A Must Do List For Any Packer Fan in Green Bay, WI – Titletown


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Walk of Legends1.) Lambeau Field Atrium – 1265 Lombardi Ave, Green Bay, WI – There is plenty to do just inside the Lambeau Field Atrium doors. Visit Curly’s Pub for a drink and meal or The Packers Pro Shop for all your Packer gear needs. While you are there take in tour of the Packers Hall of Fame or a Lambeau Field Stadium Tour.

2.) Walk of Legends – A one square mile self guided walking tour called “The Walk of Legends” that showcases 24 statues honoring Green Bay legends of football.  It is free and can be walked at anytime, day or night. Click on the picture to the left for the route.


3.) Packer Training Camp Nitschke Field – Every summer join the railbirds and see how your home team is shaping up for the season.  Hey, and at the price tag of FREE, it is a wonderful way to spend your day. Make a visit to Packer.com to see the current Practice Schedule.

4.) Get to Training Camp Early – If you ahead out to get the best seats for training camp early be sure to watch for what the Packers like to call roamers.  The players that make themselves available for bike riding and autographs.  Each training camp practice the roamers are out interacting with the fans before practice and during breaks.  You can ask any guest relations staff where the best place to spot them will be.  They usually have designated spots they like to stay within.


football5.) Tailgating – We are wild, crazy and just love to have fun.  In Green Bay, WI tailgating is taken seriously.  There are plenty of places surrounding the stadium you can tailgate.  Many people have private parking lots that you pay for parking (ranging from $15.00- $50.00 depending on the location to the stadium) and allow you to grill and tailgate.

If you don’t want to grill your own food, visit one of the tailgate options on the grounds or around the stadium.  Drinks and food can be purchased for a one-time admission fee as well as individually. Click Here For More Information


6.) Krolls West Side Location-  When you need a break from the sun and you are hungry while exploring around Lambeau I have two words for you – Butterburger and chili.  That is exactly what Kroll’s is know for. Within walking distance to the Green Bay Packer Stadium. All burgers are cooked over a Kingsford charcoal grill. The “Everything On” burger includes ketchup, pickles, raw onion and butter. Served on a crispy toasted buns.

Oh, and you NEVER know who might be dining next to you.  We were there once when Reggie White and his family were dining in and again when Brett Favre was there. Certainly, an iconic place.

7.) Family Night at Lambeau – Watch for updates for the next family night.  The Packers host one scrimmage game  (called Family Night) at Lambeau before the season opener.  The tickets are usually around $10.00.

The night is completed by giving away jerseys and a firework display.  Our children have enjoyed this event year to year.  Just be sure you know the time and date that tickets go on sale.  They sell out within hours.

8.) Take a Picture Outside Lambeau In Front of All The Statues – Grab your camera and head to the front of Lambeau.  You will find the famous statues of Curly Lambeau and Vince Lombardi.  The newest addition to the statues is the Lambeau Leap Fan Wall.  Stage a picture of you jumping into the crowd.

9.) Bar Hoping the Lambeau Area – You can spend the entire night walking the streets around Lambeau Field, most streets are named after coaches and players.  Watch the sign as you are going from bar to bar. Book a hotel near the stadium and travel on foot.  There is ALWAYS something going on.

10.) A Packer Game – Oh, and let’s not forget you MUST head to a game.  Hopefully, I have given you some pointers and a must not miss places in and around Lambeau.




Chapel Ridge Heights Shrine of St Anthony of PADUA – Cofrin Memorial Arboretum



Chapel Ridge Heights Shrine of St Anthony of PADUA:
The chapel is located on the UWGB 290 acre Cofrin Memorial Arboretum. It is open to the public. The video shows how to locate the chapel and offers a video tour of the inside and outside of the chapel.

The chapel is free of charge to visit. Please sign the guest book when visiting. The family still helps to maintain the chapel and they enjoy reading the comments left by visitors.


10 Must DO Things When Visiting Door County, WI


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If you only have a day or two to make a road trip to Door County, here are 10 suggested stops that you might want to make.

1.) Door Peninsula Winery
5806 Hwy 42 Carlsville, WI

Door Peninsula Winery has 45 different wines to taste test; taste testing is free.  They also have an olive oil tasting bar and assorted samples of crackers and cheese from the area. (The Bistro 42 next door has good food)

Right next door is a vodka distillery. Go to the back of the winery building and turn left.  It is across the hallway. It is also worth checking out. Plus, new this year are some unique shops in the square there.

2.) Old Orchard Winery
9197 Hwy 42 Fish Creek, WI

Old Orchard Winery has a wine sample bar and additional Door County product samples. They give you a card that describes the wine they carry.  You get to pick out I believe, 4 or 5.

After doing some sampling, stop in Fish Creek and look through a few of their specialty shops.

3.) Peninsula State Park is on your way exiting Fish Creek, left hand side.  You can tour the Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, Swim or Kayak off Nicolet Beach, bike or just walk the trails.
Photography by Nikki Vig – Kayak off Nicolet Beach Area

4.) Wilsons, Ephraim, WI
I believe they close in October, maybe the 2nd or 3rd weekend. It is an old-fashion soda fountain that has been in business since 1907.  They have home brewed draft root beer, burgers and a juke box that plays classic music.

5.) Anderson Dock and Francis Hardy Gallery, Ephraim, WI.
Small gallery with different artists.  It is located on the left hand side of the street on a pier.  It looks like you are driving out toward a marina.  Bring some paint or paint pens to leave your mark on the outside of the building.

Anderson Dock, Ephraim, WI – Photography by Nikki Vig

6.) Al Johnson’s, Sister Bay, WI.
They have live goats on top of the roof.  The only place that is legal to do it in the United States because they trademarked it from what I was told.  Not sure what date the goats are up there until.

I would urge you to drive what they call the quiet side of the peninsula for the way back. If you want, go up to Ephraim and then back track to Fish Creek until you hit County Q.  County Q is a long country road that will cut clear across the peninsula to Baileys Harbor.

Photography by Nikki Vig:
Door County Cherry Truck
Door County Cherries
Tugboat at Night Sturgeon Bay
View of Sturgeon Bay Steel Bridge at Night
Sturgeon Bay Lighthouse

Points of Interest:

7.) Cana Island/Lighthouse – Even if the lighthouse is not open for viewing you can tour the grounds.  On the plus side, right now you can walk across to the island. Normally, it is on a little island and you have to across in ankle deep water to reach it.
Photograpy by Nikki Vig – Cana Island Lighthouse

There are a few small antique shops, a candy store, restaurants and pubs along the way.  However, it is not tourist ridden.

8.) Cave Point – If you haven’t been here yet, it is a must do.  It doesn’t matter what season you visit in, it is always different.

Cave Point in Winter

Photography by Nikki Vig- Cave Point in Winter  Another Winter Photo

9.) Take in a Fish Boil – Go to a whitefish boil. Even if you don’t eat fish it is interesting to watch to the end, which is called the boil over.

Whitefish are caught off the waters surrounding the peninsula by fisherman and delivered fresh daily to the restaurants that host the nightly fish boils.

The whitefish steaks, potatoes and additional vegetables are added to a large kettle and cooked outdoors over a large fire.

It is a great way to spend an evening.

10.) The Shops – The shops change yearly.  So, it is hard to tell what is up there from year to year.  However, there are plenty of art galleries, antique shops, wineries and specialty shops to keep you busy. Speciality shop after speciality shop.  Shop till you drop.

As an added bonus.  Be sure to end each day by taking in the Door County sunset. Sunsets can be caught on the bayside of the peninsula. (Sturgeon Bay, Egg Harbor, Ephraim, Sister Bay are some suggestions.) Sunrises on the Lake Michigan side. (Lake Side of Sturgeon Bay, Jacksonport, Baileys Harbor are some suggestions.)


Bookworm Gardens – Sheboygan, WI


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I have to be perfectly honest, we found this hidden gem by mistake one day. Never knew this existed but I am happy we stumbled on it!

Bookworm Gardens is located on the UW Sheboygan campus. It has 7 different themed gardens to help inspire and promote reading in young children.


Each garden has a variety of classic children’s books, themed planters and decorations.

There are several building structures that hold props inside and out for the children to explore.  I pictured a few but I don’t want to give away everything the gardens hold.  Just be perfectly clear, if you love flowers and have a child, you will NOT be disappointed.

Two of my favorites were the Magic School Bus and The Sandwich Boat from Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs.

Address:1415 Campus drive, Sheboygan, WI 53081

Admission: Free (They do appreciate donations)

Hours: May 1st-October 31st
          Mondays- Saturday: 10am-4pm
          Sundays: 12pm-4pm

          June 15-August 31
         Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10am-8pm


Tailgate in the Lambeau Parking Lot


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Are you ready to ruuuuuummmmmmble?  Even if you are not, it is that time of year.  Football season!

Can’t afford tickets to the game or you can’t score tickets to the game?  No problem.  You can still grab a burger, brat as well as drinks in the Lambeau parking lot.

In the hours leading up to the game you can tailgate with the game go-ers. The grounds also has a tent to grab a drink and watch the pre-game show. When the game starts, head to the tent on the grounds or the nearest bar to cheer on the Pack.


Did I just hear you say that sounds boring?  Oh, try it.  I promise you that you will change your mind.

Our family personally enjoys hanging in the tent and listening to both the game and the roar of the crowd inside the stadium.

Did I mention Green Bay has the greatest fans too?  Just take a walk around the parking lot.  Their dedication to the team is hard to miss.

Go Pack GO!