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Set on the Fox River along the western shore of Lake Winnebago, Oshkosh is a city packed with pleasures. Home to the arts, history, top dining, and shopping, recreation also abounds. Lake Winnebago lends itself to angling and boating, whilst the surrounding countryside provides plenty of spots to pitch up camp. Known for its buzzing events calendar, music fans flock to the city for the Country USA, Rock USA, and Lifest festivals, whilst enthusiasts fly by the thousands for EAA AirVenture – the world’s biggest aviation event.

Things to see

With over 200 historic airplanes and over 20,000 aviation artefacts, The EAA AirVenture Museum is a real treat for those with a passion for planes. Its world-class exhibits cover everything from World War II and the pioneers of flight, to aerobatics, innovations, and more. Menominee Park is a lakeside summer hotspot for local and visiting families alike. Along with a kid’s playground, the park features a petite 8-acre zoo, where you can meet grey wolves, North American elk, and charismatic monkeys. Set within a Tudor-Revival mansion dating back to 1925, the Paine Art Center and Arboretum is home to an impressive collection of 19th and early 20th century fine art. After you’ve browsed the paintings, you can take a turn in the estate’s prim gardens, adorned with flowers and sculptures. Set within a similarly grand estate, Oshkosh Public Museum details the region’s colorful past. Exhibits focus on everything from Oshkosh’s waterways to its logging industries, with almost 250,000 artefacts.

Hotels in Oshkosh

There are hotels in Oshkosh to accommodate every visitor and their budget, whether you want a romantic B&B sleepover, a chic and swanky waterfront stay, or the familiarity of a tried and tested chain hotel. The larger options offer lots of amenities for guests to enjoy, including swimming pools, fitness facilities, business centers, and restaurants, whilst rooms come kitted out with plenty of creature comforts too. Features to expect range from cable television and internet access, to microwaves and refrigerators. Those looking for a thriftier stay will find plenty of cheap hotels in Oshkosh, most of which come as budget brands inns and no frills motels.

Where to stay

A hotel in Oshkosh’s downtown area puts you where the action is. It’s centered on historical North Main Street and South Main Street, which sits south across the Fox River beside the waterfront. The entire stretch offers something for everyone. One of a kind shops sell everything from fashion to books, hip coffee shops provide a cozy place to people watch, whilst a cornucopia of restaurants come suited to every pocket and palate – whether you want international flavors in a fine waterfront setting, or classic American fare in a 50’s diner. Come evening, nightclubs, live music venues, and comedy hubs provide the entertainment, whilst the decadent Grand Opera House boasts theatrical spectaculars.

How to get to Oshkosh

Outagamie County Regional Airport is the city’s nearest gateway, situated just over 20 miles away next to Appleton. It serves a handful of major US hubs, including Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, Chicago O'Hare International, Minneapolis-Saint Paul International, Orlando Sanford International, and Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County. You can also get to Oshkosh via the Greyhound bus. Services make stops at Wittman Regional Airport (which doesn’t offer commercial flights), a short drive away from downtown. If you’re driving in the city can be accessed off US 41, which runs north and south through the city, or Highway 21, which provides access from the west.