October 2014


Door County’s Delicious Season

As the seasons begin to change, we enjoy summer’s bounty and look forward to the beauty of fall with our So Delicious, So Door County celebration. In our newsletter this month, we highlight some of the fall festivals, specialty foods and activities that await you in Door County.

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Upcoming Can’t Misses for Music-Lovers

Lovers of live music need look no further for than some of these great Door County venues. Catch up with Door County Music Insider Jen DuPont as she previews some of the can’t miss stops during the quiet season to soak up the tunes!

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Wild Tomato’s Apple Crisp

Give the fall bounty of apples a delicious purpose with this warm dessert.

In 2013, more than 400 carved pumpkins were on display for Jack O’ Lantern Days’ Great Pumpkin Lighting in Fish Creek.

Ushering in the Off-Season

The long days and warm weather of summer are but a memory now — but that doesn’t mean you can’t make some new ones this winter in Door County.

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Pottawatomie Lighthouse, built in 1836 on Rock Island, is the oldest lighthouse in Door County.

Game Day Decisions

Nothing says Sundays in fall like watching football with loved ones and friends. Whether you watch the game at a bar or in a living room, score points with Door County recipes that will make game day delicious.

Tap Into Door County’s Spooky Side

Explore the spooky side of Door County with Halloween-themed tours of lighthouses, shipwrecks, pubs and other supposedly spirit-filled locations.

Country House Resort

Country House Resort– Breathtaking Fall Views

We welcome adults & children 13 yrs and older to relax & enjoy the stunning fall views of our 27 wooded acres & 1100 ft of private shoreline. In-room whirlpools & fireplaces available. Book direct for guaranteed best rates & personalized service. Ask about our Fall Midweek Specials.

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Inn at Kristofer’s Maple Butternut Squash Bisque

Nutty squashes like butternut, buttercup or acorn (any of which can be used in this recipe) embody the taste of the fall harvest — especially blended with cream, milk and maple syrup.

So Delicious, So Timely

Get a taste of what makes Door County special during our So Delicious, So Door County celebration. Our locally sourced and seasonal fruits and vegetables, hand crafted wines, brews and spirits, culinary-themed lodging packages, and lots of great events will leave you with a full stomach and spirit.

Celebrating Fall — and Pumpkins

In Door County, you can visit a pumpkin patch and pick your own — or attend Jack O’ Lantern Fest, where you can learn how to squash the competition with your carving skills.

Southern Door County is home to the largest population of Belgian Americans in the United States. The most Belgian-American communities in the country include the towns of Union and Brussels.

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Westwood Shores – Waterfront Views and Fall Colors

There is still time to reserve your Fall Getaway at Westwood Shores Waterfront Resort. Our great location on scenic bay Shore Drive is perfect for leaf peeping and all of our suites feature fireplaces and whirlpool tubs, in addition to our awesome water view! Call for specific pricing and ask about our fall packages.

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The View: Door County’s Best Photo Ops

Whether you’re a professional or amateur photographer, Door County begs to be remembered with photos. Learn the best places to shoot fall colors, sunsets, and sunrises

Door County’s Culinary Icons

From fish boils and Swedish meatballs to cherry bounce and Belgian pies, learn about the recipes that make Door County so delicious.

More than half of Door County’s businesses stay open year-round. Hope to see you this winter!


October Photo Challenge: Autumn in Door County

The beautiful fall season is here! This month’s Capture Door County photo challenge is in search of your best photographic interpretation of autumn in Door County. Capture and submit your favorite autumn themed images for a chance to win prizes and bragging rights.

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Door County in Pictures

Have you checked out the Capture Door County photo contest yet? Nearly 16,900 photos have been submitted so far, and users have cast 89,500 votes for their favorites! Check out recent winners and find out how you can enter and win by reading more…

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