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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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This is a must visit when you're in La Crosse. This place is beautiful. You have a great view of the whole city. It's a very romantic place to go, or if you just want to clear... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is a must visit when you're in La Crosse. This place is beautiful. You have a great view of the whole city. It's a very romantic place to go, or if you just want to clear your head.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a great place to go for a hike and a great view of the city! Wear comfortable shoes, bring a camera, and grab a backpack with some water and snacks or lunch, then you're all set to spend the better part of the afternoon hiking with beautiful views.

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Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The bluff is a beautiful overlook of the city, but it's definitely not an adventurous experience. You'll drive up the bluff and park at the top. The area is all paved and fenced in. Good for any age or ability. We wanted to have a picnic at the top, but there weren't many relaxing places to do this. A short... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Whenever I'm in LaCrosse and feel a little disconnected, this is the place I go. You get a sense of yourself up there as well as those who came before. One of my favorite placesong in the world.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Stop looking up reviews of places and just drive up to the top of Grandad. You won't be disappointed. Bring a camera, bring some sturdy shoes (if you're planning on hiking, which you should), and bring a snack. You'll want to stay awhile. Now go have fun!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Much better now after the recent renovation. Always been a great view, now there's more room and feels safer & more easily accessible. Nice gathering place for a picnic. Don't forget the camera.

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River Falls, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A must go to if in LaCrosse. Easy to get to. Easy walk to viewing. Fantastic views. We did an evening with the sun peeking through the clouds. Awesome pictures.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Loved the panoramic view of LaCrosse and beyond, as well as the historical information posted at various places. Drive slowly as there are several hairpin turns!

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The view is spectacular. Driving up to the bluff felt more like being in the Black Hills than being in Wisconsin. Highly recommended.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Very easy to drive to, beautiful view of La Crosse. A must visit if you come to town. Plus its free. Clean area that has been re-done recently

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Address: Address: La Crosse, WI
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse

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