County is a peninsula and a series of islands comprising the "Thumb" of
Wisconsin. With Lake Michigan on one side, Green Bay waters on the
other and "Death's Door" at the tip, Door County is an emerald jewel
surrounded by vibrant blue waters. Door County Fact Sheet.
Door County is known for its cherry and apple orchards, its beautiful natural setting, boating/fishing, shipbuilding/maritime history and the arts. There are wineries and fruit stands to visit and many places to explore on bicycles, boats, or swimming. Fishing and sailing charters are available to experience the waters. There are also golf, airplane rides, adventure, segway tours, winter activities, arts and many options for the performing arts and entertainment.
The county is
dotted with little towns and villages all the way up the peninsula.
Each town is approximately 5 to 10 miles apart. The entire county is
easily driveable in a day. Each village has its own series of shops,
restaurants, lodges, beaches, activities and entertainment featuring
their own unique flavor.
Fish Creek has
its back to the glacier-carved limestone bluffs and its face to Green
Bay waters. It is a charming little village full of history. Visit the
Fish Creek Historical Society for more information on historical walks and events.
The port, originally settled for lumber, is now lined with picturesque
marinas. There are many unique shops, restaurants and lodges both in
the main village and in the surrounding areas. In the middle of the
town is the Fish Creek beach with a lawn area, playground and sandy
beachfront. The entrance to Peninsula State Park
is found in downtown Fish Creek, which has beaches, play areas, bicycle trails, hiking trails, boating
rentals, camping, Eagle Tower, a golf course and more.
Here is a list of some of the entertainment venues:
Peninsula Music Festival
Apple Creek Resort open all year, indoor pool.