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Grandad Bluff

La Crosse, WI
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Ranked #1 of 14 attractions in La Crosse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations
Description: At 590 feet, this area offers scenic views.
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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

A visit to La Crosse is not complete without a drive up to Grandad's bluff. Sunsets are awesome! The newly renovated park is very nice. Make the time to take the drive up!

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Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

incredible view - the drive up is beautiful, tight turns and narrow roads, drive with caution. Nice walkway and seating area at the top. View in the fall with the leaves changing is gorgeous.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

The views from the bluff are spectacular. In addition to La Crosse, you can see MN and IA. The site recently went through a multi-million dollar renovation.

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Minnesota
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97 reviews 97 reviews
30 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

great views! we really enjoyed our time up on the bluff. the drive up the windy, steep road is part of the fun. There are rest rooms and really nice gathering area complete with a fire place! Bring a camera!

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Definitely worth the trip on the winding road... the views atop the bluffs are amazing. A must-visit if you are in La Crosse.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Fun place to bring your kids. Easy trip to the top and a short walk to the look out point. Everything is very clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The road kept winding up, up, up. There were people actually riding their bikes or running up the hill. We got to the top and had a great view of the city and the river. There were historical signs posted with information on the bluff and the flag. Worth the trip up.

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Copperas Cove, Texas, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have been up the bluff many times in the last 35 years. The improvements in the last few years as far as walkways, etc, are really nice. This is quiet place that is really beautiful with a great view of LaCrosse and the rivers. If you are in the area it is definitely worth going up the bluff for... More

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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A winding drive to the top, but a spectacular view of the city! We go there often when in La Crosse. We are never disappointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Don't follow map, address is 3020 grandad bluff Rd. Beautiful and scenic, nice view..................

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