Mark's Guide to Door County Wisconsin
Does this make me an expert on Door County, not really. Every trip I still learn something entirely new or see something in a different light or perspective. The best way of course to learn about Door County is to visit Door County. Each month or season offers something different for the visitor. I hope in these few pages to offer either the first time visitor to Door County or the frequent traveler to Door County some new insight about Wisconsin's Door County. It is one of our favorite Wisconsin designations. I will be adding different topics over the next few months, so stop back often to see what is new.
A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words
Door County has more lighthouses, more shoreline and more state parks than any other county in the United States. It is rich in maritime history. Door County was created in 1851, three years after the State of Wisconsin was formed. Door County is a 483 square mile peninsula surrounded by the waters of Lake Michigan and Green Bay. The county seat is Sturgeon Bay, Door County’s largest municipality. Door County has a full time population of around 30 thousand with a third of the population in Sturgeon Bay, the only city in Door County.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a visit to Door County is worth thousands of pictures and billions of words. Click on the topics below to see some pictures and to read a few words about each topic. Have fun and stop back often! Thanks for visiting our Website and my little guide to Door County!
Mark's Door County Guide Topics
Washington, DC is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese. Dennis Miller
If you're looking for can-do, earthy-crunchy attitude then you've got to go to Wisconsin. Dar Williams
Wisconsin's a special place. Brett Favre
I love being from Wisconsin. Tanya Fischer
But the Wisconsin tradition meant more than a simple belief in the people. It also meant a faith in the application of intelligence and reason to the problems of society. It meant a deep conviction that the role of government was not to stumble along like a drunkard in the dark, but to light its way by the best torches of knowledge and understanding it could find. Adlai Stevenson
Other than motherhood, the eight years that I spent at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, I have incredibly fond memories of. It's a beautiful place, with four seasons up in Wisconsin. And really wonderful people. Laurel Clark
I've gotten to know a lot of great people here in all the different sports. It's fun. It's fun to get involved where you live. And this is where I live. I'm a registered voter here. I have my Wisconsin driver's license. Aaron Rodgers
I'm a Wisconsin kid, so I like brats and burgers and stuff like that. Cheese curds. J. J. Watt
As I've often said, Wisconsin's greatest strength continues to be the dedicated, hardworking people of our state. They go to work everyday, pay their taxes, and raise their kids with good, Midwestern values. Jim Doyle