Category: History

A Walking Historical Pub Crawl – Appleton Style

A Walking Historical Pub Crawl – Appleton Style

Written by: Alison Hutchinson; Convention Sales & Marketing Representative Downtown College Avenue is known for it's vibrant nightlife and many pubs and taverns but most people probably overlook the fact that they all have a lot of history to offer.Thanks to the History Museum at the Castle, they've came up with a great way to … Continue reading A Walking Historical Pub Crawl – Appleton Style

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The Fox Trot Trail: A Walk Through Appleton’s History

The Fox Trot Trail: A Walk Through Appleton’s History

Written by:  Adam Schanke, Sports Marketing Manager The site of a famous magician’s childhood home, a Pulitzer Prize winning author, the world’s first hydroelectric power plant, and a 4-time NFL Super Bowl champion are just a few of the people and places walkers can learn about on the new self-guided 16-stop, 2.2-mile Fox Trot Trail … Continue reading The Fox Trot Trail: A Walk Through Appleton’s History

Summer fun in the Fox Cities!

Written by: Karen Treml, Visitor Services Coordinator  With summer in full swing, the Fox Cities is bursting with events and things to do and see. It’s easy when you live here year-round, with the hustle and bustle of your everyday schedules, to overlook and miss, not only events, but also the great areas we have … Continue reading Summer fun in the Fox Cities!

Fox Cities Historic Locks Tour

Written By: Amy Karas, Convention Sales Representative I had the pleasure of joining a Fox Cities press tour group of travel writers to check out the newest attraction in the Fox Cities, a historic locks tour. This tour is put on by the Fox-Wisconsin Heritage Parkway group. President Candice Mortara arranged for 2 pontoon boats with … Continue reading Fox Cities Historic Locks Tour

Memorial Day Weekend in the Fox Cities

Written By: Karen Treml, Visitor Services Coordinator Looking for ideas to fill your Memorial Day Weekend? The Fox Cities has some great events happening that will keep your schedule full and fun! Plan your trip today! Division 3 Baseball Tournament Hoping to catch some sports on your Memorial Day weekend? The NCAA D3 Baseball Championship … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend in the Fox Cities