Plan your premium Romantic Getaway in the La Crosse Region!
An award-winning Bed and Breakfast that encompasses the historic Queen Anne architecture style of the 1890s. Start your day surrounded by lavish spindlework, gazing out from the second-story porch at the original house exterior. This stay is boasting with character, home to the president of the Batavian Bank, Edward E. Bentley, and his family, and president of the La Crosse Exchange State Bank, J.E. Wheeler, who completed the home architecture in 1911.
Sparks fly in this 1892 Castle! Choose from five guest suites, with access to the music room starring a grand piano for guests to play, enchanting library, sun porch, and topped off with a delightful in-house morning breakfast made by their certified Pastry Chef. Each suite is named for the exquisite woods used throughout the Castle, and custom packages are available to enhance any exceptional romantic stay. Don’t miss an opportunity to reside in the 2019 most welcoming B and B in America!
Get in on the action! Stay only moments from the heart of La Crosses’ historic downtown. Your romantic stay is in blocks reach from Riverside park, Oktoberfest, plus outstanding shopping and dining. The modern amenities and prime location make short-term rental stays steamless and exciting. The bonus of free parking, local business partnership discounts, and Smart Tv amenities for a cozy night-in means it’s time to kick back and enjoy an epic trip!
Nestled in the hidden valleys of southwest Wisconsin lies luxury farmhouse suites and log cabins. When looking for the ultimate romance package, embark on Justin Trails Romantic Escape Special. The perfect addition to any leisurely stay package includes artisan Amish chocolates, fresh flower bouquets, and local Elmaro wine; ooh la la! While taking in the fantastic views of the driftless region, try your hand at disc golf, cycling, snow tubing, and snowshoeing!
Take a relaxing scenic drive surrounding yourself in Southwest Wisconsin’s Driftless Area to the charming boutique Branches Winery. You won’t want to miss out on their French-Canadian practices of using the winter to their advantage to naturally freeze and thaw impeccable apple cider and award-winning cold climate wines. Wines range from dry, oaked reds, crisp whites, and dessert wines.
For any season and any reason, La Cosse Region will bring out your adventurous sides as you explore the foot tails through wooded bluffs, wildlife-filled marshes, unexpected backwater rivers, and pristine prairies. Every day brings something new to the hundreds of miles of designated trails for leisurely strolls to begin your morning or heart-pounding climbs up the steep of the bluffs. It is an experience you will keep coming back for more!
If you thought the views of the waterfronts were gorgeous, wait until you’re boating through it! Schafer’s River Rental is your one-stop shop for canoes, kayaks, pontoons, and fishing boats. Get ready to set sail on the river with your favorite catch beside you, prepared for the ultimate boating date. Schafer’s knowledgeable staff will help direct you to the best fishing and scenic spots to help provide you both with lasting memories.
Passion and music collide when the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra touches the stage. Music director Alexander Platt has had a career dedicated to the symphony area of the glode and now accompanies the talented group of musicians of the La Crosse Orchestra. In 1898, A bank clerk invited local musicians to come together to celebrate music; now, we celebrate their legend that has lived on.
Take an evening walk through La Crosse’s historic downtown and set your marks for a gourmet treat. Great river popcorn and ice cream will blow you away with 40 flavors of perfected speciality popcorn made in-house! We can’t forget about the 20 flavors of super premium, award winning Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream located in Madison, WI. Their family owned locally made candy, coffee, jams and so much more will be a highlight of your weekend.
Beautiful flowers have been a staple of romance for decades, and no one does flowers like Monet Flowers and gifts! An icon for the most exquisite flower arrangements made by florists with a combined experience of over 75 years. These talented and creative premier florists have been using fresh flowers arriving daily since 1976! Check out their daily designs of floral arrangements for inspiration for the love in your life!
Diamonds are best friends to all at Crescent Jewelers! Crescent jewelers offer the world’s most perfectly cut diamond, Hearts on Fire, pearls, specialty items, and so much more. When searching for the perfect accessories, Cresent Jewelers specialize in diamonds colored gemstones and watches! Breeze into the Family-owned, ethically made, and sourced business and be met with an inspiring and caring sales team to help you pinpoint the perfect gift.
In over 100 years, many of The Sweet Shops recipes remain unchanged… they don’t mess around with perfection! Try some of their homemade hand-dipped chocolates and in-house ice cream that date back to 1921. Popular must-try treats include turtles, sea salt caramels, and maple creams- YUM! After a great day in the La Crosse Region, you’ll feel the loving tradition of quality treats made one batch at a time that runs deep through The Sweet Shop.
One of the most romantic dining experiences in the La Crosse Region is Lovechild Restaurant. 100-seat restaurant and bar set in romantic lighting and detailed velvet seating. They pride their cuisine in offering uncomplicated food with intriguing ingredients and big flavors, all locally sourced and seasonally driven. A twist of modern passion and dining awaits!
All aboard the romance express! Known as a La Crosse must visit, the Freight House restaurant is named after its original use of handling all incoming freight in 1880. Since 1978, the restaurant began preserving the 19th-century railroad deports, and it is now La Crosse’s premier steak and seafood dining. Settle in on a Friday or Saturday night to hear live entertainment.
In the La Crosse Region, outdoor dining highlights the gorgeous views of the rolling bluffs and rivers leading into the Mississippi. Castaway’s offers a beautiful waterfront bar with open patio views for watching the perfect sunset every night. Be prepared for delicious NY strip, risotto, specialty sandwiches, and epic cocktails.
Embrace the mantra of 608 Brewing Company with your love: Beer. Friends. Fun. Now, who can’t get behind that? Founded by friends who have tasted the best in craft beer and want to share their creations of big, bold, innovative beers with you! With too many delicious craft beers to pick just one, try a flight and get to taste testing!