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Romantic getaway in Green Bay

Green Bay Romantic GetawayGreen Bay, Wisconsin is, of course, well known and much-loved for its Packer’s Football.  With Superbowl XLVIII just around the corner, however, it’s time to think of other reasons to visit Green Bay this winter.  The Greater Green Bay area is full of hidden treasures, just waiting for you to come out and explore.  You’ll find a host of fun activities to choose from, ranging from family fun with the exotic animals at the NEW Zoo, beautiful outdoor wildlife sanctuaries, a rich tradition of history and culture, a vibrant performing and visual arts community, a thriving downtown full of dining and shopping opportunities, and plenty of recreational space for outdoor enthusiasts of all varieties.  In Green Bay, you’ll find a great variety of city amenities, yet still the quiet charm of a smaller town.  These attributes and more make a romantic getaway in Green Bay the perfect recipe for a winter escape.  Book your stay at the Astor House Bed and Breakfast, where the comfort and ambiance is second to none. Continue reading

Business Travel in Green Bay

Green Bay Business TravelAre you coming to Green Bay for business travel, and looking for a wonderful place to stay while you’re here?  The Astor House Bed and Breakfast may be the perfect solution for you.  Our five beautifully decorated rooms have spacious private baths, and are designed to cater to every comfort and convenience.  Four of these rooms are equipped with double whirlpool tubs, perfect for unwinding at the end of your day.  Most of our rooms also have gas fireplaces, and all are air conditioned with free Wi-Fi, cable television, a small refrigerator, and a host of other amenities sure to make your Green Bay business trip one of your best.  Stay at our charming and historic Green Bay Bed and Breakfast during your next business trip, and you’ll experience the ultimate in hospitality. Continue reading

Green Bay Winter: Get Outside and Have Fun!

Green BayThe 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. Continue reading

Local Green Bay Shopping for the Holidays

Green Bay ShoppingAre 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. Continue reading

Green Bay Dining

Green Bay diningWe all know that there is little that beats a delicious favorite home-cooked meal. But, when you’re away from home and don’t have the option, where do you find that good, soul-satisfying meal?  We all know Wisconsinites love to eat, and Green Bay is no different!  Luckily, downtown Green Bay, located just steps from the Astor House Bed and Breakfast, is home to many fantastic locally owned and authentic restaurants.  Why not check out one of our famous supper clubs?  Or maybe you’re in the mood for a Friday Fish Fry?  No matter what your taste buds desire, you won’t want to miss the excellent Green Bay dining opportunities available in the greater Green Bay area when you stay at Astor House Bed and Breakfast. Continue reading

Experience a Green Bay Holiday

Green Bay HolidayAll too often, the holiday season leaves us feeling stressed and overwhelmed. Between the busy bustle of holiday parties, shopping, and those all-important holiday meals and traditions, it’s hard to find the time to slow down and savor the joyous spirit of the season. Holidays should be about spending time with those closest to you; about taking the time out of our busy schedules to experience the full range of holiday traditions.  Take time out of your busy winter schedules, and escape to Green Bay for a quiet weekend connecting with those you love the most.  The historic Astor House Bed and Breakfast, once owned by businessman and Titanic victim John Jacob Astor, offers a host of luxury amenities to keep you cozy and relaxed this winter.  Experience a quiet, old-fashioned Green Bay Holiday with your loved ones when you stay with us at the Astor House Bed and Breakfast; soon to be your special place in Green Bay. Continue reading

Enjoy a Night of Green Bay Music

Green Bay musicIf you’re seeking a romantic weekend getaway, or just an escape from the busy day to ay we all find ourselves in these days, then look no further than the beautiful and charming town of Green Bay. Sure, it is fall, which means it’s also Packer Season.  Many might think that’s reason enough to make the journey up to Green Bay.  However, if you have never taken the time to explore anything in Green Bay beyond the confines of Lambeau Field, you’re missing out on a bustling little city with plenty of delicious food and entertainment options to satisfy anyone looking for an enjoyable weekend getaway.  Spend your time by day exploring the wonders found throughout downtown Green Bay, or even venture up to neighboring Door County.  By the time night falls, head out to enjoy the exhilarating Green Bay Music scene. The Astor House Bed and Breakfast is perfectly situated in the heart of Green Bay, providing you with easy access to everything you need during your weekend in Green Bay, as well as all of the comforts you desire throughout your stay.  Book your room with us now, and don’t miss your chance to experience the wonders of Green Bay. Continue reading

Wisconsin Fall Hiking

Wisconsin fall hikingFall is upon us, and it’s hard not to love the crisp air, bright blue skies, and vibrant orange, red, and yellow trees that come with it.  Fall begins the season of change, when the bright glare of summer gives way to the gold, red and burnt orange of the evening sky.  Northern Wisconsin is currently in the peak of its fall color season, where there is no better time to witness the beauty of fall firsthand.  With two easily-accessible and equally beautiful counties near Green Bay, the opportunities to get outdoors for some invigorating Wisconsin fall hiking are seemingly endless.  Stay with us at Astor House Bed and Breakfast, where your beautiful fall adventure awaits. Continue reading

Revel in Spectacular Wisconsin Fall Colors

Wisconsin Fall ColorWe all know that Green Bay is famous for Packer football. However, as Wisconsin’s oldest city, there is so much more to the area that is worth exploring. As we head into the month of September, it’s time to leave behind what has been a glorious Wisconsin summer, and start thinking about a delightful fall. Autumn in Wisconsin is all about the color; bright oranges, vibrant yellows, and deep reds. There is nothing like experiencing the beauty of Wisconsin fall colors. Delight your senses with the dazzling colors, pungent smells, and the quiet sounds of nature as you hike or bike the dozens of state and county parks. Head out on a driving tour, where you’re guaranteed a front row seat to Mother Nature’s fall show. Whether you’ve experienced fall in northeast Wisconsin before or not, you are sure to enjoy yourself during your visit. Fall foliage season is very popular, so Book your room with us now, and get started on your colorful Wisconsin journey! Continue reading

Visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help

Shrine of Our Lady of Good HelpDrive a short distance outside of Green Bay, Wisconsin, and you’ll find yourself in a small rural town surrounded by dairy farms and fields of corn, oats and soybeans. While this area in northern Wisconsin is beautiful for many reasons, there is no place more special than the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help. The Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, which is more than 150 years old, is home to the first and only church-approved apparition in the United States. Known as “The Chapel” by locals, the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help is built directly over the site where the apparitions of Mary are said to have occurred, and is considered a site of miracles. With thousands of visitors each year, the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help has been a popular destination for those believers looking for the blessing of the Virgin Mary. Book your stay at the Astor House Bed and Breakfast, and don’t miss your chance to visit a true site of miracles at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help. Continue reading

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