Hotspots in Green Bay, WI
For under $5 per person, young and old alike can escape the summer sun with a mini-water park that won’t break the bank. The two 30-foot waterslides keep older kids occupied, while younger ones wade in the zero-depth swimming area. Tiny tots tired of the water can get dirty in the sand pile.
A highlight of the Resch Pool is the concession stand located right inside the pool area. Wait your turn for nachos, candy or tasty ice cream treats. Chairs scattered around the grass area are perfect for snacking and offer a spot to keep towels dry.
Kastle Park is a one-stop family fun hot spot. Families can spend a leisurely afternoon putting around waterfalls and caves on their 2-acre mini-golf course, complete with sand traps. Make things interesting with a friendly wager. Dishes anyone?
For an adrenaline rush, drivers over 56” can take passengers of at least 36” on a wild full-sized go-kart ride. Or, cool off by splashing around together in the on-water bumper boats. Your baseball all-star can brush up on his batting skills in the batting cages while gamers spend time in the arcade.
Kids over 50 pounds may climb a 26’ rock wall or shoot at moving targets at the paintball target range. An entire afternoon here wears the kids out.
Driving up to Pamperin Park promises to get a few oohs and aahs from your passengers. Children fondly refer to this park as the “castle park.” Pamperin Park boasts one of the largest structured playgrounds in the area.
But, the park features so much more than they playground. It sprawls over 70 acres and offers fun for all ages. Get active. Serve a few on one of the volleyball courts or play a round of disc golf – this year’s hottest sport.
Ready to relax? Stroll along the scenic Duck Creek or grab some shade under the large stone pavilion.
Got an animal lover in the family? Spend the afternoon at Mulberry Lane Petting Farm for a real country farm experience.
Take a guided tour where you’ll learn all there is to know about life on a farm. Then, wander around and let the cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, chickens, donkeys and kittens be your teachers. Kids can milk a cow, take a pony ride or catch a chicken. Bring the camera and capture them cuddling with the kitties and sitting on the tractor.
Visit Mulberry Lane Petting Farm in the fall and take a hayride or pick pumpkins right out of the patch.
Rain, snow, or humidity – don’t let Wisconsin’s undesirable weather limit the family’s fun. Bowling is a much-loved indoor activity enjoyed by the young and young-at-heart year-round.
By winning the “Best of the Bay” for the last five years Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley is considered the best bowling alley in Green Bay. With 60 lanes and an attentive staff this is definitely the place to bowl. The lanes are regularly open to the public. Little ones are sure to have a positive experience at this modern bowling center. Bumpers on the lanes and plenty of lightweight bowling balls make this alley family-friendly.
There is no need to travel over two hours to Wisconsin Dells when Green Bay’s Tundra Lodge Resort has all the water fun a family needs.
Located just four blocks from Lambeau Field, Tundra Lodge features a three-story indoor waterpark. Locals are welcome to purchase a day pass and enjoy the 250-foot waterslides, pools and splash area. Escape home's everyday chaos and choose to stay the night.
The Polar Bear Pub feeds hungry swimmers with their one-of-a-kind concession stand and patio bar. Worn out from the water? Take a break in the Gold Rush Arcade. Kids can test their skills at over 100 arcade and video games.
Jazzy music sets the mood most Friday and Saturday evenings at Chefusion. Live performers enhance the ambiance of this downtown restaurant with their music, not steal the show. The volume is kept low so diners are able to hold a conversation. The music begins between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. and concludes at 11 p.m.
The live entertainment is in Fusion’s lounge, upstairs in the casual dining area. Guests that preferred to dine downstairs are welcome to migrate upstairs after to enjoy the music.
Like an arboretum and a zoo rolled into one, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary has 700 acres where you can trek the woodlands and grasslands to observe regional creatures in their natural habitat. An afternoon exploring the Wildlife Sanctuary provides an educational opportunity for families.
A few dollars will buy priceless memories. Buy bags of corn and watch as the kids feed eager ducks and geese. These friendly fowl get close so remember your camera.
The park is open year round. Exploring nature at the Wildlife Sanctuary is especially affordable. Admission to the park is always free, although special nature programs charge a small fee.
Give kids a close look at the mighty lions, suspicious llamas and mischievous raccoons at the NEW Zoo. Young and old will discover something new each visit.
Morning is the best time to hit the modest grounds of the NEW Zoo during the summer months to avoid the crowds around the popular giraffe and monkey exhibits. It is also the season to awe at the growing baby swans. Open 365 days a year, a winter day at the zoo showcases how animals adapt to our cold weather.
The reasonable admission rates allow for a few dollars left over to cover feeding the animals, and treating your own little monkeys to a trip on the safari train.
Book a dreamy night away this Valentine’s Day. Aloft Green Bay is a modern, loft-inspired hotel unlike anything found in “Titletown.” Wow a lover with an unexpected stay close to home.
Aloft Green Bay makes romance easy in the month of February with their Cupid’s Arrow package. For $135 per night, plus taxes, you can woo your partner in a king loft room. Overnight guests receive a $50 Regatta 220 Waterfront Restaurant dining gift card, a bottle of bubbly, chocolates, sensual massage oil, and exclusive sip specials in the WXYZ lounge. Awake to Aloft Green Bay’s re:fuel breakfast in the morning but feel free to snuggle a little while longer because check out time will be extended to 2 p.m.