Planning the Perfect Door County Date

Door County is one of the most romantic places in Wisconsin, with scenic landscapes, delicious local cuisine, and activities for you and your partner to enjoy together. Plan the perfect Door County date with our guide!

Valentine’s Day may have passed, but now is the perfect time to spend a romantic weekend up in Door County. With the weather getting warmer and more businesses opening in anticipation of the busy season, you should enjoy the peace and beauty of Door County’s early spring with your special someone. When it comes to the perfect romantic weekend, there’s no better place than Door County! Whether you’re looking to do a couple’s retreat, celebrate a wedding anniversary, or want to plan the perfect date night, surprise your significant other with a trip up to Door County to spend some quality time together.

Get cozy in a suite overlooking the water or nestled in the trees at the Landmark Resort!

Book your stay in Door County at the Landmark Resort in Egg Harbor. Located in the heart of the peninsula, the Landmark Resort is close to the small towns of Egg Harbor, Fish Creek, and Sister Bay, so you’re near all the action, but the resort is also secluded enough so you and your loved one can enjoy your privacy. Situated on forty acres of wooded property overlooking the bay of Green Bay, enjoy the peace and tranquility of Door County’s natural beauty with all the amenities of a luxurious resort. Share a drink or two in the hot tub, relax in the sauna, or take a walk hand-in-hand on one of the nature trails traversing the property. At the end of the day, retreat to a comfortable suite that feels like home, with a furnished living room, a kitchen stocked with cooking supplies, and a patio or deck that leads to either the tall trees or a stunning view of the water.

Have dinner together with a gorgeous Door County sunset at the Carrington.

You don’t have to go far from where you’re staying for a romantic dinner! Walk over to the Landmark’s onsite restaurant, the Carrington, for an exquisite dinner overlooking the bay. Share an appetizer, some cocktails, and a dessert for two as you enjoy one of the best views for a Door County sunset. The next morning, there’s no better place for a romantic breakfast than White Gull Inn. This historic bed-and-breakfast is located just off the shore in Fish Creek, offering award-winning dishes such as their Cherry-Stuffed French Toast. After a filling breakfast, walk around Fish Creek’s charming downtown to check out the different shops and scenic parks.

Eagle Bluff Lighthouse in Peninsula State Park overlooks the bay of Green Bay, and both provide stunning backdrops for photos!

In Fish Creek, you’ll find one of the entrances to Peninsula State Park, considered to be Wisconsin’s most “complete” park. In February, the golf course and outdoor theater won’t be open yet, but you can still tour the lighthouse, hike or bike on the trails, and walk along eight miles of Door County’s shoreline. The stunning landscape will accentuate the beauty of your time together, and there are plenty of photo opportunities for you to commemorate your trip, such as at Eagle Tower, Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, or on the sandy beach.

Harbor Fish Market & Grille takes the traditional Door County fish boil and elevates it with a New England Lobster Boil!

Journey across the peninsula for lunch at Harbor Fish Market & Grille in downtown Baileys Harbor. This high-end restaurant offers some of the best seafood in the county, with fresh and locally caught walleye, whitefish, and perch on the menu. For something more traditionally Door County, make reservations for their New England Lobster Boil! This three-course meal features lobster bisque; live Maine lobster with baby red potatoes, fresh corn on the cob, and New Zealand mussels and steamed clams; and homemade Door County cherry bread pudding for dessert. Treat yourself and your partner to one of the most exquisite meals on the peninsula!

This former two-room schoolhouse has been transformed into a nationally award-winning winery and distillery!

Wash down your delicious meal with a wine tasting at one of the several wineries that call Door County home. Vineyards have found great success producing fruit wine in the peninsula as it’s positioned halfway between the equator and the North Pole, providing the perfect conditions to grow fruit like grapes and cherries. Several of the wineries have won national awards for their high-quality wines, and most offer tours and tastings year-round. Visit Door Peninsula Winery and Door County Distillery for a tour of their magnificent winery built from a two-room schoolhouse. You’ll have the opportunity to sample their variety of wines, ciders, and spirits, and you can visit their shop for homemade fudge and cherry salsa. It’s the perfect dessert for two to share!

Relax with a couple’s massage at one of Door County’s luxurious spas.

End the night with a couple’s massage at one of Door County’s many spas. In Ephraim, book an appointment for the Spa at Sacred Grounds, which offers a myriad of services that includes massages, skin care, yoga, and acupuncture. The couple’s massage is a relaxing experience that’s designed specifically for you and your partner to enjoy each other’s company, with two tables and two massage therapists. If you want to surprise your loved one, order flowers from Blossoms Flower House, and they’ll deliver a floral arrangement to the spa before your appointment! This is the perfect romantic touch to an already relaxing and lovely experience together.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with the one you love in the peace and serenity of Door County, surrounded by scenic limestone bluffs, crystal-clear blue water, and charming small towns that will make your romantic getaway one to remember.

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