Image from ridgessanctuary.orgSaturday, Dec. 10, 2016 Ridges Natural Christmas

Surround yourself with nature this weekend in Door County, Wisconsin! The Ridges Sanctuary is holding their annual Ridges Natural Christmas celebration and you’re invited… take a walk with family down the “softly lit” Hidden Brook Boardwalk to the Kaye Cabin to sip cider, enjoy cookies, create cool crafts, and listen to holiday tunes. This event is free with a small fee to participate in the Wreath Making Workshop ($10 for 1, $5 each additional). Toast marshmallows and chestnuts around the open fire and feel the spirit of the season sink into your bones! For more information visit online! Image above from http://www.ridgessanctuary.org/.

michael-smith-2016-lmgMore TO DO in the Door this WEEKEND!

Visit our Calendar of Events to see what else is going on this weekend including concerts with String Ties at the White Gull Inn, Michael Smith and Adam Mackintosh at Lost Moth Gallery, and Sideshow and Only the Sun at Stone Harbor Resort; plus catch Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol and the Peninsula Singers Holiday Concert; and shop local at the Winter Farm Market in Baileys Harbor!


Last Minute Lodging December 9-11, 2016

bridgeport-resort-fireplaceBridgeport Resort in the center of historic Sturgeon Bay offers an array of on-site recreational amenities including indoor/outdoor heated swimming pools with an indoor splash park and playground for the kids, a whirlpool, a sauna, and a fitness center. Just a few 3-bedroom units and hotel rooms are still available for this weekend Saturday, Dec 10, 2016. Bridgeport Waterfront Resort is located in the center of historic Sturgeon Bay with exceptional access to all of Door County, Wisconsin’s quaint shops, award winning restaurants, scenic parks and wide variety of attractions. All Suites Include: In Room Whirlpool, Snack Bar or Full Kitchen, King Bed, Hair Dryer, TV and DVD Player, Glasses and Silverware, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Iron and Ironing Board and a Guest Service Directory. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.bridgeportresort.net (920) 746-9919 or (800) 671-9190

hillside-pictures-015Hillside Inn of Door County is located in Ephraim with gorgeous views of the water from private and shared balconies. Rooms are available this weekend! The Inn has been luxuriously renovated with careful attention to preserving the original integrity and simplicity of this white-painted landmark from the late 1800s, and features five beautiful adults only suites and two family friendly cottages with fireplaces, and elegant bathrooms. All rooms have in-room fireplaces and large walk-in showers, one suite has an in-room whirlpool as well. Continental Breakfast included. Small dogs considered with approval. http://www.hillsideofdoorcounty.com (920) 854-3272 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

stone-harbor-resort-roomStone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay offers a wonderful selection of hotel 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, a business center, great on-site dining, and live music on Friday, 12/9 with Sideshow and Saturday, 12/10 with Only the Sun, in the Stone Harbor Pub.  Rooms and suites are available this weekend with no minimum stay requirement! Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.stoneharbor-resort.com/ (920) 746-0700

White Lace Inn

The White Lace Inn in Sturgeon Bay is the epitome of a romantic bed and breakfast with cozy rooms and extravagant suites, with luxurious queen or king size Victorian beds, oversized whirlpools and fireplaces, and, of course, a full, scrumptious breakfast. Rooms are available this weekend! Relax by the gazebo, accessible by garden pathways, perfect for wandering, which surround and connect the four turn-of-the-century homes that make up the Inn’s 18 elegant rooms. Walk to shops and galleries, restaurants and pubs, parks, and the waterfront! Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.whitelaceinn.com/ (877) 948-5223 or (920) 743-1105

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. Rooms are available with a two 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 are non-smoking and pet freeEnjoy dinner with a view at the adjacent Donny’s Glidden Lodge Restaurant to wrap up your day. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.gliddenlodge.com/ (920) 746-3900 or (888) 281-1127

AppleCreek Resort

AppleCreek Resort is located at the top of the hill in Fish Creek and has various rooms to choose from. We are located across from unique shops, & dining; by gorgeous Peninsula State Park; and few minutes to wineries, theaters, galleries and Peninsula Art School. Suites have a private whirlpool and fireplace! Our availability this weekend with no minimum stay is:

  • Honeymoon Suite 2 night package: $248 A king sized bed. Whirlpool, fireplace, private patio/balcony facing the court yard, microwave, mini-fridge, complimentary coffee, wet bar sink, flat screen TV.
  • King Suite 2 night package: $228 Has a king sized bed. Whirlpool, fireplace, patio/balcony, microwave, mini-fridge, complimentary coffee, wet bar sink, flat screen TV. Can also have a queen size Murphy bed, and sofa sleeper made up for an additional $5 per night.
  • Queen Suite 2 night package: $198 A queen sized bed. Whirlpool, fireplace, patio (1st floor only), microwave, mini-fridge, complimentary coffee, wet bar sink, flat screen TV. Can also have a queen size Murphy bed and sofa sleeper made up for an additional $5 per night.
  • Double Queen Patio/Balcony Room 2 night package: $158 Two queen beds in the same room with a private patio or balcony, microwave, small refrigerator, complimentary coffee. (Some rooms also have a sofa sleeper that can be made up for an additional $5 per night).
  • Single Queen Upstairs Room 2 night package: $147 One queen bed, microwave, mini-fridge, complimentary coffee, adjoining rooms available upon request. (Some units also have a sofa sleeper that can be made up for an additional $5 per night). 2nd floor only.
  • Deluxe Guest House 2 night package: $308 Two Bedroom each with a King bed, two bathrooms, whirlpool tub, fireplace, kitchen w/dishwasher. (Sofa Sleepers upon request at $5 per night) Available year round.
  • The Country Cottage 2 night package: $278 Privately owned off premises vacation home with wood burning fireplace, kitchen w/dishwasher, grill, outdoor fire pit, 1-3 bedroom.

All of our packages include: 10% discount at the Fish Creek Scenic Boat Tours; 10% discount at The English Inn Restaurant, the Old Post Office Restaurant, and Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery and Market; 5% discount at Renards Cheese; 10% discount at Paul David Jewelry & Gifts and at O’Meara’s Irish Shop; and a $5.00 gift card for Fish Creek Oilerie & Spice. (All coupons only valid according to each establishment’s hours of operation during your stay.) We also feature a wonderful Indoor pool, whirlpool and sundeck. http://www.applecreekresort.com/ (920) 868-3525 or (800) 569-0059

BayShore_308_5_FSBay 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. Rooms are available this weekend and we are offering a special package of stay three nights for the price of two! Bay Shore Inn offers 1, 2, and 3 bedroom suites, all with private decks to watch the sunset over Potawatomi State Park. Featuring updated kitchens with granite counters, WIFI, indoor and outdoor pools, hot tub, game room, sand beach to lounge, campfire area, bikes, paddle boats, kayaks, tennis, basketball courts and more! Please call for more information or visit online! http://bayshoreinn.net (800) 556-4551

lodgings-at-pioneer-lane-leaf_roompsd_400The Lodgings at Pioneer Lane, a small country inn nestled in the heart of Ephraim, creates the perfect setting for a getaway anytime of the year. Rooms are available this weekend! Our guests are pampered in spacious rooms each uniquely decorated to capture a different Door County theme—a north woods log cabin, a cozy cottage, an airy Swedish villa, a sea captain’s retreat, or a mid-century hideaway. All of our rooms have king-sized beds dressed with our signature fine linens. Six rooms have spacious modern tiled-bathrooms, whirlpools, and kitchenettes with wet bar, under-counter refrigerator, coffee-making supplies, and tableware. All rooms are air-conditioned and wired for free cable TV and WiFi. Please call for more information or visit online! http://lodgingatpioneerlane.com/ (800) 588-3565 or (920) 854-7656

eagle-harbor-inn-2bdrm-fireplace-and-kitchenEagle 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. Rooms and suites are still available this weekend. Our Whirlpool Suites are perfect accommodations for couples and families, located in architecturally distinct houses, each containing several units. Each suite features a 6’ whirlpool in the master bedroom with rheostatic lighting, custom soaps & loofah, two-way fireplace and a cherry wood Eastlake queen bed with down comforter & pillow selection. Also included is a private deck, a fully equipped apartment size kitchen with coffee maker, range, toaster, and microwave. There are also TV/DVD, CD/iPod stereo, living/dining room, hair dryer & iron. Breakfast is not included for guests that stay in the suites but we do offer a lovely homemade Breakfast Basket (continental for two) which will be delivered to your door to start your day. B&B rooms do include a full scrumptious breakfast each morning. 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. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.eagleharborinn.com/ (920) 854-2121 or (800) 324-5427

Westwood Shores living-area-1-brWestwood 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. Suites are available for this weekend! 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! http://www.westwoodshores.net/ (920) 746-4057 or (800) 440-4057

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. Offering King Whirlpool rooms, Lodge Rooms, and the Evergreen Suite (perfect for larger groups). Rooms are available this weekend! Amenities include a heated pool, wifi, breakfast lounge, outdoor grill and fire ring, playground, and a sitting area with a fireplace. Continental Breakfast included. This is a wonderful weekend to enjoy the outdoor activities at The Ridges and the peaceful quite of Door County in December. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.openhearthlodge.com/ (920) 854-4890 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

205 Coachlite InnCoachlite Inn in Sister Bay has rooms available for this weekend! Set in the quiet of the pines, the Coachlite Inn 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! http://www.coachliteinn.com/ (920) 854-5503

Birchwood Lodge fireplaceBirchwood Lodge in Sister Bay is located within walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars, recreation, a grocery store and the beach/marina/waterfront park in Sister Bay! Rooms are available this weekend for one or more nights. Premier Suites are available with one king bed, one queen size sleeper sofa, full bath, double whirlpool tub, gas fireplace, kitchenette, private deck/balcony. Rate per night plus tax is based on two person occupancy, max 4 people, children under age 13-free, additional people over 13+ $10 per night. Village Homes are available with one king size bed in the master suite with a full, attached bath, twin beds or a queen size bed in the guest suite and another full bath, a full kitchen, in-unit laundry, a queen size sleeper sofa, a sitting area with a gas fireplace, a dining area, TV’s/DVD players, and a private deck/balcony. Rate per night is based on four persons occupancy. The maximum occupancy for this suite is limited to six persons with an extra charge of $10.00 per person per night for the fifth/sixth persons, age 13+. We have an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court, an exercise room, free Wi-Fi and we also offer a continental breakfast each morning. Minimum 2+ night stay required for all 2 bedrooms and up. Please call for more information or visit online! http://birchwoodlodge.com/ (920) 854-7195 or (866) 854-7195

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