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 

SUMMER FUN
in Alma Wisconsin!
SUMMER is a beautiful time to visit the Buffalo County area and Alma, Wisconsin.    Perfect weather 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 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

LIVE MUSIC AT THE VINEYARD
Every Friday Night, 5pm to 9pm
Danzinger Vineyard

BEYOND THE SWORD
August 27th, 1pm, At Castlerock Museum
"Beyond The Sword: The Tools Of Medieval Warfare"
Presentation by Thomas Peters & Derek Olson

DRAFT HORSE PULL
August 28th, Noon, At Alma Rod & Gun Club
Classes:  3000lb, 3200lb & Heavyweight

CHARCOAL CHICKEN & BRATS
September 3rd at Alma American Legion

GRAPE STOMP
September 3rd, 1-3pm, at Danzinger Vineyard
7th Annual Grape Stomp & "I Love Lucy" Contest
Live Music:  Doo Da Day (1-4pm)

ALMA MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL
September 4th
Sponsored by the MAF Committee and the Alma Area Chamber of Commerce

FALL FLOOD RUN
September 17th, Minnesota to Wisconsin Fundraiser
51st bi-annual motorcycle run along the Mississippi River, commemorating the flood cleanup of 1965

BACKROADS TOUR
September 24th, Buffalo County Historical Society

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

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.

 ALMA'S REVIEWS ON TRIP ADVISOR
VISIT Alma's Tourism Website at "ExploreAlma.com" For More Information
Original photography by Carol Knabe. Her work can be seen at Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center.
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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