Door County

Door County really does offer something for everyone.

There are far too many activities and businesses for us to list, but the links below will guide you in exploring your options and planning your trip. You may also wish to go directly to the Door County visitor bureau website.

The resort lobby has a large selection of brochures, menus, maps and guide books. Our staff is always happy to assist you, share their favorite spots and maybe even reveal a local treasure.

  • Biking For the avid cyclists who bring their own bikes, Door County had more than 100 miles of scenic back road trails. Bike rentals are available in Fish Creek, near the off road trails that wind through Peninsula State Park.
  • Canoe, Kayak, Paddle Board Paddle on your own or with an experienced guide. Enjoy a tour on the water.
  • From the silent glide of a kayak to the thrill of a jet ski, Door County offers a wide variety of hourly to daily rentals.
  • Culinary Door County is a paradise for "Foodies". From outstanding restaurants to cooking schools and locally made products. Prepare to indulge.
  • Culture, History & Museums Throughout the Peninsula you will find a rich heritage of European settlers and mariners. Fisherman, ship builders and lighthouse tenders have all called Door County home.
  • Events Calendar Be sure to check out the events happening throughout Door County during your visit.
  • Fishing Whether you want to wet your own line or hire a charter fishing boat to troll for salmon, on a peninsula surrounded by water, you won’t have far to go.
  • Golfing Eleven golf courses call Door County home. Play a round in some of the most scenic areas of the county; enjoy “golf with a view.”

 

 

  • Hiking From a leisurely stroll along a self-guided nature trail to a more demanding hike, Door County’s natural beauty is best enjoyed close up and on foot. Five state parks and numerous smaller county parks offer an option for everyone. 
  • Lighthouses Three hundred miles of shoreline required nine lighthouses to guide the ships that sailed the waters of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. Some may be toured, while others may only be viewed from the water.
  • Nightlife Live theatre to an outdoor drive-in movie theater. Live bands and pubs. Door County has a variety of entertainment options after the sun goes down
  • Parks (State & Local) Door County is home to five state, and 18 county, parks with miles of trails, picnic areas, beaches and spectacular scenery.
  • Performing Arts & Galleries Artists of all types create and sell their works in galleries throughout Door County—painters, potters, weavers, jewelers…
  • Peninsula Players, America’s oldest professional resident summer theatre is celebrating its 75thSeason in 2010, offering live theatre in a unique and picturesque setting.
  • American Folklore Theatre (known as AFT to the locals) showcases original musical theatre under the stars in Peninsula State during the summer and moves to the Ephraim town hall for its fall season.
  • Restaurants Coffee shops to fine dining, pancakes to continental cuisine, Door County’s eateries offer something for every taste.  Use this restaurant link to search by location or type of food. Or, stop by the front desk; our staff will be glad to offer suggestions and share their favorite spots.
  • Shopping Looking for a keepsake of your trip or a gift to take home? Shopping is a favorite pass time in Door County. Choices include treats made from Door County cherries, unique clothing, original artwork and so much more!
  • Spas Put the “R” in relaxation and enjoy a little pampering at one of the local day spas.
  • Sunrise & Sunset Schedule Enjoy a spectacular sunset from the resort’s shoreline dock or the marina in Sister Bay.  Check the schedule for approximate times during your visit.
  • Wineries & Breweries Five wineries offer the opportunity to tour and taste. One local microbrewery offers its brew and Death’s Door Vodka and Gin are made from grain and wild berries harvested on Washington Island.