Explore the Upper Mississippi from our hotel in Prairie du Chien

Set near the banks of the Upper Mississippi River, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Prairie du Chien, WI is just minutes from the city’s charming downtown. Keen hikers, paddlers, and anglers appreciate our proximity to Wisconsin’s Wyalusing State Park and Pikes Peak State Park, located just across the river in Iowa. If you forgot to pack a crucial piece of gear, head to Cabela’s right next door to the hotel. Families with children also love our indoor water park, Bear Foot Bay, which offers an activity pool with water basketball, a 25-foot waterslide (open limited hours), water geysers, and a waterfall spa.

You can start each day with a cardio workout in our fitness center before dropping by our dining area for a free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles. Need to print out a trail map or directions? Swing by our business center before you hit the road. After an active day of hiking, you can enjoy complimentary cookies and coffee by the lobby fireplace or head to our on-site restaurant for a hearty meal.

Enjoy family-friendly rooms with a microwave and a fridge

Make a family vacation more fun in one of our suites with bunk beds for the kids and a private bedroom for you. All of our comfortable rooms include a fridge and microwave so you can keep your favorite drinks and snacks on hand. Bringing along a four-legged family member? We offer a limited number of pet-friendly rooms on the first floor for a fee of USD 20 per pet, per night. Business travelers appreciate the free Wi-Fi and work desks.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Keep up with business in our standard room featuring free Wi-Fi, a work desk, and a coffeemaker.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Free Wi-Fi, a microwave, and a fridge make this budget-friendly standard room perfect for family trips.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults, 1 child
Enjoy more space to relax in a suite with an open floor plan, a sleeper sofa, and cable channels like HBO.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Plan a memorable couple’s getaway when you book this suite with a whirlpool made for two.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults, 1 child
Choose between a second room with bunk beds or a separate living room with a sleeper sofa when you book this suite.

Premium Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 4 children
Kids love having their own space with bunk beds in this suite with a private bedroom for parents.
If you’re planning a team meeting, a family celebration, or a client presentation in Prairie du Chien, our 20-person meeting room is a smart choice. Our friendly team is happy to help with audiovisual equipment, drink service, and group rates. Use our business center if you need to prepare a presentation or print documents.


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Restaurant and bar

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Prairie du Chien, WI - Buckhorn Grill & Pub
Join us each morning in our hotel breakfast room for our complimentary, hot breakfast, which includes items such as fresh fruit, eggs, and waffles. The hotel is also adjacent to Buckhorn Grill & Pub, where you can dine on delicious fare including appetizers, pizza, and burgers, or play a game of pool. Daily specials and a kids’ menu are also available.

Opening hours

4–10 pm | Wednesday–Thursday

4–11 pm | Friday–Saturday

Located where the Mississippi and Wisconsin rivers meet, Prairie du Chien offers a rich variety of outdoor activities, from hunting and fishing to hiking and boating. You’ll find state and national parks on both the Wisconsin and Iowa sides of the Mississippi near the hotel, including Wyalusing State Park and Effigy Mounds National Monument. You can also head to the quaint downtown area to browse specialty shops and view mid-19th-century architecture, or you can visit St. Feriole Island to explore the origins of Wisconsin’s second-oldest city. Don’t miss these top sites:

Eagles Landing Winery

2.98 mi / 4.79 km from the hotel
Visit this award-winning, family-owned vineyard along the Great River Road Wine Trail to sample more than two dozen varieties of locally produced wines.

Effigy Mounds National Monument

2.4 mi / 3.86 km from the hotel
This national monument, a sacred site for many American Indian tribes, preserves more than 200 mounds built between AD 500 and 1200. You can see 31 mounds shaped as birds and bears, hike 14 miles of trails, and join ranger-led tours.

Fort Crawford Museum

2.31 mi / 3.72 km from the hotel
Learn the history of Fort Crawford, which guarded Prairie du Chien from 1816 to 1856 and helped expand the American frontier, through riveting displays and artifacts.

Casino Queen Marquette

3.12 mi / 5.03 km from the hotel
With more than 500 slot machines, plus table games, live entertainment, and great dining options, this casino is perfect for travelers who want to test their luck.

Pikes Peak State Park

5.76 mi / 9.27 km from the hotel
Pikes Peak State Park features a 500-foot bluff overlooking the Upper Mississippi River. Go camping, hiking, bicycling, and looking for fossils, or simply take in the scenery with a picnic.

Prairie Cinema

2.99 mi / 4.81 km from the hotel
Catch up on the latest films with a refreshing drink and some popcorn at this six-screen movie theater.
1801 Cabela’s Lane, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin 53821, United States

The Country Inn & Suites puts you just two miles from downtown Prairie du Chien and five minutes from the Mississippi River and Marais Lake. Within 20 minutes, you can enjoy outdoor activities at regional hot spots like Wisconsin’s Wyalusing State Park or Iowa’s Pikes Peak State Park and Effigy Mounds National Monument. If you forgot to pack an essential item of fishing or hiking gear, there’s no need to worry—we’re right next door to outdoor emporium Cabela’s.