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Door County is spectacular any time of year. Find out why locals love it here, and why winter getaways to the Door are growing increasingly popular.
February heats up with festivals and events from Sturgeon Bay all the way to Washington Island. The Door County Pond Hockey Tournament brings 45 teams to Kangaroo Lake on Feb. 10, then Celebrating Winter brings a week of food, fun, and entertainment to Washington Island. Finally, Fire & Ice Festival comes to Sturgeon Bay Feb. 16-18 with galas, ice carving, and fun for the whole family.
When the snow falls there are endless opportunities for fun in the open air to cure your cabin fever. Snow shoe in the sanctuary, rent a fat bike and devour snow-covered trails, hit the fishing hole on the lake, and bring your sled to traverse the extensive Door County Snowmobile Trail. Or, bring your human-powered sled for a trip (or 20) down Hill 17 in Peninsula State Park.
Winter sunsets rival the best of the summer, casting a spectacular glow on the snow-swept shoreline. Winter brings views you can't see in the summer, and a chance to hike onto the lake for a new view. Find out why winter light has its distinctive hue here>>
Discover more in our February newsletter, featuring the lowdown on fat biking, ice fishing, winter festivals and events, a guide to two days in Sturgeon Bay, and why winter sunsets and sunrises are the favorites of locals. Read it here>>
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