20 Great Lakes Getaways
Door County, Wisconsin
Roughly 75 miles long and 10 miles across, the Door Peninsula offers more than 300 miles of shoreline to explore, along with charming small towns such as Ephraim, Fish Creek, Egg Harbor and Sister Bay.
Five Fun Stops
1 Enjoy Door County islands and waters on a Shoreline Boat Cruise (920/854-4707; shorelinecharters.net).
2 A loyal theater community and enthusiastic summer audiences have made Peninsula Players Theatre an institution for more than 70 years (920/868-3287; peninsulaplayers.com).
3 White Gull Inn boasts one of the best-known fish boils: part dinner, part theater, all delicious (920/868-2018; whitegullinn.com).
4 The historic Eagle Harbor Inn offers both spacious whirlpool suites in cottages as well as nine bedrooms in a traditional B&B (920/854-2121; eagleharborinn.com).
5 Hiking, biking, boating, swimming, fishing, camping, golf, a nature center and the historic Eagle Bluff lighthouse are among the highlights of Peninsula State Park (pictured) (920/868-3258; wiparks.net).