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Book direct and save on Ellison Bay cabins in Door County. Ellison Bay is one of the many hamlet’s found in Wisconsin’s Door County region. Like many of it’s neighboring villages, Ellison Bay has a whimsical charm that will instantly capture you.
Door County is all about the outdoors, whether it be hiking or snowshoeing. Newport State Park offers beautiful views and every level trails for hiking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. If you aren’t worn out yet, Ellison Bluff State Nature Area is the next stop. Don’t let the unpaved road scare you off. The views from the overlook are worth it and the trails are well kept. Door Bluff Headland’s County park offers up even more scenic beauty. Located right on the tip of Door County, the trails here overlook the water as well as gorgeous rocky bluffs and lush native plants. With all the beauty here, it’s hard to leave.
When you manage to pull yourself away from the trails, be sure to refresh yourself with some of the local fares. Island Orchard Cidery is the perfect place to refresh your thirsty palate. Naturally gluten-free, these French-style ciders are crisp and refreshing, perfect for a cold winter or a hot summer day. For a unique dining experience, be sure to try Rowley’s Bay, for a classic, Scandinavian style, all-you-can-eat fish boil. Fish boils are a part of the Door County culture and if you’re a fish lover, be sure to stop by on Mondays, Wednesdays, Friday, or Saturday. The Shoreline is another stop to satisfy your seafood cravings. If fish isn’t your thing, the Mink River Basin serves up delicious burgers, sandwiches, and other familiar American foods. And since there’s always room for dessert, Grandma’s Swedish Bakery is calling your name. Try the classic Swedish skorpa or the fluffy caramel Rolls. Gills Rock is the place to go for fantastic coffee, more delightful baked goods, and they even have a dog park in the back.
Ellison Bay is known for its love of art and the eclectic shops and galleries. Experience it first hand at Turtle Ridge Gallery where you’ll find hand designed and crafted leather bags, natural fiber artisan clothing lines, and jewelry from local artists. Find new pieces for your home stop into the Ellison Bay Pottery Studio, a funky black barn with a vibrant red door, and if you plan it right, you’ll be able to watch a clay throwing demonstration. Expand your artistic and cultural horizons at Sutra Gallery, a gallery dedicated to beautiful Indian art, and wander through the Linden Art Gallery and marvel at the Asian antiques and art.
One of the best parts of Door Country is that it’s easy to explore all the small artistic hamlets scattered around the peninsula because they are only a few miles apart! During your stay, travel over to Sister Bay, Egg Harbor, and Gill’s Rock to experience more of the local culture, history, art, and food. With whimsical charm and wilderness to be explored, Door County will capture your spirit and keep you coming back.
Make sure you talk to rental owners about the many Ellison Bay seasonal events and day trips. Compare cabins and Door County vacation rentals here, then book with the owner or local manager to get the guaranteed lowest rate and best local advice.