Why You Need to Experience Door County in the Winter

Looking for the best winter wonderland to visit for celebrating the holidays? You need to visit Door County in the winter. Make your winter getaway during the off season so you can have space for a little R&R, with a gorgeous view of snow flurries. Visit the white village and participate in numerous winter sports at Wisconsin’s best state parks. Before you bundle up and head out the door, make sure you take a look at our charming and cozy accommodations at Hillside Inn of Door County. 

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Experience Door County in the Winter

The best way to see the magic that is Door County in the winter, is by hiking one of our state parks. Peninsula State Park is just down the road from Hillside Inn of Door County and is the perfect place to glide down the slopes. 

Winter Sports in Door County

Go cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, or sledding down the blankets of white at the Peninsula State Park. Then, take a break and cozy up in the warming house. But before you go skiing, make sure you get a State Trail Pass!

Holiday Events in Door County

Get festive and competitive at Fish Creek Winter Fest, or dare to take the Polar Plunge. Then, watch professional carvers make magic by carving the coolest blocks of snow and ice at the Fire and Ice Festival in Sturgeon Bay!

The winter activities don’t stop there. Ephraim celebrates Christmas in the Village, and Ellison Bay, Fish Creek, and Washington Island all host tree lightings! Those are sure to get you in the holiday spirit!

Ice Shoves in Door County

You can discover a natural wonder of Door County when you explore the ice shoves. They’re magnificent blocks of snow and ice, stacked high and resembling icy shards. It happens when the top layers of Lake Michigan collide ashore. You can’t miss this one of a kind beauty!

Hunt for Treasure at the Local Door County Shops

Hidden treasure in Door County? You can definitely find some by scoping out the local shops and boutiques. Take a little bit of Door County home with you when you find the perfect souvenir from Door County’s finest wineries, foodie shops, and boutiques.

Warm Up in the Perfect Hillside Inn Suite

Our luxury bed and breakfast is the perfect getaway for you to warm up with your special someone this winter. Hillside Inn is ranked as one of the top five bed and breakfasts, and it’s no secret why! Each of our suites is elegantly and uniquely designed. Stay in our accommodations to cozy up in the winter, or feel rejuvenated and refreshed in the summertime. Whenever you plan to make your escape to Door County, you’ll be amazed at the Hillside Inn of Door County. 

There’s never a shortage of gorgeous water views and a friendly atmosphere at our charming inn! What are you waiting for? Check our availability and book your magical Door County getaway today!