Jump Into Summer
In Door County

Door County summers are second-to-none. The sun is bright, the sand is warm, and the water calls you to the shore. The lake breeze offers a relaxing break from the heat, and the villages come to life with al fresco dining, blossoms, and music.

Soak up the sun, jump in the lake, explore dozens of beautiful parks, and experience a shopping adventure at hundreds of galleries, stores, and clothiers. Use our itinerary builder to help make the most of your trip.

Visit our Door County Summer Seasonal for inspiration on your summer getaway!

Door County Summer Highlights

Door County’s summer season picks up in early May, when stores and restaurants bring back their peak season hours and seasonal staff migrates back to the region. From May through October, weekends are flooded with celebrations and festivals and the events calendar is jammed with tours, live music, tastings, and gallery openings nightly.

To get a glimpse into the best of summer, check out our guide to June and July events highlights here>>

Run, Bike, Hike

As the rainy and muddy conditions of spring start to clear away, Door County’s trails open up in its five state parks.

Door County summers also bring around many organized races, rides, and paddles to get competitive in or just do for fun. These events offer a great way to see the peninsula.

Check out the itinerary for a runner's weekend or the slate of Door County runs and rides here>>


Are nine golf courses enough for you? Try an entry-level short course, a picturesque 18 holes in a state park, or hit the links along the bluff of Egg Harbor at one of the most acclaimed courses in Wisconsin.

See our complete guide to Door County golf courses here>>

Not into normal golf? Door County also offers several great mini golf courses, and even plays host to two tournaments annually. Check out Door County mini golf options here>>

Family Fun

Door County offers a wide range of activities perfect for families. Check out a nature program at one of the state parks or nature preserve, a movie or concert in the park, or hit up a weekend festival where kids activities are always part of the equation.

Families love the county’s petting zoos, family-themed restaurants, and traditions like the fish boil, a ferry ride to Washington Island, or a paddle around Ephraim harbor. Introduce your family to a natural escape and create new traditions and memories to treasure.

Check our calendar of events for daily family-friendly activities or the Family Fun Weekend itinerary.

Live Music

Door County is a destination for musicians all year, but come summer, it’s hard to escape the sounds of music. Many communities offer concerts in the park, restaurants feature folk, bluegrass, rock, jazz, and blues, and performing arts venues fill the summer with huge names and national acts.

You’ll also find renowned music festivals held throughout the year.

See who is jammin’ in Door County here>>

Months Temps Sunrise Sunsets
June  74° / 51°  5:07a  8:28p
July  80° / 58°  5:07a  8:17p
August  77° / 57°  5:35a  7:28p



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