Category: Blogging on the River

5 Haunted Places in La Crosse, WI

Author: Miranda Martin While any town has rumors of “haunted” areas, La Crosse is home to some truly spooky terrors. Here’s a list of five can’t-miss places if you’re on a hunt for the haunt… #5- Bodega Brew Pub This pub is over 100 years old, which is enough to tell you it’ll be haunted. The story… Read more »

5 Things to Know: Rotary Lights

ENTER TO WIN A TRIP! By: Sara Walters With 4 million lights and hundreds of thousands of visitors, The Rotary Lights is an impressively-large holiday display held annually in downtown La Crosse. Here are five things you should know before you go. Walk or drive Wisconsin weather is unpredictable, but don’t worry about making the… Read more »

Fall Family Fun in La Crosse County

Whether it’s fun fall festivals or a trip to the pumpkin patch, we’ve got family-friendly experiences for you and your loved ones to enjoy! Ghoulees in the Coulees Norskedalen is a Historic Homestead over 100 years old and during its annual Ghoulees in the Coulees it becomes illuminated only by the light of the moon and… Read more »

Romantic Fall Getaway: 5 Places to Visit in La Crosse

When there’s a chill in the air, nothing beats a warm fireplace, comfortable lodging, and snuggling up to the one you love. Fall is the perfect time to plan your romantic getaway. Here are 5 places to add to your next romantic getaway itinerary. The Charmant Hotel The Charmant Hotel marks the transformation of an 1898-built… Read more »

Game Day Grub: 6 Places to Catch the Game

Blogging on the River, Food & Drink, Foodie Favorites, French Island, Fun things to do in La Crosse, Onalaska, Sports, West Salem Game day and great food go hand-in-hand. Whether you’re a local looking for a new game day hangout or a visitor trying to catch your favorite team on the big screen and a quick bite to eat, we’ve got 6… Read more »

Stay Cozy – 8 Cabin Rentals to Enjoy

Looking for a unique lodging option? Or maybe you’re searching for that nostalgic Wisconsin cabin getaway? Look no further. Here are 8 of La Crosse County’s (and the surrounding area’s) coziest cabin rentals, perfect for a warm and relaxing winter vacation. The Paulsen Cabin at Norskedalen This 130-year-old log cabin sleeps 6 and includes sleeping loft with… Read more »

Five Fall Favorites in La Crosse County

If you haven’t experienced the fall season in La Crosse County and the surrounding area, you need to add it to your bucket list. The changing colors of the trees that cover the bluffs make for a beautiful sight. Not to mention the area boasts a variety of apple orchards and pumpkin patches that offer… Read more »

4 Places to Spend the 4th in La Crosse County

Blogging on the River, Festivals, Food & Drink, French Island, Fun things to do in La Crosse, La Crosse Events, Sara Walters, West Salem By: Sara Walters Ready to beat the heat this Fourth of July? These four spots feature all you’ll need—food, drinks, water and plenty of fun. Lake Neshonoc Pack a lunch and put on your swimsuit! Neshonoc Swarthout Beach is a… Read more »

Herons of La Crosse “Flock” Exhibition Opening

At a glance…What: Herons of La Crosse “Flock” ExhibitionWhen: Friday June 1, 2018 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PMWhere: Main Street Plaza, 200 Main Street, La Crosse Herons of La Crosse “Flock” Exhibition OpeningFriday June 1 in the Main Street Plaza The Herons of La Crosse are returning for a 10 year anniversary celebration. The statues from the Pump… Read more »

5 Things to Know Wisconsin Free Fun Weekend

Photo Credit: Travel Wisconsin By: Sara Walters Not many states have as many natural recreation opportunities as we do in Wisconsin. And thanks to the DNR, we all have the opportunity to enjoy them on Free Fun Weekend! Here are five things you’ll need to know to take advantage of this fee-free event, held this… Read more »