Active Adventures in Door County

I finally have some time to sit down and share some of my Mom and my weekend adventures in Door County, Wisconsin.  The weather was superb and there are so many opportunities to be outside.  We took FULL advantage of them!  We brought up our bikes, and I had new hiking boots that I was eager to try.

 

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Sunday morning, we woke up early, ate breakfast on our back balcony, and then wandered over to the local coffee shop in Fish Creek called Linger.  They had a festive fall menu and we made a few new friends while we waited for our lattes.

 

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Afterwards, we grabbed our bikes and made our way north about 1 mile to the entrance of Peninsula State Park.

You might remember this path from THESE PICTURES.  It’s amazing what a difference a few weeks can make in terms of leaf color and temperature.

 

 

Biking in Peninsula State Park (the Sunset Trail)

 

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After our bike ride, we changed quickly and headed out for lunch.  Then drove east to the lake for some hiking at Cave Point in Jacksonport.  This is one of my favorite places to hike in Door County.  The BOY and I first hiked here last summer and again earlier this summer.

 

 

Hiking Cave Point

 

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It was gorgeous hiking along the bluffs and caves and then along the beach at Whitefish Dunes State Park.  We then celebrated with a wine tasting at my favorite Door County winery, Stone’s Throw Winery.

 

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And finished the day with a picnic at Sunset Beach!

 

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We packed a lot into our first full day!  I didn’t even include all of the shopping we did (being that it was the Fish Creek Inside Out Sales weekend).  My mom and I fell into bed fairly early because we had another adventurous day ahead of us!

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11 thoughts on “Active Adventures in Door County

  1. oh man, these pictures are great. Door county is where my wife and I went for our honeymoon! Beautiful place and I’m definitely planning on going back there again.

  2. I’ve not been back to Door County in ages. Such beautiful country and you chose a perfect time to go. WIth school in session and before the Fall colors are in full effect, you could enjoy the parkland in relative solitude. Nice, too, that your Mother could accompany you. How special was that?

    • It was incredibly special! We always have a lot of laughter and for lack of a better word adventures when we’re together! I am so lucky to have such a special bond with my mom and to be able to share this unique place during my favorite time of year…priceless!!!

    • That is probably the hardest part of living out West. I have a few more fun fall pictures to come. Please just post some sunny days and palm trees during the winter months for us midwesterners : )

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