Category: Road Trip

Proudly Found on an All American Road

The La Crosse Region proudly lies along the Great River Road, now designated as an All American Road. “In order to reach the ‘All American Road’ status, the drive must be a tourism attraction unto itself. With multiple intrinsic qualities and one-of-a-kind features that can be found nowhere else…” Explore La Crosse is thrilled to… Read more »

Hidden Gems of The La Crosse Region

La Crosse is famous for its many views and adventures… but there are still hidden gems to enjoy! You just can’t beat the La Crosse Region. Check them out!

Best Places To See Fall Foliage In The La Crosse Region


As the colors begin to change along the ancient bluff sides, the La Crosse Region’s vibrancy continues to burst. When you’re ready, visit famous overlooks of the Mississippi River highlighted in reds, oranges, and yellows. Check out the many shops, coffee shops, fine eateries, supper clubs, orchards, and wineries our Region has to offer! Grandad… Read more »

Fall Photo Sweepstakes

The natural beauty and recreation abound in the La Crosse Region during the Autumn season and we want to see your pics! With everyone carrying their smartphones these days, we know you’ve captured a few fantastic shots!

Explore Again. Safely.

Summer is still here and adventure is calling. The La Crosse Region packed with opportunities to explore safely and responsibly. From recreation and camping to sipping your favorite wine, you can maximize the rest of your summer with these 5* activities.

10 Explore La Crosse Road Trip Tips

When the time is right, venture to the La Crosse Region! Centrally located on I-90 between Minneapolis-St. Paul, Dubuque, Des Moines, Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, the Region is easily accessible and just a road trip away.

Find Your Travel Style!

Find out your Traveling Style and when you’re ready, use your results to plan your road trip to the La Crosse Region! Your Traveler ID can help you plan the perfect trip with adventure suited to you and your interests! Find your traveling style and get ready to make memories that’ll last a lifetime during… Read more »

NEW Photography Scavenger Hunt

From landmarks, such as Grandad Bluff and Sunny the Sunfish, to activities like canoeing or hiking, there are endless opportunities to snap a memory in this stunning Region.  Put simply, natural beauty and fun recreation are easy to come by in the La Crosse Region and with everyone carrying their smartphones these days, we know… Read more »

Apple Blossom Scenic Drive

Spring Apple Blossom Season Starting in late May you should plan to bike or drive the 17 mile scenic Apple Blossom Drive, to experience the natural beauty of blossoming apple trees. Ride along the bluff-top roads that overlook the Mississippi River and La Crosse, Wisconsin and descend into the Pine Creek Valley for your return trip… Read more »

The Driftless Landscape of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Video)

The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe is within beautiful natural surroundings that will help pilgrims raise their hearts and minds in thanksgiving to the beauty of God’s creation. The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe will forever be a spiritual destination for visitors from all over the world. The Shrine is nestled in on… Read more »