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

Great River Road

La Crosse River State Trail

Great River State Trail

The Children’s Museum

La Crosse County Historical Society (

Veterans Memorial Pool (  just reopened after major renovation!  Less than a half mile from Bluff View House & Myrick Park Bungalow.

Hixon Forest & the Butterfly Garden

Mount La Crosse

Forest Hills Public Golf Course

Pearl Street Brewery

La Crosse Loggers Baseball

Community Food Forest at the Y

Skyrockers Fireworks at the Bluff
(6pm & midnight) Watch from inside the Bluff View House and Myrick Park Bungalow

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

River Cruises

La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway

Norskedalen Midsummer Festival


Great River Folk Fest

Great River Jazz Fest

La Crescent Applefest


Rotary Holiday Lights Display in Riverside Park

Perrot State Park in Trempealeau

Grandad’s Bluff and other city parks

Trolley rides in touring La Crosse

Student activites at the schools

Kids Coulee playground, sand volleyball, sledding hills, and 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!