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Come See the Beautiful Greater Green Bay Area

Greater Green Bay WisconsinThere are a large number of reasons to visit Green Bay, Wisconsin during the spring and summer months.  In the Greater Green Bay area, there are hidden treasures around every corner, with one of the primary draws to the region being its natural beauty. Situated on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan, the beautiful surroundings and abundant outdoor recreation mark the greater Green Bay area as a wonderful weekend getaway destination.  From the art lover, the musician, or the foodie, to the outdoor adventurer, Green Bay is a charming town big enough to offer something for everyone.  Not only is Green Bay itself a wonderful place to spend a weekend getaway, but it is also the gateway to two of Wisconsin’s top travel destinations; Door County and Marionette County.  Come spend a weekend with us at our centrally located, historic bed and breakfast, and start creating those unforgettable summer memories. Continue reading

Explore the Fox River Valley Wine Trail

Fox River Valley Wine TrailWisconsin is a state full of opportunities for outdoor recreation and the enthusiast adventurer.  With a variety of hiking and biking trails, and waterways for boaters, Green Bay is no exception to this.  However, there is more to Green Bay than natural beauty, outdoor adventure, and the Green Bay Packers.  Each of the communities in the Greater Green Bay area have unique shopping opportunities, beautiful parks, fantastic restaurants, burgeoning nightlife, and wonderful family attractions for all ages.  If you’re looking for a unique and relaxing getaway to the Greater Green Bay area, then why not sip and taste your way through our beautiful region?  Book your room at our charming and historic Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast now, and start exploring along the regions wonderful Rox River Valley Wine Trail. Continue reading

Get Adventurous on Green Bay Rivers

Green Bay RiversAside from its Packers, Green Bay is most notably known for its stunning waterfront location along the Bay of Green Bay, cradling Wisconsin’s famous Door Peninsula.  The region offers plenty of biking, hiking, and cross-country skiing along the Fox River trail and other state recreational trails.  There are also ample opportunities for fishing and boating, thanks in large part to Green Bays proximity to the Fox River, the Bay of Green Bay, and Lake Michigan.  However, there is even more outdoor adventure in store for those truly adventurous.  For many, spring in Wisconsin means prime white-water rafting or adventurous kayaking on the local Green Bay rivers.  Book your stay at the Astor House Bed and Breakfast today, and discover for yourself how thrilling Green Bay can be. Continue reading

Spring Hiking around Green Bay

Green Bay HIkingWhether you’re looking to get a little exercise in, reduce your stress levels, or simply clear your head and enjoy nature, hiking delivers almost immediate rewards.  Hiking provides us all with a chance to escape our often over-scheduled daily lives, and to experience the world directly and without a filter, and to rediscover the rhythms of the day and the seasons. Hiking at its best and purest form is is an unscripted experience where spontaneity is the rule.  And, better still, most hikes are rewarding not only in the feelings of accomplishment, but in the often beautiful views found at the end of exhausting treks through wilderness.  Green Bay, Wisconsin and its surrounding areas are a virtual playground for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds.  Shimmering lakes and waterways, and the endless beauty found throughout northeastern Wisconsin, are often what drive visitors up to our area.  However, we urge you to book a weekend stay with us in Green Bay, and discover the miles upon miles of scenic trails beyond these beautiful shores just waiting for your discovery. Continue reading

It’s Spring in Green Bay; Let’s go Biking!

Green Bay BikingWith such diverse displays of natures beauty throughout the great state of Wisconsin there is no shortage of outdoor adventure to be had, and Green Bay is no different.  The city of Green Bay offers scenic trails year around for outdoor enthusiasts of all types.  Wisconsin has frequently been named as one of the top bicycling destinations in the nation, and it’s no wonder why.  Biking is a healthy and family oriented experience that can be enjoyed by anyone.  With more than 80 trails in the “rails-to-trails” system, and hundreds of miles on quiet country roads or through peaceful forests, Wisconsin boasts a biking friendly culture.  If you’re a biking enthusiast, then book your room at the Astor House Bed and Breakfast, located in the heart of Downtown Green Bay, and get ready to experience the charms of the Greater Green Bay on your bike. Continue reading

Green Bay Spring Preview

Green BayThis has been a long winter full of words like “Polar vortex” and “arctic air”.  These frequent frigid conditions make it hard to believe spring is just around the corner, when we’re covered in freshly laid late-winter/early-spring snows.  Everyone in and around the greater Green Bay area is anxiously awaiting the spring thaw.  So, while the changes up to this point may be subtle, those of us eager to get outside and have a daily dose of fresh air and sunshine are getting excited.  The greater Green Bay offer has a tremendous amount of adventure to offer to the average outdoor enthusiast, and spring is the perfect time for a weekend getaway to Green Bay.  For those of you looking to getaway, and looking for a little something different than your day to day, book a weekend at the Astor House Bed and Breakfast, and experience some of the exciting new things Green Bay has in store for you this spring. Continue reading

Make Plans for Upcoming Green Bay Fishing Seasons

Green Bay fishingSpring is nearly here, which means it’s time to get outside and explore the wonderful opportunities found in the Greater Green Bay area.  The State of Wisconsin is home to over 15,000 inland lakes and 42,000 miles of streams and rivers, not to mention the fishing found in the Great Lakes.  These wonderful fishing opportunities make Wisconsin a premier fishing destination in the Midwest.  Green Bay, the heart of Brown County, is a legendary destination for winter ice fishing anglers, and while that season may be coming to a rapid end, there are still a few anglers that continue to find opportunities for Green Bay fishing this winter, especially in areas where access roads have been established.  However, even if you’ve missed your chance for winter ice fishing this year, there’s still reason to rejoice in the Green Bay fishing opportunities coming up soon.  The official 2013-2014 Wisconsin fishing season ends when licenses expire on March 31.  However, 2014-2015 licenses can be purchased today, and you get started on planning this years Green Bay fishing adventures!  When you stay at our Green Bay Bed and Breakfast, you’re within easy reach of the many wonderful Green Bay fishing opportunities that kick off again this spring. Continue reading

Savor the Flavors of Green Bay Beer & Cheese

Green Bay BeerWisconsin is famous for many reasons, but none more beloved than our fantastic cheese and brews.  Green Bay is not just the home of Green Bay Packers and their cheese-head fans.  It is also home to a wonderful combination of cheese factories, breweries, and wineries.  Wisconsin was once made famous by large, well known breweries.  Even though many of these have since disappeared, they’ve been replaced by a flock of innovative craft brewers.  Mix traditional European brewing techniques with new local ingredients, and you have a recipe for perfection for beer lovers around the world. We can think of no better way to explore what Green Bay is all about, than to take fun tours through local cheese factories, breweries, or wineries.  Book your stay at the Astor House Bed and Breakfast, located just minutes from the charming Downtown Green Bay, and dig in to the tasty sensation of Green Bay beer. Continue reading

Green Bay Spas Deliver Romance and Relaxation

Green Bay SpaMany visitors to Green Bay come here looking for an escape from the pressures and stresses of their every day life.  With the quiet charm of a smaller town, but still the amenities of most modern cities, Green Bay is a wonderful place to spend a weekend this winter.  There is an abundance of fun to be had in Green Bay and surrounding areas.  Head to the NEWZoo for a day of animal-infused fun, immerse yourself in history at the National Railroad Museum, take in some of the amazing visual and performing arts found in Green Bay, head to Downtown Green Bay for some excellent shopping or dining opportunities, or dive into the endless opportunities for outdoor adventure found just minutes from our doorstep.  It’s hard to go wrong when you get away for a weekend to Green Bay, but if a weekend of deep relaxation is what you’re after, then perhaps you’d like to fight off those winter blues with a rewarding and relaxing escape to one of the many Green Bay spas.  Book your stay at Green Bay’s most charming and historic Bed and Breakfast now, and get started on an indulgent retreat at a Green Bay spa. Continue reading

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

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