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The Northern Lights and Aurora Borealis in Door County, Wisconsin

Aurora Borealis and Northern Lights in Door County, Wisconsin

For many the northern lights are a sought after sight to behold and the effect on the night skies can be both magical and colorful. Door County might not be as famous as other Aurora Borealis tourist destinations but when the conditions are right the majesty of the northern lights appears. This year photographers around Wisconsin have gotten some beautiful shots of the northern lights and the scientists predict there will be more frequent light shows to come in the Wisconsin area in the upcoming years. Glidden Lodge Beach Resort is situated in Door County which can be a great location to view the northern lights from when they make

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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

Shoreline, Waterways, and Watersports in Door County, Wisconsin

Door County Bluff and Rocky Caves with Shallow Water

There is so much to do in Door County, Wisconsin and the water that surrounds it is one of the focal points that attracts so many visitors to the area. It is part of what makes the peninsula such a popular vacation spot and weekend getaway. Door County is the peninsula part of Wisconsin and boasts over 300 miles of shoreline with the Bay of Green Bay on the western side of the peninsula and Lake Michigan on the eastern side of Door County. In addition to the shoreline bordering Door County there are also bays, lakes, marshes, and several islands at vacationers’ disposal. The shoreline is varied in nature

Posted in Discover our Beach!, Door County Lodging, Glidden Lodge, Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, Outdoor Activities, Whitefish Dunes State Park

Couples Getaway in Door County, Wisconsin

Door County Couples Getaway and Vacation at Glidden Lodge Beach Resort in Sturgeon Bay

Door County is the perfect place for a couples getaway. The scenic location has the charm to create a romantic retreat for you and your partner. An opportunity to reconnect and enjoy fun activities and the beautiful landscape as well as a friendly atmosphere. There is a little something for everyone in Door County, whether you enjoy art, theater, shopping, wine, sports, the outdoors, food, and more. Take the opportunity to do something you love together exploring all that Door County has to offer. Glidden Lodge Beach Resort is the perfect location to enjoy that romantic Door County vacation. The waterfront luxury condos at Glidden Lodge Beach Resort have the

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Cross Country Skiing at Door County Hotel and Resort Glidden Lodge Near Sturgeon Bay, WI

Cross Country Skiing at Door County Hotel and Resort Glidden Lodge Near Sturgeon Bay, WI

There is something magical about winter in Door County, Wisconsin. Fresh snow sparkling in the sunshine with beautiful blue skies to contrast. Unique looking ice shoves from Lake Michigan decorate the shoreline. Icicles at Cave Point County Park take over the rocky formations of the Niagara Escarpment. The natural beauty of Door County shines through even in the winter season and there are less visitors and crowds to contend with. While some shops and restaurants may be open seasonally there is still plenty of places open year-round to enjoy a getaway at our Door County resort. Glidden Lodge Beach Resort and hotel is a short drive from downtown Sturgeon Bay,

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