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.
1. Belts' Soft Serve
This iconic Stevens Point ice cream spot is known for its large cone, but be aware that the large size is over three pounds of ice cream! Be sure to snap a pic of your soft serve on your next visit!
2. Downtown Murals
Thirteen buildings' exterior walls in downtown Stevens Point are graced with beautiful murals that highlight historically significant people, locations, and activities of Stevens Point. Don't forget to take a picture with the #GrabTheGlass mural commemorating the Stevens Point Brewery's 160th anniversary!
3. Stevens Point Farmer's Market
The Stevens Point Farmer's Market is full of local produce and other goodies, but is especially important considering it has been held in the same two-square block since 1847! A colorful bouquet of flowers or fresh fruits and veggies will look great on your Instagram page!
4. SentryWorld/PJ's Restaurant
Stevens Point is home to a major insurance company, Sentry, that has built SentryWorld-- a large company complete with a golf course, Wedding venue, and PJ's Restaurant. SentryWorld as a whole is a breathtaking place to take photos, with food to make all of your followers jealous!
5. Schmeeckle Reserve and Lake Joanis
The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point (UWSP) has a large focus on sustainability and the environment, which is especially present in the 280 -acre conservancy area that is a part of campus. Schmeeckle Reserve has over 5 miles of trails and boardwalks that make for beautiful photos year-round, and the reserve's Lake Joanis is one of the best spots in town for sunsets and sunrises!
6. Stevens Point Sculpture Park
One of the only city-owned sculpture parks in the nation calls Stevens Point its home! The Stevens Point Sculpture Park holds beautiful artwork from artists all over the world, with a popular photo-op being on top of the Sand County Bench sculpture. The trail that winds through the Sculpture Park is part of the Green Circle Trail, which has its own gorgeous sites open year-round!
7. Sunset Lake Park
This popular boating, fishing, and swimming spot is known for, you guessed it, its beautiful sunsets! With its 63 acres of lake, there are many spots to find a unique picture that is sure to get lots of likes!
8. Standing Rocks County Park
Standing Rocks County Park has everything an adventurer would need! With downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoe trails, mountain biking, a disc golf course, and dog park, you will be sure to have fun and capture the moment!
9. Central Waters Brewing Company
Amherst is home to the Central Waters Brewing Company-- a place known for its great beer, use of local ingredients, and renewable energy focus! With a beautiful interior, as well as exterior that often hosts live music, Central Waters is a great place for your next Instagram hit!
10. Ruby Coffee Roasters
The small town of Nelsonville holds a big hit in the coffee world- Ruby Coffee Roasters! This small business gives a quaint and comfortable feeling, both inside and out, that will make you and your followers feel right at home!
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