Category: French Island

Explore this Earth Day!

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Explore the La Crosse Region through recreation in our bluffs and trails full of bursting activities for the whole family, whether it’s hiking, biking, paddling or fishing!

Shop Small: 5 Things You’ll Find in La Crosse County’s Downtowns

By: Sara Walters On the hunt for some sales? Maybe a unique gift or a tasty treat? The finest fashion? The communities of La Crosse County each offer their own take on a downtown shopping experience. Here’s what to shop for in the downtown streets of the Coulee Region. Dress to Impress La Crosse – Sprucing… Read more »

Chill Out! Cold Weather Fun in La Crosse County

Photo: Bob Good Photography Studios Chill Out! Cold Weather Fun in La Crosse County Just because the weather turns chilly and snow starts to fall, doesn’t mean you need to be stuck inside. Bundle up and get outside to enjoy these cold weather activities in La Crosse County… Hit the Slopes Grab your gear and hit… 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 »

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 »

6 Unique Holiday Shopping Experiences

Gasoline Alley Toys & Antiques Do you have someone in your life that enjoys vintage and antique toys? Finding the right gift for them may be a feat but as luck would have it, we have an idea for you. Gasoline Alley Toys & Antiques offers vintage and antique toys. They specialize in toy vehicles… Read more »

Drink of the Month: Bloody Mary

By: Sara Walters There are lots of bars in La Crosse and surrounding areas that are rumored to have the best Bloody Mary around. One of the region’s top contenders is Rivers Rats on French Island. On the banks of the Mississippi, River Rats is a local favorite, featuring a full menu and bar as well… Read more »

Paddle Away! Popular Paddle Rentals in La Crosse County

La Crosse County is known for the bluffs but lest we forget about the other side of things. With the Mighty Mississippi and it’s back waters, Lake Onalaska, Lake Neshonoc, the La Crosse River AND the Black River, we have plenty of opportunities for those who seek to explore via paddling. Wondering where you can… Read more »