Door County Journals

Door County off season

An April 2003 trip to Door County by pablogrande

Quote: For a quiet getaway to a charming area, Door County in April is top notch.


Hotel | "The Rushes"

Best Things Nearby:Lake Michigan and Green Bay.Best Things About the Resort:I really enjoyed the fireplace and the stocked firewood bin.Resort Experience:This is a sprawling resort on a smaller lake in Door County. The amenities are very nice with an indoor pool and spa area. The property is attractive and well-maintained. The units are all two-bedroom condos in duplex cottages. With vaulted ceilings and ample floor space they are spacious and airy. The resort staff is courteous and professional. The unit was very well-maintained and comfortable. The kitchen was amply outfitted and practical. The master bedroom has a king bed and is upstairs in a wo...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 2, 2003

3014 Rushes Road
Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin 54202
(920) 839-2730

Peninsula State Park

Attraction | "Areas all around the Door County Peninsula"

All along the coastline of the Door County peninsula there are pull-offs and beach areas, many of which have hiking trails. It's a great area to explore and discover the unique geology of the area. There is abundant wildlife and panoramic views of either Green Bay or Lake Michigan, depending on which side of the peninsula you're on. When I was there, it was still chilly on the windward side, but the lee side was balmy and fresh. The shoreline is wooded with hardwoods and cedars. The cedars give the area an aroma which takes you back to the days of the pioneers. Take the time to relax and get into the rhythm of nature. After a good dose of the "back to earth" feel of the area, you will find y...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 2, 2003

Peninsula State Park
9462 Shore Road
Door County, Wisconsin 54212-0218
(920) 868-3258