November 19, 2017 Annual Ellison Bay Tree Lighting Ceremony and Chili Supper

Get together around the tree at 5pm for the lighting and sing carols in good company; and enjoy a hot bowl of chili. Free event, donations of canned goods for local food pantries is encouraged. Sponsored by the Ellison Bay Service Club.

November 17-19, 2017 Christmas by the Bay in Sturgeon Bay

Nicolet National Bank and Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center present Christmas by the Bay in 2017. Gather with friends and family at the tree lighting ceremony on Friday, 6-8pm by the Clock Tower on Third Avenue. Gently-used winter clothing items will be collected for the county-wide Big Bundle Up Campaign. Enjoy live holiday music with Josh Gregory, Hervy Hodges, and Mike Raye, and caroling with members of the Sturgeon Bay High School choir. Hop on a Horse Drawn Wagon Ride through town, and bring your letters to Santa to his mailbox at the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, 36 S. Third Avenue.

Dress for the season and the weather on Saturday so you can watch Sturgeon Bay’s Holiday Parade at 10am from Sawyer Park across the Oregon Street Bridge and down Third Avenue. Meet Santa for a family photo after the parade at the Door County Historical Museum, and Horse-drawn wagon rides continue Saturday from 11am-2pm. Door County Trolley rides will be available from 11am-5pm.

Bring the kids to Stone Harbor Resort & Conference Center on Sunday for Breakfast with Santa from 9-11am. Make sure to enter the Moo-La-La Giveaway… one lucky person will win $1,000. The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center will draw multiple winners each day Monday through Friday from the entry boxes to receive a $25 gift certificate to participating businesses. Grand Prize drawing will be December 15! Click here for the list of participating businesses and details on Giveaway dates. For a complete list of holiday events in Sturgeon Bay during November and December, review the  2017 Holiday Events Brochure. For additional information, call: 920-743-6246.

It’s the Women’s Getaway Weekend at Bridgeport Waterfront Resort! Get the girls together in Door County Friday, Nov. 17 thru Sunday, Nov. 19 and enjoy a Welcome Reception with Dessert Bar, Women’s Shopping With a Variety of Vendors, Complimentary Pampering Services, and Sunday Brunch! Please call for reservations: (920) 746-9919 or (800) 671-9190.

Looking for dining, festivals, and entertainment on the Peninsula? 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!

EATS: Don’t go hungry – find all of Door County’s fantastic restaurants, pubs, markets, wineries and more on the handy Door County Chefs Mobile Dining App available on iTunes and GooglePlay!


Open in Winter Lodging Options: Door County, WI

Though some properties close after the busy summer season in Door County, many remain open for those who come to enjoy Door County’s crisp late fall days, pristine winters, and a holiday home away in one of our cozy communities. The following have lodging options available all winter long with some great lodging specials and packages to help you experience more Door! 

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! 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. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.applecreekresort.com/ (920) 868-3525 or (800) 569-0059

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. 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! LODGING SPECIALS. Please call for more information or visit online! http://bayshoreinn.net (800) 556-4551

Birchwood 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 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. LODGING SPECIALS. Please call for more information or visit online! http://birchwoodlodge.com/ (920) 854-7195 or (866) 854-7195

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. 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. LODGING SPECIALS and LODGING ADD-ONS. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.bridgeportresort.net (920) 746-9919 or (800) 671-9190

The Coachlite Inn & Suites in Sister Bay has rooms available for your dates! 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. LODGING SPECIALS. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.coachliteinn.com/ (920) 854-5503

Country 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. Pet-Friendly DetailsLODGING SPECIALS. 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, Wisconsin events. We have our Off the Beaten Path 4 unit apartment building which is pet friendly with approval. Each unit has 2 bedrooms, full kitchen, living & dining area, with one bath. The Kornerstone unit on the upper level also has a fireplace. These units have patios or decks and is a great option for groups or multiple families. 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 or email info@dclighthouserentals.com *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

Dreamland Properties of Door County, WI offers a variety of private lodging options in Door County, Wisconsin. Waterfront and Wooded properties offer stunning views of the peninsula’s natural beauty, and a host of amenities to enhance your stay including fireplaces, row boats, WiFi, picnic areas, decks and patios, A/C, fire pits, grills, private beaches, and more! Some properties are open year-round and some are pet-friendly with approval. Visit online to view the properties, amenities, rates, and availability.  http://www.doorcountyvacancies.com/ (920) 737-4823 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

Eagle Harbor Inn 2 Bedroom Whirlpool SuiteEagle 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. 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, perfect accommodations for couples and families. 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. 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. LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online. http://www.eagleharborinn.com/ (920) 854-2121 or (800) 324-5427

Glidden 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. 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 free. Two night minimum stay. Enjoy dinner with a view at the adjacent Donny’s Glidden Lodge Restaurant to wrap up your day. LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online! http://www.gliddenlodge.com/ (920) 746-3900 or (888) 281-1127

Hillside Inn of Door County is located in Ephraim with gorgeous views of the water from private and shared balconies. 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 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. Call for more information or visit online. http://www.hillsideofdoorcounty.com (920) 854-3272 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

The Hilltop Inn is located just steps away from downtown Fish Creek, one of the most popular villages in the county. The Hilltop Inn’s spacious, deluxe town-homes place you at the doorstep of all Door County has to offer. Town-homes are pet-free and smoke-free. The Hilltop Inn has everything you need to enjoy your Door County vacation, including in-room whirlpools and fireplaces, full kitchens, WiFi, and outdoor heated pool and whirlpool (open Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day). LODGING PACKAGES and MONTHLY SPECIALSWeekly discounts available. http://hilltopinndc.com/ (920) 868-3556 or (888) 868-3556

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. Amenities include game room, exercise room, plus indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpools, and sauna! Children 17 and under stay free. LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online. http://www.homesteadsuites.com/ (920) 868-3748 or (800) 686-6621

The 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. 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

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 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. LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online. http://www.newportresort.com/ (920) 868-9900

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). 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. LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online! http://www.openhearthlodge.com/ (920) 854-4890 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

Rent Door County (Door County Property Management) offers a variety of private lodging options in Door County, Wisconsin. Waterfront and inland properties with great views and access to the natural beauty of the peninsula, as well as a host of amenities to enhance your stay! Some properties are open year-round and some are pet-friendly with approval. Visit online to view the properties, amenities, rates, and availability. http://rentdoorcounty.com/ (920) 854-4865 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

Scandinavian Lodge is located in the heart of Sister Bay. 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! LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online! http://www.scandlodge.com/ (888) 645-6343 or (920) 854-7123

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. We have our Coach House and Garden House Suites available year-round. LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online! http://www.settlementinn.com/ (920) 868-3524 or (877) 398-9308

The Shallows Resort in Egg Harbor has their private home rental, The Falun House, available year-round with a 4 night minimum stay. Located just off the end of Alpine Golf Course, the Falun House is a beautiful ranch style home with all you need for a relaxing family vacation. The Falun House features an open concept living room, dining room and kitchen. This open area is highlighted by a beautiful Door County stone fireplace. The full kitchen contains a dishwasher, refrigerator, range and microwave. Off the dining area, a patio door leads to a deck with a gas grill and picnic table. The master suite has a king bed, newly remodeled bath with tiled shower. The second and third bedrooms both feature queen beds. A full bath with tub/shower is located right down the hall. A bonus bunk room suitable for children or adults expands the sleeping space to eight. Amenities include a 42″ HD TV, DVD, Cable TV with HBO, and WiFi. Rates from $200-225 per night September—May. Please call for information or visit online! http://www.shallows.com/accommodations/private-homes-and-cottages/falun-house (920) 868-3458 or (800) 257-1560

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. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.theshorelineresort.com/ (920) 854-2900 *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. 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. LODGING SPECIALSPlease contact us to inquire about availability. http://www.sisterbayinn.com/ (920) 854-4242 *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 with no minimum stay requirement! LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online! http://www.stoneharbor-resort.com/ (920) 746-0700

Westwood 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. Westwood Shores offers one and two bedroom suites featuring whirlpools, fireplaces and kitchens and a breathtaking view of the bay from every suite. In addition to gift certificates, Westwood Shores offers great lodging packages, and ask about reservation Add-Ons including Flowers & Chocolate, a Relaxing Basket, Winery Tours, Spa Gift Certificates, and more! On-site amenities include indoor/outdoor heated swimming pools, whirlpool, sauna, fitness center. Free paddle boats and row boats. Free property wide WiFi too! LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information and reservations! http://www.westwoodshores.net/ (920) 746-4057 or (800) 440-4057

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. 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

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