129th Annual Silver Mine
Eau Claire is more than just a city - it's a tourist destination. Whether you need a day of pampering, a weekend filled with recreation, or an evening of sipping wine by candlelight, you can find it here.
You don't have to go far to find time and a place for just the two of you. It could be a cozy B&B, a fabulous hotel, a secluded table at a swanky restaurant or an enchanting bike trail. Whatever the season, you'll find lots to experience during your getaway.
Where can your kids go to see their fun mom and dad? In Eau Claire, the hard part is deciding what to do first. You can ride go-carts, play laser tag, enjoy a waterpark, meet Paul Bunyan, watch cheese being made, take a steam-engine train ride, star in your own play and pick your own bushel of apples. Your family adventure has lots of ways to go.
From sunrise to sunset, Eau Claire offers many ways to enjoy nature. Whether you're biking or hiking a woodsy trail, taking a scenic drive, visiting an orchard or park, enjoying the fall colors, or bird watching - the great outdoors awaits you in our big backyard.
Where can you go and gab to your hearts' content? Here in Eau Claire we have theater, music, shopping, pampering, dining and much more - we can make it fun for you to get together with the girls and get away.
Explore the Eau Claire area with pedal power. You can enjoy all 70 miles of interconnected trail system that weaves along rivers, wooded bluffs, farmland and prairies. Keep your eyes open and you might see a bald eagle or osprey. Dinner and beverages will taste even sweeter after spending all day on your bike.
The Eau Claire area is perfectly in tune for music lovers of all genres. From large festivals to concerts in the park, symphony, blues, and modern rock, local talent and national acts - it's all here waiting for you to listen.
Founded in the 1800s, dozens of sawmills once ruled these waterways, and this proud heritage is still evident today in places like the Chippewa Valley Museum and the Paul Bunyan Museum. And culture is never far out of reach--enjoy Music in the Park, see a musical at the theater, or try some new food at the International Fall Festival. There's always something to see and learn here in Eau Claire.