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Bella Sailing
9993 Water St, Ephraim, WI 54211
(920) 854-2628

Enjoy the beauty of Ephraim from these sail tours that take you around bluffs, islands, and more, all on a vintage sailboat.

Cherry Train
Ferry Dock, Washington Island, WI, 54246
(920) 847-2546

Explore Washington Island during a two-hour, narrated tram tour that stops at Schoolhouse Beach, the Art and Nature Center and more!

Death’s Door Charters & Scenic Tours
Rock Island State Park Rd, Washington Island, WI 54246
(920) 639-7550

Travel through Death’s Door to see shipwrecks, lighthouses and shoreline cliffs.

Door County Adventure Center
4497 Ploor Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 746-9539

Try a wide variety of tours. Paddle the Mink River in a kayak; explore Cave Point; or soar through the trees on a zipline.

Door County Adventure Rafting
4150 Maple St, Fish Creek, WI 54212
(920) 559-6106

Take a ride on a high-speed tour boat that’s perfect for small groups to get close to shipwrecks, islands, lighthouses, caves and more. See the sights you want faster, all while enjoying the waters surrounding the peninsula.

Door County Historical Society
130 N 4th Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 421-2332

Learn about the peninsula’s history and historical sites. Tours travel to Heritage Village, the Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, the Hanson Norwegian Homestead and more.

Door County Kayak Tours
8442 Hwy 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
(920) 355-2925

There’s something for everyone: kayak tours to Cave Point, fat-tire e-bike tours and rentals, stand-up-paddleboard yoga, and paddleboard rentals for a day on the water.

Door County Maritime Museum
120 N Madison Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 743-5958

You can’t discuss peninsula history without talking about maritime influences, so choose maritime tours that provide a look at the 1919 tugboat John Purves, or climb the stairs at the Cana Island Lighthouse for amazing views of Lake Michigan.

Door County Trolley
8030 Hwy 42, Egg Harbor, WI 54235
(920) 868-1100

Explore the Door in one of these red trolleys. With many tour options, you’re sure to find something that fits your interests: pub crawls, ghost tours, and visits to lighthouses, supper clubs and more.

Door County Wine Trail
Throughout Door County

Your guide to all things winery in Door County is here. Check out the wineries that dot the peninsula and see what they offer for wine tastings and vineyard tours.

Ephraim Historical Foundation
3060 Anderson Ln, Ephraim, WI 54211
(920) 854-9688

Learn more about the history and historical sites of Ephraim on a tram tour, or try a walking tour of the Moravian Church and Iverson House.

Fish Creek Scenic Boat Tours
9448 Spruce St, Fish Creek, WI 54212
(920) 421-4442

Check out the waters surrounding Fish Creek; listen to live music while watching the sunset; or see Millionaires’ Row. Refreshments are available on board.

Gibraltar Historical Association & Alexander Noble House
4167 Hwy 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
(920) 868-2091

Travel at your own pace to explore the history of Fish Creek through a free audio walking tour. The tour includes a map and details about more than 20 of Fish Creek’s historical buildings.

Gravity Trails
7340 Hwy 42, Egg Harbor, WI 54209
(920) 854-9292

Paddle through the waters of the peninsula to check out a Door County sunset from the water, or explore Cave Point.

Grizzly Tours
3538 Park Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 493-7315

See Door County from a new perspective! Travel through the air as you take in the scenery, or sign up for a photo session.

Lakeshore Adventures
8113 Hwy 57, Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
(920) 839-2055

A variety of kayak and zipline tours allows you to experience Door County shipwrecks from a clear-bottom kayak or take in the natural beauty of Kangaroo Lake.

Liberty Grove Historical Society
11871 Hwy 42, Ellison Bay

Explore nine historically restored buildings through the society’s website or by using the self-guiding tour handout.

Off-Road Segway
2260 Seaquist Rd, Sister Bay, WI 54234
(920) 421-4111

Experience the thrill of riding off-road segways along Door County’s backwood trails and scenic country roads. The company offers guided adventure tours that are customized to you and your skill level. Helmets, safety and nature are supplied.

Ridges Sanctuary
8166 State Highway 57, Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
(920) 839-2802

Visit the iconic range lights and explore this special sanctuary with a naturalist.

Sail Door County
10733 N Bay Shore Dr, Sister Bay, WI 54234
(920) 495-7245

Leave your cares behind when you step aboard the 65-foot schooner or the 40-foot sloop. Tours take place throughout the day and highlight fantastic views of the county, lighthouses, islands and beautiful shorelines.

Segway the Door Tours
3903 Hwy 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
(920) 376-0256

A guided segway tour is an unusual and fun way to see the beautiful scenery of Door County’s state parks, the Ellison Bay bluffs, Washington Island and more.

Shoreline Charters

Baileys Harbor
8132 Hwy 57, Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
(920) 854-4707

Gills Rock
12747 Hwy 42, ste. 1002, Gills Rock, WI 54210
(920) 421-0922

Join tours at two locations to explore the waters around Baileys Harbor, see lighthouses and more; or travel to the less visited Gills Rock to see the lighthouses and bluffs at Death’s Door.

Sister Bay Historical Society
10310 Fieldcrest Rd, Sister Bay WI, 54234
(920) 854-7680

Explore 15 historically restored Sister Bay buildings with a docent.

Sister Bay Scenic Boat Tours
10707 N Bay Shore Drive Sister Bay WI, 54234
(920) 421-4444

Spend some time on the water; have a few cocktails; check out the sunset; or spend an afternoon boating and swimming.

Stiletto Sailing
9993 Hwy 42, Ephraim, WI 54211
(920) 854-7245

Experience Lake Michigan and its memorable views while cruising around on a catamaran.

Viking Train
Washington Island WI, 54246
(920) 854-2972

Hop aboard the Viking Train to explore Washington Island with an experienced guide.

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  • Fall Fest, Haunted Mansion & More Weekend Plans

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  • Night Photography Tips, Little Eddie Big Cup & More Weekend Plans

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  • Crossroads Offers Guided Hikes

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