Stay Close to the Action and Activities in Eau Claire
The Country Inn & Suites, Eau Claire, WI lies in the Chippewa Valley region, home to the Chippewa Valley Museum and the scenic 30-mile Chippewa River State Trail. The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is less than five miles away, making our hotel the perfect home base while you take a campus tour or visit a student. Catch a baseball game at Carson Park, or learn about the lives of lumberjacks at the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum. Complete your visit with a day of shopping at the nearby Oakwood Mall.
Family Fun and Entertainment
- Oakwood Mall (0.7 miles)
Oakwood Mall features popular stores like Express, American Eagle Outfitters and Old Navy. You can also catch a blockbuster at the cinema.
Phone: +1 (715) 836-0101
- Carson Park (6.1 miles)
Home of the Eau Claire Express as well as several local high school teams, Carson Park has a storied history of supporting minor-league baseball, and once played host to the famous Hank Aaron.
Phone: +1 (715) 839-7788
- Chippewa River State Trail (12 miles)
This 30-mile paved trail provides an ideal site for running and cycling and also offers cross-country skiing and snowmobiling in the winter.
- Wisconsin Yellowstone Trail (25 miles)
Part of the first transcontinental highway in the U.S., the Wisconsin Yellowstone Trail offers a historical experience and a scenic driving route.
Museums and Education
- University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (4.9 miles)
Visit this nearby university, which was ranked as one of the top five public regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report in the 2018 rankings.
Phone: +1 (715) 836-4636
- Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum (6.9 miles)
Learn about the life of a lumberjack in the 19th century and the logging operations that used to dominate Wisconsin’s forests at this museum named after the American folk tale hero.
Phone: +1 (715) 835-6200
- Chippewa Valley Museum (7 miles)
Learn about the history of the Chippewa Valley through intriguing exhibits and educational tours. Stop by the on-site ice cream parlor for sundaes and floats.
Phone: +1 (715) 834-7871
- Cook-Rutledge Mansion (14.2 miles)
Built in 1887 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this High Victorian Italianate home once belonged to a prominent lumber baron and now offers guided tours.
Phone: +1 (715) 723-7181