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What is the world saying about Door County? Find recent highlights from various media outlets that have included Door County in their editorial features.

New Jersey Local News

New Jersey Local News

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Door County is featured in NJ.com in an article titled "Take a visit to the 'Cape Cod of the Midwest'--Door County, Wisconsin" by Nicole Pensiero.
Lakeland Boating-July 2017

Lakeland Boating-July 2017

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Lakeland Boating magazine’s July 2017 issue includes an 8-page feature story about Sturgeon Bay by Heather Steinberger.
Chicago Tribune-Travel

Chicago Tribune-Travel

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The Chicago Tribune travel section featured an article by Kurt Chandler on the charm of Washington Island.
Country Gardens Magazine

Country Gardens Magazine

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Country Gardens Magazine ran a 10-page feature story highlighting Door County cherries in their Summer 2017 issue.
Grate. Pair. Share.

Grate. Pair. Share.

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Door County cheeses are highlighted in the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of Grate. Pair. Share. an online magazine produced by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.
Green Bay Press Gazette-Life Section

Green Bay Press Gazette-Life Section

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Door Artisan Cheese and new Door County eateries were featured in the Green Bay Press Gazette in a story titled "Cheesemaking rises to an art form in Wisconsin" by Mary Bergin.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1)

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Door County cherry blossoms were featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in an article titled "Chasing cherry blossoms in Door County" by Chelsey Lewis.
Green Bay Press-Gazette

Green Bay Press-Gazette

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Door County cherry blossoms were highlighted in the Life section of the Green Bay Press-Gazette on April 30, 2017.
Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

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Door County islands are highlighted in the Chicago Tribune's travel section in a story headlined "Door County's islands awash in adventure, surprises" by Jay Jones.
American Craft Magazine

American Craft Magazine

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American Craft magazine's April/May 2017 issue includes a fabulous 8-page feature story about local artists and galleries in Door County.
USA Today's 10 Best Series

USA Today's 10 Best Series

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Door County was included in USA Today's 10 Best series in a story headlined "10 Places to Experience Hygge Outside of Denmark" by Lois Alter Mark.
Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

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The award-winning audio show "Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer" features four interviews from Door County business leaders.
Travel + Leisure Online

Travel + Leisure Online

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Travel + Leisure online named Washington Island's Schoolhouse Beach as the most romantic spot in Wisconsin in an article titled "The Most Romantic Destination in Every State" by Cailey Rizzo.
Échappées Belles

Échappées Belles

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French language travel show "Échappées Belles" recently featured Door County in an episode they did on Chicago and the Lake Michigan area of the USA.
Country Living Magazine Online

Country Living Magazine Online

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Door County was featured in an online story for Country Living Magazine headlined "25 Under-The-Radar Midwestern Towns for Girlfriends Getaways" by Perri Blumberg.
Lakeland Boating Magazine

Lakeland Boating Magazine

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Door County parks are highlighted in the February 2017 issue of Lakeland Boating magazine.
CNN Travel

CNN Travel

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Door County was featured as one of eleven wine regions located globally in an article on CNN online titled, "11 great wine regions you've probably never heard of" by Adrienne Jordan.
Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure

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Travel + Leisure online lists snowshoeing in Door County as a novice outdoor adventure for vacationers in Teresa Bergen's article titled "Get Your Thrills in Safe Doses on These Vacations for Adventure Travel Novices."
Parade Online

Parade Online

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Parade.com, the online home of Parade Magazine, included the Egg Harbor New Year's Day Parade in an article about celebrating the holidays.
World Property Journal Online

World Property Journal Online

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Door County was named the top Christmas hideaway in America by World Property Journal Online.
Road & Track Online

Road & Track Online

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Door County's Hwy 42 from Egg Harbor to Northport was included in a story titled “50 Most Scenic Drives Across The Country” that ran on RoadAndTrack.com.
Canadian World Traveler

Canadian World Traveler

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Canadian World Traveler included a 2-page story about Door County in their Fall 2016 issue.
Local 5 Live

Local 5 Live

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Local 5 Live, a TV show that airs weekdays from 9-10 AM on WFRV CBS 5, was broadcast live from the shores of Door County on Friday August 5, 2016.
Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

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Door County was the feature travel story in the Wall Street Journal’s Off Duty section in the July 16-17, 2016 weekend issue.
Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Wisconsin Hometown Stories

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Wisconsin Public Television’s popular program Wisconsin Hometown Stories featured an episode all about Door County.
MotorHome Magazine

MotorHome Magazine

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Motor Home magazine ran a feature story highlighting Door County in their April 2016 issue. Headlined “Spring into Door County, Wisconsin” the story shares a spring visit to the area through the eyes of travel journalist James Richardson.
Discover Wisconsin

Discover Wisconsin

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The popular television program Discover Wisconsin will visit Washington & Rock Islands this weekend in their latest installment of the long-running travel show.
The Knot Magazine

The Knot Magazine

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Door County was one of eight destinations featured in an article titled " 8 Honeymoon Spots by Sunset" in the Winter 2015 issue of the Knot magazine.
Money Magazine

Money Magazine

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Money Magazine included Door County as 1 of 12 world-wide destinations in an article headlined "Where to go in 2016" in the magazine's January 2016 issue.
Road Runner Magazine

Road Runner Magazine

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Door County was featured in a 9-page travel article in the August 2015 issue of Road Runner magazine. The story highlighted touring Door County via motorcycle. Read a preview of the article here or virtually flip through the entire article in the online version of the August 2015 issue of the magazine on RoadRunner.travel here (turn to page 36 for the beginning of the Door County story)
Cooking with Paula Deen

Cooking with Paula Deen

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Door County cherries were featured in a multi-page story titled “Cheers to Cherries” in the July/August 2015 issue of Cooking with Paula Deenmagazine. The July/August 2015 issue was available on newsstands nationwide through August 25, 2015.
Fodor’s Travel Online

Fodor’s Travel Online

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Door County was highlighted as one of “5 Perfect Shoulder-Season Destinations in the U.S.” in a story that posted to Fodors online on June 8, 2015.
The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel

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Door County was featured on The Weather Channel’s AMHQ with Sam Champion show on Friday May 22, 2015 as part of a story about last minute Memorial Day road trips. Elaine Alimonti, the publisher of Budget Travel, talked about Door County and some of the area’s highlights with Sam Champion as part of a story that included 3 different destinations.
Today Show on NBC

Today Show on NBC

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Door County was featured in a travel story that ran on NBC’s Today Show on May 18, 2015. The travel story, titled Memorial Day Hot Spots, highlighted select USA getaways from Joe Diaz, AFAR magazine co-founder.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Bike touring in Door County was the subject of an article that ran in the Sunday May 17, 2015 travel section of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Travel journalist Brian Clark talked about available bike tour options and interviewed the owner of Door County Bike Tours for the piece.
LA Travel Magazine

LA Travel Magazine

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Door County’s golf scene was featured in the spring 2015 issue of Los Angeles Travel Magazine.
West Suburban Living

West Suburban Living

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Door County was featured in a 4½ page feature story in the May 2015 issue of West Suburban Living magazine (Chicago area).
HOG Magazine

HOG Magazine

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A 1-page “Next Ride” featured Door County in the May 2015 issue of HOG Magazine, the publication of the nationwide Harley Owners Group motorcycle club.
USA Today online

USA Today online

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Door County’s own Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant was included in a green travel story that ran in USA Today online on April 25, 2015. The article talked about green roofs.
Door County Cherries featured in Chicago Tribune

Door County Cherries featured in Chicago Tribune

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The Chicago Tribune’s Sunday April 12, 2015 issue included a full page “Fork in the Road” travel story about Door County cherries. Travel journalist Jay Jones wrote about a number of cherry related items including where to buy, where to pick and the history of the cherry industry in Door County.
Midwest Living’s Best of the Midwest Travel 2015

Midwest Living’s Best of the Midwest Travel 2015

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Door County was featured in a 2-page destination spread in the 2015 issue of Midwest Living’s Best of the Midwest Travel magazine, available on newsstands nationwide through the end of May, 2015.
FOX 11 WLUK TV

FOX 11 WLUK TV

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Door County was highlighted on the WLUK FOX 11 morning news program Good Day Wisconsin on Friday February 27, 2015. Cave Point County Park and Peninsula State Park were featured on multiple segments that highlighted their winter beauty.
Food and Travel Magazine

Food and Travel Magazine

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Door County was featured in a 2-page destination story in the Spring 2015 issue of Food and Travel magazine, available on newsstands nationwide through May 25. Travel journalist Laura Dean-Shapiro covered outdoor recreation activities, culinary opportunities, wine tours and more.
Kankakee Daily Journal & Rochester Post-Bulletin

Kankakee Daily Journal & Rochester Post-Bulletin

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Wintertime fun in Door County was the focus of an article written by travel journalist Mark Shuman that ran in February 2015 in Midwestern newspapers, including the Kankakee (IL) Daily Journal and the Rochester (MN) Post Bulletin. Mr. Shuman wrote about his family’s winter travel adventures in the county including snowmobiling, visiting Cana Island Lighthouse, museums, dining and more.
WSAW CBS 7

WSAW CBS 7

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Romantic Door County getaway ideas were the topic all morning on WSAW’s Sunrise 7 morning show in central Wisconsin on February 5, 2015. Reporter Kasia Gregorczyk covered a variety of Door County topics and also interviewed spokesperson Jon Jarosh from the Door County Visitor Bureau during the morning news show’s lead up to Valentine’s Day.
Around The Corner with John McGivern

Around The Corner with John McGivern

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The popular Wisconsin Public Television show Around The Corner with John McGivern aired a half-hour episode featuring Door County’s county seat of Sturgeon Bay that premiered statewide on February 5, 2015.
Emerald Coast Magazine

Emerald Coast Magazine

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Door County was one of three Wisconsin destinations highlighted in the Dec ’14/Jan ’15 issue of Emerald Coast Magazine. In the story headlined Wisconsin, times three, Door County’s history, geography, activities and culinary highlights were featured along with photography of the area.
L magazine

L magazine

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Door County was the focus of a travel story by journalist Jim Winnerman in the January 2015 issue of L Magazine. Mr. Winnerman talked about a myriad of activities, restaurants, arts and cultural opportunities offered in Door County as well as the regions famous cherry industry.
Welcome Summer in Door County, WI June 2017

Welcome Summer in Door County, WI June 2017

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School is out and families are ready to pack their bags for a summer vacation. Travel to Wisconsin’s beautiful Door County Peninsula, a scenic outdoor playground bursting with activities that will put a smile on everyone’s face.
2017 DCVB Tourism Breakfast

2017 DCVB Tourism Breakfast

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The Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB) named Faye Blank the 2017 Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) of the year at their National Travel & Tourism Week breakfast at Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.
Tourism Spending Up $15 Million in Door County Last Year

Tourism Spending Up $15 Million in Door County Last Year

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Door County visitors spent $347.8 million in 2016, an increase of $15 million dollars (4.5%) over the $332.8 million dollars spent by visitors in 2015 according to a report released by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism.
Awaken the Senses with a Spring Renewal in Door County

Awaken the Senses with a Spring Renewal in Door County

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Explore the peninsula this spring with Door County's Season of Blossoms lodging promotion. From April 8 to June 4, twenty-nine lodging establishments throughout Door County are offering packages to celebrate the season.
Spring into Door County, WI this April

Spring into Door County, WI this April

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As the peninsula begins to wake from its winter sleep visitors and residents can watch Door County’s scenic beauty come alive. With indoor and outdoor activities for whatever weather Mother Nature brings, Door County is a great place to welcome spring.
Nominations Open for 2017 Door County CTA of the Year

Nominations Open for 2017 Door County CTA of the Year

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Nominations are being accepted for Door County's 2017 Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) of the year until March 31. Nominees must be current Door County CTA’s and nominations from employers, co-workers or customers are welcome. Self-nominations are also encouraged. Any Door County CTA who has consistently gone above and beyond in their interactions with visitors in Door County are eligible.
Explore Door County in March 2017

Explore Door County in March 2017

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Discover the quiet side of Door County, Wisconsin in March with help from the Door County Visitor Bureau. Great outdoor recreation or relaxing indoor activities.
DCVB's 91st Annual Meeting Recap

DCVB's 91st Annual Meeting Recap

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Door County CTA Employer of the Year award presented, 2017 Visitor Guide Cover displayed, and new board members elected at DCVB's 91st Annual Meeting.
2016-Tourism-Breakfast-Awards

2016-Tourism-Breakfast-Awards

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At the Door County Visitor Bureau's National Travel & Tourism Week breakfast on May 3, 2016, Randy Zahn was named 2016 Certified Tourism Ambassador of the Year and four Carole Counard scholarships were awarded to area high school students pursuing higher education.
Economic-Impact-Of-Tourism-2016

Economic-Impact-Of-Tourism-2016

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Visitor spending in Door County was up $18.2 million dollars in 2015 and totaled $332.8 million, an increase of 5.79% over the $314.6 million spent by visitors in 2014. The annual economic impact numbers were released today as the Door County Visitor Bureau prepares to celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week, which runs from May 1-7, 2016. More...
Door County Helps Wisconsin Bundle Up This Winter Season

Door County Helps Wisconsin Bundle Up This Winter Season

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The Door County Visitor Bureau is inviting residents and visitors to drop off new or gently used coats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other warm clothing items as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s “Big Bundle Up” donation campaign. The Big Bundle Up is a statewide collection program that runs through January 3, 2016.
Door County 2015-16 Winter Guide Now Available

Door County 2015-16 Winter Guide Now Available

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Designed as a supplement to the Door County Visitor Bureau’s (DCVB) Official Visitor Guide, the latest edition of the winter guide provides visitors with winter activity ideas, maps, winter hours for area businesses, events and more for the period of November through March.
DCVB’s Bradley Named one of 30 Future Leaders of Destination Marketing

DCVB’s Bradley Named one of 30 Future Leaders of Destination Marketing

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Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has named Laura Bradley, Marketing & Sales Manager for the Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB), as one of thirty future leaders of the destination marketing industry.In its fifth year, DMAI’s 30 Under 30 program focuses on identifying and developing the talent of destination marketing professionals, 30 years of age and under, through increased access and exposure to industry networking and thought leadership.
Tourism Spending Up $14.6 Million in Door County Last Year

Tourism Spending Up $14.6 Million in Door County Last Year

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Visitor spending in Door County was up $14.6 million dollars last year according to a report released today by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. The state’s tourism economic impact report comes on the eve of National Travel and Tourism Week, which runs from May 2-10, 2015.Door County visitors spent $313.4 million in 2014, an increase of 4.89% over the $298.8 million dollars spent by visitors in 2013.Overall visitor spending in Wisconsin totaled $11.4 billion last year.
DCVB Takes Show On The Road Again This Spring

DCVB Takes Show On The Road Again This Spring

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The Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB) will again be taking the show on the road this spring to provide local constituents the opportunity to meet with staff members and other tourism industry representatives at different venues around the county. Calling it Bureau On The Go, DCVB staff members will hold office hours at five different locations around the county.

Door County 2015 CTA of the Year Nominations Being Accepted

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The Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB) is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Door County Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) of the Year award, through April 6.All nominees must be current Door County CTA’s and nominations from employers, co-workers or customers are welcome. Self-nominations are also encouraged. Any Door County CTA who has consistently gone above and beyond in their interactions with visitors in Door County are eligible.