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January is a special time in Door County. Lovebirds snuggle into a beautiful bed and breakfast for a Nature of Romance getaway. 1,000-foot lake freighters can be seen making their way through the Sturgeon Bay shipping canal to undergo winter maintenance at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. Fishing enthusiasts prepare for record breaking catches in their ice shanties. Snowmobilers blaze across miles and miles of trails. Cross country skiers and snowshoers marvel at winter’s beauty along quiet forested trails. Add it all up and the peninsula is a great winter destination whether you’re looking for outdoor recreation or romance.
Spend New Year’s Day braving the cold temperatures for a brisk dip in Lake Michigan for the Annual Polar Bear Swim at Lakeside Park in Jacksonport. After, join the fun and celebrate at Egg Harbor’s New Year’s Day Parade at 1pm.
Get out the fishing rod and try ice fishing around Door County during the DNR’s Free Ice Fishing Weekend, January 20 & 21.
Enjoy an enchanted evening while cross country skiing at Whitefish Dune’s Candlelight Ski, January 27.
Plan a romantic getaway this winter with Door County’s Nature of Romance lodging packages. From now until March 25, 2018 guests can enjoy dozens of special romantic packages offering luxurious accommodations, scrumptious food, fun-filled activities, a $25 Door County gift certificate and more!
Did you know?
Door County has over 250 miles of state and club snowmobile trails. Find up-to-date trail status and snow activities, here.
On-Going Winter Activities
Can’t Miss Arts & Culture Event
January 23, 2018- Recycled Percussion at Door Community Auditorium. Music created by a four-man band using only household items as instruments.
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