Attractions

While many people visit Darlington each year just to see our unique and historic downtown with its wide street and boulevard, others come for recreation and site seeing. While in the area you won't want to miss visiting the following attractions. Click an image to view at full size

Lafayette County Courthouse - an amazing building donated to the people of Lafayette County by one man, Matthew Murphy - constructed 1905

The Depot Museum on Washington Street - maintained by the Lafayette County Historical Society

Lafayette County Historical Society Museum on Main Street

Driver Opera House - Theatre, Music & the Arts

Covered bridge by Super 8 Hotel - one of two in the Darlington area built by students at the Darlington High School

Historic Downtown - A Nationally Registered Historic Business District

Historic Downtown - A Nationally Registered Historic Business District

Historic Downtown

Soldier's Monument towering above Main Street

This M60 A3 military tank is quite a site to see and is on display at the American Legion Hall at 1400 Keep Street.

This display located at the UW Extension Office (627 Washington Street) has information about the locations of Barn Quilts on display throughout rural Darlington and Lafayette County.

Just one example of the Barn Quilts on display in rural Darlington. Visit www.barnquiltsoflafayettecounty.com to learn more.

Rural Darlington's rich agricultural history is primed for our growing Amish population. Amish farms, bakeries, and stores have become a common view throughout the area and it's almost impossible to visit town without seeing a passing buggy.

Chainsaw carving on Galena Street of a Darlington Redbird by local artist Richard Anderson. A variety of carvings are situated throughout town.

The Lafayette County Speedway in Darlington is a popular destination for racing fans, drawing hundreds of spectators every Friday night April through September. Learn more on the Recreation page.

Darlington Golf & Country Club - to learn more visit the recreation page

Site seeing. The sheer beauty of this region of the state, regardless of the season, is worth the drive. This photo of rural Darlington was taken in a foggy valley near a stream with temps at 32 below zero.

The Cheese Country Recreation Trail in Darlington

Camping at Pecatonica River Trails Campgrounds

Floating Christmas Trees on the Pecatonica River reflect their twinkling lights. They are lit during the Annual Christmas Festival & Parade each year.

Cheese Country Recreation Trail. ATV, snowmobiles, camping, and more - all right here in Darlington.