Find things to do in Little Chute and the greater Fox Cities

Begin your Fox Cities getaway with a stay at the Country Inn & Suites in Little Chute, where you’ll be within easy reach of the area’s top things to do, from canoeing on the Fox River to fishing on Lake Winnebago. If you’re visiting during the winter, you’ll find top-notch activities like snowshoeing and cross-country skiing at Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve, about 15 minutes away. Looking for some rainy day fun? You can marvel at the night sky in a new way at the Barlow Planetarium, burn off some energy at The Building for Kids, or stop by Fox River Mall for a pretzel. If you’re in town for the annual Mile of Music festival, our comfortable hotel rooms place you roughly 15 minutes from the festivities.

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Barlow Planetarium

6.74 mi / 10.85 km from the hotel
Located on the campus of the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh Fox Cities, the Barlow Planetarium brings the night sky to life as you journey through the stars. The planetarium also puts on laser shows set to the music of greats like Pink Floyd and the Beatles.

Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

5.34 mi / 8.6 km from the hotel
From Broadway performances to comedy shows, the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center offers some of the best entertainment in the Fox Cities region. Get your tickets to see top-notch acts like Boyz II Men and musicals like Wicked.

Fox Cities Stadium

7.68 mi / 12.35 km from the hotel
Watch tomorrow's MLB stars at Fox Cities Stadium, home of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. If you're at the game on a Friday or Saturday, stay afterward for a spectacular fireworks show.

Fox River Mall

8.01 mi / 12.89 km from the hotel
One of the largest shopping centers in Wisconsin, Fox River Mall has all your favorite brands, such as H&M, Loft, and Pottery Barn. Take a break for a beer at the Fox River Brewing Company or a meal at restaurants like P.F. Chang’s.

History Museum at the Castle

4.91 mi / 7.89 km from the hotel
Step back into Appleton’s past and think critically about its present when you tour this museum dedicated to regional history. The museum is noted for its castle-like home and extensive coverage of Harry Houdini, who lived in Appleton as a child.

Lawrence University

4.77 mi / 7.68 km from the hotel
Renowned for its rigorous academics and picturesque campus, Lawrence University attracts top students and faculty from across the country.

The Building for Kids

5.15 mi / 8.28 km from the hotel
Watch your children’s imaginations come alive at this exciting museum, which includes a water play gallery, a fire truck, and a construction site.

The Trout Museum of Art

5.15 mi / 8.28 km from the hotel
Emphasizing the work of regional artists, The Trout Museum includes a beautiful permanent collection with more than 150 works and a variety of rotating exhibits.

Downtown Appleton

5.14 mi / 8.27 km from the hotel
Explore the eclectic array of boutiques, performance venues, restaurants, and historic buildings in charming downtown Appleton. While you’re there, stop to enjoy views of the Fox River or pick up local produce and handicrafts from the Farm Market.

Wisconsin International Raceway

4.52 mi / 7.28 km from the hotel
This half-mile oval hosts thrilling competitions featuring stock cars and drag cars. When accompanied by an adult, children 12 and under enjoy free admission to the weekly stock car and drag racing events.

Bubolz Nature Preserve

6.74 mi / 10.85 km from the hotel
This 725-acre preserve offers beautiful trails for hiking, skiing, and snowshoeing. The nature center hosts a variety of educational outreaches, including hands-on family events that range from night hiking to learning about maple syrup.

Little Chute Windmill

1.14 mi / 1.84 km from the hotel
Take an educational tour of this fully functioning windmill that was originally built in the Netherlands in the 1850s. Before you leave, you can swing through the gift shop to peruse the Delft pottery or purchase a tasty stroopwafel.