Visiting La Crosse

Shuttle Sponsors and Routes

Shuttle Sponsors

Country Inn + Suites
Econo Lodge
Super 8
Smokey’s Bar & Grill
Quality Inn

Shuttle Hours (All Routes)

Friday: 4 pm–midnight
Saturday: 2 pm–midnight


Route No. 1

Downtown grounds | on the hour
UW-La Crosse | 10 min. past the hour
Viterbo | 20 min. past the hour
Shelby Mall – Shopko parking lot | 30 min. past the hour
Veteran’s Park – La Crescent | 50 min. past the hour

Route No. 2

Downtown grounds | on the hour
Valley View Mall by JC Penny | 20 min. past the hour
Smokey’s Bar & Grill | 35 min. past the hour

Route No. 3

Downtown grounds | on the hour, 30 min. past the hour
Quality Inn & Econo Lodge | 10 min. past the hour, 40 min. past the hour
Country Inn & Suites | 15 min. past the hour, 45 min. past the hour
Super 8 | 25 min. past the hour, 55 min. past the hour

Where to stay

Hotels, motels, campgrounds and other accommodations fill up quickly for Oktoberfest. Our best advice is to book your rooms early, as many visitors book their visits a year in advance. So, if you’re thinking of making a trip out of visiting our Oktoberfest, below are resources to help you plan. Please remember to check our fest dates and BOOK EARLY!

Explore La Crosse

La Crosse is a beautiful place to visit any time of the year, but it truly comes to life during Oktoberfest. For information about visiting La Crosse and the surrounding communities, visit Explore La Crosse. Find information on lodging, landmarks and areas of interest in the area by visiting the Explore La Crosse office in Riverside Park or online at

608-782-2366 or toll-free at 800-658-9424


Explore La Crosse