5 days in Door County Itinerary

5 days in Door County Itinerary

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5 days in Door County Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Washington Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Sturgeon Bay
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
Washington Island

Washington Island ©
Washington Island is located about northeast of the tip of Door Peninsula in Door County, Wisconsin. On the 20th (Sat), kick back and relax at Schoolhouse Beach, stroll through Sand Dunes Beach Park, don't miss a visit to Fair Isle Books & Gifts, then look for gifts at Fragrant Isle Lavender Farm & Shop, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Washington Island Stavkirke.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read our Washington Island visit planner .

Minneapolis to Washington Island is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Minneapolis to Washington Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, things will get slightly colder in Washington Island: highs are around 75°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sturgeon Bay.

Things to do in Washington Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Schoolhouse Beach ©
Schoolhouse Beach
Washington Island Stavkirke ©
Washington Island Stavkirke
Fragrant Isle Lavender Farm & Shop ©

3
nights
Sturgeon Bay

Sturgeon Bay ©
Sturgeon Bay is a city in and the county seat of Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Sturgeon Bay side-trips: The Ridges Sanctuary (in Baileys Harbor), Sister Bay (Sister Bay Beach & Door County Creamery) and Fish Creek (Sunset Beach Park & Peninsula State Park). There's lots more to do: walk around Cave Point County Park, view the masterpieces at Edgewood Orchard Galleries, get outside with Door County Charters, and relax in the rural setting at The Farm.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sturgeon Bay trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Washington Island to Sturgeon Bay by car takes about 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sturgeon Bay

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Fish Creek, Sister Bay, The Ridges Sanctuary
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Peninsula State Park ©
Peninsula State Park
The Farm ©
The Farm
Door County Historical Museum ©
Door County Historical Museum

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