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Marvel at the beauty of the famous Mississippi River, shop in trendy riverfront malls, and dine in an extensive choice of tempting ethnic restaurants in the delightful town of La Crosse. Sitting on the banks of the river, and enjoying the accolade as one of America’s Most Livable Cities, this delightful country town oozes charm and quaint appeal. Its modern streets are wide and open, unfettered by congested traffic and hurrying pedestrians on its broad sidewalks. Contemporary arenas host international superstars, a regular venue on the world tour circuit, and the buzzing town center enjoys the space of open parks lined with urban cafés and stylish boutiques.

Things to see

Perched on the edge of the fast-flowing Mississippi River, Riverside Park is a lush, flat landscape that’s a regular venue for city festivals and celebrations. Its July 4th merriments see the sky light up in a blaze of neon color as fireworks explode through the dark. At the La Crosse Center, more entertainment is on the cards. Inside this multi-level arena, thronging crowds of visitors clamor to see favorite wrestlers take to the TNA platform, witness flying artistes on the trapeze and circus high-wire, or to revel in the music of the international stars that come to grace its stage. A relaxed and laid-back river city, there’s no better way to discover the charm of this delightful destination than a cruise on one of the boats that leaves daily from the Mississippi Explorer Cruise Dock. Taking in the lush banks of this famous river, you’ll be taken for a gentle ride downstream, stopping at pretty village ports where you can discover its backwater attractions and unique ecology.

Hotels in La Crosse

There are very few luxury hotels in La Crosse, despite its tourist appeal, but the mid-range and budget hotels you’ll find here are traditionally of a good standard. Typically, most accommodation is modern in style, with contemporary decor, free parking, complimentary WiFi, and a tasty breakfast every morning. Rooms generally have good sized en-suite bathrooms, including in its quaint bed and breakfasts, and with modern technology that includes flat-screen televisions they’re comfortable for long stays as well as shorter breaks.

Where to stay

Hotels in La Crosse can be found up and down its length, sticking mainly to high traffic roads that offer easy access through the town and into the idyllic, lake-filled surrounds. You’ll find a good choice along Rose Street, a wide boulevard littered with modern fast-food joints, pretty riverside cafés, and outdoor shopping outlets. Choosing a hotel further to the south gives you the best chance of a river view, with some fabulous hotels along the wide stretch of shop-lined road known as Harborview Plaza.

How to get to La Crosse

La Crosse Regional Airport is around 8 miles from the city center and receives flights from a number of locations across the US. For a wider choice of airlines, Rochester International Airport is around 75 miles from La Crosse along the relatively straight road of Interstate 90. Hiring a car is arguably the easiest way to travel and gives you the option of sightseeing further afield while you’re here. When it comes to public transport, there is a popular overland bus service that will drop you close to the center of La Crosse but it’s a considerably longer journey. In the city itself, regular bus schedules, and easy-to-book cabs, give you a great choice of options if you don’t want to drive yourself around.