Two Fox Cities communities, Appleton and Neenah, have been named among the "Most Fitness-Friendly Places for 2021" by SmartAsset. Appleton ranked #26 and Neenah ranked #35 in this seventh annual national study and ranking.
SmartAsset reviewed data of 301 metro areas in metrics including the percentage of residents who walk or bike to work, fitness professionals per 10,000 workers, fitness establishments per 10,000 establishments, percentage of restaurants that are fast food, and average hourly wage of personal trainers. Read the complete rankings here.
This ranking follows other recent accolades and regular notable rankings for local communities.
The Fox Cities, Greater Appleton area is home to a 100+ miles of trails, indoor recreation and outdoor recreation venues, dining options with fresh, locally sourced ingredients, fitness-related events, and more, making it a fitness-friendly place for both locals and visitors alike every season of the year.