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Things to do near here

When visiting the Heart of the Valley there are numerous attractions within a 50 mile radius. From Green Bay to Oshkosh you will find something interesting for everyone. For more information visit: the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau and/or the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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Green Bay Gamblers

Green Bay Gamblers Hockey team plays at the Resch Center when in Green Bay. Tickets, Game Updates, News and schedule information can be found on their website.

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers are a Class A team affiliated with the Milwaukee Brewers. They play in their great stadium in Appleton.

Packers Hall of Fame

Packers Hall of Fame is 25,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and exciting recreations of moments in Packers history.

EAA Air Venture Museum

EAA Air Venture Museum holds the world's largest aviation event.

The Paine Art Center and Gardens

The Paine Art Center and Gardens is a historic estate featuring a mansion with outstanding art galleries and three-acres of breathtaking gardens of a by-gone era. The Paine is crowned an authentic "American Castle" and each year thousands of people from around the world visit to enjoy its inherent beauty and charm.

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, located in downtown Appleton, Wisconsin, presents professional, touring entertainment and is a home for local performing arts groups. The state-of-the-art facility features a 2,100 seat proscenium-style theater and a 4,160 square foot flexible theatrical space.

National Railroad Museum

The National Railroad Museum allows guests to Explore America's railroad history. Marvel at the Union Pacific Big Boy, the world's largest steam locomotive. Over 70 pieces of railroad equipment on display along with a full size train to ride.

The Barlow Planetarium

The Barlow Planetarium is a world-class facility for 3-D giant full-color special effects and crystal-clear, five-channel, 10,000 watt THX surround sound. The Barlow Planetarium has a 48-foot projection dome which serves as a window to the universe.

The Paper Discovery Center

The Paper Discovery Center invites you to explore the world of paper through a study of science & technology with a look at its past, its future, and the role paper plays in all facets of our lives. To schedule you visit or to learn more details, visit their website!

History Museum at the Castle

Within the walls of the History Museum at the Castle, the past comes alive through the stories, photographs and artifacts of the people of the Fox Valley dating back to the 1840s. Would-be magicians experience the illusions of Harry Houdini in our interactive exhibit, AKA Houdini. Learn about others who called the Fox Cities home, including author Edna Ferber and Sen. Joseph McCarthy. The History Museum building, originally built to be a Masonic Temple, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Bay Beach Amusement Park

Bay Beach Amusement Park is an old fashioned amusement park with old fashioned prices. Admission is free and most rides are just 25 cents.

The Building For Kids, Children's Museum

The Building For Kids, Children's Museum has dozens of hands-on exhibits waiting for your exploration and discovery. The mission of The Building for Kids is to "build children's imagination, creativity, and confidence."


The NEW Zoo located just north of Green Bay in Suamico Wisconsin features many animals native to Wisconsin along with impressive international exhibits. The NEW Zoo is an always new natural adventure that promotes recreation, education, and conservation through encounters with live animals.

Heritage Hill State Historical Park

Heritage Hill State Historical Park is a great way for visitors to discover Northeastern Wisconsin's history through four time periods. Costumed guides will demonstrate how people lived and worked as you visit 25 historic buildings.

Wisconsin Museum of International Wildlife

Wisconsin Museum of International Wildlife is a very small wildlife museum located in the City Center building in Appleton. At this time, there is no admission charge, however people can make a donation if they would like. Currently, they have two different exhibits on display, one from Africa and one from North America - they also have activities for children to participate in. Their ultimate goal is to obtain a venue which will allow them to display their entire collection of animals and birds representing 5 of the 7 continents (we have over 250 animals and approximately 70 birds).

They are open limited hours, Wednesdays & Thursdays noon - 4 p.m. and the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. People who visit them love what they have on display and they also try to work with area schools to provide educational experiences in conservation, wildlife, world cultures and geography.

If you have a group that is interested in visiting the Museum outside of the regular hours, please contact Margaret at (920) 419-2721
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