Outdoor Things to Do with Kids in Northeast Wisconsin

We’re so lucky to live in an area where we have a lot of things to do with our families. We’re even luckier because we have so many great outdoor spots to explore. We’ve gathered up all the fun places on govalleykids.com to explore with your kids and families. We add more as we explore, so check back often!

What is Geocaching? – Tips for Getting Started

What is geocaching? I am the type of person who...

Round up the family! It’s County Fair Season in Wisconsin! {2019}

Check out this list of county fairs in Wisconsin and get ready for...

Summer Fun Runs {2019}

Ready, set, go! Have a healthy and active summer with these amazing fun...

Water Ski Shows in Northeast Wisconsin {2019}

Have fun with your family, both on and off the water, this summer!...

Meet me at the Farmers Market! {2019}

Step on up and grab some goods at your favorite farmers market this summer! From...

Ride the Downtown Appleton Trolley – Free! {2019}

Enjoy Northeast Wisconsin with family and friends this summer! Find more things to...

Exploring Wisconsin Waterfalls

I love day trips. I also LOVE waterfalls and hiking. My kids do not enjoy...

Outdoor Swimming Pools in Northeast Wisconsin {2019}

We've rounded up the area outdoor swimming pools for the summer including hours, and open...

Outdoor Summer Music {2019}

Enjoy Northeast Wisconsin with family and friends this summer! Find more things to...

Beach Inflatables in Northeast Wisconsin {2019}

Do you have an adventure loving kid? These water and beach inflatables are a fun...

Guide Summer Festivals in Northeast Wisconsin {2019}

With so many small communities that make up the Fox Valley, we have the opportunity...

Where to find fireworks? {2019}

Looking for a fireworks show in Northeast Wisconsin to enjoy with your family this summer?...

Outdoor Splash Pads {2019}

Splash pads, sometimes called a spray pool, are great for all ages....

12 Beaches in Northeast Wisconsin

These beaches are about 1 hour away (or so) depending on where you...

Summer Parade Guide {2019}

Enjoy Northeast Wisconsin with family and friends this summer! From the drumbeats to the sparkly...

Plamann Park Children’s Farm

Plamann Park Children's Farm is located in north Appleton, this Outagamie County's Plamann Park. In addition...

Bookworm Gardens, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Some things have changed at Bookworm Gardens since my visit last year during my Sheboygan...

Kids Fishing Guide – Northeast Wisconsin

Fishing ... This popular summer thing to do may conjure up a romantic snapshot of...

10 Parks Perfect for Spring

If your family is like ours, we love to get outside any day we can...

Roundup: Murals in Northeast Wisconsin

We have rounded up our favorite murals in Northeast Wisconsin for a fun photo challenge! ...

Murals in Kimberly, Wisconsin (CE Underpass)

Looking for a fun photo challenge? These public art murals make beautiful backdrops for fun...

Murals in Kaukauna, Wisconsin

Looking for a fun photo challenge? These public art murals make beautiful backdrops for fun...

Murals in Neenah Menasha, Wisconsin

Looking for a fun photo challenge? These public art murals make beautiful backdrops...

Murals in Little Chute, Wisconsin

Looking for a fun photo challenge? These public art murals make beautiful backdrops for fun...

Murals in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Looking for a fun photo challenge? These public art murals make beautiful backdrops for fun...

Murals in Appleton, Wisconsin

Looking for a fun photo challenge? These public art murals make beautiful backdrops for fun...

Summer Tubing in Northeast Wisconsin

Sit back and relax along the river with summer tubing in Northeast Wisconsin! *Many locations offer...

Canoe Rentals in Northeast Wisconsin

We have lots of options for canoe rentals in Northeast Wisconsin! Grab the family and...

Kayak Rentals in Northeast Wisconsin

We have lots of options for kayak rentals in Northeast Wisconsin! Grab a partner and...

Paddleboard Rentals in Northeast Wisconsin

We have lots of options for paddleboard rentals in Northeast Wisconsin! Grab a partner and...

Boat Rentals in Northeast Wisconsin

We have lots of options for boat rentals in Northeast Wisconsin! Grab the family and...

Terrell’s Island, Omro

One of our favorite trails that is not only beautiful but also family friendly is...

10+ Things to do with Kids in Green Bay this Summer!

Looking for things to do with kids in Green Bay? We've got 10+ ideas for...

25+ Things to do with Kids in the Fox Valley this Summer!

The there are so many awesome things to do with kids in the Fox Valley....

Zoos Near Northeast Wisconsin

Kids of all ages enjoy visiting zoos! There are so many nearby or within short road...

Erb Park, Playground and Pool

Appleton's newest pool, Erb Park, is fun for the whole family and opens for the...

Fox Valley Rocks – Our Community Rocks!

A friend recently introduced me to a new trend in our area that involves rocks!...

1000 Islands Environmental Center, Kaukauna

1000 Islands Environmental Center, Kaukauna Snapshot Address:1000 Beaulieu Ct, Kaukauna, Wisconsin Bathrooms: yes  Admission: FREE More...

Park Series: Titletown District, Green Bay

Titletown District, Green Bay Snapshot Address: 1065 Lombardi Ave. Green Bay, Wisconsin Park Surface Ground: rubber Bathrooms: yes  ...

Exploring Different Types of Geocaches

Finding enough caches to fill all these calendar days after caching in this area for...

Petting Zoos and Farms

Our kids have always been huge fans of places where they can pet...

Gardens In and Around Northeast Wisconsin

Trips to public gardens can be super relaxing and a truly multisensory experience. Walking around...

Fish Spawning at C.D. “Buzz” Besadny Anadromous Fish Facility

Just a short drive away during the spring and fall months there is a great...

Mini Golf in Northeast Wisconsin

Mini golf is a time-tested fun thing to do for families with kids of all...

Ultimate Guide: Menominee Park, Oshkosh

Menominee Park is one of our family's favorite destinations. Located on the east side of...

Feeding the Ducks

I remember feeding the ducks old bread as a kid. Nowadays thats kind of frowned...

10 Family Friendly Trails

Whether you are training with your kids for a Fun Run or just burning off...

Drive-in & Diner Restaurants in Northeast Wisconsin

Sometimes summer needs some good old fashioned cheese curds, cheeseburgers and ice cream. Check out...