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.

4 Places to Spend the 4th in La Crosse County

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 great family destination for the...

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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 us on Instagram. Your photo could be next! Just snap a photo and use #explorelacrosse I have photographed national...

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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 adults at UW-La Crosse. Enrollment is still open for the following programs. Learn more and register on UWL’s Continuing Education...

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Snaps Around Town: Artspire

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 us on Instagram. Your photo could be next! Just snap a photo and use #explorelacrosse I have photographed national...

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Guided Backwaters Canoe & Kayak Tour

Public Invited to Paddle and View Wildlife Habitat from the River La Crosse, WI – Mississippi Valley Conservancy offers its second annual paddle tour of the Onalaska Canoe Trail on the north side of Brice Prairie at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018....

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Herons of La Crosse “Flock” Exhibition Opening

At a glance... What: Herons of La Crosse "Flock" Exhibition When: Friday June 1, 2018 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where: Main Street Plaza, 200 Main Street, La Crosse Herons of La Crosse "Flock" Exhibition Opening Friday June 1 in the Main Street Plaza The Herons...

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Trail Trek Event Offers Discovery and Challenge

Second Annual Hiking “Challenge” to Feature Treasures of Protected Lands LA CROSSE, WI – Friends, families, and organizations are invited to hike the Trail Trek Challenge – a team treasure-hunt and fundraising event that takes place on La Crosse area...

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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 at the newly-formed festival, Country Boom, the La Crosse area is excited to host this fun-filled event. Here are five things you should know...

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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...

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Blog – Updates, News, and Happenings 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 bluffs, expansive marshes, and frozen bottomlands means some of the best skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling anyone could hope to…

Grandad Bluff has become not only a destination point for thousands, but also a symbol of this great Coulee Region. La Crosse’s recent renovation (completed in April of 2012) showed the importance and grandeur of Grandad Bluff to all who visit! Grandad Bluff is a city park located by following Main Street east which becomes Bliss Road (small vehicle only) as you ascend the bluff. At the top, the entrance is found by turning right on Grandad Bluff Road. The 600-ft high bluff overlooks the city of La Crosse.