Door County was named the top Christmas hideaway in America by World Property Journal Online.
Door County's Hwy 42 from Egg Harbor to Northport was included in a story titled “50 Most Scenic Drives Across The Country” that ran on RoadAndTrack.com.
Canadian World Traveler included a 2-page story about Door County in their Fall 2016 issue.
Door County was the focus of an editorial features in the Sunday, September 25, 2016 issue of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Local 5 Live, a TV show that airs weekdays from 9-10 AM on WFRV CBS 5, was broadcast live from the shores of Door County on Friday August 5, 2016.
Door County was the feature travel story in the Wall Street Journal’s Off Duty section in the July 16-17, 2016 weekend issue.
Wisconsin Public Television’s popular program Wisconsin Hometown Stories featured an episode all about Door County.
Motor Home magazine ran a feature story highlighting Door County in their April 2016 issue. Headlined “Spring into Door County, Wisconsin” the story shares a spring visit to the area through the eyes of travel journalist James Richardson.
The popular television program Discover Wisconsin will visit Washington & Rock Islands this weekend in their latest installment of the long-running travel show.
Door County was one of eight destinations featured in an article titled " 8 Honeymoon Spots by Sunset" in the Winter 2015 issue of the Knot magazine.
Money Magazine included Door County as 1 of 12 world-wide destinations in an article headlined "Where to go in 2016" in the magazine's January 2016 issue.
Door County was featured in a 9-page travel article in the August 2015 issue of Road Runner magazine. The story highlighted touring Door County via motorcycle. Read a preview of the article here or virtually flip through the entire article in the online version of the August 2015 issue of the magazine on RoadRunner.travel here (turn to page 36 for the beginning of the Door County story)
Door County cherries were featured in a multi-page story titled “Cheers to Cherries” in the July/August 2015 issue of Cooking with Paula Deenmagazine. The July/August 2015 issue was available on newsstands nationwide through August 25, 2015.
Door County was highlighted as one of “5 Perfect Shoulder-Season Destinations in the U.S.” in a story that posted to Fodors online on June 8, 2015.
Door County was featured on The Weather Channel’s AMHQ with Sam Champion show on Friday May 22, 2015 as part of a story about last minute Memorial Day road trips. Elaine Alimonti, the publisher of Budget Travel, talked about Door County and some of the area’s highlights with Sam Champion as part of a story that included 3 different destinations.
Door County was featured in a travel story that ran on NBC’s Today Show on May 18, 2015. The travel story, titled Memorial Day Hot Spots, highlighted select USA getaways from Joe Diaz, AFAR magazine co-founder.
Bike touring in Door County was the subject of an article that ran in the Sunday May 17, 2015 travel section of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Travel journalist Brian Clark talked about available bike tour options and interviewed the owner of Door County Bike Tours for the piece.
Door County’s golf scene was featured in the spring 2015 issue of Los Angeles Travel Magazine.
Door County was featured in a 4½ page feature story in the May 2015 issue of West Suburban Living magazine (Chicago area).
A 1-page “Next Ride” featured Door County in the May 2015 issue of HOG Magazine, the publication of the nationwide Harley Owners Group motorcycle club.
Door County’s own Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant was included in a green travel story that ran in USA Today online on April 25, 2015. The article talked about green roofs.
The Chicago Tribune’s Sunday April 12, 2015 issue included a full page “Fork in the Road” travel story about Door County cherries. Travel journalist Jay Jones wrote about a number of cherry related items including where to buy, where to pick and the history of the cherry industry in Door County.
Door County was featured in a 2-page destination spread in the 2015 issue of Midwest Living’s Best of the Midwest Travel magazine, available on newsstands nationwide through the end of May, 2015.
Door County was highlighted on the WLUK FOX 11 morning news program Good Day Wisconsin on Friday February 27, 2015. Cave Point County Park and Peninsula State Park were featured on multiple segments that highlighted their winter beauty.
Door County was featured in a 2-page destination story in the Spring 2015 issue of Food and Travel magazine, available on newsstands nationwide through May 25. Travel journalist Laura Dean-Shapiro covered outdoor recreation activities, culinary opportunities, wine tours and more.
Wintertime fun in Door County was the focus of an article written by travel journalist Mark Shuman that ran in February 2015 in Midwestern newspapers, including the Kankakee (IL) Daily Journal and the Rochester (MN) Post Bulletin. Mr. Shuman wrote about his family’s winter travel adventures in the county including snowmobiling, visiting Cana Island Lighthouse, museums, dining and more.
Romantic Door County getaway ideas were the topic all morning on WSAW’s Sunrise 7 morning show in central Wisconsin on February 5, 2015. Reporter Kasia Gregorczyk covered a variety of Door County topics and also interviewed spokesperson Jon Jarosh from the Door County Visitor Bureau during the morning news show’s lead up to Valentine’s Day.
The popular Wisconsin Public Television show Around The Corner with John McGivern aired a half-hour episode featuring Door County’s county seat of Sturgeon Bay that premiered statewide on February 5, 2015.
Door County was one of three Wisconsin destinations highlighted in the Dec ’14/Jan ’15 issue of Emerald Coast Magazine. In the story headlined Wisconsin, times three, Door County’s history, geography, activities and culinary highlights were featured along with photography of the area.
Door County was the focus of a travel story by journalist Jim Winnerman in the January 2015 issue of L Magazine. Mr. Winnerman talked about a myriad of activities, restaurants, arts and cultural opportunities offered in Door County as well as the regions famous cherry industry.
The Door County Visitor Bureau is excited to announce the 2017 Door County Official Visitor Guide is now available.
Record breaking year for "Big Bundle Up" campaign in Door County. Campaign collects 1,303 items and donates to twelve local organizations.
The community works together this holiday season to collect warm clothes for those in need this winter.
Door County gift certificates make the perfect gift. Available in denominations of $10, $25, and $50.
DCVB and area visitor centers are collecting winter gear in conjunction with the Wisconsin Department of Tourism to help local charities.
Door County Visitor Bureau Wins Tourism Trailblazer Award for Outstanding Partnerships with their Capture Door County "Seasons Behind the Door" photo book.
Door County CTA Employer of the Year award presented, 2017 Visitor Guide Cover displayed, and new board members elected at DCVB's 91st Annual Meeting.
Door County 2016-2017 Winter Guide Now Available
The Door County Visitor Bureau is excited to announce the opening of a newly installed bicycle self-service station at the Door County Welcome Center in Sturgeon Bay.
At the Door County Visitor Bureau's National Travel & Tourism Week breakfast on May 3, 2016, Randy Zahn was named 2016 Certified Tourism Ambassador of the Year and four Carole Counard scholarships were awarded to area high school students pursuing higher education.
Visitor spending in Door County was up $18.2 million dollars in 2015 and totaled $332.8 million, an increase of 5.79% over the $314.6 million spent by visitors in 2014. The annual economic impact numbers were released today as the Door County Visitor Bureau prepares to celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week, which runs from May 1-7, 2016. More...
The Door County Visitor Bureau is inviting residents and visitors to drop off new or gently used coats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other warm clothing items as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s “Big Bundle Up” donation campaign. The Big Bundle Up is a statewide collection program that runs through January 3, 2016.
Door County CTA Employer of the Year Award, 2016 Visitor Guide Cover Unveiling Highlight the Door County Visitor Bureau’s 90th Annual Meeting
Designed as a supplement to the Door County Visitor Bureau’s (DCVB) Official Visitor Guide, the latest edition of the winter guide provides visitors with winter activity ideas, maps, winter hours for area businesses, events and more for the period of November through March.
Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has named Laura Bradley, Marketing & Sales Manager for the Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB), as one of thirty future leaders of the destination marketing industry.In its fifth year, DMAI’s 30 Under 30 program focuses on identifying and developing the talent of destination marketing professionals, 30 years of age and under, through increased access and exposure to industry networking and thought leadership.
Visitor spending in Door County was up $14.6 million dollars last year according to a report released today by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. The state’s tourism economic impact report comes on the eve of National Travel and Tourism Week, which runs from May 2-10, 2015.Door County visitors spent $313.4 million in 2014, an increase of 4.89% over the $298.8 million dollars spent by visitors in 2013.Overall visitor spending in Wisconsin totaled $11.4 billion last year.
The Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB) will again be taking the show on the road this spring to provide local constituents the opportunity to meet with staff members and other tourism industry representatives at different venues around the county. Calling it Bureau On The Go, DCVB staff members will hold office hours at five different locations around the county.
The Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB) is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Door County Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) of the Year award, through April 6.All nominees must be current Door County CTA’s and nominations from employers, co-workers or customers are welcome. Self-nominations are also encouraged. Any Door County CTA who has consistently gone above and beyond in their interactions with visitors in Door County are eligible.