Traveling Green in Door County

Door and Kewaunee Counties now boast 39 Travel Green Certified businesses and organizations, up from 30 one year ago. Travel Green is operated by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism to recognize businesses operating in a more environmentally conscious manner.

To qualify, a business must be tourism-dependent and undertake a comprehensive review of its operations. The process includes evaluation of energy use and sources, efficiency, steps taken to reduce waste, such as composting, recycling, or heat conservation.

The program now includes 269 certified businesses statewide.

A business must earn 30 points to be certified. The highest number of points awarded in the program’s history is 131. For more information visit

Door County’s Travel Green certified businesses and points earned:

Door County Kayak Tours 34

Washington Hotel, Restaurant and Culinary School 34

Bay Shore Outdoor Store 36

Eco Door 38

Eagle Harbor Inn 40

The Bridge 43

Door County Lighthouse Inn 43

Westwood Shores Waterfront Resort 44

Bay Ridge Golf Course 45

Come On Inn 47

Terra Cottages 47

TR Pottery 48

Rock Island State Park 50

Door County Sustainability Fair 50

Birchwood Lodge 51

The Brodd’s Little Cottage 52

Little Sweden 52

Washington Island Ferry Line 53

Havenly Inn 53

Quiet Cottage on the Lake 54

Journey’s End Motel and Cabins 55

Greens ‘n Grains 57

Ecology Sports 58

The Ashbrooke Suites 59

Black Walnut Guest House 61

The Cookery 61

Country House Resort 61

The Juniper Inn 61

Potawatomi State Park 62

Lodgings at Pioneer Lane 65

The Rushes 66

Whitefish Dunes State Park 66

Blacksmith Inn On the Shore 68

Bread and Water 72

Peninsula State Park 73

White Gull Inn 75

The Flying Pig 78

The Cottage Retreat 88

White Pines Victorian Lodge 94