Aug 24, 2018


The September Itinerary Ideas list includes some Door County favorites! Feel free to send us a message and let us know what your personal favorites in Door County are… we love hearing about your trip! These ideas are for a two day Door County Vacation!

Come on up to Door County and kick off your first night with a visit to Sonny’s Pizzeria! Our guests love the food and close location… right next door! Sonny’s family owned pizzeria burst onto the scene over 20 years ago and ever since has worked hard to earn the #1 spot in Door County for gourmet Chicago Style Pizza and authentic Verace Pizza Napoletana. Crafted from the finest, freshest, and local ingredients, the pizzas are baked in a stone oven with a wood fire. Sonny’s also offers pasta, chicken, sandwiches, baby back ribs, jumbo shrimp, salads, desserts, craft beers, an extensive wine list and banquet facilities.

Make plans to visit the Door County Historical Museum when you wake up on day two! There is plenty to see at the museum! Educational displays tell the story from the settlement of Door County onward. In the Pioneer Fire Station children may sit in a restored 1920 fire truck. The spectacular Seasons of Life wildlife diorama contains over 100 species of native birds and animals including a black bear, a white-tailed deer, and a Wisconsin badger. A theater features DVDs about Door County’s unique history. Open 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, May thru October.

When you are finished browsing the museum head over to Harbor Fish Market for a memorable lunch. Located in a historic 120-year-old building in downtown Baileys Harbor with an exceptional view of the harbor, Harbor Fish Market is proud to serve a fabulous collection of fresh seafood and meats. The restaurant serves live Maine lobster, freshly shucked oysters and fantastic Midwestern steaks. The wine list is one of the finest in the Midwest. Exceptional desserts. Outside water view dining in season. Traditional New England Lobster boil Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings.

Before dinner, take a trip to the Door Peninsula Winery for some wine tasting! Visit Door County’s original winery featuring tours and wine tasting of over 50 fruit, varietal- fruit blend and premium grape wines. Located bayside on Hwy 42 in Carlsville (8 miles north of Sturgeon Bay or 6 miles south of Egg Harbor). Shop for wine accessories, gifts and gourmet foods. Make reservations for events or book a private tasting and tour.

Try Chives Restaurant for dinner. Chives Restaurant is located in Downtown Baileys Harbor Offering choices for everyone from burgers and daily sandwich and pasta features, to fresh seasonal cuisine utilizing local ingredients at great prices. Chives is a casual atmosphere inspired by owner, JR Schoenfeld. Chives stellar reputation for food quality, presentation, and value are well earned. By offering delectable specialty items in all price ranges every day, Chives always offers a fresh experience.

Spend some time relaxing after lunch. Enjoy a dip in the indoor pool. Take some time to enjoy the amenities at Bridgeport Resort! The recreation area features a two story vaulted ceiling adorned with natural wood, heated pool, a whirlpool, a sauna and an indoor children’s splash park.

Start off your final day in Door County with a hearty breakfast at the White Gull Inn. This classic B&B in Fish Creek occupies a Victorian house, 2 annexes and cottages, and lies a 5-minute walk from Sunset Beach Park and 0.7 miles from Peninsula State Park. Breakfast at the cozy restaurant is open to the public; it also offers lunch, dinner, seasonal outdoor fish boils (a regional specialty) and live folk music events.

Before heading home, take some time to explore Peninsula Park. Peninsula State Park is a 3,776-acre Wisconsin state park with eight miles of the Green Bay shoreline in Door County. Peninsula is the third largest state park in Wisconsin. Considered Wisconsin’s most complete park, Peninsula has 468 campsites, three group camps, a summer theater, an 18-hole golf course, sand beach, biking, hiking and ski trails, 150-foot bluffs, a lighthouse and eight miles of Door County shoreline. The park is open year-round.

Wherever you go in Door County, I hope that your time is full of time with family and friends!

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