Make your New Year’s Resolution to spend more time in Door County, Wisconsin! You can get started right away – just book your New Year’s Eve weekend at one of these great resorts, lodges, or inns.

wifee-xmas-coverCelebrate with your friends in style by catching the fabulous sounds of Wifee & the HuzzBand while you dance the night away at Stone Harbor Resort‘s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Party in Sturgeon Bay.

Make it a family event, bring the kids along to Sister Bay’s New Year’s Poppin’ Eve at the Sister Bay Ice Rink for skating (rollerskating likely since it’s so warm), concessions, a bonfire, and Door County’s only New Year’s Fireworks!

If you’ve made reservations for the spectacular New Year’s Eve dinner at Wickman House or at the Fireside Restaurant in Ellison Bay, you can get a safe ride to the Mink River Basin or to Husby’s in Sister Bay before the ball drops! Reservations are filling up, but click HERE for more information and call the restaurants to inquire about open tables and times.

Book a New Year’s Eve Package at Birchwood Lodge which includes gift certificates for dining, and you’ll be just a short walk from Husby’s where you’ve find live music, delicious food, and drinks, and Birchwood will send a shuttle to bring you back to the lodge at the end of the night. Check out Birchwood’s listing below for more details.

Winter 2014-15 034You’ll almost certainly want to sleep in on January 1st, 2016 – but don’t miss the Polar Bear Plunge at Lakeside Park in Jacksonport at Noon sharp! JJ’s of Jacksonport will be serving food and drinks to warm you up before and after the plunge. It’s going to be a fairly warm New Year’s Day – so if you’ve been putting off the plunge, this might be your year! Visit the Jacksonport Polar Bear Club for registration information. After you dry off, head to Egg Harbor for the county’s only New Year’s Day Parade!


Last Minute Lodging in Door County: New Year’s Eve & Weekend 2015-16

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. We have openings for New Year’s Eve and day in one, two or three bedroom suites, at our great holiday rates: $230/1BR, $305/2BR, $365/3BR per nightly per suite with a two-night stay. Anytime between 12/27 and 12/30 the winter rates are in effect at $160/1BR, $225/2BR, $270/3BR and the Winter Fling Special is in effect – stay 2 nights get the 3rd night free! 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. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 746-3900 or (888) 281-1127

Birchwood LodgeBirchwood Lodge in Sister Bay has a “Rockin’ New Year’s Eve” Package for you! Ring in the new year with a fun-filled, yet relaxing experience with a two nights stay. Check-in to any of our cozy suites on the afternoon of December 31st and begin your stay with a dip in our indoor, heated swimming pool, followed by a soothing rest in the sauna. Package includes a $30 gift card for Husby’s Food and Spirits, just a short walk from Birchwood on New Year’s Eve where there will be live music with the Todd Carey Band, and a shuttle will bring you home at the end of the night; and a $20 gift card for Klaud’s Kitchen (also within walking distance) for a great homemade breakfast or lunch in 2016! You’ll even get a special discount of $10.00 off the room rate! 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

wws winter entranceWestwood Shores Waterfront Resort in Sturgeon Bay is located on scenic Bay Shore Drive just 3 miles from shops, restaurants, scenic parks and a variety of attractions. Rooms are available for New Year’s Eve! Westwood Shores offers one and two bedroom suites featuring whirlpools, fireplaces and kitchens and a breathtaking view of the bay from every suite. On-site amenities include indoor/outdoor heated swimming pools, whirlpool, sauna, fitness center. Free paddle boats and row boats. Free property wide WiFi too! (920) 746-4057 or (800) 440-4057

White Lace Inn Room #9The White Lace Inn in Sturgeon Bay is an exquisite, romantic, bed and breakfast with cozy rooms and extravagant suites featuring luxurious queen or king size Victorian beds, oversized whirlpools and fireplaces, and, of course, a full, scrumptious breakfast. A number of rooms are still available for New Year’s weekends. Please call for more information or visit online! (877) 948-5223 or (920) 743-1105

Apple Creek Resort Indoor Pool

AppleCreek Resort is located at the top of the hill in Fish Creek and has availability within all of our room styles available for New Year’s Eve & Day with great 2 night and 3 night packages. We will also have extended hours for our indoor pool and whirlpool during New Year’s Eve. Always call for the best rates and current packages. Suites have a private whirlpool and fireplace. All of our packages include: 10% discount at The English Inn Restaurant, $5 gift card for Fish Creek Oilerie & Spice Co., 10% discount at Orchard Country Winery and Market, Hide Side Corner Store, Paul David Jewelry & Gifts, and O’Meara’s Irish Shop, and more! 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. We also feature a wonderful Indoor pool, whirlpool and sundeck. (920) 868-3525 or (800) 569-0059

Eagle Harbor Inn holiday open houseEagle 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. 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. Available rooms are as follows:

  • 1-bedroom whirlpool suites available for NYE weekend $169/night plus tax
  • 2-bedroom whirlpool suite available for NYE weekend $199/night plus tax
  • B&B rooms: Hilda & Hulda at $108/night plus tax and Toneta, Eugenia & Augusta at $126/night plus tax.

Eagle Harbor Inn has a NYE package at $366 plus tax includes: 2 nights in whirlpool suite, homemade breakfast basket delivered the first morning, mimosa makings, party hats, favors, bath grains & robes to use during visit. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-2121 or (800) 324-5427

Bay 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 do have all types of suites available for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

  • BayShore_308_5_FSWinter Wonderland Wine Trolley Tour Package: (Rate $346+tax) This includes a Friday and Saturday night stay in a one-bedroom water view suite and a $25 Door County Visitor Bureau Gift Certificate. The trolley tour is 5 hours, touring two wineries, followed by a cozy sleigh or carriage ride and topped off with a fireside lunch at the English Inn.
  • Winter Get-Away in Door County Package: (Rate $198+tax weekdays, or $238+tax, weekend stay. This includes a two-night stay in one of our exquisite one bedroom water view suites, a $20 gift certificate to the Frozen Spoon, the newest frozen yogurt bar and restaurant in Sturgeon Bay, and a $20 gas card.

Winter rates are now in effect, and we offer a special package of stay three nights for the price of two! Please call Bay Shore Inn for more information or visit online! (800) 556-4551

Open Hearth Lodge RoomOpen Hearth Lodge in Sister Bay is located on 6.5 acres of scenic Door County open space with landscaped lawn, rural meadows and young forest. We have availability right on through the new year. Our standard lodge rooms (1 king/2 queens) are $69/night+ tax for two adults Sunday through Thursday and $84/night plus tax for two adults on Fri/Sat/Holidays (eve & day of) with some openings in “premium” rooms (whirlpool, etc) and suites (1 or 2 bedroom) still available. Amenities include a heated pool, wifi, breakfast lounge, outdoor grill and fire ring, playground, and a sitting area with a fireplace. Continental Breakfast included. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-4890

Scandinavian LodgeBed & WhirlpoolScandinavian Lodge is located in the heart of Sister Bay. Rooms are still available for New Year’s Eve! Amenities include in-room whirlpools, full kitchens, fireplaces, and free WiFi, and on the grounds you’ll find indoor and outdoor heated pools, a sauna, fitness center, tennis court, game rooms, playground, bike rentals, gas grills, and lots more! Scandinavian Lodge offers a 10% discount for 7 night stays! Please call for more information or visit online! (888) 645-6343 or (920) 854-7123

New-Furniture-3-webNewport Resort in Egg Harbor has rooms available for New Year’s weekend. Located in Egg Harbor near many of Door County’s shops, restaurants, scenic parks and a variety of attractions, Newport Resort offers one and two bedroom suites featuring whirlpools, fireplaces and kitchens. On-site amenities include indoor/outdoor heated swimming pools, whirlpool, sauna, fitness center. Free WiFi and Continental Breakfast included. Outside enjoy the picnic grilling area with fire table, free use of bikes, and a children’s playgrounds both inside and outdoor. (920) 868-9900

StoneHarbor_Post_Dec_2015Stone 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 available for New Year’s Day (sorry, full New Year’s Eve – but you can still attend our New Year’s Eve Party featuring live music with Wifee & the HuzzBand! Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 746-0700

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