Whether you're looking to get outside or get a taste of local flavor, the Stevens Point Area is the perfect destination for solo travelers. Find fun from biking on the Green Circle Trail to taking a brewery tour at the iconic Point Brewery and more with our guide to how to solo travel in the Stevens Point Area. 

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Take a Hike

With many great hiking spots in the Stevens Point Area, spend an hour or spend the whole day immersed in nature.  Get a scenic hike at one of the nine state natural areas in the county featuring expansive ranges of grasslands, meadows, dry-mesic forests, and more. Or hit the popular 28-mile Tomorrow River State Trail that cuts through the rural landscape of eastern Portage County and the 280-acre nature reserve that offers more than 5 miles of trails to explore - the Schmeeckle Reserve

Cover Some Ground

Grab your bike (or rent one while you're here) and hit the trail for a day filled with great views and fresh air. Spend the day exploring the 27-mile Green Circle Trail or break it up into a couple of hours biking one or two of the picturesque segments. Mountain biking more your speed? Featuring over 13 miles of mountain biking trails, Standing Rocks County Park promises a fun ride for beginners to experts. Find additional information about biking in the Stevens Point Area from ride guides to first-hand videos!

 

Paddle Around

Pack your kayak or rent one while visiting, because you don't want to miss out on paddling in the Stevens Point Area. With plenty of options perfect for a solo trip, make sure to add these spots to your list. Get beginner-level paddling on Lake Joanis in the Schmeeckle Reserve, explore McDill Pond and the expansive range of wildlife roaming nearby, wind along the crystal clear Tomorrow River, or get a variety of paddling options along the Blue Heron Island Loop.

Grab rentals for a day on the water with our guide to outdoor rentals in the Stevens Point Area.

Tasty Local Spots

Click on the images below for more information on the delicious dishes and correlating restaurants. 

 

Indulge Yourself

Take some time to indulge yourself while you're here visiting. Spend some time touring local breweries in the area from the iconic Point Brewery to the barrel-aging giant Central Waters. Don't miss out on fun events from comedy nights to live music. Treat yourself for a day and spend some time shopping in the historic downtown of Stevens Point where you can find a variety of stores from locally made unique goods at AGORA to everything and anything your pet could need at Companion Shop. Then wind down for the day by then booking yourself a spa treatment or massage at the Wellness Spa.

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Want More?

Find additional travel information from local transportation to hotels to get prepared before your stay. Then grab inspiration from our A to Z: 26 things to try guide or our guide to 50 things to do during the summer. And while you're out, be sure to tag @StevensPointArea and use #StevensPointArea on your Instagram photos for a chance to be featured!

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