Fond du Lac is just an hour from the largest cities in the state, Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay. Five major highways lead into Fond du Lac, making it an easy drive. Fond du Lac is located on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin’s largest inland lake at 220 square miles and is a haven for boating, fishing, water-skiing and in the winter, ice fishing.Travelers will find a wide range of activities, first-rate accommodations and friendly people waiting to assist them.
Explore Lakeside Park, a 400-acre beautiful showcase bordering Lake Winnebago. The park features lagoons, gardens, covered bridges, and a lookout lighthouse. Plus, you can ride the antique carousel, miniature train, aqua bikes and canoes.
Tour and shop at Fond du Lac’s Bavarian-style Kristmas Kringle Shoppe, offering the largest collection of Italian ornaments in the nation.
Bring your binoculars there are many birds to watch at Horicon Marsh. The following is just a small sampling of birds to view: Pied-billed grebe, double-crested commorant, American bettern, great blue heron, great egret, black-crowned night heron, tundra(whistling) swan, Canada goose, snow goose, wood duck, mallard, green-winged teal, blue-winged teal, northern shoveler, American wigeon, redhead, ring-necked duck and more.
Step back in time at the Galloway House & Village. The 30 room Victorian era Galloway Mansion is surrounded by two-dozen turn of the century buildings from throughout Fond du Lac County.
Road America is a road course located in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. It has hosted races since the 1950s and currently hosts races in the Champ Car, SCCA, American Le Mans, ASRA and AMA Superbike series. This is an incredible weekend featuring non-stop racing by the world’s fastest racing series. The American Le Mans Series will roar into the sunset on Saturday. Champ Car will sizzle on Sunday afternoon. Support series include Champ Car Atlantics, Star Mazda, and Formula BMW.
The world’s best aerobatic pilots make Oshkosh a priority for their air show performance schedule because they have the opportunity to strut their stuff in front of their peers in the aerobatic community, as well as perhaps the most aviation-savvy audience on the planet.
That’s why every afternoon during the convention you’ll see scores of faithful fans numbering in the thousands lining the flightline, making sure they have a good viewpoint of their favorite performers. This year we have 75 different acts scheduled to perform!
Air Show Hours: Daily – July 25-30: 2:30-6 p.m. & Sunday, July 31: 1-4:30 p.m. | Night Air Shows – Wednesday, July 27 and Saturday, July 30: 8-10 p.m.