Chippewa County, WI is your affordable vacation destination. Enjoy a vacation filled with delicious eats, mouth watering drinks, unique shopping, beautiful nature, and small town charm. All of this while staying within your budget. Prepare yourself for the best getaway of your life. Here we go:
Your Affordable Vacation Itinerary
Let’s take a sneak peek at what your Chippewa County getaway itinerary could be – without breaking the bank. Highlighting local favorites and hidden gems, you might want to write some of this down! Let’s vacay.
1. Hike. Zoo. More Hiking. Ice Cream.
We highly recommend spending a day at Irvine Park + Zoo to experience a wide range of adventures. Best part? It’s completely free to visit! With over 318 acres of scenic land to explore, you will find a bandshell, preserved schoolhouse and log cabin, zoo and petting zoo, Glen Loch Dam overlook, and plenty of trails. After a day of making memories, cool down with a scoop of ice cream from the local icon Olson’s, served right in Irvine Park.
2. Catch a Game
Chippewa County is proud to be home to the amateur baseball team, Chippewa Falls Lumberjacks. They are a member of the historical Chippewa River Baseball League and play their home games at Casper Park in Chippewa Falls. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a day of baseball under the warm summer sun.
3. Spend the Day at the Pool
Talk about affordable! For only $3/person, spend a day at the Bernard F. Willi Pool (located conveniently close to Leinie Lodge for the adults). Zip down the waterslide, enjoy the sun on your back, and grab a snack from the concession stand.
4. Grab a Bite to Eat
Gooey cheese curds, mouth watering burgers, refreshing salads – you name it, Chippewa County has got it. Find delicious local eateries scattered throughout the idyllic small towns that create Chippewa County’s charm. From local eateries on the shores of Lake Wissota to small town bars, there is something for everyone and at an affordable price. Here’s some local favorites:
5. Enjoy the Natural Beauty
Chippewa County contains an abundance of natural beauty, which means there is a lot of land to explore. From dazzling waterways to rolling hills and towering forests, immerse yourself in the natural landscape for little to no cost. Whether you get a $5 Trail Pass to hike or bike Old Abe State Trail, or you spend the day adventuring through Brunet Island State Park – you will lose yourself in the natural beauty.
There is So Much More to Go +Do
This is just the beginning of your affordable vacation in Chippewa County, WI. Check out what else you can add to your on-budget vacation: