Ultimate Guide: Menominee Park, Oshkosh

Menominee Park is one of our family's favorite destinations. Located on the east side of Oshkosh it borders Lake Winnebago. The best part of this park is you can get away without spending any money, but for under $10 you can feed a couple animals and ride the train...

Ride the Trolley

Enjoy Northeast Wisconsin with family and friends this summer! Find more things to do with the 2018 Go Valley Kids Summer Bucket List!     The Downtown Appleton trolley starts Thursday, June 1, 2018. It makes a complete loop of downtown Appleton and the riverfront every 30 minutes. We parked by the...
Summer Outdoor Movies in the Park

Outdoor Movies

Another thing on our Summer Bucket List is to catch an outdoor movie under the stars! We have lots of great, FREE options around the Fox Valley. Don't forget your blankets, popcorn and bug spray. Movies begin at dusk. Appleton Appleton Memorial Park Amphitheater Children’s games begin at 7 pm and the...

12 Beaches in Northeast Wisconsin

These beaches are about 1 hour away (or so) depending on where you live in the Fox Valley. They are in no particular order. Be sure to check beach conditions before you leave to ensure they are open. If anyone has any pictures of the beaches they would like to...
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Exploring Wisconsin Waterfalls

I love day trips. I also LOVE waterfalls and hiking. My kids do not enjoy road trips yet, especially ones where we are in the car for more than a few hours. Thankfully there are lots of great hiking and waterfall options within a two hour drive of Appleton....

Bookworm Gardens, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Some things have changed at Bookworm Gardens since my visit last year during my Sheboygan Family Day Trip. Last year, part of the garden was under construction, but now it’s all open and waiting for folks of all ages to frolic on its paths and explore all of the...
Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Green Bay

Feeding the Ducks

I remember feeding the ducks old bread as a kid. Nowadays thats kind of frowned upon. Many local parks have had issues with geese and have strict regulations not to feed the geese. So, where can you feed the ducks? Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary in Green Bay is the...
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Kids Fishing Guide – Northeast Wisconsin

Fishing ... This popular summer thing to do may conjure up a romantic snapshot of a sweet family, sitting in matching lawn chairs lakeside. A boy in a baseball cap or a girl in a tutu with scuffed knees, all smiles and holding a fishing pole, their eyes dancing...
Summer Fun Runs

2018 Summer Fun Runs

Ever since my eldest daughter participated in her first Neenah Summer Fun Run years ago, we have been on the run. We have made it a point to include a couple 5Ks per summer as a fun family activity. Did I say fun? I am not a runner, by any...
Walking Trails Fox Valley Technical College

10 Family Friendly Trails

Whether you are training with your kids for a Fun Run or just burning off some energy we have you covered! Here is a list of our favorites and reader suggestions for family friendly trails that are both toddler and stroller approved.   1. Fox Valley Technical College / Highway 41...
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