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Jens Jensen: His Life & Legacy

If you’ve ever taken a class at The Clearing Folk School or enjoyed the twists and turns of the “the windy road," you have Jens Jensen to thank.

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Get Inspired & Plan Your Trip with the Destination Guide.

Recent Articles

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Where to Shop for Home Goods & Furniture

The shops and stores in Door County offer a huge variety of unique, hand-crafted, and locally made items that often can’t be found anywhere else.

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Virtual Experience: The Ice Age Trail

Explore the Ice Age Trail remotely with our Virtual Experiences, designed to give you a taste of what it's like to be at some of our most iconic locations.

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Watch: The Ahnapee State Trail

The Ice Age Trail may be nationally known, but there's a second long-distance trail in town that's worth a visit.

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Local Highlights

Ephraim’s Christmas in the Village

Santa, reindeer, activities, and more!

Holiday Tree Lighting at Noble Square

Celebrate the season with us!

Business Spotlight

Door County Maritime Museum

Merry-Time Festival of Trees - on display November 12–January 1, 2023

Open Hearth Lodge

Come enjoy a night at the Lodge

Julie's Park Café & Motel

Café is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this winter

Eagle Harbor Inn

Christkindl Market weekends include cider by the fire!

Help Us Preserve, Protect,
& Care for Door County.

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Best of Fall

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Fall Color Aerial Tour

Door County is one of the top places for fall color in the Midwest, but few people have seen it in all its autumn-time splendor from above—way, way above.
Fall Color Aerial Tour

Where to Get Farm Fresh Foods this Season

If you’re looking for farmers markets where you can get some of the freshest fruit, vegetables, meat, cheese, plants, flowers, and other foods, here’s what you need to know for the 2020 season.
Where to Get Farm Fresh Foods this Season

Day Hikes in Door County

As a famously beautiful and biodiverse region with an abundance of natural spaces, Door County is the perfect place to get outdoors to relax and recharge in the beauty and solitude of the woods. Here are four trails that are perfect for immersing oneself in nature.
Day Hikes in Door County

Door County's Other Favorite Fruit - Apples

When people think of Door County fruit, they often think cherries first. But the region's orchards also bring a bountiful fall harvest of apples.
Door County's Other Favorite Fruit - Apples

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Fall-Color Adventure in Door County

In the coming days, the leaves will begin their transformation from bright, crisp, and verdant greens to warm and soulful golds, ambers, rusts, and browns before falling from their branches in late October.
Fall-Color Adventure in Door County

5 Scary-Fun Haunted Attractions

Whether you're an aspiring ghost hunter or someone who just appreciates a good ghost story, these five bone-chilling locations offer the perfect backstories for giving yourself a scare.
5 Scary-Fun Haunted Attractions

Itinerary: 48 Hours of Fall Fun

With cooler weather, plenty of outdoor space, thriving food and arts scenes, and award-winning fall color, Door County is the perfect place for an autumn getaway.
Itinerary: 48 Hours of Fall Fun

20 Things to Do in Fall in Door County

Between extraordinary fall color, top-notch food and beverages, fall festivals, and outdoor activities, there's an abundance of fall fun to be had in Door County.
20 Things to Do in Fall in Door County

Chefs Leading the Local Food Scene

The food scene scene in Door County is second-to-none. Here are five must-visit spots for your next culinary getaway.
Chefs Leading the Local Food Scene

Lakes & Waterways Photo Tour

Lake Michigan may get the most attention, but there are dozen of other lakes, creeks, bays, and harbors just waiting to be explored.
Lakes & Waterways Photo Tour

Come Sail Away in Door County

Whether you're a seasoned boat captain or a lifelong land-dweller, you can have a sailing experience in Door County.
Come Sail Away in Door County

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