Fifteen Door County Ice Cream Favorites! Plus Moo’s!

August 20th, 2015

1. Door County Ice Cream Factory & Sandwich Shoppe
North Sister Bay
corner of Beach Rd & Hwy 42
11051 State Highway 42
Sister Bay, WI 54234

2. Wilson’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor
9990 Water Street
Ephraim, WI 54211
Phone: (920) 854-2041

3. Door County Candy LLC
12 N. 3rd Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

4. Double Delites
7818 Hwy 42
Egg Harbor, Wi 54209

5. Not Licked Yet Frozen Custard
4054 WI-42
Fish Creek, WI 54212
(920) 868-2617

6. Culver’s
5581 Gordon Rd.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 746-0870

7. Dippy’s Ice Cream Shop
Founder’s Square
Downtown Fish Creek, WI 54212
(920) 868-2395

8. Schopf Hilltop Dairy
5169 Co Rd I
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 743-0212

9. DQ / Orange Julius Store
902 Egg Harbor Rd
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 743-5495

10. Chocolate Chicken
7821 Horseshoe Bay Rd
Egg Harbor, WI 54209
(920) 868-3983

11. Frozen Spoon
210 N 1st Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 818-0250

12. Grandma Tommy’s
4020 WI-42
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 743-2800

13. Joe Jo’s Pizza and Gelato
10420 N Water St, Sister Bay, WI 54234
(920) 215-2078

14. PC Junction
7898 Co Rd A, Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
(920) 839-2048

15. Renard’s Cheese and Deli
2189 County Rd DK, Sturgeon Bay, WI
(920) 825-7272

16. Malibu Moo’s
151 Maple Street, Fish Creek, WI 54212

Water Activities in Door County

August 7th, 2015

Summer is in full swing in Door County. One of the most refreshing ways to pass a hot summer day in Door County is by hanging out in the water. It doesn’t take very long to find water in Door County! The area is located on the Bay of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. There are many different water activities to enjoy in Door County.

Door County Boat Rental
Door County Maritime Museum
120 N Madison Sturgeon Bay WI 54235

Available for Rental: Speed boat, Pontoon Boat, Fishing Boat, Sailboat, Jet Ski, Canoes.
Charters: Waterski, tubing, and fishing charters available.

Bay Shore Outfitters
27 South Madison Avenue
Sturgeon Bay WI 54235

Available for Rental: Kayaks and Stand up paddle boards.
Kayak Tours Available

Lakeshore Adventures
8113 Hwy 57
Bailey’s Harbor, WI 54202

Charter Fishing Kayak Tours, Snorkeling, Shipwreck Diving Available for Rental: Jet Ski, Kayaks, Power Boat, Pontoon, Paddle Boards, Snorkeling Equipment, Wet Suit, Snorkel Vest, Underwater Digital Camera, Air Tank Refills

Sister Bay Boat Rentals
Sister Bay Marina
10733 N. Bay Shore Drive
Sister Bay, Wisconsin 54234

Available for Rental: Ski/Tube/Kneeboard Boats, Deck Boats Jet Skis, Pontoon Boats, fishing boats, Wakeboards, Skis, Kneeboards, Tubes

Washington Island Ferry
264 Lobdell Point Road
Washington, WI 54246
(800) 223-2094

Washington Island Ferry, Rock Island Ferry, Cherry Train

Wisconsin Water Wings Para-sailing
9993 Hwy 42
Ephraim, WI 54211

Parasail Rides

Chicago Fireboat Cruise
120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 495-6454

Fireboat Cruises

Peninsula State Park
9462 Shore Rd.
Fish Creek, WI 54212

Nicolet Beach Concession rents canoes, kayaks, bicycles, tandems and tagalongs.

Sturgeon Bay Fish Fry

July 23rd, 2015

Door County is home to many restaurants and a wide variety of cuisines. A fish fry is a meal containing battered or breaded fried fish. It typically also includes french fries, coleslaw, hushpuppies, lemon slices, tartar sauce, hot sauce, malt vinegar and dessert. A Fish fry is often a popular Friday night meal. Try one of these Friday Night Fish Fries in Sturgeon Bay!

Brick Lot Pub and Grill
253 North 3rd Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Inn at Cedar Crossing
336 Louisiana St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

The Mill Supper Club
4128 Hwy42/57
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Nightingale Supper Club
1541 Egg Harbor Road
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Sonny’s Pizzeria
129 N. Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Stone Harbor
107 North First Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Waterfront Mary’s Bar and Grill
3662 N. Duluth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay WI 54235

Woldt’s Corner Pub
911 Green Bay Road
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Kona Bay Fish House
1640 Memorial Drive
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Sunset Grill
3810 Riley’s Point Road
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

The Fishing Hole
6962 County Rd M
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Wave Pointe Marina and Resort
Gilmo’s Bar and Grill
3600 County CC
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235



Door County Beaches

July 5th, 2015

Door County is home to numerous swimming beaches. If fact… Door County has fifty three public beaches! You can download a pdf of the Door County Beaches to print. Here is a preview of some of the more popular ones…

Door County Beaches

If you will be staying at Bridgeport Resort in Sturgeon Bay, there are two Sturgeon Bay Beaches that are very close by.

Otumba Park
32 North Joliet Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

This three acre park is located on West Juniper and North Joliet Avenue on the west side of Sturgeon Bay. Facilities include a picnic shelter building with restrooms, playground equipment, beach area, two lighted tennis courts, one lighted basketball court, grills, parking area and walkway connecting to the waterfront. You’ll enjoy Otumba Park as you take in the beautiful view of the adjacent shoreline looking towards Green Bay waters.

Sunset Park
747 North 3rd Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

This is a forty one acre park on the west side of North 3rd Avenue, including eighteen acre “Little Lake”. Facilities include Frank Grasse Shelter building with restrooms (limited handicapped accessibility), swimming beach, four tennis courts (two lighted), one basketball court, exercise course, two lane launching ramps, transient docking pier (2 hour limit), ½ mile walking, jogging, bike trail, nine hole Frisbee Golf Course, and two areas with playground equipment. Sunset Park is a popular location for shore fishing or just enjoying the sunset over the Bay.

Sturgeon Bay Bar and Grill

June 21st, 2015


For those days when you are looking for a burger and nothing but a pub burger will do… try a few of the local choices on this list.

Grey Stone Castle
8 N Madison Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-3414    920-743-9923
The tradition of fine food and libation has always been a preference of locals and tourists alike especially due to their signature prime rib steak sandwich, burgers, and pan-fried fish. Once inside it appears to be a museum itself for it is the home to Greg Ebel’s awesome personal mount upon mount lining the walls. It is a walk “on the wild side” with trophies from bear to boar and salmon to sturgeon. Come in to see the only bar in Sturgeon Bay with mounted Sturgeons.

Nautical Inn
234 Kentucky St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2512    920-746-6706
Serving appetizers, fresh sandwiches, delicious burgers, Made to order pizza, steaks, ribs, and a great Friday fish fry menu. You can’t miss our all you can eat pasta buffet featuring two types of soup, bread, salad bar, and a variety of pasta sauces and topping choices. Full bar also available. Come enjoy a drink in our beer garden!

Kitty O’Reilly’s Irish Pub
59 E Oak St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2721    920-743-7441
Join Kitty O’Reillys Irish Pub and experience the liveliest Pub on the Historic West side of Sturgeon Bay. Walking distance from the marina and boutique shops, enjoy the newest version of old Ireland for lunch and dinner and choose from a great selection of food and spirits including some of Ireland’s favorite tastes. We offer a large selection of domestic, craft, and imported beers, premium liquors, and wines.

Birmingham Bar & Cottages
4709 Bay Shore Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235    (920) 743-5215
Birmingham’s Bar and Restaurant has a wide variety of menu items available on a daily basis. Visit on Monday for the famous Birmingham Burgers, Sample frog legs on Tuesday or come in on Saturday for a half roasted chicken. Whatever day you choose to visit, there will be something special on the menu.

Red Room
66 S 3rd Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2247    920-743-3913
Visitors say… “Best food for the price hands down, $2.75 for a cheese burger. The chili is phenomenal, $2.25 for a bowl! I eat there about once a week. Great staff and fast. Fun historic local bar, .25 pool, cheap food well made drinks, really nice corner bar. Came here after a full day of sailing in Sturgeon Bay. Family run place.”

Valmy Happy Hour
4418 Whitefish Bay Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-9589    920-743-6236
The Trip Advisor Reviews alone will leave you wanting to try the burgers at Valmy Happy Hour. Visitors raved about the burgers, the scallops, the perch, the prices and the bartender.

Door County Fire Company
38 S. 3rd Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235    920-818-0625
The Fire Co.’s Engine Room Ale House offers casual dining and an excellent beer selection. Commercial fishing on the Great Lakes began in the 1820s and regulations ensure that fish are harvested sustain-ably from the Great Lakes. Marique’s Fish Company in Green Bay and Hickey Brothers Fishery in Baileys Harbor supply our fish.

Brick Lot Pub & Grill
253 N 3rd Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235    (920) 743-9339
Midwest Pub and Grill, 1st Pub in Door County to serve until bar close and to DELIVER until MIDNIGHT – 7 Days a week. Dinner specials, signature drinks and live music every Friday Night.

164 N 3rd Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235    (920) 743-3933
Poh’s Corner Pub is a pub offering quality service and good food. Visitors say, “$1.50 beer, cheap good burgers-you can’t beat it! They have a dart board, Pool Table, and a handful of TVs, so watching the Badger game was perfect there!”

Benny D’z
23 W Oak Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235   920-743-6040
Benny D’z, in the historic Bay View Opera House, is the newest hot spot for casual fine dining and home for live entertainment in Sturgeon Bay’s West Side. Menu includes appetizers, pizza, sandwiches and daily specials such as sushi night, gyro night or Cajun night.

The Grill Room – Cherry Hills Golf
5905 Dunn Road, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 (920) 743 3457
Enjoy great fun, food and refreshments after your round in our relaxing bar with amazing views overlooking the course. Soak in the sun on our outdoor balcony or relax inside while catching the big game on TV.

Gilmo’s Bar & Bistro
3600 County Road Cc, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235   920-824-5440
Daily specials such as baby back ribs, perch, all you can eat whitefish, prime rib, crab legs and shrimp. The lunch menu is more relaxed and offers items such as build your own sandwich.

Butch’s Pizza
112 S 3rd Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235    (920) 743-3845

Fishing Hole
6962 County Road M, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 (920) 743-9814
Open 7 days a week serving ice cold beer and cocktails! Come check out our “not your typical bar food” menu & delicious homemade pizzas! Stop in and be served by our fun and friendly staff or have a chat with the owners, Brian & Sheila.



Door County Boat Tours

June 7th, 2015

Door County has two hundred ninety eight miles of shoreline. Water activities abound from water skiing to swimming to sailing. You can find a great list of water activities here. Looking to hang out on the beach? Public beaches can be found all up and down the shoreline.

Boat tours are a great way to take in the sights of Door County. Here are some ideas for Door County Boat Tours.

Fish Creek Scenic Boat Tours
9448 Spruce Street, Fish Creek, WI (920) 421-4442
Come cruise aboard our 69 passenger partly covered, partly open tour boat docked downtown Fish Creek. We offer daily narrated tours to Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, Peninsula State Park, Millionaire’s Row, Eagle Cave, Egg Harbor, Ephraim and the many islands, bluffs and beaches surrounding Door County. We offer refreshments on board, but you are welcome to bring your own carry-on snacks & beverages of choice. Our daily sunset cruise offers free live music. Don’t miss our special Fireworks cruises scheduled throughout the season.

Door County Adventure Rafting
4150 Maple St, Fish Creek, WI (920) 559-6106
Door County Adventure Rafting is a safe, high speed, tour boat located in Door County, WI. Book a charter on our raft and cruise along the shores of Lake Michigan and Green Bay. Get closer than you ever could have imagined to Adventure Island, Little Strawberry Island, Jack Island, and Pirate Island. Explore the deserted beaches of Horseshoe Island and Chambers Island while you escape the crowds of other Door County sights. Our raft takes you along the breathtaking shoreline of Fish Creek, Ephraim, and Peninsula State Park. See the historic Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, Anderson Dock, shipwrecks, and many other Door County highlights.

Shoreline Charters
920-854-4707 Sister Bay 920-421-0922
Gills Rock Join us on one of our scenic cruises and see the Door County Peninsula and Great Lakes Lighthouses as they should be seen, from the water. Our knowledgeable Captains and crew will show you cliffs, caves, lighthouses, shipwreck locations, waterfront estates and share local history and nautical folklore. We have three boats departing from either Sister Bay, Gills Rock, or Washington Island. Choose from either one of our daily tours or charter a boat privately and create your own adventure. We know these waters, we love these waters and hope to see you aboard.

Chicago Fireboat Legend Cruises
Adjacent to Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay , WI 54235 (920) 495-6454
Each narrated tour lasts 1-1/2 hours and cruises either through the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal or to Sherwood Point Lighthouse (weather permitting). Snacks and refreshments, including full bar, are available on board for sale during the cruise. No carry-ons, please. There is also an onboard memorabilia and gift salon. The boat is equipped with restrooms. Pets are welcome.

Classic Boat Tours of Door County
9145 Spring Rd., Fish Creek, WI 54212 (920)421-2080 or (920)868-2949
Design your own private boat tour! The “Ava Lil” is a 21′ Cape Craft WalkAround, powered by a 150 hp Yamaha four stroke outboard engine. The “Ava Lil” has full canvas (removable in summer), an open cockpit (just right for talking, snacking and taking pictures), a closed bow and a small cabin. Fast or slow, the “Ava Lil” goes where you want at your pace. Everything is aboard: life jackets, porta-potty, binoculars, sunscreen, radio, GPS, narration and fun. We even give you a complimentary picture(s) of your cruise.

Door County Kayak Tours
8442 Hwy 42, Fish Creek , WI 54212 (920) 868-1400
When you go kayaking with a Guided Door County Kayak Tour you will be able to relax and take in some of the most beautiful scenery in the Midwest. Besides the scenery, it is our guides who will make your tour. Years of exploration have pinpointed the greatest tour locations around the peninsula. We hand selected the very best places to tour. We explore Door County’s 300 miles of shoreline that is tucked away in the bays, estuaries, bluffs, and caves. Each world-class location on our Door County Tour hosts spectacular picturesque bluffs, caves, lighthouses, shipwrecks and more.

The Island Clipper
12731 Hwy. 42, Gills Rock, WI 54210 (920) 854-2972
Ride aboard the Island Clipper to Washington Island. The Island Clipper departs Gills Rock at the tip of the Door Peninsula and carries visitors through island-studded waters to picturesque Washington Island. Relaxing seven mile trip includes narration of your voyage through Porte Des Morts (Death’s Door) by Captain Voight. Enjoy the view of two of Door County’s famous lighthouses on Pilot Island and Plum Island


Door County Fast Food Options

May 24th, 2015

Trying new places to eat can be a truly wonderful vacation experience. Door County has a wide variety of family owned and operated restaurants of all different types of cuisines. In fact, Trip Advisor lists seventy seven restaurants in Sturgeon Bay alone and one hundred eighty nine restaurants in Door County.

Sometimes, when traveling all you really want is to bite into the familiar taste of good old fast food… especially when you have had a long day of traveling or sightseeing.  Sturgeon Bay is home to eight quick service restaurants. Each listing is attached to the menu when available in case you would like to pre decide your meal!

1463 Egg Harbor Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235    920-746-0666

Dairy Queen
902 Egg Harbor Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235   920-743-5495

1212 Egg Harbor Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235  920-743-2622

1331 Green Bay Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235  (920) 743-3207

Taco Bell
1309 Green Bay Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235   (920) 746-5258

5581 Gordon Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-9606    920-746-0870

Are you hungry for something fast but still want to try the local flavor? Sturgeon Bay has a quick service restaurant that you may enjoy.

Fatzo’s Pizza and Subs has a wide variety of menu items available including pizza, hot and cold subs, tacos, hot dogs, soups and salads.
46 Green Bay Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235    (920) 743-6300


Door County Lighthouses

May 5th, 2015

Door County is home to eleven lighthouses. Not all Door County Lighthouses are open to visitors at all times of the year. The best time to visit Door County if you are looking to tour as many lighthouses as possible is during the Door County Lighthouse Festival held in June each year. This year’s Door County Lighthouse Festival will be June 12th to June 14th, 2015. During the Annual Door County Lighthouse Festival, there are twelve different lighthouse tours including a Trolley Tour, a Ghost Tour or even a Lighthouse Cruise Tour. Visit the Door County Maritime Museum for more information.

The most accessible of the Door County Lighthouses are the Cana Island Lighthouse, Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, Canal Station Lighthouse and Baileys Harbor Range Lights. Find a printable Door County Lighthouse Map complete with lighthouse locations, history and information on visiting.

Baileys Harbor Range Lights

Baileys Harbor Range Lights

Cana Island Lighthouse

Cana Island Lighthouse

Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal North Pierhead Light

Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal North Pierhead Light

Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Light

Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Light

Chambers Island Lighthouse

Chambers Island Lighthouse

Eagle Bluff Lighthouse

Eagle Bluff Lighthouse

Old Baileys Harbor (Bird Cage) Lighthouse

Old Baileys Harbor (Bird Cage) Lighthouse

Pilot Island Lighthouse

Pilot Island Lighthouse

Plum Island Lighthouse

Plum Island Lighthouse

Pottawatomie Lighthouse

Pottawatomie Lighthouse

Sherwood Point Lighthouse

Sherwood Point Lighthouse

Specialty Restaurants in Sturgeon Bay

April 25th, 2015

Sturgeon Bay has many different types of restaurants available to fit any taste! Here are a few popular specialty food restaurants that are available.


Mandarin Garden Restaurant
512 S Lansing Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235    920-746-9122
Mandarin Garden, where we strive to offer you a wonderful dining experience. Our creative menu features a variety of specialties prepared only with the highest quality ingredients available. If you’re in the mood for delicious food, fast, friendly service and a warm and welcoming ambiance, then stop by Mandarin Garden today. Come see what all your friends and neighbors are talking about!

Hong Kong Buffet
1300 Egg Harbor Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-1284  920-746-5555
Scrumptious food made from the freshest and finest ingredients because you deserve nothing less—welcome to Hong Kong Buffet of Sturgeon Bay, WI! We serve great-tasting Chinese / American dishes—from moo shu and lo mein to foo young, seafood, special diet menu, and more, we got them all! We offer over 200 items weekly, and over 60 items daily for lunch, dinner, and Sunday all day buffet


214 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235    920-495-7239
Door County’s very own mobile restaurant! We are located in Sturgeon Bay every Thursday and Friday through October. Location varies on weekends. Our lunch menu includes pulled pork, beef or vegetarian burritos & tacos (gluten options available). We also feature homemade aguas frescas and cold brew coffee

Hot Tamales
26 E Oak St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2722 920-746-0600
Each meal is prepared daily with the freshest and best ingredients. None of our meals are frozen and reheated in the microwave. Come in and explore our great menu items including quesadillas, tacos, tamales, burritos, enchiladas, and so much more.

El Sazon
1449 Green Bay Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 920-743-6740
El Sazon Mexican Restaurant offers authentic Mexican cuisine in Sturgeon Bay, WI. Family owned, we welcome you to dine with us or take out a delightful selection of mouth-watering Mexican food and experience our friendly service to your satisfaction.


Sonny’s Pizzeria
129 N Madison Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235    920-743-2300
Sonny’s pizzas are served with the finest and freshest toppings and ingredients available! We feature: Thick or Thin Crust Chicago Style Pizza, Deep Dish Chicago Style Pizza, Stuffed Chicago Style Pizza

Trattoria Dal Santo
117 N 3rd Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2415    920-743-6100
Trattoria Dal Santo offers diners an unique experience of Northern Italian cooking along with fine wines and beer served in a comfortable, casual atmosphere. Come visit Sturgeon Bay’s romantic, moderately priced, Italian restaurant for the ambiance, for the food, for the wine, and for that little touch of Italy in Door County.



Discover Door County

April 6th, 2015

Door County is approximately seventy miles long and eighteen miles wide. Due to the unique shape of the county, there are about three hundred miles of shoreline and Door County is surrounded by water on three sides.

You can drive from one end of Door County to the other in about an hour… if you do not stop to play along the way. Many people like to make a day trip of driving Door County. Here are a few ideas for what to do and see along the way.

Bridgeport Resort is centrally located in Downtown Sturgeon Bay. Sturgeon Bay is the only city in Door County. Make reservations to stay at Bridgeport Resort and enjoy the comforts of an onsite indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, children’s splash play area, outdoor pool, exercise room and children’s game room. Make Bridgeport Resort your home base while exploring Door County!

Sturgeon Bay

The Farm: Cuddle a kitten, Share with a sheep, Pat a piglet and Talk to a turkey.

Door County Historical Museum: The spectaular “Seasons of Life” wildlife diorama by nationally renowned taxidermist Mike Orthober features over 100 native species.

Potawatomi State Park: The park offers a variety of biking trails, six miles of hiking trails, camping, groomed ski trails, snowmobiling trails, an observation tour, boat ramp, and fishing hot spots.


Door County Coffee: Door County Coffee is a small, family-owned business, roasting coffee the old-fashioned way, in small batches to exacting specifications.

Door County Distillery: Door County Distillery is the first in Door County to produce vodka, gin and fruit infused vodka.

Egg Harbor

Door County Adventure Center: Zip Line Tours, Kayak Tours, Rentals, Youth Camps, Destination Trips, Team Building

Wood Orchard Market: A third generation business farming almost 200 acres of primarily Honeycrisp apples along with strawberries, raspberries, cherries, and spring vegetables.

Fish Creek

Hands On Art Studio: Hands On Art Studio is a do-it-yourself Door County destination, offering patrons a freewheeling walk-in art experience, no reservations needed.

Skyway Drive in Theatre: The Skyway first opened its front gate on July 26th, 1950. Movies have lit up the screen every summer since then, making it the 2nd longest continuously running drive-in in Wisconsin.

Peninsula State Park: Considered Wisconsin’s most complete park, Peninsula offers 468 campsites, three group camps, a summer theater, an 18-hole golf course, sand beach, bike trails, a lighthouse and eight miles of Door County shoreline. The rollicking waves that skip towards Peninsula’s sky high bluffs are part of the Niagara Escarpment


Wilson’s Ice Cream: Old-fashioned soda fountain and ice cream specialties, home-brewed draft root beer, flame broiled burgers and juke boxes playing the classics. Rusty Rabbit Shop Gifts, home decor items, clothing and accessories, garden items, and our own handmade sprinklers.

Sister Bay Pirates Cove Adventure Golf: Putt your way through caves, over footbridges, and under cascading waterfalls, all amidst a fun-filled atmosphere of natural wonders, extraordinary landscaping, and enchanting pirate lore.

Seaquist Orchards Farm Market: 72 flavors of jam, jelly, pie fillings, salsas, mustards, homemade fudge, syrups and much more.

Ellison Bay/Gills Rock/Rowley Bay

Island Orchard Cider: Island Orchard’s ciders are dry with a subtle fruit flavor, making them a dramatic contrast to the mass-produced American ciders found in bars and grocery stores.

Charlie’s Smokehouse: Charlie’s Smokehouse, one of the most famous smokehouses on the Great Lakes, has all kinds of freshly smoked fish, including lushly textured whitefish from towns along the shores of Lake Michigan. We also offer smoked imported specialties like Canadian lake trout, Pacific salmon and our newest addition, Atlantic salmon.

Washington Island

Wisconsin Island Art and Nature Center: The WIANC is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the creative arts and nature studies to Washington Island residents and visitors.

Cherry Train Tours: Enjoy our tour of Washington Island, up to 2 hours in length with three selected stops along the way. Learn island history and living folklore and legends, accompanied by your expert tour guide.

Rock Island

Rock Island State Park: This primitive island off the tip of the Door County Peninsula and northeast Location of Washington Island in Lake Michigan offers hiking trails, the oldest lighthouse in Wisconsin and 2000 feet of beach.

Washington Island Ferry: Vehicles are not allowed on Rock Island, making it a unique Wisconsin State Park experience

Bailey’s Harbor Bjorklunden Chapel: Boynton Chapel is a small wooden chapel built in a late 12th-century Norwegian stave church (stavkirke) style

Cana Island Lighthouse: Travel back in time and explore one of Door County Wisconsin’s most popular lighthouses that’s been standing watch on the shore of Lake Michigan for more than 140 years.


Simon Creek Vineyard and Winery: Wine, live music, tours and tastings.

Jacksonport Craft Cottage Gifts: Highlights in the shop include Amish quilts, wall hangings, pillows and rugs; baby quilts; cloth dolls; children’s wooden toys; Amish dolls; turned wooden bowls and vases; doll clothes of all sizes; our exclusive functional ceramic pieces featuring picturesque Door County lighthouses; ladies and mens specialty shirts; personalized Christmas ornaments; Door County water colors; Halloween & Christmas corners and our exclusive Door County Lighthouse Pin series. We also feature a gallery of local artists.

Whitefish Dunes State Park: Whitefish Dunes State Park protects the fragile dune environment on Locationthe eastern Door County Peninsula. Stroll along Lake Michigan, watch waterfowl at Clark Lake, use the boardwalk to discover the wetlands or relax on one of the many trails throughout the forested sand dunes and beech forest.