Known as the “Doorway to the Driftless Area,” Viroqua offers breathtaking scenery at the edge of the Ocooch Mountains. Trout fishing, hunting and hiking are a few of the popular activities of the area. The area offers numerous events year round to help celebrate and take advantage of the rich outdoor resources the area boasts. The historic downtown features many unique stores and boutiques, and the community proudly supports local businesses.

Don't leave without tasting...

The amazing venues for local food in Viroqua. The flavors of the summer at the Viroqua Farmers Market on Saturdays May through October, the plethora of local food at the Viroqua Food Coop, and the local and regional food procurement of area restaurants like Driftless Cafe are unmatched!

Small town charm

The historic charm of Viroqua's Main Street is complimented by the old fashioned courtesy and kindness of the people....something hard to find today. Viroqua offers a rich history mixed with a funky cultural renaissance - small town charm with a modern, trendy twist.

Fishing? You’ll catch the big one if you...

First stop at the Driftless Angler in Viroqua to get a tip on some of the best trout fishing places in the world moments away from Viroqua, World Class 1 streams scattered throughout the most amazing landscape in the Midwest. Still a secret to many, you will find the peace and solitude that you desire with rod, fly and fish!

Mark these events on your calendar:

  • Whether your musical tastes take you to the Viroqua Bluegrass Festival, Driftless Music Festival, Larryfest, or to a show at the historic Temple Theatre in downtown Viroqua, they are sure to get your toes tapping.
  • Wild West Days.
  • Experience one of Wisconsin's oldest and best County Fairs.

Only have one day to play here?

Get outside! Cycle the winding country roads to find amazing vistas, mountain bike miles of singletrack or hike and bird watch in a landscape that's untouched by the glaciers of the last ice age. Let the kids climb the dragon in our enchanted Eckhart Park, or rip it up at the professionally designed skate park. In the winter, enjoy miles of groomed cross country ski trails, snowshoe in pristine forests, or ice skate indoors or outdoors with the family. Viroqua's your gateway to nature's wonderland!