Historic Door County
Video Series

Video Highlight: Early Tourism in Door County

In the times before air conditioning and frozen foods, vacationers flocked to the Door peninsula via train, carriage, and steamer to enjoy the cooler summer weather that northern Wisconsin offers. Soon word got out, and in 1969, a National Geographic article showcasing Door County generated tremendous interest in the region.

Historic Door County Video Series

Crack open the history book and prepare to take some notes—the Historic Door County video series will transport will take you back in time to Door County's earliest years and highlight some of the region's most important cultural touchpoints.