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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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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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See Driftless Wisconsin From the Mississippi River

Mississippi River Driftless Area wisconsinSummer is the perfect time to escape the hustle and bustle of modern day city life. Head to the Driftless Area in southwest Wisconsin for a mini-vacation, and experience the solitude and beauty that can only be found in this unique region of Wisconsin.  One of the most unique and beautiful ways to see Driftless Wisconsin is from a boat, on one of our beautiful regional rivers. Whether you choose to take a pleasurable Mississippi river cruise on one of the local boats, or whether you experience the rivers on your own on a fishing trip, or even by piloting a rented houseboat on a vacation adventure, cruising down the rivers of Driftless Wisconsin will be a truly unforgettable experience.  Start your vacation off right, by booking a room at our beautiful Driftless Area Vacation Rental today.

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Canoeing and Kayaking in the Kickapoo River Valley

Winter snows lend themselves wonderfully to fun and exciting adventures, for those willing to bundle up and step outside to brave the elements.  But all of that snow has other benefits, too.  Come spring, the shining suns brightens our days and  melts the snowpack, filling the beautiful rivers with the water we need for spring and summer adventure on the water.  Winding their way along the valley floors of Driftless Wisconsin are three beautiful rivers; the Mississippi River, the Kickapoo River, and the Wisconsin River.  During the spring and summer, these majestic waterways open themselves up to exploration and relaxation.  The waters found in the Driftless Area are varied, and allow for exciting adventures for the true outdoor enthusiast, or relaxing paddles for families or those just discovering the world of canoeing and/or kayaking.  Book your room at our relaxing Driftless Wisconsin Vacation Rental today, and come explore the majestic beauty of the Kickapoo River Valley from a completely new angle.

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Popular Wisconsin Hiking Trails in the Driftless Area

Now that warmer and sunnier days are in our forecasts throughout the state of Wisconsin, it’s time we start looking outdoors for fun adventures and things to do.  Our Vacation Rental is located in Soldiers Grove, right in the heart of the Driftless Area; a region known for its unique, starkly contrasting, and beautiful landscapes.  Many of us don’t need excuses to get out and enjoy nature’s bounty, but if you need a little inspiration to strap on those hiking boots, then hitting the trails to explore these unique landscapes is exactly what you’re looking for.  Book your room at our Wisconsin Vacation Rental, and embark on a hiking journey through the Driftless Area that will leave you thirsting for future adventures.

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Spring Wildflowers Brighten Driftless Wisconsin Landscapes

When spring comes to the Driftless Area, everything comes to life.  The annual signs of spring that we all look forward to–the budding of vividly bright flowers and the emergence of green–apear.  For many of us, especially in Driftless Wisconsin, spring’s arrival ushers in an abundance of outdoor adventure.  While winters here are remarkably beautiful, full of exciting adventures to be had, and sure to please any traveler, there are even more reasons to visit the unique landscapes found in the Driftless Area this Spring.  Book your stay at our Driftless Wisconsin Vacation Rental now, and relish in the beautiful spring sights coming to life around you.

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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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