Local Wine, Beer, and Spirits in Door County, Wisconsin

It’s a nostalgic ride driving through Door County, a Wisconsin peninsula situated between Green Bay and Lake Michigan. This 70-mile finger of land houses cities with quaint names like Egg Harbor and Fish Creek. Time seems to slow as you pass through Ephraim where nearly all the houses are painted white, an ordinance originated by…

Winter Escape to Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula

3-Day Itinerary Choose from outdoor winter activities or an art.sip.savor tour in a winter escape to Door Peninsula. Day 1 Check in to Landmark Resort, an award-winning, all-suites vacation destination. Dinner at Sister Bay Bowl–an authentic, family-owned Wisconsin supper club just like the ones that were so popular in the 1950s and 60s. In 1950…

The Lavender Fields of Washington Island, Wisconsin

When Martine and Edgar Anderson moved to Washington Island as young retirees, they looked for a business in which to invest, but nothing seemed to suit. Martine, born in France, dreamed of one day owning a lavender farm. She felt that Washington Island shared similar characteristics with Provence, so Edgar did weather studies, took soil…

Surrender to the Moment

Although I’m a goal-oriented person, I have also found the importance of learning to release the need to control the outcome of situations. Acceptance, and surrendering to a situation has helped me overcome fears and phobias in the process. E.g. I can plan a trip and set it into motion, but I cannot control the…

3 Days in Door County, Wisconsin-Itinerary

Day 1 Check-in Open Hearth Lodge. Start with Breakfast at the White Gull Inn—It could be a story from modern-day Silicon Valley: a middle-aged professional gives up his lucrative practice and moves to a quaint village to become an innkeeper. Except that it happened in 1896. Now owned by Jan and Andy Coulson, The White Gull…