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Holiday Cheer and Merry Time Christmas Festival in Door County, WI

Merry-Time Festival at Door County Maritime Museum and John Purves Tug Boat Lit Up

Looking for some holiday cheer? The Door County Maritime Museum has their annual Merry Time Festival of Trees going on from November 12, 2022 to January 1, 2023 with the Jingle Mixer going on Tuesday December 13, 2022. The festival includes visits with Santa, activities for children, and the lighting of the John Purves tug boat. Enjoy the holiday décor at the museum with decorated trees, decorative displays, wreaths, and donated gifts. Plus enter the raffle for your chance to win one of the displays. Visit the Door County Maritime Museum website for more information. Glidden Lodge Beach Resort is just a 12 mile drive from the Maritime Museum. Book

Posted in Area events, Calendar of events, Children's Activites, Christmas events, Door County Lodging, Glidden Lodge, Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, Nearby Attractions

Fall Fest in the Village of Sister Bay

Door County Lodging and Hotel for Sister Bay Fall Fest

Every year Sister Bay in Door County, Wisconsin has their annual Fall Fest which is a great opportunity to enjoy the beautiful fall colors, outdoors, and fun activities in the village of Sister Bay. Typically it is held Friday through Sunday mid October when fall leaf color is often at its peak. This year it is Friday October 14 to Sunday October 16, 2022.  The Fall Fest has family friendly activities with kids’ games and kids’ rides as well as a parade and derby race. In addition to family friendly entertainment there is also entertainment geared toward adults such as cocktails, music, and a huge arts and crafts fair with

Posted in Children's Activites, Door County Lodging, Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, Outdoor Activities

Sturgeon Bay Harvest Fest and Street Art Auction

Sturgeon Bay Harvest Fest and Street Art Auction in Door County, WI

Glidden Lodge Beach Resort has an ideal location for a hotel in Door County, Wisconsin. It is located in a quiet area on the Lake Michigan beach surrounded by the beautiful Door County woods. Sturgeon Bay, Door County’s largest city, is centrally located on the peninsula and it’s less than a twenty-minute drive from Glidden Lodge Beach Resort. Sturgeon Bay also has a slew of restaurants, events, and festivals to entertain residents and visitors alike. One such event coming up on September 18, 2021 is the Harvest Fest and Street Art Auction. The city is holding the Harvest Fest and Street Art Auction to celebrate 21 years of public art

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Our Door County Resort Beach Is Calling… Are You Listening?

Lake Michigan Waterfront Hotel with Beach Lounge Chairs in Door County, WI

  We are open for business at Glidden Lodge Beach Resort in Door County, Wisconsin! Although the Lake Michigan water levels are high, and they may continue to rise through July, on this beautiful day we have sun, sand, and lounge chairs overlooking the water – perfection. Want to know more about how Glidden Lodge Beach Resort is working to prevent the spread of COVID-19? Take a look at our COVID-19 Pandemic blog post.

Posted in Children's Activites, Discover our Beach!, Door County Lodging, Give the gift of a beach!, Glidden Lodge, Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, Outdoor Activities, Uncategorized

Enjoy Our Large, Private Sand Beach This Summer at Our Door County Resort

Private Beach at Door County Hotel and Resort

Our Door County hotel and beach resort still has some open dates available for your summer vacation. Bring the family.  Bring a friend.  Bring yourself for some rest, relaxation, sun, sand, and a tan!  Gain some clarity, take some time to enjoy the Lake Michigan water lap upon the shore, bask in Door County’s picturesque natural landscapes, and bring a smile back to your face.  Enjoy all that Door County has to offer including shops, restaurants, and festivals. Call now (888) 281-1127 or use our online reservation form. Build a sandcastle on our private Door County beach   Jump in Lake Michigan for a refreshing swim   Play Volleyball / Take

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Door County’s Favorite Naturalist: Carolyn Rock announces late winter events at Whitefish Dunes

Door County’s Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock has published the February and March events page and we at Glidden Lodge are eager to share it! The park is just a 3.5 mile hike from our beachfront resort and we think this is a great way to get some fresh air during our late winter months. Ready for an outdoor adventure? Here goes: Whitefish Dunes State Park Naturalist Events Saturday, February 21 Discover Snowshoeing. Learn to “float on snow” and be active this winter. Follow the naturalist on a fun exploration hike. Bring your own snowshoe or borrow from the park’s limited supply. Instructions provided. Dress for the weather. Meet

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