- Our list of the best things to do in Appleton, Wisconsin, features the top 73 nearby activities — including 38 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Appleton, WI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Appleton, WI , followed by 51 popular activities in nearby cities, including Oshkosh, De Pere, Green Bay, Neenah, Keshena and New London
A 1300 acre protected area, Woodland Dunes Nature Preserve is a sanctuary for animals as well as a recreation destination. Activities vary seasonally, including snowshoeing and skiing in winter and particularly good bird watching in spring.
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.
The spa is located at the Heidel House Resort and offers, Massage treatments, Facials, Body treatments, Water Therapy, nail, make-up and hair services, and spa packages. There is a café, a gift shop and tile labyrinths.
The Shawano Lake County Park is a leisure park that offers accommodations including picnic tables, barbecue grills, and roofed shelters that are open to the public. The park also includes tennis courts and ping pong tables.
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.
This is the only full-service marina on Green Lake. It offers, shopping, fuel docks, restaurants and equipment rentals for boating, skiing, bikes, wave runners, kayaks, canoes, boating accessories, tubing, wake boarding, and stand-up paddle boards.
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.
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.
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The paved 5.5 Mariners Trail runs along the shore of Lake Michigan connecting Manitowoc with Two Rivers, and visitors can continue with the Rawley Point Trail, a seven-mile trip through Two Rivers and Point Beach State Forest. Together the Mariners Trail & Rawley Point Bike Trails is 12.5 miles long.
Featuring horror themed rooms, Splatter Haus is a haunted house during the Halloween season that visitors can explore. The house has actors dressed up in costume that are ready to scare visitors around every corner.