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Grandad Bluff

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Address: La Crosse, WI
Description: At 590 feet, this area offers scenic views.

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Best view in tri-state area!

Whether you are taking a Sunday drive, touring our universities, or have family in town, visiting the observatory deck on top of Granddad's Bluff is an absolute Must-Do while in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Whether you are taking a Sunday drive, touring our universities, or have family in town, visiting the observatory deck on top of Granddad's Bluff is an absolute Must-Do while in La Crosse, Wi!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The drive up can be confusing and complete through bliss rd, but overall is a great view! During the day, enjoy a picnic underneath the shelter while admiring the view of La Crosse and the Mississippi. At night admire the stars or the lights down below of the moving cars and life of La Crosse.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Grandad Bluff had a beautiful view of the city of La Crosse. You got a view of Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota all in one picture. Very easy to get to and very peaceful and wonderful to see! Would recommend not missing this on your trip to this wonderful city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It is definitely worth visiting. You will see a panoramic view of La Crosse and surrounding area – Mississippi river and bluffs.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

They're not kidding: you can see three states at once from the viewing deck! The views are just amazing. It's definitely worth the time to check it out, but don't forget a sweater...it's always breezy on the bluff!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

It's a nice area to get a view of the city. Sunsets are rad from the top. It's been nicely renovated and has bathrooms which is helpful if you plan to hike!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Nice hiking. Outstanding views. Family can have a great time. Took lots of pictures. So glad we went nice views of the area. Then went down to the marsh area and had a great time hiking!

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New London, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Accessible by car, paved roads, no hiking necessary. Newly updated and so nice. There are fully functioning bathrooms, an open-air shelter house complete with two fire places and stone benches. Past that you will find an expansive view of the city. The university campus is easy to spot, but can you find your other favorite hangouts from this height? The... More 

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

There is a wonderful view of the town and river. It is just a short scenic drive from town, so worth it. If you have the time visit this overlook.

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Sparta, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is the place to go in La Crosse to get a view of the city! The renovations completed in 2012 are spectacular!

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