On Mississippi Ridge

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Mississippi River View


Last updated: 10/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The cabin on Mississippi Ridge sits atop Eagle Mountain overlooking the Mississippi River. Experience the tranquility of ridge-top lodging, where the river below slows the world to a leisurely pace.

The cabin lies in a secluded section of ridge-top woods teeming with wildlife, and features approximately 1500 square feet with accommodations for six people, including two bedrooms and family room with queen hide-a-bed. Finished with hardwood floor and pinewood ceiling, accented with Driftless area artwork, and illuminated with natural light; the living room captures the character of the landscape.

On Mississippi Ridge is operated by Eric and Betty Frydenlund and their children, part of a family that has been in the lodging business for three generations. The cabin represents the culmination of a two-year search for property overlooking the water. The Frydenlunds have traveled extensively and know from experience the qualities that make a good vacation home. From the curtains on the windows to the board games in the cabinet, everyone has contributed to the cabin’s homelike character. But eventually it’s the view that will have you glancing out the window. The Frydenlunds hope you enjoy the scenery and share the inspiration of the Driftless area.

Keywords: On Mississippi Ridge, Mississippi River, Prairie du Chien, Ferryville, cabin, rental, rent, vacation home, cottage, lodging, Crawford County, Driftless, Wisconsin


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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    DISH Satellite TV...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Overlooking the Mississippi River from the bluff top....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio


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from 9 traveler reviews
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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$130 $150
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $190
Fri, Sat
$950 $3,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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  • Taxes Not included


50% down at time of reservation; balance due 3 days prior to arrival.

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Last updated: 10/20/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Eric Frydenlund served as general manager for a family-owned motel in Prairie du Chien for 25 years before returning to school for a degree in English. He now works for a non-profit company in Prairie du Chien promoting tourism and as a freelance columnist appearing in regional newspapers. The inspiration for Frydenlund’s columns, essays, and blogs lies in the Driftless landscape surrounding the cabin On Mississippi Ridge.

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  • Mississippi River View

    Mississippi River View

  • King Bedroom Loft

    King Bedroom Loft

  • Sunsets over the Mississippi River

    Sunsets over the Mississippi River

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Fully-equiped Kitchen

    Fully-equiped Kitchen

VRBO #296643

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 22, 2015

Minimum stay: 2 nights
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