Appleton, WI is located in the northern part of Wisconsin near Lake Michigan. This fairly small town has a population of around 77,000 people. People in Appleton, WI are quite friendly and it is a wonderful, beautiful place to live. Appleton, WI has many city parks with lots of trees that are very large in size. Appleton also has many great restaurants and businesses. To locate the best places to eat or visit all you need to do is look in the Appleton, WI yellow pages or the Appleton, WI business directory. In fact, Appleton, WI was picked one of the ten most secure places to live in the United States in the year 2004.
The roadways of Appleton, WI are lined with beautiful wild flowers and all different kinds of wild birds including the red winged black bird and large hummingbirds. One of the best things about Appleton, WI is the Fox River. This river runs right through Appleton and is ten feet wide. This river is unique as it flows north, and exits into the Lake Michigan at Green Bay (located about thirty miles north of Appleton). There are many different types of fish in this river such as walleye, pike, bass, trout, carp, and even perch.
Harry Houdini actually grew in Appleton, WI and his name is very popular in this city. Located here is the Houdini Historical Center known now as the History Museum at the Castle. There is also a place called Houdini Plaza, and Houdini Elementary School. In 2004, (Sept. 2-5) there was a Houdini Days magic festival, that was held in honor of Houdini.Appleton, WI has one of the best malls in Wisconsin, the Fox River Mall. This mall is visited by thousands of people each year and is very easy to get to; it is located right off of highway 41 and is very attractive, clean, large, and safe. Best of all there are many other popular stores and restaurants very close by If you are planning a trip to Wisconsin, Appleton, WI is by far one of the best cities in the United States to visit.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan