Our popular theme tours

Welcome to the Great River Road, designated one of America's Scenic Byways.

 

The 250 mile length of the  Wisconsin Corridor, from Kieler to Prescott, invites the traveler to embark on a two-day road trip.

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To make the journey "traveler friendly," simply follow the white signs displaying a green pilot's wheel with the words "Great River Road," and which also bears the familiar red, white, and blue pennant with a white star to indicate a Scenic Byway.

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You'll be amazed at the variety of wines, spirits and beers to taste, with each location producing their own distinctive flavors & creations.  Not only enjoy a taste, but take some back home with you as well!

For wine aficionados, there is a color palette of shades of red, white, and blush.

Southwest Wisconsin boasts some of the best tasting spirits from our local distilleries.

And Wisconsin is known for its beer!  So, naturally we have many craft beer breweries to visit while spending time in the Hidden Valleys area.

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Each winery producing their own distinctive flavors due to a number of factors: soils vary throughout the region, numerous types of cold-climate grapes are used and combined, each winemaker has their own recipes, and even the age of the grapevines can influence flavor.

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Most round barns built in the Midwest were constructed between 1890 and 1930 primarily as dairy barns.

 

Driving tour information on these barns can be found at our local museums, Chamber offices and online.

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“Cheyenne Valley Heritage Road Tour” guides and the book “Barns Without Corners, Round Barns of Vernon County” by Kevin and Patsy Alderson take you on a grand journey of the barns.

 

If you are lucky you will drive by one just by chance! Please remember these are private properties and we appreciate the owners that are taking great care of these treasures!

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Southwest Wisconsin is home to challenging and maybe the most beautiful golf courses in the State.  Whether you are an avid golfer or just want to spend time on a course with friends.

 

We have a wide variety of courses to choose from.  Each with a distinctive look, breathtaking scenery and plenty of enjoyment.

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There are so many great golf courses to choose from.  Par-9, 18 or more dot the map all through the Hidden Valleys region.   You don't have to travel far between courses.  Your issue will be deciding which course to play and what club to use?

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Wisconsin is Agriculture!  We are America's Dairyland.  The Southwest region is known for its ridge tops and beautiful valleys.  The area has always been home to small farms that is the backbone of our State.

 

One of the most popular tourism attraction in Wisconsin has become Ag-Tourism.  Where tourists can spend time on the farm, enjoying the great outdoors, petting animals, going for walks or wagon rides, buying fresh fruit & vegetables.  Kids can learn all about what's it's like to live on a farm.

Some farms offer lodging, camping, dinners, outdoor pizza parties & more.

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The biggest draw about Ag-Tourism in the Hidden Valleys region is there is something for everyone.  Farm events, demonstrations, tractor shows, field days, produce harvesting, the list goes on and on.  One constant is it's an experience that you and your family will never forget!

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