Pumpkin Picking

How to Pick the Perfect Pumpkin in Sturgeon Bay

Fall is a beautiful season in Sturgeon Bay…and far from boring. Between driving on winding roads framed with vivid orange and gold leaves, harvesting a bushel of apples, and heading out to a patch for pumpkin picking in October, there are plenty of activities to enjoy. But many don’t realize that there’s more to finding the … Read more

Gluten-Free Dining

5 Gluten-Free Restaurants to Enjoy in Door County

It’s tough traveling with dietary restrictions. Back home, in everyday life, you get into a groove of cooking the right foods, buying the right snacks, and knowing the local hotspots for gluten-friendly meals out. But here – on vacation – you’re in a foreign land where it’s rarely convenient to stick to your normal eating regimen. Thankfully, … Read more

Fish Boil

Door County Fish Boils: A Tradition Like No Other

On your first visit to our peninsula, you’ll quickly learn that there are many experiences that are difficult to find anywhere else – chief among them are Door County Fish Boils. A tradition that reaches back over several generations to 19th century Swedish and Norwegian settlers, this method of cooking delicious whitefish began as the most … Read more

Door County Wineries

Door County Wineries: The Top 4 Stops Near Sturgeon Bay

American icon Buffalo Bill Cody, may have said it best: “I could never resist the call of the trail.” His words ring true in Wisconsin today – although it’s the Door County Wine Trail that beckons. There are many ways to explore the infectious culture of our scenic peninsula, but the Door County Wine Trail … Read more

Cana Island

Door County Lighthouses: 3 You Can’t Miss in Sturgeon Bay

What’s the best way to take in all the rich maritime history and seasonal beauty that Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula has to offer? How about a bird’s eye view from atop one of many historic Door County Lighthouses? More than a few of these historic landmarks were built over 100 years ago, and – although fully … Read more

Unique Breweries

The Many Unique Breweries of Door County

Door County’s history of breweries is as potent as the brews themselves. During prohibition the man who founded the American Academy of Brewing, chemist Robert ‘Doc’ Wahl, closed his academy in Chicago and purchased an orchard in Door County when brewing was no longer allowed. Once he was settled in, it didn’t take long for Wahl to get … Read more

Spooky Tours

Things to Do: The Spookiest Tours in Door County

It’s true that there are many unsettling and fearsome things in the world, and this is accurately reflected in Door County, Wisconsin, where you’ll find numerous historic buildings, tales from maritime past, and even untimely deaths of former inhabitants. Are you dying to learn more? Hitch a ride on some of the spookiest tours in … Read more