Greater Green Bay

2013 Official Visitors Guide

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the quiet side of lake michigan… Set against the beautiful backdrop of majestic Lake Michigan, Algoma's sandy beaches and lake fishing industry has helped to retain its small-town charm. Algoma's photogenic steel tower lighthouse and port activities make a trip here a scenic little get away. The historic downtown is very walkable. Visitors can enjoy a variety of quaint gift shops and eateries. Brightly painted wall murals re-create historic advertisements on vintage brick buildings. Along the way, stop in at the Flying Pig Gallery & Greenspace for a stroll through the garden and the unique art shopping. Then go for a ride along the picturesque Ahnapee Trail. Sporting a crushed stone surface, the 40-plus mile trail is perfect for mountain biking, snowmobiling, hiking or even horseback riding. Algoma has its own community flavor. Step into your personalized culinary experience by tasting wine at von Stiehl Winery, and shopping for freshly-canned local produce at Weinke's Market. Algoma If you're looking to fill up your cooler with a taste of Northeastern Wisconsin, stop by Renard's Cheese or Bearcat's Fish House. If you're visiting in autumn, plan your trip around the popular Wet Whistle Wine Festival for wine tasting, a grape stomp and musical entertainment. A visit to Algoma wouldn't be complete without fishing Lake Michigan. Charter captains are experts in cruising one of the top sport fishing ports in the Midwest. Your trip can be tailored for novice to experienced fishermen. Pier fishing and launches are available for private boats. Brown trout, coho salmon and powerful steelhead are some of the locals' favorite catches. Every August, Algoma celebrates its fishing village heritage with its Shanty Days festival. The Algoma Visitor Center, located on Highway 42, is just 35 minutes east of Green Bay. The center has event information, attraction brochures, restaurant menus and the latest fishing reports. Or, visit www.algoma.org for all your trip planning needs. LEFT: The Lighthouse on the shore of Lake Michigan in Algoma. BELOW: Flying Pig Gallery & Greenspace. 42 | Greater Green Bay 2013 Visitor Guide

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