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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
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“You won't find better quality food in the Driftless area. This place is very popular with the foodie crowd, so we recommend making reservations on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Park
“The Kickapoo Valley Reserve has an extensive system of rustic trails for equestrians, bikers, and hikers. The equestrian and mountain bike trails are open from May 1 through November 15, as weather permits. Hiking is permitted year-round on all trails.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Park
“Wildcat offers excellent hiking and several drop-in points for tubes, kayaks or canoes!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Local coffee roaster Kickapoo Coffee has a café serving baked goods and daily lunch specials.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Food
“Rooted Spoon Culinary offers a seasonal menus that highlight locally sourced and sustainably produced ingredients. Their Friday Night Tacos can't be beaten. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Book Store
“Used books housed in historic tobacco warehouse. One of a kind art objects. Owner Eddy is a town treasure! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This winery is small, welcoming and offers the most amazing wood fired pizzas on weekend evenings. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Casual, comfortable wine bar (cocktails too). Try the bacon-wrapped jalapenos for an appetizer!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Store
“The experts in the area for fisherpeople, offering guided tours, supplies and more...”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great food and beer located in a historic building on the main drag in Hillsboro! Have live entertainment on the weekends!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Large craft beer selection and normal bar fare. Nice outdoor patio for Viroqua.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bicycle Store
“A friendly, well-stocked neighborhood bike shop that has everything you need to enjoy the miles of incredible on and off road biking in the area. Knowledgeable staff will get you totally outfitted!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food
“A hidden gem in tiny Avalanche, a short drive from Viroqua! Try to find time to visit Susan Johnson's gorgeous weaving studio and wonderfully curated gift shop for take home treasures.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Entertainment
“This grand renovated theater hosts large concerts and theatre performances. Check schedule online!”
  • 5 locals recommend
River
“See the Kickapoo with all it's twist and turns and the dramatic landscape along the river. Canoe and kayak rental and transport. www.tianiccanoerental.com”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our favorite pizza place which has delicious homemade pizza and also many flavors of ice cream! They are a hidden gem in the driftless region! Make sure to make reservations before hand as it books up fast and they only prepare a certain amount of pizza each day! Closed for winter after 11/3/19.”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“You won't find better quality food in the Driftless area. This place is very popular with the foodie crowd, so we recommend making reservations on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This winery is small, welcoming and offers the most amazing wood fired pizzas on weekend evenings. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Casual, comfortable wine bar (cocktails too). Try the bacon-wrapped jalapenos for an appetizer!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food and beer located in a historic building on the main drag in Hillsboro! Have live entertainment on the weekends!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Large craft beer selection and normal bar fare. Nice outdoor patio for Viroqua.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our favorite pizza place which has delicious homemade pizza and also many flavors of ice cream! They are a hidden gem in the driftless region! Make sure to make reservations before hand as it books up fast and they only prepare a certain amount of pizza each day! Closed for winter after 11/3/19.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Amazing pizza, pastas, ribs, chicken, and pub food! Friendly wait staff and atmosphere. Can be busy at times.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Great drinks, excellent food, wonderful outdoor seating. Make sure you check out the trout pond!”
  • 5 locals recommend

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