Whether driving the Great River Road, navigating the Mississippi by houseboat, wilderness camping in one of our gems of county parks, staying in rustic cabins or beautiful B&B’s, biking cross-country on Vernon Trails, charting the Blackhawk Trail, indulging in a healthy dose of our local food mecca, taking in quality live music at local bookstores, restored theaters or festivals, hiking around Sidie Hollow Lake, exploring Rustic Roads, bluebird watching at Norskedalen, trout fishing in Timber Coulee, Reads Creek or the West Fork Kickapoo River, interacting with our local residents, experience a wide range of year round events at the breathtaking Kickapoo Valley Reserve, motorcycling or horseback riding in Wildcat Mountain State Park, spotting bald eagles near Blackhawk park, sipping and savoring beer from the local brewery in Hillsboro and wine from local Wineries in Westby, exploring local organic farms, visiting Amish Farms selling goods, canoeing or kayaking the Kickapoo River, skiing and snowmobiling cross country trails, ice fishing, photographing wild flowers, hunting morels or wild asparagus . . . you’ll experience the bounty of Vernon County.  

Vernon County, Wisconsin is where your family vacation, sportsman adventures, cravings for local flavor and arts & live music dreams become a reality. Whether you are searching for a quiet day on a secluded lake, a tour through Amish country, fun on the river, one of the best meals you have ever eaten or a day of shopping at the local farmer’s market or quaint shops, Vernon County has something to offer everyone in your family.

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