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.

 
Visitor Videos   

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

    SPRING Flood Run
    April 18th
    50th Anniversary of the 1965 Flood


    NATURE TALK at Wings Over Alma

    April 19th, 3pm

    Multi-Use Recreational Trail Coming To Buffalo County


    THE LINOTHORAX: Recreating An Ancient Armor

    April 26th, 3pm
    Castlerock Arms & Armor Museum

    100 MILE GARAGE SALE
    April 30th-May 3rd

    CHARCOAL CHICKEN & BRATS
    May 1st, 4pm-7pm

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

Perfect place to base your road trip with lots of unique historic lodging, local food options, Mississippi River access and nature experiences to your heart's desire.   


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

Come stay with us in 2015!

 FUN IN ALMA

 

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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