- Our list of the best things to do in De Pere, Wisconsin, features the top 59 nearby activities — including 27 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- De Pere, 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 12 things to do within the city of De Pere, WI , followed by 47 popular activities in nearby cities, including Green Bay and Appleton
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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.
The 3,000 acre Point Beach State Forest offers visitors the chance to camp. Visitors can also hike on 17 miles of trails, bike on 5 miles of trail, enjoy 6 miles of sandy beachfront, explore the Rawley Point Lighthouse, fish in Lake Michigan, hunt, trap, snowmobile, and ski.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
A 20-lane bowling facility, Rudy's Lanes features open bowling and private event hosting with shoe rental. The center offers arcade game machines, cosmic bowling and an event room as well as food, drinks and adult beverages.
The Hamilton Wood Type Museum contains over 1.5 million pieces of wood type in over 1,000 styles and sizes with many pieces produced by the Hamilton Company. The museum also contains 1920s to 1970s advertising cuts and rare specimen catalogs.
Constructed in 1850, the Historic Washington House was a German immigrants hotel with most of the occupants working at the nearby sawmills. Known as the birthplace of the ice cream sundae, the museum serves over 18 different flavors, and visitors can tour 10 rooms with historic displays of early businesses.