Stay Home & Stay Safe:
Travel Updates in Door County

Latest Updates at a Glance

This spring, out of concern for our community’s health and safety, we are asking visitors to postpone their trips and stay home to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Our local communities are working hard to provide an up-to-date list of business hours, closures, schedules, and changes to normal business operations. We have done our best to make sure the following information is current and accurate, please call or check with individual businesses and events to make sure they are operating before venturing out. 

If your business information is not listed or needs to be corrected, please contact info@doorcounty.com or contact your community coordinator for a link that will allow access to edit the document. If you've recently submitted your business's information, please be patient as we continue to update our records. 

A Message from Destination Door County

Over the past several weeks the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has raised health concerns around the world. As a result, federal, state, and local health authorities have issued orders that currently prohibit nonessential travel. The state of Wisconsin's order on nonessential travel began at 8am on March 25, 2020 and remains in effect for 30 days, or until a superseding order is issued. This order, along with previous orders restricting mass gatherings to less than 10 people and temporary restrictions on businesses such as lodging and restaurants, forces visitors to postpone travel to Door County and all Wisconsin locations until the order is lifted, hopefully by April 24, 2020.

In Door County, welcoming visitors is what we know. It's who we are, what we do, and what we like to be. This health crisis is creating challenges for everyone in the travel industry across the globe. But we are hopeful that, by working together and taking proper precautions now, we all will be able to enjoy future travels in and around Door County, Wisconsin and the rest of the world in the months ahead when the crisis subsides.

Due to the health crisis, the Door County Welcome Center has been temporarily closed, but we are still available for assistance virtually by email, phone, or through our social media channels. Please send your non-urgent questions about future travel plans in Door County to info@doorcounty.com or call 800-527-3529 and leave a message and a call back number, and a destination specialist will be back in touch with you. Anyone wishing to purchase Door County Gift Certificates may continue to do so on DoorCounty.com or by calling 800-527-3529 and leaving a message with a call back number. Processing times may vary.

Destination Door County will continue to monitor this evolving situation through updates from federal, state, and local health authorities as well as updates from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, Destinations International, and the U.S. Travel Association.

 

 

Support Local Businesses

While travel is currently suspended through April 24, we encourage you to support Door County businesses in whatever manner you can—from your permanent residence. Make a lodging reservation for future travel, buy a gift certificate to use at a local business on your next trip, write an online review of your favorite Door County place, or share a special memory you've had in Door County on social media. We'll also be sharing photos on Facebook and Instagram of the beautiful landscapes and inspiring views that await you on the other side of these uncertain times and we encourage you to share your favorite Door County photos using #VirtualDoCo.

 

Recipes of Door County

Door County is known for its iconic tastes and flavors, but staying home doesn't prevent you from feasting on the peninsula's most beloved dishes. Explore Door County themed recipes and find culinary inspiration from the comfort of your own home.

Experience Door County in 360 Degrees

From colorful sunrises over Lake Michigan to the boiling-over of a traditional Door County fish boil to spectacular views of fall colors, take in the beauty and fun of Door County in this immersive video series. 

Love Door County from Home

A lot of us may be sticking close to home, but finding creative ways to connect is Door County's essence. Join businesses from across the county for virtual experiences that range from arts to nature and everything in between.