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Appleton overview

Appleton is a friendly place, distinct for its live music and rivers, and known for its universities and shops. You're sure to enjoy all of the beer and bar options. Take in some local culture at popular attractions, such as Hearthstone Historic House Museum and Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Make plans to visit the popular Gardens of the Fox Cities and Wisconsin International Raceway. A family- and business-friendly area, Appleton also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Appleton

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Appleton has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Appleton with by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Appleton hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Appleton hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Appleton

Fly in to Appleton, WI (ATW-Outagamie County Regional), 5.1 mi (8.3 km) from central Appleton. Green Bay, WI (GRB-Austin Straubel Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 21.1 mi (33.9 km) away.

What to see around Appleton

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Time Warner Cable Field at Fox Cities Stadium
  • • Tri-County Ice Arena
  • • Wisconsin International Raceway
  • • Titan Stadium
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Building for Kids Children's Museum
  • • Barlow Planetarium
  • • Ashwaubomay Lake
A top highlight is the area's live music scene, as well as places like:
  • • Trout Museum of Art
  • • Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
  • • History Museum at the Castle
  • • Paper Discovery Center
  • • Hearthstone Historic House Museum
Below are some favourite shopping areas where you can find that perfect souvenir – or simply browse:
  • • Fox River Antique Mall
  • • Fox River Mall
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Lawrence University
  • • University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley
  • • Fox Valley Technical College
  • • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Pierce Park
  • • Erb Park
  • • Reid Municipal Golf Course
  • • Telulah Park
  • • Weis Earth Science Museum

When to visit Appleton

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 8°C day, -12°C night
  • April-June: 27°C day, -1°C night
  • July-September: 28°C day, 7°C night
  • October-December: 18°C day, -11°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 103 cm
  • April-June: 258 cm
  • July-September: 269 cm
  • October-December: 160 cm
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