Stop and Smell the Cherry Blossoms
Flowers are in full bloom and vibrancy is in the air come May in Door County, when spring is in full swing! As more businesses open their doors for the summer season, visitors taking advantage of the Season of Blossoms lodging specials will find lots to do. In our newsletter this month we profile the community of Jacksonport, talk to a local historian, and get details about the upcoming Lighthouse Festival.
May Photo Challenge: Must-See Door County
What’s on your must-see in Door County list? This month’s photo challenge is in search of photos from around Door County that you feel are must-see places, activities, events, etc. Upload your best photos, then rate photos to help choose this month’s photo challenge winner…all for a chance to win prizes and bragging rights!
Whether you’re a first-timer or fishing expert, it can be hard to know if you’re bringing enough — or too much — gear with you when you leave the house. Our fishing blogger has made a list of the most important things to bring when fishing in Door County. Take notes — and enjoy!
Exploring Door County’s Parks in Spring
Curious about ways you and your kids can explore Door County this spring? Read our Local Kid Insider’s blog about the parks and lighthouses he’s been visiting!
Door County has more state parks — 5 — than any other county in the state of Wisconsin!
Classical Music in Elegant Settings
Chamber music for winds, strings, and piano performed in intimate settings including galleries, churches and private homes throughout Door Co. From such masters as Mozart, Schubert, and Dvorak to lesser-known but accomplished composers, each concert is an unforgettable musical experience. June 12 – July 14 and Aug. 28 – Sept. 7.
Be a local on Main Street at Eagle Harbor Inn
Bring our beach chairs to Ephraim Beach just 1 block away, plan for treat time, make a date for Chef Terri’s cooking class and enjoy breakfast garden side or from the comfort of our new 14” Hilton luxury beds. A vacation of a lifetime on main street, Ephraim. Call us to make your summer reservation @ 800-324-5427 & we’ll be here to welcome you like a local!
In the 1850s, Chambers Island was populated and relatively busy. It is now privately owned with no permanent population.
Chambers Island Lighthouse and Eagle Bluff Lighthouse are identical, sister lighthouses.
Door County’s unique collection of 11 lighthouses include island lighthouses, lakeside tower lights that are situated at lake level, and bayside “squatty” lighthouses that are situated on cliffs high above the water and therefore shorter.
Kick off summer with great food, wine, beer, hard cider, music and lots of fun at the Uncork Summer festival during Olde Ellison Bay Days Saturday June 27 from 10am-5pm at the Wickman House Restaurant grounds. The peninsula’s new summer kick-off event is a “taste of Door County” with offerings from local restaurants and markets. Come get a bite of Door County’s best eats!
Country House – Entire resort opens May 8th!
Enjoy our fabulous flowers, fountains, water views and all of the resort amenities at a Spring value. Full European Continental breakfast buffet begins May 9. Outdoor whirlpool opens. Even greater savings mid-week. Specials and packages available.
Relax at Alpine Resort & Golf in Egg Harbor
Alpine Resort & Golf, a historic resort on the shoreline of Egg Harbor with inn rooms and cottages, acclaimed 36 hole golf course, popular restaurant and pub, sand beach and much more. Call 1-888-291-9716 or reserve online at www.AlpineResortAndGolf.com.
Ephraim: Door County’s Classic Harbor Village
Ephraim is a quiet, picturesque community in the heart of Door County. Wide-open vistas of Eagle Harbor and the bluffs of Peninsula State Park welcome you to a world apart, more like life used to be. Come reconnect with the land, the water, and the more important things in life.
Announcing a new Capture Door County hardcover photo book contest, Seasons Behind the Door: A Photographic Look at Door County’s Seasons. Photo entries are now being accepted for this all-new volume that will highlight what makes Door County so unique in all four seasons…