test
Blog Archives

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

Posted in Christmas events, Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, Nearby Attractions, Niagara Escarpment, Outdoor Activities, Whitefish Dunes State Park

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

Posted in Nearby Attractions, Niagara Escarpement, Niagara Escarpment, Outdoor Activities

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

Posted in Area events, Calendar of events, Door County Lodging, Glidden Lodge, Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, Nearby Attractions, Outdoor Activities

Lake Michigan Shoreline Beauty at Beachfront Door County Hotel and Resort

Lake Michigan Shoreline and Beach Forest at Door County Hotel and Resort

“A picture is worth a thousand words.”  And if that is the case what can these pictures tell us? “A picture is worth a thousand words.”  And if that is the case what can these pictures tell us? Glidden Lodge Beach Resort invites you to come and visit our beautiful, secluded waterfront resort in scenic Door County, Wisconsin.  Rest as the Lake Michigan waves roll ashore at our scenic inn.  Walk along the beach and watch the beauty of a Door County sunrise!  Check out our Door County treasures at Whitefish Dunes State Park, Cave Point County Park, or Shivering Sands Preserve to share a quiet moment with nature on your vacation. You can still enjoy the warm spring weather

Posted in Discover our Beach!, Door County Lodging, Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, Nearby Attractions, Outdoor Activities, Specials and Packages, Whitefish Dunes State Park

Nature’s Beauty of a Door County Winter Beach Vacation Part #4

Sunrise During Winter Vacation at Our Door County Hotel

There are so many reasons to take a winter beach vacation at Door County’s Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, so we’re going to lay them out one-at-a-time this week. Reason Number Four: Embark on a winter nature crawl! Our Door County resort is close to some of the peninsula’s favorite outdoor destinations! Parks and preserves like Cave Point County Park, Whitefish Dunes State Park, Shivering Sands Nature Preserve (just a short walk down the road from our hotel) and our own gorgeous Lake Michigan beachfront (see below). Plus the incredible natural formation of the Niagara Escarpment surrounds our grounds and much of northern Door County, Wisconsin. We suggest spending some time

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Discover our Beach!, Glidden Lodge, Nearby Attractions, Niagara Escarpement

Discover the Fabulous Niagara Escarpment Near Our Door County Hotel and Resort

Walking on the Niagra Escarpment Near Door County Hotel and Resort Glidden Lodge

About 5 miles from Glidden Lodge Beach Resort in Door County is a prolific example of the Niagara Escarpment. What is this awesome formation that has its origins near Niagara Falls in New York state? From Wikipedia: The Niagara Escarpment is a long escarpment, or cuesta, in the United States and Canada that runs predominantly east/west from New York, through Ontario, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois. It is composed of the Lockport geological formation of Silurian age, and is similar to the Onondaga geological formation, which runs parallel to it and just to the south, through western New York and southern Ontario. The escarpment is most famous as the cliff over

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Glidden Lodge, Nearby Attractions, Niagara Escarpement
Archives
Categories