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     Riverside Park    Rotary Lights    REC    Murphy Library            Involvement Fest    Ice Cream & Candy    Granddad Bluff    Farmers Markets                Public Transit (MTU)    ATP    UW-L Athletics    Myrick Park/Hixon Forest


Rivoli Theater Image Rivoli TheaterVisit the Rivoli theater to watch a movie. 

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Involvement Fest: Attend Involvement Fest on Wednesday, September 11, 10am-5pm, Wittich Field (rain location: Valhalla Cartwright Center.  


awareness through performance Awareness Through Performance (ATP): Attend one of the performances by ATP.  Your first opportunity to see this amazing group is during New Student Orientation.

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murphy library 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.  

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mtuLa 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?

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Riverside Park Riverside Park: Explore Riverside Park, whether that means taking a walk along the Mississippi River, a boat cruise or listening to a concert. 

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Stryker 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.

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Rotary Lights Rotary Lights: Experience the magic of Rotary Lights.

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Farmers Market:  Grab your tote bag and friends and swing by one of the local farmers markets.

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 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.


RECRecreational Eagle Center (REC): Explore the REC and try out a new activity, group exercise class or use the Outdoor Connection.   

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Granddad Bluff Granddad Bluff: Take a trip up Bliss Road, explore Granddad Bluff, and enjoy the amazing view from the top of the bluff!

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Ranison Ice Cream and Candy Ranison Ice Cream & Candy: Take a study break for a sweet treat from Ranison Ice Cream and Candy.

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The Pearl Ice Cream Parlor:  Enjoy a delicious treat as you explore downtown La Crosse or Riverside Park (only one block away).

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myrick/hixon forest/ lacrosse river marsh trail 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!

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