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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 to wine and spirits, you’ll find some of Door County’s most famous exports at the same intersection.
Families can enjoy everything from picking their own cherries to horseback riding. Visit a petting zoo or visit a working dairy farm for ice cream. You’ll find that Carlsville packs a lot to do into a tiny package. Learn more a CarlsvilleDoorCounty.com.
Drink coffee and enjoy amazing bakery at Door County’s first and largest coffee roaster, sample wine and spirits at its first winery, or sidle up to the bar at the roadhouse. Those in need of a quick bite can find great local eating at this mid-county pit stop.View All Restaurants
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.View All Lodging
Tucked among the farm fields surrounding the tiny town center are a number of places where you can go inside our agricultural heritage. Visit a working dairy farm (and get some fresh ice cream!), make new furry friends at an animal farm, or saddle up for a horseback ride through the countryside.View All Activities
This small town is big on spirit. With bountiful scenic stops and specialty stores, Carlsville embodies the iconic Door County spirit...
My Bill and I love coffee. We love it deep and rich, dark and fresh. When we went out for a drive a few months ago...
Carlsville earned its name thanks to a number of men named Karl who were early settlers. What happened to the K? Local writer Jim Lundstrom offers the best analysis of that question here>>.
1. Hit the back roads and explore. You’ll find great photo opportunities, beautiful countryside, fields full of cows, and rippling spring creeks.
2. 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!
3. Get tasting! Fresh-roasted local coffee, the county’s oldest winery and only distillery, and a winery in the countryside all wait for you in Carlsville.
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