Best of the Chippewa Valley

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The Best of the Chippewa Valley 2022

The Best of Chippewa Falls Volume One's guide to the riverside city » Presented by Mason Companies, Leinie Lodge, Northwestern Bank, and Go Chippewa Falls

Best Tour / Tourist Attraction

Nothing says “Chippewa Valley” quite like a tour at the Leinenkugel Brewing Co., which begins at the Leinie Lodge (124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls) and introduces folks to the brewery’s 150-year history. Plus you might get to sample a few tasty brews! Spend a day out and about at the Irvine Park and Zoo (125 Bridgewater Ave., Chippewa Falls), which was founded in 1909 and features zebras, tigers, and cute lil’ animals at their petting zoo. The Sculpture Tour Eau Claire includes over 50 sculptures around downtown Eau Claire and offers locals a 3D public scavenger hunt to try and see them all. –Rebecca Mennecke