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...
Ice Skating at Oshkosh YMCA

Indoor Ice Skating

Miss winter?! That was a trick question! But if you miss some of your winter activities head to one of these indoor ice rinks in the Fox Valley! Indoor Ice Skating Appleton Family Ice Center 1717 E. Witzke Boulevard, Appleton, Wisconsin Tri-County Ice Arena 700 E. Shady Lane, Neenah, Wisconsin DePere Ice...
Day out with Thomas in Green Bay

Thomas The Tank Heads to Green Bay: June 13 – 17, 2018

Thomas the Tank Engine returns for a day of family fun as Thomas The Tank pulls into Green Bay’s National Railroad Museum June 13 - 17, 2018. All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to join him for a day of friendship and family fun at Day Out...
Kid Friendly Nail Salons

Kid-Friendly Nail Salons

Whether it is for a birthday, special occasion, or mommy and me day, getting pampered is often the first choice for moms and littles alike. We rounded up some local businesses for when a mani/pedi sounds like the perfect way to celebrate. Check out these kid-friendly nail salons in...
YMCA Appleton Splash Pad

Indoor Swimming Pool Roundup

Looking for somewhere to swim indoors? We’ve used reader feedback and research to find the best indoor swimming pool in the Fox Valley. Please see individual websites for hours, additional information or if you have questions. YMCA of the Fox Cities www.ymcafoxcities.org Appleton Downtown YMCA  218 E Lawrence St, Appleton (920) 739-6135 Splash pad and...
Date Night

30+ Date Night Restaurants

Do you need a date night? If you are anything like us you opted to stay home away from the crowds on Valentine's Day. Here are lots of great ideas from other local parents for a special dinner date. These restaurants are some of the best in Northeast Wisconsin. Here...
wisconsin waterfalls

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....
Trout Summer Art Camp

The Trout Museum of Art Summer Camps & Classes, Appleton

Explore art this summer during the camps and classes with The Trout Museum of Art Summer Camps! Introduce your kids to various media and techniques during Modern Art, Passport to the Arts, 20th Century Art and Sculpture. Register for summer art camps today on our website. Art Play for Toddlers: Ages...
geocaching types

Exploring Different Types of Geocaches

Finding enough caches to fill all these calendar days after caching in this area for over three years was a challenging task. Not only did I need to find something available in the winter months, I had to resort to different types of caches as well. New to geocaching? Check...
1000 Islands Environmental Center Kaukauna

1000 Islands Environmental Center, Kaukauna

1000 Islands Environmental Center, Kaukauna Snapshot Address:1000 Beaulieu Ct, Kaukauna, Wisconsin Bathrooms: yes  Admission: FREE More Info: www.1000islandsenvironmentalcenter.org Jodi’s Review Although this isn’t a playground, I thought I would include it in my Park Series reviews. My kids love going to 1000 Islands in Kaukauna. My boys are always sure to have some...