Drinking in Door County – Wineries, Breweries and More Along the Peninsula

We’d like to propose a toast – to Door County – with all its charm and originality, the inspiring natural beauty you’ll see and creative residents you’ll meet. Of course, we can’t raise our glasses without something in them. Lucky for us, the peninsula has plenty to offer those looking for beer, wine and spirits. […]

5 Reasons Door County is the Perfect Place for Artists & Art Lovers

Door County is probably the most artistic place in the entire state of Wisconsin. And that should come as no surprise. The Door Peninsula is a unique location that attracts artistic people and breeds creativity. But why? Let’s take a closer look at what makes this special slice of our state a haven for artists […]

14 Door County Races for Athletes and Adventurers

If you think of Door County as a place to escape and get some rest and relaxation – you’d be right. But if you think that’s all the area has to offer – you’d be sorely mistaken. In addition to the scenic beaches, charming communities and original artistry, Door County is packed with opportunities for […]

7 Fun Things to Do in Sturgeon Bay This Summer

Wisconsinites certainly know how to make the most out of their summer. But all-too-often, the summer sneaks by and before you know what happened, it’s Labor Day and you feel like you didn’t have half as much fun as you’d hoped. We’ve mentioned before that a nice thing about living in Northeast Wisconsin is how […]

Door County Family Day Idea: A Trip to Egg Harbor & Fish Creek

My son Max often asks what we’re gonna do on family day and when family day is. It has become an important part of his weekly routine and it sure does mean a lot to him when his whole family can be together. It’s about bonding time, tradition and just being able to spend quality […]

9 Reasons to Vacation on Washington Island [Slideshow]

Is there anything more magical than a summer vacation? The sun, the beach, sightseeing, shopping, cocktails, the way time goes way too fast and suddenly you’re back at work again — it’s all part of relaxing and getting away for awhile. But do you ever find yourself going to the same place and doing the […]

5 Ways to Recreate The Goonies on Washington Island

Goonies never say die! It’s that sense of adventure that you should bring with you on your Washington Island vacation. Around every corner of this Door County destination, you’ll find something that’ll bring out the kid in you again. Don’t worry, you won’t run into the Fratellies. But you may end up finding One-Eyed Willy’s […]

The Door County Experience – Cottage or Resort?

You’ll often hear Door County called “the Cape Cod of the Midwest.” But in my opinion – Cape Cod should be called the Door County of the East Coast! It may sound like an exaggeration, but there’s nowhere else in the world quite like that little peninsula. If you’ve never experienced Door County for yourself […]

7 Vintage Postcards That Will Have You Dreaming of a Door County Summer

What’s your favorite memory of Door County in the summertime?  Is it relaxing on the beach at Whitefish Dunes, sailing on Lake Michigan, or perhaps picking cherries at Seaquist Orchards?  If you answered any of the above, chances are you’ll be heading back to the Peninsula this summer to create new memories.  To get you […]

Sister Bay Bowl, a Strike Above the Rest [Slideshow]

Door County is one of Northeast Wisconsin’s premiere vacation destinations.  With its small town charm and rich traditions, the peninsula attracts visitors from Green Bay and the Fox Cities, as well as from south of the border in Illinois. Sister Bay, with a population of just under 900, is one of those little map dots […]