- Our list of the best things to do in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, features the top 50 nearby activities — including 19 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Manitowoc, WI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Manitowoc, WI , followed by 34 popular activities in nearby cities, including Sheboygan, Two Rivers and Kohler
The maritime museum has a variety of exhibits that cover all aspects of marine life and activities from fresh water, to oceanic, including a working WWII submarine that can be toured. There are two kid specific areas, an aquatic species lab, and a museum gift shop.
This 6-acre backyard garden sits on Lake Michigan and is open for viewing from Mother's Day to the first frost. Featured in the gardens are a rose garden, a Japanese garden, formal gardens, sunken gardens and 900-feet of herbaceous borders and colorful annuals.
This 19th century mansion houses artifacts and an eclectic art collection. Although there are some long term exhibits, typically there is a selection of new exhibits each month. Some of the exhibits include doll houses, ivory objects, doll collections, wooden objects, and stained glass windows.
A full service dock and boat launch on Lake Michigan, Manitowoc Marina offers sales, service, and rental space for boat owners in the area. The marina also offers a heated storage option those choosing to winter their boats with them.
Moviegoers can enjoy the latest box office hits along with special events such as sports, concerts, live performances, and more at the Carmike Cinemas. Theaters feature BigD - Large Format Digital Experience, luxury seating and 7.1 surround sound.
Located in a historic mansion, the Rahr West Art Museum features a variety of exhibits focusing on modern art, architecture, and design. It holds a permanent collection as well as traveling exhibits, and hosts special events and educational programs.
The Lakeshore Cinema Cafe has been specializing in showing intermediate-run Hollywood movies since their opening in 2002. Group special events are available along with a wide variety of concessions featuring full waiter service.
A 24-lane bowling center, Meadow Lanes North offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring and optional bumpers. The center provides party hosting, three private event halls, a lounge, a pro shop and a game room.