Tourism

graphicThe community is home of the Boscobel Hotel, birthplace of the Gideon Bible (the site where two Christian traveling salesmen conceived the idea of the Gideon Society) and the Rock School, both listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors are encouraged to experience Boscobel’s rich heritage with a tour through the GAR Hall Civil War Museum located in one of the few Grand Army of the Republic Halls in the Midwest and the Depot Heritage "Turn of the Century" Museum located in the restored 18th century railroad depot. The community’s rich heritage is on display throughout the historic downtown business district. For the busy traveler, food, lodging and shopping is also readily available along state highways 61 & 133. Boscobel invites visitors to come, enjoy, relax and stay a little longer while enjoying one of the numerous avenues for recreation and shopping. Lodging is available at the Hubl’s Motel, The River Inn & Banquet Facility, Sands Motel, Llaughing Llama’s Country Cabins, Life O’Riley Farm & Guesthouse, or camping at Riverfront Camping or K’s RV Park. Area attractions include Kickapoo Indian Caverns & Native American Museum, the Gays Mills Apple Orchards, Fennimore Doll & Railroad Museums, Wyalusing and Nelson Dewey State Parks, American Players Theater, House on the Rock and other area mining museums and state historic sites.

 

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