romantic oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI may be known for children’s clothes and overalls, but there is a lot more to love than that. Visit Oshkosh and experience a relaxing romantic city. From walks on the river to listening to music in the amphitheater, romance is just around the corner in Oshkosh. Let the city bring you closer to your love as you explore it together.

Points Of Interest

Brayton B&B

While visiting Oshkosh, WI for your romantic getaway, be sure to stay at the Brayton B&B. It is a “150 year old home decorated in rich warm colors without the clutter of floral and lace patterns.” The Bed and Breakfast is the perfect place to stage your romantic trip and have a relaxing haven to come back to after a day of adventuring in Oshkosh. Here you and your love can relax in the garden, soak in the tub or just enjoy a night in a luxury suite with a homey feel. “Brayton captures the best aspects of a B&B: wonderfully inviting rooms, tantalizing food, and the personal touch of Innkeepers that happily serve as concierge during your stay.”

The Top 5 Oshkosh Restaurants

1. Gardina’s Wine Bar & Cafe
2. Benvenuto’s Italian Grill
3. The Roxy Supper Club
4. Primo Italian
5. Isciban Sushi House

Oshkosh Riverside Park and Lake Winnebego

One of the more romantic aspects of Oshkosh is its waterfront. The Fox River and Lake Winnebago are where Oshkosh is located and also where it holds its music festivals and other summer activities. If you visit Oshkosh in the summer it is the perfect place to take a stroll hand in hand with your love while listening to the river or the local music in the park. “Waterfest, Irish Fest, the Fall on the Fox Festival, Oktoberfest, and many more great events call the Riverside Park home.” Beyond music in the park, the park is located conveniently close to the Menominee Park zoo.

Oshkosh Tours

The best and most romantic way to see Oshkosh, Wisconsin is by the river. Take your love on a cruise. “Relax and enjoy as our Captain and Crew take you on a leisurely cruise up the Historic Fox River, to Lake Butte Des Morts, and returning to the Oshkosh Riverwalk.” Beyond taking a cruise with your love, it is always great to get out and do a self-guided tour and just explore the city. With a city this size exploring can be fun without getting lost in the press of a large city. Get out and make some memories.

The Arts in Oshkosh

While Oshkosh, WI isn’t a city on the scale of Chicago or Detroit, it is a city that has a lot to offer. From an Opera house to comedy clubs, there is always something for you and your sweetheart to go see and do. Some places of note are the Grand Opera House, the Paine Art Center, The Oshkosh Public Museum, the EAA Aviation Center and the Performing Arts Center. Whether you are a couple that loves seeing airplane museums or wants to listen to opera, Oshkosh has something for you. If you are more in the mood to enjoy small city life, visit the farmer’s market that they offer almost year round.

Oshkosh Sports

While Oshkosh, Wisconsin has no major leauge teams, it is home to the
Wisconsin Herd, the NBA Milwaukee Buck’s development team. The team plays basketball at Menominee Nation Arena. If you aren’t into basketball, the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh also has some great teams to root for in the area. Bring your love out to the game and make some memories to cherish.

Unique Date Ideas

Some unique date ideas in Oshkosh include: painting together, going to a Farmer’s Market, visiting the opera or just escaping together.