Small Town, Big Fun
Located between Sturgeon Bay and Egg Harbor, the small community of Carlsville is home to a remarkable number of hallmark Door County products. From coffee and candles to wine, spirits, and specialty foods, you’ll find some of Door County’s most famous exports at the same intersection.
Carlsville packs a lot for visitors of all ages to do in a small package—enjoy picking your own cherries, horseback riding, a petting zoo, a working dairy farm, and ice cream and sweet treats.
Drink coffee and enjoy amazing bakery at Door County’s first and largest coffee roaster or sample wine and spirits at three wineries and distilleries. If you're in need of a heavier meal, head to nearby Sturgeon Bay for more dining options.
Lodging in Carlsville
Carlsville offers camping, complete with the county’s largest waterslide. You won’t find hotels or resorts here in town, but you’ll be just minutes from both Egg Harbor and Sturgeon Bay, where you can find every type of lodging imaginable.
Things to Do in Carlsville
Tucked among the farm fields surrounding the tiny town center are businesses where you can get a truly authentic Door County experience. Sample the wares at two wineries and a distillery and stock up on coffee from the county's original coffee roaster.
See inside our agricultural heritage, visit an animal farm, or simply take a drive or bike ride through the beautiful countryside.
Deeper Dive: Carlsville
Community Spotlight: Carlsville
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Biking & Bike Trails
3 Must-Dos in Carlsville
1. Hit the backroads & explore
You'll find great photo opportunites, beautiful countryside, fields full of cows, and rippling spring creeks.
2. Get tasting!
Fresh-roasted coffee, the county's oldest winery, a distillery, and a second winery in the countryside all await in Carlsville.
3. Take a ride or run
If you're a runner or cyclist, Carlsville is home to one of the most challenging climbs on the peninsula. Monument Point Road climbs up the bluff from Bay Shore Drive. Test yourself!