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Fall in Green Bay

Tom and I are excited to be your new hosts at The Astor House! You’ll see website updates soon highlighting the home-cooked breakfasts we bring to the table, along with baked goods that have won countless awards at our local county fair.  Ownership has changed, but the five-star hospitality remains the same.

Fall is making its presence known in Green Bay in some wonderful ways and residents of our little city are embracing it warmly. Just last week a flock of geese made their way across Monroe Avenue directly in front of The Astor House. Traffic, in perfect step with true Northeast Wisconsin hospitality, came to a complete standstill as the geese crossed the roadway outside of any designated crosswalk.

“Why don’t they just fly?” we wondered to ourselves as we watched from the wrap-around porch of the B&B. Still, it was truly heartwarming to see the drivers’ response to the impromptu parade. The geese were more interested in meandering than in crossing quickly, which is reflective of the general tempo of residents here in the fall.

It’s the perfect time of year for that extra cup of coffee before the rush of the weekday routine begins, or before heading out on the weekend to choose the perfect jack-o-lantern for the porch. As we wave farewell to yet another summer in Green Bay, it’s a great time to witness the earliest turning of the leaves, or, just maybe, to watch the geese stroll by in preparation of their journey south.

A trip to The Astor House in the fall is very special. In addition to the Packers Games, there are countless things to do in Green Bay to celebrate the season. To wet your whistle for the coming cool and crisp air and accompanying fun fall activities for families, here are a few events you can investigate.

Check out the first peek of fall colors at The Botanical Gardens, Barkhausen or The Wildlife Sanctuary

Click here for the Fall Color Report for Wisconsin.

October 5

Family Night Stargazing

5:00 PM-Neville Public Museum

210 S. Oneida St. Green Bay

920-4487874

www.nevillepublicmuseum.org

 

October 5

Comic-Con

10:00 AM-Brown County Library

515 Pine St., Green Bay (920) 448-4400

www.browncountylibrary.org

 

October 7

Haunted Green Bay Workshop

6:00 PMSt. Norbert College

100 Grant St., De Pere (920)403-4075

www.wnc.edu/tickets

For those who like to get spooked as Halloween approaches, Terror on the Fox is a popular and award winning attraction drawing fans of haunted houses from near and far.

Take a ride on the Terror Train, the iconic transportation into Wisconsin’s Halloween Tradition.

Find their calendar here.

 

5 Best Things To Do this Fall in Green Bay

things to do in Green Bay tour Lambeau FieldWe love the fall in Green Bay and all the wonderful things to do when the leaves begin to change color. Of course there’s football and when the team’s away visitors can tour the stadium or the Hall of Fame museum. On our sunny autumn days go for an enchanting walk in the Green Bay Botanical Garden or Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary. Looking for things to do on those less-sunny days? Check out a fascinating exhibit at the Neville Public Museum or go on a tasty brewery tour. Whatever you choose to do, make the historic Astor House Bed and Breakfast your home base while exploring Green Bay. Our comfortable suites, many with cozy fireplaces make the perfect romantic escape. Guests enjoy a delicious, hearty breakfast every morning, all served with warm hospitality and attention to detail. Reserve your elegant guest suite for a wonderful autumn getaway to Green Bay. Continue reading

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