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Happy Holidays!

With Christmas arriving next week, Sister Bay has yet to see that white blanket of snow that many of us were hoping for. Other than

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Gearing up for the Holidays

It never fails to amaze how quickly the holidays arrive, and with Thanksgiving just over a week away, we are thankful for this upcoming season. The

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Fall At Its Peak

The official peak of fall colors has passed in Door County, but as the bright-colored leaves litter the ground over the coming weeks, the breathtaking beauty

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Change of Seasons

Perhaps what makes Door County truly unique among midwest vacation spots is the way we embrace our short summer. Every year, for a matter of

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Door County Coastline
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The High Water Mark

Just as Lake Michigan has reached a record July high-water level (nearly 6 feet higher than 2013’s record low level!), Door County has reached record levels of

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Door County Summer Is Here

July is when Door County is in full swing. The weather is typically superb, with bright sunshine heating up the days, and comfortable evenings follow the

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Enjoying the Outdoors in Door County
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OutDoor County

With official summer right around the corner, and a population that is ready to get out and enjoy the world again – things are happening

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Re-opening the Door

The off-season months in Door County have always involved distance and a lot of time spent indoors, in contrast to a busy and crowded vacation

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Coming out of the cold

“These are strange times.” You have no doubt heard that sentence several times a day for at least a month now. We all crave a return to normal life, but we all wonder what “normal” will look like.

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Sunrise over the lake in Door County
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Something to look forward to

The impact of a great vacation is not limited simply to the week or two that we spend away from our daily routine. It extends to the weeks of anticipation, those pangs of excitement you get when you think about your upcoming plans. It’s that childlike feeling that helps you push through any unpleasant daily tasks, knowing that each checked box is one step closer to the day that you unplug and head off for a relaxing break.

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