Activities

The La Crosse area is a four-season attraction with things going on every weekend, including:

Great River Road
www.wigreatriverroad.org

La Crosse River State Trail
www.lacrosseriverstatetrail.org

Great River State Trail
www.discoveronalaska.com

The Children’s Museum
www.childmuseumlax.org

Hixon Forest & the Butterfly Garden
www.hixonforest.org

Mount La Crosse
www.mtlacrosse.com

Forest Hills Public Golf Course & Restaurant
www.foresthillslacrosse.com

City Brewery
www.citybrewery.com

La Crosse Loggers Baseball
www.lacrosseloggers.com

Deke Slayton Airfest
www.airfest.com

Skyrockers Fireworks at the Bluff
(6pm & midnight) Watch from inside the Bluff View House
www.skyrockers.org

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
www.guadalupeshrine.org

River Cruises
www.juliabelle.com
www.greatriver.com/laxqueen
www.islandgirlcruises.com

La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway
www.lacrossespeedway.com

Norskedalen Midsummer Festival
www.norskedalen.org

Riverfest
www.riverfestlacrosse.com

Great River Folk Fest
www.greatriverfolkfest.org

Great River Jazz Fest
www.lacrossejazz.com

La Crescent Applefest
www.applefestusa.com

Oktoberfest
www.oktoberfestusa.com

Rotary Holiday Lights Display in Riverside Park
www.rotarylights.org

Perrot State Park in Trempealeau

Grandad’s Bluff and other city parks

Trolley rides in downtown La Crosse

Student activites at the schools

Kids Coulee playground, sand volleyball, sledding hills, and Myrick Park Hixon Eco Park (2009) at Myrick Park


Activities of all sorts

  • Cross Country and Downhill Skiing
  • Snowmobiling – About 650 miles of groomed trails
  • Swimming
  • Fishing – La Crosse was named a top 20 North American Fishing spot by Field & Stream magazine.
  • Golf – More than a dozen courses
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Bicycling
  • Historic Sites
  • Antique & Specialty Shopping
  • Movies and Community Theatre
  • River Dinner Cruises
  • Bird & Eagle watching
    … and many photographic opportunities in all seasons!