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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

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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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2021 Christmas Holiday Season in Door County

Door County's Cave Point County Park in Winter with Ice and Snow Near Sturgeon Bay, WI

Door County has something to offer during every season of the year. Christmas and the winter holiday is an especially beautiful time to visit with a warm, welcoming, and festive atmosphere. Whether you want to come visit Door County for the actual Christmas holiday or for the festivities leading up to it, it’s best to reserve your Door County hotel stay in advance. Glidden Lodge Beach Resort is ideally situated on the Door County peninsula. It is a short drive from historic Sturgeon Bay, which is the most populous city in Door County. It is also an easy drive to the various villages, each with their own winter delights. In

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Door County’s 66 Mile Scenic Byway

Door County Scenic Byway Changing Leaves and Fall Colors

Door County is home to the 66 mile coastal scenic byway which traverses the Door County peninsula starting just north of Sturgeon Bay. The scenic route follows highway 57 to the north tip of the Peninsula and return route takes highway 42 south on the other side of the peninsula. This scenic route takes you through and near the many picturesque towns in Door County each with their own unique businesses and attractions. Driving the scenic byway includes scenic vistas of Lake Michigan, the Bay of Green Bay, the Niagara Escarpment bluffs, Wisconsin forests, agricultural terrain, and Door County villages. There are also state parks, county parks, and lighthouses on

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Door County Maritime Week

Door County Maritime Week

Wednesday August 4, 2021 is the start of Maritime week in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Maritime week focuses on Sturgeon Bay’s local maritime heritage as well as honoring local coast guard personal. A variety of activities and tours are happening during from August 4th to August 15th. Sturgeon Bay’s Maritime Week coincides with the U.S. Coast Guard’s 231st Birthday on August 4th and festivities begin the following day on August 5th with a golf outing at Idlewild golf course. In addition there will be tours of the Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay, a picnic, a concert, a classic and wooden boat festival, a Bloody Mary Social, and more. Maritime week is

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