Pets Welcome

The Country House and our family’s favorite canine, Riley, are pleased to welcome discriminating dogs and their owners.

Check out Riley’s Recommendations for some of his favorite dog friendly shops, restaurants and parks.

As dog owners and lovers, we know how difficult it is to find accommodations you can share with your dog. Well behaved dogs are now welcome at our resort. (We apologize but we cannot accommodate other types of pets).

We have a limited number of dog friendly rooms & suites. If you wish to make reservations that include your dog, PLEASE CALL THE RESORT do not make your reservation online.

Please familiarize yourself with our Resort Dog Policies and Agreement. You will be required to sign this document at check-in. For the safety and comfort of all our guests, both dogs and people, these policies will be strictly enforced.

Dog friendly accommodations include: (additional $20 per dog, per night)

  • One Queen Water View
  • Two Queen Water View
  • King Water View
  • Specialty Room Water View
  • Carriage House
  • First Floor Water View Suite

Dog Friendly Amenities:

  • In room food and water dishes. Dog beds upon request
  • Dog basket at check-in including dogs towels, furniture cover sheets, coupons and information from local dog friendly businesses and an all natural welcome treat.
  • 1100 feet of private shoreline
  • Unfenced green area directly across the road from the main resort entrance
  • Nature trails to and along the shoreline
  • Picnic tables and benches throughout the property
  • Outside dog wash area

Riley’s Recomendations


  • Gibralter Grill, Fish Creek -Pet friendly outdoor dining. Fresh water and complimentary dog treat.
  • Harbor Fish Market & Grill, Bailey’s Harbor – Dog friendly outside patio on the Lake Michigan side features a special menu for their canine customers
  • AC Tap, Sister Bay – a classic Wisconsin tavern and local favorite features a covered dog friendly porch for dining rain or shine. Southeast of Sister Bay on Hwy 57.
  • Mink River Basin, Ellison Bay – Dog friendly outside patio
  • Mission Grille, Sister Bay – Lunch & Dinner fine dining on their Dog Friendly Patio
  • Husby's Garage Bar, Sister Bay - Open air, outside Garage Bar features live music Thurs - Sat, every week
  • Not Licked Yet, Fish Creek – Burgers, frozen custard and a special “Canine Custard Cone”
  • Sister Bay Bowl, Alley Bar - Pet friendly outside bar. Lunch and limited dinner menu



  • Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek  – Dogs are welcome on most trails but not permitted in picnic areas or beaches.Dogs are also welcome at the American Folklore Theatre located in the park.
  • Newport State Park, Ellison Bay – Dogs are welcome on most trails but not permitted in picnic areas or beaches but this park does have an area of sandy shoreline that allows dogs.
  • White Fish Dunes State Park, Sturgeon Bay – This is the most pet friendly State park in Door County allowing dogs on areas of the beach.
  • Sister Bay Dog Park – Adjacent to the sports complex on Autumn Court this is a 200′x300′ fenced dog park with picnic tables
  • Harbor Hounds Dog Park, Egg Harbor -Located in Village View Park, one block east of Highway 42 at the corner of Church Street & Harbor School Road. There is both a large dog and small dog area, 2 acres total of fenced play area.
  • All county owned parks in Door County allow dogs on leash. Map & Locations



  •  Hide Side Corner Store, Fish Creek – Open daily year-round. Leashed or carried dogs welcome
  • Pet Expressions, has two locations, Ephraim and Sturgeon Bay
  • Sister Bay Trading Company – A furniture and design studio within walking distance of the resort features many charming home accessories. Dogs carried or on a leash are welcome to browse the store with their owners.
  • Stove Dog Bakery, Sturgeon Bay – This bakery provides our all natural welcome treats.


  • The American Folklore Theatre, Peninsula Park, Fish Creek - Dogs are welcome during the summer season when the theatre performs under the stars in the park.
  • Attend-A-Pet - Is a professional dog walking and pet sitting service located in northern Door County
  • Additional resources for pet friendly establishments in Door County.  Pet Friendly Door County


Please call ahead to verify current policies and restrictions.