Door County Activities to Plan in Advance of Your Vacation

Door County Adventure Rafting
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Everyone wants to plan an amazing Door County vacation where the entire group or family unit has fun and the memories will last forever.  As a guide to your Door County Vacation, there are a few tips that can help you succeed in being sure to get in everything you desire for your vacation.  Today our goal is to alert you to a few Door County Activities that visitors enjoy but DO require advance planning.

1)    The Savory Spoon Cooking School located in Ellison Bay, Door County inspires every level of cook to create new ideas in the kitchen.  With multiple classes to choose from, the Savory Spoon is very popular and classes fill fast.  Some of the classes offered are couples events where you can create your own special evening with friends while taking a hands-on cooking class or a demonstration class.  Other favorite classes are a Girls Night Out, Family Reunion Cooking Classes, Birthday and Anniversary party classes and corporate events and team events.  To take a look at what the Savory Spoon Cooking School offers, please visit their website at: or call 920.854.6600.

Savory Spoon Cooking School
Photo Courtesy of Savory Spoon Cooking School

2)    Looking for excitement on the high seas of the Bay of Green Bay?  Then take a look at Door County Adventure Rafting.  The rafting boat can hold up to six guests so you definitely will want to plan ahead to get your group or family booked for this tour.  If you’ve never had the chance to see fireworks from the water, here’s your chance.  There are 5 private tours that can be booked throughout the season so if this is something you and your party are interested in, call now to book.  The Firework dates on the schedule are: June 20th in Ephraim for the Fyr Bal, June 27th in Ellison Bay for Olde Ellison Bay Days, July 3rd in Egg Harbor for the 4th of July celebration, July 4th in Gills Rock for the 4th of July, and August in Sister Bay.  Door County Adventure Rafting has their boat tours leaving from Fish Creek.  Enjoy closer than ever scenic views from the bay.  A group can even hire Door County Adventure Rafting for private tours where you can add in hiking, or stops at local waterfront restaurants, anchoring at a beach, and more.  Please visit their website for additional information at: or call 920.559.6106.

Northern Sky Theater in Door County, Wisconsin
Photo Courtesy of Northern Sky Theater

3)    Door County is an artist’s paradise and the shows that are offered on our Peninsula are world class.  We strongly encourage you to call ahead to make sure that you are able to get the dates and times that you want.  Depending on the time of year and the performances you are interested in, there are outdoor performances under the stars and also indoor performances.  Here are just a few of the companies that host these fun and unique performance experiences.

Northern Sky Theater:  www.northernskytheater, 920.854.6117
Peninsula Players:, 920.868.3287
Door Shakespeare:, 920.839.1500
Door Community Auditorium:, 920.868.2728
Midsummer’s Music:, 920.854.7088

4)     One might think that seeing a trolley in Door County is out of place but for those that visit and live in Door County, the Trolley has become a staple.  With multiple tours and multiple pick up and drop off points, the Door County Trolley is a unique way to see the Peninsula.  Door County Trolley offers many different tours appropriate for all ages and interests like wine tours, scenic tours, lighthouse tours and so many more.  Because this is a very popular way to tour the County, we encourage you to plan ahead.  To view their vast selection of tours please visit their website at: