10 days in Door County Itinerary

10 days in Door County Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Door County route planner

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Sturgeon Bay
— 6 nights
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Washington Island
— 3 nights
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Sturgeon Bay

— 6 nights
Sturgeon Bay is a city in and the county seat of Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Explore Sturgeon Bay's surroundings by going to Sister Bay (Frykman Studio Gallery, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more), Baileys Harbor (Cana Island Lighthouse, The Ridges Sanctuary, &more) and Fish Creek (Eagle Trail, Lautenbach's Orchard Country, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk around Cave Point County Park, learn about winemaking at Stone's Throw Winery, see the interesting displays at Door County Maritime Museum, and experience rural life at The Farm.

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New York City to Sturgeon Bay is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from New York City to Sturgeon Bay, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Sturgeon Bay reach 72°F and lows reach 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Washington Island.

Things to do in Sturgeon Bay

Parks · Wineries · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Washington Island

— 3 nights
Washington Island is located about northeast of the tip of Door Peninsula in Door County, Wisconsin. On the 25th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Jackson Harbor Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Jacobsen Museum, then kick back and relax at Schoolhouse Beach, and finally examine the collection at Washington Island Farm Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Mountain Park Lookout Tower, look for gifts at Fragrant Isle Lavender Farm & Shop, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington Island Stavkirke, then make a trip to Fair Isle Books & Gifts, and finally see what you can catch with Cast N Catch Charters.

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Getting from Sturgeon Bay to Washington Island by car takes about 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Washington Island are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington Island

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Door County travel guide

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State Parks · Gift & Specialty Shops · Wineries & Vineyards
Door County owes its status as a top Midwest vacation destination to its 480 km (300 mi) of shoreline along Lake Michigan. Coupled with five scenic state parks, 11 lighthouses, and 80 cultural venues, the natural scenery dominates here. The region hosts several museums, theaters, and art galleries. Art classes and workshops serve as big draws throughout the year, while live music and plays fill the entertainment schedule.