The “Foot of the Lake” is a huge stretch of land at the southern point of one of the largest inland lakes in the U.S. We’re talking big, we’re talking beautiful, and we’re talking a boatload of outdoor activities, indoor attractions and offbeat distractions.

GENERAL LOCATION:

Lakeside Park West across the Fond du Lac River, through Lakeside Park, heading east over to Roosevelt Park, and continuing north along Lake Winnebago’s east coast to Columbia Park.

WHAT YOU’LL FIND:

The Children’s Museum • Acres of beautiful parks • “Pete’s Beach” the local’s favorite swimming spot • The Marina • The Lakeside Park canals • The Lighthouse • Restaurants and taverns • Jim and Linda’s Supper Club • Wind Power Surf Shop

WHAT YOU CAN DO:

Launch your boat • Drop anchor at Pete’s Beach and float in the sun • Windsurf and paddleboard • Ride our historic merry-go-round • Take in a national softball tournament • Give your kids a thrill at the region’s awesome Children’s Museum • Give yourself a thrill with a Bloody Mary at Sunset on the Water Grill & Bar • Spend a day ice kiting or SUP-ing on Lake Winnebago •

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Lake Winnebago

Lake Winnebago is a 131,939-acre lake located in Fond du Lac, Calumet, and Winnebago counties. The s . . . more