5 days in Door County Itinerary

5 days in Door County Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Door County trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
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Sister Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sturgeon Bay
— 2 nights
Fly

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Sister Bay

— 2 nights
Sister Bay is a village in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Sister Bay is known for shopping, adventure, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Ridges Sanctuary, take in the exciting artwork at Frykman Studio Gallery, and look for gifts at Wood Orchard.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sister Bay online tour itinerary planner.

Des Moines to Sister Bay is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Des Moines in September; daily highs in Sister Bay reach 70°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sturgeon Bay.

Things to do in Sister Bay

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay

— 2 nights
Sturgeon Bay is a city in and the county seat of Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): do a tasting at Harbor Ridge Winery, then do a tasting at Door Peninsula Winery, then walk around Cave Point County Park, and finally stop by Door County Dog Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Door County Maritime Museum, relax in the rural setting at The Farm, and then learn about winemaking at Von Stiehl Winery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sturgeon Bay travel route tool.

Drive from Sister Bay to Sturgeon Bay in an hour. In September in Sturgeon Bay, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Sturgeon Bay

Wineries · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Door County travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · State Parks · Gift & Specialty Shops
Door County owes its status as a top Midwest vacation destination to its 480 km (300 mi) of shoreline along Lake Michigan. Coupled with five scenic state parks, 11 lighthouses, and 80 cultural venues, the natural scenery dominates here. The region hosts several museums, theaters, and art galleries. Art classes and workshops serve as big draws throughout the year, while live music and plays fill the entertainment schedule.