Find a World of Things to Do in Appleton, WI
If you’re in town to cheer on the Green Bay Packers at nearby Lambeau Field, be sure to explore Appleton after the game. From the Country Inn & Suites, you’ll be close to the shops and restaurants at Fox River Mall and the fascinating Harry Houdini exhibit in the History Museum at the Castle. For outdoor fun, you can catch a baseball game at Fox Cities Stadium or take flight in a restored B-17 bomber at the EAA AirVenture Museum.
Visit these nearby attractions:
- Appleton Downtown (3.5 miles)
While in downtown Appleton, you can take an art class, browse boutiques, listen to live music, walk along the Fox River, and take your pick of dozens of restaurants and bars.
Phone: +1 (920) 954-9112
- Barlow Planetarium (7.8 miles)
Located on the campus of the University of Wisconsin–Fox Valley, Barlow Planetarium brings the night sky to life as you journey through the stars and discover the secrets of the solar system. The planetarium also puts on laser shows set to the music of greats like Pink Floyd, the Beatles and U2.
Phone: +1 (920) 832-2848
- EAA AirVenture Museum (22.3 miles)
The sky’s the limit at the EAA AirVenture Museum, dedicated to the history of flight and the people who built and flew these aerial innovations. Walk among more than 200 planes, ranging from the first models to cutting-edge military planes. Inspired to take to the skies? Schedule a flight aboard a luxury airliner from the 1920s, a Korean War helicopter or a WWII bomber.
Phone: +1 (920) 426-4800
- Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (3.2 miles)
From Broadway performances to comedy shows, the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center offers some of the best entertainment in the Fox Cities region. Get your tickets to see top-notch acts like Boyz II Men and “Weird Al” Yankovic and musicals like Mamma Mia! and Wicked.
Phone: +1 (920) 730-3782
- Fox Cities Stadium (1.9 miles)
Watch tomorrow’s MLB stars at Fox Cities Stadium, home of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. If you’re at the game on a Friday or Saturday, stay afterward for a spectacular fireworks show.
Phone: +1 (920) 733-4152
- Fox River Mall (1.1 miles)
As one of the largest shopping centers in Wisconsin, Fox River Mall gives you plenty of popular brands to choose from like Forever 21, Ann Taylor and Pottery Barn. You can take a break with something tasty from Cold Stone Creamery or sit down to a great meal and a house-brewed beer at the Fox River Brewing Company.
Phone: +1 (920) 739-4100
- History Museum at the Castle & Houdini Historical Center (3.6 miles)
Discover the heritage of the Lower Fox River Valley at the History Museum at the Castle, which includes an exhibit dedicated to Harry Houdini, the famous escape artist who claimed Appleton as his hometown. The museum building itself has a storied history, so be sure to plan a visit.
Phone: +1 (920) 735-9370
- Lawrence University (3.7 miles)
While you’re in downtown Appleton, stop by the beautiful campus of Lawrence University, situated on the banks of the Fox River. You can listen to a concert at one of the several music halls on campus, and then head to the riverfront to cheer on the Vikings in football, baseball, soccer or volleyball.
Phone: +1 (920) 832-7000
- Appleton International Airport (ATW) (0.9 miles)
From doggie daycare to a cozy café and pub, the Appleton airport provides more than just transportation. You can hop on the hotel’s airport shuttle to arrive at the Country Inn & Suites in just five minutes.
Phone: +1 (920) 832-5268
- Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau (0.9 miles)
With so many things to see and do in the Appleton-Oshkosh-Neenah area, make your first stop the Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau to find out which places are must-see attractions.
Phone: +1 (800) 236-6673
- Valley Transit (2.4 miles)
Travel the Fox Cities area using the Valley Transit bus service, connecting you to communities in Appleton, Menasha, Grand Chute, Kimberly and Kaukauna.
Phone: +1 (920) 832-5800