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Beauty is alive and well all along the Lake Michigan Shoreline!

    Photo by Roberta Copiskey                                     Photo by Jim Perry                                            Photo by Jim Perry “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.  Rest as the waves roll ashore.  Walk along the beach and watch the beauty of a Door County sunrise!  Check out our neighboring treasures at Whitefish Dunes State Park, Cave Point County Park, or Shivering Sands Preserve to share a quiet moment with nature. You can enjoy the warm Spring weather yet still get the off-season prices PLUS you can take advantage of our SPRING

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

Winter Beach Vacation Reason #4: EMBARK ON WINTER NATURE CRAWL

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 resort is close to some of Door County’s favorite outdoor destinations! Places like Cave Point, Whitefish Dunes State Park, Shivering Sands Nature Preserve (a short walk down the road) and our own gorgeous beachfront (see below). Plus the incredible Niagara Escarpment surrounds our grounds and much of northern Door County. We suggest spending some time at our gorgeous Lake Michigan beachfront resort in your own luxury condominium. Step One: Spend 5 minutes

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Discover the Fabulous Niagara Escarpment!

Niagara Escarpment in Door County

                          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

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Looking out our windows: Door County’s Glidden Lodge Beach Resort

Door County's Glidden Lodge Beach Resort

What happens when you look outside EVERY window in your beachfront suite at Door County’s Glidden Lodge Beach Resort? You see a great big Great Lake You see a gorgeous, brilliant sunrise – every morning! You see an expansive sand beach that reaches for miles If that sounds like something you need right now…call or email Glidden Lodge Beach Resort today! Your beach front suite awaits you. Call: 920-746-3900 or 1-866-454-3336. Or email us at

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Memorial Day Weekend at Whitefish Dunes State Park

On Saturday, May 23, 2015 visitors to Whitefish Dunes State Park can take part in a Spring Exploration. Join naturalist Carolyn Rock, for an exploration of nature. Learn about the flora and fauna found along the rocky shores, forest floor and sunny openings. Gather for this meandering walk that is short in distance but full of discoveries. Walk begins at the Nature Center at 10 a.m. Be sure to pick up your Wisconsin State Park sticker for 2015 while you’re at the park. You won’t be sorry. Download any or all of our 3 Door County Beach eBooks and you’ll understand why people who love Door County nature LOVE Glidden Lodge

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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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Posted in Calendar of events, Children's Activites, Discover our Beach!, Glidden Lodge, Nearby Attractions, Whitefish Dunes State Park