La Crosse County is home to the largest shopping district in nine counties. Valley View Mall alone has over 80 specialty shops, and is surrounded by many more stores and restaurants. If you like big-name shopping centers, you can find all the largest commercial retailers in La Crosse and Onalaska. Or if you prefer to support independent, local businesses, historic downtown La Crosse has a vibrant shopping district full of the region’s finest specialty shops. Bargain hunters have their work cut out for them, with dozens of thrift and consignment stores to choose from, not to mention one of the largest antique malls in the state.
Much more than your ordinary, quaint small-town Main Street, historic downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin, has so much to offer: unique shopping opportunities, fine dining, great entertainment venues, and a vibrant nightlife. Spend your day browsing at some of the region’s finest specialty shops, get a bite at any of several fine-dining establishments, and relax beside the Mississippi at Riverside Park. Or just walk around and take in the sites of downtown’s historic architecture. It’s all here waiting for you.