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Hidden gems in Appleton

Hearthstone Historic House Museum ©
Historic Site
Hearthstone Historic House Museum
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Building for Kids ©
Children’s Museum
Building for Kids
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
Lawrence University ©
Educational Site
Lawrence University
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
The History Museum at the Castle ©
Specialty Museum
The History Museum at the Castle
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Appleton is a city in Outagamie (mostly), Calumet, and Winnebago counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. One of the Fox Cities, it is situated on the Fox River, southwest of Green Bay and north of Milwaukee. Appleton is the county seat of Outagamie County. The population was 72,623 at the 2010 census. Of this, 60,045 were in Outagamie County, 11,088 in Calumet County, and 1,490 in Winnebago County. Appleton is the principal city of the Appleton, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Appleton-Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Combined Statistical Area. The city possesses the two tallest buildings in Outagamie County, the Zuelke Building and 222 Building, at 168 and 183 feet, respectively.Appleton serves as the heart of the Fox River Valley, and is home to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Fox River Mall, Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium, Appleton International Airport, and the Valley's two major hospitals: St. Elizabeth Hospital and ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton. It also hosts a large number of regional events such as its Flag Day parade, Christmas parade, and others. The Fox Cities Exhibition Center is currently under construction in downtown Appleton. Use our United States vacation planning website to arrange the details of your trip to Appleton and other destinations.

Side trips from Appleton

Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame ©
Specialty Museum
Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame Green Bay
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
EAA Aviation Museum ©
Specialty Museum
EAA Aviation Museum Oshkosh
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
Bay Beach Amusement Park ©
Theme Park
Bay Beach Amusement Park Green Bay
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Cave Point County Park
Park
Cave Point County Park Sturgeon Bay
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Popular things to do in Appleton

Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve ©
Wildlife Area
Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Paper Discovery Center ©
Specialty Museum
Paper Discovery Center
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Plamann Park ©
Park
Plamann Park
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Appleton Memorial Park ©
Park
Appleton Memorial Park
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Parks in Appleton

Erb Park ©
Park
Erb Park
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Monkey Joes Appleton ©
Playground
Monkey Joes Appleton
2.1
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Appleton

Butterfly Gardens of Wisconsin
Zoo
Butterfly Gardens of Wisconsin
4.2
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Appleton

The Trout Museum of Art ©
Art Museum
The Trout Museum of Art
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min

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