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.
Oktoberfest Race Weekend
October 08 - October 11
Annual short-track races in 19 divisions over four days. Stars & cars of the NASCAR Re/Max Challenge Series. Food & refreshments.
Thur: Late Models,...
Norskedalen's Civil War Immersion Weekend
October 10 - October 11
Company B 2nd Wisconsin Civil War Re-enactors bring history to life during the Civil War Heritage Weekend held on the grounds of Norskedalen. Both Saturday...
Fall Foliage Cruises
Prairie du Chien
September 02 - October 18
Two-hour, fall foliage cruises on the Mississippi River aboard the Mississippi Explorer. Cruises depart from the St. Feriole Island riverfront.
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...