Spared the leveling effects of the great glaciers that ground the rest of the state into gentler, rolling hills, here the ridges run high and the valleys deep. Bordered on the west by the Mississippi River, this was the first part of the Wisconsin Territory to be populated by Europeans. As you take in the startling natural beauty along the Great River Road, explore the chain of charming towns along the river that echo this rich heritage.
Jackson County Fair
Black River Falls
July 29 - August 02
Great Plains Rodeo, dog agility show, best dessert contest, antique tractor pull, tractor pull, gymkanna horse show, demolition derby, entry judging, midway...
Prairie Dog Blues Festival
Prairie du Chien
July 31 - August 01
Two big days of international, national and regional blues bands. Camping, concessions and fun. Motel shuttle & camping on site.
Blues on the Chippewa
July 31 - August 02
Blues bands over 3 days! Free admission- all ages welcome. Concessions available on the grounds. Please bring canned food donations or cash for the Pepin...
Black River State Forest
Black River Falls
68,000 acres of pine and oak forest with two forks of the Black River and high sandstone abutments. Permit required for backpacking. Hike, bike and ski.
Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast
Escape to The Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast Inn in Sparta, Wisconsin, "The Bicycling Capital of America". The accommodations, and an abiding sense of...
GrandStay Residential Suites Hotel
We offer all the comforts of home including 3 floor plans to chose from and conveniently located on the east side of Madison. Fully equipped kitchens, direct...
5 Log Cabins for Nature Enthusiasts
Cabins & Cottages
Experience the best of nature mixed with the convenience of home by staying in a rustic log cabin. Whether you want to explore your surroundings throughout the...