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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 …
The Peshtigo Fire of 1871: Its Story & Legacy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Door County Fishing Guide

Fishing is a hugely popular sport in Door County, and with 300 miles of shoreline, a Great Lake, inland lakes, and countless bays, harbors, coves, por…
The Door County Fishing Guide

Summer 2021 Arts Update

Summer’s arrival marks the beginning of the local arts season, and most of the county’s musicians, theater groups, artists, galleries, and musical and…
Summer 2021 Arts Update

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

Historic Museums of Door County

Door County may be best known for its quaint harborside villages, outdoor adventure, and unique dining/drinking opportunities, but its historical and …
Historic Museums of Door County

Cherry Watch 2021: It’s Blossoms Season

It’s that time of year again: spring is in the air and the arrival of the cherry season is on the horizon. That means now is the perfect time for a re…
Cherry Watch 2021: It’s Blossoms Season

The Door County Paddling Guide

If the warmer weather and extra sunshine have you daydreaming about kayaking, canoeing, or stand up paddleboarding across a quiet lake or through a pe…
The Door County Paddling Guide

Door County Spring Birding Guide

Between 300 miles of shorelines, 13 protected Door County Land Trust sites, and dozens of state, county, and municipal parks and greenspaces, there is…
Door County Spring Birding Guide

State of Door County State Parks

Before heading into one of our top-notch state parks this year, be sure to brush up on your Door County state parks knowledge below so you’re ready to…
State of Door County State Parks
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