Door County is a great place to take the whole family, including kids and grandkids. Here are some of the best things to do in Door County with teens.
Door County Candle
Door County Candle is a fun thing to do in Door County. It gained notoriety in 2022 for its Ukraine candle, a candle where all the profits from the candle go for humanitarian aid in war-torn Ukraine. However, there is more to Door County Candle than just its Ukraine candle. It’s a super fun place to dip your own! It’s only $2.50 to dip a plain white tapered candle and turn it into your own colorful creation. Plus, this fun experience is walk-in; you don’t have to reserve a spot.
Phone: (920) 746-2125
Address: 5789 Highway 42, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
The Farm is one of the most unique things to do in Door County. Some may thing of it as a petting zoo, but it’s far more than that.
It’s styled like an old-style family farm, with amusing things to do such as feeding baby goats with bottles, feeding cows with corn bags, or even holding kittens! For those more interested in history, there are many buildings holding tons of information about life long ago on farms in Door County. Who knows? You might be lucky enough to be there when the baby rabbits have just been born, see a chick hatch in the incubator, or get to play with the newly born piglets. All in all, this is one of the most popular places in Door County.
Click here to read our full blog post about The Farm in Door County.
Address: 4285 WI-57, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Door County Coffee
This is an amazing place to go when looking for a relaxing time. This place offers breakfast and lunch, not to mention their signature coffees, espresso, and tea. Plus, if you’re not looking for a caffeinated drink, you can go for their cocoa. They offer a variety of foods for breakfast and lunch alike, and you can dine in or order online and pick up to take anywhere in the county! Teens will enjoy selecting a specialty drink and pastry.
Address: 5773 Hwy 42, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
The Peninsula Players- Door County Theater
The Peninsula Players is one of the most captivating experiences in Door County. This theater lies on the shores of the Bay of Green Bay, and you may be able to catch a Door County sunset later in the season. This professional theater offers a bar and canteen so that you may purchase food, beverages, and merchandise before your show begins. To find a list of the shows and tickets available this season, visit the link at the bottom of the page. Arrive an hour early for the lovely ambiance on the grounds.
Address: 4351 Peninsula Players Road, Fish Creek, Wisconsin 54212
Soren’s Valhalla Orchards
If you’re looking for an amazing cherry and strawberry picking experience, then Soren’s Valhalla Orchards is where you want to head. Locally owned, these farms lay just outside of Forestville in Southern Door County. You can pull up and buy freshly picked strawberries and cherries, but you can also pay by the quart and head out into the strawberry fields or cherry orchards to pick your own. The staff is very friendly and the fruit for sale at the stand is always newly picked by the local picking staff. The best way to stay up-to-date on the strawberry and cherry-picking seasons is through their Facebook page.
Farmstand: 6491 County Road J, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 (Map)
Pick Your Own Cherries Orchard: 2412 Idlewild Road, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 (Map)