4 reasons to visit Manitowoc & Two Rivers
Looking for a quick winter trip or already starting to make plans for next year’s vacation? Here are a few reasons to consider Manitowoc and Two Rivers for your next Wisconsin getaway.
1. Unique attractions
Did you know that Manitowoc is home to a restored World War II submarine? Or that Two Rivers has a museum dedicated to the history of wood type (the kind made famous in Old West wanted posters)? A trip to Manitowoc and Two Rivers is a chance to discover unique attractions like the Wisconsin Maritime Museum (where visitors can tour the USS Cobia, a restored World War II submarine), the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, the Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center, and Pinecrest Historical Village.
2. Great restaurants
Start your day with a hearty breakfast or a quick bite at a local café. End it at a local craft brewery or with a Friday night fish fry at a classic Wisconsin supper club. Manitowoc and Two Rivers are home to outstanding restaurants—including plenty with outstanding views of Lake Michigan.
3. Outstanding parks & recreation
With miles of Lake Michigan coastline to explore, Manitowoc and Two Rivers offer plenty of options for outdoor recreation, including kayaking, canoeing & charter fishing (and ice fishing in the winter). Visitors can also get out and explore several notable parks, trails, and other outdoor attractions in the area, including the Woodland Dunes Nature Center, Point Beach State Forest, and Silver Creek Park.
4. Welcoming places to stay
Manitowoc and Two Rivers boast an impressive array of places to stay, from hotels and motels to bed and breakfasts to vacation rentals. The area is also home to nearly 400 campsites, including sites with RV hookups, sites with access to the Ice Age Trail, group sites, and much more. There are even unique places to stay like Bernard Schwartz House in Two Rivers, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.