Baileys Harbor Ridges Resort
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... loves to drive so he didn't mind and it gave us a chance to see more of Wisconsin which we really enjoyed as well, so not a bad trade off. We just knew ahead of time our experience wouldn't be ideal. In the end though it was a fabulous part of our trip and we were glad we went.
We went via Portage again and stopped at the Indian Agency house which along with ...
... of Door County. We went from one quaint seaside town to another. From Sturgeon Bay to Carlsville, Egg Harbor, Fish Creek, Ephraim, Sister Bay, Ellison Bay, and at the tip of the peninsula- Gill's Point. Robin and Steve were our personal tour guides. Stopped in Sister Bay for an outside waterfront lunch. Simply an amazing view. Cherry season is ...
Sounds suitably creepy for the season, doesn't it? I finally learned how Door County got it's name. Door County is a peninsula that juts up into Lake Michigan and creates, on its west side, Green Bay (of Packers fame). Off the tip of Door county is an island, Washington Island. Apparently the waters between the peninsula and the island are particularly treacherous and home to many a shipwreck. This earned it the moniker 'port des mortes', or Death's Door, ...
... beach for as long as I can stand the cold and wind, with no one the wiser.
Travel is always an eye-opening experience and I love how it challenges my perceptions and assumptions. Yesterday's drive down the west coast of the lower peninsula (the east coast of Lake Michigan - there are all those qualifiers again) was the first time I truly understood the meaning of the phrase 'Peak Color' in terms of fall foliage. Growing up on the west ...
... than 80 cultural establishments within the county, including galleries, museums, and theatres. Many offer courses to enjoy while vacationing there. For the nature lovers, Door County offers five state parks, over 300 miles of shoreline, and more than a dozen conservation areas. The ten lighthouses on ...