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Travel Guide: 3 Must-See Parks at Door County, Wisconsin

Posted In Travel - By The Grand Canyons on Thursday, June 21st, 2018 With No Comments »

Riverside in WisconsinAre you looking for a perfect place for your next vacation getaway? Door County, Wisconsin, is definitely the one you’re looking for. It is one of the top destinations in the US, known for its long shoreline and many parks.

Get to know these three must-visit parks that you can’t miss seeing. There are a lot of places to stay, like bed and breakfast accommodations from Homestead Suites.

1. Peninsula State Park

Peninsula State Park is a huge recreational park, with around 38 acres of island. There are lots of fun activities you can do during your visit here. For land-based activities, you can play golf in their 18-hole golf course or go on a cycling adventure in their bike trails.

This park is also home to the calm and beautiful waters of the Nicolet Beach. Rental equipment is available for sailing, depending on the season and weather. You can buy souvenirs at the camp store, while the snack bar is open during summer.

2. Newport State Park

This park lies at the tip of the Door County Peninsula. It is Wisconsin’s only formally-designated wilderness park. Here, you can go on a fun adventure of exploring their vast miles of hiking trails.

You can get back in touch with nature as you discover evergreen and hardwood forests, and wonder at the wetlands and upland meadows.

3. Potawatomi State Park

Lastly, but definitely not the least, Potawatomi State Park should definitely be part of your itinerary. This park is on the shore of Sturgeon Bay in southern Door County. It is well-known for its upland terrain bordered by rugged limestone cliffs.

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The observation tower at this park has been closed due to significant wood decay. However, you can still have a beautiful view of the park at the Old Ski Hill Overlook. Water activities vary from fishing, kayaking, paddle boating, and a lot more.

These are just some of the beautiful parks at Door County Peninsula. To be able to explore more and make the most of your vacation, you can opt for a bed and breakfast accommodation. Nothing beats visiting such beautiful parks and getting complimentary breakfast each morning of your stay.