LA CROSSE, WI -

Oktoberfest has always been one of  La Crosse's biggest attractions, but now it is receiving attention from more than just regional festers.

According to Roadtrippers.com, La Crosse is one of the best places in the U.S. to celebrate Oktoberfest.      

La Crosse is one of 10 other cities across country to make the list.    

The online tourism site includes the Maple Leaf Parade and Lederhosen Luncheon as some high lights of La Crosse's festival.

Oktoberfest officially kicks off this Friday at the Oktoberfest grounds.