8 days in Door County Itinerary

8 days in Door County Itinerary

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8 days in Door County Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Washington Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Baileys Harbor
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Newark

1
night
Washington Island

Washington Island ©
Washington Island is located about northeast of the tip of Door Peninsula in Door County, Wisconsin. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stroll through Schoolhouse Beach, see the interesting displays at Jacobsen Museum, then examine the collection at Washington Island Art and Nature Center, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington Island Stavkirke.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Washington Island online vacation planner .

Newark to Washington Island is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Newark in August, expect Washington Island to be little chillier, temps between 74°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Baileys Harbor.

Things to do in Washington Island

Museums Beaches Parks
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Jacobsen Museum ©
Jacobsen Museum
Washington Island Stavkirke ©
Washington Island Stavkirke

6
nights
Baileys Harbor

Baileys Harbor ©
Baileys Harbor is a town in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Visit Alpine Beach and Sister Bay Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nicolet Bay Beach and Newport State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baileys Harbor: Ellison Bay Pottery Studios (in Ellison Bay) and Sturgeon Bay (Door County Maritime Museum & Popelka Trenchard Glass). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Cana Island Lighthouse, identify plant and animal life at The Ridges Sanctuary, stroll around Cave Point County Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Off The Wheel Pottery.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Baileys Harbor trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Washington Island to Baileys Harbor takes 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. August in Baileys Harbor sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Baileys Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay, Fish Creek, Egg Harbor, Sister Bay, Ephraim
Highlights from your plan
Cana Island Lighthouse ©
Cana Island Lighthouse
Alexander Noble House Museum ©
Alexander Noble House Museum
Popelka Trenchard Glass ©
Popelka Trenchard Glass

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