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Best Spots to Watch Football in Green Bay

Posted on August 8th, 2017 in Green Bay Activities, Green Bay attractions, Green Bay nature trails, Packers Football, Wisconsin outdoors.

Green Bay Packers Football StadiumFootball fans, your long wait is over. The Green Bay Packers preseason games have begun. You may still have a chance to find a ticket or two online for the game at Lambeau Field on August 31st. Another fun way to watch the games is amongst Cheeseheads at one of five best sports bars in Green Bay. Whether you’re in town for the football game or not, rest assured that the city has much more to offer. Whether you are a nature lover, an active outdoor person, or a foodie, you will find plenty of choices. We’ve made a few suggestions below to help you make a fun-filled visit. But first of all, make your reservations with Astor House. We are a Bed and Breakfast located only 10 minutes from Lambeau Field. Check the availability here. (more…)


A Perfect Mothers Day Gift

Posted on May 1st, 2017 in Astor House Bed and Breakfast, Green Bay attractions.

Mother's Day Flowers & CardAt the Astor House Bed and Breakfast, we think everyday should be Mother’s Day. After all, being a mom means working 24/7, 365 days a year. Mothers often don’t have the chance or the time to take a day off, even when they need it the most. Perhaps it’s time to make your mom (or the mother of your children?) feel extra special this Mothers Day? How about giving her a unique experience that will leave her refreshed, renewed and ready to take on another day? At the historic Astor House Bed and Breakfast in Green Bay, we have exactly what mom is looking for. Make reservations online, or purchase a gift certificate that mom can redeem when she’s ready. Rest assured that she will find our warm hospitality, cozy setting, and delightful breakfast a truly memorable experience. (more…)


Great Ways to Explore Green Bay This Early Spring

Posted on March 27th, 2017 in Astor House Bed and Breakfast, Getaways, Green Bay attractions, Green Bay Events.

Spring is just around the corner, and many places in Green Bay are starting to show the changes of the

Spring flowers blooming through the snow

season. March is a great time to visit Green Bay. Enjoy mid-week discounts before the busier (and more expensive) travel season kicks into gear. Famous for the Packers, Green Bay has a lot more to offer.  You’ll find a range of activities to enjoy this spring, from history museums to microbreweries. At the Astor House Bed and Breakfast, we have helped many guests make the most out of their trip.  Whether it’s finding a good restaurant or planning local excursions to explore Green Bay, we can help. Conveniently located in the historic neighborhood, we are more than a bed and breakfast. Barb, our hostess, is always ready to help. This is why many of our guests are return visitors. Give us a call or check our availability. (more…)


Astor House in Green Bay; More Than Bed and Breakfast

Posted on March 15th, 2017 in Astor House Bed and Breakfast, Getaways, Green Bay attractions.

Astor House Bed and Breakfast in Green BayAre you looking for an awesome place in Green Bay to stay for a weekend getaway, or maybe a charming and fantastic place for your wedding night? The Astor House Bed and Breakfast is the ideal place. This historic house has welcomed many new and returning guests over the years. Our five distinctively decorated rooms have spacious private baths, four with double whirlpool tubs. Most rooms have a gas fireplace, and the entire house is equipped with free Wi-Fi. Barb, our hostess is not only welcoming, but she also prepares very delicious breakfast. For your convenience, breakfast can also be delivered to your door. At this bed and breakfast, you will find nothing short of comfort and convenience.  Book your stay with us today, and see for yourself why so many people choose to come back time and time again. (more…)


Discover Green Bay this Winter

Posted on February 20th, 2017 in Astor House Bed and Breakfast, Green Bay attractions, Green Bay Events, Packers Football.

Green Bay downtownThe NFL Super Bowl LI is officially over and there are about 240 days left before football Sundays return. What to do with the free time? Take a mid-winter break and explore Green Bay. It is home to the famed Green Bay Packers, but there is much more than that to enjoy here. It has abundant arts, entertainment, shopping, and dining opportunities. Book a room at Astor House and get recharged. We are conveniently located in the historical district, just a short hop away from downtown and Lambeau Field. Give us a call today and inquire about our specials.

Quintessential Green Bay Attractions

If you are interested in history and enjoy performing arts, the Meyer Theatre is a real treat. It was originally opened as Fox Theatre about 88 years ago. Over the years, many celebrities had performed on stage. After a brief conversion to a movie house, it was restored back to the 1930’s Art Deco era charm. Today, the theatre offers over 170 live performances each year, including concerts and plays. If you are in town, don’t miss the opportunity to go watch a show. Be sure to check their calendar and book your tickets in advance.

Another must see in Green Bay is the Packers Hall of Fame. Displays include trophies from the Packers’ four Lombardi trophies, a replica of Vince Lombardi’s office, and technology enhanced interactive exhibits about the Packers’ history. Off season is an excellent time to visit the facility. You can take all the time you want. When finished, stop at the 1919 Kitchen & Tap across the atrium.

Notable Mid-Winter Events at Green Bay

Taste of Green Bay

What better way to celebrate Green Bay culture than to attend the Frozen Tundra Wine Fest at Parallel 44. It is an outdoor wine festival where you can to taste their award winning wines with grapes grown in Wisconsin.

First is wine, next is dine. The Brown County Taste of Wisconsin on February 28 is a great event where you get to taste the food prepared by over fifteen finest area chefs. Each one has created dishes featuring local farm or dairy products from Wisconsin.

Winter weather doesn’t stop us from having fun here in Green Bay. You don’t need to travel down to the Bayou to experience Mardi Gras. We are bringing New Orleans to Olde Main Street with spectacular entertainments, authentic Cajun food, and local artists!

With so many fun things to do in Green Bay, make your plan early and book your room with Astor House today.

 


Green Bay: A City Defined by Football, or Something Else?

Posted on January 16th, 2017 in Getaways, Green Bay Activities, Green Bay attractions, Packers Football.

Green Bay Packers Football GameIt is no secret that Green Bay loves the Packers. The city is filled with fantastic fans, some who come from far and wide to watch their team play. The reason is not just because it has brought back the Lombardi trophy four times. It is also because of a special relationship between the team and the community. The Packers are the only professional sports team in the country to be owned by shareholders. There are 363,948 owners, many of them live in greater Green Bay. As a result, the Packers are rooted in here. If you find yourself wondering why there is a 955 year waitlist for season tickets, you need to visit Green Bay and pay homage to Lambeau Field. Take a tour of the stadium. It will excite anyone, not just football fans. So make your reservation at Astor House for your next visit to Green Bay. We are just ten minutes from the stadium! (more…)


Unique Green Bay Winter Experience

Posted on December 26th, 2016 in Green Bay Activities, Green Bay attractions, Green Bay Dining, Wisconsin outdoors.

Lambeau Field Green BayYou wouldn’t know that the temperature is below freezing in Green Bay when you are watching the Packers playing at Lambeau Field. It is because of the Cheeseheads; the infamous Packers fans. They have recently been named by Forbes as the best of the NFL’s Best Fans. There are no words that can do justice to describe the enthusiasm of these fans. The best and the only way is to experience it, especially in the winter. So check out the team’s schedule and snatch a ticket or two before they are sold out. Be sure to book your accommodation with Astor House. Many Packers’ loyal followers and curious guests have stayed with us since the door was opened as a bed and breakfast in 1994. We are located only ten minutes from Lambeau Field! Call us today and reserve a room. (more…)


Enjoy Holiday Lights While Doing Last Minute Shopping In Green Bay

Posted on December 2nd, 2016 in Astor House Bed and Breakfast, Green Bay attractions, Green Bay Holiday.

Green Bay downtown decorated with holiday lights for shoppingAs daylight dwindles, Green Bay glistens this time of the year. Holiday lights and glittery decorations add an elegant shimmer to the city. From the downtown shopping district to Lambeau Field, Green Bay’s signature landmark, much is covered with lights and holiday cheer. At the stadium itself, there are 30 wreaths, 14 Christmas trees, over 1,000 feet of garland, and countless handmade floral swags, bows and gift-wrapped boxes. What better way to marvel at those decorations than to watch one of the three Packers’ home games in December?  If you are visiting Green Bay, do make Astor House your home away from home. Conveniently located a few blocks from Lambeau Field and a short hop from the shopping district of Green Bay, we offer modern comforts in a historic house. Reserve your room today! (more…)


Experience Green Bay’s Fall Magic

Posted on October 25th, 2016 in Green Bay attractions.

green-bay-fall-magic-walkwayThe fall foliage is in peak color and Green Bay is shrouded with magic. Whether you are in town for a Packers game or for business, take advantage of the timing and extend your stay. Every year, the historic Astor House Bed and Breakfast has welcomed Packer fans, business travelers, and nature lovers. We are conveniently located with many points of interest reachable within 10 minutes driving time. These include Lambeau Field, Resch Center, and the downtown KI Convention Center. We offer historic charm and modern comfort, including free wi-fi throughout the house. Book your room with us today.

Where Can You Find Fall Magic in Green Bay

If you are short on time, we recommend taking a stroll in the stunning Green Bay Botanical Garden. The fall color is so rich, as if nature has sprinkled it’s magic there. Do you want to have a more majestic encounter of nature? Spend a day at the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary feeding your senses. The experience will give you the power to go ahead and ignore that “ding” on your phone, at least for one rejuevenating moment! That is the fall magic in Green Bay. Are you still looking for more to do this fall? Check out the East River Trail, the Fox River State Recreational Trail, the Mountain Bay State Recreational Trail, the Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, and UWGB’s Cofrin Arboretum.

Green Bay Has Much More To Offer

Hawlloween in Green BayAnother source of fall magic in Green Bay in October is Halloween. The history in Green Bay makes us a great place for thrill seekers. There are a few tours that combine the Halloween theme with history. Celebrate esteemed author Edgar Allen Poe at the Haunted Hazelwood, or see history and Halloween come to life at Heritage Hill park.

The Astor House Bed & Breakfast is located in a neighborhood of historic homes. Many of our guests simply enjoy walking the streets nearby, where you’ll see some of the other wonderfully restored historic homes, most dating back to the late 1800s. There are about a dozen excellent restaurants within a mile or two as well. Titletown Brewing Company, a popular favorite, is a restaurant & microbrewery that serves house brews & classic pub grub in a historic train depot. If you are looking for something a bit more unique, try Black & Tan Grille. It is located in the historic Bellin Building. You can ride the elevator (one of only four manual elevators in the country) to the penthouse on the ninth floor and take in a sweeping view of the Fox River and downtown Green Bay. Book your room at our Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast today, and experience a magical fall with us.

 


Visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help

Posted on April 10th, 2016 in Green Bay attractions.

Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help Green BayGreen Bay is a wonderful place to visit at any time of year, but can be especially exciting during these busy holiday months.  There are a number of festive holiday events happening around town, plenty of unique shopping to help you with your Christmas lists, miles of beautiful trails and shoreline to explore, and so much more.  There is so much to see and do in the greater Green Bay area, and this winter is the perfect time to do it.  An increasingly popular attraction that draws visitors from near and far is the famous Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help.  Book your room at our historic Bed and Breakfast today, and come explore Green Bay with us. (more…)