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.

Oktoberfest Race Weekend Schedule Announced

Photo courtesy of Bruce Nuttleman The historic event, to be held October 5th-8th, is the upper Midwest's season-ending "special" for most asphalt racers. The weekend builds up with many different divisions, before concluding with the season finale of the...

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Great River Landing Ribbon Cutting

The City of Onalaska is excited to announce the greatly anticipated grand opening of Phase 1 of the Great River Landing Project. There will be an open house and ribbon cutting on Saturday August 26, 2017 at the Great River Landing at 2:00pm City staff will...

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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. The river has served as a host to several major fishing tournaments such as the Bassmaster Elite, several Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) events, and...

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Featured Photo Friday: Fish Finder

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 charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of...

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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 Mighty Mississippi and it's back waters, Lake Onalaska, Lake Neshonoc, the La Crosse River AND the Black River, we have plenty of opportunities for those who seek 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.