4 days in Door County Itinerary

4 days in Door County Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Door County itinerary planner
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Sturgeon Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Washington Island
— 1 night
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Sturgeon Bay — 2 nights

Sturgeon Bay is a city in and the county seat of Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Sturgeon Bay: Cana Island Lighthouse (in Baileys Harbor), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Sister Bay) and Fish Creek (Peninsula State Park & Lautenbach's Orchard Country). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Cave Point County Park, learn about winemaking at Door Peninsula Winery, view the masterpieces at Cappaert Contemporary Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at The Garden Door.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Sturgeon Bay trip site.

Chicago to Sturgeon Bay is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In August, Sturgeon Bay is a bit cooler than Chicago - with highs of 75°F and lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Washington Island.
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Washington Island — 1 night

Washington Island is located about northeast of the tip of Door Peninsula in Door County, Wisconsin. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stop by Fragrant Isle Lavender Farm & Shop, enjoy the sand and surf at Schoolhouse Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Washington Island Stavkirke.

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Getting from Sturgeon Bay to Washington Island by car takes about 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sturgeon Bay to Washington Island is 1 hour. August in Washington Island sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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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.
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