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Fond du Lac Skyport Airplane Rides

See Lake Winnebago and Fond du Lac from the air on a scenic half-hour plane ride. Maximum 3 people. Call for pricing and to schedule an appointment. N6308 Rolling Meadows Dr between Hwys 151 & 23.

Hours: Open daily 8am-dusk.
Phone: 920-922-6000
Email: joni@fdlskyport.com
Website: http://www.fdlskyport.com/

 

Glacier Ridge Animal Farm

Spend a day where the buffalo roam. Visit Chloe the camel, feed the goats and the deer, see water buffalo, feed the ducks and the swans and see over 30 different species of animals. Say "hi" to Speedy the African tortoise. Stroll around the farm, enjoy refreshments and shop at The Trading Post. Visit the farm store for gifts, bison meat, and many other items. During our Fall Festival, pick your own pumpkin, enjoy a caramel apple and go for a hayride. N9458 Ridge Road, Van Dyne. Halfway between Oshkosh & Fond du Lac, E of Hwy 41 between Cty Rd N & Hwy 26.

Hours: Open weekends May-Oct.
Fees: Adults $5, children and young adults accomp. by an adult $4, 2 & under free. Schools, groups and tours welcome by reservation during the week. 
Phone: (920)688-3488
Website: http://www.glacierridgeanimalfarm.com

 

Lake Winnebago Road Trip

Drive around Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin's largest inland lake, and discover 88 miles of contrasting shoreline and unique community adventures. At 28 miles long and 11 miles wide, Winnebago is the 2nd largest inland lake in the 48 states. Tour route points out the beauty, history and attractions of various communities along the way. Tour includes Fond du Lac, Calumet and Winnebago Counties.

Brochures available at Fond du Lac Area Visitors Center, 171 S. Pioneer Rd.

Phone: (800)937-9123
Website: http://www.lakewinnebagoroadtrip.com

 

Larson's Famous Clydesdales

See Famous Reggie, who won the Anheuser Busch Best American Bred Gelding at the National Clydesdale Show. Get a chance to pet the baby Clydesdale, which is very rare. Visit the ranch where the gentle giants live. See an entertaining demonstration of a cart class in costume and full harness, antique hitch wagons and show preparation. Museum and gift shop. Located 17 miles W of FDL. Hwy 23-W to KK (follow signs). W12654 Reeds Corner Rd.

Hours: Open mid-May - mid-Oct Mon-Sat. 1pm tour and grandstand show.
Fees: Adults $10, children $5. Reservations preferred.
Phone: (920)748-5466
Website: http://www.larsonsclydesdales.com

 

Little Farmer Orchard

The Little Farmer is a fourth generation family farm growing apples and pumpkins, already picked and pick-your-own. The rustic barns contain a farm market filled with produce, food and gift items, bakery and hayloft gift market. Weekend hayrides and events, school tours, corn maze and animal feeding corral.

Driving Directions: Located on Hwy. 151, just 10 miles north of Fond du Lac, two miles south of the little city of Pipe.

Hours: Aug-Oct. Mon-Fri 8-6pm, Sat & Sun 10-6pm. Nov closed Mondays and at 5pm daily.
Phone: (920)921-4784


Siberian Outpost

Tailor-made dog sled rides. Demonstrations and tours for all ages. Visit with the dogs while you learn about sledding and the history of an antique sled. 10 miles E of FDL. N9103 Cty Hwy W, Malone.

Reservations required (920)410-5330
Website: http://www.siberianoutpost.com/

 

Talking Country Roads

Unique rural driving tour of Fond du Lac County. Set of four CDs guide motorists to see and learn about the rich history and points of interest. Map/brochure and driving directions included. Fee: $10.

Fond du Lac Area Visitors Center
171 S. Pioneer Rd.
Phone: (800)937-9123
Website: http://www.fdl.com/talking_roads

 

 THELMA

Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts (THELMA) is a premier venue providing the community with unprecedented access to arts and entertainment, and a unique destination for weddings and corporate gatherings. Named for a woman with a classic style and an affinity for her community, this vital amenity is the cornerstone of the Arts and Entertainment District in downtown Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. 

A former Masonic Temple renovated and expanded in 2013 includes a new two-level art gallery that gives a nod to an exciting future and is the perfect backdrop for high-profile art exhibits. THELMA is an impressive feature in the heart of the city’s downtown with majestic pillars, a grand staircase, and the perfect blend of the historic and the modern. You will want to visit again and again whether it’s relaxing on the spacious outdoor plaza, watching a film, listening to an intimate concert in The Great Hall or attending a major concert in the street. 

Hours: Contemporary Wing and Lower Level open Mon-Fri 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday, 11 -3 and during some events. Always check the THELMA website or social media accounts for closures due to private events.Fees: No admission and open to the public.

 

Phone: 920.921.5410

Website: http://www.thelmaarts.org/

Yellowstone Trail Driving Adventure

From 1912 to 1930 the Yellowstone Trail went through Fond du Lac (now Hwy 175) and was a rugged, popular trek across America for early car owners. The lure for many was Yellowstone National Park. Created prior to the use of road signs, it was marked with rocks and various structures painted yellow to signify directions. Now resurrected, the trail is driving adventure in Wisconsin and across the country. Test it out. Brochures available. Free.

Fond du Lac Area Visitors Center
171 S. Pioneer Rd
Phone: (800)937-9123
Website: http://www.yellowstonetrailwi.com