La Crosse travel guide

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You're Going to Love La Crosse

With a population of 51.320, La Crosse is a must-see destination in Wisconsin, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in La Crosse to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in La Crosse

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern (328 Front St South) and The Charmant Restaurant (101 State St) are great picks.

When to visit La Crosse

La Crosse in December
Estimated hotel price
€104
1 night at 3-star hotel
La Crosse in December
Estimated hotel price
€104
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to La Crosse in July, when the average temperature is 23 °C, and the highest can go up to 29 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -13 °C, with an average temperature of -8 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 109 mm. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in La Crosse, with an average rainfall of 28 mm.

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How to Get to La Crosse

Plane

When flying to La Crosse, you’ll arrive at La Crosse (LSE), which is located 9 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to La Crosse from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 16h 53m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to La Crosse. The train station in La Crosse is called La Crosse, and is located 4 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to La Crosse is to pick up a car hire from Minneapolis, which is about 207 km from La Crosse. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Minneapolis.

Bus

Amtrak operates bus routes to La Crosse. The most popular bus station is La Crosse 314 Jay St, located 1.5 km from the city centre of La Crosse. La Crosse University of Wisconsin is also a commonly used station, and is 1.8 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to La Crosse, you’ll arrive at La Crosse (LSE), which is located 9 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to La Crosse from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 16h 53m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to La Crosse. The train station in La Crosse is called La Crosse, and is located 4 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to La Crosse is to pick up a car hire from Minneapolis, which is about 207 km from La Crosse. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Minneapolis.

Bus

Amtrak operates bus routes to La Crosse. The most popular bus station is La Crosse 314 Jay St, located 1.5 km from the city centre of La Crosse. La Crosse University of Wisconsin is also a commonly used station, and is 1.8 km from the city centre.

Airports near La Crosse

Airlines serving La Crosse

KLM
Good (851 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,401 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,592 reviews)
Air France
Good (969 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,482 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (776 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,736 reviews)
Sun Country Air
Good (138 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (524 reviews)
WestJet
Good (1,895 reviews)
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Where to stay in La Crosse

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott La Crosse Downtown and Gundersen Hotel & Suites.

Where to stay in popular areas of La Crosse

Most booked hotels in La Crosse

The Charmant Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (9.4, Excellent reviews)
€199+
Country Inn And Suites by Radisson La Crosse, WI
2 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
€85+
Radisson Hotel La Crosse
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
€124+
Super 8 by Wyndham La Crosse
2 stars
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
€66+
Quality Inn
2 stars
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
€64+
AmericInn by Wyndham La Crosse Riverfront Conference Center
2 stars
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
€89+

Hiring a car in La Crosse

Expect to pay €0.96 per litre in La Crosse (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €11.50 and €15.34. The most frequently booked car type in La Crosse is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Jeep Renegade or similar) is, on average, 40% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay €0.96 per litre in La Crosse (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €11.50 and €15.34. The most frequently booked car type in La Crosse is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Jeep Renegade or similar) is, on average, 40% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.