Pollock Swimming Pool Oshkosh

Outdoor Swimming Pools in Northeast Wisconsin

We've rounded up the area outdoor swimming pools for the summer including hours, and open and closing dates! Grab your towel and sunscreen and head to one of these fun spots for swimming! We threw in the man-made lakes, Marble and Plamman Park have fun inflatables for a change of...

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...
Bay Beach Green Bay

10 Reasons to Love Bay Beach!

If you are from this area, you probably have fond memories of visiting Bay Beach Amusement Park as a kid. I know I do. My mother’s employer held their company picnic there every summer. I also went many times on family outings and school field trips. If you are...
Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Green Bay

Helpful Tips for Your Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary Visit

Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary is the perfect place to visit especially with younger children. If you’ve ever paid full admission to the zoo only to discover your children aren’t even remotely interested in looking at the animals, you might have regretted the whole adventure. Not to fear, a visit to...
fishing

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...

Summer Vacations To Fit Your Budget

The summer heat wave has arrived and some of you might be thinking it’s time to get away and take a vacation? We’re here to help you plan your family getaway and not break your piggy bank in the process. There are plenty of exciting, family-friendly, yet often overlooked summer...
Drive in Wisconsin

Drive-in & Diner Restaurants in Northeast Wisconsin

Sometimes summer needs some good old fashioned cheese curds, cheeseburgers and ice cream. Check out one of our favorite diner and drive in restaurants in Northeast Wisconsin. JD'S Drive In 1939 E John St, Appleton, Wisconsin www.facebook.com/JdsDriveIn Ardy & Eds 2413 S Main St, Oshkosh, Wisconsin www.ardyandeds.com Make sure to check the hours before visiting. We...
family camping

Family Camping

So, you want to take your kids camping? Camping with kids can span a wide range of experiences from stressful to awesome. With a little planning ahead you can tip the scales in favor of awesome. Camping with your kids doesn’t need to be complicated; in fact, simple is...
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