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Do You Think Door County When You Think Spring Break?

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    Posted: February 1, 2020

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Sturgeon Bay is one of the unsung destinations for a spring break full of relaxation and fun.

Each of the four seasons in Sturgeon Bay boasts its own wonders, and spring is one of the most wonderful times of the year. It’s a time for rejuvenation when the beauty of Door County begins its reawakening.

This hidden gem may not be your first thought for a typical spring break, but when you see all that our area has to offer, you can be sure it truly is an escape from the hustle-and-bustle. With so many things to do during spring break in Sturgeon Bay, it’s perfect for everyone. 

The Best Things to Do in Sturgeon Bay for Spring Break

What is Spring Break to you? Is it a time to get away by yourself or with a loved one to stretch out after a long winter? Or is it a week to find something to do with your kids that are home from school?

Sturgeon Bay is home to many family-friendly restaurants and attractions as well as more intimate settings for a grownup retreat. Whatever spring break means to you, we have something for everyone looking to enjoy the beauty of Door County this spring with a variety of rooms available for all sizes of parties.

A Quiet Getaway

If you’re looking to unwind in the kid-free way, you can cozy up in our one bedroom suites with your own kitchen, whirlpool tub, dining room and deck with a water view. Then relax with our in-house massage services.

Go on a lunch date at The Bluefront Café in historic Sturgeon Bay. Enjoy this local favorite’s sandwiches, homemade sweets, organic coffee, wines and microbrews.

For dinner, treat yourself to the delicacies at Donny’s Glidden Lodge. With a romantic view of the lake, you will be sure to enjoy your company over expertly prepared gourmet dishes and a bottle of wine.

Then get out and enjoy the town for some fun with these local favorites…

  • Marvel at the many sights on a trolley tour
  • Take in a show at Third Avenue Playhouse or Rogue Theater
  • Sample the local flavors on a tour of one of our many wineries
  • Enjoy dinner and a cocktail at a local eatery and pub
  • Rejuvenate at a day spa

Spring family fun Sturgeon Bay

Fun for the Whole Family

Sturgeon Bay is an idyllic destination for a stimulating family retreat. With all the great indoor and outdoor activities to explore, your whole family will find something to love.

Hiking the trails in Potawatomi State Park will give breath taking views of the bay and a chance for your family to reconnect with nature. Make your way to the 75-foot observation tower for a bird’s eye view of the surrounding area.

Learn about Sturgeon Bay’s shipping industry at the Door County Maritime Museum where you can check out tugboats, model ships and even the history of local shipwrecks. Then look across the bay through a submarine periscope to spy on Door County’s largest shipbuilder, Bay Shipbuilding.

For more family-friendly ideas check these out…

  • Have some fun indoors at the newly reopened Cherry Lanes with bowling and arcade games
  • Explore nature at parks and on walking paths
  • Study local history at the museums
  • Catch a movie Sturgeon Bay Cinema 6
  • Visit a lighthouse

Events from the Calendar

Sturgeon Bay’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Come show your Irish spirit with this fun-for-all event.

The winter fleet plans to begin “shoving off” in late March, weather permitting. Marvel at these massive ships as they depart from Sturgeon Bay to begin another season of hard work.

Experience Spring at Bay Shore Inn

Bay Shore Inn’s offerings

  • In-suite kitchens
  • Spacious rooms
  • Accommodations for large or small groups
  • Game room
  • Fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • DVDs and games available at the front desk
  • In house massage services

Ready to plan your spring break in Sturgeon Bay? Book now to save with our seasonal packages!