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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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Road Tour Through Beautiful Fall Foliage

Driftless Wisconsin Road Tour Fall FoliageFall is a stunning and much celebrated time of the year in the Driftless Area, whether you’re here for the fall harvest, the beautiful outdoors, or just the quiet hush that falls over us that time of year.  While there are many wonderful reasons to visit Driftless Wisconsin during the fall, there are perhaps none more spectacular than the fall foliage that paints the hills deep hues of red, orange, and gold. There are many different ways to experience the glory of fall. As our previous blog post suggests, a fall hike through the regional parks is a wonderful way to connect with nature and view the beautiful fall colors.  Or perhaps you’d rather take a bike ride along the scenic country roads, or get a completely different vantage point from the water.  One of the most popular ways to view a variety of fall foliage in the Driftless Area is to take a road tour through the area.  If the idea of hitting the open road, finding hidden small-town treasures and beautiful scenery along the way sounds like a great way to spend some time, then book your room at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental today.

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Late Summer Trout Fishing in Driftless Wisconsin

Driftless Wisconsin Trout FishingLocated in the western and southwestern portion of the state, the Driftless Area, characterized by its rugged topography and coldwater streams, is the perfect place to spend your final days of the trout fishing season. Though Trout fishing started early, there is still plenty of time and cold water left to be fished in the Driftless Area. Here, you’ll find yourself in one of the most picturesque fishing locales in the midwest, making Driftless Wisconsin your perfect fishing destination before trout fishing ends in late September.  Book your room at our quiet Vacation Rental, which is located in the beautiful Kickapoo Valley.  Our quiet corner of the world is the perfect place to getaway from everyday life, to relax, and to access some of the regions best trout fishing streams.

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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 The Best of Wisconsin’s Amish Country

Many visitors to the state of Wisconsin, and the Driftless Area in particular, are here to discover and enjoy life at the slower, quieter pace that is inevitably found here.  For most, this enjoyment comes from hiking through the wooded hills, biking leisurely along the country roads, viewing wildlife in and around wildlife sanctuaries, or simply soaking up the culture in the small farms and towns that dot the region.  Another wonderful way to spend a quiet day in the country is to visit the many Amish farms found in the region, where you can find exquisite hand-made Amish goods.  Stay at our Wisconsin Vacation Rental, situated in the heart of the Driftless Area, and you’ll be conveniently located near our region’s Amish settlements.

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Get a Taste a Driftless Wisconsin Agriculture

In Driftless Wisconsin, we often spend much of our time talking about the beautiful landscapes that surround us, and how these landscapes lend themselves to a wonderful variety of outdoor activities throughout the year.  However, outdoor adventure isn’t the only reason to spend some time in the Driftless Area, especially during the wonderful spring months. Agriculture has been a part of the culture in Driftless Wisconsin for decades, and has left an indelible mark on daily living that continues today.  Even though the agricultural landscape in Wisconsin is changing drastically, it stills remains a top-ranked state in organic agriculture.  In fact, Driftless Wisconsin is home to Organic Valley, the farmer-owned cooperative that pioneered organic food production.  Stay with us at our Driftless Wisconsin Vacation Rental, and take the opportunity to explore the proud past and optimistic future of Driftless Area agriculture.  

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Biking Your Way Through the Driftless Region

Wisconsin’s Driftless Regoon has become an epicenter of cycling throughout the Midwest.  It’s no wonder why, when you take a moment to look around you at the beautiful and steep hills and narrow valleys that make up the unique landscapes of Driftless Wisconsin.  In certain parts of the Driftless region, bikers can enjoy 100 miles of scenic beauty, running into few cars along the way.  Here, you’ll find a wonderful selection of challenging hills, flat valley bottoms, and your choice of eight rails-trails from which to choose when creating your perfect Wisconsin biking adventure.  After a long day on the roads or trails, there’s no better way to relax than getting a restful night of sleep at the Lonesome Hollow Homestead, located in the heart of Wisconsin’s Driftless Region.  Book your stay with us now, and get started on your Driftless biking adventure.

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