La Crosse is located only a short distance from Westby House Inn and offers guests a number of fun activities, attractions, and points of interest to enjoy. In order to ensure that you don’t miss out on any of the endless things to do in La Crosse, WI we have compiled a list of our favorite activities in the area for you to enjoy. Check out the best things to do in La Crosse below and make sure to also download a copy of our Vacation Guide for a complete list of all there is to do in La Crosse and the surrounding cities!
La Crosse Loggers Baseball: For those visiting us during baseball season, attend one of the La Crosse Loggers’ exciting games. Tickets are easily purchased from their website and guests can root on the Loggers while munching on delicious snacks and beverages. For those looking for outdoor fun during their time at Westby House, check out the La Crosse Loggers!
La Crosse’s Oktoberfest: If you love beer and having seasonal fun during the fall months, then La Crosse’s annual Oktoberfest is the perfect event for you! Oktoberfest is a festival and parade that offers days of fun activities, games, contests, and more. Celebrate with traditional German cuisine and of course beer and experience one of the city’s biggest and best festivals!
Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine: One of the most interesting things to do in La Crosse, WI is to visit Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine. One of the most historic and cultural attractions in La Crosse, the Shrine is a “spiritual destination for pilgrims from all over the world, who yearn for the peace, love, and compassion that Our Lady Guadalupe promises.” Visitors come to the Shrine to learn about the rich history behind the Lady of Guadalupe, for spiritual reasons, and more.
Riverside Amusement Park: When traveling with the whole family, one of the best things to do in La Crosse is to visit the Riverside Amusement Park. The Park is complete with mini-golf, go-karts, batting cages, and more! There is fun for the whole family while visiting Riverside.
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There are a number of delicious restaurants in La Crosse to choose from, ranging from traditional to unique there is something for every type of diner to enjoy. Located only a short distance from Westby House, these La Crosse restaurants will leave your mouth watering. To guarantee that your tastebuds are satisfied during your stay with us, we have put together a list of the best restaurants in La Crosse, WI below:
Our La Crosse restaurant suggestions are Waterfront Restaurant (closed Sundays), and Piggy’s Restaurant, which both offer wonderful cuisine. Le Chateau is a French restaurant located in an estate mansion on Cass Street just off of 4th Street. Dining here is a slow-paced atmosphere that offers excellent French and Mediterranean cuisine and more. For a place to have great conversation and a glass of wine with a Mississippi River view, we suggest 4 Sisters Wine Bar & Tapas. Located across from the Riverside Park entrance, this chic, fun lounge is a place to relax and savor small plates of creative foods with your favorite wine, spirits, or beer, all while enjoying the majestic Mississippi River. The outdoor patio is open when weather permits.
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