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Scenic Tours & Sights

One of the most relaxing activities in the area is driving our windy, county roads looking for wildlife. The area is beautiful with rolling hills, class A trout streams, the Mississippi River and a variety of hardwood trees that display their fall colors that take your breath away.  Tour our local vineyards and organic farms, get a glimpse of the Amish, see unique round barns, choose from several historic walking tours, take a short drive to the Mississippi River (take Hwy 56 West to Genoa to Lock and Dam #5) or travel along the Black Hawk Trail to follow the Native American retreat from the last war in the Midwest.

Blackhawk Trail Driving Tour

For a map visit

Historic Viroqua Walking Tours

For a map visit

Round Barns

Vernon County has 11 round barns, more than any other county in the United States. The Historical Society published a book telling the location and history of these unique barns, which are available for purchase at the Vernon County Museum.

For more information or to request a guide, contact:

Vernon County Historical Society
410 S. Center Ave. PO Box 444, Viroqua, WI 54665
(608) 637-7396

Vernon Vineyards

S3457A Dahl Road, Viroqua, WI 54665
(608) 634-6734

Hours: May 15-December 15 – Friday & Saturday 10-6 p.m., Sunday 12-6 p.m.