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GRANT COUNTY INVITES YOU FOR THE PERFECT VACATION... ANYTIME!

Come enjoy and have fun in historic Grant County...with its green hills and valleys, precipitous bluffs, spring fed streams, bordered by the mighty Mississippi and Wisconsin Rivers, where things to do and see make this the place for a perfect vacation.

GOLF COURSES Birchwood Golf Course, Kieler
Hickory Grove Golf Course, Fennimore
Lancaster Municipal Golf Course
Platteville Golf & Country Club
Cole Acres Golf Course, Cuba City
FISHING Trout, bass and all types of panfish
Mississippi, Wisconsin, Platte, Blue and
Green Rivers, Trout and Bass Streams.
ICE FISHING A very popular sport.
HUNTING Small game of waterfowl and
wild turkey to white-tailed deer
WATER SPORTS Excellent boating facilities.
Water skiing on the Mississippi.
Swimming at pools and beaches.
PARKS Wyalusing State Park, Wyalusing
Nelson Dewey State Park, Cassville
City and Village Parks
Roadside Parks
11 County Boat Landings
Fenley Recreation Area (Hiking trails and scenic view of the Mississippi River)
Town of Jamestown
ACCOMMODATIONS Numerous motels, hotels and campgrounds.
Bed and Breakfast Inns.
SCENIC HISTORIC DRIVES Great River Road. This scenic parkway, winding along the sides of the Mississippi River, follows Routes 35 and 133 through Grant County.
CHEESE/WINERIES/VINEYARDS Numerous cheese factories, wineries, & vineyards. Most offer tastings and are open year-round.
HERITAGE TRAIL Four state historic and scenic trails pass thru Grant County.
SNOWMOBILING 214 miles of public Snowmobile Trails
HISTORICAL Stonefield Village and Museum, and home of Wisconsin's first Governor, Nelson Dewey, at Cassville.
Old Denniston House Old river hotel, built in 1836 at Cassville.
Grant County Courthouse at Lancaster, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Grave of Nelson Dewey at Lancaster.
Jamison Museum in Platteville.
Boscobel Hotel, where Gideon Bible Society was founded, in Boscobel.
Rountree House at Platteville.
Mining Museum at Platteville.
Cunningham Museum at Lancaster.
Civil War Exhibit at the Courthouse in Lancaster.
Doll and Toy Museum, Fennimore
Raiload Historical Society Museum, Fennimore
THINGS TO SEE University of Wisconsin Platteville
Grotto at Dickeyville
Castle Rock
Mound Center, Sinsinawa
Wilson State Tree Nursery at Boscobel
Plus the rugged, natural beauty of the unglaciated "Berkshires of Wisconsin"
Car Ferry, Cassville
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, Fennimore
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway
Potosi Brewery

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Printed Monday, December 11, 2017