Door County Wisconsin's Premier Vacation Guide

Romantic Inns

We have visited all of the following inns and resorts, spent time with the owners or general managers, and viewed the rooms — in some cases, every room that is available - and highly recommend them! We don’t think you can go wrong here.

The Ashbrooke
7942 Egg Harbor Rd (on 42)
Egg Harbor
920-868-3113

This is a great romantic getaway in the heart of Egg Harbor, done up in a French Country motif. Check out their website!

Bay Point Inn
7933 Highway 42
Egg Harbor
800-707-6660

Looking for a romantic getaway, in a wonderful suite overlooking the shimmering waters of Egg Harbor? Check out Bay Point Inn where romantic options can include in-room massage, in-room dinner served to you course by course, rose petals and more! Click through to their site for all the facts!

Chanticleer Guest House
4072 Cherry Rd, County Hwy HH
Sturgeon Bay
920-746-0334

Awesome! We toured this inn Spring 2001 and it is a wonderful find in Door County. We met with one of the owners, Darrin, and toured the Barn and the cottages. Check out their website — you will be a hero when you book this place! Read our review, and check their website.

Black Walnut Guest House
454 N. 7th Av
Sturgeon Bay
920-743-8892
877-255-9568


This is a wonderful inn - one of our favorites! A magnificent Victorian home - with rooms eclectic in style, from cabin to Victorian! Check it out right now! Men and women alike love this B&B!

Cornerstone Suites
6960 Hwy 42
Egg Harbor
888-495-3005
920-868-3005

Darryl and Mettie will shock you! This barn is the kind of barn you want to live in when some asks you, "do you live in a barn?" Exceptionally well done - when you walk in you will be in awe. Very romantic getaway - you will be a hit here!

Eagle Harbor Inn
9914 Water St.
P.O. Box 588
Ephraim
920-854-2121
800-324-5427


Eagle Harbor Inn is every bit the traditional, inviting Bed and Breakfast inn together with warm, beautifully decorated rooms, all with private baths. And it's a wonderful inn and resort with large one and two bedroom suites in seven separate buildings close to the main house. The suites are equally gorgeous and offer a large whirlpool, 2-way fireplaces, kitchen and many other amenities. So great for snuggling and great for families!

Ephraim Inn
9994 Pioneer Ln
Ephraim
920-854-4515


Exceptional inn, built to first-class specifications and run so efficiently you will just love this place. It is warm and cozy throughout, and run by the best! Check it out and Ephraim is a beautiful town. Right across the road to wonderful sunsets on the Green Bay waters.


Inn at Cedar Crossing
110 N 3rd (corner of 3rd and Louisiana)
920-743-4249


This is a fabulous B&B and restaurant in historic Sturgeon Bay. We have dined here, and we have stayed here and we love this place. Check it out - you will be happy you did!

Reynolds House
111 S. 7th Av.
Sturgeon Bay
920-746-9771


This is such a nice, little quite house — escape from it all right here, as Jan and Stan take care of your every need! Check it out — very cozy, very nice, very friendly!

Settlement Courtyard Inn and Lavender Spa
9126 State Rd 42
Fish Creek
920-868-3524
877-398-9308


A great inn on 200 acres of land with gardens, trails and bluffs and wonderful rooms and suites. And, they also have on property the Lavender Spa for massage, couples massage, aromatherapy and more! Great place!

Scofield House
908 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay
920-743-7727


Beautiful home run by Carolyn and Mike — another true B&B in a wonderful, historic home. Check out their website and read the review! Romance abounds!

Thorp House Inn
4135 Bluff Rd.
Fish Creek
920-868-2444


We spent an hour and a half at Thorp House with the owner, Christine, and toured every room available in the main house, which in on the historic register. The owners are very meticulous in the upkeep, design and fine furnishings. The kitchen looks like it belongs in a magazine! We were very impressed with this inn, and we think couples will like it a whole lot! Oh, Christine claims to make the best scones anywhere - so when we were on the tour with her, we ate some and they were terrific! Try them and let us know!


White Gull Inn
4225 Main St
Fish Creek
920-868-3517


Jan and Andy Coulson have done an outstanding job with this Inn that that was built in 1896! You will love the ambience, the restaurant, and the service! Remember the Newhart Show (where he runs an inn in Vermont?) Well, you feel like you stepped into that here. Another winner!


White Lace Inn
16 N. 5th Ave.
Sturgeon Bay
920-743-1105
Year-round, 18 rooms


18 beautiful rooms — we know people who stay here every time they come to Door County and love it each time — for years and years! Antiques are everywhere, fireplaces, double whirlpools, and more! Dennis and Bonnie, along with inn manager Sally, make this place one of the best!

Romantic Inns | Resorts | Flowers
Wine | Gift Baskets | Spas and Massage
Fine Dining | Music and Theater
Sunset Dinner Cruise, Sailing | Cool Jewelers
Wedding Consultants, Services and Supplies!
Horse-Drawn Carriages | Limousines

Resorts!

If you want something different that a B&B, but still quite nice and cozy, with lots of other activities, check out some of these resorts. Relax, hang around the pool!


Bay Shore Inn
4205 Bay Shore Drive
Sturgeon Bay
920-743-4551

Right on the water in Sturgeon Bay — beautiful and well run. Check out our review and their website.

Baileys Harbor Yacht Club Resort
8151 Ridges Rd
Baileys Harbor
920-839-2336

Great facility on the "Quiet Side!" Lots to do, pools, sports, and more. Check out their beautiful website for lots more detail. We really like this place!

Birchwood Lodge
Sister Bay
1-866-854-7195
920-854-7195

On 5-acres in the quaint town of Sister Bay. the Birchwood Lodge offers 46 non-smoking rooms each including a huge deck, two person Jacuzzi ® whirlpool, a fireplace and either a full kitchen or kitchenette. Have a romantic getaway!

Country House Resort
715 N. Highland Rd.
Sister Bay
800-424-0041

Jerry, Joan and Cheryl have established a wonderful reputation for comfort and convenience at their waterfront resort: "In the Woods, On the Water, Off the Highway" — well done, with lots of amenities! Read the review.

Nordic Lodge
2721 Hwy 42
Sister Bay
920-854-5432


In a quiet and wooded section between Ephraim and Sister Bay, The Nordic Lodge offers plenty, with an indoor pool, fireplaces and more. Check them out!

Snug Harbor Inn, Cottages & Boat Rentals
1627 Memorial Dr
Sturgeon Bay
920-743-2337
1-800-231-5767


This is a cozy, little retreat tucked away on 300 feet of the historic Sturgeon Bay shoreline. This place has a whole lot to offer and we love it! Plan your romantic getaway now!

Something Different!

Main Street Motel
4209 Main St.
Fish Creek
920-868-2201


Usually excellent place — not at all like a motel — themed rooms meticulously done! Try it!

Romantic Inns | Resorts | Flowers
Wine | Gift Baskets | Spas and Massage
Fine Dining | Music and Theater
Sunset Dinner Cruise, Sailing | Cool Jewelers
Wedding Consultants, Services and Supplies!
Horse-Drawn Carriages | Limousines

 

Have Flowers Waiting!

We have assembled a list of florists in the Door County area for your absolute convenience! You should call ahead to make sure they have something you like, in the right price range, and can deliver it on time to the Inn or B & B where you will be staying. So be sure to call ahead — we have not been able to try out each one of these florists! Also, try to select a florist in the same town as you will be staying — makes it a lot easier, though most, we are sure, would not mind delivering to another town! Imagine, you turn the key to your suite or room, and there awaiting your special mate is a beautiful arrangement of flowers — all from you! How thoughtful! How delightful a start to your stay!

Birmingham’s Flowers & Greenhouses
3026 County Hwy S
Sturgeon Bay
920-743-6518

The Cottage Garden
9868 Hwy 42
Ephraim
920-854-6886

Door County Farms
11632 Lakeview Rd
Ellison Bay
920-854-5769

800-800-Rose
FTD Florists — worldwide delivery
1-800-800-7673
Call to see.

Flowers USA
1-800-225-3997

Jerry’s Flowers
666 S Bay Shore Rd
Sister Bay
920-854-4112

We have used Jerry’s several times in the past with 100% satisfaction!

McKeefry & Yeomans
10326 N Hwy 42
Ephraim
920-854-4749

Sturgeon Bay Florist
142 S 3rd Ave
Sturgeon Bay
920-743-3465

Local Sturgeon Bay inns use this shop a lot and like it!

Victorian Rose
10 E Oak St
Sturgeon Bay
920-743-3331

Romantic Inns | Resorts | Flowers
Wine | Gift Baskets | Spas and Massage
Fine Dining | Music and Theater
Sunset Dinner Cruise, Sailing | Cool Jewelers
Wedding Consultants, Services and Supplies!
Horse-Drawn Carriages | Limousines

 

Wines!

Where can you pick up a very nice bottle of wine for your cozy retreat? We’re going to help you here too! We have visited each of these retail establishments, and have the goods on the goods!

Liberty Square Gourmet Foods, Wine and Spirits

7755 Hwy 42
Egg Harbor
920-868-4800


Main Street Market

7770 Hwy 42
Egg Harbor
920-868-2120

Don’t let the name fool you — this is a first class market to be sure — the best in Door County in our opinion. But Main Street also has a terrific wine selection, from $9 a bottle to $160! They must have close to 1,000 labels to choose from, and in every price range. You will find the perfect bottle of wine here for the in-house dinner you are preparing for your mate, or for your late evening nightcap in front of the fireplace! They also sell very nice wine glasses. In addition, they carry a huge selection of liquor, from the high end to the lower end of the scale, from Belvedere vodka to Smirnoff. And even lots of beer!

Top Shelf Cafe & Gourmet

332 Country Walk Drive
Sister Bay
920-854-5040

Also a very nice selection of wines, with lots of other really cool goodies here, from bagged pastas, about 25 different kinds of hot sauces, bagged snacky things, cheeses, gourmet items and lots of other stuff you might want to munch with your wine! Definitely worth a stop! Everybody comes to Top Shelf Cafe & Gourmet!

Siobhan’s Wine and Cigar Shoppe

9431 Spruce St
Fish Creek
920-868-3353

Nice selection of wines and high end liquors, and cigars. This is just down the street from the Summertime restaurant towards the water. It’s a pleasant, and cozy little shop wit friendly staff, so if you are staying in Fish Creek (like at the White Gull Inn, Whistling Swan or Thorp House above), check it out!

Romantic Inns | Resorts | Flowers
Wine | Gift Baskets | Spas and Massage
Fine Dining | Music and Theater
Sunset Dinner Cruise, Sailing | Cool Jewelers
Wedding Consultants, Services and Supplies!
Horse-Drawn Carriages | Limousines

 

Places that deliver unusual baskets of foods and wines!

Liberty Square Gourmet Foods, Wine and Spirits
7755 Hwy 42
Egg Harbor
920-868-4800


Top Shelf Cafe & Gourmet
332 Country Walk Drive
Sister Bay
920-854-5040

 

Spas and Massage!

Wow — can you imagine? You booked a beautiful, romantic room or suite, you had flowers waiting for her when she arrived, you picked up a terrific bottle of wine or two — and now, the piece de resistance — you have prearranged an hour massage for her!

Simply the Best Experience!

Lavender Spa~Egg Harbor
7821 Hwy. 42
Egg Harbor
920-868-920

A great spa that offers Massage Therapy~Organics~Body Care. Each massage is designed specifically for you as you map out your needs and problem areas with your massage therapist. Hot stone massage, infrared massage bed therapy, facials, aroma therapy - all you can wish for - and with an experienced staff. Tell them we sent you!

Settlement Courtyard Inn and Lavender Spa
9126 State Rd 42
Fish Creek
920-868-3524
877-398-9308


A great inn on 200 acres of land with gardens, trails and bluffs and wonderful rooms and suites. And, they also have on property the Lavender Spa for massage, couples massage, aromatherapy and more! Great place!

The Spa at Sacred Grounds
10453 Townline Rd
Ephraim
920-854-4733

Tucked away within a peaceful, wooded area in northern Ephraim in beautiful Door County, Wisconsin, The Spa at Sacred Grounds awaits you. Their practitioners are experienced in a myriad of healing and well-being practices. Tranquil environment - therapy for the body and soul! And they offer "couples" massages, and private steam and sauna!

Romantic Inns | Resorts | Flowers
Wine | Gift Baskets | Spas and Massage
Fine Dining | Music and Theater
Sunset Dinner Cruise, Sailing | Cool Jewelers
Wedding Consultants, Services and Supplies!
Horse-Drawn Carriages | Limousines

 

Fine Dining

These are all on the upper end of the eating scale in price and selection. But this is a rather complete list of fine dining establishments in Door County. We have dined at some, and are in the process of writing reviews of others. In general, these are not kid-friendly places, meaning they do not try to attract families. See our Restaurant Reviews for more details.

Alexander's
In the Hotel du Nord
1000 Bay Shore Drive
Sister Bay, WI
920-854-7972

Very nice — we have dined here several times. Bruce is a wonderful chef!

 

White Gull Inn
4225 Main St
Fish Creek
920-868-3517


For fine dining, candlelit tables — dine on a non-fish boil evening.
Call. Excellent! We love this inn and restaurant!


The Harbor Market Fish & Grille
(formerly Frontier Bar)
8080 Hwy 57
Baileys Harbor
920-839-9999


Live lobster flown in, seafood specialties

Romantic Inns | Resorts | Flowers
Wine | Gift Baskets | Spas and Massage
Fine Dining | Music and Theater
Sunset Dinner Cruise, Sailing | Cool Jewelers
Wedding Consultants, Services and Supplies!
Horse-Drawn Carriages | Limousines

 

Music and Theater!

Park Concerts! Check the local newspapers for concerts in the park, and check our Calendar of Events too. These concerts are very nice, and you can bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a beautiful day. Egg Harbor at Harbor View Park, Sister Bay right o the lake at the gazebo in downtown Sister Bay, Fish Creek at Clark Park all do concerts on certain days of the week in peak season.

Also check out these wonderful performing arts organizations:

American Folklore Theatre (AFT)
http://www.folkloretheatre.com/

Birch Creek Music Performance Center
http://birchcreek.org/

Door Community Auditorium
http://dcauditorium.org/

Door Shakespeare
http://www.pclink.com/gomis/doorshakespeare/

Midsummer’s Music
http://www.midsummersmusic.com/

Peninsula Music Festival
http://www.musicfestival.com/

Peninsula Players Theatre
http://peninsulaplayers.com/

Third Avenue Playhouse
(Sturgeon Bay)
http://www.thirdavenueplayhouse.com/

Sunset Dinner Cruise, Sailing

Sunset Concert Cruises
10055 Hwy 57
Sister Bay
920-854-2986

Watch a sunset from the water, dine and listen to music! Check with them for schedules!

Sail Door County
Egg Harbor Dock,
Sister Bay Marina
920-495-SAIL (7245)

Congratulations! You have now reached hero status! If you want to throw in a little jewelry just for fun, visit these unique jewelry spots.

Romantic Inns | Resorts | Flowers
Wine | Gift Baskets | Spas and Massage
Fine Dining | Music and Theater
Sunset Dinner Cruise, Sailing | Cool Jewelers
Wedding Consultants, Services and Supplies!
Horse-Drawn Carriages | Limousines

 

Cool Jewelers!

Carats & Karats
Shorewood Village Hwy 42
Ephraim
920-854-5334


Gwendolyn’s Jewelry
44 N 3rd St
Sturgeon Bay
920-746-0662


J Jeffrey Taylor — Jeweler/Fine Arts
4175 Main St
Fish Creek
920-868-3033

This is one very cool place — J Jeffery is an artist, and if you like custom jewelry on the modern side, this is the place to go. We have purchased items in this shop, and were very satisfied. And the sop is intriguing — lots of interesting, artsy things to look at.

Well, just in case . . .Door County is a beautiful place for a wedding!

Wedding Consultants, Services and Supplies!

Consultants

The Blossom Shoppe
12500 Hwy 42
Ellison Bay
920-854-9009

Door County Meeting & Event Planners
PO Box 383
Sister Bay, Wisconsin 54234
920-839-1114

Celebrations Unlimited
907 Military Ave
Green bay
920-494-4140

Romantic Inns | Resorts | Flowers
Wine | Gift Baskets | Spas and Massage
Fine Dining | Music and Theater
Sunset Dinner Cruise, Sailing | Cool Jewelers
Wedding Consultants, Services and Supplies!
Horse-Drawn Carriages | Limousines

 

Horse-Drawn Carriages

Mayberry’s Carriages and Sleigh Rides
Egg Harbor
920-743-2352

We have been on many a John Mayberry carriage and sleigh ride! He is a great guy and the rides spectacular!

Limo Service

Style Limousine Service
Sturgeon Bay
920-746-9428

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