Green Bay is a city of about 100,000 located at the mouth of the Fox River. The adjacent cities make the metro area population approximately 285,000. The third largest city in Wisconsin, Green Bay is best known for its NFL football team, the Green Bay Packers, which is the only publicly owned franchise in the country. The Packers play at Lambeau Field, the most recognizable building in the city and the most famous football stadium in the United States. Green Bay is also home to about 15 Universities and colleges, a hotbead of post secondary education resources, including UWGB, one school in the University of Wisconsin system.
Titletown, USA - this is how they often call this city. Wisconsin's reputation as the Midwest's Wine-Country boasts approximately 11 award-winning wineries and vineyards within a 40 minute radius of Green Bay. Geographically near the 44th parallel, Wisconsin's climate is similar to that of the greatest French and Italian grape growing regions.
A golfer's paradise, this region features over 60 beautiful world-class, championship courses. One hour South is Whistling Straits, home of the Seniors US Open Tour in 2007.
With a variety of entertainment venues, visitors and locals enjoy the sporting teams from indoor football, (Blizzards); hockey (Gamblers); a AA baseball team (Bullfrogs), and a healthy selection of stage entertainment including two beautiful performing arts centers (including a sister theater to Atlanta's Fox Theater), and a 10,000 seat capacity concert venue. Green Bay has five parks, among them Bay Beach Amusement Park that includes a playground, picnic grounds, a wading pool and shelters.
Dining, hotels, and attractions are very reasonable in Green Bay making it an excellent choice to visit. Learn more at www.betterbythebay.com