Spared the leveling effects of the great glaciers that ground the rest of the state into gentler, rolling hills, here the ridges run high and the valleys deep. Bordered on the west by the Mississippi River, this was the first part of the Wisconsin Territory to be populated by Europeans. As you take in the startling natural beauty along the Great River Road, explore the chain of charming towns along the river that echo this rich heritage.
Black River Falls
May 27 - May 29
Twice a year, Memorial Day and Labor Day, the Ho-Chunk welcome all friends and neighbors to attend their pow-wow held as a celebration of thanks. It provides a...
The Great Wine and Chocolate Trail
May 27 - May 28
Indulge yourself at the 12thannual Great Wine and Chocolate Trail. Fine wines and decadent chocolates combined with the scenic winding roads through the...
Chippewa Valley Nature Festival
June 02 - June 04
Chippewa Valley Nature Festival is a weekend celebration of the unique animals, birds, insects, plants, and places in our region, the Chippewa Valley. This...
Rembrandt & Rutabagas Bed & Breakfast
Rembrandt and Rutabagas is a different kind of Bed and Breakfast. The history of the Kintz farm which has been in the family for over 60 years is in...
A 67-room upscale boutique hotel in historic downtown
La Crosse. The Charmant Hotel is a renovated candy factory, built in 1898. Architectural details of the...
Ho-Chunk Gaming Black River Falls
Black River Falls
Also known as Majestic Pines Casino, Ho-Chunk Gaming Black River Falls is nestled in the beautiful Jackson County Forest of northwest Wisconsin. Offering the...
4 Sisters Wine Bar & Tapas Restaurant
Located in the heart of historic La Crosse, across from Riverside Park, with views of the majestic upper Mississippi River, 4 Sisters Wine Bar and Tapas...
Lena's Lucky Star
Casual dining, tasty burgers, sandwiches, appetizers, daily specials, Friday Fish Fry, Saturday night BBQ ribs & shrimp. Sunday brunch 9 am - noon. Seasonal...
Escape to the Great River Road
Things to Do
A fabulous adventure awaits you on the Great River Road, Wisconsin’s national scenic byway. The road weaves its way 250 miles along the panoramic Mississippi...