IMG_2330This weekend’s Autumnfest in Baileys Harbor features a Classic Auto & Motorcycle Show from 9am-3pm on Saturday, Sept. 26, food and beverage stands at Kendall Park by the Library will keep your stomach and your glass full while you enjoy live music with Pete Thelen & Friends from 11am-3pm, then the band Head Games takes the stage from 3:30-7:30pm. IMG_2570The evening will wrap up with Fireworks at Dusk! On Sunday, Sept. 27, stop in the weekly Farmers Market on the Town Hall lawn from 9am-1pm and stock up on some local produce, canned goods, handmade crafts and more! At 11am the 2nd Annual Motorcycle & Classic Auto Ride through Door County will set off from the Baileys Harbor Fire Station with stops at some of your favorite pubs and restaurants throughout the county.

Small Forest PR photo logo 2015September 25-27 is also Fish Creek’s Inside Outside Sale from 9am-8pm Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. This much anticipated weekend offers outstanding sales both inside the shops and out on the sidewalks! Friday afternoon from 3-5pm catch local band Small Forest playing live music outside J. Jeffrey Taylor Fine Art & Jewelry downtown across from Juniper’s Gin Joint! While Fish Creek lends itself to walking while you shop, there will also be free trolley rides throughout the village on Saturday. IMG_2517And just south of Fish Creek at the Settlement Shops (next to the fabulous Settlement Courtyard Inn & Lavender Spa) will be the Fall Art Fair on Saturday from 10am-5pm. Meet lots of artists, learn about their work, and shop the fair (maybe even get a little of that holiday shopping in early)!

dcchefs-sbvc-banner-290x300The Door County Chefs Mobile Dining App is always free to download and use – find restaurants, pubs, wineries and more, check out menus, get GPS directions, and click-to-call for more information. The App’s newest feature offers easy access to Door County Lodging’s Events Calendar!

If you’re still looking for lodging so you can enjoy this wonderful fall weekend in Door County, WI, check out the great Last Minute Lodging options below and book your stay today!

Creed Cottage insideCreed Cottage is a quaint 3 bedroom cottage located just minutes from the shores of Green Bay waters in Ellison Bay. Situated between Lake Michigan and the Bay of Green Bay, this light-filled and lovely 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath cottage is minutes from the water and convenient to everything in town. Available this weekend with a 2 night minimum at $220/night. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-7317 or email

Lodgings at Pioneer Lane giftBox9_10The Lodgings at Pioneer Lane, a small country inn nestled in the heart of Ephraim, creates the perfect setting for a romantic getaway anytime of the year. All of our rooms have king-sized beds dressed with our signature fine linens. We have our Blossom Room available at $189 per night, 2 night minimum. All rooms are air-conditioned and wired for free cable TV and WiFi. Please call for more information or visit online! (800) 588-3565 or (920) 854-7656

Birchwood LodgeBirchwood Lodge in Sister Bay has rooms available for your dates. We have an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court, an exercise room, free Wi-Fi and we also offer a continental breakfast (packaged items) each morning. We are within walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars, recreation, a grocery store and the beach/marina/waterfront park in Sister Bay. 6 Premier Suites are currently available for Sept. 26th. Premier have one king bed, one queen size sleeper sofa, full bath, double whirlpool tub, gas fireplace, kitchenette, private deck/balcony, $155/plus taxes per night based on two persons occupancy, max 4 people, children under age 13-free, additional people over 13+ $10 per night. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-7195 or (866) 854-7195

gliddensuites_cathedralGlidden Lodge Beach Resort is located on the shores of Lake Michigan north of Sturgeon Bay and south of Jacksonport near Whitefish Dunes State Park where you can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. Enjoy dinner with a view at the adjacent Donny’s Glidden Lodge Restaurant to wrap up your day! All of our units have a king bed in the master bedroom, full kitchen, whirlpool in the master bath, gas fireplace in the living room, and private deck overlooking Lake Michigan. We have an indoor pool, whirlpool, and sauna, and we are non-smoking and pet free. Several 2 BR units and a couple 3 BRs (involving a move from one unit to another) are available for this weekend with a two night minimum stay. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 746-3900 or (888) 281-1127

Settlement Courtyard Inn DSC_0067The Settlement Courtyard Inn & Lavender Spa, voted #1 Boutique Spa in Wisconsin by Milwaukee Magazine, is located just outside bustling Fish Creek, this is a great spot to begin any adventure, and a great place to relax. Rooms are available for this weekend with a 2 night minimum stay. Each of our rooms have a kitchenette and fireplace. We have a continental plus breakfast every morning from 7-10am. We sit on 200 acres, so we have hiking and biking trails available for your use and leisure. We have an outdoor heated pool (seasonal), grills, and picnic tables available for your usage. We also have a little pub bar in the lobby where you can purchase bottles of beer or soft drinks. Our best amenity is our Lavender Spa, where you can indulge and pamper yourself by getting either a 30 minute, hour long, hour and a half, or two hour long massage! Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 868-3524 or (877) 398-9308

coachlite inn classic QueenCoachlite Inn in Sister Bay has rooms available for your dates. Rooms and suites are still available for Friday and Sunday nights of this weekend! Set in the quiet of the pines, the Coachlite Inn & Suites offers the illusion of seclusion, while still being just half a mile from the heart of Sister Bay. Enjoy complimentary Door County Coffee and Tea in the lobby and the Deluxe Continental Breakfast, and soak in the whirlpool, sit by the Koi filled garden pond, use the ring of fire, or cook on the BBQ grill. All rooms come with cable TV, Wi-Fi, coffeemaker, microwave and mini-fridge, as well as access to our outdoor whirlpool/hot tub. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-5503

ridges_inn2_06232012The Ridges Inn & Suites in Baileys Harbor has rooms, suites, or cottages available for you this weekend with some single night stays open as well! Our guest rooms offer you the best of Door County on the quiet side where you can enjoy the surrounding nature of the Ridges Sanctuary and the quaint small town atmosphere of Baileys Harbor. Rooms and suites include Satellite TV, A/C, a private balcony, free Wi-Fi, and some have double whirlpools & fireplaces, private gardens and more. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 839-2127

Stone Harbor outside patioStone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay offers rooms and suites with whirlpools, fireplaces, balconies, separate bedrooms, and/or full kitchens, as well as resort amenities including a 21 slip marina, indoor and outdoor pools, Jacuzzi and sauna, a hot tub, free WiFi, business center, on-site dining, and live entertainment nearly every weekend! Rooms are available for Friday and Sunday of Autumnfest weekend, no minimum stay. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 746-0700

Eagle Harbor Inn PlaygroundEagle Harbor Inn is located across from the Bay, on the main street in Ephraim, this delightful Bed & Breakfast Inn offers elegant Whirlpool Suites with kitchenettes and B&B rooms, providing a perfect balance of quaint charm with many resort amenities. This weekend we have some B&B rooms available on Sunday the 27th, and some 1 and 2 bedroom suites available all 3 nights. B&B rooms include a scrumptious breakfast each morning and all guests are welcome to enjoy the Commons complete with fitness room, sauna and indoor current pool, and a playground is available for the little ones. Breakfast not included with Suite stays, but available for purchase. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-2121 or (800) 324-5427

Shallows Resort waterfrontThe Shallows Resort in Egg Harbor is a family-owned and family-friendly resort, with a variety of accommodations designed to meet your vacation needs. Available this weekend are rooms at the Shoreside Motel for Sept. 24 & 25. Thurs. 9-24 rate is $130/2 person plus tax, and Fri. 9-25 $140/2 person plus tax. Also available is the Gatehouse Suite, open Friday, 9-25, one night only, $165/2 person plus tax. Enjoy sunsets from the dock, or launch one more of their kayaks, canoes or rowboats, or try cast out a line and relax. Amenities include a heated pool with hot tub, tennis court, WiFi, picnic area with grill, and more! Please call for information or visit online! (920) 868-3458 or (800) 257-1560

Parkside Inn room shotThe Parkside Inn is just across the street from the Ellison Bay public beach and offers suite availabilities for one, two or three night stays, and is known for their clean, quiet, spacious rooms and very competitive prices. We do still have rooms for these dates! We offer 2 queen sized bedrooms or 1 king. The beach and park are located right across the street or you can walk to town. All rooms have flat screen TV’s, Wireless Internet, AC, small fridge and microwave! The rates are $69/night weekdays or $79/night weekends plus tax. This excludes Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch Weekends in which it is $99/night. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 497-5221 or (920) 854-9050

Door County Lakehouse Rentals kitchenDoor County Lake House Rentals’ Lake Lodge Guest House on the shores of Europe Lake features a vaulted ceiling and a cook’s kitchen, three bedrooms, 2 full modern baths, loft and cozy family room with a huge stone fireplace and views of the lake, and a spacious deck. Sleeps 9 including children. Kayak, canoe and rowboat available for your enjoyment. Available for Sept. 25-30, 2015. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-5706 or email

AppleCreek Resort is located at the top of the hill in Fish Creek and has various rooms to choose from. Here are the rooms currently available for Autumnfest weekend!

Apple Creek Resort Indoor Pool

  • Honeymoon Suite – 2 open Fri.–Sun. (3 Night Min.)
  • King Suite – 4 open Thurs.–Sun. (3 Night Min.)
  • Queen Suite – 1 open Sat. & Sun. (2 Night Min.)
  • Double Queen Room – 4 open Thurs.–Sun. (3 Night Min.); 3 open for Fri. Night Only
  • Single Queen Upstairs – 2 open Fri.–Sun. (3 Night Min.)
  • Single Queen Downstairs – 1 open Thurs.–Sun. (3 Night Min.)
  • Standard Queen Economy – 1 open Thurs.–Sun. (3 Night Min.); 4 open Fri. & Sat. Night (2 Night Min.)

Always call for the best rates and current packages. All of our packages include: 10% discount on Breakfast and Pizza at Arroyo Bay Grill (across the street); 10% discount at the English Inn Restaurant, Old Post Office Restaurant, and Orchard Country Winery and Market; $5.00 gift card for Fish Creek Oilerie & Spice; 10% discount at Paul David Jewelry & Gifts; 5% discount at Renards Cheese; and 15% discount at O’Meara’s Irish Shop. *All coupons only valid according to each establishment’s hours of operation during your stay. We located directly across the street from twenty shops, dining, & the Door Community Auditorium. We are by gorgeous Peninsula State Park, Winery, Scenic Boat & Trolley Tour, & Drive-In Theatre. AppleCreek also features a wonderful Indoor pool, whirlpool and sundeck. (920) 868-3525 or (800) 569-0059

Nimmers Your Place bed“Your Place” Nimmer’s North Woods Retreat is a 3-Bedroom, 2-Bath Ranch Style Home located at 4612 Harbor School Road in the village of Egg Harbor. Rates vary seasonally, and are from $125-$225/night for this accommodation which sleeps 6-8 but can also be down sized to a 1-2 bedroom single bath accommodation. Luxury, convenience, privacy, affordability. Amenities include full appliances and three bedrooms that are available for short term rent. This 1200 ft. ranch style home has been completely upgraded with high end furnishings & modern conveniences including a whirlpool bath, large new gas grill, and large fire pit. Private & quiet, yet close to everything, the best of both worlds awaits you. Internet available. 2 night minimum stay. Pets considered. The lodging and amenities can be viewed at listing # 705682 Contact Joe Nimmer <>

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