The Student Life: First-Year Experience Office asked our current UW-L students to recommend the "best of things to do and see in La Crosse". After taking all of the recommendations into consideration, we have compiled a "TOP 13". Enjoy!
Rivoli Theater: Visit the Rivoli theater to watch a movie.
Involvement Fest: Attend Involvement Fest on Wednesday, September 11, 10am-5pm, Wittich Field (rain location: Valhalla Cartwright Center.
Murphy Library and Learning Center: Stop by and check out the Murphy Library and Learning Center. The Murphy Learning Center offers free tutoring for UW-L students, check out their website for more information.
La Crosse Public Transit System: Utilize the La Crosse public transportation system (MTU). Did you know that with your UW-L student ID it is free?
Riverside Park: Explore Riverside Park, whether that means taking a walk along the Mississippi River, a boat cruise or listening to a concert.
UW-L Athletic Event : Choose one or more of the UW-L Athletic events to attend. Did you know that it is free for you to attend the events with your current UW-L student ID? Cheer on your fellow Eagles or even join the Maroon Platoon.
Rotary Lights: Experience the magic of Rotary Lights.
Website Directions & Map
Farmers Market: Grab your tote bag and friends and swing by one of the local farmers markets.
Directions & Map for Friday Night Market at Cameron Park. (walkable)
Directions & Map for Saturday Morning Market. (walkable)
Directions & Map for Wednesday Morning Market at Bridgeview Plaza.
Directions & Map for Sunday Morning Market in Onalaska.
Recreational Eagle Center (REC): Explore the REC and try out a new activity, group exercise class or use the Outdoor Connection.
Granddad Bluff: Take a trip up Bliss Road, explore Granddad Bluff, and enjoy the amazing view from the top of the bluff!
Ranison Ice Cream & Candy: Take a study break for a sweet treat from Ranison Ice Cream and Candy.
The Pearl Ice Cream Parlor: Enjoy a delicious treat as you explore downtown La Crosse or Riverside Park (only one block away).
Myrick Park/Hixon Forest/ La Crosse River Marsh Trail: Just steps from campus are some amazing walking, running and hiking trails. Grab your shoes and your friends and explore!