To visit Green Bay means to pull up a chair, pour a drink and tell a story, or two or three.

There’s no subway to catch or traffic to beat. But there are plenty of places to talk, to see, to get to know someone you didn’t know you’d meet. That’s just what it’s like here. And why do those who come often stay once they realize that Green Bay and all of the surrounding communities are the best places to visit?

To truly take in all Green Bay has to offer, you'll have to spend some time exploring all of the communities that make Green Bay a special place. You'll find community pride on every corner throughout the region from the various Farmer's Markets and sporting events to outdoor recreation at countless parks or sailing along the shores of Lake Michigan.

Read on for a guide to the best places to explore during your visit.

Algoma is a great day trip to add to your stay in Greater Green Bay. Spend a quiet day on the beach, then explore the walkable neighborhoods in the downtown district. Trust us, you won’t find anything “cookie-cutter” in Algoma. Everything is charming, unique, and welcoming in this friendly community!  

Allouez is where it all began back in 1669. These days, the village of Allouez is known for being “historically progressive” and one of the most beloved parts of Greater Green Bay. 

Sports, shopping, dining and more all in Ashwaubenon. Explore Titletown Park and take in a show at the Resch Center. You'll want to plan more than one day! 

If you’re a fan of small locally owned businesses with big personalities, you’re in for a real treat. As you explore, you’ll find that nothing is cookie-cutter in Bellevue. So bring your sense of adventure — and your appetite — as you tour this welcoming and wonderful district!

De Pere is a charming city with a “small town” feel and a great place to go if you want to reconnect with nature or treat yourself to some of the state’s best locally made cheeses, chocolates, and more!

Green Bay is part of a larger region that offers history, culture, music, arts, and more. And to explore the city is to know the city. There are three distinct areas within Green Bay's city limits – each offering its own unique vibe, culture, and experience.

Come explore! Howard is one of the fastest-growing suburbs of Green Bay. It is located just north of the city, and whether you want to play a round of disc golf, grab a delicious pub burger, or do a little shopping, you’re in for a great time here.

In Ledgeview get up close and personal with a large section of the Niagara Escarpment, a 400 million-year-old geologic foundation that stretches for nearly 1,000 miles across the Great Lakes region. 

In Oneida, you will find many opportunities to learn more about the tribe’s rich, unique culture and have a fun-filled day that you will remember for years and years to come!

Visitors of all ages will fall in love with everything that Suamico has to offer! It's a growing village located on the far north side of Green Bay’s metro area. It’s actually the largest village in the United States when you consider both land and water areas. Despite this claim to fame, it’s still very much a hidden gem.