Keep exploring the fun things to see and do in Central Wisconsin.
From outdoor fun, adventures you'll only find in central Wisconsin, and delicious finds - we've got you covered. Keep exploring and order a free visitors guide to start planning your trip to Central Wisconsin.
Looking for some inspiration? Here are our top picks for fun in Central Wisconsin, to explore the outdoors.
Bike the Boardwalk | Stevens Point Area
Start with the iconic boardwalks on the 27-mile Green Circle Trail. Venture out for tasty spots, explore the kid's guide to the trail, and where to stay. The best part? It's the perfect jumping-off point for more trails worth exploring like the Schmeeckle Reserve, Stevens Point Sculpture Park, and the Tomorrow River State Trail.
Wet & Wild Family Fun | Marshfield
While visiting Marshfield, choose from a variety of outdoor rec options. Neighborhood parks, hiking/biking trails, Wenzel Family Plaza’s water feature, Vandehey Waters Outdoor Aquatic Center, and more. Trek Wildwood Zoo and meet our rare Kodiak bears – free and available every season.
Make a Splash | Wisconsin Rapids
Slide into fun and make a splash at the new Aquatics Center. Bike or run along the river, kayak, canoe, or paddleboard, fish the day away, or just soak up the view. Catch a Wisconsin Rapids Rafter baseball game or the thrill of the Wisconsin State Water Ski Show Championships. Find more fun from motorsports to silent sports.
Only in Central Wisconsin
Explore adventures and spots you'll only find in Central Wisconsin, from unique art to iconic spots.
WI Firefighter's Memorial | Wisconsin Rapids
Don’t miss the Wisconsin State Firefighter’s Memorial, a moving tribute to all Wisconsin firefighters, especially those who have fallen in the line of duty, or the Gift of Life Legacy Garden. Looking for more action? Visit Historic Point Basse, the only living history site on the Wisconsin River.
PaddleQuest | Stevens Point Area
Check out Paddlequest, a one-of-a-kind paddling adventure, where canoeing meets Comic-Con (+ conservation) on the Wisconsin River. Paddle from place to place meeting characters, solving puzzles, and completing challenges. It's been held since 2002, and it's even been featured in Rolling Stone!
Farm Fresh Experiences
Come hungry and dig into these agricultural experiences, straight from the source in Central Wisconsin.
World's Largest Round Barn | Marshfield
This agricultural and architectural marvel was built in 1916 to house purebred animals in 250 stanchions, measuring 150 ft. diameter and 70 ft. high! Visit during the summer's Central Wisconsin State Fair to see the round barn on full display with animals during the shows and sales. Visiting another time? Call the fair office for a tour.
Wisconsin's #1 Fruit | Wisconsin Rapids
As the world's largest cranberry-producing region, the Wisconsin Rapids area has a unique geography with perfect conditions for the perennial fruit. Celebrate with Cranberry Blossom Festival, enjoy a picturesque fall drive with a sea of red berries on the Cranberry Highway, tour a marsh, taste cranberry-inspired delights, and more.
Wisconsin's Oldest Market | Stevens Point Area
Sample the best local goods, available daily, at the state's oldest farmers market in downtown Stevens Point. For more, head to Sunday brunch on the farm at Lonely Oak Farms, check out the state-of-the-art robotic dairy at Feltz Dairy, or eat and drink your way through local flavor.