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A perfect family getaway!

We had a fantastic time celebrating Dad's birthday. Played family games during the beautiful thunderstorms. Played spy games in the enormous yard. Made s'mores in the fire pit. And, of course, we biked! A lovely carefree home to play and rest. 

-- AMY, BRIAN, MATTHEW, ELLA, NICHOLAS

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Loved the house and its history.

It's a clean, comfortable and lovely place to stay. You weren't kidding when you said it was right on the trail! -- JEAN & TERRY - GLENCOE, MN

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Thank you for providing a nice place for our turkey hunting gang to call "camp.

The weather was perfect, the hunting great and Dolly's provided us with a great facilities that were close to our hunting units. We're looking forward to staying again in future years.   

 -- HENRY, BOB, PAUL & LARRY - GREEN BAY, WI

Activities

Here are just some of the activities you can enjoy during your stay with us!

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HIKING

HIKING

There are many rustic hiking trails around Dolly's and all around the 3 County area. Never know what you'll see on your hike!

FISHING

FISHING

Guests are invited to fish for trout in the Baraboo River as it meanders within walking distance of Dolly's Pedalers Rest to the Kendall Village Park. Please be cautious of the cattle and horses that share pasture lands. Need a fishing license? You can purchase one at the Wilton Hardware Hank.

CANOEING

CANOEING

Just 12 miles from Dolly's Pedalers Rest is the Kickapoo River, known as "The crookedest river in the world." The Kickapoo ~ an Algonquian word meaning "one who goes here, then there" ~ runs from Ontario and Wildcat Mountain State Park to the Wisconsin River at Wauzeka. Visit Drifty's Canoe Rentals for information on tour options.

HORSEBACK RIDING

HORSEBACK RIDING

Circle S Trail Rides is just 4 miles over the hill from Dolly's Pedalers Rest. The horses keep an even pace over cropland, into the woods, up to the ridge tops, and back to the barn. Call (608) 435-6975 for more information. The Kickapoo Valley Reserve and Wildcat Mountain State Park also have equestrian trails. Visit their websites for more information.

GOLFING

GOLFING

There are several golf courses in our area, including: SPRING VALLEY GOLF COURSE, a 9-hole course in Union Center, just 9 miles from Dolly's Pedalers Rest. HIAWATHA GOLF CLUB, an 18-hole course in Tomah. RIVER RUN GOLF COURSE, an 18-hole course in Sparta. CASTLE AT THE BAY (formerly Northern Bay Golf Resort), an 18-hole course in Arkdale. Features replications of the most famous holes in golf, including two from the Augusta National and the island green from TPC Sawgrass.

SPACE & BIKE MUSEUM

SPACE & BIKE MUSEUM

SPARTA - Deke Slayton Space & Bicycle Museum - See progression of transportation with exhibits sharing the history of bicycles, aviation and aerospace. Antique and collective bicycles, a quarter scale model of the Wright Flyer, the history of Mercury 7 astronaut and Sparta native Deke Slayton, and an actual piece of the moon. Summer hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday though Saturday, and 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday. Winter hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

LOCAL HISTORY ROOM

LOCAL HISTORY ROOM

SPARTA - Interactive displays documenting the heritage, culture and way of life in Monroe County. Open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Housed in the same building as the Deke Slayton Museum.

TOMAH AREA MUSEUM

TOMAH AREA MUSEUM

TOMAH - Tomah Area Historical Society Museum - Catalogs the history of Tomah, including displays from Tomah native son Frank King, creator of the comic strip, "Gasoline Alley." Open 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, mid May through mid October. For more information, call (608) 372-1880.

NATURE & HERITAGE

NATURE & HERITAGE

COON VALLEY - Norskedalen Nature & Heritage Center - Norskedalen (which means the Norwegian Valley), is a nature and heritage center dedicated to preserving, interpreting and sharing the natural environment and cultural heritage of the area. Norskedalen has much to offer in so many different ways, exploring the natural beauty, regional history and traditional Norwegian heritage of the region.

CRANBERRY DISCOVERY

CRANBERRY DISCOVERY

WARRENS - Cranberry Discovery Center. Did you know Wisconsin leads the nation in cranberry production? Housed in a historic cranberry warehouse in downtown Warrens. Interactive exhibit hall details the history of cranberry production in Wisconsin. After your tour, have a dish of cranberry ice cream or a slice of cranberry pie from the center's Taste Test Kitchen. The center also has driving/biking maps available for seeing local cranberry marshes. Hours vary by season. Call (608) 378-4878.

DOWN A COUNTRY ROAD

DOWN A COUNTRY ROAD

CASHTON - Take a tour of the Amish communities in Monroe County? Down a Country Road, 2 miles east of Cashton on Highway 33, is a great place to start. Open May - October, you'll find Amish-made furniture, quilts, candy, jams and jellies, and more. As you drive around the Kendall, Tomah and Cashton areas, you'll also find Amish homes with signs in their yards offering goods for sale. If you visit our Amish neighbors, please be respectful of their religious beliefs. There are no Sunday sales.

NATURE RESERVE

NATURE RESERVE

LA FARGE - Kickapoo Nature Reserve - The reserve is an 8,569-acre tract of land located between La Farge and Ontario in southwestern Wisconsin. Its history, resources, administration, and recreational diversity make it unique. Here sandstone outcroppings tower over the Kickapoo River as you paddle its quiet waters. Its native plants and animals abound in all seasons.

STATE PARK

STATE PARK

ONTARIO - Wildcat Mountain State Park - Half the fun of this spectacular activity is the winding road of natural beauty that gets you there. Wildcat Mountain State Park is unglaciated with numerous rock outcroppings, stunning views, and the envy of all horseback riders who return and ride the incredible trails.

WEGNER GROTTO

WEGNER GROTTO

A grass roots folk art exhibit of structures and sculptures made of concrete and broken glass. Open free of charge May through October. For group tours call, (608) 269-8680.

DOLL & RAILROAD MUSEUM

DOLL & RAILROAD MUSEUM

Little Falls Doll & Railroad Museum - 2 miles east of Cataract. Over 1,600 dolls on display, train displays and railroad memorabilia, garden railroad, children's train ride and more. Open 1 to 5 p.m., Thursday through Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday). Call (608) 272-3266 before driving a long distance to visit to make sure the curators are available for tours.

BIRD WATCHING

BIRD WATCHING

NECEDAH - Necedah National Wildlife Refuge - Four established trails wind through various habitat types on the refuge, several observation decks, boardwalk trails, and refuge roads are open for use from sunrise to sundown to allow visitors an opportunity to see wildlife. Beavers, porcupines, white-tailed deer, foxes or the occasional black bear, whooping cranes and timber wolf are sometimes spotted.

SNOWMOBILING

SNOWMOBILING

You can snowmobile down the Elroy-Sparta & 400 Bike Trails during the winter months. There are many other groomed trails around the 3 County area as well.

SNOW SPORTS

SNOW SPORTS

We offer great snowshoeing areas along with cross-country skiing routes too.

WILDLIFE

WILDLIFE

Whether you just want to watch the wildlife in the wooded areas or you like to hunt, our area offers one of the best wildlife locations in the State.

YARD GAMES

YARD GAMES

Don't want to travel anywhere, you can stay at Dolly's and enjoy one of our many yard games.

CAMPFIRES (with S'Mores!)

CAMPFIRES (with S'Mores!)

Perfect ending to the day is a campfire and of course, making S-Mores is an added bonus!

READING & NAPPING

READING & NAPPING

Dolly's is the perfect spot to not do really anything. Maybe read a book or just take a nice peaceful nap and enjoy your vacation.

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608-462-4211
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30319 State Highway 71 | Kendall, WI  54638

LOCAL HISTORY ROOM

SPARTA - Interactive displays documenting the heritage, culture and way of life in Monroe County. Open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Housed in the same building as the Deke Slayton Museum.

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