5 days in Door County Itinerary

5 days in Door County Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Door County trip itinerary planner

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Sister Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sturgeon Bay
— 1 night
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Sister Bay

— 3 nights
Sister Bay is a village in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get your game on at Pirate's Cove Mini Golf. On your second day here, visit a coastal fixture at Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, then admire the majestic nature at Peninsula State Park, then enjoy the sea views from Cana Island Lighthouse, and finally learn about winemaking at Island Orchard Cider.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sister Bay vacation planner.

Indianapolis to Sister Bay is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Sister Bay is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Indianapolis in August, things will get a bit cooler in Sister Bay: highs are around 75°F and lows about 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sturgeon Bay.

Things to do in Sister Bay

Wineries · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay

— 1 night
Sturgeon Bay is a city in and the county seat of Door County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 5th (Mon), look for gifts at Renard's Cheese, relax in the rural setting at The Farm, and then walk around Cave Point County Park. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Door Peninsula Winery, do a tasting at Simon Creek Vineyard & Winery, and then see the interesting displays at Door County Maritime Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sturgeon Bay online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sister Bay to Sturgeon Bay takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Sturgeon Bay are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Sturgeon Bay

Parks · Wineries · Museums · Shopping

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.