Harry Houdini - Appleton Wi.
Harry Houdini was born as Erik Weisz in Budapest, Austria-Hungary, on March 24, 1874. His parents were Rabbi Mayer Sámuel Weisz and Cecília Weisz. Houdini was one of seven children. They first lived in Appleton, Wisconsin, where his father served as Rabbi of the Zion Reform Jewish Congregation. From 1907 on, Houdini would claim in interviews to have been born in Appleton on April 6, 1874, an untrue claim on both counts.
The Holiday Inn Appleton is just minutes away from The History Museum at the Castle and the 'A.K.A. Houdini exhibit'. Experience some of Harry Houdini’s tricks of the trade through hands-on activities at the AKA HOUDINI Virtual Exhibit. See why the world renowned magician called Appleton his hometown.
The Holiday Inn Appleton offers:
- Warm hospitality and comfortable accommodations
- Complimentary shuttle to and from Fox River Mall
- Full service restaurant
- Marlon's Pub & Grill
- Easy access and shuttle service to Appleton International Airport
- Indoor pool, hot tub and game room
- Fully equipped fitness center
- 24 hour business center
Book our "Best Rate and Breakfast" special now & enjoy breakfast before a full day of sightseeing around Appleton.