20 Cool Things to Do in Door County in Winter by a Wisconsinite

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Door County—famed for its 300 miles of stunning coastline, cherry orchards and pies, wineries, and boundless natural beauty. This idyllic part of Wisconsin is an awesome area to enjoy during winter!

This post starts with some awesome annual events in Door County and ends with fun things to do in Door County in winter (no matter which weekend you visit). Enjoy!

Enjoy a Full Course Holiday Dinner in Fish Creek

Each winter, The Thorp House Inn (built in 1902) and White Gull Inn serve a memorable progressive holiday dinner paired with seasonal music and Friday night appetizers. 

Join Egg Harbor’s Quirky New Year’s Day Parade

Egg Harbor’s New Year’s Day parade is a unique spectacle you don’t want to miss. In here, everyone is invited, even your pets and old cars. Participants are encouraged to dress up in their most festive outfits.

Join the Winter Candlelight Ski in Whitefish Dunes State Park

The trail in Whitefish Dunes State Park is all aglow with lanterns lending to a “flat light.”

Compete in Sturgeon Bay’s Fire & Ice Festival

An annual affair where novice and professional ice sculptors carve it out to transform a 300-pound snow and ice block into extraordinary masterpieces.

Go Fat Tire Biking in Peninsula State Park

To try this adventure sport, you need a fat tire bike to ride seamlessly over rocks, roots, and snow. No place could be more scenic than Peninsula State Park as you ride through the Sunset Trail and Hidden Bluff Loop.

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