Are you looking for the perfect family-friendly summer destination? Look no further than Door County, Wisconsin! With its charming towns, gorgeous natural scenery, and plenty of outdoor activities, Door County is the perfect place for a summer adventure.
Getting to Door County
Getting to Door County is easy! Take Highway 57 from Green Bay or Highway 42 from Kewaunee. Once there, you’ll be surrounded by natural beauty and plenty of fun things to do.
Where to Stay
Door County offers a variety of lodging options for families, including vacation rentals, hotels, and campgrounds. We recommend staying in a vacation rental, as they often have plenty of space and amenities for families. Plus, many vacation rentals in Door County are located near the beach or other outdoor activities. Plan and make reservations six months ahead of time; we prefer camping at the state parks because it’s affordable.
Things to Do
Door County offers a variety of outdoor activities for families to enjoy. Peninsula State Park is a must-visit destination; we highly recommend Eagle Trail if you travel with kids and puppies, with its miles of hiking and biking trails, beaches, and stunning views of Green Bay. For a unique experience, consider taking a goat yoga class at Door County Yoga.
If you want water-based fun, consider taking a boat tour or fishing. Door County has plenty of options for both! Check out the Fish Creek Scenic Boat Tours or the Lakeshore Adventures Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals for an unforgettable experience. If you like saving money like us, bring your kayak or canoe and launch anywhere for free.
Cherry picking is another popular summer activity in Door County. Visit one of the many cherry orchards in the area and enjoy picking your fruit. Head to Seaquist Orchards Farm Market for an extra special treat and try their famous cherry pie.
Coffee Shops and Pet-Friendly Breweries
Are you looking for a caffeine fix or a place to enjoy a cold brew with your furry friend? Door County has plenty of options for both! Be sure to check out Kick Ash Coffee in Ellison Bay, which serves delicious coffee and pastries in a cozy setting. Another great option is Bearded Heart Coffee in Baileys Harbor, which offers organic coffee and a fun, relaxed atmosphere.
If you’re looking for a pet-friendly brewery, visit Door County Brewing Co. in Baileys Harbor. This famous brewery has plenty of outdoor seating to enjoy a cold beer with your furry friend. Another great option is One Barrel Brewing Co. in Egg Harbor, which has a spacious outdoor patio and serves delicious beer and food.
Door County is the perfect family-friendly summer destination. With its natural beauty, outdoor activities, and charming towns, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Plan your ideal family vacation to Door County today and see why Wisconsin Adventure Family loves the summer months in this fantastic destination!