As daylight gets shorter and the holiday season draws nearer, it’s time for a getaway. While the temperature has dropped, winter has not yet arrived. This is the best time to travel as there are fewer people on the road and in the parks. If you hurry, you can still catch the fall color in the Green Bay area, from golden yellow to crimson red. You can simply stroll along the Fox River or take a drive to neighboring Door County. When you’re ready for a relaxing and convenient place to stay, the Astor House Bed and Breakfast in the historic district of Green Bay is the perfect place. Its old world charm, equipped with all modern amenities, has delighted many guests. With only five themed rooms, it is a popular place for those who want cozy and cheerful accommodations. Make your reservation online today! (more…)
Are you looking for fun new activities to do in Green Bay this October? Yes, it’s football season. Beyond that, you may not be aware that from sports to history, arts to nature, and casual to fine dining, Green Bay has much to offer. So, whether you are coming here to watch the Packers play in Lambeau Field or for a business trip, you’ll want to add a few days to your itinerary and explore around the area. Starting in October, our ice hockey team, the Green Bay Gamblers, will be gliding on ice and passing the puck at the Resch Center. Athletes will want to participate in the Green Bay duathlon. It’s a 2 mile run, followed by a 19 mile bike ride, and ending with another 2 mile run. The event will kick off at the Bay Beach Amusement Park on Oct 21. Still looking for more to do? Eaglemania is coming to Meyer Theatre, also on Oct 21. If you like The Eagles, you will love EagleMania! With so many things happening in Green Bay in October, be sure to make your reservations early. The Astor House Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located for all your activities and excursions. Call us today or reserve a room here. (more…)
From the stunning fall foliage to the Packers playing in the Lambeau Field, nothing beats autumn in Green Bay! Whether a drive along country roads or a stroll in the city’s park, you can see fall foliage everywhere. If you wish to see more nature, we recommend taking a short drive. Head north towards Sumaico and look for Butler Rock. You will find the best views at the Mountain Fire Lookout Tower. Also, be sure to take Rustic Road 8 between Flintville and Suamico. It wanders between stands of hardwood and coniferous trees, and is truly beautiful during Autumn. Alternatively, go south past Appleton to Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin’s largest inland lake. You will find breathtaking views from the High Cliff State Park and Ledge View Nature Center observation towers. The best drive is east on the ‘quiet side of the lake’.
Take your time and allow your five senses be stimulated during a fall getaway to Green Bay. The Astor House is a charming old-world Bed and Breakfast, equipped with all the modern comforts you need during your time in Green Bay. Check our availability online and reserve your room today. (more…)
Sun, sand, and swim: What else do you need? Don’t let summer slip away without spending quality time at a sandy beach. Whether you want to sunbath on golden sand, swim in shimmering water, or shop for fresh fruits at a farmers market, you’ll find it in Green Bay. With Lake Michigan nearby and Fox River running through downtown, Green Bay is the perfect place for a mini-vacation. Take advantage of the midweek package at Astor House B&B, you will enjoy the same hospitality at a discount! Check our availability online and reserve a room today. (more…)
Football 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…)
At 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…)
Spring is just around the corner, and many places in Green Bay are starting to show the changes of the
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…)
Are 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…)
The 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
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.
It 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…)