September 8-10, 2017: Ephraim Vintage Festival

The Third Annual Ephraim Vintage Festival brings the Concours d’Elégance to Door County and adds a little local flavor. Meaning a “competition of elegance,” the Concours d’Elégance dates back to the 17th Century French Aristocracy parading carriages, and eventually automobiles, through the parks of Paris on Summer weekends and holidays.

Downtown Ephraim

Ephraim’s Vintage Festival features both the Hagerty Hill Climb on Saturday and the Arbor Crowne Properties Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, which will highlight rare Pre-War European, American Classics, and significant post-war Sports Cars through 1968! Participants of the festival will also have the opportunity to experience a piece of the peninsula via the Hillside in of Door County Tour on Friday, followed by a welcoming parting next to the Hillside Inn property.

The Hillside Inn of Door County

The Hagerty Hill Climb is for registered drivers and inspected vehicles, but you can watch the event from public viewing areas – you might want to get there early, some 4,000 spectators are expected this year! The Dinner Dance will also be held Saturday, starting at 6:30pm for all event marshals, judges, and participants under the Grand Tent adjacent to the Hillside Inn. Cocktail Attire is required, and 1946 apparel is encouraged – there will even be a 16 piece swing band! To register for participation, visit Please see the list of eligible automobiles and use the Downloadable entry form. If you have any problems entering your vehicle please call (312) 364-8435. For more information visit online at http://ephraim-doorcounty.com/

Looking for more Door? Find dining, festivals, live music, theater and more on the Peninsula when you visit our Door County Events Calendar and download the Door County Chefs Mobile Dining App – FREE for iPhone and Android with click-to-call phone number and GPS directions, plus DC Chefs Member menus! Don’t forget to follow DC Lodging on Facebook to hear about lodging specials, available rooms, and last minute cancellations


Last Minute Lodging in Door County: Sept. 8-10, 2017

Pine Grove Resort is located in Ephraim and offers a piece of natural, pristine shoreline, and private sand beach, as well as luxury suites with private whirlpool baths, a heated indoor pool, whirlpool, and pool sundeck, overlooking Eagle Harbor. We have the following room styles available for this weekend:

  • King Whirlpool Suite
  • King Full Water View or Partial Water View
  • Queen Partial Water View or Wood View
  • 2-Queen Full Water View or Partial Water View or Standard View

We are just minutes from Peninsula State Park, and surrounded by golfing, fishing, and tons of relaxing and family activities. We also offer a variety of packages including a Dinner & Play Package, Romance Package, family package, and Golf Package.  For more information about our packages, room styles, and pictures of our rooms and resort, call or visit online please! http://pinegrovedoorcounty.com/  (920) 854-2321

Eagle Harbor Inn Eugenia RoomEagle Harbor Inn is located across from the Bay, on the main street in Ephraim, this intimate and welcoming Bed & Breakfast Inn offers elegant Whirlpool Suites with kitchenettes and B&B rooms, providing a perfect balance of quaint charm with many resort amenities. We have 1 and 2 bedroom whirlpool suites available this weekend. Rates are: 1 bed (2 people) $222-229 and 2 beds (4 people) $298-299. Additional people $25/per person per night. All of the distinctly decorated B&B Rooms feature queen beds (1 w/ a double), all with a private bath, flat screen TV, DVD, cable, Wi-Fi, antique armoires and inviting chairs. The B&B is double occupancy, for 8 years old and up. A beautiful full breakfast is served in the Inn for guests that stay in our B&B rooms. In addition to the B&B, we offer elegant Whirlpool Suites: 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. 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

Ephraim Guest House is located in a relaxing, beautifully landscaped setting, just a half-block from the sparkling waters of Eagle Harbor in Ephraim. Rooms are available this weekend! Suites feature fully equipped kitchens, living rooms with Digital TVs, and dining areas; some suites also offer private patios, gas fireplaces, and whirlpool tubs. Please call for more information or visit online! http://ephraimguesthouse.com/ (800) 589-8423 or (920) 854-2319

Ephraim Shores Resort is located in the heart of Ephraim, with a beautiful view of Eagle Harbor. It’s a “Shore thing” at Ephraim Shores! Rooms are available for Friday 9/8 only stays (full on Saturday). Enjoy the indoor heated pool and hot tub, exercise room, WiFi, bikes, and game room, or just sit and enjoy the view from our private waterfront sundeck. Ephraim Shores is the waterfront family destination you’ve been looking for. Please call for more information or visit online! http://ephraimshores.com/ (877) 854-2371 or (920) 854-2371

Nordic Lodge in Sister Bay is located in a quiet wooded setting at the south end of Sister Bay offering the “ambiance of peaceful, isolated luxury,” and is just a brief walk from Pebble Beach and a short jaunt from Bay Ridge Golf Course. We have 2 rooms with Doubles, 2 King rooms, and 1 Suite open this weekend. We are just minutes away from downtown Sister Bay and the beach, and surrounded by tons of relaxing and family activities. Each room at the Nordic Lodge gets to enjoy their own private patio or balcony. All guests have access to a beautiful heated indoor pool; relaxing, clean whirlpool; spacious exterior deck; and a microwave in the lobby and wireless internet. Light continental breakfast and juice are served each morning. Door County Coffee Co. coffee and tea are served throughout the day. Hot apple cider is served afternoons in the fall. We also provide complimentary bottled water and popcorn at all times in our Lobby. Ask about Romantic Getaway, Dinner and a Play, and Family Fun Packages, and visit online for more information. http://www.thenordiclodge.com/ (920) 854-5432 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

The Coachlite Inn & Suites in Sister Bay has rooms available this weekend! Set in the quiet of the pines, the Coachlite Inn & Suites offers the illusion of seclusion, while still being just one half mile from the heart of Sister Bay. Enjoy complimentary Door County Coffee and Tea in the lobby and the Deluxe Continental Breakfast served daily during the season, 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 Flat Panel televisions with extended cable TV, DVD players, Wi-Fi throughout the property, coffeemaker, hair drier, 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

The Ridges Inn & Suites in Baileys Harbor has freshly painted guest rooms in 2017 with new carpeting in nearly all guest rooms and all cottages, new Serta Signature Suite Plush 13″ mattresses and box-springs at the inn, new linen packages, including, sheets, comforters and bath linens! Rooms are available this weekend with a 2 night minimum stay with rates from $119-$199 per night, plus tax for 2. As always, 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! http://www.ridgesinn.com/ (920) 839-2127 summer; (920) 854-3266 winter office *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

The Ashbrooke is an adult vacation resort hotel – get away from it all! We have one room available for a three- or four-night stay the weekend of September 8th with arrival on Friday the 8th. Located in the heart of Egg Harbor, you’ll find yourselves just minutes from fabulous shopping, delicious food, and lots of activities and entertainment. Amenities include an indoor pool, dry-heat sauna, and whirlpool, and a coffee maker with Starbucks coffee in every room and WiFi. Inquire about special packages to enhance your visit and please call for more information or visit online! http://www.ashbrooke.net/ (877) 868-3113

Parkwood Lodge in Fish Creek features a variety of affordable room types including our newly remodeled Deluxe Lodge rooms, Deluxe Kitchenettes (all with 2 Queen beds) and new Family Suites (sleeps up to 7). Rooms are available this weekend with a 2 night minimum stay. The resort also has King rooms and 1 Bedroom suites with wood burning stoves. All of our rooms and suites are equipped with private bathroom, air conditioning, refrigerator, microwave, phone, and cable television and free wi-fi. The resort has a large indoor pool, whirlpool, game room and play area with 10 acres of beautiful park-like grounds. Take a leisure walk on our wooded trails leaving right from our property! In the evening, relax around our bonfire area. Parkwood Lodge is located near Peninsula State Park on the north end of Popular Fish Creek near shops, restaurants and several venues for performing arts. We are a family owned resort and our atmosphere is casual, relaxed, and friendly. http://www.parkwoodlodge.com/ (920) 868-2046 or (800) 433-7592

The Shallows Resort in Egg Harbor is a family-owned and family-friendly resort, with a variety of accommodations designed to meet your vacation needs. This weekend we have the following available: for Fri. only – 1 Gatehouse suite with 1 king and sofa sleeper+ full kitchen and living room; Motel Rooms are also available starting Sunday night. 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! http://www.shallows.com/ (920) 868-3458 or (800) 257-1560 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

Egg Harbor Lodge sits atop the bluff overlooking the waters of Green Bay in Egg Harbor. Splash and swim in their outdoor pool or invigorate in the indoor whirlpool. For September 8-10 we have the following available: a Premium King at $200/night (2 night min.) and a Top Deck King at $210/night (available Saturday and Sunday night – 1 night okay). Our rooms are superbly maintained and feature the artwork of Door County artists, king size beds, (a few have two queen size beds), microwaves, refrigerators and first-rate furnishings. Some rooms have double whirlpool baths. Our stone hearth suite may be Door County’s finest accommodation, offering two bedrooms, a kitchen, a whirlpool room and a huge stone fireplace. The view is breathtaking! Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.eggharborlodge.com/ (920) 868-3115 or theview@eggharborlodge.com

Bridgeport 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. We have a 1-Bedroom open or 9/8 & 9/9; there are also two 1-Bedrooms and several 2-Bedroom units available for Friday, 9/8 only stays. 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

The Inn at Little Sister Hill in Sister Bay offers deluxe one and two bedroom loft suites with full kitchens. Rooms are available starting Saturday 9/9. Comfort and Relaxation await you in our deluxe suites. Three separate cedar buildings, each two levels, stretch along our property. Each of its 26 suites is individually owned and each is uniquely decorated by the owners – some with Door County cherry or apple harvest themes, others in country decor and one has photos of waterfalls all around .The resort has a heated outdoor pool with shallow end for the little ones as well as a playground, fire pit and grilling areas. This is a great vacation location between Ephraim and Sister Bay within walking distance to Pebble Beach and the Bay Ridge Golf Course, and with access to the paved hike and bike trail that goes in to downtown Sister Bay where you’ll find lots of shopping and dining options and the public beach and park. http://www.doorcountyinn.com/ (920) 854-2328 or (800) 768-6317

Newport Resort in Egg Harbor has rooms available for your dates. Located in Egg Harbor near many of Door County’s shops, restaurants, scenic parks and a variety of attractions, Newport Resort has one and two bedroom suites available this weekend 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. http://www.newportresort.com/ (920) 868-9900

The Parkside Inn is just across the street from the Ellison Bay public beach and offers suites for one, two or three night stays, and is known for their clean, quiet, spacious rooms and very competitive prices. 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! http://parksideinndc.com/ (920) 497-5221 or (920) 854-9050

The 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. For Friday and Saturday 9/8 and 9/9, we have a two or three bedroom suite available (2 night min); and Courtyard Rooms are open with a King or 2 Queens for Friday 9/8 only. 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! Coach House and Garden House Suites open year-round. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.settlementinn.com/ (920) 868-3524 or (877) 398-9308

The 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. Luxury condominiums are available with 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms, a master suite, gas fireplace, full kitchens, granite counter tops, stainless appliances and a patio/deck overlooking the waterfront. Waterfront Motel Rooms have patio doors which open to a private patio/balcony for viewing the spectacular Door County sunsets. Rooms are available with 1 or 2 queen sized beds with a full bath. All accommodations include a small microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker for your convenience. Onsite Marina and water view rooms invite you to stretch out on the sun deck and relax. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.theshorelineresort.com/ (920) 854-2900 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

Stone 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 this weekend with no minimum stay requirement! Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.stoneharbor-resort.com/ (920) 746-0700

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! Rooms are available this weekend! All of our packages include: 10% discount at the Fish Creek Scenic Boat Tours; 10% discount at The English Inn Restaurant’s Friday Fish Fry, and Orchard Country Winery and Market; 5% discount at Renards Cheese; 10% discount at Hide Side Corner Store and at O’Meara’s Irish Shop; and a $5.00 gift card for Curt’s Oilerie & Spice Co. (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

Country House Resort 2nd Floor Water View SuiteCountry House Resort in Sister Bay offers a quiet, relaxed, adult atmosphere and a perfect place to get away from it all. 46 rooms & suites, most with private, water view balconies, are nestled on 27 secluded, wooded acres on a rolling bluff overlooking the waters of Sister Bay. We cater to adults and provide privacy to those who savor it. In-room whirlpools and fireplaces are available. Amenities include 1,100 feet of private shoreline, an oversized outdoor whirlpool, heated outdoor swimming pool, kayaks, multi-speed bikes, a nature trail along the water, free WI-FI, a shoreline dock for gazing, fishing or swimming, tennis court, lawn games and more. A deluxe European buffet breakfast is included with all rooms during spring, fall and peak seasons. Please call for more information or visit online! https://www.countryhouseresort.com/ (920) 854-4551 or (800) 424-0041 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

Door County Lighthouse Vacation Rentals offers 7 different kinds of lodging for your family, couples traveling together, reunions, wedding attendees, and groups attending Door County events. We offer the Bluffwood House, a 3 bedroom house in the woods which sleeps up to 10, just north of downtown Egg Harbor. We also have two Awesome Sunset Condos which are first floor units with 2 bedrooms and one or two baths depending which condo you choose. The view of the village and the sunset over the bay is outstanding! These two condos have an outdoor swimming pool. The Bluffwood House and Condos are available this weekend! These rentals have a 3 night minimum stay and a 10% discount on any reservation of 5 nights or more. We do require a 50% deposit at time of booking and final payment when you arrive. Rates range from $175—$290 per night plus tax depending which property meets your needs. The registration office is at 7914 Church Street, Egg Harbor, WI 54209 and check-in is between 4pm and 7pm. Checkout is by 11am. Please call or visit online for more information. http://dclighthouserentals.com (866) 868-9088 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

The Harbor Light Inn in Ellison Bay features three buildings, each with its own character and charm – The Main Inn, once a beautiful Victorian home, has queen and king suites rooms, with a private entrance and a balcony in each room; Troll Cottage, a quaint 2-bedroom cottage set back against the woods; and The Lighthouse Suites, which are located on the first and second floor of the old lighthouse! The open front yard offers a great view of the water and sunsets. A newly renovated Gathering Space offers a large full kitchen, dining area, and sitting area with a beautiful fireplace, perfect for group meetings or meals, or as a place for families and friends to play games, read books, or just relax. Rooms and suites are available for Friday and Sunday night stays. (Full on Saturday, sorry!) www.harborlightinndc.com  (920) 421-2233

Homestead Suites is located on Main Street in the heart of Fish Creek. With Peninsula State Park as a backyard, you can practically bike, hike, walk, snowshoe, or ski right from your hotel room or condo door. WiFi and Continental Breakfast included. Rooms are available this weekend! Amenities include game room, exercise room, plus indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpools, and sauna! Children 17 and under stay free. Please call for more information or visit online. http://www.homesteadsuites.com/ (920) 868-3748 or (800) 686-6621

Open 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,Premium King Rooms,  Lodge Rooms, Deluxe 2 Queens, One-Bedroom Suites, 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, computer area, patio, laundry and fitness center. Some suites and rooms have fireplaces, Continental Breakfast is included with your stay and Free WiFi in all rooms. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.openhearthlodge.com/ (920) 854-4890 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

Sister Bay Inn is located just outside of Sister Bay, and has been recently updated by new owners. Affordable and friendly, close to town, and open year round, make Sister Bay Inn your home port when visiting the peninsula. Rooms are available this weekend with a minimum stay. After a day of exploring Door County’s many attractions and scenic views, come back to the Inn and enjoy a relaxing swim in our heated outdoor swimming pool, or bubble your cares away in our heated outdoor whirlpool tub. Each room offers your choice of two Queen beds or one King bed, a private bath with a shower, cable color flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, an in-room phone, a small refrigerator, coffee maker, and individually controlled heat and air conditioning. Some rooms also have a private patio or balcony! Continental Breakfast is offered May through October. We also offer access to a snowmobile trail, and fishing boat charging. We are pleased to offer a limited number of pet-friendly rooms for well-behaved pets. Please contact us to inquire about availability. http://www.sisterbayinn.com/ (920) 854-4242 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

White Lace Inn Room #1The 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 on 9/7 and 9/8 this weekend (full on 9/9). Relax by the gazebo and fish pond, 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. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.whitelaceinn.com/ (877) 948-5223 or (920) 743-1105

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. Rooms are available this weekend! 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

Birchwood Lodge Two Bedroom Village HomeBirchwood 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! We have a 1-Bedroom open for the weekend, and two 1-Bedrooms and several 2-Bedroom units available for 9/8 only. 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. 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! http://birchwoodlodge.com/ (920) 854-7195 or (866) 854-7195

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