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A tranquil respite between Egg Harbor and Fish Creek, the tiny community of Juddville has charm worth a stop. One of the county’s original roadside farm stands welcomes you to the south, and in the center you’ll find a tasty Italian restaurant, a writer’s retreat, and one of the area’s most-respected art galleries.
Rustic country roads with gorgeous vistas will pull you off the main road, and the country’s oldest summer residence theater will wow you on the shores of Green Bay.
There are no hotels in Juddville, but you can find home rentals in the countryside and in condominium developments, and a wide array of lodging in Fish Creek and Egg Harbor is less than five minutes from the center of Juddville.View All Lodging
Not a stop-and-stroll kind of town, Juddville nonetheless should be on your itinerary as you drive or bike the peninsula, with several destination stops flanked by gorgeous rural countryside.
Peninsula Players is one of the most-respected small theaters in the country and a must-stop for any Door County vacation. You’ll also find an orchard farm market, galleries, and a great Italian restaurant and pizza stop. Write On! hosts writers from throughout the midwest, offers classes, and is now home to Norb Blei’s famed writing coup.View All Activities
Door County wasn’t at the forefront of the craft beer boom of the last decade, but it’s catching up quickly. Shipwrecked Brewery opened in Egg Harbor more than 20 years ago, but the county...
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Juddville was founded by a fisherman named Josiah Judd in 1864 and attracted Scandinavian fishermen in the 1880s.
1. Catch a show. The Peninsula Players troupe has been putting on theatrical productions for more than 81 seasons. This renowned theatre is well worth the visit to nearby Fish Creek.
2. Get your write on. Write On is a respected writing center retreat founded by Norb Blei. The center—located in a picturesque setting—offers classes, workshops, retreats, writing inspiration, and other creative services.
3. Explore rustic roads. Juddville may not be packed with businesses and attractions, but its scenery is unmatched. Hop in the car or on a bike or motorcycle and discover breathtaking views and pockets of natural beauty.
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