Try Something New

Try Something New

Every time we step out of our comfort zones and into a new experience, we learn something we didn’t know about ourselves. Whether we learn a new skill, meet new people, discover a new favorite location or flavor, or we realize that it’s not necessarily for us, we start to uncover a little more of who we are inside. Trying new experiences keeps us young and brings a newfound clarity to the day. So while the year is fresh, see what kind of fresh things you can take on.

Sign Up for a Run

If your resolution was to get in shape, what better way to stick to it than by signing up for the Door County Half Marathon & 5K? Named one of the best races, you’ll get to see the views of the county and get to indulge at the post-race party with beer and live music.

Take a Segway Tour

There’s a lot of ground to cover throughout our 19 unique communities, consider trying to fit it all in with a tour from Segway the Door Tours or Off-Road Adventures. Glide through parks, past lighthouses, and so many more beautiful locations. You’ll have a blast on two wheels and still have energy afterward.

Taste New Flavors

You’ve probably had the pleasure of biting into some of Door County’s fresh cherries, but have you gotten around to all of the delicious dining experiences the peninsula has to offer? From classic supper clubs, to new creative culinary adventures, and local flavors, Door County is a foodie’s paradise. See the full list here.

Paddle a Kayak

Summer and early fall offer some of the best weather to enjoy Door County’s waterfront. Explore the gorgeous views of beaches, bluffs and lighthouses from a kayak. Rent your own or go out with a group. There are locations all around the county with easy and safe places to explore.

Learn a New Skill

Take classes and workshops to learn a skill you’ve always wanted to try. The Peninsula School of Art & Guenzel Gallery and The Clearing Folk School offer a variety of classes for every skill level. While the Savory Spoon Cooking School and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College can provide you with some new tricks in the kitchen with cooking classes. If you find yourself on Washington Island, you can learn some fiber arts skills at Sievers School of Fiber Arts.