Open Hearth Lodge
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... very relieved after 30 minutes when the storm passed out over Lake Michigan and produced one of the best sunsets of our trip.
The next day we started by taking a 4 mile hike along Lake Michigan. We rewarded ourselves after exercising with miniature golf (which we tied in), cheese and wining tasting, and some afternoon beers at some of the local bars in Fish Creek. Our time in Door County concluded with yet another sunset and drinks and food around our campfire.
Door County sits in the center of the upper Midwest's "inland seas." The county offers 300 miles of shoreline. It’s the Cape Cod of Massachusetts, although on a Lake not an ocean. Door County is a world-class vacation destination with its 5 state parks, 11 lighthouses, 19 county parks and a total of 53 Lake Michigan beaches. Although there are 34 named islands within ...
... 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 ...
We visited Door County, Wisconsin which is on the peninsula that sticks out into Lake Michigan. It is very touristy and is a resort area like Cape Cod is to the east coast. We enjoyed seeing the small coastal towns, the light houses and all the things that go with beachy resort towns.
We were encouraged to attend a "fish boil." So ...
... them before we all called it a night. Today, Fran joined us for breakfast at the Second Story Restaurant in Ephraim (2ndstoryrestaurant.com). Then we stopped at my niece, Valerie's for a quick visit. After dropping Fran off at home, Jeff and I drove to Bailey's Harbor for lunch with friends, Karen and Carl Berndt. They own Harbor Fish Market and Grille (http://www.harborfishmarket-grille.com ) in Bailey's Harbor, but also own a sail boat ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking