movie theaters

Movie Theaters

Movies with kids can be fun. Here are a couple tips... Did you know many movie theaters have booster seats for kids? Ask at the front desk! If they aren't available you can try propping up seats with jackets or even bring along a blanket. This one seems obvious,...
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...
Fireworks

Where to find fireworks? {2019}

Looking for a fireworks show in Northeast Wisconsin to enjoy with your family this summer? Here is a roundup! May 26, 2019 Celebrate De Pere Voyageur Park, De Pere, Wisconsin www.celebratedepere.com June 7, 2019 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Post Game Fireworks Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium 2400 N Casaloma Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin www.milb.com/promotions TIP: Find more information about...
children's clothing

Shop Local – Children’s Clothing Stores

Shop Local here in the Northeast Wisconsin! Whether its for the holidays, birthday outifts, back to school, family pictures or just for fun, check out these great boutiques for fun, stylish and cute children's clothing and shoes. Bellybeans Maternity Clothing, Infants and Children’s Clothing up to size 10, diaper bags, toys...
Things to do with kids in appleton

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. The communities tucked away along the river have so much fun to offer families. Explore one of the many nature centers. Learn new things from a diverse selection of museums. Visit an open gym...
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....
Camping

Reader Recommended Wisconsin Campgrounds

Have you braved the northwoods and gone camping? I've gone camping since I was young with my family and now we continue the tradition with our family. Getting up early, grilling out, watching the stars on the beach, s'mores... we can't wait! Check out these recommendations from our readers....

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...
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...

A Day at Heckrodt Nature Reserve

Have you ever been to Heckrodt Nature Reserve? This gem is right in town in Menasha and its FREE! The 76-acre urban nature reserve includes forested wetland, cattail marsh, open water, created prairie, open field, and upland forest habitats. We started our exploration in The Nature Center. Nature Center at Heckrodt...