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General information about the area

Big River magazine
The “Big River” magazine offers a great deal of river lore on their web site.

Explore Vernon County
This page covers a lot of ground in Vernon County, and includes many attractions, including camping information.

Grand Excursion 2004
In 1854, a flotilla of steamboats created a sensation all along the Mississippi River. In 2004, the original flotilla will be recreated! Visit this web site and make your plans. Genoa is a participant, and will offer many learning and recreation opportunities for history and river buffs.

Great River Road
This site features Great River Road information. The travel directory link, along with the weather and navigation links, can help you plan your trip.

Wisconsin Cities, Towns and Villages
This is a partial list of Wisconsin municipalities on the state Web site. As you plan your visit to the Genoa area, learn about the cities, villages and towns that you may pass through.

Wisconsin Detours
Visit this page to get current information on roadway work zones, before you plan your driving route.

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Genoa places of interest

Big River Inn
Updated Hotel, with many comforts and amenities for all types of visitors, in the heart of Genoa, Wisconsin.

Tuna's Bar and Grill
Right next to the Big River Inn Hotel, Great Wisconsin atmophere, and great food and drinks.

Rudy's Bar and Grill
Great fun and relaxation, and the best burgers in the area, just south the Big River Inn on Main Street.

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

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Fishing and boating

Clements Fishing Barge
Fishing on “the barge” is simple, fun, fast and very productive. Check out the picture gallery.

Genoa National Fish Hatchery
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service publishes this web site about the Genoa National Fish Hatchery located just a few miles south of Genoa on Hwy. 35. This organization station now concentrates on the recovery of threatened and endangered aquatic species. Visiting hours are from Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 3:30 p.m.

Wisconsin DNR Boating Pages
The Dept of Natural Resources in Wisconsin provides general boating information.

Wisconsin DNR Fishing Pages
The Dept. of Natural Resources in Wisconsin provides general fishing information.

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Nearby places of interest

Lansing, Iowa
Visit Lansing, Iowa for another authentic river village experience.

This rural heritage center offers rich experiences to those interested in history, and is just a short drive from Genoa in rural Coon Valley, Wisconsin.

Viroqua, Wisconsin
Viroqua, Wisconsin is the busy county seat for Vernon County. Visit their web site for destination ideas east of Genoa.

Westby, Wisconsin
Westby has a lot to offer visitors, especially those of Scandinavian descent. Westby is known for their Sytende Mai Festival and annual international ski jumping competition.

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