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Ask a Local

The Q&A Interview Series

by Courtney Colaianni

Discover the secrets behind Door County's allure as locals share their favorite spots to explore, unique things to do, and dishes to savor throughout the seasons. From quaint villages to stunning natural vistas, uncover the essence of this tight-knit community through the eyes of those who hold it dear.

Whether you're planning your next adventure or simply seeking a deeper understanding of this beloved locale, let our community guide you to unforgettable experiences and cherished memories.

Beth Bartoli

Natural Resources Educator,
Newport State Park

Barb Englebert Chisholm

Volunteer Historian,
Belgian Heritage Center

Dale Jacobson

Skyway Drive-In Theatre

Dominic Frandrup

Door County Library

Joel Gunnlaugsson

Ferry Captain,
Washington Island Ferry Line

Charlie Henriksen

Founder & Owner,
Henriksen Fisheries & The Fish House

Jeff Herbst

Artistic Director,
Northern Sky Theater

Cristina Jones

Fish Creek Market

Jeremy “Torch” Klaubauf

Fish Boil Master,
Old Post Office Restaurant

Jeannie Kokes

Hotel Washington & Studio

Jeremy Pzszczak

Director of Development,
Sunshine Resale Store

Jerod Santek

Founder & Artist Director,
Write On, Door County

Amy Starr

Banquet & Events Manager,
Gordon Lodge

Emily Wood

Executive Director,
Door County Land Trust