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Summer Activities in Green Bay are Just Around the Corner

Summer activities Green BayThe weather is heating up, and summer is quickly on its way to northern Wisconsin. Green Bay is a wonderful place to visit, with plenty of activities to enjoy any time of year, but summer’s in Green Bay are especially fun.  From exploring parks and waterways or hitting the greens at local golf courses, to browsing the Farmer’s markets or enjoying good food, music, and cultural events, Green Bay is a wonderful place to enjoy some of the best summer activities Wisconsin has to offer.  If you’re looking to create summer memories you’ll never forget, don’t hesitate to book your room at our historic Bed and Breakfast near downtown Green Bay today.   Continue reading

Gear up for Spring Fishing in Green Bay

Green Bay FishingIf you haven’t had time to get out on the waters for a little fishing yet this year, then now is the perfect time for you to start.  Spring fishing in Green Bay is well under way, and it’s a spectacular time of year to hit the waters.  Dating back to the days of the fur trade in the 1600’s, Green Bay’s waterways have long been an integral part to life in Northern Wisconsin.  Though there is fishing in Wisconsin waters year-round, we think there’s something special about the spring that brings anglers from across the country to the regions lakes and rivers.  Our Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located near Downtown Green Bay, making it the perfect place to call home while you fish the beautiful waters of Green Bay.  Book you room with us today, so you don’t miss out on the exciting fishing opportunities in Green Bay. Continue reading

Get Fit with These Green Bay Activities

Green Bay ActivitiesWith 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. Continue reading

The Best Places for Bird Watching in Green Bay

Green Bay Bird WatchingGreen Bay is one of the largest freshwater estruaries in the world, and is therefore a critical habitat for migrating waterfowl. This region in Northern Wisconsin has attracted bird watching enthusiasts from around the country, and is considered to be a haven for birding enthusiasts. The scenic city of Green Bay is set amidst some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Wisconsin, filled with sanctuaries, preserves, and other natural spaces for residents and visitors alike to spend a relaxing day in nature.  For years, Green Bay has been involved in creating and maintaining valuable bird habitats, which include the beautiful Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, the Barkhausen Wildlife Preserve, and the Cofririn Arboretum at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. If you’re looking for a wonderful opportunity for bird watching, then pack your binoculars, and book your room today at our centrally located Green Bay Bed and Breakfast today. Continue reading

Enjoy a Day on the Sandy Beaches of Algoma

Algoma WisconsinGreen 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. Continue reading

Spend a Day at the Oneida Nation

Oneida Nation Green BayAs the oldest settlement in Wisconsin, Green Bay is a fun and exciting city to get away to this spring.  Green Bay is a beautiful town, nestled on the productive Bay of Green Bay on northern Lake Michigan.  The quality of life, rich history, and strong family values and spirited community are what set Green Bay apart from other Wisconsin communities. While in Green Bay, enjoy your time getting outside into the many local parks and wildlife sanctuaries, shopping, exploring regional history, browsing local art or catching a spectacular performance at once of the great venues around town.  There’s also a different side to Green Bay that is worth exploring, and that involves getting in touch with the cultural heritage of this great region.  Visiting the Oneida Nation is a great way to spend a day while you’re in Green Bay. Book your room at our historic Bed and Breakfast today, and discover the rich history of the Oneida Nation on your next visit to Green Bay. Continue reading

Discover the Green Bay Art Scene

Green Bay Art SceneIf 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.

Green Bay Art SceneIf 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.

Green Bay Winter Recreation Ideas

Green Bay Wisconsin winter recreationWith 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, it’s no wonder that people consider the great state of Wisconsin to be a virtual playground during the winter.  The opportunities for winter recreation seem limitless everywhere you go, and it’s no different in Green Bay.  It may be cold outside, but it’s the perfect time to dig into the exciting opportunities for winter recreation around Green Bay.  Book your room at our Green Bay Bed and Breakfast today, and get ready to have some winter fun! Continue reading

A Wintry Romantic Getaway in Green Bay

Winter Romantic Getaway Green BayGreen Bay, Wisconsin is, of course, well known and much-loved for its Packer’s Football.  Though football dominates the minds and lives of many from fall through early winter, Green Bay is also a wonderful place to come to get away from it all.  Plan a romantic getaway to Green Bay this winter, and explore the hidden treasures that are waiting to be discovered.  In Green Bay, you’ll find beautiful outdoor wildlife sanctuaries, lots of history and culture to explore, a vibrant performing arts community, and a thriving downtown full of dining and shopping opportunities, all set in the quiet ambience of a smaller town.  For these reasons and more, a romantic getaway in Green Bay is the perfect answer to those winter doldrums.  Book your stay at the Astor House Bed and Breakfast today, and let Green Bay relax and rejuvenate you. Continue reading

Warm up at These Green Bay Winter Events

Green Bay Winter EventsThe 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. Continue reading

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