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Welcome to Baraboo WI.

Baraboo is a thriving little city located in the beautiful bluffs of central Wisconsin. It offers great opportunities for small and large businesses alike, many outdoor activities close by and history galore. It has excellent shopping, restaurants, parks & zoo, hospital & medical facilities, hiking, boating and was voted one of Smithsonian's best places to live.

Devil's Lake State Park

Devils Lake is one of Wisconsin's most beautiful parks for camping, hiking, boating, fishing and swimming, and also for some of the best family time to be had. It also offers views that just cannot be matched. The trails that lead you to the rock bluffs have breathtaking views that are unbelievable as you stand where our forefathers once stood. Loaded with history this park is a must see.

Al. Ringling Theater

Regularly Enjoy movies, live theatre and live music in the Al. Ringling Theater. Located in the heart of Baraboo, on the downtown square where many local gatherings take place. From concerts on the square to art fairs and farmers markets, it all can be had right here in one of our country's most desired places to live.

Baraboo School District

Baraboo has one of the most sought after schools around with so many options for kids to partake in. Sports, music, theater and not to mention some of the best teachers any district has to offer. If you are looking for a great school district to get your kids into then look no more. Welcome home!

Little Village Cafe

The Little Village Cafe is one of Baraboo's best kept secrets. They have some of the best pies and home made soups you will find. In the summer, sit outside in the corner dining area overlooking the square. Great food, no matter your choice, you can't go wrong.
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Cornerstone Gallery

The Cornerstone Gallery is a must visit art gallery in Baraboo.  The Gallery specializes in contemporary American fine art and designer craft, with an emphasis on the work of Wisconsin artists. Artwork includes hand-crafted jewelry, pottery, paintings and prints, scarves, purses, sculpture, blown glass, kaleidoscopes, tableware and other special pieces. As you stroll through the gallery, you will find time escapes you, while you are looking through this wonderful shop.

Circus World

Circus World is a fun and colorful family destination. Summer features include professional circus shows under a real big top, along with a wide variety of other shows, tours, concerts and demonstrations throughout the day. See the largest collection of genuine, hand-carved wooden circus parade wagons on earth, plus 6 buildings of engaging exhibits. Open year-round, rain or shine, Circus World is located along the banks of the Baraboo River at the original home of the Ringling Bros. Circus, featuring the largest group of original American circus structures is now designated a National Historic Landmark Site. There is something timeless and appealing about the world of the circus… you will not be disappointed with this one!

St Clare Hospital

St. Clare Hospital is one of the best facilities in the area with a new addition added just recently to keep up with all of today's technologies. From the simplest to the most difficult of procedures, St. Clare is one to feel that you're in good hands with. Just one more reason to feel safe here in Baraboo.
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Ochsner Zoo

Baraboo's own Ochsner Park Zoo is one of the most quaint little zoo's around. The kids will love this and never want to leave. Located just off of Hwy 33 as it winds through Baraboo this is home to many of natures creatures. This is an attraction well worth your visit. Baraboo is calling you!

Clarion Hotel and Convention Center

If you find yourself looking for a good meal, a great place to rest, in need of a banquet room for a large gathering or just a nice place to enjoy a drink with friends then this just may be the place for you. The Clarion is one of the finest in the area to accomplish all of that.

Monk's Bar & Grill

Monks Bar & Grill has been around for a long time with nothing but great comments being made about the food and service. A good sized facility to accommodate almost any size group, with very nice sized menu to satisfy anyone's taste buds. The drinks will not be a disappointment either, so bring your friends and settle in for a very nice evening. Watch your favorite ball game...it's all good at Monk's.
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Terry Monroe

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