ALMA Wisconsin
19th Century River Town | National Historic District

View From Buena Vista City Park & Overlook in Alma, Wisconsin
Shared by Jeremy Dale of Mississippi Million

  CHAMBER VISITOR CENTER at WINGS OVER ALMA
110 N Main Street, Alma, Wisconsin 
608-685-3303 | info@almawisconsin.com 

AUTUMN'S SPLENDOR
in Alma Wisconsin!
AUTUMN is a beautiful time to visit the Buffalo County area and Alma, Wisconsin.    Fall Color is just beginning.  Weather is Perfect to get outside to hike Buena Vista or Mossy Hollow Trails or climb our 13 stair step streets.  Main Street Shopping provides opportunities to explore & shop along Alma's historic Main Street at unique local galleries & shops.  Bald Eagles are flying overhead and the Fall Migration has started down the Mississippi River.  New Wines are available at Danzinger Vineyards.  Great Alma Fishing Float is open below Lock & Dam #4.   All of this makes Alma the getaway destination of Buffalo County.

TODAY      
WILDFLOWERS | Now Through October 13th
Art Exhibit at Wings Over Alma

SPAGHETTI FUNDRAISER
October 1st, 4:30-7pm
Sponsor:  Alma American Legion Post #224
Location:  American Legion Hall

QUILTING BY THE RIVER
October 8th & 9th, Alma Area School Complex
31st Annual Quilt Show featuring an exhibition of old & new quilts, antique sewing machine demonstrations and How-to-Quilt techniques
Sponsor:  Alma Historical Society

GERMAN DINNER Fundraiser
October 8th, 1pm-7pm
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club
Location:  American Legion Hall

LIVE MUSIC at Big River Theatre
October 8th, 7:30pm 
Artist:  Michael Johnson

FILM at Big River Theatre
October 15th, 7pm
Film:  "Attempting The Northwest Passage"
Director:  Taft Roberts

ALMA KICKOFF PARTY for Flyway Film Festival
October 18th, 7-9pm, Danzinger Vineyard
Food, wine and live entertainment

FLYWAY FILM FESTIVAL
October 19th-23rd
Alma Film Venue:  Big River Theatre
Must attend event for independent film viewing!

SPAGHETTI ON THE BLUFF Fundraiser
October 23rd, 10:30am-3pm, Danzinger Vineyard
Sponsor:  Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center
Annual Fall Fundraiser

LIVE MUSIC at Big River Theatre
October 23rd, Picnic at 3pm, Music at 4pm
Artist:  Brooks Williams
Enjoy great music and an afternoon picnic at the Theatre 

SPEAKER at Big River Theatre
October 27th, 6pm
Sponsor:  Buffalo County Historical Society
Topic:  Murders & Unsolved Mysteries



RIVERBOAT WATCH
Mid July Through Mid October

AMERICAN QUEEN STEAMBOAT COMPANY
Starts week of July 24th & will pass through Lock #4 twice a week based on their schedule
Ship:  American Queen
Schedule:  http://www.americanqueensteamboatcompany.com/river-cruises/upper-mississippi/

AMERICAN CRUISE LINES
Starts week of July 16th & will pass through Lock #4 twice a week based on their schedule
Ship(s):  Queen of the Mississippi and America
Schedule:  http://www.americancruiselines.com/cruises/mississippi-river-cruises/upper-mississippi-river-cruise

 FUN IN ALMA!

Enjoy The Views 

From Buena Vista 

Hike on Buena Vista Trail

 from Main Street to the

top of Alma Bluff &

Buena Vista Overlook.

Glass Of Wine 

With A View

From the outside patio or the new pavillion at Danzinger Vineyard you can enjoy a glass of award winning wine and the view of the Upper Mississippi River Valley. 2013 Wisconsin "winery of the year". 


Explore Quaint Shops & Galleries

For that one-of-a-kind gift or treasure

explore Alma's Main Street.  Art, antiques,

collectibles and items produced by

local & regional artisans.






Watch Bald Eagles

View Bald Eagles all year in Alma ...

along the Mississippi River,

in the trees, flying overhead &

above the towering bluffs

of Buffalo County.


Paddle The Mississippi Backwaters

We've documented several easy to moderate paddle trails in the Alma area, enjoy!



Welcome To The Mississippi Flyway!

Take your camera everywhere, you never know when you'll come across a special bird or waterfowl.  The Mississippi Flyway is awesome and you'll find excellent birdwatching throughout Buffalo County.

Fishing Is A Passion

Alma is situated on the Mississippi River and the backwaters are prime for fishing.

 

Ice fishing the backwaters bring many to Alma for fishing the "hard" waters during winter.


The Great Alma Fishing Float is a favorite of locals and visitors throughout the open water season.

  WEATHER
VISIT Alma's Tourism Website at "ExploreAlma.com" For More Information
ALMA is well known as a Wisconsin birding hot spot.  
Bald Eagles, Tundra Swans, White Egrets, Great Blue Herons & 
American White Pelicans are abundant during spring and fall migration.  
Rieck's Lake offers opportunities to view migrating birds and waterfowl.  
The Mississippi River and backwaters provide lots of viewing opportunities

2016 BEST OF THE MIDWEST TRAVEL
For the 3rd year, Alma Wisconsin was included in Midwest Living's "Best Of The Midwest Travel" as part of their feature on the Wisconsin Great River Road.  Several local businesses were highlighted.
TRAVELING WISCONSIN'S GREAT RIVER ROAD

Alma, Wisconsin is located on Wisconsin State Highway 35, better known as the Wisconsin Great River Road and Wisconsin's only National Scenic Byway.  


Whether you are cruising the Great River Road in your favorite car or motorcycle ... or just taking time to travel the Road and checking out the scenery, small historic river towns and views ... we want you to enjoy the ride and explore Alma!

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