Historic buildings and houses, water activities, waterfront relaxation, wildlife, fine restaurants, parks, universities, and cultural attractions - what a concoction of things to do and see in La Crosse, Wisconsin! The Mississippi River in itself presents numerous activities and scenic attractions. You can explore also the Mindoro Cut - the second deepest cut built by hand in the Western Hemisphere.
Whether you just want to stay in for a relaxing time on the waterfront or you’d rather dine out and explore the city - you can’t go wrong either way! The historic charm and exquisite architecture of La Crosse will surely charm its way into your heart. So, what’s stopping you? Check out the top Airbnb vacation rentals in La Crosse, Wisconsin and make your booking, today!
1. Lovely cottage with a hot tub (from USD 165)
Need a place to rest and unwind? Book a stay in this lovely cottage located close to downtown La Crosse. The property features a hot tub, which allows you to soak in and relax while on a getaway. Plus, it boasts a wrap-around deck with outdoor furniture where you can hang out and dine while admiring views of the nearby lake.
Heading in, you’ll be greeted with a bright living area with a flat-screen TV and plenty of seating. There is also a kitchen complete with appliances, so you can make meals easily.
Sunsets on the EdgeLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the furnishings amenities and well stocked kitchen were very nicethe cottage's interior is simple yet comfortable and functionalthis cozy cottage was everything i hoped for and morelocation and view were great bed was very comfortable and we enjoyed our stay very much
Cleanliness:the place was very clean upon our arrivalit was clean comfy and everything i needed for my weekend get awayhot tub was clean/hot and has a great viewthe view is excellent house was clean and it was super easy to check in and get settled
Host:great hosts who checked in to make sure we were good to gojay and ken are wonderful host and very quick to respond to any questionsthank you jay and ken for being such fabulous hoststhe hosts are helpful responsive and accommodatingjay & ken were great very accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:great stay in a beautiful location on the watersunset on the edge is a lovely placethe location is perfect for all that la crosse has to offernice location fantastic viewcheck in was very simple and the location has an awesome view
2. Family-friendly guest house (from USD 170)
This stylish two-bedroom house is located in a leafy charming neighborhood about eight minutes from historic downtown La Crosse. It features an open plan living, dining, and kitchen areas. The living area features comfy sofas, seats, a table, and a TV. The kitchen is spacious and fully furnished with high-quality appliances and utensils. The bedrooms are nicely furnished with nice comfortable beds and warm bedding. This house has two clean bathrooms that come with towels and essential toiletries. All the rooms are well air-conditioned.
Wilson Schoolhouse InnLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the common kitchen/family room is huge perfect for a groupthe bedroom areas are nicely decorated and comfortablethe tv set-up is great and everything we needed for cooking was available
Cleanliness:the house was quiet clean and comfortablesparkling clean and super easy check in and check outthe schoolhouse is well kept clean and well equippedthe whole house was very clean and social distancing was respected i would definitely recommend staying herecharming clean historic home with a great central space for all guests
Host:hosts communicated so wellthe hosts are very responsive and helpfulthe owners were a delight to deal withvery nice place host were very accommodatingrichard and lisbeth were great hostsRead more reviews
Location:close to town but nicely secluded groundsawesome place so cool and spacious close to everythinggreat location beautiful place extremely hospitable hostsa fun and unique place to staya fun place to visit for something different
3. Classy vacation home with a backyard (from USD 85)
Are you looking for a place to stay with your furry pals? Check out this classy vacation home in a friendly neighborhood. The home’s interior boasts an open-plan space with a kitchen, dining, and living area.
Have fun preparing your home-cooked meals in the fully equipped kitchen and have them served in the cozy dining. Then, curl up on the plush sofas and grab the remote to watch your favorite TV shows. In the afternoon, you can have picnics in the backyard or take a stroll with your pets.
Classy with the Comforts of HomeLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:would definitely recommend javavino for coffee and breakfastforget an old outdated hotel room…spread out in this lovely 2 bedroom apartmentbeds were very comfy and unit stayed comfortable with baseboard heat
Cleanliness:great place and clean tooit’s clean comfy and convenientit was clean quiet and privatejamie's place was very cozy clean and comfortablejami’s place was clean and comfortable with everything we needed
Host:jami was super responsive to our questionsthis is a very cozy little spot and has a wonderful hostjami is very responsive quickly answering any questions and very easy to work withshe is so helpful and her place was a great place to staywe found the directions for locating the apartment and parking to be really clear and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:cozy location in a nice neighborhoodnicely furnished place in great locationwas a wonderful location super quiet neighborhood and such a cute placeit’s in a great location tooeasy access and a great location
4. Beautiful vacation home best for families (from USD 80)
This beautiful vacation home has almost everything you need for a comfortable stay, such as air-conditioning, a heating system, and WiFi access. Furthermore, it has a fully equipped kitchen that lets you create tasty home-cooked meals and a cozy dining area. Also included in the accommodation are parking spaces on the premises.
Traveling with kids? You don’t need to worry because the property has a travel crib for your little ones. Long-term stays are also allowed if you are planning to extend your vacation.
Down town artist suiteLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the place is nice and cozy and offers all the amenities that you will needthe two beds were comfortable and there were plenty of pillows sheets etcnicely renovated and decorated loft beds were comfy and everything we needed was availablesuper- cute apartment nice vintage inspired touches tons of natural light - very inviting placeit’s a great size very stylish clean comfortable beds and furniture and well kept
Cleanliness:the apartment was well furnished and cleanit was clean spacious and a perfect spot for a quiet weekend getawaythe house was cozy and super cleanwas clean comfortable and had a good kitchen for cooking your own mealsrobert was very responsive the space was exactly as advertised and was very clean
Host:when we had questions robert was very quick to respond and was a great hostthe best and nicest host you’ll ever meetrobert is a perfect host with quick response timeit worked perfect for our business owners getawayrobert was very responsive with any questions we had during our stayRead more reviews
Location:it's located in a great location for touring the towncute little place close to hiking and downtowngreat location for access walking to downtown and rivergreat location walking distance away from the best spots in townit is located very close to downtown and makes walking around the city very easy
5. Adorable house for rent with kid-friendly amenities (from USD 79)
Are you traveling to La Crosse with the little kids? Check out this adorable house for rent that features kid-friendly amenities such as a travel crib. It also comes with a kitchen that is well equipped, making it easier for you to cook meals, while a roomy living area allows for hangouts and game nights with your loved ones.
Additionally, you will have access to the property’s WiFi, which is convenient if you are on a business trip.
Victorian Cameron ChateauLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:nice size bedroom a small living room a little study and kitchen i had a lovely staythe apartment was clean comfortable and had all the amenities i neededthe apartment was perfect for two people with a well-equipped kitchenwe were very comfortable in the space and would recommend this apartment
Cleanliness:it was very clean and had everything we neededit was also clean and spacious which we also appreciatedthe home was clean and invitingthe space was clean and they had thoughtful touches such as snacks and beverages in the kitchenthe location was clean and as-described
Host:the hosts have done a great job in updating this historic homethank you nancy and charles for being such great hostsas hosts chuck and nancy were easy to contact and quick to respond to any questions i hadour hosts were friendly and open to our many questions about life in la crossenancy and charles are the epitome of great hostsRead more reviews
Location:great location close to downtownthe location is perfect -- close to downtownwonderful location close to downtown and plenty of running trails nearbyvery cute house in a great location to get downtown or to uwl campus with easegreat space location & ease
6. Family-friendly rental in Downtown La Crosse (from USD 89)
This vacation rental features modern comforts and a convenient location, perfect for small groups of travelers. It is close to several dining spots and shopping outlets in Downtown La Crosse. Scenic bluffs and hiking trails are also found nearby, which are perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.
After a long day, guests can relax cozily in the rental, with central air conditioning for comfort and a TV for entertainment. Kid-friendly features, such as board games and a crib, make the rental suitable for family getaways.
Classy, Comfy, Cozy - Just For You!La Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:very comfortable amenities and nearby good eats and coffeewe appreciated the well equipped kitchen and bath off street parking outdoor space and timely communication with hosttruly a fully stalked kitchen and toys for small kids too
Cleanliness:very clean and nicely decorated spaceexactly as advertised super clean and tidythe house was very clean & comfortableit was very clean and looked greatgreat experience this house was super clean and well maintained
Host:responsive attentive host that provided a warm welcome and made us feel at homebeautiful space has everything you need and more host was very good with communicatingjodi is very friendly and quick to respond to messagesRead more reviews
Location:great central la crosse location close to hospitals university downtownvery easy to communicate with very convenient location with many options to eat close bythis house was perfect for my family of 3 very comfortable and in a convenient locationsuch a cute place perfect for our quick thanksgiving get togethergreat place to stay and short drive from the lacrosse center
7. Upper-level apartment with a private entrance (from USD 70)
This upper-level apartment offers affordable accommodation without compromising modern comforts. It comes with cooking basics in the kitchen, a TV in the second bedroom, and Wi-Fi throughout the property. Air conditioning is also available. The cozy living space is suitable for couples and solo travelers. With a travel crib in the unit, it is also ideal for small families.
When not relaxing on the private balcony, guests can also check out some dining scenes and shopping spots in the area.
Cute - Clean -CozyLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:cute location easy private door access great view of the exposed rock hiking trails from the kitchen window
Cleanliness:clean space with the basicscould use a deep cleanvery clean place and neighborhood was quiet and peacefulthe bathroom is very small but functional and clean with lots of shelf spaceeasy in and out stay very comfortable and clean
Host:host was friendly and responsivemolly was a great hostRead more reviews
Location:very beautiful place pretty close to downtown lacrossea great location in la crosse with comfort and privacythis place was very cute and in a perfect areathe place was cozy and cutemolly’s place was super nice & cozy enjoyed the quiet neighborhood and close distance to downtown/bluffs
8. Central home close to everything (from USD 62)
This is a charming and cozy home with beautiful hardwood floors and your own bathroom, right outside the bedroom. It includes complete amenities, plus free parking, Wi-Fi, and a fully-equipped kitchen. Great bonuses are the BBQ grill, patio, and lovely backyard garden. This home is conveniently located in the center of everything. It’s just a couple of minutes’ walk to the University of Wisconsin La Crosse and a bike ride away from everywhere else.
If you love active, outdoor activities, this place is nearby mountain biking, paddling, skiing, fishing, and hiking sites! Being located near three universities, this is also the perfect place for those attending campus tours, visiting student family members or for those attending a conference.
Central home close to everythingLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:quiet comfortable first time experience with air b and bthe bedroom was quiet and amazingly comfortablethe little touches he included for our room really made it feel invitingbedroom (and adjacent bathroom) well-equipped; common areas pleasant; interactions friendly and casualgreat place to stay that is quiet and comfortable
Cleanliness:everything was clean and neatrob's place was sparkling clean and so homeyhis place is clean convenient and very comfortableeasy to find very clean placesuper neat and clean
Host:good hospitality really friend hostrob was a great host--very thoughtful and kindrobbie is a great hostrob was a fantastic host he was so friendly kind and thoughtfulrob was a great host was friendly and flexibleRead more reviews
Location:great convenient location near to uwlgreat neighborhood and close to downtowngreat location and everything went wellthe house is in a great location that is close to towngreat location close to downtown and uw la crosse
9. Riverfront home best for families (from USD 109)
For nature lovers and for those who love being in or near the water, this spacious, fully-equipped, cozy, and gorgeous home is perfect for you. For relaxing or spending some lovely time with family outdoors, you can choose from the screened porch, beautiful shaded deck, sundeck, or just take a few steps to the dock and enjoy the view. Animal lovers won’t be disappointed here, as eagles, great blue herons, river otters, muskrats, and different kinds of ducks are a common sight. With the grand Mississippi River right behind this home, this is just a wonderful experience waiting to happen!
The house is complete with all the basic and non-basic amenities you may need, including an indoor fireplace, children’s toys, books, a new Pack n’ Play crib, parking space, a coffeemaker, and a carbon monoxide detector. Oh, and did we mention the sauna? This home can comfortably house up to six persons and accepts long-term bookings.
La Crosse, WI (On the Mississippi River)La Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:cozy digs great views and they have a deck that goes out on the riveron the water with comfortable outdoor space and kayak/bike accessthe views from the apartment can’t be beat and the sauna was wonderfulkirsten and pat offer a clean comfortable and beautiful space by the banks of the mississippithe place was extremely comfortable well-appointed - one of the nicer places i’ve stayed
Cleanliness:the rental is clean and cozythe space was super clean and comfythis place was very clean and had great amenitieshouse was clean and had plenty of room for the 4 of usbeautiful clean accommodating and on the river
Host:hosts are friendly and graciousthey're wonderful hoststhe hosts were attentive and easy to work withkirsten and pat were wonderful hostskirsten and pat were wonderful hostsRead more reviews
Location:excellent location on the riverlovely location right on the mississippi riverthe location is nice and quietbeautiful location on the river for an excellent valuethis is a lovely place right on the river
10. Gillette Room in the Copeland House (from USD 95)
This room is bright, airy, cozy, clean, and pretty! With a porch-like feel to the room, you’ll surely get a good night’s sleep after a day of activities. It’s conveniently located in the heart of La Crosse, in the 10th and Cass Historic District. There’s never a dull time here since you’re within walking distance to a lovely French restaurant, a food co-op and the Friday evening Farmers Market (seasonal). The beauty of the Mississippi River waterfront is just 15 minutes away, as well as some nice restaurants and cultural attractions.
The room has its own bathroom, right outside the room. The living room is exquisitely decorated and furnished and perfect for reading, relaxing, or having a cup of tea or coffee. The breakfast provided is a wonderful treat.
Copeland House, Gillette RoomLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the breakfast spread is wonderfulthe gillette room and rest of the copeland house were absolutely stunninggreat touches -- chocolates by the bed wine glasses and opener in the room coffee makeri stayed in the gillette room and was very impressed with the amount of spacethe room is spacious and welcoming with a place to rest read and enjoy the views
Cleanliness:my room was spacious and sunny bathroom clean with toiletries availablethe house is sparkling cleanthe room was perfect with all it's victorian charm; very cleanthe house was gorgeous clean comfortable and cozyit was the perfect place for me - quiet clean and private
Host:they are also super thoughtful hosts that truly care their guestsemily and ric were excellent hostsfantastic hosts that very accommodatingemily and ric are great thoughtful hostsrick and emily are wonderful hosts and the home is amazingRead more reviews
Location:great location in historic precinctgreat location to local attractions within walking distancegreat location is easy access to all major highwaysthe location is also great being a ten minute walk from downtownthe location of the house is within easy walking distance of the downtown and riverside park area
11. Private bedroom in clean, comfy house (from USD 49)
This is a bright, cheery, airy, and truly cozy room, in a clean and quiet home. The two resident cats are well-mannered and trained. Situated just three blocks from an Amtrak station and on a bus line, this lovely home is also conveniently located near a coffeehouse, a candy shop, hair salon, antique mall, jewelry store, local breakfast restaurant, convenience store and a few local bars. Hospitals and universities are all just around 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) away.
The room has plenty of natural light, adding a lovely ambiance. Basic amenities are provided, including cable TV, a bathtub, air conditioning, kitchen facilities, heating, and Wi-Fi.
Winter Rates ~ Superhost~ clean/safe with catsLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:comfortable bed and pillows allow for a great nights sleephad a stellar stay easy and comfortablereally great spot for a night in la crosse love the foosball table even if we lost :)
Cleanliness:very clean and thoughtful toucheswith clean bedrooms and bathroomthat shows how clean it iscarma’s place was clean and comfortablecarma offers a nice clean house
Host:carma is a wonderful hostcarma was a great hostcarma was a great hostcarma was an excellent host that made me feel at homecarma is a great hostRead more reviews
Location:great location if your passing thru lacrossegreat location and comfortable roomhouse was in a good location and in a lovely neighborhoodthe location was quiet and the house was very nicenice house great location friendly cats i enjoyed my stay here
12. Lakeside cottage with spacious deck (from USD 87)
This lakeside cottage is beautiful, homey, and with a rustic charm that guests fall in love with. It’s the perfect spot for those who’ve always wanted to be surrounded by nature and still not be completely isolated from civilization. There is a canoe available for those experienced with using one. The house is packed with necessary amenities and essentials and then some. It is kept clean and tastefully decorated.
The large, furnished deck is truly lovely and is perfect for an outdoor meal, to relax and savor the beauty around, to relax and chat with someone, or just to rest and unwind. Lake Onalaska offers nature and outdoors enthusiasts all-year fishing, hunting, and wildlife observation. This beauty of a cottage is located at the center of the island, so everything is just a couple of miles from here. Plus, the La Crosse train station is a mere 5 miles (8 kilometers) away.
Breezy Point CottageLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the cottage as all the amenities you would need to be comfortablecomfy bed nice deck to enjoy morning coffee and watching squirrels clean and neat cottage lovely lake close bythe cottage was cozy and everything we were hoping for in our mini getawaythe house was clean the furnishings were cozy and the location was nicewe really enjoyed our stay here from the cozy cottage to the quiet neighborhood & wonderful lake access
Cleanliness:it was clean and very relaxingwonderfully furnished clean and quietit's clean private and cozyeverything was incredibly clean and well kept uppam's place is clean tidy and well kept
Host:great hosts and great airbnbpam and gary were easy to communicate with and were great hostsshe was very responsive and accommodatingthe check-in process was easy and pam is a wonderful hostcozy spot and an excellent hostRead more reviews
Location:excellent location adjacent to lake onalaskagreat value for quality and locationperfect location for beautiful sunsetsa great alternative to staying right in town - it's close but peaceful + comfortablegreat location to launch onto the lake
13. Norwegian-style home in a central location (from USD 38)
This is a beautiful, circa-1896 home that has been completely renovated. And the results are amazing! The decor and layout are truly tasteful, modern, and appealing. Located centrally, close to the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, the farm-to-table restaurant Mint and Iguana, Grandad Bluff, the Mayo Clinic, a golf course, biking and hiking trails, and a variety of shops.
You won’t lack in amenities - everything basic (and more) is available for guests, including extras like a garden, an indoor fireplace, parking, and a private living room.
#Norwegian Design. European Host. Downtown Area.La Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:very warm and cozy place; perfect for the snowstorm that blew in while i was therevery comfortable room in warm and welcoming environmentcomfortable room in a beautiful homethe house is beautiful the room was perfect and the pets were super friendlythe bed is super comfy
Cleanliness:very clean and comfortablevery clean beautiful and simple accommodationsthe space is wonderfully clean and simplethis place was extremely cleanvery very clean lots of light and a relaxing environment
Host:she is a generous and caring hosti highly recommend the hostlems is a very welcoming host and made me feel at homeexcellent stay welcoming host and friendly house catshe was a kind and responsive host and even let us check in earlyRead more reviews
Location:located a few minutes away this place was ideal for going both downtown and hitting the hiking trailsi could easily walk to the university and a quick lyft to the airportvery nice place in a great location would stay there againsuch a unique oasis in the city close to everything and michelle was wonderful to converse withwe had a good stay in la crosse wisconsin at this location
14. Private room with views of Grandad Bluff
This is a clean, cozy room with a queen bed plus a futon for another person or a couple of children. It’s perfectly located near universities, a forest, a marsh, hiking and biking trails, a golf course, the Mississippi River, and downtown La Crosse - but it still enjoy the peace of being in a quiet neighborhood with pretty views of the bluffs and it’s just a block away from a bus stop.
A spacious and fully-equipped kitchen is available for guests, as well as basic amenities, like a washer and dryer, heating, air-conditioning, and Wi-Fi.
Private rm bluff view good locationLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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Amenities & Room:warm and comfortablebed was super comfortable
Cleanliness:everything was clean and comfortablethe place is really clean and comfortableher place was neat and clean and very lovelythe house was beautiful and cleanthe room was beautifully clean and comfortable as was the bathroom
Host:the hosts were very nicevery kind gracious hosthosts were fantastic tooanna and mitch were very kind hostscozy home welcoming & kindRead more reviews
Location:perfect location to uwlthe location is also greatthe location was absolutely perfectperfect location to be close to events safe garage for bikes and comfy bedgreat location in a quiet neighborhood just below grandad's bluff
Scenic and historic La Crosse - A perfect getaway!
Take a walk in one of the parks, visit one of the universities, stroll along the Mississippi River waterfront, enjoy some water activities, like fishing, observe some wildlife, or go hiking and biking - you’ll never run out of things to do here in beautiful, historic La Crosse!
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