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Looking for where you can rent canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, and other things for outdoor fun in the Stevens Point Area? We've compiled all the details for where to find outdoor equipment to complete your trip.

With the longer days and warmer nights, summer is the perfect time to get outdoors to see some of the breathtaking sunsets across the skies. The Stevens Point Area is lucky to have beautiful shorelines to capture the views and frame the sky, like the Wisconsin River running right through its heart, along with various other locations to snap your best "sunset selfie". Be sure to bring a camera with you to these spots, but remember to look up from the screen to take in the sky's full, raw beauty, too!

Summertime calls for the best swimming spots! Find out where to go for the best swimming spots in the Stevens Point Area, with our guide to the top 6 places to cool off (from local lakes and parks to swimming pools). Then, jump in to beat the heat at these fun summer spots.

1. Sunset Lake Park

On a hot summer day, Sunset Lake Park is the perfect spot for swimming in Portage County.

Can't get enough ice cream, cheese curds, and cows? Read more about where to go in the Stevens Point Area to celebrate June Dairy Month, to have the most #undeniablydairy-licious trip possible.

We asked our Instagram and Facebook followers to help us decide what to include for the perfect #StePoWknd, in a week-long #StePo Showdown to help celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week. Check out the crowd-sourced results below, and then craft your own perfect getaway to find more fun things to see and do in the Stevens Point Area!

Nothing pairs more perfectly with music like warm sunshine and beautiful water views. This year the LevittAMP Music Series in Stevens Point, Wisconsin brought live music to Pfiffner Pioneer Park (along the river in Downtown Stevens Point) for 10 free concerts. The events welcomed listeners young and old and hosted artists playing live music from a wide variety of genres including; folk, blues, latin, soul, Americana, rock  pop, and even a fusion of bluegrass and hip hop. 

Looking to spend your Saturday afternoon taking in the aromas and vibrant colors of fresh produce and blossoms? Join Layne Cozzolino, co-owner of Siren Shrub, as she discusses eating and buying fresh, home-grown food at the Stevens Point Farmers Market.  

Looking for the perfect spot to play disc golf in the Stevens Point Area where you can show off your skills, incorporate strategy, compete with friends and be in nature? From Standing Rocks County Park to McDill Pond, read more about the disc golf courses in the region. Then, grab your discs and head out! 

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