Green Bay Getaway

There are many special things about Wisconsin, from the Wisconsin Dells to the famed Lambeau Field, and all the cheese and cheeseheads you can find in between. If you love gorgeous natural scenery, fine cheeses, and football, this short blog was intended just for you! Enjoy the Green Bay sights, sounds, flavors, and one of the richest-history filled NFL teams in the nation here in the land of Green and Gold!

 

Where to Go and What to Do:

Beach Bay Amusement - This is the ninth oldest continuously operating municipal park in the United States, opened in 1892. Beach Bay holds 16 carnival rides, old fashioned concessions and souvenirs, a food court, and the fourth oldest wooden coaster in the world!
Bay Park Square Mall - Bay Park Square Mall is the premiere shopping destination in town, with over 90 specialty stores ranging from Yonkers to Kohl’s.
wisconsin-77924_1280Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary - Explore this 700 acre urban refuge with live animal exhibits, interactive nature centers, trails, and an impressive rehabilitation center.
Beerntsen Candies - With award-winning service since 1928, this candy store is the best place in Green Bay to find old-fashioned ice cream and local coffees and candies.
Captain’s Walk Winery - Enjoy premiere grape wine tasting in a light-hearted manner as you see this part of the Fox River Valley Wine Trail and pair those excellent wines with real Wisconsin cheeses.
Brown County Reforestation Camp - This 1600 acre outdoor area provides plenty of fun outdoor activities, trails, fishing opportunities, horseback riding, rifle ranges, snowmobile tracks, and an observation tower!
Children’s Museum - Have fun with the younger ones at this educational facility with 13 interactive exhibit galleries.
Chefusion Eclectic Cuisine and Lounge - Enjoy two menus of both fine and casual metro flavor in this gorgeous historic district.
Packers Hall of Fame - Discover some of the greatest NFL history as you explore the 15,000 square foot, two-level museum located in the Lambeau Atrium. See this exciting story in sports with the latest technology and displays!
Lambeau Field - See more of this history-rich facility first hand as you explore behind the scenes areas and choose between the classic, champion, or legendary field tour.
Railroad Museum - Observe over 70 pieces of vintage rolling stock as you stroll through or ride a train through the 33 acres of railroad history.
Oneida Casino - Let loose with this modern gaming complex with reel slot and video machines, blackjack tables, and high stakes bingo.
NEW Zoo and Adventure Park - See all your favorite animals from around the world at this 43 acre zoo located in the heart of Bay City.
Hazlewood - This historic home is the only public historic house in Green Bay, built in 1837 and inhabited by the important local Martin family for generations.
Fonferek Falls - Get outdoors again with this 74 acre geological gem as you immerse yourself in the 30 foot waterfall, limestone cliffs, and natural stone archways.

 

green-bay-958923_640How to Pack for the Packers - If you are coming to Green Bay for an exciting Packer’s game be sure to use these few helpful tips when packing!

  • Remember the weather: during football season (peak November season) the weather is typically mid to low 30s actual temperature, mid to low 20s real feel. Pack plenty of green and gold layers, and don’t forget gloves and ear warmers!
    Plan for football traffic: Plan well in advance your hotel accommodations, eatery reservations, and general traffic time so as to skip the heavy sporting city traffic. Plan on getting everywhere an hour early and maybe even taking advantage of tailgate picnics while here!
    Try to get in a Lambeau Leap: Don’t forget that this is the land of Green and Gold, the home of the original cheeseheads, so take advantage while you’re here and try to tour the field or catch a real-time Lambeau Leap during the game!