There is a place where the wild woods grow, the rivers wander, grasslands meet bluffs and rolling hills turn amber in fall. It is a place to live, work and raise a family…where people privately vacation outside their own back doors. This is not an imagined place, it is Allamakee County. Tucked away in the heart of America in Northeast Iowa, it is a safe and serene place. The meandering trout streams, rugged sandstone bluffs, and springs appeal to the nature lover in all of us. This is a place to enjoy plentiful wildlife and scenic rivers with sandy islands, panoramic valleys, historic towns and timbered hills. Allamakee County also has many privately owned attractions and recreational opportunities.
All aluminum products, built contractor tough. With our motto, “Where Workmanship Lasts a Lifetime,” we promise reliable products built with the value and strength needed to last years and years without committing your time and money into multiple repairs.
Relax in the beautiful river town of Lansing IA in our family-friendly suites. Enjoy the casual setting of our small town located along the Driftless Area Scenic Byway in the Northeast corner of Iowa. You are sure to encounter panoramic vistas and beautiful views of the countryside. The Driftless Area, also referred to as Paleozoic Plateau, provides rolling hills & picturesque landscapes unique to the area. Visitors can also enjoy the year-round fun of the Mississippi River located one block away.
If you’ve never experienced the mystic beauty of Highlandville, you are truly missing out. This is a hidden paradise where you can sit back, breathe in the fresh air, and let the scenery win you over. We are located on North and South Bear Creeks, which are the number one trout streams in Iowa! If you’re ready for some hunting, fishing, or simply some time away from it all, this is the place to be!
Knitting & Crocheting supplies. Unique locally made items. Fine yarns. Select fair trade yarns. Books & patters. Spinning & felting fiber. Classes offered: beginning knitting, felting, socks and more… call for details!
Iowa’s first Whitewater Park, Charley Western Recreational Trail, Charles City Arts Center/Public Art, All Iowa Lawn Tennis Club, Mooney Art Collection, Floyd County Museum/Vintage Tractors, Cultural & Entertainment District, Girlhood Home of Carrie Chapman Catt, Barn Quilts of Floyd County. Discover Charles City!
Enjoy a visit to Chickasaw County, located in northeast Iowa, where the prairies transition to the rolling hills. Towns include Alta Vista, Fredericksburg, Ionia, Lawler, Nashua and New Hampton, the county seat. Conveniently located between Rochester, Minnesota and Waterloo, Iowa and not far from the mighty Mississippi River. We’re accessible by US highway 63 and the Avenue of the Saints, and Iowa highways 18 and 24.
Our beautiful hotel is conveniently located near everything that Marquette, Iowa has to offer including The Prairie Du Chien Airport, Crossing Rivers Health, The Wisconsin National Guard in Prairie Du Chien, WI, the Prairie Du Chien Correctional Institution, and more. Our hotel provides easy access for traveling to and from US 18, WI 27, and WI 35. We are located across the river just minutes from Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin.
The Cresco Country Club is a 9-hole golf course located on the beautiful Turkey River in Northeast Iowa. Founded in 1923, this scenic golf course challenges both the beginner and seasoned golfer and offers the only public driving range in Northeast Iowa.
A place for all ages. Pool, Hot Tub, Fitness Equipment, Track, Basketball Court, Volleyball Court, Wrestling Room, Aerobics Room, Batting Cage, Golf Putting, Golf Cage, Meetings, Party Rooms.
Our office in Lime Springs is located in the heart of downtown Lime Springs and features a convenient drive up on the west end of the building and friendly, local faces to serve you. Come see Retail Office Manager Amy Henry, and Financial Service Representatives Jamie Niewoehner, Stacy Dohlman, and Jane Schumann, in the lobby who will help you with checking, mobile banking and safe deposit boxes. See Us today in Lime Springs!
We’re in the Driftless, a part of the country the glaciers missed, leaving hills, rivers and limestone bluffs that draw outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. When you visit, be sure to bring your bike, your binoculars, a kayak or two, and an interest in all things Norwegian. And don’t forget to pack your fly fishing gear, along with your love of craft beer, bald eagles, charming downtowns, and your passion for Laura Ingalls Wilder.
We’re a craft beer bar located right in the heart of driftless region aka Decorah Iowa! If beer isnt your jam try a cider or a glass of wine! (We do not serve food but allow deliveries or carry-ins).
Dragonfly Books is a family-owned general interest bookstore located on Water Street in downtown Decorah, Iowa. We are your one-stop shopping place for books of all kinds. Whether you enjoy mysteries, history, fiction, or looking for cookbooks and children’s books, you will find it at Dragonfly Books.
Eagles Landing Winery is a small family owned business located in northeast Iowa in downtown Marquette. We are nestled in the breathtaking rolling hills along the Mississippi River next to the Great River Road. Conveniently located 3 miles from Pikes Peak State Park, 3 miles from Effigy Mounds National Monument, 10 miles from Yellow River State Forest and 15 miles from Wyalusing State Park in Wisconsin. Our first grapes were planted in 2000 and have been producing our own wines since 2003. Our wines can be found at over 150 locations in Iowa and Wisconsin. We are Pet Friendly in the Wine Garden.
Elkader General Store And More, in Elkader, IA, is the area’s leading general store serving Elkader, Monona, McGregor and surrounding areas since 2011. We carry ice cream, candy, meats, cheeses, pasta, teas, kitchen gadgets and much more. For more information, visit Elkader General Store And More in Elkader
Nestled in the wooded hills of beautiful Northeast Iowa is one of the area’s best kept golfing secrets. Our historic clubhouse, expertly manicured course and outstanding customer service from an experienced staff make this a treat you will want to take in. Enjoy the view, the people, the golf, cold beer and good food as you travel the part of Iowa that time has left behind. Stop in and see for yourself!
Elliott Jewelers is proud to serve its surrounding communities as their reliable, full service jeweler for over 55 years. Since the store’s beginning in 1961, Elliott Jewelers has built its business on the principles of quality merchandise at fair prices and service that is second to none.
We use mainly locally grown berries & ferment whole fruit for the best tasting. “True to the Fruit” unfiltered wines! Open for tastings Saturdays 10am-5pm & Sundays 1-5pm. Closed in January. Book your next event in the NEW winery building! Seating for up to 200 people.
Open daily April 1 to October 31. Weekends only in November. Home tours 359 days a year. Ghost Sundays in July and August. Team of Dreams event in September. Check our website for all event details.
1840s military camp, cannon drills, 5k walk/run on Saturday, conestoga wagon, tepees & lodges, hunter, trappers, blacksmith, trade blankets, potter, scrimshaw artist, rope maker, basketmaking, spinning, period instruments & music, 1840s kids games, skillet throw, flint & steel contest, and so much more!
Norman Borlaug Boyhood Home. Iowa Wresling Hall of Fame. Over 35 Unique Bronze Statues. Multiple Full-Serive Campgrounds. Three Scenic and Challenging Golf Courses. Visit www.crescochamber.com too
Beautifully Renovated 1885 Farmhouse. Five charming, rustic, farmhouse bedrooms with private baths. Farmhouse breakfast, central air, and wireless internet. Grand fireplace, wraparound porch and outdoor seating areas. We welcome group events.
Lidtke Mill, also known as the Lime Springs Mill Complex, is a historic building located on the Upper Iowa River located in the “Old Town” area of Lime Springs, Iowa, United States. It is part of the 10 acres Lidtke Park. The mill is an L-shaped structure is composed of limestone covered with a yellow brick veneer.
Just across the street from the Little Switzerland Inn, Mississippi River tugboats slide past, as they have since 1862 when the Inn was built. Today, the Inn provides residence suites for its guests. Whether your stay is for a night or weeks, you’ll have everything you need to relax and enjoy your visit. All units are spacious, with all the comforts of home. Wedding accommodations are also available. If you would like to travel with friends or family, and have both privacy and closeness, you should consider residence suites at the Little Switzerland Inn, they are one of a kind.
Marquette Farmers Market is held every Friday night from 4-7pm during the growing season. The first market is held on May 22nd. The market is located at the City Park under the bridge in Marquette, Iowa.
We offer amazing food and have such great staff! We have something a little different to offer the great small town of Lime Springs! We do nightly specials such as Taco Tuesday or Wing Wednesday. If you are looking to have a private party here, want a location for your band to play, or anything else you might have in mind, give us a call!
Family owned restaurant and brewery with mouthwatering food and a variety of tasty local and commercial beers. Spend the night or weekend in our cool and trendy airbnb!
The Oneota Community Food Co-op is a cooperatively-owned grocery store specializing in organic, local, and sustainably produced products since 1974. For over four decades we have been providing whole foods at a reasonable cost, with an emphasis on organic, local, and bulk foods. Everyone is welcome at the Co-op!
Oneota Film Festival’s mission is to inform, inspire, and engage viewers and filmmakers in compelling issues of our time by building and sustaining a community of film lovers through film, discussions, and other media to engage a large and diverse audience in Decorah and surrounding communities.
Your Decorah destination for everything garden. Full service garden center. Experienced landscaping design and installation. Don’t forget the bakery. Stop in for sandwiches, homemade fudge, pie and other sweet treats. Fall family fun too! Pumpkin patch, hay rides, playgound, corn maze and more.
McGregor Marquette & Prairie du Chien is known as the Ports of Discovery for good reason. Because there is so much to see and discover. In the heart of the Driftless area is one of the picturesque area of Iowa. With several State Parks, including the original Pikes Peak, and Effigy Mounds.
Our 3 story farm house, built in 1914, will comfortably sleep 13 guests scattered on 3 levels with a full bath on each level. An additional 1,100 square foot common space is perfect for your family gatherings, quilting retreats and more.
Dinner Hours: Wednesday-Saturday opening at 5pm. Sunday brunch: 9am-1pm. Happy hour: Wednesday-Saturday 5-6pm. Private dining room available, seating up to 50 people. Great for rehearsal dinners, reunions, birthdays, holiday parties. Check out our wine shop for a variety of wines to take home. Gift certificates available in any amount with no expiration date. A great gift for anyone. Iowa’s most extensive wine and beer list.
Shep’s Riverside Bar and Grille was opened with the customer in mind. Our gorgeous views are only the beginning to a wonderful experience you will have here. We offer great cocktails, ice cold beer, and fantastic food choices that are certain to pleasure your palate. From our fresh hand pattied burgers to our signature cocktails you will not be disappointed. Please enjoy all we have to offer upstairs at the full service conventional bar and grille to our outdoor bar and patio area.
At the end of 2020, Brittany, owner of Silver Lane Co. started putting into motion the dream that began when she was young.Silver Laine Co. would not exist without our customers — nor would we want to. So thank you.
Nestled in the West side of Decorah, The Landing Market is a modern food hall. We are home to local vendors, assorted craft beverages, grab and go options and so much more! The owners, Pete and Kari Espinosa, wanted The Landing Market to provide opportunities and support for all groups of people in Decorah through positive interactions and inclusion. This vision of warmth and community delivers a comfortable and convenient setting to relax and indulge, while also extending a welcoming opportunity to engage and employ our friends at The Spectrum Network.
Iowa’s 2015 Main Street Iowa Best Business Winner – The Rustic Corner for home decor, gifts, art & crafting supplies, mixed media & painting events. Big city options in a two story brick main street Iowa location – find out why It’s Worth the Trip EVERY Time. Open Mon-Sat 9am to 5pm and Sun 11am to 4pm.
The Silver Birch Christian Books and Gifts is a locally owned independent bookstore located in Decorah, Iowa, and serves the Driftless Region in northeast Iowa, southeastern Minnesota, and southwestern Wisconsin. We are grounded by our core values, which guide us through all aspects of the bookselling industry. We take enormous pride in our stock, and we are committed to offering a carefully curated and diverse selection of books and gifts for customers of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds. Our commitment to carrying “only the best of the best” extends to all sections of the store.
Antiques, primities, collectibles and gifts. Books, new and used for children & adults. Good quality name brand clothing. We have a good selection of Rocks, Minerals and Fossils. 1897 Renovated Hotel Building. Ask about the resident Ghost. 4 floors of treasures – something for everyone.
Upper Iowa Resort & Rental is a 29-acre resort including cabins, campsites, and rentals located along the banks of the Upper Iowa River between Dorchester and Waukon. This relaxing spot is the perfect getaway for you and your family. Take a dip and swim in the unique artesian spring-fed swimming pool surrounded by a beach. Bring along your fishing gear and fish the Upper Iowa River or five nearby trout streams. We also have a variety of rentals and provide a drop off shuttle to canoe, kayak, or tube down the Upper Iowa.
A national treasure with the most comprehensive collection of Norwegian-American artifacts in the world, plus festivals, classes, store, group tours and more! Open all year in Decorah, IA. Preserving a heritage. Connecting us all.
Formerly known as Hruska’s Campground in Bluffton, Iowa! A perfect little campground for your family and friend getaways. Riverfront campsites with electric hookups. Located within walking distance of canoe and kayak livery service.
Enjoy a fun, friendly wine experience amidst the beautiful, rolling hills of Northeast Iowa. Voted “Best Fruit Wine” at the Mid America Wine Contest. Wine tasting, outdoor seating, gift shop, party room.
Farm & creamery tours available! Call ahead or email for appointments (especially for groups!). Creamery, ice cream parlor & retail store. Milk, cheese curds, butter, block cheddar cheese & more!