Findlay's Holiday Inn

Po Box 135 - 1 Main Road, Washington Island, Wisconsin, 54246, United States | Hotel
Prices starting from $66.00
 

Travel Blogs from Washington Island

Crossing Death's Door

A travel blog entry by martha587

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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, ...

Midpoint

A travel blog entry by martha587

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... 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 ...

Our exploration of Door County, Wisconsin

A travel blog entry by heavenonearth

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... an observation tower, beaches, steep bluffs, an ampitheater, and a golf course. The observation tower has knockout park views. We had a wonderful hike here!

  • Wilson's Diner
  • A Door County tradition for over a century. A 50's style restaurant and soda fountain. ...

    Tornado scare

    A travel blog entry by brett_and_fi

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    After spending a few days in Chicago we were happy to arrive at Peninsula State Park. We couldn't have asked for a better campground with the park having a site right on Lake Michigan. Shortly after making dinner on our first night we were surprised when a park ranger drove around the campground announcing severe thunderstorm. We wisely moved to cover in the bathroom becoming concerned when the park ranger drove by again to announce a tornado warning was in affect. ...

    Door County Wisconsin

    A travel blog entry by travelswithduke

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    ... the farmers markets since cherries were still being harvested. This is also one of the biggest cherry-producing areas. We left Door County going down the eastern side through Jacksonport, Algoma, Kewaunee, Two Rivers, and after Manitowoc got on I 43 through Sheboygan and Milwaukee. From there it was all interstate around Chicago and onto I 65 down through Indianapolis. We were again appalled at all of the ...

    Location

    This hotel, located on Po Box 135 - 1 Main Road, Washington Island, is near Rock Island State Park and Nelsen's Hall.
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      TripAdvisor Reviews Findlay's Holiday Inn Washington Island

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good