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... the 'Door' part of it stuck. Wisconsin is quite proud of it's tragic maritime heritage. At each state park there is at least one informational display about a shipwreck off the coast, complete with details of the ship, how it met its end and photos of what wreckage still survives (complete with scuba divers).
It's ironic that such a lovely place has such a calamitous lineage. I don't remember where I ran across mention of Door County when I ...
... knotty pine paneling and oh, the decor. But it was clean, quiet and comfortable, plus Addie made a new friend this morning with Spanky, the owner's dog.
We crossed the lake this morning on the Lake-Express ferry from Muskegon, MI to Milwaukee, WI. It was a 2.5 hour passage, and I knew I would have to leave Addie in the car. She's fine in the car, so I wasn't too worried...until we pulled up and the gentleman at the gate said 'There's ...
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... a hard time with the idea of leaving Michigan, even though we're finally going to Door County, I've been waiting since 2010 to see Door County! We had a little difficulty finding this city park in Menominee but it was a nice little city park right one the river. Just across the river is the state of Wisconsin!
... 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.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGordon Lodge Baileys Harbor
Excellent place for couple getaway. Private. Great accommodations. Friendly staff decent food...but it is not about the food. We booked next year in advance.
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