Category: Blogging on the River

Top 5(ish) Happy Hours in La Crosse

Happy Hour!!! Bars and taverns have never been in short supply in and around La Crosse, and this surplus of watering holes has led to some excellent friendly competition for customers among these businesses, resulting in some truly great happy hour specials. Here are our favorites: 1. Starlite Lounge Voted area’s #1 Happy Hour (Best of… Read more »

10 Places to Take Your Kids

Finding new and constructive ways to fill your kids’ time can start to feel like a never-ending battle. Here are 10 favorite local venues for affordable family fun and entertainment.   1. La Crosse Loggers Voted #1 Sports Team in La Crosse (Best of La Crosse 2016), the Loggers are a wooden bat summer collegiate baseball… Read more »

La Crosse, WI Named #8 Most Relaxed Small City In America

The 10 Most Relaxed Small Cities By Movoto Real Estate With a cost of living 10 points lower than the national average, residents in La Crosse can rest easy savasana (they also have some of the most yoga studios per capita). 1. Richland, WA 2. Dubuque, IA 3. Manhattan, KS 4. Charleston, WV 5. Cedar… Read more »

Historic Downtown La Crosse, WI

Historic Downtown La Crosse, WI Much more than your ordinary, quaint small-town Main Street, historic downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin, has so much to offer: unique shopping opportunities, fine dining, great entertainment venues, and a vibrant nightlife. Spend your day browsing at some of the region’s finest specialty shops, get a bite at any of several fine-dining establishments, and… Read more »

Fishing in La Crosse, WI

Fishing in La Crosse, WI Near La Crosse, the Upper Mississippi sprawls well beyond its main channel, creating hundreds of tiny islands, channels, and deep pools which harbor more species of fish than any other temperate-climate river in the world. Walleye is king in these waters, but you can catch just about anything here: sauger,… Read more »

Fall into Fun! Driftless Style!

Fall has arrived in the Driftless Region, and with it comes opportunities unique to this festive season!  Whether looking for outdoor excitement among the falling leaves, or seeking a perfect place to enjoy a pumpkin latte and cozy up with a good book, we’ve wrapped up some fun activities to explore before the snow falls…. Read more »

Apple Blossom Scenic Drive

Have you enjoyed the Apple Blossom Scenic Drive yet? Early to Mid-May is the peak season to experience the natural beauty of rolling hills covered in blossoming apple trees. Plan to bike or drive the 17-mile route before the season ends!  Ride along the bluff-top roads that overlook the Mississippi River and La Crosse, and… Read more »