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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

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

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

How Door County Got Its Name

There is some debate about the true origin of the name, but all the folklore points to Death’s Door as the inspiration—that chillingly (and appropriat…
How Door County Got Its Name

4 Amazing Women from Door County History

March is International Women’s Month, so to celebrate all the great women who have left their mark on Door County, we’re sharing the stories of four h…
4 Amazing Women from Door County History

The Early Days of Tourism in Door County

Door County tourism, in its simplest form, began in 1855 when Asa Thorp, a lumberer and barrelmaker by trade, set the foundations of current-day Fish …
The Early Days of Tourism in Door County

Where to Get Winter Gear & Clothing

Whether you plan to hike a remote snow-covered trail or only leave your cozy cabin for the essentials, staying warm and dry will be key, and these Doo…
Where to Get Winter Gear & Clothing

Guide to Online & In-Person Holiday Shopping

From outdoor equipment, clothing, and accessories to art and décor, specialty food/ingredients, toys and kids’ gear, and one-of-a-kind artisan goods, …
Guide to Online & In-Person Holiday Shopping

7 Ways to Embrace Slow Travel in Door County

If you’re looking to avoid “fast travel” and truly get to know this wonderful, nuanced place on a deep level, try embracing these seven slow-travel ta…
7 Ways to Embrace Slow Travel in Door County

6 Unforgettable Winter Outings

Sometimes the most memorable moments of the year occur as a result of trying something new or unexpected! Stepping outside of your comfort zone or goi…
6 Unforgettable Winter Outings
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