Appleton Tourism

Appleton is a city in Outagamie (mostly), Calumet, and Winnebago counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. One of the Fox Cities, it is situated on the Fox River, 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Green Bay and 100 miles (160 km) north of Milwaukee. Appleton is the county seat of Outagamie County. The population was 72,623 at the 2010 census. Of this, 60,045 were in Outagamie County, 11,088 in Calumet County, and 1,490 in Winnebago County. Appleton is the principal city of the Appleton, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Appleton-Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Combined Statistical Area. The city possesses the two tallest buildings in Outagamie County, the Zuelke Building and 222 Building, at 168 and 183 feet, respectively. Appleton serves as the heart of the Fox River Valley, and is home to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Fox River Mall, Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium, Appleton International Airport, and the Valley's two major hospitals: St. Elizabeth Hospital and ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton. It also hosts a large number of regional events such as its Flag Day parade, Christmas parade, and others.

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Appleton is a quirky vacation destination. This town was the boyhood home of the famous magician Harry Houdini. You will find a collection of his magical tricks and personal belongings at the History Museum at the Castle. The first house in the world to be powered by hydroelectricity is known as the Hearthstone House and is right here in Appleton. If you are travelling to Appleton for a break, plan a trip to the Paper Discovery Center to learn about the history of paper and how it was made in the pre-technology era. Memorial Park is the biggest community Park in Appleton. Catch a performance of the Chinese acrobats at the Performing Arts Center in the downtown area. Visit Appleton for a learning experience. 

 

  • Know the pollution level of Appleton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 2.78 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 4.17 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Appleton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Appleton.

    • Burglary and Theft 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.46 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 27.27 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 30.77 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 26.92 (Low)
    • Drug offense 65.38 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 63.46 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 11.54 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.15 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Appleton is 191.19 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 60.35 (High)
    • Climate Index 49.42 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 11.69 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.95 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 68.52 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.68 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 120.99 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Appleton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.06 USD

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