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!
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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.
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!
A movement to spread joy and kindness in the community has been growing in the Stevens Point Area. This group, from all walks of life, creates masterpieces of all shapes and sizes using paint and rocks. Hidden in plain view, you'll spot these works of art throughout the region along trails, in parks and near businesses. Read on to learn more about #PointRocks and some of the people behind the painted rocks.
Stuck at home in need of a pick me up? We’ve created a #DogsofInstagram list, in the Stevens Point Area to lift your spirits. Get to know these local four-legged celebrities - as well as their favorite dog-friendly activities in the Stevens Point Area!
Not able to get out to wander through scenic and secluded spaces throughout the Stevens Point Area? Venture out from the comfort of your favorite spot with this handy virtual tour! From popular trails, including the Green Circle Trail and the Stevens Point Sculpture Park, to expansive natural areas and waterways like the Wisconsin River, enjoy beautiful photos from some of our favorite secluded spots.
Looking for kid-sized fun this winter in the Stevens Point Area? Use our Kids Guide to Winter Fun to find cool things to do from indoor activities at Putt-n-Play or the Central Wisconsin Children's Museum to outdoor fun at Iverson Park or Schmeeckle Reserve.
Happy National Plan for Vacation Day! As led by the U.S. Travel Association, National Plan for Vacation Day encourages Americans to plan for and use their earned vacation and time off. To help enrich your vacation plans, read ahead for ideas and activities in the Stevens Point Area!
It's officially 2020! To celebrate the turning of a new year, we have reviewed some of the best events that happen annually in the Stevens Point Area. Read ahead for ideas to celebrate each month and plan for a great year full of festivals, food, fun, and much more!