Winter Wanderlust

Experience Wintertime Merriment on the Peninsula

Winter in Door County is a special time. Sure, the temperatures drop, snow falls, and ice forms on just about everything. But those crisp, freezing temperatures can invigorate the soul, the snow can remind you to slow down and appreciate the beauty of simple things, and that pesky ice can create some truly stunning and otherworldly views. Winter’s cold doesn’t stop us from celebrating the holidays, hosting seasonal festivals, exploring the great outdoors, or eating well at top restaurants—and it shouldn’t stop you either.

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Never Too Cold for Winter Fun

20 Things to Do in Winter

Here are 20 ways to build an amazing trip to Door County, whether you’re visiting for a few days or you live nearby and are in need of some fresh ideas for winter fun.

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Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing is the perfect way to explore the great outdoors of Door County in the wintertime, when you're more likely than not to find snow on the ground (and just about everywhere else).

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Snowmobiling

With more than 250 miles of state and club trails, your snowmobile can take you through every kind of landscape and some parts of the peninsula that you can’t experience any other time of year.

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Cross Country Skiing

Find cross country skiing trails in Wisconsin, cross country ski spots such as Peninsula State Park, local snow reports, and more to ensure a ski-friendly trip.

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Ice Fishing

Ice fishing in Door County was once a necessity, but now it’s a favorite winter pastime in a place considered one of the top ice fishing destinations in the country.

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