2 Day Getaway to Ephraim, Door County

2 Day Getaway to Ephraim Door CountyDoor County, Wisconsin, the Cape Cod of the Midwest attracts persons of all ages because of its natural beauty, charming towns and plenty of shoreline. We invite you to get-away from it all and discover Ephraim, Door County.

Day 1
Make your way to the comfortable, Ephraim Guest House Condominiums tucked into the center of Ephraim, Wisconsin. This 12 unit condominium complex boasts affordable rates, comfortable condo suites, seasonal hot tub and fully equipped kitchen all within walking distance to most of Ephraim’s best attractions.

With condo amenities you can start your day with a breakfast of your choice in your kitchen and pack your snacks for your day of adventure. If going out to eat is more your style, there are several restaurants nearby and even some coffee shops for a quick eat-and-go breakfast.
Continue on in the morning with a journey into Peninsula State Park where there’s golfing, bike riding, hiking, beaches and an historic lighthouse. You can pick up a State Park pass ($25 WI Resident, $35 non-WI Resident or a $7 Daily Pass WI Resident, $10 Daily for non-WI Resident) and experience what Mother Nature has to offer. There’s even a snack bar, open during the summer, featuring soft-serve ice cream, pizza and burgers to get your snack on or a quick lunch.
In the afternoon head out for shopping in Ephraim like Scrimschanders. See first-hand the beauty and delicacy of the Scrimshaw art and find unique gifts for everyone on your list. You’ll also be awed at their Ephraim Faience Pottery, a true art and shopping escape.

Another fun shopping experience in Ephraim is to visit Beach People. Voted “Door County’s Most Fun Store,” Beach People shop carries beach jewelry, beach totes, purses, t-shirts, outdoor toys for the yard and beach and so much more.

Pop into Rusty Rabbit Shop for gifts, home décor items, clothing and accessories, garden items and their own handmade sprinklers. These are just a few of the shops located in Ephraim and with so many to choose from, you’ll quickly work up an appetite. We suggest getting your afternoon fix at the famous “Wilson’s Restaurant and Ice Cream Shop.”

Head back to your condo at the Ephraim Guest House and relax before dinner. With grills on the patio by our hot tub area you can grill out or head out to any of the wonderful restaurants that Ephraim and surrounding areas have to offer. HotTubCorrectedCompr

Catch an evening performance from Northern Sky Theater in Peninsula State Park to top off your evening entertainment then back to your condo for a peaceful rest in your suite.

Day 2
The best way to start your day is with breakfast and we suggest “Good Eggs” in Ephraim. Good Eggs has more than just eggs and of course breakfast is the most important part of your day.

Whether hiking, biking, kayaking or sightseeing is your thing, Ephraim has it all. Head out your condo door and down the street or head up the hill and to your left to get to the Anderson Pond Preserve. Ephraim and surrounding areas also have scenic boat tours to get views from the bay and if you enjoy fishing, check into one of our local Charter Fishing Guides.

Enjoy a tour of Ephraim either by tram or by a walking tour. Learn Ephraim’s history beginning with its settlement in 1853 to our present day. The Historical Foundation also offers a Moravian Heritage Tram Tour or a Historic Iverson House & Moravian Church Walking Tour. Always check ahead for tour times and dates as you plan your Ephraim 2 Day Escape. Most of these tours are held in the morning.
Enjoy the afternoon relaxing by the Bay at Eagle Harbor, take in the scenery, and let your cares melt away. Read that book you’ve wanted to read or catch up on some ZZZZ’s. This is the Ephraim, Door County Way! DSC_0126

But, no door County trip would be complete without attending a Door County Fish Boil. The Old Post Office Restaurant just a short walk from the Ephraim Guest House provides fish boils with a feast of fresh whitefish, small red potatoes, little white onions, homemade bread and fresh baked piece of Door County Cherry Pie. They even offer other menu items for those who prefer something other than fish. Watch the sunset, take a stroll or come back and enjoy the hot tub. We think your 2 Day Getaway to Ephraim Guest House Condominiums and Ephraim, Wisconsin will be one for the books!