Take HWY 13 north and go to mile marker #70. Approximately 60 Miles

Take Hwy 52/Hwy 3 (north/west). Continue on Hwy 52 North. Turn left (west) on Hwy 128. Go to t-intersection which is Hwy 13. Turn left on Hwy 13, go approx. 7 miles to milemarker #70. (Total approx 75 miles)

Take HWY 9 (west) out of Decorah and follow to Co. Rd. W4. Turn left on US 52 and follow all the way to Hwy 13. Turn right on 13, go Approximately 16 miles to milemarker #70. (Total Approx. 56 miles)

Take Hwy 20 East out of Waterloo. Exit onto Hwy 187 (Lamont exit). Turn left and head north approximately 16 miles to Hwy 3. Turn right onto Hwy 3 and go 6 miles to Strawberry Point. Turn left (north) at the 4 way stop onto Hwy 13.Go 10 miles ( 1 ½ miles north of the Osborne Nature and Welcome Center). (Total approximate – 65 miles)

Watch for Barn on the Bluff SignFrom Prairie du Chien, WI

* Cross over the Mississippi River on US HWY 18 from PDC to Iowa
* From the Iowa side, travel 8.2 mi. on 18W to US HWY 52
* Turn left on US – 52 South and go one mile
* Turn right onto IA Hwy. 13 and go 15.6 miles to Barn on the Bluff
* Located at mile-marker 70 on the left side of the road


iowa_mapExplore Elkader and surrounding small towns, visit nearby Amish Country, take in an auction, enjoy unique shops and restaurants, try your luck at Isle of Capri, hunt for treasured antiques, fish, hike, or golf in one of the many courses located within 7 – 30  miles. Discover interesting facts at our museums, enjoy a production at the Elkader 100 year old restored Opera House, see a first run movie at Elkader’s renovated movie theater. If you are adventure-loving, try out the new kayaking white water area located on the Turkey River in Elkader.

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