5 Family-Friendly Green Bay Attractions

Green Bay attractions lure in many visitors to the city. This place is located in Brown county of Wisconsin and is also popular for football with its team the Green Bay Packers. BBOnline recommends visiting these attractions that will be appreciated by the whole family.

National Railroad Museum
2285 S. Broadway
Green Bay, WI 54304
(920) 437-7623

The National Railroad Museum is a collection of different artifacts about American rail history and its significance to the building of the nation. The museum collects items like records and documents, over 5,000 artifacts including uniforms, tools, and personal items and over 15,000 prints, slides and negatives. The most interesting is the Rolling Stock collection that shows more than 70 locomotives and rail cars. 

Green Bay Botanical Garden
2600 Larsen Road
Green Bay, WI 54303
(920) 490-9457

After you have rested in your Green Bay Bed and Breakfast, visit the Green Bay Botanical Garden. It is a 47-acre collection of different gardens and areas with beautiful views and architecture showing fountains and sculptures. One of the areas, Kaftan Lusthaus is a summerhouse featuring Scandinavian design which can be rented out for weddings. The Mabel Thome Fountain and Garden has a fountain which is surrounded with crabapple trees and very vibrant annuals that bloom in summer. 

Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary
1660 East Shore Drive
Green Bay, WI 54302

One of the beautiful Green Bay attractions is this 700-acre wildlife refuge in the heart of the city. Open the whole year round, the sanctuary is considered as one of the largest Wildlife Rehabilitation sites in Wisconsin. Admission is free to what is known as Green Bay's largest City Park.  This park has picnic areas, wildlife exhibits, ski trail and Resch Falls. You can feed corn to the geese and the ducks and walk on the trails around the park.

New Zoo
4378 Reforestation Road
Green Bay, WI 54313
(920) 434-7841

The New Zoo promotes interaction with live animals that will be a new thrilling experience especially for kids. The huge 1,560-acre facility has hiking and biking facilities and nature trail that takes you through interesting areas of the place. There are also picnic areas, trout ponds and an observation tower. You can feed the giraffes Hodari and Zuri with crackers at $1 for 2 crackers. The zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission fee is $15 for 2 adults and 6 children less than 18 years old.

Bay Beach Amusement Park
1313 Bay Beach Road
Green Bay, WI 54302
(920) 391-3671

Bay Beach Amusement Park is one of the Green Bay attractions that you can go to after the whole family has rested in your Green Bay Inn. Began in 1892 as Bay View Beach, this amusement park is a total of 45 acres with 16 rides, playground, picnic area, dance hall, 7 shelters and areas for softball and volleyball. The kiddies' rides include Lady Bugs, Granny Bugs, boats, jeeps, race cars and sky fighter. For everyone else, there is a Ferris wheel, Merry-Go-Round, train, slide, scat and helicopter. Admission charge and parking is free. Tickets are 25 cents each and most rides require 2 tickets.