A Packers Fan’s Guide to Green Bay
Make your trip to Green Bay one to remember
Hey Packers Fans! Are you planning a trip to legendary Lambeau Field to see the Packers in action? Whether you plan to visit in the summer for training camp and preseason, the fall for regular season or the winter when the Packers make the playoffs and are on the road to bringing home the Lombardi Trophy, we’ve got your Green Bay weekend plans covered.
Make your visit to Green Bay one you’ll never forget with these insider’s tips on where to stay, play and eat.
Green Bay hotels combine the perfect mix of affordability and connectivity while providing a robust list of unique amenities and top-level customer service. While a home game may drive up rates due to demand, many of the hotels near the stadium or even downtown offer accommodations to get you into game mode. Some offer shuttle service to take you to Lambeau and other Green Bay attractions to get out and explore our great city. See hotel listings.
Whether you are traveling solo or in a group, Green Bay offers plenty of transportation options to get you to and from all the great things to do in our city.
If you are flying, nothing quite says “you’ve arrived in Green Bay” than flying into Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport, officially known as the “Gateway to Lambeau Field” being located just over four miles from the stadium. GRB offers direct flights to and from Detroit, Minneapolis, Chicago, Atlanta, Denver and Orlando.
Green Bay Metro busing is a great way to get around the city without having to worry about driving. Be sure to take advantage of the Packers Gameday routes offered for free for all home games and the free routes offered year-round as a convenient connection between downtown Green Bay and Titletown on routes 8 (Green Line) and 9 (Gold Line).
If you are a Packers fan, of course you’ll visit Lambeau Field for a stadium tour and see the Packers Hall of Fame. You’ll also want to head across the street to explore Titletown. If you are visiting in the winter, you’ll want to take a ride down Ariens Hill or get your skate on and hit the ice rink. In the summer months, you’ll find a variety of outdoor events, a unique playground and full-size football field to test your own skills including a chance to race your buddy for the 40-yard dash record. On gamedays, you’ll want to check out Titletown Gameday Live for live music, food and beverages, fun activities and more.
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New to the Titletown district is The Turn Powered by Topgolf Swing Suite. If you enjoy gaming technology, you’ll love the interactive games and simulators including the popular Topgolf target game, zombie dodgeball, hockey shots and more. Plus, enjoy great food and drink while you play!
If you are looking to explore the city during your stay, you’ll want to head downtown Green Bay and experience the CityDeck and the Fox River waterfront. In the heart of downtown Green Bay, you’ll find great dining and shopping experiences, plus there’s a good chance a festival or event will be going on, especially throughout the summer and fall months. Hit the Fox River Trail for a leisurely stroll or bring the bike to take a ride.
Breweries and Wineries
Home to seven breweries and another seven wineries, there are plenty of local Green Bay flavors to try. Take a tour or try a flight in the tap room to discover the beers and wines that call Greater Green Bay home.
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When visiting Green Bay it is a must to try a bratwurst, some cheese curds and of course the beer, but be sure to make a reservation at Chefusion, Chives, Angelina’s, Republic Chophouse, The Walnut Room at Hotel Northland or other fine dining establishments to satisfy your palette. View all dining options here.