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A Teenager’s Guide to Green Bay

Let four teenage girls use Green Bay as their playground for a weekend. This is how they had fun!

Bay Beach Amusement Park

Bay Beach Amusement Park, a teenager-favorite, is home to the famed wooden roller coaster, Zippin' Pippin', which was also an Elvis Presley favorite! In addition to the Zippin' Pippin', Bay Beach also offers many other rides appealing to teens like the Swings, Scrambler and Sea Dragon. Not only are the rides fun, but tickets are reasonably priced at just 25-cents each.

Fox River Trail

Stretching along the Fox River for 20 miles, the Fox River Trail provides an astounding view of the waterfront that can be viewed while biking, rollerblading or walking. There are also scenic places to stop along the way. One place teens often visit on the trail is Zesty's Frozen Custard. They serve some of the best custard in Green Bay! Zesty's offers unique flavors every day. When on the trail, people can also stop to fish from the docks (biking with a fishing pole not recommended), pack a little picnic for a quick bite to eat or just admire the views of nature.

NEW Zoo and Adventure Park

At the NEW Zoo, there are plenty of activities to do aside from taking a quick peek at the animals. Hand-feeding lettuce or crackers to the giraffes, Hodari and Zuri, during meal times is a popular activity for all ages. Though they may be harmless, watch out for their slimy, purple tongues! For the thrill-seeker, the Adventure Park offers many opportunities to zip line, rock climb, or scale the high ropes course for added excitement on the family trip to the zoo.


Throughout Greater Green Bay, there are many different types of restaurants ranging from Mediterranean to Asian cuisines, but what all Wisconsin really takes pride in is their very own cheese. One place to check out is The Cannery Public Market. In addition to the restaurant itself, The Cannery also features a meat market and deli that sell local products from partnered area farms. Served fresh and squeaky, The Cannery cheese curds will stretch apart as far as the cheese can hold. For those who like a big hunk of meat and a good prime rib, The Cannery's own All Natural Cannery Prime is juicy and full of flavor. Another teen favorite is the bacon mac and cheese...because, well, bacon!

Lambeau Field

Green Bay's most popular attraction, Lambeau Field is a great place for any teenage sports fanatic. On the main floor is the Packers Pro Shop where any Packers fan can shop their heart out for anything and everything you can possibly want in Green & Gold! To take a look at the Packers' extraordinary history, the Hall of Fame is also located near the Pro Shop. The Hall of Fame proudly fills two huge floors with almost a century worth of memorabilia from one of the most storied professional sports franchises in the world! Last but not least, Stadium Tours are a great way to experience behind-the-scene looks of Lambeau Field and everything the Packers have to offer. Don't forget to do your best Jordy Nelson Lambeau Leap impression!

City Deck

Like the Fox River Trail, City Deck has an amazing view of the Fox River. During the day, it's a great place to relax and sit by the water; at night, it's the best place to have fun with live music and even outdoor movies. Not to mention, when it gets really hot out, play in the City Deck Splashpad to cool off! To make your City Deck trip even better, stop by one of the many restaurants along the boardwalk for a bite to eat. Many restaurants even have a patio area for some outdoor dining.

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