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We’re proud of the amazing things to do in the River District. Check them out.
Charming, expansive and fun shopping in the heart of Prairie du Chien, WI
MUELLER CARRIAGE RIDES
The most fun, informative and romantic way to explore St. Feriole Island and the streets of Prairie du Chien.
Fort Crawford stood guard over Prairie du Chien, WI. from 1816 until 1865. The museum’s displays and collections capture the history, rich stories and many lives that crossed here.
MAIDEN VOYAGE TOURS
Explore the waters where Mark Twain once worked as a river pilot. Interesting history, bird watching and natural beauty await. This 49-passenger tour is fun for everyone from school groups, to wedding parties, to family reunions, to senior-citizen outings.
This National Historic Landmark is located on St. Feriole Island in Prairie du Chien, WI. Experience life during the 19th century as you visit the estate of one of Wisconsin’s most prosperous families.
THE ANGUS SUPPER CLUB
Jones’ Black Angus will take you back in time with ’70’s-style decor, an extensive salad bar and the best filet mignon you’ll ever taste. (608) 326-2222
This 40,000-sq.ft. showroom features museum-quality animal displays and an aquarium stocked with local fish. Educational, entertaining and close by on State Hwy 35.
VALLEY FISH & CHEESE
The Valley Fish & Cheese shop is a hoot! Just blocks from the hotel and jam packed with smoked fish, jerkys and cheeses alongside kitschy gifts and crazy decor. valleyfishpdc.com
PRAIRIE FUN LAND
Our kids and grandkids make the five-minute trip to Prairie Fun Land an annual event. Mini golf, go-karts and bumper boats are family favorites. prairiefunland.com
This underground boat tour near McGregor, IA. is fun for the whole family. See stalactites and other formations that took nature centuries to create. The guided tour is fully lighted. Open daily May 1-Oct. 28. spookcave.com
Simply Cafe is quaint, cozy and close by. Delicious, hot coffee and small-town warmth. Breakfast and lunch only. Be sure to try the oriental mandarin chicken salad. simply-cafe.com
PETE’S HAMBURGER STAND
One word is all it takes to describe Pete’s hamburgers: YUM! It’s only open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays so don’t miss your chance to bite into pure heaven. Just around the corner from the hotel.