Learn about the Fox Cities
Want to Know more about the Fox Cities Area?
The Fox Cities consist of 20 communities in the greater Appleton area
along the Fox River in Northeast Wisconsin.
Did you know that the area is recognized as having
some of the best urban shopping options in Wisconsin?
Watch the video and check out what Appleton residents think of the area!
As one of the state’s fastest growing areas with more than 236,000 residents, the Fox Cities offer a thriving metropolitan area closely surrounded by incredible natural beauty.
The area has some amazing paper-making history that dates to the 1830’s when the first settlers began to tame the wild (who knew?). The fast flowing river still provides the economic backbone to the area.
A large, well-educated work force has drawn many other industries including health care, financial services and manufacturing to the area.
With that economic success has sprung a strong retail base, a thriving arts community and a growing mix of dining, entertainment and cultural opportunities. There are festivals and art shows ALL the time!
The Fox Cities are Wisconsin’s shopping place. Central to the Fox Cities’ experience is the Fox River Mall, Wisconsin’s second largest shopping mall it is a destination for shoppers throughout Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Check out the galleries and specialty retailers in downtown Appleton and historic Neenah, which feature unique items and personalized service sure to please even the most discerning shopper. We’re known for our Midwest charm!
Downtown Appleton is the cultural heart of the Fox Cities where, after a day of shopping, visitors enjoy a variety of dining, nightlife and entertainment options.
Each community of the Fox Cities brings its own special history and personality, making the area a unique blend of urban style and small town warmth. We invite you to visit and experience the area.
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