Local Getaways/Day Trips in Green Bay, WI
Get a taste of the Tundra at Parallel 44 Vineyard & Winery. A pioneer in Wisconsin wine making, the winery invites visitors to stroll the vineyard, take a tour and sip their wines. Stay for a few hours during the week or spend the afternoon at one of their annual events.
Parallel 44 Vineyard & Winery has something to tempt wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs to visit them throughout the year. The Saturday summer concert series is a fabulous way to spend a warm evening. The fall Harvest Fest invites guests to participate in a traditional grape stomp, sample food and wine and shop from local vendors. The winter Frozen Tundra Wine Fest is an annual outdoor wine fest to celebrate the Wisconsin’s grapes that can survive our harsh winters.
So often, “getting away” means women must spend hours shopping and packing to prepare for a vacation, only to come home with bags of laundry. Avoid the hassles. Take time to relax, reduce your stress and find that balance you are constantly searching far.
No need to travel far out of the city for the type of pampering that would satisfy celebrities. The Day Spa offers the ultimate escape with an extensive menu of individual salon and spa services and packages. Winner of the “Best of the Bay 2012” as the best spa, best massage and best nail salon in the Greater Green Bay area, you know you’ll walk away looking and feeling great.
Some of the country’s greatest performers have put on a show in our beautiful city of Green Bay. The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, located on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus, has been bringing cultural, entertainment and educational performing arts to Northeastern Wisconsin for nearly 20 years.
No need to head to Chicago the next time you’re craving a bit of culture. Performers like Jerry Seinfeld, Julie Andrews, Bill Cosby, Tony Bennett, Johnny Cash, Marie Osmond, Kenny G, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Vince Gill and so many others have graced the Weidner Center stage. Musicals like The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Cats and Rent have played to sold-out audiences.
Step aboard The Foxy Lady and feel like you are about to explore a far-away destination. Take in the beauty and charm of Green Bay with a cruise along the Fox River or the bay of Green Bay – get a rare glimpse of what makes the city great.
The cruise options are endless. Choose to ride the Foxy Lady while enjoying lunch, sipping cocktails or feasting on a dinner buffet. Ladies can share an evening cruise with a bunch of girlfriends or their love interest; make it a family affair with a two-hour sightseeing cruise. Each experience promises to be unforgettable.
Spend the day at the Neville Public Museum of Brown County and get lost in art, history and science. Accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Green Bay museum showcases a collection of significant objects relevant to Northeast Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
The museum is open daily. Visitors are invited to awe at the over one million items in the permanent collection, including historic artifacts and original artworks. The “On the Edge of the Inland Sea” display takes you on a 12,000-year walk through time. Football fans will be drawn to the “Hometown Advantage: The Community and the Packers” permanent exhibit. With new exhibits are display every few months, you can get lost in culture without traveling to a major city.