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Platteville, WI

Platteville, WI

The charm of Southwest Wisconsin is especially present in the city of Platteville. Surrounded by rolling topography, the area around Platteville hosts some of the most breathtaking sights in the state. Besides being home to a University of Wisconsin campus, Platteville also offers a smorgasbord of things to see and do. Recreational opportunities like fly fishing the Platte and Grant Rivers, hiking or biking the scenic landscape, and enjoying a challenging round of golf should keep you busy. On the cultural side, the city provides art galleries and unique museums that showcase Platteville’s rich mining history. On the side of Platte Mound stands a large letter “M” that symbolizes all the work the University’s Engineering Department has accomplished over the years. The city’s historic downtown shopping district makes for a great way to leisurely spend a day shopping and visiting with Platteville’s friendly residents. And for an extended stay there are plenty of places to call home for a comfortable vacation. Come discover the Southwest corner of the state with a visit to this choice destination.

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Platteville, WI
  • Platteville Chamber of Commerce
    Hwy. 151 P.O. Box 16
    Platteville, Wisconsin 53818
    P: (608) 348-8888
    F: (608) 348-8890

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  • Historic Platteville Landmarks Learn

    Wisconsin’s Southwest corner of the state hosts some of Wisconsin’s oldest communities, and Platteville which was settled in the mid 1820′s has it’s share of great historical landmarks, including the Stone Cottage, Rountree Hall and the Platte Mound.

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  • Platteville Area Chamber of Commerce Learn

    Southwest Wisconsin has so much to see and do, and Platteville is an ideal place to start your adventure.

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  • Platteville Lodging Stay

    Looking for a headquarters for your Platteville visit? Platteville has options for all of your lodging needs.

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  • Platteville Shopping District shop

    Looking to head out shopping? Well then pack the credit card, a good pair of walking shoes and plan a visit to Platteville, WI, where they can cover all of your shopping needs in one trip.

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  • UW Platteville Center for the Arts See

    The Center for the Arts provides a professional performing arts environment for students to learn about the arts through performances and classroom experience.

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  • Driftless Film Festival See

    The Driftless Film Festival was founded to showcase independent films in beautiful venues, while enriching the community with face-to-face interaction with the filmmakers.

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  • Steve’s Pizza Eat

    Located in the historic district of Platteville, Steve’s Pizza combines quality food and great service with a special uniqueness to make your dining experience a memorable one.

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  • Rural Route 1 Popcorn shop

    A visit to the Rural Route 1 Popcorn Shop is truly a mouthwatering experience. In addition to the standard varieties of white and yellow popcorn, Rural Route 1 Popcorn is available in a wide assortment of ready-to-eat flavors.

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