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.

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

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

By: Sara Walters Grab your stretchy pants and a handful of napkins. There’s a great assortment of BBQ joints in La Crosse County to try! Whether you like fall-off-the-bone ribs or a nice saucy, smoked-meat sandwich, you can’t go wrong with these five...

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5 Things to Know Mt. La Crosse Ski and Snowboard

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 you zip down the hills and valleys of Mt. La Crosse.  Here are five reasons to head to Mt. La Crosse this winter... Carve long after Halloween is over When someone...

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Snaps Around Town: Rotary Lights

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 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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6 Unique Holiday Shopping Experiences

6 Unique Holiday Shopping Experiences

Gasoline Alley Toys & Antiques Do you have someone in your life that enjoys vintage and antique toys? Finding the right gift for them may be a feat but as luck would have it, we have an idea for you. Gasoline Alley Toys & Antiques offers vintage...

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5th Annual Best of La Crosse County 2018

5th Annual Best of La Crosse County 2018

  The annual poll has been permanently moved to line up with the calendar year. This allows the final results to be announced by Spring of each year, just in time to celebrate the many festivals, events and businesses in La Crosse County during the...

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Badgerland Nationals Comes Back To La Crosse

Badgerland Nationals Comes Back To La Crosse

Badgerland Nationals Comes Back To La Crosse The annual Badgerland Nationals Wrestling Tournament is set to invade La Crosse on December 30-31, 2017 at Mitchell Hall on the UW-La Crosse campus. An estimated 750+ wrestlers from all across the country will...

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Featured Photo Friday: Bagel, please.

Featured Photo Friday: Bagel, please.

Too many people look at the holes in their life and miss the bagel. Featuring a new photo shared with us on Instagram.  Your photo could be next! Just snap a photo and use #explorelacrosse

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Fun for the Fam: December Itinerary

Fun for the Fam: December Itinerary

By: Sara Walters ‘Tis the season for tasty treats—and less activity. The holiday rush and the way-too-early setting sun can be a deadly combination for athletic-minded families who may find that they spend more time snacking than sweating. Luckily, the La...

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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.