Autumn tree line2014Autumn has come to Door County, Wisconsin and the colors are just starting to show. Grab your camera and a sweater (and a Pumpkin Spice Latte) and go on Peninsula time this weekend!

In Fish Creek you’ll find live music at Gibraltar Grill on Friday & Saturday, October 2 & 3  at 7:30pm – catch Lynn Gudmundsen & David Hatch (a/k/a The Sidekicks) performing everything from the Beatles to Beethoven! 

Sunday, Oct. 4th is Stone Harbor Resort’s 10th Annual Chili Cookoff during the Green Bay Packers game (3:25pm) with rooms for participants just $70 for Sunday night. No charge to enjoy a variety of Chili recipes, and drink specials make this a fun way to spend your afternoon.

Land Trust Oct 4The Door County Land Trust‘s event “One Land, Many Voices” will also be held on Sunday, Oct. 4th, starting at 7pm and ending by 9pm. This community event will feature live music with local bands Deathfolk, The Girls of Small Forest w/ George Sawyn, and Chicago musicians Robin & Jenny Bienemann, as well as a special presentation by nationally renowned land conservation leader, Peter Forbes. This concert and talk is free and open to the public. For more information and/or to become a Land Trust member, please visit: or call (920) 746-1359.

Remember, the 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! Get out and do more in Door County…

Last Minute Lodging Options in Door County, WI: Oct. 2-4, 2015

White Lace Inn Main HouseThe White Lace Inn in Sturgeon Bay is the epitome of a romantic bed and breakfast with cozy rooms and extravagant suites, with luxurious Victorian beds, oversized whirlpools and fireplaces, and, of course, a full, scrumptious breakfast. Our suite #19 Spring Floral is now available for the next three nights: The focal point of this spacious one room suite is a magnificent hand carved plantation canopy bed. A sofa and two chairs are covered with white slipcovers and stand out glowingly from the curtains of colorful spring floral linen fabric. Walls are covered with tiny lavender and green flowers on a crisp white background. The second story private balcony overlooks the gardens, lilac bushes and the gazebo. A hand painted lilac bush is in continuous bloom on the bathroom wall. King bed / king size whirlpool / gas fireplace / 32″ TV-VCR-DVD with surround sound / CD stereo / balcony / Wi-Fi. Please call for more information or visit online! (877) 948-5223 or (920) 743-1105

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 this weekend! 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. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 497-5221 or (920) 854-9050

GliddenGlidden 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! We have 1 one bedroom for $230/night for 2ppl and 1 two bedroom for $305/night for 4ppl and for 10/2-10/4/15 with a 2 night minimum stay. 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. Two night minimum stay. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 746-3900 or (888) 281-1127

Shoreline Resort condo-mainThe Shoreline Resort is located on the top of the Door Peninsula in Gills Rock and offers stunning views of the Green Bay Waters and that sense of seclusion that helps you escape everyday life. Onsite Marina and water view rooms invite you to stretch out on their sun deck and relax. Luxury condominiums are available with 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms, a master suite, gas fireplace, full kitchens, granite countertops, stainless appliances and a patio/deck overlooking the waterfront. We have rooms available for 1 or 2 nights on 10/2 and 2 night stays open for 10/3. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-2900

Birchwood LodgeBirchwood Lodge in Sister Bay has rooms available for your dates. A Premier Suite is still available for Saturday, Oct. 2nd with 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. 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. Take a look at all of our suites and facilities under the Lodging Options tab on our webpage. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-7195 or (866) 854-7195

Bay Shore Inn pool view from suiteBay Shore Inn in Sturgeon Bay is located along Bay Shore Drive just minutes from all the fun shopping and delectable dining in town, and offers On-Site Massage Packages as well as Dining Packages, please inquire when making your reservation. We have one suite available for Oct. 1 and 2. It is a 2 bedroom supreme unit has a waterfront view, king beds, two baths (one with whirlpool), full kitchen, dining area, living room, and a large wrap around balcony. Thursday rate:  $189 + tax, Friday rate:  $289 + tax. There is a two night minimum. Please call for more information or visit online! (800) 556-4551

Stone Harbor Resort loft%20room%20viewStone 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 still open for this weekend with no minimum stay! Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 746-0700

Water Street Inn frontThe Water Street Inn in Ephraim has rooms available for your stay. The Inn features rooms with one King or 2 Queen beds – all with water views, a sand beach and dock, stone patio and fire pit, an outdoor heated swimming pool, and more, all from a premier location in downtown Ephraim. We have 2 rooms still available for the weekend of 10/2 – 10/4. They are both a king room. The rate is $125/night and we do have a 2 night min. Please call or visit online for more info! (920) 854-2831

AppleCreek Resort is located at the top of the hill in Fish Creek and has a few different rooms to choose from this weekend. Always call for the best rates and current packages.

  • Apple Creek ResortKing Whirlpool Suites – 1 Available Friday and 1 Available Friday-Sunday Night
  • Double Queen Private Patio/Balcony Room – 1 Available Saturday Only and 3 Available Friday-Sunday Nights
  • Single Queen Room-Upstairs – 1 Available Friday-Sunday

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 are located directly across the street from twenty shops, dining, & Door Community Auditorium. We are by gorgeous Peninsula State Park, Winery, Scenic Boat & Trolley Tour, & Drive-In Theatre. We also feature a wonderful Indoor pool, whirlpool and sundeck. (920) 868-3525 or (800) 569-0059

Nimmer Your Place patio“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. Rooms available this weekend with a 2 night minimum stay. Rates 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 at a discounted rate. 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. Pets considered. The lodging and amenities can be viewed at listing #705682 Contact Joe Nimmer <>

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. We have one of our Cottages and a Private Home available this weekend with a preferred 4 night stay. Our Eagle’s Nest is available now through Oct. 5th. The West Ridge is available starting today, and departing the 4th. 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