Aurora Medical Group - Fond du Lac
- 210 Wisconsin American Dr., Hwy. 23 East
Fond du Lac,
Located 60 miles north of Milwaukee and 60 miles south of Green Bay, the City of Fond du Lac is home to 41,000 residents, with surrounding communities in the County increasing that number to just about 100,000. The Fond du Lac area has a strong economic base, including such prominent companies as Mercury Marine. With tree-lined neighborhoods and a quaint downtown shopping area, this safe Midwestern city presents families with affordable housing, fine schools, and one of the state’s best developed youth soccer programs. Conveniently and scenically positioned at the south end of Lake Winnebago, the largest inland lake in Wisconsin and third largest in the U.S., the area boasts outstanding recreational opportunities. Outdoor enthusiasts will find endless options for boating, hiking, camping, and fishing along the area’s vast array of lakes, rivers, and parks—including a State Park known for the impressive glacial formations visitors can still admire along its Ice Age Trail.
Fond du Lac is located on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin's largest inland lake at 220 square miles and is a haven for boating, fishing and water-skiing and in the winter, ice fishing.
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.
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 Shop offering the largest collection of Italian ornaments in the nation.
Step back in time at the Gallaway House and Village. The 30-room Victorian era Galloway Mansion is surrounded by 24 turn of the century buildings from throughout Fond du Lac County.
Bike or hike the 34-mile Wild Goose State Trail and the 10-mile Mascoutin Valley Trail. Explore the glacial landscape of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. Visit the nationally famous Horicon Marsh, home to more than 200 species of birds and other wildlife. You can explore the marsh on a guided pontoon boat tour.
As featured on the History Channel, the Octagon House will amaze you! During your guided tour, you'll explore the secret passages and hidden rooms in the 125+ year old home.
Experience the arts at the Windhover Center for the Arts Visit its art gallery free of charge Monday-Saturday. Coming in 2008, the Fond du Lac Children’s Museum will also be located here.
With the added bonus of multiple business and industrial parks, a revitalized downtown and growing retail sector, Fond du Lac is one of the few communities in the country where manufacturing is thriving.
Fond du Lac is in the heart of Wisconsin, located conveniently
- 39 miles south of Appleton (45 minutes)
- 148 miles north of Chicago (2.7 hours)
- 61 miles south of Green Bay (60 minutes)
- 99 miles north of Kenosha (1.8 hours)
- 70 miles northeast of Madison (80 minutes)
- 62 miles north of Milwaukee (75 minutes)
- 282 miles southeast of Minneapolis, MN (5 hours)
- 89 miles north of Racine (1.6 hours)
- 416 miles northeast of St. Louis, MO (7.5 hours)
For additional information please call us at 800-307-7497.
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