Door County, Wisconsin has a Season for you!
Reginald Dominique | 7/23/2021, 12:47 p.m.
Not many destinations can give you the opportunity to enjoy all four seasons; however, not all destinations are Door County, Wisconsin. In northern Wisconsin is where you will find this one of kind oasis that encompasses all things that describes the word Vacation. Door County Peninsula and Washington Island is a traveler’s dream. Whether you are seeking a magical winter or in a spring state of mind, if your ideal vacation requires a destination that is open and prepared to provide you with a safe, fun and relaxing experience, Door County is the most safe and practical way to go. Although, for many the mid-west may not pop in mind when it comes to travel, but let Door County and its 300 miles shoreline peninsula change your mind.
There is literally never a bad time to choose Door County as your next vacation. Even in the coldest months of the year, you can easily find cozy corned and unique experiences that are catered to the region. Although the nation is moving closer to herd immunity, Door County takes pride in maintaining a clean and comfortable travel experience for their visitors. Especially with the busiest season of year approaching; summer and fall, the community has found ways to pivot in preparation for travelers.
The slower season, considered to be the months of November-May has some amazing perks as well. Locals will tell you, the secret to enjoying the slower season lies in adapting a slower pace, having a willingness to explore and, of course, the ability to embrace a fresh perspective of the peninsula and Washington Island.
During your visit make accommodations at The Landmark Resort. This beautiful property invites you to visit beautiful Door County to experience a wide selection of resort activities for adults and children alike. Located on 40 wooded acres, the Landmark Resort is open year-round to serve your business and personal lodging needs. If a “one stop shop” is what you need, look no further, the resort offers all suites, free wireless internet access, heated swimming pools, whirlpools, steam rooms, casual dining, and plenty of resort amenities for adults and children.
For a delicious meal, we would highly recommend dinner at the Carrington Pub & Grill located on-site of The Landmark Resort. This Egg Harbor pub offers a relaxed and inviting atmosphere, as well as friendly and attentive service. Flavorful, fresh and fun, the award-winning Carrington Pub & Grill offers tasty salads, sandwiches, steaks, fish, American classics, and yummy desserts. A few recommendations would definitely include: The Award-Winning Carrington Ribs glazed with Cherry BBQ and the Coconut Shrimp as an appetizer. Take in your food with views overlooking Egg Harbor and a friendly crew to experience Door County dining at its relaxed best.
Although you have everything you may need The Landmark Resort, make sure you get out and about to explore. As mentioned, your possibilities of discovering something new and exciting are endless in Door County. The winter season reveals more of a cozy, initiate vibe. As the locals would do, pastime hobbies include snowmobiling, ice fishing, fat tire biking, skiing, sledding, and supper clubs.
For year-round activities, we would highly recommend making a stop to the Door Peninsula Winery. Door Peninsula Winery offers a full tasting experience. Enjoy free samples of all wines and ciders offered by Door Peninsula Winery daily. Sample gourmet foods like Cherry Wine Cheese, homemade fudge, mustards, jellies, salsa and more. To top it off, you can tour the winery production area for only $3 per person. While you are there you can also visit Door County Distillery, attached to the winery, for samples of Award-Winning Gin, Vodkas, Brandies & Whiskey.
From soaking up the summer sun to hitting the trails after a fresh snowfall, Wisconsin has no shortage of activities for every season. Door County is full of unique, fun things to do and we couldn’t have possibly fit everything here. With so much to do, plan accordingly and be sure to include a few of those listed on your "things to do" list. List out what you want to do most and then map it out. We use google maps or download a door county map here. Maps are also available at the Visitor’s Bureau. Find things that are nearby to maximize your time and minimize your driving.