Full Stream Ahead

Go with the flow on your next trip to the Fox Cities

With the Fox River and Lake Winnebago in our backyard, there's plenty of ways to explore the shore and the natural beauty just steps outside the urban communities of the Fox Cities. When waterfront views are complimentary, you know you're in for an unforgettable original experience.

Paddle the Day Away

The Fox Cities waterways have a variety of routes for both beginner and experienced kayakers. Launch at Sunset Park in Kimberly or Fritse Park in Fox Crossing for calm waters and a smooth ride. If you're up for a challenge visit foxlocks.org to learn how to safely navigate the local lock and dam system. Check out Northeast Wisconsin Paddlers for more route inspiration.

Fox River

Cast a Line

Anglers set their sights on the Fox Cities to reel in bass, pike, walleye, bluegill, and more. In the winter, hundreds of ice shanties cover the frozen surface of Lake Winnebago during sturgeon spearing season, typically running for two weeks in February.

Fishing in the river

Dine with a View

Waterfront dining is a fan-favorite activity amongst locals and visitors alike. From the spacious patio at Waverly Beach to the riverfront scenery at Pullmans at Trolley Square, there are plenty of options for drinks, dinner, and a beautiful sunset view.


Take a Cruise

Hop aboard the River Tyme Too canal boat for a cruise down the scenic Fox River. With a variety of themed tours such as Summer Sunset and Margarita Monday, a cruise with River Tyme Tours is the perfect way for people of all ages to explore the river.

River Tyme Too

Learn from the Shore

Opened in the historic Atlas Paper Mill, Atlas Science Center provides hands-on educational exhibits to teach visitors about the history of papermaking and hydropower in the Fox Cities. Sign up for a paper lab to create your own piece of paper to take home.

Atlas Science Center
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