Door County in Wisconsin is situated between Green Bay and Lake Michigan, famed for its stretch of lakeside shoreline, beaches and wealth of nature parks. Peninsula State Park lies right along Green Bay and offers the sheltered cove of Nicolet Beach with calm, clear fresh waters. Newport State Park on Lake Michigan offers many kilometers of hiking and cycling trails. Potawatomi State Park along Sturgeon Bay is dotted with scenic limestone cliffs. Clay Banks State Natural Park offers Cave Point with forest trails, lakes and birdwatching opportunities.

    To explore local history, the Cana Island Lighthouse dates to the 19th century and features scenic views and tours of the keeper’s quarters. The Door County Maritime Museum showcases exhibits and artifacts that explore the seafaring history of the region. Wine lovers will enjoy exploring the local wine country with tastings, tours and events at places like Door Peninsula Winery, Simon Creek Vineyard and Winery, Door 44 Winery and Stone’s Throw Winery.

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