Seven Tours to Take in the Fox Cities

Whether you're looking to learn some local history, check out beautiful scenery, or spend time with friends, enjoy exploring the Fox Cities on these tours.

The Social Station

The Social Station
These pedal-powered tours journey through downtown Appleton and are a unique, eco-friendly way to experience and explore the heart of the city. Choose from three tour types: pub crawls, coffee and scenic tour, or exercise expedition.


Fox River Tours

Fox River Tours
Kick back and relax, learn some local history, and enjoy some snacks and drinks while floating on the Fox River aboard a casual, one-deck canal boat. Fox River Tours River Tyme Too public cruises launch multiple times a week on the Appleton riverfront. Different cruise types are offered, including sunset rides, family-specific rides, River Tyme Bistro and ride combinations, and more.


Glide N.E.W. Segway the Fox Tour

Glide N.E.W./Segway the Fox Tours
Enjoy an easygoing, fun glide past historic places and beautiful scenery in the Fox Cities. Glide N.E.W. LLC offers guided segway tours daily in both Neenah and Appleton.


Houdini Plaza part of the Fox Trot Trail

Fox Trot Trail
This self-guided, two-mile loop walking tour of Appleton's downtown and riverfront will take you through history and past beautiful scenery. Heavily tied to the paper industry, many of the 16 points of interest and sites along the trail helped make Appleton and the Fox Cities the growing and thriving place it was and continues to be.


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Kimberly Point/Neenah Lighthouse on the Neenah Historical Walking Tour

Neenah Historical Walking Tour
Get a glimpse into Neenah's history and continued vibrancy by taking the self-guided Neenah Historical Walking Tour. Walk past two dozens points of interest including exquisitely maintained, historic homes from the "paper baron era" and other notable landmarks such as the Kimberly Point/Neenah Lighthouse, Neenah Clocktower, and Doty Cabin.


Hearthstone Historic House Museum

Hearthstone Historic House Museum
Hearthstone is the backdrop for an electrifying historical tour. The first house in the world to be lit with hydroelectricity using the Edison system, this museum offers daily tours for individuals and groups.


Little Chute Windmill

Little Chute Windmill
Take a tour and learn local ancestral history at this authentic, fully functioning Dutch Windmill. Created and designed in the Netherlands, this windmill sits at the heart of Little Chute's downtown.



Looking for more local tour ideas? Tour different Fox Cities museums or go on an upcoming walking tour, kayak on the river, or try out one of these local itineraries.


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