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Winter Vacation Getaway on Door County’s Scenic Lake Michigan Beach

Private Door County Beach Hotel and Resort in Winter with Snow

A winter beach vacation may not come to mind as quickly and easily as a summer beach vacation, however some of the best deals of the year can be found during the winter months and the Door County sights are no less scenic than they are in the summer months. In fact, the beauty of a Door County winter is breathtaking in and of itself with the pristine white snow glistening in the warmth of a sunny day. Our Door County hotel and resort is open year-round and our 700 feet of Lake Michigan beach frontage offers a unique beauty and charm in winter. Sunrise and sunset is as beautiful

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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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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

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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 frontdesk@gliddenlodge.com.

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Gorgeous Beach + Winter + Door County + Savings = Glidden Lodge Beach Resort

Door County's favorite naturalist Carolyn Rock and a Door County beach in winter

Wander our Door County beach and take advantage of great savings this winter! Glidden Lodge Beach Resort has so many incredible packages that it will be hard to choose. And the best part? Each and every suite has a view of a gorgeous Door County sunrise! Sound inviting? We think so too! EXTEND YOUR STAY – ENJOY A 10% DISCOUNT ON ADDITIONAL DAYS Treat someone with a package – gift certificates available. TRANQUIL SPA RETREAT Oct. 20, 2015 through April 23, 2016 (excluding holiday periods) Make time just for you with a special retreat from the ordinary. Saguaro’s Day Spa and Glidden Lodge Beach Resort have teamed up to deliver the

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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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