Welcome Autumn in Door County, WI October 2017

Welcome Autumn in Door County, WI October 2017

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As the days get shorter and the air gets crisp, escape to Door County to experience autumn. Celebrate the season with a hike in a state park or visit an orchard to pick fresh apples. Visitors can plan their vacation today at DoorCounty.com or by calling the Door County Visitor Bureau toll free at 800-527-3529.

October Special Events

  • Enjoy a fall getaway with a So Delicious, So Door County lodging package, now through October 22. Visitors can choose dozens of special culinary packages offering luxurious lodging, scrumptious food, a $25 Door County gift certificate and more!
  • View creative pumpkin displays at Egg Harbor’s annual Pumpkin Patch Festival weekend, October 7-8.
  • Press apples to make fresh cider at Washington Island’s Fall Fun Fest and Cider Pressing Party, October 7-8.
  • Explore Door County lighthouses during the Fall Lighthouse Festival, October 7-8.
  • Celebrate the 72nd year of Sister Bay Fall Fest with a parade, live entertainment, food, and crafts, October 13-15.
  • Listen to haunting original music at Dark Songs at Third Avenue Playhouse, October 27-28.
  • For the most comprehensive list of events, visit www.DoorCounty.com/events.

State and County Park Activities

Door County offers 5 state parks and 19 county parks across the 70-mile-long peninsula. Each park offers a variety of recreational opportunities and scenic beauty.

  • Lace up the running shoes for Potawatomi State Park’s Run Wild 2017, October 7.
  • Take in a breathtaking view at Ellison Bluff County Park.
  • Hit the links while viewing beautiful fall colors at Peninsula State Park golf course.
  • Get a bird’s eye view of the fall colors at the top of Potawatomi State Park’s lookout tower.

On Going Autumn Activities

  • Pick fresh apples on a beautiful fall afternoon.
  • Taste the fall harvest at farm markets across the peninsula.
  • Cruise along Door County’s Coastal Byway for picturesque fall scenery.
  • Hike on a fall morning at The Ridges Sanctuary.
  • Fly with Grizzly Tours Inc. for a one of a kind aerial view of the fall colors in Door County.
  • Listen to spooky stories with one of three ghost tours with Door County Trolley.
  • Marvel at the fall colors along the coast on one of many available scenic boat tours.
  • Bike the back roads of Door County while breathing in the crisp fall air. 


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