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24 Hours in River Prairie

Get ready for a fun day! Many ask, "What is River Prairie?"... The better question is, "What is it not?!" River Prairie is a mixed-use development just a short drive from Eau Claire in Altoona, WI. While its a unique park, a delicious restaurant hub, and a small business district, it deserves 24…

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Favorite Cheese Curds In Eau Claire

We asked the locals and they answered! Welcome to Wisconsin, where cheese is more than just food… it’s a lifestyle! And what better way to eat cheese than deep fried and shared with good friends. Eau Claire locals have been around the cheese block a time or two and wanted to let you know about all…

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Color Block: Montage of Murals

Downtown Eau Claire has gotten a nice splash of color and personality and it’s all thanks to the people behind Sculpture Tour Eau Claire. The Color Block features vibrant murals that are showcased in the 600 block of South Barstow and Grand Avenue. The work behind the murals comes from local artists…

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Insta-worthy Murals You Need to See

Get out your smartphone and make sure Instagram is downloaded because we have some spots in Eau Claire that will brighten up your profile. Murals have been popping up throughout the community in recent years. So we decided to make a list of the pieces with their locations that will create an awesome…

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Day Trip to Town of Union Conservancy

While hiking in the great outdoors of Eau Claire, you need to take a trip out to the Town of Union Conservancy. This is a 125-acre wooded area that contains hiking, snowshoe and horseback riding trails along with a great opportunity for hunting and birding. The scenic views found in the heart of the…

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Best Places to Picnic in Eau Claire

Sometimes, it's about the simple things in life. Like picnics! The overload of serotonin that takes over your body when you're laying on a blanket in a park eating yummy foods with your bestie on a sunny day feels EAU so good! So, pick up a basket of salads, sandwiches, fruits, veggies, and of…

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5 Paranormal Properties for Ghost Hunters

The truth is out there. At least that’s what the paranormal investigation TV series,The X-Files, told us in the early 1990s. As Halloween approaches, it’s a great time to go and check out the places in Eau Claire that are reported to be haunted. You’d be surprised how many haunted locations there…

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Pandemic-Proof Date Ideas in Eau Claire

This is for all the people with mega heart eyes for someone right now. Dating during a pandemic can be a real challenge considering ideas for safe date activities have slimmed down due to COVID-19. If there's one thing we know, it's that love is unstoppable. So, even a pandemic can't take that away…

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Babbette's Seeds of Hope: Fields of Gold

When you take a short drive south of Hwy 85 and right off Fuller Rd., you will quickly be greeted by fields of gold. Pull the car over because this is a stop you'll certainly want to make. The Story In the spring of 2006, Babbette was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma. She fought her strongest…

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