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After Labor Day, the crowds in Door County, Wisconsin (aka the “Cape Cod of the Midwest”) begin to thin out. It’s a great time to visit. Door County is one of my favorite places: hundreds of miles of shoreline, great parks, and lots of things to do! We headed first to one of my favorite outdoor places, Cave Point County Park, on the lakeside. After that it was to the village of… Read More

Had the day off of work so I ventured up to Door County, Wisconsin. Early October, a weekday, so not crowded at all. Felt like I had the outdoors to myself! I visited The Ridges Sanctuary, the first land trust in Wisconsin–and also ventured over to Cave Point County Park to do some hiking.

Took a vacation day and ventured up to Door County before summer visitors take over. It was a late May Friday and I still felt like I had a lot of the county to myself. First I drove to the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Pierhead Light. Some people think it’s off limits, but it’s not. Just pay attention to the signage and don’t walk on to the U.S. Coast Guard property. After… Read More

Brrr! It was a cold sunset at Cana Island Light in Door County, Wisconsin. A stiff breeze was coming in off of Lake Michigan, but it was so worth it. Beautiful!