La Crosse is often described with words such as charming, beautiful, breathtaking, and picturesque. But for us, and hopefully for you, the word most used is home. From working for local industry-leading companies to enjoying endless recreational activities, La Crosse provides exceptional access and opportunities for people to thrive. Join us in calling La Crosse home.
Envision a community that features exciting careers, safe neighborhoods, excellent schools, ample opportunities to connect with new friends, and limitless ways to spend your free time. Look no further… you’ve discovered Greater La Crosse. Our region offers the chance to lead a fulfilling life, no matter your priorities. You’ll enjoy abundant access to four-season outdoor recreation amidst our scenic bluffs and valleys. Community events, active non-profit organizations, the arts scene, distinctive restaurants, and unique shopping all contribute to the vibrancy of our region. We’re proud to call Greater La Crosse home. Let us help you discover why you belong here, too.
The Driftless Region, which straddles the Mississippi River and spans Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois, is filled with trails to explore, rivers and lakes to fish and paddle, and cycling routes to conquer. This 24,000-square-mile patch of the Upper Midwest was inexplicably untouched by glacial erosion and deposits during the last Ice Age, meaning the Driftless Region is the last remnant of untamed, rugged terrain that once spanned the region.