Fox Cities Best Of 2017

The Fox Cities earned some great accolades in 2017.

These reasons and more make the Fox Cities a perfect place to live or visit! But don't just take our word for it, plan your trip today to see for yourself!

10 Wisconsin towns that are totally Americana

USA Today Network put Neenah in the top 10 for its picturesque parks and quaint downtown.

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2017 Overlooked Dream Cities (Appleton #4) ranks Appleton as a top overlooked dream city based on the criteria of cities with less than 300,000 people and then ranked them on walk-ability, crime rate, cost of living and amenities.

The Ultimate Pizza Bucket List in Wisconsin ranked some of the best pizza places in Wisconsin and two Fox Cities favorites made the list! Cranky Pat's in Neenah and Butch's Pizza in Kimberly are both local favorites and definitely worth a stop.

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Best Places to Build a Forever Home

Appleton was ranked #52 out of 468 by

Fittest Cities in America

Fitbit released its Fittest Cities in America for 2017 and Appleton ranked #2 overall and #1 for logging the most steps. Data was based on sleep, reminders to move goals met, daily steps, daily active minutes and resting heart rate.

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The Best Race to Run in Every State

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This list put out by highlights the best race to run in every state. The annual Fox Cities Marathon is a Boston Marathon Qualifier and takes the spot for Wisconsin.

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Best Places for Children in 2017 ranked Appleton #3 on their list of Top 10 places for kids in 2017 for our high percentage of kid-friendly places, schools and the highest graduation rate in the study.

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Most Livable: America’s 50 Best Cities to Live In

Appleton ranked #48 by USA Today based on it's schools, cultural amenities, restaurants, bars, fitness, walkability, and more.

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30 Best Small Cities in the United States

Appleton ranks at #21 of this list of Best Small Cities in the U.S. by for it's great restaurants, small community feel, and downtown shopping.

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Best Places to Trick or Treat 2017

(Appleton #7) ranked Appleton #7 on thier list of best places to trick-or-treat based on a younger population and declining crime rate.

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Wisconsin Great Places Award (Trestle Trail)

Because who doesn't love a good donut? names 16 spots that a worth a visit and three Fox Cities shops made the list. Manderfields Bakery with three locations in Menasha, Appleton and Darboy, HIlltop Bakery in Kaukauna, and Mom & Pop's Bakery in Kimberly.

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Best Places to Raise a Family in Wisconsin (Top 85) compared the 150 most populated US Cities based on family dynamics, cost of living, schools, health-care and recreation and put out a list of 2017's Best and Worst Places to Raise a Family. Not one, but FIVE, Fox Cities communities made the list. Kaukauna at #17, Appleton at #20, Neenah at #28, Little Chute at #35 and Menasha at #43.

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Top 100 Best Cities to Raise Kids in 2017

The Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau landed on the 2017 Readers’ Choice Award list in Sports Events Magazine for Sports Tourism Industries Best CVBs, Facilities, and Sports Events Planners.

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