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Top 30 List

Northern Door County

A vacation in northern Door County, WI is all about experiencing the best that our local area has to offer guests.  This is why we ranked our top 30 favorite restaurants, attractions, parks and experiences!

Welcome to northern Door County!  We wanted to take a moment to share with you some of our local favorites during your vacation.


Della Porta DC – Ellison Bay

Wild Tomato – Sister Bay

Boathouse On the Bay – Sister Bay

Stabbur Beer Garden at Al Johnson’s

Alexander’s of Door County

Barringers Restaurant – Fish Creek

Husby’s – Sister Bay (Great place for bloody mary’s and casual dining)

Special Occasion Restaurants (Reservations needed well in advance)

Chives Door County – Baileys Harbor

Grocery Store

Piggly Wiggly – Sister Bay

Pioneer Store – Ellison Bay

Coffee Shop and Gifts

Kick Ash Coffee – Ellison Bay (Great coffee and granola)

Seaquist Orchards Farm Market – Ellison Bay

Sip – Ephraim (Coffee shop and gift shop)

On Deck Clothing

Ice Cream –

Wilsons Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor – Ephraim

Door County Ice Cream Factory – Sister Bay

Charlie’s Smokehouse (Best view to enjoy ice cream on back deck…) – Ellison Bay


Stone’s Throw Winery – Baileys Harbor

Twelve Eleven Wine Bar and Provisions – Sister Bay


Peach Barn Farmhouse and Brewery – Sister Bay

Door County Brewing Co – Baileys Harbor

Private wine tasting experience in your vacation rental home

The Day Sipper Door County –

Golf –

Peninsula State Park Golf – Ephraim


Peninsula State Park – Ephraim

Newport State Park  – Ellison Bay

School House Beach on Washington Island


Hands On Art Studio – Fish Creek

Washington Island Ferry

Cana Island Lighthouse – Baileys Harbor

Pirates Cove Mini Golf – Sister Bay

Movie Theatre

Big Sky Drive-In Theatre (Open Seasonal)

Enjoy all the beautiful experiences that Door County has to offer!!!