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Sturgeon Bay is steeped in history — the waterfront community dates back to 1835, and has served as a major shipping hub ever since. The city is located on the bay of Green Bay, which flows through a large shipping canal into Lake Michigan. Its Michigan Street Bridge (also known as Steel Bridge) is an iconic landmark for visitors passing through. Some call Sturgeon Bay the heart of Door County, since it connects the northern and southern regions and is a popular place for travelers to stay if they’re looking to venture out into other areas of the county. Visitors can enjoy three shopping districts, museums and a vibrant arts scene as well as a great variety of dining options, pubs and taverns.  Learn more at


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Sturgeon Bay offers charming restaurants, welcoming accommodations, artistic shops, galleries and museums set along the historic waterfront.

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