Top Date Destinations in Downtown Appleton

So you booked a CopperLeaf Romantic Escape package, but now what? Before you retire to your room for the evening to enjoy your complimentary champagne and Vande Walle’s chocolate, take your special someone out for a night out on the town! The CopperLeaf Boutique Hotel’s great location lends you many options within walking distance. But if you’re looking to really “wow” your sweetie, here are our top picks.

A Romantic Dinner at RYE

Our next door neighbor, you won’t have to travel far to enjoy an upscale dining experience! The RYE menu features simple, local ingredients, and pairs and elevates them into delicious dishes – with complex, deep flavors. Regularly rated as a top restaurant in Appleton, RYE is at the top of our list as a perfect date night destination

Good Time and Good Laughs at Good Company

If a relaxed dining experience is more your style, there’s no better place than Good Company.  Good Company has an extensive menu – featuring just about anything you could ever want. Whether you’re in the mood for a juicy burger, a hearty plate of pasta or even a grande burrito, you’ll find something to please your taste buds.

Enjoy a Theatrical Experience at Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

In our humble opinion, there’s nothing better than dinner and a show. Just 0.1 miles from our front door, the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is not only convenient, but it is the premier performing arts center in the valley. Regularly attracting top Broadway talent, concerts and first-class entertainment. Check out their schedule to see which upcoming shows you would like to see!

Raise a Glass at the Appleton Beer Factory

Brewed locally, the Appleton Beer Factory has nine handcrafted beers on tap – along with local and national favorites. If you’re a beer connoisseur, or just looking for a great place to enjoy a before or after dinner drink, Appleton Beer Factory is a great place to go.

View Beauty Through the Ages at the Trout Museum of Art

If you’re turning date night into a full date day, the Trout Museum of Art is a fantastic day time activity in downtown Appleton. A mix of over 150 pieces of art from different time periods and of varying styles, Trout Art Museum is a cultural addition to the downtown experience. The museum also features rotating art exhibitions, be sure to check them out when you plan your weekend retreat!

Love is Sweet at the Cake Guru

A two minute walk from our hotel, the Cake Guru is known for having some of the best sweet treats in the area. Located at 100 Appleton Avenue, take a walk down to the Cake Guru to pick up the perfect date night dessert. It is located just across from Houdini Plaza and is the perfect place to have a peaceful picnic surrounded by beautiful downtown art!

Downtown Appleton is full of great things to do both day and night during your stay at the CopperLeaf. If none of these date ideas seem to fit your style, check out our full map of nearby locations of things to do and see while you visit!

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