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Jeff from The Burg told us about Gravity Hill. He also showed us the write-up in the Shullsburg... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Keith B
Herscher, Illinois
Worth a little side trip!

Whether it is “gravity” or optical illusion, this was a unique experience! About a mile outside of... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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“Worth a little side trip!”
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Jeff from The Burg told us about Gravity Hill. He also showed us the write-up in the Shullsburg Tour Guide. Well worth an afternoon adventure to experience this!

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We must not be smart enough to figure this one out. Not sure it is worth it but it wasn't for us. Maybe we have to try it again, but I'm thinking that it isn't worth the time. Have fun!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Whether it is “gravity” or optical illusion, this was a unique experience! About a mile outside of Shullsburg, there is a 25 mph sign. Stop, put your car in neutral—watch for traffic—and your car will move backwards, uphill!

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed December 29, 2017

I actually found the location by looking at my geocaching webpage. If it were not for the geocahce located in the same spot it would have been hard to find, there were no markings. This is a must do in the area. We were amazed...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Reviewed October 11, 2017

I know it is an optical elusion but can't explain it. It is well worth experiencing it at least once. But I guarantee you will go back a second time!

Date of experience: September 2017
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

We stopped right by the yellow 25mph sign just as I read to do on the internet and waited a few seconds for gravity to pull us up the little hill... and it did! Very slowly at first, then a little faster until we eventually...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Reviewed August 21, 2017

A friend recommended stopping at this place if you were in the area. For those just checking this out, beware, they recently oiled and placed gravel on the road so you will not easily see where to stop and test this gravity thing. it is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Reviewed May 6, 2017

I grew up in southern Wisconsin but hadn't heard about gravity hill until 8 years ago. I always thought it would be interesting. I finally made it there today. It it a weird thing to be in the car and swear you are headed down...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We cannot understand why this amazing optical illusion is not much more popular. First, it is hardly marked. There is only the "GH" painted on the roadway which we almost missed. We turned around and parked at the "GH" where we were clearly headed downhill....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Reviewed April 7, 2017

No words can describe this little side road in Shullsburg Wisconsin. It is an optical illusion you have to do yourself to really experience the entire effect.

Date of experience: December 2016
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