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Shopping, galleries, museums, performing arts and plenty of opportunities for family fun await you in the Fox Cities. Central to the Fox Cities’ experience is the Fox River Mall, Wisconsin’s second largest shopping mall with more than 180 retailers including J. Jill, Chico’s, Macy’s, Pottery Barn and the largest sporting goods store in Wisconsin, Scheel’s All Sports. Downtown Appleton is the cultural heart of the Fox Cities where, after a day of shopping, visitors enjoy a variety of dining, nightlife and entertainment options, including the Outagamie Museum, Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Appleton Art Center and Fox Cities Children’s Museum.

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Glass paperweights, the largest collection in the world, are the focus at the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum in Neenah. The museum is surrounded by several blocks of impeccably maintained turn of the last century mansions that housed the local paper aristocracy. A walk through this historic neighborhood along the shores of Lake Winnebago is one of the most beautiful in the Fox Cities.

The Fox Cities have all types of action and adventure especially for kids. Whether you’re exploring museums, hiking through nature preserves or having some serious fun playing laser tag – we guarantee you’ll never be bored. So make the Fox Cities your ultimate play station! Wisconsin’s Fox Cities offer visitors urban style in 18 communities that haven’t lost their small town warmth, safety or affordability. Excellent facilities, great shopping, arts and nightlife are all here along the Fox River and Lake Winnebago. A rich paper-making history has fueled economic prosperity and one of the fastest growing urban areas of Wisconsin.

There’s plenty of going on in the Fox Cities every month of the year. The events calendar is packed with live Broadway Theater, art exhibits, family events, community festivals, or museum exhibits. Come see all that’s happening! The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center provides a premier venue for live performing arts attractions. The Center proudly serves as a gathering place for the community to engage in educational opportunities while enhancing a great understanding and appreciation of live performance art.

Visit the Fox Cities for a great getaway. Come for a shopping weekend at the Fox River Mall; a relaxing couples retreat loaded with cultural activities, dining and nightlife; or for a fun family escape. In the Fox Cities, you’ll find urban style and amenities in communities that haven’t lost their small-town warmth.


Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

3433 West College Avenue, Appleton, WI 54914
Phone: (920) 734-3358 Email: [email protected]

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