The Fox Cities offer Wisconsin’s Best Shopping destination with quaint, walkable downtowns featuring locally-owned specialty shops, boutiques and more! Home to the Fox River Mall, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers baseball, the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, intriguing museums and much more, you’ll be swept away by the natural beauty, big city amenities and small-town charm of our 19 communities.
Shop ‘til you drop
The Fox Cities are the perfect destination for the shopper in all of us! From Fox River Mall to the many locally-owned shops in our downtowns and surrounding communities, you’re sure to find an array of home décor, antiques and other specialty, one-of-a-kind items!
Dining to satisfy every palate
The Fox Cities feature a wide array of restaurants with cuisine to please every palate; from locally-sourced and garden fresh to a traditional Friday night fish fry. There are many relaxing and scenic dining environments as well, including riverfront and lake-front patios. For the football fan, enjoy an upscale dining experience that pays homage to the Lombardi era.
The performing and visual arts sparkle in the Fox Cities. Catch Broadway, Symphony, or Ballet at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Then experience the beauty inside the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass, make your own paper at the Paper Discovery Center or try your hand at some of Harry Houdini’s illusions at the History Museum at the Castle. If live music is more your scene, take in a performance at the world-class Lawrence University, or enjoy any of our outdoor live music events including the Mile of Music Festival which celebrates original singers and songwriters.
Explore the Outdoors
With over 100 miles of scenic biking and walking trails that encompass our area, there are many opportunities to get out of the conference room and enjoy the sights and sounds of the area. Watch bald eagles soar above the Fox River at 1000 Islands Environmental Center or explore limestone cliffs while hiking through High Cliff State Park. If being on the water is more your speed, rent a kayak or canoe and enjoy paddling on the Fox River.
We invite you to choose the Fox Cities, Greater Appleton, WI to host your next meeting, conference, social event or for your next vacation spot. We hope to see you soon!