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Wisconsin

The Lodge at Geneva on the Lake

We were lucky enough to experience a beautiful, crisp fall day when we arrived at the Lodge at Geneva on the Lake. With breathtaking views of the southern shores of Lake Erie near Geneva State Park in the heart of the beautiful Ohio Wine Country, what began as the Buckeye State’s first summer resort town is … Continue reading »

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Kringle, the Official State Pastry of Wisconsin

There is a lot to enjoy in the charming small town of Racine, Wisconsin. Located on the shore of beautiful Lake Michigan between Milwaukee and Chicago, Racine has lovely beaches, parks and trails; Frank Lloyd Wright architecture; an amazing art museum; zoo; and the Wind Point Lighthouse. The lake provides plenty of opportunities for fishing, … Continue reading »

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Experience the Great Outdoors with Kids in Door County

Often referred to as the “Cape Cod of the Midwest” because of its charming lighthouses, beautiful beaches, water sports, and wonderful restaurants featuring locally caught fresh fish, Door County is a great, family vacation destination. You will find plenty of kid-friendly attractions throughout the area, and with dozens of beaches and five of Wisconsin’s expansive … Continue reading »

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Back to Wonderful Little Sister Resort

Although we discovered Door County, Wisconsin for the first time in the winter, we have now visited during the summer twice and it’s impossible to say which is our favorite season, although I have to admit that there is a substantial contrast between the two. One thing that hasn’t changed, however, is our love for … Continue reading »

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Go Locally Sourced at The Cookery in Door County, Wisconsin

Beautiful Door County, Wisconsin, located on a peninsula of land which extends into clear and gorgeous Lake Michigan on one side and several lovely bays on the other, has plenty of great dining choices. Locally caught whitefish, along with fried cheese curds, and the delicious local cherries are special favorites and you can find them … Continue reading »

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Sample the Delectable Local Fare at Harbor Fish Market and Grille in Door County, Wisconsin

Tucked away in tiny Bailey’s Harbor on the charming and beautiful Door County peninsula is a hidden and undiscovered treasure which you would do well to locate on your next trip. Harbor Fish Market and Grille is a wonderful, gourmet restaurant in a historic building on the main street through town. Featuring a lovely view … Continue reading »

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Kayaking, Zip Lining, and Gem Mining, Oh My! Adventures in Door County

Last summer, we planned a trip to Door County, Wisconsin thinking it would be the perfect summer getaway. Lounging on the many beaches in the warm sun and swimming in the beautiful, clear water of Lake Michigan was a high priority, but unseasonably cold weather rolled in and we spent the week in jeans and … Continue reading »

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Open the Door to the Perfect Girlfriends Getaway in Door County, Wisconsin

If you visited one of idyllic Door County’s beaches every single day, it would take you nearly a month because since this lovely, scenic area of Wisconsin is located on a peninsula which juts out into Lake Michigan and there are plenty of beaches. This means, of course, that Door County is a great vacation … Continue reading »

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Photo Friday: Ducks at the Grand Geneva Resort

Somehow I missed posting this last winter when we visited the Grand Geneva Resort in Wisconsin but I love this shot Tom got of ducks taking off from a frozen creek. Pin It

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Summer in Door County, WI

  Door County is often referred to as the Cape Cod of the Midwest and, now that I have seen it in both winter and summer and have actually visited New England, I am here to tell you that this appellation is quite correct. This is a lovely, lovely place. Our daughter and grandson are … Continue reading »

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