When planning a trip, it’s important to consider activities that will be of interest to the other people you’re traveling with.
This can become a tedious task if you’ve never visited your destination in the past. So in the interest of diversifying your choices, we’ve compiled some of the best activities that the Fox Cities have to offer in Wisconsin.
For a getaway with the girls:
If your aim is to spend the weekend with the girls, make sure to take a stroll down College Avenue. There’s a wide variety of boutiques and restaurants that will allow you and your friends to indulge in a relaxing stint of retail therapy.
For a cultured night on the town, check out what’s showing at the Fox City Performing Arts Center for a live theater experience you won’t soon forget. Seek out relaxation at the Fox Cities’ numerous spas, parks or even have an adventure at the roller rink!
If food and fun is your aim on your weekend getaway, there are numerous places that we recommend to explore! Check out Cleo’s Brown Beam Tavern for great music, a relaxed atmosphere, and some of the most affordable (and delicious) drinks in town. Another must-try is Houdini’s Escape Gastropub: the décor offers homage to the former Appleton resident, Harry Houdini, and a cozy atmosphere with incredible food. And if you make it in, try the Buffalo Shrimp – you won’t regret it!
When you’re out with the guys:
The Fox Cities offer a wide variety of activities that will entertain the men in your party. With numerous golf courses, fishing options, and the beloved Fox Cities Stadium (go Rattlers!), Fox Cities acts as a haven for sports lovers.
Another way to guarantee a memorable experience is to visit the EAA Airventure Museum – one of the most extensive aviation attractions in the world! With more than 200 historic planes, this museum could keep you fascinated for days! For a night out, swing by the Comedy Quarter Club for great food and laughs.
For bar food and drinks, make sure to check out the 2 Buck Bar, an establishment that stays true to its name with the most affordable drink specials in town. Looking for some legendary BBQ? Enjoy the tasty options that Famous Dave’s BBQ have to offer.
When a romantic getaway is what you’re looking for:
For a little relaxation, take a stroll down College Ave with your sweetheart and explore the eclectic mix of restaurants and shops the strip has to offer. For a date night, wander through the Aylward Fine Arts museum for a touch of creative stimulation. Or have a classic date night and enjoy a drive-in cinematic experience at Field of Scenes Outdoor Theater. Then consider rounding down your date night with ice skating or mini golf.
Be sure to take advantage of the romantic dining options in the area! Enjoy delectable cuisine on the riverfront at Fratellos on the Water, boasting the most impressive views of Fox River. For a fun and exciting atmosphere complete with live music, head over to Mill Creek Blues Café. Or enjoy finer dining options at Dick & Joan’s 22 Club, one of the best steakhouses in the Fox Cities area. The Fox Cities has such a wide variety of dining options, you’re sure to find one that suits your needs perfectly.
As you can see, the Fox Cities offer an amazing array of activities and restaurants. Regardless of the make-up of your party, you can have an amazing experience here tailored to the interests of your group! And if you do decide to come explore this amazing area, be sure to pay us a visit here at the Franklin Street Inn! Have an amazing visit!