Lakeside Charm in the Middle of Door County
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Sandy Beaches, Quaint Shops, & Rural Charm in Jacksonport
Situated along the Lake Michigan shoreline, this quaint community offers a variety of fun and exciting activities and is a quick drive to some of the county’s most iconic natural treasures.
Relax on sandy beaches, get photos of rocky shoreline cliffs, hike peaceful trails, bike on quiet backroads, walk to shops and restaurants, and don't forget to stop at Meridian Park, which is just north of town and signifies the halfway point between the Equator and the North Pole.
Restaurants in Jacksonport
Down-home is the theme in Jacksonport, where you’ll find long-time supper clubs and dinner spots, a bakery, and welcoming local taverns with great pub grub.
Lodging in Jacksonport
Choose from nearly a dozen different hotels, motels, cottages, and resorts in Jacksonport, most of them on the spectacular Lake Michigan shoreline. While Door County is famous for its sunsets, the sunrises are just as spectacular, and Jacksonport is the perfect place to watch them.
Things to Do in Jacksonport
Check out the Tuesday farmers market at Lakeside Park, one of Door County’s largest. Or, head up to iconic Cave Point to see the waves crash into the rocky shore, hike beach trails at Whitefish Dunes State Park, or hop a bike to soak in the simple beauty of Jacksonport’s rustic countryside.
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3 Must-Dos in Jacksonport
1. Attend Maifest
The highly anticipated festival is the town's official signal of spring. Packed with activities, local cuisine, and opportunities for artistic edification, the festival is held in Lakeside Park and the Erskine Rest Area.
2. Hit up the Tuesday farmers market
Held at Lakeside Park, this weekday market features loads of produce fresh from the fields and crafts straight from the hands of local artisans.
3. Take a side adventure to Cave Point
This iconic county park is home to stunning shoreline views and rocky bluffs that you can stand atop and take in the endless horizon. Enjoy the short hiking trail and snap a few photos.