Little Norway, or Valley of the Elves

Nestled in a beautiful valley twenty miles west of Madison, hidden in the foothills of Blue Mounds WI. is a charming and unique outdoor museum known as Little Norway. It has another, more romantic name which suggests more vividly the sense of magic that pervades this lovely valley: Nissedahle, or Valley of the Elves.

Aunt Mary's Hooterville Inn, Blue Mounds

Aunt Mary's Hooterville Inn has been part of the village of Blue Mounds for close to 50 years. It is located one block from the Military Ridge Bicycle Trail, and a stones throw from the Cave of The Mounds or Little Norway. Blue Mound State Park is at the edge of the village to the west and Brigham county Park is just to the east. Aunt Mary's Hooterville inn is where the locals come to share a cold beer and a story and visitors are welcomed as friends.

Cave of the Mounds - National Natural Landmark

Cave of the Mounds - National Natural Landmark provides an excellent introduction to caving in the midwest. This page is a great place to start to learn more about the science and history of our Cave, as well as discover neat general caving facts like nicknames given for various formations, meanings of spelunking, and safety tips! Follow the links below or just scroll down to learn more.

Harley Blue Bar and Grill

Welcome to Harley Blue! We offer great lunch specials as well as our regular menu items Monday through Friday. We are proud to annouce that our Friday night fish fry has just recently been awarded the Flecth & Dana 2006 Fabulous Fish Fry Award! Come and see for yourself why this award was given to us and try our fish fry for yourself. In addition to our fish fry, we have scrumptious poor man's lobster, broiled or hand-battered fried shrimp, and shrimp scampi all served with your choice of potato and salad. Every third Saturday of each month we also offer a slow-roasted prime rib dinner complete with all the trimmings. As always, we offer a wide selection of beverages too!

The Blue Mounds Dharma Center

The Blue Mounds region of Southern Wisconsin has long been held sacred. The natural beauty of the rolling land, forested hillsides and commanding views invites our full potential to shine forth. The mission of the center is the promotion of grassroots spirituality.

Grassroots spirituality includes the four core values:

Our belief is that personal growth is most fulfilling when it is held in the context of the greater whole. This Boddhisattvic belief is a guiding principle of our work at the Blue Mounds Dharma Center.