The Door County Newsletter

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The Niagara Escarpment

The Niagara Escarpment is an environment all its own. It’s a world-inside-a-world, a natural playground, an outdoor laboratory, and an expansive, multi-state biosystem complete with its own forests, plantlife, wildlife, and weather patterns.

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7 Easy Ways to Travel Green in Door County

Being mindful about your impact on an outdoor space can enhance your experience, help you slow down, pay attention to details, and feel more connected to a place.

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The Peshtigo Fire of 1871: Its Story & Legacy

This year, Friday, October 8 marks the 150th anniversary of the Peshtigo Fire that took place in Door County, one of the most destructive fires in US history.

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Featured Video: The Nature of Art

For decades, Door County has been a haven for artists seeking nature, community, and creative inspiration.

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Business Spotlight

Eagle Harbor Inn

Weekday stays welcomed with cider by the fire

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Open Hearth Lodge

Open year round! Dog friendly!

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Best of Summer

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Geocaching: Naturalist Treasure Hunting

Looking for a new and adventurous activity to keep you outdoors this summer? Give geocaching a try and go on an app-guided outdoor treasure hunt that …
Geocaching: Naturalist Treasure Hunting

50 Must-Dos for Summer in Door County

From the appearance of boats and fishing poles on our waterways to campgrounds, hiking trails, beaches, and open-air restaurants getting busier, there…
50 Must-Dos for Summer in Door County

Oddball Door County

Door County claims a rich heritage of quirky characters, strange traditions, and oddball activities.
Oddball Door County

The Ice Age Trail in Door County

The nearly 1,200-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail is the crown jewel of Wisconsin hiking. Hiking the IAT an absolutely iconic, bucket-list-level Wis…
The Ice Age Trail in Door County

Explore Past Articles

7 Easy Ways to Travel Green in Door County

Being mindful about your impact on an outdoor space can enhance your experience, help you slow down, pay attention to details, and feel more connected…
7 Easy Ways to Travel Green in Door County

The Peshtigo Fire of 1871: Its Story & Legacy

This year, Friday, October 8 marks the 150th anniversary of the Peshtigo Fire that took place in Door County, one of the most destructive fires in US …
The Peshtigo Fire of 1871: Its Story & Legacy

The Ice Age Trail in Door County

The nearly 1,200-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail is the crown jewel of Wisconsin hiking. Hiking the IAT an absolutely iconic, bucket-list-level Wis…
The Ice Age Trail in Door County

The Family-Time Sustainability Bucket List

With more and more visitors seeking outdoor-centric activities that they know won’t harm the local environment or ecosystems, we’ve compiled a list of…
The Family-Time Sustainability Bucket List

Friends Groups of Door County State Parks

Here’s how Door County’s six hyperlocal, non-profit Friends Groups help protect and preserve our beloved state and county parks and how you can help s…
Friends Groups of Door County State Parks

Live the Lake Life: Water Sports in Door County

Door County is a water sports wonderland, and there is no shortage of ways to take advantage of it, whether you’re looking for a leisurely paddle on a…
Live the Lake Life: Water Sports in Door County

The Cherry-Picking Experience

If you want an authentic and immersive Door County cherry experience, head to a pick-your-own orchard. There, you can pluck the fresh fruit from the t…
The Cherry-Picking Experience

Ode to the Washington Island Ferries

The Washington Island ferries are many things: places of community connections, access points to adventure, efficient ways to travel between the Door …
Ode to the Washington Island Ferries

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