Be sure to visit the Crawford Center when you are in Shawano.
Shawano isn't the only place in North Central Wisconsin worth seeing; DIY travelers should drive a little further out to experience the special qualities of the surrounding scenery, cities and towns. Some interesting places in the vicinity of Shawano are Bowler, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the east, and Manawa, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast.
Organize some transport and visit Green Bay, a shopping and transport center for the region, located approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Shawano. The city has a number of tourist attractions, such as Resch Center, Heritage Hill State Historical Park and Oneida Bingo and Casino. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary and Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena (Brown County Arena) are just a few of the many other attractions in Green Bay.
A great way to enjoy the great outdoors in North Central Wisconsin is to join for a snowmobiling or mountain biking adventure.
The most convenient major airport, Austin Straubel International Airport, is situated in Green Bay, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southeast of Shawano, which is handy to remember when booking your holiday.