Door County's Country House Resort is a relaxing bluff-top resort overlooking Green Bay and the Village of Sister Bay. Its' 27 acre property features walking trails that wind along 1,100 feet of shoreline, through stands of birch, cedar, maple and pine trees, past numerous fountains and flower gardens. The beauty and breathtaking views from the Niagara escarpment, offered to guests of the Country House Resort, are representative of the best Door County has to offer.
Door County is a 65-mile peninsula on the northeastern tip of Wisconsin bordered by 250 miles of shoreline. Located approximately 230 miles north of Chicago, Door County is paradise to the 2.1 million vacationers who visit the area throughout the seasons. The peninsula appeals to everyone from the sophisticate to the outdoor survivor because of its combination of performing arts, picturesque parks, and remote beaches.
Five state parks lie along the water offering campers white sand beaches and miles of hiking trails. Peninsula, Newport, Whitefish Dunes and Potawatomi State Parks offer skiing, ski skating, snowshoeing and hiking trails. Backpackers and boaters will enjoy a trip to Rock Island State Park, accessible only by water, because of its 10 miles of hiking trails, solitude, and pristine, sand beaches. Another Door County wild place is the Ridges Sanctuary, which owns and manages 1,200 acres appreciated for its delicate wildflowers and rare and threatened plants.
Door County's beauty demands painting. As a result, the county attracts hundreds of emerging and established artists making it a nationally recognized arts community. Tucked away on every side road, the multi-media artists exhibit their work in numerous galleries dispersed throughout the quaint villages and in their homes. Art lovers can immerse themselves in art receptions or spend the week taking classes in literature, painting, music, history or more at Bjorklunden or The Clearing.
The quaint villages of Sister Bay, Ellison Bay, Ephraim, Fish Creek, Egg Harbor, Jacksonport and Baileys Harbor provide visitors specialty shops, restaurants or a respite on a park bench overlooking the water. Many resorts of Door County are family owned and managed establishments with individual style and charm. Each inn or resort upholds high standards of uncompromised personal service, discriminating elegance and attention to detail.
Door County is known for growing cherries and in mid-May the pink cherry blossoms fill the landscape signaling the beginning of the village festivals. Parades and art fairs are accompanied by art demonstrations, good food, and impromptu performances by actors and musicians. Sister Bay's Blossom Festival and Fall Festival attract thousands of visitors to enjoy the color of the seasons.
Performing arts are a major attraction in Door County. In summer, theatre under the stars from American Folklore Theatre or Door Shakespeare is part of the magic of the peninsula. Enjoy the sunset prior to the curtain rising at The Peninsula Players or enjoy the talent of internationally known musicians at the Peninsula Music Festival held each August at the Door Community Auditorium. Isadoora Theatre Company performs thought-provoking plays and musicals throughout the winter.
Door County offers activity and relaxation amidst natural beauty. Golf, bike, hike, boat, fish, or discover the county's 10 lighthouses. Or spend the entire week sitting in the perfect beach chair on this exquisite paradise
The Country House Resort is an adult retreat with the romance and charm of a country inn and the amenities of an elegant resort, located in the woods, on the waters of Sister Bay and off the highway in beautiful Door County, Wisconsin.
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715 N. Highland Road, Sister Bay, Wisconsin 54234
Phone: 920-854-4551 - Fax: 920-854-9809