Traveling Green in Door County

Door and Kewaunee Counties now boast 37 Travel Green Certified businesses and organizations. 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 266 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:

Eco Door 38

Eagle Harbor Inn 40

Door County Lighthouse Inn 43

Westwood Shores Waterfront Resort 44

Bay Ridge Golf Course 45

Terra Cottages 47

TR Pottery 48

Rock Island State Park 50

Birchwood Lodge 51

Little Sweden 52

The Brodd’s Little Cottage 52

Washington Island Ferry Line 53

Journey’s End Motel and Cabins 55

Greens ‘n Grains 57

The Bay Point Inn 57

Ecology Sports 58

Village Green Lodge 60

Black Walnut Guest House 61

Country House Resort 61

The Juniper Inn 61

Potawatomi State Park 62

Come On Inn 65

Lodgings at Pioneer Lane 65

Cheese Cake Etc. 66

The Rushes 66

Whitefish Dunes State Park 66

Blacksmith Inn On the Shore 68

Bay Breeze 71

Peninsula State Park 73

The Cookery Restaurant and Wine Bar 73

Bread and Water 74

White Gull Inn 75

The Flying Pig 78

Jacksonport Craft Cottage 82

Door County Kayak Tours 86

Bridgeport Waterfront Resort 87

The Cottage Retreat 88

The list above was taken from the Travel Green website ( on April 5, 2011. Check back for the most up-to-date listings.