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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,

Posted in Area events, Door County Lodging, Glidden Lodge, Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, Niagara Escarpement, Niagara Escarpment, Outdoor Activities, Whitefish Dunes State Park, Winter Getaway

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

Outstanding Hikes Near Our Door County Resort: Shivering Sands Preserve

Hiking Near Our Door County Hotel and Resort at Shivering Sands in Sturgeon Bay, WI

When you stay at Sturgeon Bay’s premiere resort, the Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, you are within 10 miles of some of Door County’s most beautiful and scenic outdoor destinations including Cave Point County Park, Whitefish Dunes State Park, and Clark Lake. However, just down the road from our beautiful Lake Michigan beachfront resort is Shivering Sands Preserve, a lesser known destination whose pristine wetlands are under the watchful eye of The Nature Conservancy. From their website: The 3,400-acre Shivering Sands wetland complex encompasses three lakes, several streams and springs, forested sand dunes, lowland conifer forest, sedge meadows and fens. It is rich in rare plant life and is home to

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