10 Amazing Things to Do in Door County

Door County

Consisting of a peninsula and archipelago of islands jutting into Lake Michigan, Door County is one of the premier vacation destinations in the Midwest. Here are some of the most popular things to do in Door County.

Going to the Beach

Sand in between your toes. Wind in your hair. The gentle lapping of water on the shore. Going to beach is a restorative to the soul and a popular activity in Door County.

Arts and Culture

Door County is well-known not only for natural beauty but also for arts and culture. It has many museums and theater companies.

The Farm

The Farm in Door County is a living museum of rural history. It's fun for the whole family. Kids especially love the kittens and baby goats.


Kayaking is a great way to experience the beauty of Door County. No experience or equipment needed! Several outfitters lead guided trips and supply gear.


Door County's five state parks offer lots of gorgeous trails for hiking.


Fishing is one of Door County's most popular activities. Popular species include perch, walleye, pike, and smallmouth bass.

Standup Paddleboardiing

A different way to propel oneself on the water, this standup paddleboarding has become extremely popular in recent years.

Cherry Picking

Cherry picking is what made Door County a tourist destination in the first place and remains incredibly popular today.

Leaf Peeping

Tens of thousands of people come to Door County each year to take in the Fall Colors.

Cherry Blossoms

Every spring, Door County's cherry orchards erupt in gorgeous blossoms. tourists descend on Door county to see them.

Fish Boils

A traditional means of feeding large numbers of people, fish boils provide food with flair.


Door County is one of the best places to sail in the United States of America.

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