vistas and a tremendous diversity of bird species together into one enjoyable experience.  With over 300 bird species taking flight, fall is a great time to come search the skies with us. Book your room at our Wisconsin Vacation Rental, which is located near some of the best birding destinations in the state of Wisconsin.

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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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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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Canoe Along the Scenic Rivers of the Driftless Area

Canoe Driftless AreaThe Driftless Area of Wisconsin is a unique region, defined by beautiful and dramatic bluffs that rise sharply in contract to the flat valleys below, which are criss-crossed by a network of rivers and streams. The great diversity of the landscapes found here provide the backdrop for a variety of outdoor recreation, from hiking, biking and birdwatching, to fishing and canoeing along the many rivers and streams.  When we say there is something for everyone in the Driftless Area, we mean it. To experience the serenity of this beautiful region, we recommend a scenic canoe trip along the stunning Driftless Area rivers that gracefully wind along the valley floors.  Book your room at our relaxing Vacation Rental in Soldiers Grove, and get ready to experience a deep sense of relaxation in the heart of Driftless Wisconsin.

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Birding Destinations in the Driftless Region

Birding Driftless RegionIf there’s one thing visitors to the Driftless Region love more than anything else, it’s the beautiful outdoors.  This unique region of southwest Wisconsin is a birding paradise, thanks largely to the characteristic bluffs and valleys, the dense thickets of trees covering the hills, and the many rivers that wind along our valley floors. Wisconsin alone is home to more than 300 species of birds.  The Driftless Region is located along a portion of the Mississippi Flyway, which is used by over 40% of America’s migrating birds each year.  If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway, book your room at our Vacation Rental today, and spend some time birding in the beautiful Driftless Region.

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The Best Amish Goods Are Found in the Driftless Area

Amish Goods Driftless AreaThe traditional Amish culture in America, which emphasizes simple living, plain dress, and resistance to modern conveniences like electricity, dates back to as early as the 16th century.  Amish families have been a feature of the Driftless Area since the mid 1960’s, and their horse-drawn buggies are often seen along the roadside throughout Driftless Wisconsin.  One of the many benefits of spending some time in the Driftless Area is being able to take home beautiful and delicious Amish-made goods.  These families have kept up with once-commonplace traditions, such as wood working, furniture making, quilt making, basket weaving, baking, and candy making.  Book your room at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental today, and set aside a day of shopping for the best Amish Goods Wisconsin has to offer.  

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Find These Spring Wildflowers in the Driftless Area

Spring Wildflowers Driftless AreaThe Driftless Wisconsin Area is known for it’s unique and beautiful geography, characterized by steeply rising limestone bluffs and cold-water streams flowing through deeply cut valleys. In the thriving forests, prairies, wetlands, and grasslands of the Driftless Area, you’ll find a large number and variety of wildflowers and animals.  The springs months in the Driftless Area are particularly beautiful, as woodland spring wildflowers push their way up to the surface, laying a carpet of vibrant colors across the forest floor. Book your spring retreat with us today, and see life start anew this spring in the Driftless Area of 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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