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.

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 at the Children’s Museum’s Easter EGG-Stravaganza. We offer three dates/times for you to choose from: Friday, March 30, 8:30 to...

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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 Park on the following dates and times. Admission is free and open to the public. The La Crosse Short Line Railroad Heritage Museum was...

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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 snap a photo and use #explorelacrosse The true beauty of music is that it connects people. A photo posted by Dylan Overhouse (@illpickle) on...

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Come Celebrate Leopold as a Sportsman

Come Celebrate Leopold as a Sportsman On Saturday March 3, 2018 The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge will honor the life and work of conservationist and sportsman Aldo Leopold on Saturday, March 3rd, at the visitor center on Brice...

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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 be exact. Situated along the Mississippi River, La Crosse is no stranger to accolades. Case in point? It earned a spot on our list of the...

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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 at UW-La Crosse. The exhibition includes: sculpture, painting, prints, photographs, metals/jewelry, ceramics, drawing,...

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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 Tutankhamun” at Castlerock Museum in Alma, Wisconsin. The program will include primary sources such as the journal of Howard Carter, the...

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5 Things to Know: Driftless Sports Convergence

By: Sara Walters Do you love water sports? Or are you a newbie hoping to learn the ropes? Come get your feet wet at the brand new Driftless Sports Convergence held May 19th at the Onalaska Omni Center in Onalaska, Wisconsin. Here are five things you should...

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5 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 are many places to eat, drink and play with your dog in La Crosse County. Check out these five spots for pet-friendly...

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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.