Mondovi, WI Day Trip
As you plan to visit Eau Claire, WI, we invite you to explore beyond our city boundaries and escape to the small town of Mondovi, WI for a little day trip! Your route from Eau Claire to Mondovi in and of itself will offer special scenes and sights as your car weaves through winding roads and rolling hills, especially during autumn when the fall colors reach their peak. Dine with the locals at the area bars & grills, explore the countryside, and enjoy some time removed from the everyday hustle and bustle of life. Discover some of the best things to do in Mondovi below.
Bars & Restaurants
Experience a burger night unlike anywhere else at Together Farms. This family-owned business has a deep commitment to responsible farming practices and their dedication to transparency and quality shines through in every bite. Gather your friends and family and enjoy both classic and inventive burgers while watching farm animals roam the grounds and listening to live music under the twinkly lights. It's truly a dreamy experience!
Get a slice of culinary heaven at Farm to Fork's pizza nights! This is a place where farm-fresh ingredients meet wood-fired perfection. Dine under the open sky and immerse yourself in a true farm-to-table experience.
Wednesday nights are pizza nights at Barn Again Lodge! This inviting barn nestled in the serene countryside of Wisconsin is both a wedding venue and lodging property as well. Whether you just come for dinner or are planning an extended stay, this unique property is sure to impress.
Mondovi Family Restaurant perfectly embodies the essence of traditional family dining. From hearty breakfasts to satisfying dinners, their menu caters to all tastes and appetites!
If you're driving through Mondovi, McT's Restaurant is a must-stop according to previous visitors! Great reviews claim this spot has the friendliest staff, delicious food, and yummy ice cream!
Stop in at Buzz's Bar & Grill for classic comfort foods like sandwiches, burgers, and much more! Their laid-back atmosphere and menu offerings make this a great place to kick back with family or friends over a cold brew and a satisfying meal.
Looking to experience Mondovi like a local? Pay a visit to this townie bar, formerly known as Gumby's! This hometown bar is filled with character, and life, and is nothing but a good time!
Porkey's Pub is everything you'd expect from a classic Wisconsin tavern. This pub invites its patrons to come in, unwind, share stories, enjoy their hearty comfort food, and raise a toast to good times.
Rumor has it that no matter if you're new in town or a regular at this bar in Mondovi, the staff and bartenders at White Pig Tavern will take great care of you during your visit. The locals rave about this bar's atmosphere and Bloody Marys. No matter what you order, you're guaranteed to walk out with a two-thumbs-up experience!
Trinity Equestrian Center, a horse lover's paradise located four miles south of Eau Claire on Highway 37, is a "must-see." Offering something for everyone, you will enjoy top-quality year-round riding lessons for youth and adults, birthday parties featuring horseback instruction for kids and adults, creative group outings, summer day camps, school break camps, and Christian youth camps.
Mirror Lake Park provides a scenic overview of Mondovi’s own Mirror Lake and offers playground equipment, picnic areas and shelters for picnics and family outings! A public boat landing is available for locals and visitors alike and an accessible fishing pier accommodates anglers and sightseers of all skill levels! Join the fun and spend a day in the sun at Mirror Lake Park!
The Buffalo River State Trail connects the towns of Fairchild and Mondovi along US 10 in scenic central Wisconsin. Although the rail trail closely follows the Buffalo River, the winding waterway is surrounded by the woodlands, hills, and wetlands that contribute to the area’s beauty! The communities of Eleva, Strum, and Osseo dot the trail’s route offering access throughout the Chippewa Valley with small-town charm and great places to rest and relax! The trail is used year-round for ATVs, UTVs, walking, and biking. Horseback riding is permitted in the warmer months and snowmobiling is allowed in the winter.
Nestled in the rolling hills of Buffalo County on the northern edge of Mondovi, this golf course is a rising star in the golfing universe! Originally a 9-hole course with sand greens, the “Valley” has been reborn as an 18-hole course that can entertain golfers of all skill levels, from the novice to the most serious, and skilled, players. Dramatic views of the beautiful checkerboard fields and picturesque farms dotting the landscape can be seen throughout the course adding beauty to a perfect day outside! Discover more golf courses in the Chippewa Valley here.