Located smack-dab in the center of the state, Stevens Point is a great place for young professionals to live, work and play. Stevens Point offers a unique combination of beautiful scenery, rivers and lakes combined with delicious restaurants and a rich arts and culture scene. Stevens Point has all the benefits of a small town – it’s friendly, clean, safe and affordable – with lots of big-city amenities. The community at large, visitors and residents alike love Stevens Point for its unique blend of personality and interests. Outdoors enthusiasts find an abundance of natural space to enjoy, while art lovers will find a symphony orchestra, three downtown art galleries and a sculpture park. Shoppers will delight in the fact that Stevens Point has a strong focus on quality, locally made products and foods.
One not-to-miss feature in Stevens Point is the growing craft beverage scene. Nicknamed the "Craft Collective," Portage County is a hotbed for brewers, distillers, wineries and even specialty coffee roasters. Multiple award-winning craft breweries (Point, O'so, Central Waters, Kozy Yak) call Portage County home, along with Sunset Point Winery, Great Northern Distilling and Ruby Coffee Roasters. With water touted as the best in the nation as well, whatever you're thirsty for, you'll find it in Point.