When you travel through Door County, Wisconsin, you will witness some of the finest rural landscapes of the country. The beauty of the region hasn’t only attracted many artists and writers in the past but still is amazing tourists year-round. When spending a vacation in Door County, be sure not to miss out on these activities.
From cuddling a kitten to patting a piglet, a visit to the Farm in Door County is an afternoon well spent when you travel with kids. The Farm is situated four miles north of Sturgeon Bay.
Open daily 9am to 5pm
Memorial Day Weekend through Mid-October
Adults (13 and over) pay $8.50
Children (3-12) pay $5.00
Dairy View Country Store
This Dairy shop is located in the heart of Door County and is an experience that is both educational and entertaining. Learn more about the dairy industry, get lost in the corn maze or enjoy a homemade ice cream.
Open on Monday – Saturday from 10am to 6pm
On Sundays, from 10 am to 5pm
Visits are for free, while guided tours need to be reserved
Door County Creamery
This goat dairy farm is located on the hills of Sister Bay and is a must if you want to see how cheeses are handcrafted. If all of this gets you hungry, you can visit their shop and buy some cheeses or goat’s milk gelato. The owner’s started their dream in France but moved to Door County to give the local community the chance to fall in love with local cheeses.
Open every day from 10.30am to 9pm
Visits are free but lunch tours should be signed up for in advance
Plum Loco Animal Farm
This is a place where they claim they are crazy about animals. And it’s hard to argue them. Explore the many acres dotted with farm animals, visit the Hands-on Play-Farm Village or have a peaceful picnic in the vicinity of the animals. They are located at Egg Harbor.
Open every day except on Wednesdays from 9.30am to 4.30pm
Sunday of Labor Day weekend is last day of summer season, winter opening times are Saturdays and Sundays from 9.30am to 4.30pm till 1st of November
Admissions costs $8 for adults, $6 for kids (2-17) and seniors $5.75. Groups of 8 and and more get 15% off.
This Lavender farm store is situated at the Historic Island Dairy in the heart of Washington Island. They cultivate acres and acres of lavender fields to make products of them. The products make great gifts such as body lotions, essential oils and culinary seasonings. The fields are harvested in Late June and July so make sure you plan your visit well before.
Shopping can be done only or you can visit the lavender fields when doing the Washington Island scenic History tour.
Open every day 10am to 5pm