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Appleton Travel Guide

Save money and stress less by letting the dedicated staff at Orbitz bundle up your flights and hotels. An incredible Appleton vacation is ready and waiting! So, what are the benefits? Combine your airfares, hotels, experiences and rental cars with us and you can save up to $369^! On top of that, you'll be glad to find out that you can select from 500 airline partners and no less than 500,000 international hotel options. There are endless available flight options, room types and extraordinary experiences to satisfy your wandering spirit. Which ones will you pick?

Where is Appleton?

Before you take off on your adventure to Appleton, it's probably wise to find out where it is first. (It could also save you some embarrassment when your friends ask exactly where you're going!) This city is about 95 miles northeast of the capital of Wisconsin, Madison. Appleton is also 5 miles northeast of Menasha. This area of Appleton - Lake Winnebago is home to nearly 73,000 residents.

Places to Visit in Appleton

If you'd like to know what to do first, your best bet would be to set your sights on the Gardens of the Fox Cities and Hearthstone Historic House Museum. People come from all over to lay eyes on these iconic attractions! The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is worth a look. Allow at least a couple of hours to stop by this well-known attraction. Go to Lawrence University and appreciate the fine architecture. You may also schedule a tour and wander the halls where many alumni, including some who have made significant contributions to today's society, once roamed. Like some more options? Stop by Barlow Planetarium to explore the hidden wonders of the universe. But that's not all! History Museum at the Castle has an intriguing range of historical exhibits, enabling visitors to discover the stories and people that formed the region.

Car Rentals in Appleton

Hit play on your favorite driving tunes and discover Appleton from the freedom of your own set of wheels. You'll find some of the biggest and best car rentals in Appleton on Orbitz. If you're getting in by plane, it's easy to pick up your rental vehicle from Austin Straubel International Airport. Hertz is a reliable choice.

Where to stay in Appleton – Hotel Accommodation

Impatient to kick off your adventure? Sort out your accommodations quickly! Orbitz has 28 hotels in Appleton. Don't know where to book? Some top options include the Residence Inn Appleton and DoubleTree by Hilton Neenah. Discovering the wonders of Hearthstone Historic House Museum is a unique experience, so why not grab a hotel room within strolling distance and really make the most of it? The CopperLeaf Boutique Hotel & Spa is a handy 0.6 miles away, while the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel is 0.6 miles away.

Nearest Airports to Appleton

Austin Straubel International Airport (GRB) is the closest terminal to Appleton. After you've gotten through security, you'll be 20 miles from the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Appleton

Explored all of Appleton already? Don't worry! Oshkosh is just 18 miles from here and has plenty of activities to keep you busy. Grand Opera House is a great place to start discovering the story of the region. The Oshkosh Public Museum and the EAA AirVenture Museum are more places that shouldn't be missed. Clintonville is another neighboring area situated just 30 miles away. This place features Olen Park, the Clintonville Riverside Golf Course and the Wisconsin Bowhunter's Museum.

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We get that sometimes things have to change. So, if you cancel or amend your bookings we will never charge you a fee.^ And if you act quickly, your airline or hotel might not charge you either.

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