Destination guide

The artsy city of Oshkosh awaits you

Take a vacation to Oshkosh and enjoy the area's art galleries, museums and festivals. Renowned for its shopping, sporting events and zoo, this city welcomes all visitors. Hearthstone Historic House Museum and Fox Cities Performing Arts Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Oshkosh

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Oshkosh a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pollock Community Water Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Barlow Planetarium (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Children's Museum of Fond du Lac (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Vines and Rushes Winery (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Hickory Hills Country Club (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Chaska Golf Course (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Oshkosh

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Oshkosh is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gardens of the Fox Cities (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Menominee Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Ford Festival Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Lake Winnebago (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Lakeside Park (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Pierce Park (17.2 mi / 27.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Oshkosh

Fly into Appleton, WI (ATW-Appleton Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.7 mi (26.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Fond du Lac, WI (FLD-Fond du Lac County), which is 17.5 mi (28.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Oshkosh?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 282 vacation rentals near Oshkosh. From 241 Houses to 22 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Oshkosh for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Oshkosh?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Oshkosh. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • EAA AirVenture Museum: 244 vacation rentals
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh: 263 vacation rentals
  • Oshkosh Public Museum: 265 vacation rentals
  • Ford Festival Park: 247 vacation rentals
  • Paine Art Center and Arboretum: 265 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oshkosh listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Oshkosh?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 241 Houses in Oshkosh. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Oshkosh include:

  • Cabins: 22 rentals available
  • Cottages: 22 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 22 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Oshkosh?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in Oshkosh. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.