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A Doorway to Adventure: The Many Things You Could Do in Door County

Posted In In Vision - By Herbert Lebaron on Monday, October 22nd, 2018 With No Comments »

travel fund in a jarSituated between Green Bay and Lake Michigan, Wisconsin’s Door County is a peninsula that provides fun for the whole family. The young and old flock here to see its beaches, galleries and vineyards.

With its breath-taking sites and rich history, it’s surprising how this little slice of paradise has remained a secret. Door County offers the ease of small town living and combines it with historic tourist attractions.

If you’ve ever thought about visiting the Badger State’s best-kept secret, any hotel in Door County can be the perfect starting point to a brand of new adventure.

Door to the Waters

Door County boasts of 53 beaches, the most in the State. While the beaches are pretty close, each one still offers a unique flavor. Anclam Park in Bailey’s Harbor is where you’ll find kiteboarders as well as a lively boardwalk.

If the outdoors are more your thing, check out Ellison Bay Bluff Park for some of Wisconsin’s unspoiled wilderness. For a different spin, ride a ferry and go to Washington Island. Here, you could experience Schoolhouse Beach’s unique limestone shoreline.

Finally, wrap your day up with the perfect picnic at Waterfront Park. Located in Sister Bay, Waterfront Park is home to Door County’s largest public beach.

But, your visit to Door County is complete without a visit to the Door County Maritime Museum. This longstanding tourist attraction highlights the areas rich fishing history, showcasing the life and traditions of local fishers, ship captains as well as lighthouse caretakers.

Door to Adventure

There is no shortage of outdoor activities in Door County. When it comes to hiking, cycling and fishing, head to Peninsula State Park. The 9.6-mile Sunset Trail is the perfect hike to see the entire park. It is also home to the historic Eagle Bluff Lighthouse.

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For a little adult fun, try visiting one of Door County’s wineries. Door County is famous for its Montmorency cherries, which are harvested and made into wine at Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery and Market. You can also try Simon Creek Vineyard and Winery, the largest vineyard in Wisconsin.

Door County has more to offer than just sights and sounds. Its unique seascape provides the best nature has to offer, and its thriving art scene is the perfect backdrop to an idyllic travel destination.