ALMA Wisconsin

    19th Century River Town          National Historic District

MISSISSIPPI FLYWAY, SPRING MIGRATION & 

BEAUTIFUL SCENERY

in Alma Wisconsin!


Spring is a beautiful season to visit Buffalo County and Alma, Wisconsin.  Birders are enthralled by the variety as spring migration follows the Mississippi Flyway.  You'll discover signs of spring everywhere you look!  Watch bald eagles over the Mississippi River.    Explore & shop along Alma's historic Main Street at unique local galleries & shops.  All of this makes Alma the spring vacation destination of Buffalo County.

SPECIAL POINTS OF INTEREST
Buena Vista Park & Overlook
Lock & Dam #4 and Railroad Bridge
National Historic District Main Street Walk
Danzinger Vineyard & Winery
Great Alma Fishing Float
Castlerock Arms & Armor Museum

 

Traveling The Wisconsin Great River Road 

YOU CAN DO IT!
Drive the 9 miles from Nelson to Alma.
Enjoy a drive along the Wisconsin Great River Road.
Experience our historic river town.  
You won't be disappointed!

 CURRENT & UPCOMING EVENTS

     TODAY      

    WIND & WATER
    Spring Art Exhibit at Wings Over Alma
   
Now Through July 7th | Artists' Reception April 17th, 5pm

    MAIN STREET MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
    May 25th, 10:30am
    Enjoy an old-fashioned parade down Alma's Main Street. 
    Memorial service held at the Alma Cemetery.
    Sponsored by the Alma American Legion & Auxiliary

    BIG RIVER RADIO WAVE
    May 30th, Shows @ 6pm & 8pm
    Big River Theatre, Alma WI
    Taping For Wisconsin Public Radio
    Entertainment:  Al Ross, Kenny "The Last River Rat" Salwey,
    Mac Cherry, Mary Mack Comedy & Tim Harmston,
    special mystery guest TBA, and rockin' tunes by Mudcat
    and the Bottom Feeders.

    CHARCOAL CHICKEN & BRATS
    June 6th, 4pm-7pm
    Sponsored by the Alma American Legion
2014 & 2015 BEST OF THE MIDWEST
With a "WOW Moment" for the Wisconsin Great River Road and an "Instant Itinerary" featuring Alma, Wisconsin ... Midwest Living's 2015 Best of the Midwest TRAVEL featured Alma, Wisconsin and several businesses as a perfect travel weekend destination.  This is our second year!

History, small river town quaintness and the advantages of the Mississippi River and the Wisconsin Great River Road make Alma a perfect travel getaway.

ALMA offers many options for lodging ...

bed & breakfast ... restored victorians ... cottages ... roadside motels & cabins.  

 

For lodging info, call the CHAMBER Visitor Center at 608-685-3303 or choose an option from our website at Lodging Options/Business Directory.


Enjoy The Early

River Town Atmosphere

Of 19th Century Alma, Wisconsin!

ALMA Wisconsin is the heart of the 250-mile Wisconsin Great River Road. The perfect place to base your road trip with lots of unique historic lodging, local food options, Mississippi River access and nature experiences.   


YOUTUBE VIDEO:  http://youtu.be/BagqdMJIKN8 

Come stay with us in 2015!

 FUN IN ALMA

Tonights beautiful sunset over the Mississippi River in Alma Wisconsin in less than 30 seconds.

Posted by Gabriella Brossman on Monday, May 4, 2015

SUNSET from Buena Vista Overlook, May 2015

 

Enjoy The Views 

From Buena Vista 

Enjoy a hike on Buena Vista Trail

 from Main Street to the top of

Alma Bluff & Buena Vista Overlook.

 

 

 

Watch Bald Eagles

View Bald Eagles all year in Alma ...

  along the Mississippi River, in the

trees, flying overhead & above

the towering bluffs.





Explore Quaint Shops & Galleries

Explore quaint shops & galleries

for that one-of-a-kind gift or treasure.

Antiques, collectibles and items

produced by local & regional artisans.

 

 

 

Photograph Birds

Throughout

Buffalo County

Take your camera everywhere,
you never know when you'll come
across a special bird or waterfowl.

 

Kayak or Canoe

The Mississippi Backwaters

Working with Riverland Outfitters we've

documented several easy to moderate

paddle trails in the Alma area.

 

Fishing Is

A Passion

Alma is situated on the Mississippi River and

the backwaters are prime for fishing.

 

The Great Alma Fishing Float is a favorite

of locals and visitors throughout the season.

Great Alma Fishing Float | Alma WI
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