Prairie du Chien charter bus welcomes the group members to the hometown of famous football player Joe Guyon. Prairie du Chien is a city in Crawford County. The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,803. Prairie du Chien is considered to be the second-oldest city in Wisconsin (after Green Bay). And although the cities are in opposite corners of the state, their common bond was, strangely enough, the Great Lakes.
Prairie du Chien charter bus members will find that Prairie du Chien is at the confluence of the Mississippi and Wisconsin rivers. The community name is French for "prairie of the dog," after the name of an Indian chief. A fur-trading post was established here in 1685.The members will be thrilled to know that it was the filming location for 1999 movie, "The Straight Story".
Wyalusing State Park, Quiznos Subs, Villa Louis are some of the popular places the Prairie du Chien charter bus group members will be going to. There are several historical parks to explore in the area, including Effigy Mounds National Monument, located across the river from Prairie du Chien.
Prairie du Chien Country Club, Prairie du Chien Dog Blues Festival, Prairie du Chien Carparee, Prairie du Chien Museum at Fort Crawford, Shihata's Orchard are some of the other very interesting places the Prairie du Chien charter bus will take the group to.
The Prairie du Chien charter bus will stop by Avalo Designs, Cabela's, and Carol's Crittersm so that the group members may shop at these famous shopping places in this city. Some other places that the Prairie du Chien charter bus will stop by so that group members can shop are Commerce Court Mall, Commerce Court Mall, and Commerce Court Mall. This is a great place to purchase gifts, souvenirs and mementos of your charter bus excursion to this charming city.
Barnyards 9 Golf Course, Mississippi Explorer Cruises, Prairie du Chien Country Club are famed for their Golf Course and other outdoor activities. The Prairie du Chien charter bus group members will be delighted to enjoy the adventure sports facilities here.
The younger members of Prairie du Chien charter bus group will have fun at the Prairie Fun Land and Timbers Entertainment Center. Where running, jumping and having a great time is the rule of the day.
Atop towering bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, the Prairie du Chien charter bus group members will find 190 prehistoric burial and ceremonial mounds. Many of these mounds take on the shapes of animals, such as birds and bears. It is thought that Woodland Culture Indians built the mounds between 500 B.C. and A.D. 1300. A bit south of Effigy Mounds is Pikes Peak State Park, which offers campsites, picnic grounds and hiking trails with spectacular overlooks of the Mississippi and Wisconsin Rivers. Here the Prairie du Chien charter bus group members can camp and have fun.
Next stop of Prairie du Chien charter bus is The Fort Crawford Museum, which guides visitors through the area's history, beginning with Marquette and Joliet's visit in 1672. Quiznos Subs is famous eating joint where the Prairie du Chien charter bus will stop. The charter group members will love the fast food served here. Hardee's Family Restaurant is another place to stop by and taste the lovely fast food they serve. The Prairie du Chien charter bus group members may give their chicken and fries a try.
Villa Loius,Prairie du Chien is a Victorian house includes relics from the area's history, including a battle in the War of 1812. It is a historic home where the Prairie du Chien charter bus group members will get to revisit the past.
Prairie du Chien is a beautiful place to visit. The Prairie du Chien charter bus will make sure every member of your tour group has a fantastic time.