From Itineraries Midwest Summer 2010 Issue
Arrive in Green Bay, home of the Green Bay Packers, Lambeau Field and everything football. But it’s also the hidden treasures that make Green Bay a special place to visit. Our exciting attractions and exceptional accommodations will welcome your group with open arms and our experienced step-on-guides and storytellers will add that unique touch to make it a truly memorable experience. Let’s begin – shall we?
9 – 10:30am
Green Bay Botanical Garden welcomes you. A knowledgable guide will lead your group through some of GBBG’s more than 47 gardens and trails, show you delicate flowers and answer many questions about the Garden. The Trellis Gift Shop is a must stop before you go.
10:30 – 12:00 pm
Continue on to Heritage Hill State Historical Park. This 50-acre living history museum in Green Bay is beautifully nestled on the banks of the Fox River. Discover the rich tapestry of Northeastern Wisconsin at the living history museum. Explore historic buildings while interacting with costumed guides who bring the region’s bygone eras to life.
12 – 2:30 pm
Enjoy a lunch cruise onboard the Foxy Lady Cruises. This two-hour cruise includes a build-your-own sandwich buffet with assorted breads, rolls, sliced meats and Wisconsin cheeses. They offer a wide variety of entertaining cruises to choose from.
2:30 – 4:00 pm
Stop at Cooks Corner-the nation’s largest kitchenware store-for a unique shopping experience! Cooks Corner is a one-stop shopping destination for everyone who loves to cook. Store includes an on-site outlet area and a homemade fudge shoppe. Free fudge tasting and sampling of gourmet foods. Store discounts available to group tours. Private cooking demonstrations/cooking class available with advanced notice.
4 – 7 pm
Check into your rooms at the Comfort Suites Hotel. This award-winning hotel has all the amenities you could want for a comfortable stay. Enjoy a delicious dinner in the hotels own 1951 West Restaurant, Serving a vast array of American Fare with a special selection for everyone’s appetite.
7 – 9:00 pm
Welcome to the historic Meyer Theatre. Presenting professional live performances, including musicals, comedians, unique touring shows and its house troupe-Let Me Be Frank Productions, which produces original musical comedies. And as a special bonus, see the theater’s own Mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ. Don’t be alarmed if you hear the sounds of horse hooves, chattering teeth, and sleigh bells behind you – the organ has a special effects console that produces these unique sounds.
8 – 9:00 am
Rise and shine and enjoy the complimentary hot Savory Starts Breakfast at the hotel to start your day.
9 – 5:00 pm
The Oneida Nation Tourism Department welcomes you. They provide an array of experiences for your visit, which includes tours, facilitating pow-wow exhibitions, “Hands-On” displays, organic farm, Norbert Hill Center, storytelling and presenters for your group. They invite you to their community to learn more about Oneidas’, the “People of the Standing Stone.”
Get ready for an exciting gaming adventure! Oneida Casino offers seasoned and first-time players thrilling gaming action and a welcoming staff eager to assist with any request. Enjoy playing Poker, Reel Slots/Videos, Vegas-Style Table Games, Off-Track Betting and High Stakes Bingo.
Your group can choose to stay another day in beautiful Green Bay, or return home with plans to return for a new adventure once again.
For more information on planning your group tour please contact the Greater Green Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau, 888-867-3342 or visit www.greenbay.com.