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Great Places To See Fall Foliage In Green Bay

Posted on September 18th, 2017 in Astor House Bed and Breakfast, Green Bay attractions, Green Bay nature trails, Wisconsin outdoors.

Fall Foliage Green BayFrom 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…)


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…)


Best Way to Enjoy Summer in Green Bay

Posted on July 12th, 2017 in Green Bay Activities, Green Bay nature trails, Green Bay water activities, Wisconsin outdoors.

Summer is a wonderful time to visit Green Bay. The warm weather and long daylight hours means more time to enjoy the time outdoors! With numerous parks, waterways, vineyards, farms, and nature preserves nearby, the only challenge is to decide what to do. Finding a good place to stay that is comfortable and convenient is essential. The Astor House is a short distance from the Fox River trail and several golf courses, as well as close to shopping and dining. You can step out for fun, and return to relax before your next outing. It is a perfect setting for leisure and convenient for business. Check our availability here. (more…)


Green Bay is a Great Birding Destination

Posted on April 24th, 2017 in Green Bay Activities, Green Bay nature trails, Wisconsin outdoors.

Birding in Green BayGreen Bay sits on the shore of Lake Michigan, with the Fox River winding through the heart of the city. Here, you’ll find thousands of acres of parkland and trails, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Every year around April, signs of new life are budding everywhere, both on and off shore. It is as if nature has sent out an invitation. Migratory birds are returning, transforming Greater Green Bay into a veritable birding paradise. This is a wonderful time to come and explore the “wild” side of Green Bay. Astor House is only two blocks from the Fox River Trail, and a fifteen minute drive from Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, both of which are excellent birding destinations. Reserve a room at this historic bed and breakfast this spring, so you have a cozy and quiet place to relax in the evenings after a full day in the outdoors. (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…)


See the Fall Foliage in Green Bay

Posted on September 15th, 2016 in Wisconsin outdoors.

Fall Foliage Green BayFall has firmly descended upon us in Green Bay, and the stunning display of fall foliage is well under way in the city of green and gold.  It was evident last weekend with a packed Lambeau Field that Green Bay’s football season is here to stay for the next several months. Though the Packer’s are wonderful and we take every opportunity possible to talk about them and support them, there is truly so much more to Green Bay than the cheeseheads that tailgate at Lambeau Field. If you’re in town for upcoming Packers games, don’t miss your chance to enjoy the other side of Green Bay as well.  To take part in this year’s exquisite fall foliage display in Green Bay, book your room at our Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast today. (more…)


Discover a New Park in Green Bay

Posted on May 12th, 2016 in Wisconsin outdoors.

Green Bay ParkAs much of America knowns, Green Bay is famous for it’s hometown team, the Green Bay Packers.  However, there is so much more to Green Bay than football.  Here, it’s all about the hidden treasures just waiting to be discovered. Green Bay is an exceptionally beautiful city surrounded by nature, providing ample opportunity for all varieties of explorers to get outside and enjoy Wisconsin’s unique beauty. With thousands of acres dedicated to natural spaces, today is a great day to discover the many wonderful parks of Green Bay.  Book your room at our historic Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast today, then get outside in search of your favorite park. (more…)


Explore the Trails of Green Bay

Posted on March 25th, 2016 in Wisconsin outdoors.

Trails Green BayThough Green Bay has a thriving downtown, it is the nature that surrounds this beautiful city that makes it special.  Spring time in Green Bay is special; the flowers are blooming, the birds are migrating through the area, and the parks are beginning to green up again.  The lush nature and distinctive landscapes along the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan offer visitors to the area a variety of ways in which to enjoy the great outdoors.  Through a variety of wildlife preserves, parks, and trails, there are thousands of acres of nature to be enjoyed in Green Bay.  Book your room at our historic Green Bay Bed and Breakfast this spring, and explore the miles upon miles of trails in Green Bay. (more…)


Spring Birding in Green Bay

Posted on March 15th, 2016 in Wisconsin outdoors.

Spring Birding Green BayThe spectacular Bay of Green Bay is one of the largest freshwater estuaries in the world, making it prime habitat for waterfowl that migrate through northern Wisconsin.  Birding enthusiasts from around the country flock to the shores of Green Bay, where some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Wisconsin are found.  In Green Bay, you’ll find a great variety of wildlife sanctuaries, preserves, and other natural spaces to enjoy, each home to a unique subset of habitats and bird species to enjoy.  No matter whether you’re an experienced birder or new to the sport, this spring is a great time for a birding adventure.  Pack your binoculars and book your room at our historic Green Bay Bed and Breakfast. (more…)


Winter Activities to Get You Outside

Posted on February 18th, 2016 in Wisconsin outdoors.

Winter Activities Green BayWith more than 25,000 miles of snowmobile trails, 700 miles of cross country ski trails, and 445 runs at 30 downhill ski and snowboard areas, Wisconsin is a veritable winter wonderland worth exploring.  In just the Greater Green Bay Area, there are many beautiful, scenic trails that can be enjoyed rain, snow, or shine.  Though many of us may be looking forward to the warmer months ahead, there’s still a little bit of time to get outside and enjoy the last of Green Bay’s exciting winter activities.  Winter enthusiasts will find an exciting variety of winter activities in Green Bay, including cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing.  Book your room at our Green Bay Bed and Breakfast today, and bundle up for the last little bit of winter fun. (more…)