Located just down the road, right along the river road in Buffalo City. They serve American food—have a burger and sweet potato fries while enjoying a view of the Mississippi.
Also located in Buffalo City along the river road this bar/restaurant also offers outdoor seating in the summer.
North End Pub and Grill
A short drive into Cochrane and located on Main Street. Large menu, cold drinks, and great meals. Weekend specials are amazing, and we highly recommend the cheese curds!
Also located 5 minutes away in Cochrane is bowling alley/bar/restaurant that also delivers Pizza!
The Alma Hotel
Located 5 miles north on highway 35 in the town of Alma is the Alma Hotel, which has been in business for over 100 years. Great food!
Tanzy’s On Main
Restaurant located on the Main Street in Alma, Fresh. Local. Bistro.
Pizza Farm (seasonal) located in Yaeger Valley, Casual dining experience, wood fired pizza, great atmosphere including picnic style eating (or carry out) and many times live music. Approximately 5 miles away.
Wingdam Saloon and Grill
Located in Fountain City, WI. Friday night fish fry and full menu. Great bar food!
The Golden Frog
Located in Fountain City, WI. Open for lunch and dinner.
Harbor View Cafe
Located in Pepin, WI approximately 30 min, enjoy the beautiful drive on the way there and then end your night with made-from-scratch cuisine.
The Pickle Factory
Also located in Pepin, WI. Enjoy the view while eating great food!
Things To Do
National Eagle Center
Located in Wabasha, MN, it is home to non-releasable bald and golden eagles. Experience the magnificent creatures up close. The Eagle Center is about a 20-25 minute drive from the Sunny Shanty.
Buena Vista Park and Overlook
Located in Alma, WI, approximately 5 miles away, hike or drive to the scenic overlook. Directions: North on Highway 35 to Alma, take County Road E from Main Street in Alma up the bluff to Buena Vista Park and walk to the overlook. There is also a hiking trail trail from town that you can take. Stop at Fire and Ice, Ice cream/Coffee shop on your way up or down!
Seven Hawks Vineyard
Wine Tasting, located in Fountain City, WI, about 12 miles South of the Sunny Shanty.
Wine tasting, located on Alma Bluff overlooking the Mississippi. Approximately 10 minute drive north of Sunny Shanty.
Drive or boat to Pepin, WI for Wine Tasting. Approximately 18 miles from the Sunny Shanty.
Merrick State Park
322 acre state park located just a short drive south on the Mississippi River.
Walnut Grove Golf Course
Bring your clubs and enjoy a round of golf at this 18 hole public golf course located in Cochrane, approximately a five minute drive.
Rock in the House
Located in Fountain City, WI.
Mississippi Thunder—Friday night racing
Friday nights in the summer located approximately 10 miles south of the Sunny Shanty.
Elmer’s Auto and Toy Museum
Check out the hundreds of muscle, antique and classic cars and trucks located on Elmer’s Road in Fountain City.
Nelson Cheese Factory
Ice cream and sandwiches as well as gift packages. Worth the drive to Nelson to see what they have or to have lunch or just an ice cream cone!
Travel along the Great River Road (35) and enjoy all of the small town shops!