Category - Things to Do

Looking for a great place for a creative cocktail? Here are three to try when you visit Great Northern Distilling, the Stevens Point Area's first and only distillery. Head in for a tour and tasting, then take a seat at the mixology bar and enjoy a tasty cocktail and see what their true "grain to glass" process is about. 

New to the area? Never visited? Lived here your whole life but afraid you're missing out? The Stevens Point Area has a variety of places and activities unique to the area that are worth making sure you get a chance to see and participate in. Test your Stevens Point Area knowledge while discovering something new!

From trails to tasty treats, the Stevens Point Area is the perfect place to make you Insta-famous! Here is a list of the ten best locations to snap your next Instagram hits.  

Lace up your hiking shoes and hit the trails! The Stevens Point Area has lots of trails to explore with various lengths that your whole family can participate in. Before you head out, check out some of the local shops to pick-up the perfect trail gear for a comfy and practical style. 

Want to learn more about arts and culture hotspots in the Stevens Point Area? Hear about the many options for live music from laid-back atmospheres to traditional performing arts at UW Stevens Point. Then learn about the outdoor venues along with events in the Stevens Point Area with John Mercure and the Travel Wisconsin show on WTMJ Radio, with Melissa Sabel. 

Looking to expand upon 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle'? Get the ideas you need from the World's Largest and longest running renewable energy event, the Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair. Held each year on the third weekend in June, the event is fun for the whole family, featuring workshops, exhibits, demonstrations, and live entertainment.

Celebrate Easter with friends and family in the Stevens Point Area! With classic activities like egg hunts and Easter Brunches to candy-inspired art shows, plan to get the whole family out for fun. Below are some of our top picks for enjoying Easter as a family. 

Looking to learn more about golf in the Stevens Point Area? Hear about courses worth playing in the Stevens Point Area and the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship coming up in July 2019, with John Mercure and the Travel Wisconsin show on WTMJ Radio, with Melissa Sabel and LPGA Golf Professional, Katie Kreuser, on staff at SentryWorld.

I have called Stevens Point my home for most of my 24-year life, enjoying our parks, exploring our downtown, and frequenting local businesses. While I still loved it, I thought I knew most of what Stevens Point had to offer. However, interning at the Stevens Point Area Convention and Visitor's Bureau led me to see my hometown in a new light. Here are some things I plan to do this year and I challenge other locals - and visitors - to do the same!