Even though Northeast Wisconsin is off the beaten track, there are plenty of things to experience in the vicinity of Oconto. Two places within a relatively short distance of Oconto are Menominee, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest, and Sturgeon Bay, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the west.
Approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south of Oconto is Green Bay, an important regional city where you'll find KI Convention Center, Weidner Center and Bay Beach Amusement Park. If you're looking for more, it's worth investigating Joannes Stadium, Bay Park Square and Shopko Hall before you head back to Oconto.
If you ask a local their favorite places to see, they'll often point to the region's ever-popular open-air markets and lighthouses.
A great way to enjoy the great outdoors in the area around Oconto is to sign up for a ice skating or hiking adventure. Watersports are a common pastime here. Don't miss the opportunity to go boating or rafting; this area has some great spots for it.
For those who plan on traveling by plane, take into account that the closest major airport is Austin Straubel International Airport, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southwest of Oconto.