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Find updates, news, itineraries, quizzes, and happenings in the La Crosse Region.

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Any time of day, any time of year, La Crosse is full of exciting opportunities for learning, exploration, and entertainment. Whether you prefer to be outdoors or in, out late or up early, on the go with friends or relaxing with your family, you’ll find plenty to pack your days in La Crosse. Come back to the blog for updates! BLOG FOR US.

What Kind of La Crosse Region Beverage Are You?

Find out what kind of La Crosse Region beverage you are and when you're ready, use your results to plan...

Top Shorelines to Fish Today

Photo by: Norman Yackle | Instagram: @Normalicious | NormsGuideService.com Top Spots to Fish Shorelines in the La Crosse Region The...

“Gramping” – Memory Making for All Ages

This year has been unique and the concept of travel and play has had to evolve. Specifically, “gramping” or a...

The “Scoop” on Cold, Specialty Summer Treats

National Ice Cream Month July is National Ice Cream Month and what better way to celebrate than to cool off...

“Staycation” Bucket List

Stay Safe. Stay Comfortable. Stay Here. The concept of vacation has changed over the last few months, and Explore La...

Wisconsin Brewdown 2020

Wisconsin’s beer scene is well known and one to savor. “With hundreds of breweries across the state and thousands of...

What Should Be Your Next Hobby?

Find out what your next hobby should be. When you’re, ready, use your results to plan your road trip to...

Best Ways to Explore La Crosse this Summer

Five Ways to Enjoy the Full La Crosse Region Experience Fresh air and safety are essential these days and the...

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...

Enjoy the Outdoors Amidst “Safer at Home”

The Safer At Home order issued by Governor Evers has banned non-essential travel with few exceptions. One of the exceptions...

Five Reasons to Crave Local Craft Beverages

Whether you’re a beer sommelier or an average joe, craft beverages are often a crowd favorite. Local wineries, distilleries, and...

#FishSmart in the La Crosse Region

The La Crosse area has a unique offering of waterways strewn throughout the coulees and valleys of the Driftless Region. ...

Five Pet-Friendly Adventures in the La Crosse Region

Five Pet-Friendly Adventures in the La Crosse Region Let’s be honest, our pets love having us home…but it’s tough to...

3 Reasons National Travel & Tourism Week Should Matter to You

When you think about travel, what first comes to mind? Adventure or R&R? Flying or a road trip? Experiencing new...

Quiz: What’s Your Travel Persona?

Find out what your post-quarantine travel persona is and when the time is right, celebrate with a road trip to...

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...

NEW Photography Scavenger Hunt

From landmarks, such as Grandad Bluff and Sunny the Sunfish, to activities like canoeing or hiking, there are endless opportunities...

We’re Not Bluffing – We Have Ancient Beauty

The Driftless Region - A part of the world with unparalleled views, a distinct topography, and a puzzling name. What...

NEW Photography Scavenger Hunt

From landmarks, such as Grandad Bluff and Sunny the Sunfish, to activities like canoeing or hiking, there are endless opportunities...

Inexpensive Ways to Get Active in the La Crosse Region

As Spring and Summer approach us, it’s exciting to think about all the outdoor adventure coming our way! You don’t...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About the La Crosse Region

The majestic bluffs and grand Mississippi River are the backbones of the La Crosse Region. However, there are some unique...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About the La Crosse Region

The majestic bluffs and grand Mississippi River are the backbones of the La Crosse Region. However, there are some unique...

Leave Your Mark Between The Bluffs

Take Your Adventures Before the Snow Melts!The La Crosse Region has all the activities to keep you warm through the...

Start Exploring the La Crosse Region

Holmen | La Crescent | La Crosse | Onalaska | Town of Campell | West SalemWhether you are looking for...

An Afternoon with Castlerock Museum’s Founder

An Afternoon with Castlerock Museum’s Founder On Saturday, November 9th at 2pm, there will be a special program at Castlerock...

2019 Graphic Design Exhibition Featuring UW-La Crosse Students

2019 Graphic Design Exhibition Featuring UW-La Crosse Students Opening at Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy, Friday, November 15. La Crosse,...

Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat

HOLMEN, WI- Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat is a community-wide food drive that takes place in Holmen on...

“You Are Still Alive”

La Crosse, WI—William Stobb will be reading from his new poetry collection You Are Still Alive (2019, 42 Miles Press)...

Art Opening “Life is Art” Works by Connie Minowa

Art Opening Life Is Art: Works by Connie Minowa Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy, Friday, October 11, 2019  La Crosse,...

From Forest to Furniture at Castlerock

On Sunday, September 29th from 12-4pm, Castlerock Museum in Alma, Wisconsin will hold its sixth annual From Forest to Furniture...

Crooked Pint Ale House Announces Free Lucys for a Year Giveaway Next Thursday!

The new Crooked Pint Ale House in Onalaska is off to a great start since opening in late August.  To...

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

UW-La Crosse and the wider La Crosse community will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15. From an evening of...

Minnesota Marine Art Museum Announces 2020 Exhibition Schedule

The Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) in Winona, MN, has announced its exhibition schedule for 2020. MMAM features one of...

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go: Oktoberfest

SEPTEMBER 26–29, 2019 La Crosse, Wisconsin This classic German festival offers beer, food, parades, people, music and other family entertainment....

LCT Announces Auditions for ‘Elf The Musical’

La Crosse Community Theatre will hold auditions for the holiday musical, Elf The Musical, on October 7 and 8, 2019,...

Freedom Honor Flight #24 to fly this Saturday, September 14

La Crosse-based Freedom Honor Flight, which serves veterans in western Wisconsin, southeast Minnesota and northern Iowa, continues its goal to...

State Art Teachers Featured in UW-La Crosse Gallery

An exhibition highlighting work from Wisconsin artists who are also art educators will open the University Gallery season at UW-La...

Mid West Music Fest 2020 Early-Bird Tickets Released

Mid West Music Fest (MWMF) has announced its early-bird ticket special for both of its 2020 festival events.  The 11th...

New Alley Art at “500 Main Murals” to Brighten, Liven Downtown La Crosse

Downtown Mainstreet, Inc. is pleased to reveal a new alley of murals behind 444 Main Street. The project is a...

Art Opening “Life is Art” Works by Connie Minowa

Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy (129 6th St S, La Crosse, across from the Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman)...

Celebrating the Grand Opening of the Fred Funk Boat Landing on Brice Prairie

We invite you to celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated Fred Funk boat landing, located in the heart...

Nocturnal Animals Program at the National Wildlife & Fish Refuge

As daylight turns to darkness, the evening hours offer new ways to experience wildlife! On Friday, September 6, 2019 from...

Pro Anglers Host Clinic for Boys and Girls Club of La Crosse

Major League Fishing (MLF) anglers James Elam, Roy Hawk, Kelly Jordan, Gary Klein, Keith Poche, Jonathon VanDam, Kevin VanDam and...

Kids Fishing Video Game App to Launch in Less Than 2 Weeks in La Crosse County

CastNCatch is a FREE video game app that can be accessed on many devices including your phone and tablet. The...

Minnesota Marine Art Museum to Feature ‘Underwater Dogs’

On top of one of the finest collections of art in the region, featuring the likes of Pablo Picasso, Claude...

Beyond the Sword at Castlerock

On Saturday, August 24th at 2pm, Thomas Peters and Derek Olson will give a presentation on “Beyond the Sword: The...

Summer Days Sidewalk Sale and Street Dance to Celebrate Summer Downtown

The Annual Downtown Summer Days Sidewalk Sale has 3 Big Days of Savings from August 1st - 3rd, 2019. The...

Free Nature-Themed Yoga Program at the Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge

Join us for a free adult yoga class at the Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge taught by Rylee Hedberg. Rylee is...

8 Spots for Family Fun in La Crosse County

La Crosse and its surrounding communities are rich in recreation and entertainment opportunities. But, in many cases, it’s not just...

International Owl Awareness Day Celebration August 3

Celebrate and learn about owls with a full day of programs and fun on August 3 in Houston, MN. In...

There’s A Charming Village Of Shops Hiding In Wisconsin And You’ve Got To Visit

If you’re looking for a completely unique day trip destination, look no further than the Village Shops at Down A Country...

Driftless Music Festival Announces Closing Act for 2019

For nearly 30 years the internationally-known Brotherhood Singers have thrilled audiences with their old-style a cappella gospel quartet performances. They...

Cheech’s Deecefest Family Music Festival Announces Line Up for July 2019

Deece Productions has released the inaugural Cheech's Deecefest Family Music Festival Line-Up. The festival, taking place July 26-28 at Creekside Grill...

Mississippi Valley Mayhem presents roller derby Tournament July 13-14

Mississippi Valley Mayhem (MVM) will host four bouts Saturday and Sunday July 13-14, 2019 at the Onalaska Omni Center.  “1,000 Miles...

There’s A Charming Village Of Shops Hiding In Wisconsin And You’ve Got To Visit

If you’re looking for a completely unique day trip destination, look no further than the Village Shops at Down A Country...

12th Annual Three Rivers Roleo & 5th year on Fox Sports

PRO LOG ROLLING TOURNAMENT RETURNS TO ONALASKA FOR 2019!  On Saturday, July 13, 2019, professional Log rolling returns to the...

Free Nature-Themed Yoga Program at the Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge

Join us for a free adult yoga class on Tuesday July 9th at the Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge taught by...

Final Weekend of ReNEW Calls for Celebration

ReNew La Crosse Neighborhoods 2019 (Revitalizing Neighborhood Empowerment With La Crosse Neighborhoods) and Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area would like to thank...

La Crosse Public Library Launches Pop-Up Library

The La Crosse Public Library is bringing the library to you! The new Pop-Up Library is bringing library services and...

BAA World Bowfishing Tournament – June 29, 2019

Bowfishing Association of America World Bowfishing Tournament Permitted on Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge The Upper Mississippi...

5 Things to Know Before You Go: Mississippi Mayhem

By: Sara Walters Fascinated by hot rods, pinup girls, and vintage clothing? Or do you drive a classic motorcycle and...

Marking 95 Years of Conserving the Upper Mississippi River

We at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are celebrating Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, which was...

5 Things to Know Before You Go: AAUW Art Fair on the Green

By: Sara Walters Every summer, talented artists flock to La Crosse to showcase their wares and celebrate their trade—all in...

Downtown Walk Around Finale

DOWNTOWN LA CROSSE, WI—The Downtown Walk Around 2019 finishing up on June 7, 2019. This event’s finale and prize drawings...

5 Places to Eat on the Water

By: Sara Walters Summer is short and sweet in La Crosse County. Want to take advantage of the option to...

Local Craft Beverages Highlighted on Discover Wisconsin TV

LOCAL CRAFT BEVERAGES HIGHLIGHTED ON DISCOVER WISCONSIN TV MARCH 23-24 Discover Wisconsin names local wineries, breweries, and distilleries as 2019...

Smells Like Nirvana coming to Pearl Street Brewery

Pearl Street Brewery is hosting national touring Smells Like Nirvana, taking place Saturday June 15, 2019. Smells Like Nirvana is...

Airpower History Tour

The Airpower History Tour brings iconic World War II bombers, B-29 Superfortress “FIFI” and B-24 Liberator “DIAMOND LIL”, to La...

Fire in the Shire on June 8th

Fire in the Shire in Alma on June 8th Visit Alma, Wisconsin on Saturday, June 8th for Castlerock Museum’s fourth...

Free Fun Weekend in Wisconsin

Get outside, get active, and enjoy Wisconsin's natural resources...for free! The first full weekend of June is the perfect weekend...

2019 Shore Stop Schedule

2019 Shore Stop Schedule Boats dock at the Mississippi River Levee in Riverside Park, La Crosse. Schedule subject to change...

La Crosse to Host Inaugural MLF Redcrest Championship

La Crosse, Wisconsin, announced as site for Inaugural Redcrest Championship TULSA, Okla. (April 5, 2019) - Every major league sport...

5 Things to Know: Riverfest

By: Anastasia Penchi If you spend the Fourth of July in the La Crosse area, it’s important to schedule a...

Driftless Music Festival Announces 2019 Line-up

Viroqua will again be alive with the sound of great music when the Driftless Music Festival (DMF) celebrates its 8th...

5 Things to Know: Restaurant Week

 Restaurant Week La Crosse | April 22-28, 2019 Restaurant Week La Crosse is a week-long food festival, celebrating local restaurants and...

Pearl Street Brewery Celebrates 20 Years

Pearl Street Brewery Celebrates 20 Years of Brewing Craft Beer in La Crosse, WI. Pearl Street Brewery prepares a very...

James Beard Nominated Chefs Cook a Feast for Mid West Music Fest

On Tuesday, February 26, La Crosse Distilling Co. will host the Fieldnotes Dinner Series to benefit the Mid West Music...

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?...

Things to Know: Driftless Outdoors Show

By: Sara Walters Do you love outdoor activities? Or are you a newbie hoping to learn the ropes? Come check...

5 Insta-Worthy Restaurants in La Crosse County

Blogging on the River, Food & Drink, Foodie Favorites, Sara Walters By: Sara Walters Can’t wait to capture that perfect Instagram shot of...

Mid West Music Fest Releases Line Up

Mid West Music Fest (MWMF) has announced the full line up for the 10th anniversary music festival held in Winona,...

Jay Owenhouse “The Authentic Illusionist” at the Weber Center

Jay Owenhouse, a legendary escape artist and one of the most awarded illusionists in history, is appearing in La Crosse...

Snowshoe Walk Offers Outdoor Fun for the Whole Family

SNOWSHOE WALK TO EXPLORE WINTER HABITATS AND WILDLIFE TRACKS Guided Snowshoe Walk Offers Outdoor Fun for the Whole Family For...

Actress Who is Blind to Portray Susy in ‘Wait Until Dark’

La Crosse Community Theatre announces that tickets are on sale now for Wait Until Dark. Performances begin January 24, 2019,...

Happy Noon Year at the Children’s Museum!

Saturday, December 29: COUNTDOWN TO NOON - HAPPY NOON YEAR! 10 am to Noon Welcome the New Year a little...

La Crosse to host 2020 High School Fishing World Finals & National Championships

La Crosse to host 2020 High School Fishing World Finals & National Championships La Crosse will serve as the host...

States of America – Hmong Refugee to Wisconsin

Xong was born in a Hmong refugee camp in Thailand but moved to Wisconsin as a child after her family...

Driftless Outdoors Show Awarded $13,322 JEM grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SILENT SPORTS MAKE A SPLASH IN LA CROSSE COUNTY WITH HELP FROM TOURISM GRANT Grant funds go...

Explore La Crosse partnering with Sanborn Canoe Company

Special Canoe Reveal December 11th at Welcome Center Rest Area 31 Explore La Crosse has partnered with local canoe builder,...

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...

UW-La Crosse Swinging Yuletide Saturday, Dec. 8

Holiday favorites with a jazz flair will be heard at UW-La Crosse during the annual Swinging Yuletide. The UW-La Crosse...

UW-La Crosse Seniors Set Art Exhibition Before December Graduation

Paintings, drawings, prints, ceramic work and installations highlight an art exhibition for UW-La Crosse’s graduating art majors. “Making our Mark:...

Brew Crew Comedy Tour Presents: Ricky Glore’s Taco Kitty Tour

Weber Center for the Performing Arts announces that tickets are on sale now for Ricky Glore’s Taco Kitty Tour. On...

James Beard Nominated Chefs Cook Up Feast for MWMF Fundraiser

Consider this an early Christmas gift for the foodie in your life. An intimate night with James Beard finalist and...

Lueth Park Pump Track (Video)

  Watch an amazing group of volunteers transform an idea into reality to make a city healthier, happier, and stronger...

Socks, Sandals and Pole Vault (Video)

  In this episode, I was joined by my good friend Jeremiah Burish from the Explore La Crosse. Jeremiah prides...

How to make a Torta Ahogada (Video)

The Torta Ahogada ( drowned torta ) is a famous sandwich from the Mexican state of Jalisco, particularly in the...

Santa Arrives at Valley View Mall

It hasn’t snowed a flurry, but Valley View Mall patrons are in a hurry to meet up with Santa at the mall’s annual...

No Need to Hibernate this Winter in La Crosse County

Blogging on the River, Fun things to do in La Crosse, Winter La Crosse County has plenty of activities to keep you...

The Great River Road by Motorcycle (Video)

You never know what you’re going to get when you turn onto a road in Wisconsin–it might be straight as...

Driftless Musicians Living An Old-Fashionable Life

By: Stacey Roou A cabin in the woods “Write meaningful lyrics to a song and it might come true!” That’s...

Almost Sunrise, Hope is on the Horizon at the Weber Center

Weber Center for the Performing Arts announces: Almost Sunrise A feature documentary by Michael Collins & Marty Syjuco Weber Center...

La Crosse New Music Festival Runs November 6-8

The UW-La Crosse Department of Music will host the 2018 La Crosse New Music Festival Tuesday-Thursday, Nov. 6-8. The Nov....

La Crosse Distilling Co. Launches Wisconsin Retail Distribution

Fieldnotes handcrafted spirits now available in stores, bars and restaurants. La Crosse Distilling Co., one of Wisconsin’s newest craft distilleries...

2018 Wisconsin Deer Hunting Information

It’s Deer Hunting Time in Wisconsin! This year’s Deer Hunt Media Packet and related podcasts can be found online at https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Hunt/wildwisconsin.html...

Exhibition Includes Badger State Metalworkers

Metalsmiths from through Wisconsin will show their work in an upcoming UW-La Crosse art exhibition. “Wisconsin Metal NOW” opens with...

Waterfowl Observation Day at Brownsville Overlook

The annual Waterfowl Observation Day, hosted by the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, Friends of the Refuge...

Migration Naturalists at Brownsville Overlook

A refuge naturalist will be available at the Brownsville Overlook on Saturdays and Sundays from November 3 – November 18,...

Winter Season of La Crosse County (Video)

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Shades of Buble’ A Three-Man Tribute to Michael Buble’

Weber Center for the Performing Arts announces that tickets are on sale now for SHADES OF BUBLÉSM: A Three-Man Tribute to Michael...

UWL Jazz Bands Set Fall Concert

The UW-La Crosse Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble will perform a joint concert of classic big band pieces, Latin-jazz and...

The Icarus Account: Live at UW-La Crosse

Twin brothers Trey and Ty Turner, who make up The Icarus Account, are coming to UW-La Crosse for a night...

Award-winning Independent Film Coming to La Crosse

EMMY-WINNING TALENT HEADLINES INDEPENDENT FILM Award-Winning Film Skips LA, Coming Straight to a Town Near You The award-winning independent feature...

Halloween Fun in La Crosse County

Whether you’re looking for family-friendly events or big scares, La Crosse County is there to provide! Hidden Trails Corn Maze...

Driftless Outdoors Show to feature a DockDogs® Competition

Driftless Outdoors Show | May 17-18, 2019 | Onalaska Omni Center La Crosse, WI – Visitors to the 2-Day Driftless...

Inclusion Night at the Children’s Museum

This special night is intended for children with disabilities to be able to enjoy the Museum without the extra stimulation of busy open hours. Sensory-friendly exhibits...

The Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association Presents: “Let’s Talk Breakfast”

    Tuesday, December 4th, 8:00 am - 11:00 am The Radisson Hotel, Wisconsin Rooms, Lower Level 200 Harborview Plaza,...

An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas

  Weber Center for the Performing Arts announces that tickets are on sale now for “An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas”....

New Camera Offers Unparalleled Look at one of America’s Greatest Flyways

The Raptor Resource Project has established a new bird cam on an island in the heart of the Mississippi River’s...

Explore La Crosse to Hold Informational Meeting for 2019 Festival Marketing Campaign and Event Grants

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 4:00 PM & 5:30 PM  La Crosse County Convention and Visitors Bureau Taking place Wednesday December 5,...

La Crosse Celebrates Global Initiatives Week Nov. 2– 9

Businesses and organizations in the Greater La Crosse Region will come together to celebrate the six annual Global Initiatives Week...

Creepy Critters Special Event Thursday, October 18

In celebration of National Wildlife Refuge Week join us for our fifth annual Creepy Critters special event! Learn about bats,...

Visiting Latin American Pianist at UW-La Crosse

Latin American pianist Alfredo Isaac Aguilar will give a number of public performances at UW-La Crosse as part of his week-long...

Ghoulees in the Coulees: Join Norskedalen for a Spooky Evening

  Norskedalen’s Ghoulees in the Coulees is happening on the evenings of October 25th, 26th, and 27th. Funds raised at...

Morrissey Declared Winner of the Oktoberfest 200

By: Kevin Ramsell and Paul Reichert Another cloudy and cool day greeted the race fans on the final day of...

Annie Hejny Brings Unique Painting Style to UW-La Crosse

Artist Annie Hejny creates abstract paintings with honorably-harvested water and sediment from her home state of Minnesota. Hejny’s paintings are currently...

Arming Up for Battle at Castlerock

  On Saturday, October 13th at 2pm, Jamie LaBreck, Patrick Kelly, and Isabel Collins will give a special presentation on...

“Mean Girls” comedian coming to UW-La Crosse

Comedian, actor and activist Daniel Franzese will bring his stand-up comedy to UW-La Crosse. Franzese will take the stage at...

5 Places for Burger Bliss Who ever thought there could be so many variations to such a simple and classic...

5 Old Fashioned Favorites

5 Old-Fashioned Favorites A classic Wisconsin staple – the old fashioned. Whether you’re at a supper club, pairing it with...

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...

Xtreme Hike – Upcoming Non-profit Fundraising Event

The Wisconsin Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host its 6th Annual XTREME HIKE on Saturday, October 6, 2018....

UWL Faculty Exhibition Display Includes Variety of Latest Artwork

UW-La Crosse Art Department faculty will exhibit their latest artwork during an upcoming exhibit on campus. The UWL Art Department...

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...

La Crosse County Nature Connections Guide is LIVE!

  The La Crosse County Nature Connections program is releasing a one-stop electronic resource for connecting with nature in La...

Driftless Wisconsin Wine & Cheese Trail Fall Colors Event October 12 -14

  The Driftless Wisconsin Wine & Cheese Trail will host special activities at each of fourteen businesses October 12, 13...

Availability of Trapping Permits – Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that Refuge special use permits and trap tags for the 2018-2019 furbearer...

Native Born Black: A Collection of Questions, an exhibition by Dewayne Wrencher

Opening Friday October 5, 2018 | 5-8pm Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy 129 6th St S, La Crosse,WI 54601 Fannin...

Weber Center Presents National Theatre Live – Frankenstein

  Weber Center for the Performing Arts announces that tickets are on sale now for the National Theatre Live production “Frankenstein”....

Native American hip-hop artist coming to UW-La Crosse

A Native American musician will blend history with hip-hop at UW-La Crosse. Supaman, a Native American hip-hop artist, combines his...

Trempealeau NWR to Hold Auction for Trapping Units

Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge will offer trapping units for muskrat and beaver during the Wisconsin 2018-2019 trapping season. Bidding for...

Steely Dane – The Ultimate Steely Dan Tribute

  Weber Center for the Performing Arts announces that tickets are on sale now for Steely Dane – The Ultimate Steely...

Trempealeau NWR to Offer Special Waterfowl Hunt for Persons with Disabilities

Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge will once again offer a special waterfowl hunt for hunters with disabilities on October 20 &...

Celebrate Halloween at the Children’s Museum

  BOO-seum Halloween Party Friday, October 26, 5:30-7:00 pm OR Saturday, October 27 8:30-10 am OR 5:30-7:00 pm Children, aged...

La Crosse Irishfest (Video)

  Irish & Celtic music from all over Ireland, Scotland, and the U.S, including local musicians; Wee Folks area with...

Volunteer Day to Feature Local History & Hike

Land stewardship volunteers are invited to get to know and care for the Tunnelville Cliffs State Natural Area, protected by...

Wisconsin Fall Color Report 2018

The fall season in Wisconsin is a magical one. From exploring apple orchards to picking the perfect pumpkin to planning...

Holmen Kornfest (Video)

    Kornfest is the annual community event of Holmen (3rd weekend in August), Wisconsin. Kornfest is run by the...

Mississippi Mayhem (Video)

  One part car show, one part motorcycle show, one helluva lot of fun! www.mississippimayhem.com  

4 Action-Packed Days Coming Up – Oktoberfest Race Weekend

  We are just a few weeks away from the 49th Oktoberfest Race Weekend at the La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway...

Guided Mushroom Expedition in Romance Woods

Mississippi Valley Conservancy is offering to the public a guided mushroom hike at its Romance Woods nature preserve. Sabrina Aspenson,...

UW-La Crosse Performance features Quinn XCII, Marc E. Bassy

Campus Activities Board sets fall concert Performance to feature Quinn XCII, Marc E. Bassy La Crosse, Wis. – UW-La Crosse’s...

La Crosse Distilling Co. 5 Things to Know

  By: Sara Walters A renowned chef, a passion for sustainable practices, and high-quality spirits. That’s what makes La Crosse...

Outdoor Recreation Alliance Awarded Trail Accelerator Grant

First Recipients of IMBA’s New Trail Accelerator Grants Announced National Education and Grant Programming will Accelerate Pace of Trail Building...

Wisconsin Tourism is Open for Business

  Article Courtesy of Travel Wisconsin There's plenty of fun coming up this Labor Day weekend in Wisconsin, and despite...

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...

Kayak Bass Fishing Midwest OPEN

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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...

Jorge Guzman named Chef & Partner at La Crosse Distilling Company

  Nationally-Recognized Chef Jorge Guzman Takes Talents to Western Wisconsin To Bring New Concepts to La Crosse’s Growing Restaurant Scene...

Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy Presents Unaltared

Opening Friday, September 7, 2018 Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy's (129 6th St S, La Crosse, across from the Cathedral...

Oktoberfest U.S.A. – La Crosse, Wisconsin (Video)

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Hypnotist Chris Jones at UW-La Crosse

  UW-La Crosse alumnus and hypnotist Chris Jones returns to campus to help kick off the new school year. Jones,...

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...

Oktoberfest and LHI partner to help Military & Veterans Celebrate

Each fall, Oktoberfest USA hosts thousands of people—loyal fans and new fest-goers alike—in beautiful La Crosse, Wisconsin, to celebrate the...

‘Flow’ Bike Trails in Upper Hixon II (Video)

  Hixon Forest (Map) Nearly ten miles of multi-use trails crisscross the wooded bluffs on the eastern edge of La...

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...

Full Moon Night Hike

  You’re invited! Join Refuge Ranger on Saturday, August 25 at 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. for this special opportunity...

LCT Announces Theatre Piece Walking With Twain

La Crosse Community Theatre announces that tickets are on sale now for Walking With Twain, an active theatre piece along...

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...

Pantizke at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway

  By: Paul Reichert Another warm night greeted race fans at the LaCrosse Speedway, but cooler and smarter heads would...

5 Things to Know: Wrench & Roll Collective Bicycle Tours

By: Sara Walters There are two things that are hard to miss when you travel to La Crosse County—its beauty...

Art for Dinner, hosted by Chef Shawn McManus

  Pump House & Chef Shawn McManus present Educational Culinary Arts Experiences La Crosse, WI, July 30, 2018- Pump House...

Driftless Outdoors Show (Video)

Check out the Driftless Outdoors Show.

Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy Call For Artists

  Exhibition, Where Are You From? Opening Friday, September, 7 2018 Application Deadline: August 20, 2018 Where Are You From?...

Garden Tour with Hike & Stargazing to offer Rare Glimpse of Ridgetop Wonders

  GARDEN TOUR WITH HIKE AND STARGAZING TO OFFER RARE GLIMPSE OF RIDGETOP WONDERS Mississippi Valley Conservancy celebrates Wisconsin Land Trust...

Local Convention brings Gamers from around the Region

Local convention brings together gamers from around the region. The gaming convention, Coulee Con, returns Friday, August 24, through Sunday,...

‘Flow’ Bike Trails in Upper Hixon (Video)

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The Kayak Bass Fishing OPEN Series comes to La Crosse, Wisconsin

Kayak Bass Fishing, the nation’s premier kayak bass fishing tournament series, heads to La Crosse County. The KBF Open is...

Things to Know: Cruisin’ Craft Beer & Film Festival

  By Sara Walters Saturday, August 25th, 2018Weber Center for the Performing ArtsBeer tasting begins at 6pmhttp://cruisinfestival.com/ CLICK TO WIN...

Mid West Music Fest Sets Dates for 2019

Mid West Music Fest (MWMF) will be holding it’s 10th annual festival in 2019. The multi-genre, multi-venue music festival will...

In it’s 11th Consecutive Year, Three Rivers Roleo set for July 14

  The Three Rivers Roleo will take to the water at Great River Landing, on Saturday July 14th for the 11th consecutive year....

Castlerock in the Park

    Castlerock Museum in Alma, Wisconsin will hold its annual Castlerock in the Park event on Saturday, July 7th...

Breakfast with the Owls, Intriguing Owls, Remarkable Woodpecker Programs

  Treat your taste buds to a locally sourced artisan breakfast of buckwheat crepes with goat chèvre cheese, wild boar...

Post-Fourth Festivals: July & August Events

  Photo Credit: Three Rivers Roleo July 14 By: Sara Walters The fireworks may be over, but the festivals are not....

Wilton Hemlocks Summer Hike

Guided Hike Offered at New Conservancy Nature Preserve on Kickapoo River in Monroe County Mississippi Valley Conservancy invites the public...

Cruisin’ Craft Beer & Film Festival

Cruisin’ Craft Beer & Film Festival taking place Saturday August 25, 2018 at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts...

Miss Tess and the Talkbacks at Driftless Music Festival

  As a child, Miss Tess grew up in a bountiful musical atmosphere. Her parents would sing traditional folk songs...

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...

Snaps Around Town: Moon Tunes at Riverside Park

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! We also feature a new photo that is shared with...

Explore Archaeology in July with MVAC

  The Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center offers a variety of programs throughout the month of July for both youth and...

Motorcycle Riding Wisconsin’s Driftless Region (Video)

  You never know what you’re going to get when you turn onto a county highway in Wisconsin–it might be...

Eagle Viewing Area Ribbon Cutting

Interstate 90-Exit 3 Rose Street-US 53 Improvement Project Eagle Viewing Area Ribbon Cutting Carrying over 32,000 vehicles per day, Rose...

Snaps Around Town: Artspire

Snaps Around Town We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! We also feature a new...

Children’s Museum of La Crosse Participates in Blue Star Museums

    The Children’s Museum of La Crosse is proud to be a participant in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration...

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...

Guided Backwaters Canoe & Kayak Tour

  Public Invited to Paddle and View Wildlife Habitat from the River La Crosse, WI – Mississippi Valley Conservancy offers...

Trail Trek Event Offers Discovery and Challenge

    Second Annual Hiking “Challenge” to Feature Treasures of Protected Lands LA CROSSE, WI – Friends, families, and organizations...

5 Things to Know: Country Boom

By: Sara Walters This summer is going to be booming. With an impressive lineup of country stars hitting the stage...

2018 NCAA® Division III Women’s and Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Explore La Crosse is happy to welcome the 2018 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Women's and Men's Track...

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...

5 Things to Know June Dairy Days

  You wouldn't be in Wisconsin if you didn't celebrate all things dairy.  Kick-off your summer fun with this annual...

Signature Sights of La Crosse County

Grandad Bluff Grandad Bluff has become not only a destination point for thousands, but also a symbol of the beautiful Coulee...

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...

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...

Learn about the Scottish Gaelic Language

  Do ye ha' a wee bit of Scots in your background or have you been watching Outlander and need...

Driftless Sports Convergence Debuts Saturday May 19, 2018

    Driftless Sports Convergence Debuts Saturday May 19, 2018 with Outdoor Celebrity Appearances, 50,000 Square Feet of Outdoor Equipment...

Snaps Around Town: Reggae Fest

Snaps Around Town We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! We also feature a new...

2018 Cabela’s National Team Championship Relocated To La Crosse County Due To Flooding

www.walleyefederation.com Presented by Cabela’s Ponca City, Okla.—May 9, 2018—The 2018 Cabela’s National Team Championship (NTC) has been moved from the...

5 Things to Know: Between the Bluffs Beer Wine Cheese

By: Sara Walters Between the Bluffs: Beer, Wine & Cheese Festival – Saturday, April 28 Beer, Wine and Cheese. It’s...

Trempealeau Refuge to Celebrate Annual Birding Festival

  Saturday, May 12th, Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge invites everyone to our Annual Birding Festival to celebrate World Migratory Bird...

5 Things to Know Bassmasters & Rotary Rock n’ Ribs Edition

  By: Sara Walters What more accurately describes summer than grilling out and dropping a line? Two popular warm weather...

Brothers, Epoxy, and Mixed Media Opening Friday, May 11, 2018

  OpeningFriday, May 11 -  4:30 pm - 8: 30 pm Regular Gallery HoursFri 5-7pmSat 10am-NoonSun 10am-Noon La Crosse, WI...

Knot Right Kayak Fishing on the Mississippi with Chad Hoover

Dodging big storms in hopes of landing some HUGE bass—follow Chad Hoover of Kayak Bass Fishing as he takes his...

Barrels & Bites

Live music, food, drinks and fun are all planned for the first “Barrels & Bites” hosted by the UW-La Crosse...

Snaps Around Town: Mid West Music Fest

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! We also feature a new...

Snaps Around Town: Mississippi Valley Mayhem Roller Derby

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! We also feature a new...

Bird Banding Demonstrations and Bird Walk

  Celebrate the arrival of spring by joining us on Saturday, April 28 for a bird walk through the forest!...

5 Cures for Cabin Fever

By: Sara Walters 5 Cures for Cabin Fever Are you done with winter? Us too. Luckily, La Crosse County has...

Walking tours celebrate latest Hear, Here additions

  Event is a collaboration between UWL, public library archives and Downtown Mainstreet, Inc. Walking tours of Downtown La Crosse...

LCT Announces 2018-2019 Season

  La Crosse Community Theatre announced its 2018-2019 season on April 7 at its annual Patron Gala Fundraiser. “This is an incredibly...

Restaurant Week La Crosse Starts Friday, April 20 – 29, 2018

  The 2018 Restaurant Week La Crosse starts Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 29, 2018, and will coincide with...

Fifth Annual Artspire La Crosse is June 8 & 9

  Artspire 2018 - You Belong. Fifth Annual Artspire La Crosse is June 8 & 9   Pump House Regional...

La Crosse Reads: Author, Professor Sets La Crosse Visits

  La Crosse, Wis. – A University of Georgia professor of English and author will give two presentations as part of...

Driftless Music Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

Viroqua will again be alive with the sound of great music when the Driftless Music Festival (DMF) celebrates its 7th...

Children’s Museum to Host 4th Adult Recess

  George Bernard Shaw said, "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing."  This quote...

Things To Know: Mid West Music Fest 2018

  LA CROSSE WI APRIL 13-14, 2018 GET TICKETS HERE! By: Sara Walters   One of the area’s most notable...

Fundraiser for La Crosse arts and culture experiences 36 years of success

Who: Pump House Regional Arts Center and WIZM Radio What: 36th Annual Pump House/WIZM Radio Auction When: April 14, 10:00...

Driftless Wisconsin Wine and Cheese Trail

Spring Event Weekend April 13, 14 & 15, 2018 Activities planned at 14 wineries and creameries throughout South Western Wisconsin...

Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy Announce a Call for Artists For Shadow Photo

  Exhibition Opening Friday, May 11, 2018 Application Deadline: Sunday, April 1, 2018 La Crosse, WI – Fannin Counseling &...

Snaps Around Town: Rudy’s Drive-In Restaurant

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! In honor of it's reopening...

Snaps Around Town: Between the Bluffs Beer, Wine, and Cheese Festival

We will be featuring an ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! This week's post is from Between...

La Crosse Regional Airport Service Update

  We have some great news. AA will be adding their fourth flight to ORD starting June 7th which is...

Visual & Performing Arts in La Crosse, Wisconsin (Video)

From the Pump House Regional Arts Center to the La Crosse Center and the Weber Center for the Performing Arts,...

Old Fashioned at La Cave (Video)

Le Chateau & La Cave is located in the historic Mons Anderson House near beautiful downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin. 410...

Bass Fishing in Unknown Places – Flukemaster (Video)

Snaps Around Town: St. Patrick’s Day

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! We also feature a new...

Easter FUN at the Children’s Museum

  Easter EGG-Stravaganza Don’t worry about the chilly, wet weather interfering with your Easter egg hunt: Do your hunting indoors...

La Crosse Short Line Railroad Open House

  The 4000 Foundation will be hosting guided tours of the La Crosse Short Line Railroad Heritage Museum in Copeland...

Featured Photo Friday: Get Jazzy

We will be featuring a new photo that is shared with us on Instagram.  Your photo could be next! Just...

Come Celebrate Leopold as a Sportsman

  Come Celebrate Leopold as a SportsmanOn Saturday March 3, 2018 The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge...

Herons of La Crosse “Bring Back the Flock” Campaign Kicks Off

  Community is being asked to bring back the Herons for a 10 year anniversary Celebration The statues from the...

La Crosse Named a Best Affordable Place to Live

Livability editors looked at cities across the country, and La Crosse was among the 10 best affordable. Number 5 to...

Student artwork to fill the University Art Gallery

  Annual all-student juried show runs Feb. 23-March 8 A variety of artwork will be displayed during the All-Student Juried Exhibition...

Learn about King Tut’s Tomb at Castlerock

  On Saturday, February 24th at 2pm, Gene Pelowski will give a multimedia presentation on “The Discovery of the Tomb of...

Places to Take Your Pup

By: Sara Walters Dog-Friendly Destinations in La Crosse County Traveling with your four-legged friends doesn’t have to be difficult. There...

Why I Kayak Fish with Chad Hoover (Video)

MORE FISHING IN LA CROSSE COUNTY HERE!

A Sweet Treat: 5 Places to Shop this Valentine’s Day

Are you searching for the perfect sweet treat this Valentine’s Day? Look no further. These four candy shops in La...

Wisconsin State Senior Championship bowling tournament will open February 10th

  The 37th Annual Wisconsin State Senior Championship bowling tournament will open February 10th, 2018 at All Star Lanes in...

Explore La Crosse recruiting Social Influencers and Bloggers to the Outdoors of La Crosse County

Apply Here   Explore La Crosse is inviting writers, bloggers, and social influencers to spend a few days in the...

The Children’s Museum of La Crosse is turning 19

Grown up now, but always young at heart! The Children's Museum of La Crosse opened on February 28, 1999.  We...

Featured Photo Friday: Something Tasty

People who love to eat are always the best people. Featuring a new photo shared with us on Instagram.  Your...

2018 La Crosse Speedway Schedule Announced

Officials for the LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway released the tentative schedule for its 2018 season The action-packed schedule will be similar...

Eat Your Veggies at These 7 Best Salad Bars

By: Sara Walters A staple for lunch-goers and supper-clubbers, the salad bar is popular throughout the Coulee Region. Here are...

Snaps Around Town: Wedding World

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! We also feature a new...

Featured Photo Friday: Hit the Slopes!

Skiing is the best way in the world to waste time. Featuring a new photo shared with us on Instagram. ...

10 Places to Get Your Culture On

By: Sara Walters Ready to be inspired? La Crosse County and the surrounding area offers a variety of entertaining art...

Fun for the Fam: January

By: Sara Walters The holidays (and hopefully the cold snap) are over. It’s time to bundle up the kiddos and...

Conventions & Meetings in La Crosse, Wisconsin (Video)

The La Crosse, Wisconsin, area is rich in scenic beauty, diverse attractions, first-class hospitality, and superb meeting facilities. Centrally located...

Grab Your Napkin! 5 Places for BBQ in La Crosse County

https://www.explorelacrosse.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/BBQ-e1515514300183.jpgBy: Sara Walters Grab your stretchy pants and a handful of napkins. There’s a great assortment of BBQ joints in...

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go: Family Sports Travel

By: Anastasia Penchi You know the drill. Scramble and pack on Friday morning and hope you remember everything so you...

5 Things to Know Mt. La Crosse Ski and Snowboard

Pull out those skis and snowboards – or just rent them for a day – and enjoy the thrill as...

Snaps Around Town: Rotary Lights

 We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically!We also feature a new photo...

6 Unique Holiday Shopping Experiences

Gasoline Alley Toys & Antiques Do you have someone in your life that enjoys vintage and antique toys? Finding the...

Snaps Around Town: Divafest

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically!We also feature a new photo...

An Accessible Adventure

Everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Mississippi River Valley.  We have some great ideas to help you...

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...

La Crosse Time Lapse (Video)

Snaps Around Town: Mississippi River Bridge

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! We also feature a new...

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Campus Tour (Video)

  Any time of day, any time of year, La Crosse County is full of exciting opportunities for learning, exploration,...

Lights Over North La Crosse: A Holiday Season Tradition

  Lights Over North La Crosse is a great event for the North La Crosse Community. The event takes place...

Snaps Around Town: Halloween

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically!We also feature a new photo...

Snaps Around Town: Oktoberfest!

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! This week is always a...

Fishing Onalaska Spillway (Video)

Just a fun video with fun music about fishing! More on fishing HERE.

Views From The Air: Grandad Bluff (Video)

Grandad Bluff has become not only a destination point for thousands, but also a symbol of this great Coulee Region...MORE

Driftless Wisconsin Wine & Cheese Trail Launches October 13-15, 2017

Activities planned at 14 wineries and creameries throughout Southwest Wisconsin The Driftless Wisconsin Wine & Cheese Trail premieres October 13,...

Snaps Around Town: Applefest

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! We also feature a new...

Travel Wisconsin Ultimate Fall Drive Showdown: Vote for the Wisconsin Great River Road!

Travel Wisconsin asks fans to vote for their favorite scenic route in Wisconsin In anticipation of the arrival of vibrant...

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go: Mississippi Mayhem

By: Anastasia Penchi If the word “mayhem,” is involved – it has to be good. Mississippi Mayhem (a reference to...

Kayak Fishing in La Crosse County (VIDEO)

  The Mighty Mississippi and it's beautiful backwaters have proven to be a high class fishery time and time again....

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...

10 Historic Places in La Crosse County

For all you history buffs out there...   La Crosse is home to more historic places than most people realize!...

Things to Know Before You Go: Coulee Con

By: Anastasia Penchi Is gaming your passion? Do role playing games get your brain spinning and your heartbeat thumping? Are...

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go: 2017 Great River Folk Festival

By: Anastasia Penchi Folk music is the original music of the working people. The term has been used to describe...

Snaps Around Town: 4th of July

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! We also feature a new...

5 Favorites You Didn’t Know Were From La Crosse County

Believe it or not, La Crosse County has a few claims to fame. Here’s a list of 5 things that...

5 Famous People From La Crosse County

This city is not only a great location to visit, but also a hometown to many well-known names. If you...

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go: Holmen, Wisconsin

  Who's out enjoying the beautiful spring weather? ????‍♂️ McGilvary Road/Bridges in Holmen offers a gorgeous walk through marshland of...

5 Hidden Gem Restaurants in La Crosse County

Looking for a great dining experience when you visit La Crosse County? Check out these five hidden gem restaurants that...

Know Before You Go: Spiritual Tours and Places in La Crosse, WI

MUSIC BY THE WEATHERED HEADS   By: Anastasia Penchi Western Wisconsin is referred to as “God’s Country” for good reason....

Snaps Around Town: American Queen Steamboat

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically!We also feature a new photo...

Sights of La Crosse County

International Friendship Gardens, Riverside Park La Crosse enjoys thriving relationships with sister cities, business partners, students and people from around...

River Revelry in La Crosse

La Crosse is known by locals as the place where three rivers meet...     The superstar of these three...

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...

Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Video)

The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe began as a blessed and holy inspiration enhanced with the dedication and hard...

Canoeing, Kayaking, and other Paddling in La Crosse, Wisconsin (Video)

When thinking about kayaking, and other paddling the meandering waterways of the La Crosse area are an absolute paradise for...

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go: Western Wisconsin Fish Fries

By: Anastasia Penchi La Crosse likes its tradition. So it’s shouldn’t be a surprise that a city known for a...

Discover Wisconsin : Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Video)

The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe will forever be a spiritual destination for visitors from all over the world....

Family Vacations in La Crosse, WI (Video)

Family vacations are always the most memorable, but finding activities for everyone to enjoy can sometimes pose a challenge. Every...

Miranda’s Choice: 7 Can’t Miss Restaurants in La Crosse County

The hardest choice to make while visiting La Crosse County is where to eat! There are so many delicious options,...

The Best Bicycling in La Crosse, Wisconsin (and Why Any Cyclist Would Be Wise to Visit)

If you haven’t biked in the Midwest, you’re missing out, especially when it comes to western Wisconsin. Sitting on the...

3 Breweries of the Past in La Crosse, Wisconsin

3 Breweries of the Past in La Crosse, Wisconsin Our craft brewing scene is roaring, with mainstay Pearl Street Brewery...

Snaps Around Town: La Crosse in the Snow

We will be featuring a new ongoing photo series from Bob Good! Check back periodically! We also feature a new...

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go: Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Did you know that the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe is the only Catholic Marian Shrine on the western...

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go: Tour de Pearl

by Anastasia Penchi What does a small, hometown brewery have in common with bicycles? They are the key ingredients to...

Down A Country Road: What to know when visiting Wisconsin’s Largest Old Order Amish Community

by Kathy Kuderer What to know when visiting Wisconsin's Largest Old Order Amish CommunityHI! This is Kathy from The Village Shops at...

5 Things You Need To Know Before You Go: Three Rivers Roleo Log Rolling Tournament

by Anastasia Penchi La Crosse County is at the epicenter of a growing sport that was started by the lumberjacks...

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go: Artspire La Crosse

by Anastasia Penchi Artistically-speaking, La Crosse has it going on.The city has a thriving theater force to be reckoned with,...

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go: Between the Bluffs Beer Wine & Cheese festival

by Anastasia Penchi In celebration of our distinctive palates, join us at the annual Between the Bluffs Beer Wine &...

Winter Sports in La Crosse, WI

Winter sports and outdoor enthusiasts will love La Crosse, Wisconsin, in the wintertime. Six months worth of snowfall in our wooded...

Spousal Tours & Activities

Tours Each year, La Crosse attracts more than one million visitors as people across the globe are attracted by the...

Apple Orchards near La Crosse, WI

Apple Orchards & Patches by Mikayla Peters Have some down-on-the farm family fun while picking fresh apples and pumpkins at...

Top 5 Ways To Beat the Heat in La Crosse, WI

It's summer in Wisconsin, which means you're still on your first cup of coffee and the thermometer's sailing past 80...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...