Around Eau Claire

Lowes Creek County Park & Trails

5238 S. Lowes Creek Rd (Trail access located across the street from Action City)

Go Riding

At Lowes Creek you will find a variety of trails for every level of rider, from beginner to advanced. The trails include approximately 5 miles of the double-track cross country ski system and 8 miles of technical single track. The newly developed single track trails take the rider to all four corners of the park by winding through pine tree forests, crossing creek beds, and cruising along ridge lines.
All of the trails at Lowes Creek are multi-use so they appeal to trail runners, walkers, and mountain bikers. Helmets are recommended and a parking pass is required. For more information, visit the Eau Claire County Parks website or the Chippewa Off Road Bike Association website.

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Leinenkugel's Brewery Tour

124 East Elm Street Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Distance: 15.6 miles; 21 minute drive
Phone: 715-723-5557

Take a Tour

Take a tour of the historic Leinenkugel Brewery in Chippewa Falls and let one of their guides introduce you to nearly 150 years of beer brewing and six generations of Leinenkugel family history. All tours start at the Leinie Lodge, which is filled with historical photos, vintage brewing equipment and plenty of Leinie’s wearables and collectibles to take home. Relax with friends and family as you sample their award-winning beers and get the full flavor of all things Leinenkugel’s.
*Brewery Tour: $5/person
Reservations Required: 1-888-534-6437

*Available for purchase as an add-on for online reservations at our hotel, add on to any reservation at the hotel front desk or at Leinenkugel's Brewery.

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Sunday - Wednesday: 10am - 6pm (Tours every half-hour from 10:30am - 5:00pm).
Thursday - Saturday: 10am-8pm (Tours begin at 10:30am and end 60-90 minutes before close).

Oakwood Mall

4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire, WI 54701
Distance: 4 miles; 8 minute drive
Phone: 715-836-0101

Go Shopping

Oakwood Mall is the Chippewa Valley's premiere shopping destination which features more than 100 specialty stores including ULTA, Francesa's, Eddie Bauer, Scheels, Old Navy, Victoria's Secret, American Eagle and more.
Also located at Oakwood Mall:

  • AMC (12-screens with stadium seating).
  • Major department stores (Scheels, Sears, JcPenny, and Hobby Lobby).
  • Children's soft-play area.
  • Specialty food retailers and a food court.

Pablo Arts Center

128 Graham Ave. Eau Claire, WI 54701
Distance: 2.2 miles; 7 minute drive
Phone: 715-492-0240

Pablo Center at the Confluence is proud to present the best in concerts, plays, art gallery shows, and other performances in the Chippewa Valley. Located in beautiful downtown Eau Claire, the Pablo Center is the newest addition to the thriving arts and music scene. The center hosts a wide variety of entertainment choices to those visiting Eau Claire including: comedy shows, musical and theatrical productions, and concerts. The venue is located just 7 miles from the Metropolis Resort.

Pablo Center Events