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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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Door County In Winter
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In my mind…I’m on vacation

It’s officially the “dog days” of winter, meaning it’s the time where you may want to cuddle up with a warm, fuzzy friend and dream about your summer vacation plans. In Door County, we still have several weeks of deep freeze ahead of us, but there is a sense of anticipation increasing every day.

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Door County in Winter - Open Hearth Lodge
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Introducing Our Monthly Newsletter: Up At The Lodge

Door County is a special place – it stays with you after you visit. It’s not uncommon for a memorable Door County experience to pop into your head when you’re sitting at work, or just going about your daily grind. Door County is your happy place, and even though we live here full time, it’s ours too.

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