June 8-10, 2018 25th Annual Lighthouse Festival

The Annual Door County Lighthouse Festival features exciting, guided tours from land and by boat of 11 historic Door County, Wisconsin lighthouses, including some that aren’t usually open to the public!

The lighthouses of Door County are a major player in our maritime history, and their construction and evolution and the keepers who have kept their lights on are fascinating to learn about. Check out the full event Brochure here: http://www.dcmm.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Full-Ligthouse-Fest-Brochure.pdf


June 9, 2018 Roofing of the Goats Parade 

Don’t miss all the fun at the Annual Roofing of the Goats Parade in Sister Bay, Wisconsin on Saturday, June 9th, 2018 at 10:30am. All goats welcome (leash and harness please!) as well as costumed participants! Enjoy live music, games for the kids, beverages and food, as well as a Swedish Pancake Eating contest.

Don’t forget to get your Goat Drop Sticker – proceeds will go to the Northern Door Food Pantry at the Sister Bay Baptist Church! Parade line up begins on the southeast corner of Highway 42 (N. Bay Shore Dr.) and Mill Road. The Parade starts at 10:30am.


ENTER TO WIN 2018 Door County Restaurant Gift Certificates:

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Click on the Official Rules for more info and photo winner selection!

Looking for dining, festivals, live music, theatre and more 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!


Last Minute Lodging in Door County: June 8-10, 2018

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. Just a few rooms are open for 2 and 3 night stays 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. 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

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. 1 and 2 bedroom condos are available this weekend. 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

Ephraim Shores Resort is located in the heart of Ephraim, with a beautiful view of Eagle Harbor.  We have some rooms with a king bed without water view for $115.00 a night and rooms with a queen bed and partial water view for $120.00 a night. No minimum stay! It’s a “Shore thing” at Ephraim Shores! 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

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 do still have the following vacancies available this weekend:

  • King Water View: $192/night
  • Two Queens Water View: $188/night
  • King Partial View: $172/night
  • Two Queens Partial View: $169/night
  • One Queen Partial View: $169/night
  • Two Queens Standard View: $159/night
  • One Queen Woodview: $132/night

We do have the rooms available for 1 or 2 night availability! 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.  LODGING SPECIALSFor 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

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. LODGING SPECIALS. 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 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 and suites are available this weekend with a 2 night minimum stay. 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. LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online! http://www.ridgesinn.com/ (920) 839-2127 summer; (920) 854-3266 winter office *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

Hillside Inn of Door County is located in Ephraim with gorgeous views of the water from private and shared balconies. Our South cottage is currently available for family and pet friendly lodging, along with our Mayflower and Marsh Marigold rooms for adult only lodging. 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. Call for more information or visit online. http://www.hillsideofdoorcounty.com (920) 854-3272 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

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). 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. Rooms are available this weekend with prices ranging from $94- $139 depending on the type of room. 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. LODGING SPECIALS. Please call or visit online for more information. http://www.parkwoodlodge.com/ (920) 868-2046 or (800) 433-7592

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! Rooms are available this weekend at Birchwood Lodge. 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

The Ashbrooke is an adult vacation resort hotel – get away from it all! We have availability with a two-night minimum for the weekend of June 8–10. 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. LODGING SPECIALS. Inquire about special packages to enhance your visit and please call for more information or visit online! http://www.ashbrooke.net/ (877) 868-3113

JR Vacation Rentals offers a variety of homes, cottages, cabins, and condos from Sturgeon Bay to Ellison Bay in Door County, WisconsinProperties are available for your dates, depending on where in Door County you would like to be, if you are traveling with a pet, and whether you want to be inland or on the water. 2 or 3 night minimum stay. JR’s waterfront, beachfront, and wooded lot properties offer access to the natural beauty of the peninsula. All properties have furnished kitchens for cooking, and some have fireplaces or firepits, perfect for family time! Sheets, bath towels, and kitchen towels are not included with rentals, so bring your own or inquire about renting them from JR Vacation Rentals (see lease for pricing). Some properties are open year-round, and some are pet-friendly with approval. Check in and check out occur at the J R Vacation Rentals Office located at 53 W. Spruce St., Sturgeon Bay, WI. Visit JR online for more information and to search for the perfect vacation rental for your stay! http://www.jrvacationrentals.com (888) 481-1935

Door County Lighthouse Inn's Pinecrest Cabin

Door County Lighthouse Vacation Rentals offers 9 different kinds of lodging for your family, couples traveling together, reunions, wedding attendees, groups attending Door County events or just love Door County, Wisconsin and enjoy being located in the middle of this great peninsula. Amenities include private decks/patios, full kitchens, and WiFi in all units. Properties are available this weekend:

  • New this season is the Lighthouse Place which sleeps 6, new construction in 2016. It has a great back yard with privacy, patio with gas grill, fire-pit, Hammock for 2 and inside large open concept room. (2 bedroom, 2 bath and den with futon) Located in downtown Egg Harbor walking distance to shops, restaurants, and Harbor View Park with sunset view over the waters of Green Bay.  OPENING JULY 1st
  • Church Street Houseis also in Egg Harbors downtown area and has 4 bedrooms and 4 baths.  It also has a large open great room with fire place, a large deck and adjacent to Main Street Market for all your grocery needs. This house is also PET FRIENDLY w/ approval. Pet Friendly w/ approval.
  • Our Bluffwood Houseis a large 3 bedroom house in the Cherry Bluff woods which sleeps up to 10, just north of Egg Harbor.
  • We also have two Ridgewood Bluff first floor units, Awesome Sunset Condo & Awesome Sunset Condo Too, which are 2 bedroom with one or two baths depending which condo you choose. These two condos have an outdoor swimming pool, and the view of the village and the sunset over the bay is outstanding!
  • Finally, we have our Off the Beaten Path 4 unit apartment building. 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. Pet Friendly w/ approval.

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 *Dog Friendly with approval

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. Here is what we have available this weekend:

including Gatehouse Suites, Shoreside Motel Rooms, the Beachhouse, and private cottages. 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

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. This weekend we have one room available – our simple bedroom – Bill’s for $99 a night. 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

Bridgeport Resort

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 1 and 2 bedroom units available this weekend, most with a 2 night minimum, though some single Friday and Saturday nights are available. 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 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

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 still have suites available, one or two bedrooms, Deluxe, Supreme or Premier with a 2 night minimum 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! LODGING SPECIALS. Please call for more information or visit online! http://bayshoreinn.net (800) 556-4551

Rent Door County (Door County Property Management) offers a variety of private lodging options in Door County, Wisconsin. Waterfront and inland properties are available 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

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. Single King and Double Queen rooms are available 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. LODGING SPECIALSAsk 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

Newport Resort in Egg Harbor has rooms available for Friday night only this 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. 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. We still have a few Saturday and Sunday night stays this weekend. 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

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