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Winding through Oshkosh Trails

Yeh, Summer is finally here! I think we skipped Spring, but we got here either way.

We have put together 3 packages for you this summer. Two oldies but goodies and one new package. Whether you want to hit the trails or check out the lighthouses around Lake Winnebago on your bicycle or motorcycle, take it easy floating down the Fox River or taking in a band at Waterfest, we have got you covered.

Our newest package involves the bicycle or motorcyle.

The uniquely named Wiowash State Trail takes its title from the four counties it passes through: Winnebago, Outgamie, Waupaca and Shawano.

The trail is split into two sections. The northern section runs from Aniwa to Split Rock. The southern section runs for 21 miles from Oshkosh northward to Hortonville and offers opportunities for biking, walking, jogging and birdwatching.

As it traverses the countryside, the southern section of the Wiouwash passes through a number of interesting natural habitats. Segments of the trail run through prairie and wetlands, attracting hundreds of species of birds, including sandhill cranes. The trail also crosses Dagget’s Creek, the Rat River and Black Otter Creek. It’s a scenic and relaxing journey, whether you’re on foot or two wheels.

The nearby Mascoutin Valley State Trail is another quality trail opportunity. The 5.3-mile segment of the trail that runs through Winnebago County connects the communities of Ripon and Berlin. The trail passes along the edges of meadows and farm fields, affording wonderful views of the rural landscape. Wetlands appear at several intervals along the trail, giving trail users a chance to see birds and wildlife.

If your feeling a little more energetic, how about taking a ride around Lake Winnebago and visiting all the lighthouses?  It is roughly 71 miles around Lake Winnebago to see all the lighthouses? It is mostly flat, but there are some short steep climbs around the 50 mile mark. Personally, I think a trip on the motorcycle would be more up my alley. Either way though, we are going to pack you lunch for two for your journey.

Our other two packages you have seen before, but are highly requested each season.

Captain Scotty just purchased a new pontoon this season and he is anxious to get it out on Lake Winnebago. It is a little larger and a little newer. It will seat 11 comfortably and he will make sure to get you in the water and on your way. Special rates just for our guests, but if you want to rent the pontoon without staying with us., that’s okay too, I guess, but we like to give our guests the discounts.

Waterfest is also back this year and we have partnered with Brooklyn again to make you sure you get some food in your tummy before or after he concert.

Check out seasonal specials page for more details. http://braytonbb.net/packages/seasonal-packages-3/

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