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Outstanding nearby hikes: Shivering Sands Preserve

Shivering Sands

  When you stay at Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, you are within 10 miles of some of Door County’s most beautiful outdoor destinations including Cave Point, Whitefish Dunes and Clark Lake. However, just down the road from our beautiful Lake Michigan beachfront resort is Shivering Sands, 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 many birds, mammals, frogs and other wildlife. Why did The Nature

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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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Life can be stressful. Come stay at our beautiful Door County Beach!

“In every out thrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.” Rachel Carson There is nothing that ails your soul which cannot begin to be mended with time at the beach. And while the temps have been darn right toasty lately, soon our gorgeous Door County landscape will begin to lean into fall and the waters of our Lake Michigan beach will seem to take on an urgency. The lusty whitecaps. The cold dark hues of the surf. The migration of birds, flying low over the water, sites set on warmer climes. There is a comforting rhythm to life at

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Life can be stressful: Come stay at our Lake Michigan beach in Door County

“Looking out over the lake, I felt enveloped in the most peaceful, loving utopia.” ― Laurie Kahn ― While the temperature is warm now, soon our gorgeous Door County landscape will begin to lean into fall and the waters of our Lake Michigan beach will seem to take on an urgency. The roilng whitecaps. The cold dark hues of the surf. The migration of birds, flying low over the water, sites set on warmer climes. There is a comforting rhythm to life at our four-season beach and we want to share it with you. Isn’t it time you “felt enveloped in the most peaceful, loving utopia?” Come stay at our

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