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Tourism is a major driver of economic development in Vernon County.  According to the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, total traveler expenditures in Vernon County in 2014 were approximately $33.9 million, creating the equivalency of 468 full time jobs.

Visit us for world class trout fishing, hunting, bicycling, motorcycling, hiking, golfing, birding, canoeing, horseback riding, road touring, ski-jumping, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.  Take an art, wine and cheese tour through our art studios, local wineries, and cheese factories.  Sample locally grown and organic foods at Farmers Markets.  Enjoy local heritage at the Norwegian’s Syttende Mai and the Czech’s Cesky Den festivals.  Celebrate agriculture at the Vernon County Fair.  Experience nature, history and education at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve.  Have fun at outdoor music festivals such as Larry Fest, Rockin the Romance Valley, the Driftless Music Festival, and the Gospel & Bluegrass Festival.  Participate in the Viola Horse and Colt show, Hillsboro’s Tractor Pull and Viroqua’s Wild West Days. 

For more information call 608.638.8332, or check out these links:

http://www.driftlesswisconsin.com    
Vernon County, Kickapoo Valley and Crawford County regional tourism site

http://www.viroquatourism.com

Site for Toursim in Viroqua, the largest municipality and county seat in Vernon County.

http://kvr.state.wi.us

Kickapoo Valley Reserve's visitor center, land, history and events

www.mississippiriveradventures.com

Official Mississippi River travel, vacation, and adventure resource

http://www.experiencemississippiriver.com
    
Mississippi River travel

http://www.hiddenvalleys.com
 
Ten county regional site in Western Wisconsin

http://www.travelwisconsin.com
 
Wisconsin’s official tourism site

http://www.travelgreenwisconsin.com/consumer/index.htm
  
List of businesses that leave a light footprint as certified “Green”

http://agency.travelwisconsin.com/Research/research.shtm
 
Statistics and related research about Tourism in Wisconsin 

The next Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club meeting is Wednesday, August 9th at the Food Enterprise Center, 1201 North Main Street in Viroqua. Networking starts at 5:30, program begins at 6:00 pm.

Business Counselor Terri Urbanek will discuss how to launch a strong, successful company and how to put together the pieces you need for faster and better growth. Find out about resources that will help you manage your business and keep customers coming back.

The club meets the second Wednesday of every month at the Food Enterprise Center starting at 6:00 p.m. and everyone is welcome to attend. 


Click here for more info on the I&E Club

Quick VEDA Contact Info

Susan Noble
Executive Director, Vernon Economic Development Association
1201 North Main Street,
Suite 6, Viroqua WI 54665
608.638.8332
snoble@veda-wi.org