If you’re exploring Door County with a group, you may want to venture out of your cozy Bay Shore Inn room to see a little of what the area has to offer. Whether you are looking for group activities for adults, children, or colleagues, there is always plenty to try.
Lace up your boots for a hike through the terrain, take a sunset kayak tour, try a party bike, or take the whole family for some mini golf, there is enough to keep your weekend packed full of fun and adventure.
Feeling like exploring Door County’s terrain on foot? Visit Potawatomi State Park on the shore of Sturgeon Bay for 1,200 acres of gently rolling upland terrain, steep slopes, and rugged limestone cliffs. Pack a lunch and rest in their shelter or picnic along the south shoreline.
Stroll along Lake Michigan or on one of the many trails throughout the huge sand dunes and forest at Whitefish Dunes State Park. Visit the nature center which features year-round programs and exhibitions. You can also enjoy a picnic at the reservable picnic shelter that overlooks Lake Michigan.
Interested in ecological restoration? The Crossroads at Big Creek boasts four different trails through their 200-acre nature preserve, as well as a heritage garden.
Get on the Water
Take a kayak out on your own, or book some of the popular kayak tours hosted by Peninsula Kayak Company (they even offer a sunset tour). Not into kayaks? They also offer paddleboard rentals, as well as paddleboard yoga and basic paddleboard training.
Enjoy more group activities and private tours hosted by Cave Point Paddle and Pedal. Get the chills with a shipwreck tour, or paddle through Cave Point.
Want to try your hand at catching walleye, bass, perch, and whitefish? Go fishing with Wacky Walleye Guide Service and explore open water fishing or come back in the winter and try some ice fishing!
Distillery or Winery Tours
Take a tasty trip to Door County Distillery for tastings, cocktails, and tours! Stay a while and enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail or flight on their outside pavilion or sit back and enjoy the fireplace on a chillier day.
Have a larger group and want to have some boozy fun? Try the Sturgeon Bay’s Foxy Pedaler. Sip some cocktails and pedal the party bike while enjoying the sites of downtown Sturgeon Bay.
If you want to experience all the boozy goodness Door County has to offer, choose from a wide variety of different drinking tours offered by Door County Trolley! Enjoy a wine, spirits, and brew tour, a Bloody Mary and brunch tour, wine, champagne, and charcuterie tour, or one of their many fun seasonal tours!
Visit the Door County Peninsula Winery and sip their award-winning wines! Come, relax, and share a bottle.
Learn about Door County
Learn about Door County’s maritime history through their three locations: the Door County Maritime Museum, as well as the Cana Island Lighthouse in Baileys Harbor, and the Death’s Door Maritime Museum in Gills Rock.
If you would prefer to go at your own pace, you can take a few different self-guided walking tours. Take a stroll through beautiful neighborhoods in Sturgeon Bay by downloading the walking tour map on the official Sturgeon Bay website. Otherwise, try the History and Local Culture Tour, a 72-hour historical self-guided tour through Destination Door County.
Bring the whole family for 18 holes at Salty Seagull Miniature Golf! Complete with ADA access, this course presents an exciting, challenging, and entertaining attraction for all.
Have you ever been on a zip line before? How about rock climbing? The Door County Adventure Center is a one-stop shop for team building retreats, kayaks, paddleboards, zip lines, camping, and an adventure park including recreational rock climbing!
If you aren’t already staying at the cozy Bay Shore Inn, book your room now and start planning your group activities in Door County!