Fox Cities Best of 2016

Fox Cities Best of 2016

Appleton and the Fox Cities received some great recognition this year! Check out the “Best of” lists we landed on in 2016! Find out why The Fox Cities isn’t just a great place to visit, but a great place to live!

45377_490486727679580_1480329044_n.jpgSpats “The Tav on the Ave” in Downtown Appleton made the list of Most Over-the-Top Burgers in Wisconsin, by Yahoo Travel.

Mihm’s Charcoal Grill in Menasha landed on two lists this year; Top 10 Best Butter Burgers in Wisconsin and Best Mom and Pop Restaurants in Wisconsin, by OnlyinYourState.comTravel

_DSC0437.jpgWisconsin named it’s Seven Man-Made Wonders of East Central Wisconsin and two Fox Cities locations made the list; Hearthstone Historic House Museum in Appleton and the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in Neenah.


The Source Dog Friendly.jpgThe Source Public House made it in the Top 8 Wisconsin Spots for Dog-Friendly Dining by Travel Wisconsin. Offers a full menu, great bar and patio seating with views of Lake Winnebago.




Carmella’s Italian Bistro makes the Top 10 Most Highly Rated Restaurants in Wiscosnsin by Only in Your


NeenahMarina_day.jpgThe City Of Neenah ranked #7 on the list of Hidden Gems: 10 of Wisconsin’s Most Underrated Towns by Discover Wisconsin



Fratello’s Restaurant in Appleton lands in the Top 11 Waterfront Restaurants in Wisconsin by Only in Your Situated along the Fox River they offer up-scale dining and full water views.


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Top 10 Candy Shops in Wisconsin by Only in Your; Crazy Sweet in Appleton makes the list. Offering old-time classic candy and new favorites, you’ll find it all!


t-rats-stadium-smallThe Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium ranked in the Top 9 Finest Grass Fields of Minor League Baseball by Appleton ranked #5 in the 2016 Top Ten Best Minor League Baseball Towns by Home of The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, single-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.



Community First’s Fox Cities Marathon was named one of the Best Half Marathons in Wisconsin by


Travel Wisconsin ranked Manderfield’s Bakery in the Top 10 Must-Visit Donut Shops in Wisconsin. With three locations throughout the Fox Cities, they’re busy baking up fresh donuts everyday!


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Mile of Music, an annual music festival held in Appleton, was named one of the Top 10 Music Festivals Worth The Trip by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
*Photo Credit Graham Images



Stone Cellar Brewpub made the Top 5 for Best Beer Gardens by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Featuring craft brews and great food.




Appleton was ranked #9 on the list of Best Places for Children in 2016 by for the second year in a row!



_dsc9576editedjune2016Money Magazine ranked Appleton #24 on the Best Places to Live in 2016

Appleton ranked #12 for 2016 Best Places for Millenials by


LawrenceUMain Hall_AppletonWI.jpgUSA Today ranked Appleton one of the 25 Best Small College Towns for Lawrence University.



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