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4 Tips for Checking Out Door County’s Fall Colors

The fall color season is almost here, and there’s no shortage of ways to enjoy it in Door County this fall. We’re partial to the view from our lounge, but for those looking for adventure here our some recommendations for soaking in the palate of autumn. 4 Great Ways to See Door County’s Fall Colors 1. Eagle Tower – a 360 degree view of the colors of Peninsula State Park, Horseshoe Island, Fish Creek, and Ephraim from atop Eagle Bluff. For a less crowded experience, Continue reading →

Door County Land Trust Nature Preserves

Bay Point Inn is located within ten minutes of four Door County Land Trust Nature Preserves. These are some of the most beautiful hidden gems in the county. Bay Shore Blufflands Nature Preserve 5454 Bay Shore Drive (Cty B) & 5519 Reynolds Road, near Carlsville Oak Road Nature Preserve 6391 Oak Road, near Carlsville White Cliff Nature Preserve 8248 White Cliff Road, near Egg Harbor Lautenbach Woods Nature Preserve 6749 County G, near Egg Harbor

The Primitive Shoreline – White Cliff Road

By Myles Dannhausen Sr., Bay Point Innkeeper, for the Peninsula Pulse White Cliff Road. Today it’s a name synonymous with wealth and prestige, but last summer a simple garage sale sign reminded me of a time when this road beneath the tall cliffs of Egg Harbor’s Niagara Escarpment was home to the most primitive of Door County living. I spotted the garage sale sign where White Cliff Road meets Highway 42 at the center of the Village of Egg Harbor. It’s not everyday that you Continue reading →

Outstanding in the Field Comes to Door County

Outstanding in the Field, the pioneering farm dinner series that has toured the country for 15 years, added Door County to its itinerary Aug. 3. Our Innkeeper’s son, Myles Dannhausen Jr., wrote about this latest step in the peninsula’s climb up the culinary ladder for our local paper – the Peninsula Pulse. Outstanding in the Field took their show to Waseda Farms in Baileys Harbor, a beautiful cattle ranch where they raise grass-fed beef in the Temple Grandin style. For 15 years Denevan has paired Continue reading →

Preservation & Re-purposing at Horseshoe Bay

The Door County Community Foundation recently awarded the Egg Harbor Historical Society grants from the Historic Preservation Fund and The Clifford & Clara Herlache Heritage Foundation to support the development of a master plan to determine what is needed to preserve and re-purpose the Horseshoe Bay Farms structures. The Master Plan will identify the steps needed to maintain the existing structures, determine placement of the Egg Harbor Historical Society office within one of the buildings, establish uses of the property that will foster the telling Continue reading →