If Door County, Wisconsin, is not on your travel radar yet — perhaps it should be! A genuine hidden gem for family fun, especially during the summer months, there are outdoor adventures waiting to be had around every corner.
Located on a peninsula on the eastern coast of Wisconsin, Door County is bordered by Lake Michigan and Green Bay Lake. With the exception of Washington Island, which is reachable by ferry, the entire county can be driven in a few hours.
How to Get to Door County
Fly into either Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport (GRB) or General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and rent a car from Alamo. The Door County border is just an hour drive from Green Bay and a 2-1/2-hour drive from Milwaukee.
Where to Stay in Door County
Because Door County is easily drivable, consider booking accommodations in one location and heading out on day trips to the surrounding towns. Sturgeon Bay makes a great “home base,” with a variety of shopping and dining options and easy access to both Highways 42 and 57. These two scenic roads connect almost all of Door County.
Bridgeport Resort is an excellent choice for families as it features one, two and three-bedroom suites.