Whether you're just passing through, holding meetings with your company, or are staying for a while to visit friends and family, you'll never run out of fun things to do in charming Eau Claire, WI. Our Americas Best Value Inn Campus View hotel is centrally located, making it easy to access all that the area has to offer. There truly is something for everyone, including lovely parks, sports centers, breweries, live music, and much more.
Carson Park is located just over two miles away and offers recreation for groups of all fitness levels. Surrounded by the beautiful Half Moon Lake, Carson Park features football fields, baseball and softball diamonds, water skiing, and scenic walkways. If you love history, you'll also love a visit to the onsite Chippewa Valley Museum.
Wisconsin is well known for its craft beer and wine scene, and the city of Eau Claire is no different. Take a short drive to River Bend Vineyard and Winery to sample some of the area's finest wines. If you prefer a pint of cold beer, you can't miss Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company just over 15 miles from our hotel. It's a great place to post up with a Summer Shandy on a hot day, fresh from the source!
While you can always enjoy live music at our onsite O'Leary's Pub on Friday and Saturday night, the city is also known for the wide variety of festivals it hosts throughout the year. No matter which genre you prefer, you're sure to find a music festival that perfectly suits your taste. Annual events include the Blue Ox Festival, Country Fest, Country Jam, Eaux Claires Festival, Rock Fest, and many others. Fortunately, you can experience them all knowing that your home away from home is just a short cab ride away.
There's plenty to do in the area, and the best way to discover it all is to experience it firsthand. Whether you're looking for a world-class meal or are seeking adventure at a sporting complex, be sure to check out these great attractions and restaurants: