Discover fun things to do in Chippewa Falls, like exploring downtown

Visiting western Wisconsin? The Country Inn & Suites in Chippewa Falls is conveniently located off Highway 124 and within five minutes of numerous things to do. After a great night’s sleep in your spacious room or suite, take your family to see the animals at Irvine Park & Zoo or go for a bike ride on the Old Abe State Trail. You can attend live events at the Heyde Center for the Arts, step back in time on a carriage ride with Cabin Ridge Rides, or stroll through Riverfront Park. For a fun afternoon with someone special, sample a Wisconsin Red Pale Ale or a Summer Shandy® at the Leinenkugel’s brewery. You can even book a brewery tour led by a member of the Leinenkugel family.

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The Willow Events & Catering

1.94 mi / 3.12 km from the hotel
This upscale venue hosts a variety of public events, including wine dinners, comedy shows, and Extreme Bingo nights.

Cabin Ridge Rides

8.66 mi / 13.94 km from the hotel
Take a ride on a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh and enjoy bonfires, picnics, and other adventures at this 400-acre facility.

Cook-Rutledge Mansion

1.39 mi / 2.24 km from the hotel
Built in 1887, this High Victorian Italianate home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Take a guided tour to learn about previous owners, including a prominent local lumber baron.

Heyde Center for the Arts

1.76 mi / 2.83 km from the hotel
Whether you want to see a dance performance, a film, a classical concert, or a theater production, the Heyde Center is the place to go for the area’s finest performing arts.

Irvine Park & Zoo

2.17 mi / 3.5 km from the hotel
Spend a day with your family at this zoo, where you can get an up-close look at all of your favorite animals, including black bears, hyenas, and tigers.

Lake Wissota Golf Course

5.88 mi / 9.47 km from the hotel
This beautiful 18-hole course is surrounded by Lake Wissota and Wisconsin’s gently rolling terrain. The course also offers a full pro shop and practice facilities.

Loopy's Grill, Saloon & River Rentals

2.86 mi / 4.61 km from the hotel
Come for all your favorite beverages and pub fare, or rent a tube, a canoe, or a kayak to spend time on the Chippewa River. For fun on land, take advantage of indoor and outdoor volleyball courts offering year-round play.

Old Abe State Trail

5.76 mi / 9.27 km from the hotel
Depending on the season, you can hike, bike, or take a snowmobile from Lake Wissota State Park to Brunet Island State Park on this scenic, 20-mile paved trail.


2.25 mi / 3.62 km from the hotel
Founded in 1867, this brewery offers inexpensive tours that are well worth your time and money. Taste some freshly brewed samples of the best beers in the area, and don’t miss the gift shop.

Lake Wissota State Park

6.56 mi / 10.55 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic and rent a canoe from the park office to see what makes Lake Wissota a can’t-miss destination for lovers of the great outdoors.

Ojibwa Golf & Bowl

3.36 mi / 5.41 km from the hotel
Enjoy friendly competition with a few games of bowling, and then tee off for nine or 18 holes of golf at Ojibwa. Afterward, you can sip tasty drinks at the on-site bar or savor a slice of pizza at Jim Bob’s Pizza, also located on site.

Riverfront Park

1.56 mi / 2.51 km from the hotel
Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Chippewa River or watch a live show at the amphitheater at this beautiful modern park.