With thousands of acres dedicated to parks and trails for recreational use, Green Bay is a city with abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. Whether it’s rugged terrain for biking and hiking, participating in year-round organized sports, or taking a relaxing stroll through manicured gardens and natural spaces, Green Bay has something for everyone to enjoy. This spring, Green Bay will once again be hosting some wonderful walks and runs throughout the city, including the popular Green Bay Marathon. If you plan to participate or just watch these fun Green Bay activities, then the Astor House is the perfect place to stay. Book your room at our historic Bed and Breakfast now, so you’ll have a quiet retreat waiting for you at the end of a long day. (more…)
Green Bay is a wonderful town to visit in Northern Wisconsin. As Wisconsin’s oldest settlement, and with plenty to do and see in Green Bay, it has become a popular weekend getaway destination for many. But for many, Green Bay is also a stopping off point along the way, as they explore the quiet and beautiful reaches of shoreline that extend beyond this historic town. One such place to explore along the quiet shores of Lake Michigan is the sleepy little town of Algoma. Make us your home base during your trip to Green Bay this spring, and enjoy the quiet exploration of Wisconsin’s most beautiful region. (more…)
If you’re looking for a quiet and relaxing place to getaway this winter, then the charming city of Green Bay, nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan in Northern Wisconsin, should be next on your list. Green Bay, of course known for Packer Football, is a surprisingly wonderful destination for art lovers. In the Green Bay art scene you’ll find it all, from beautiful locally produced art to top quality performing arts. Art enthusiasts can spend their days in Green Bay browsing local art galleries, taking in spectacular performances at the various Green Bay venues, or even getting involved and making art at local classes and events. Book your room at our charming Bed and Breakfast today, and get ready to discover the world of Green Bay arts.
Discovering Green Bay Art
One of the gems of the Green Bay Arts community is the ARTgarage. The ARTgarage is a space unique to the community of Green Bay, and is a place to both discover and explore the world of art. The ARTgarage, which exists today in The Cannery on Olde Main, is itself a historic treasure of Green Bay. This classic building is an important piece of the redevelopment of this portion of historic Green Bay, and features beautiful Cream City brick walls, high wooden ceilings, and a cracked and stained cement floor. There can be no better home for the artists of Green Bay. Inside the ARTgarage, you’ll find a wonderful variety of gallery exhibits, which change on a monthly basis. In addition to these beautiful displays, artists themselves rent space in the Front Gallery for a minimal fee and commission on sales, ensuring that guests will have access to the finest local art Green Bay has to offer. In the heart of the ARTgarage space are several artist studios, where local artists are hard at work on their latest creations. If you’re looking for a hands-on experience, you may want to check out the wonderful classes and workshops offered by the ARTgarage.
If your idea of a fun night out is dinner and a show, then Green Bay’s performing arts won’t disaappoint. Musicians and comedians take the stage at the beautiful turn-of-the-century style Meyer Theater. In addition to a variety of live performances, the Meyer Theater is also home to Let Me Be Frank Productions, which is a fun locally produced musical variety show sure to entertain. The larger Weidener Center is a great place to catch a variety of acts, from Broadway shows and comedies, to orchestras and pop acts. And of course, there’s Green Bay’s largest venue, the Resch Center, which hosts big-name touring acts that travel across the country. In March, you’ll also be able to enjoy the Green Bay Film Festival, where you can watch a variety of films, including Wisconsin-made films, and even meet filmmakers. No matter how you choose to enjoy your time in Green Bay, making Green Bay Art a part of your trip will serve to make your experience both unique and memorable. To begin your artistic journey, book your room at our Green Bay Bed and Breakfast today.
The holiday season is coming to an end, days are getting brighter as the Winter Solstice has come and gone, and 2015 is nearly upon us. This may come as a surprise, but winter is a spectacular time of the year to visit Green Bay. As we begin to enjoy the increasing hours of sunlight, we think a getaway to our Green Bay, Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast is the perfect way to spend some time this winter. Whether you’re into adventures in the cold, chilly outdoors, or whether you’d rather find a cozy event to enjoy indoors, Green Bay has plenty of winter events and activities to keep you busy. Book your room at our historic Bed and Breakfast today, and come enjoy one of more of Green Bay’s exciting winter events with us. (more…)
There’s something about these colder months that brings out the romantic in all of us. It’s a time to let go of schedules and hurried, chaotic lifestyles; a time to sit back and enjoy the company of loved ones. Green Bay, a town full of hidden treasures to explore, is home to all of the city amenities that make romantic getaways exciting, while still offering guests the quiet charm of a smaller town. Come to Green Bay for a romantic getaway, and you can spend your time shopping the stores of downtown, sampling local fare at Green Bay’s exquisite restaurants, sipping wine at local wineries, sampling local breweries, relaxing at a day spa, or getting outside for some adventure. Green Bay has everything you need to relax and enjoy the romantic feel of the winter season. Book your getaway to Green Bay today. (more…)
With Thanksgiving just a short week away, the busy rush of the upcoming holiday season is on everyone’s mind. The holidays are a time to break from our hectic schedules, get together, and enjoy the traditions that have been bringing us closer together for years. If you’re looking to start a new holiday tradition with your loved ones, then taking part in the joyous Green Bay holiday traditions is a wonderful place to start. Our historic Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located close to town, making it an idea place to stay during your Green Bay holiday adventure. (more…)
In a city largely associated with Packer football, it may come as a surprise to some of guests to learn that Green Bay is also home to a great variety of performing arts. With everything from theatrical productions and dance performances, to comedy shows and classical concerts, Green Bay’s performing arts wow audiences on a nightly basis. Home to a great variety of venues, from historic theaters, state-of-the-art college facilities, to modern large-capacity centers, Green Bay truly is a performing arts destination. Stay at our luxury Green Bay Bed and Breakfast this fall, and spend an evening watching art come to life on stage, in the many wonderful performances throughout the city. (more…)
The fast-growing sport of kayaking is a unique and beautiful way to see the shores of Green Bay, and offers people an opportunity to be closer to nature than many other activities do. From an often unseen vantage point, Green Bay will look like a different world than the vibrant city you see on land, and you’ll be exposed to sights only seen by the few people who venture on to the inner waters of Green Bay. Kayak tours provide guests with an opportunity for unique exploration of Green Bay waterways, unparalleled opportunities for wildlife viewing, adventure, and even relaxation. Experienced kayaking guides provide guests with an easy and fun opportunity to explore this quieter side of Green Bay. We invite you to spend a day out on the water on one of the local Kayak tours exploring the ecology of the Duck Creek Delta and viewing the Cat Island Restoration Project from the water, then come back to our quiet and relaxing Bed and Breakfast Inn to recharge for your next days’ adventure. (more…)
The holiday season is coming to an end, the longest and darkest day of the year has come and gone, and 2014 is nearly upon us. As sunlight slowly begins to creep back into our lives over the coming winter months, we think a getaway to Green Bay, Wisconsin is the perfect way to spend a weekend. In the winter, Green Bay is a virtual playground for anyone who likes to be outside. Located in Brown County, Green Bay offers the outdoor enthusiast many unique opportunities to discover and explore this winter, from winter hiking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. Stay with us at our historic Green Bay Bed and Breakfast, and these winter activities and more will be just minutes from your doorstep. (more…)
Are you in need of a last minute gift idea for a friend or relative? Or maybe you’d like to find that perfect unexpected gift for someone deserving in your life? If you, or someone you love, lives in or visits the wonderful town of Green Bay, then we have some perfect holiday gift ideas for you! Located throughout the downtown area in three distinct regions, Downtown, Olde Main, and Broadway, Green Bay shopping offers you an abundance of shopping variety. You’ll find locally owned boutiques, retail stores, and other speciality stores featuring unique or handmade gifts. No matter what it is you’re searching for this holiday season, consider supporting local Green Bay businesses. When you stay at the Astor House Bed and Breakfast, wonderful Green Bay shopping opportunities are just steps from your doorway. (more…)