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Book direct and save on Sister Bay cabins and vacation rentals. The best place to unplug and enjoy Door County. Sister Bay is a good size village that sits on the shores of the Green Bay, making it the perfect spot for water and beach enthusiasts. As one of the many small towns that dot Door County, Sister Bay is another example of the charm and liveliness found on Wisconsin’s peninsula.
Sister Bay boasts 1900 feet of shoreline so spending the day on the water is really just a way of life here. Launch your boat into the bay for a day of fishing or rent a paddleboard and explore the Green Bay. Don’t have a boat? Rent a variety of water vessels or take a boat tour around the bay. If you are feeling adventurous, try your hand at parasailing and soar above the waters. Sister Beach to make your headquarters for the day. The sandy beaches are perfect or sunbathing, wandering into the cool waters, or launching your kayaks. Bring a picnic lunch or wander to one of the local restaurants that are just a quick walk away. If the water is to cool for the kids, the nearby playground will be sure to keep them occupied.
The Corner of the Past Museum is a unique experience that is both fun and interesting. The museum is 15 different historically restored buildings, each with different galleries of stories, photos, videos and artifacts that have been gathered from Sister Bay Residents. Kids can embark on a scavenger hunt, encouraging them to learn about the history found here. During the warmer months be sure to stop by on Saturdays to visit the farmers market and for classes such as rug making or blacksmithing.
Continue your exploration of Sister Bay’s offerings at Chelsea Antiques and Blue Willow, 2 eclectic shops side by side that offer everything from beautiful European antiques to home decor to gourmet foods. There are charm and whimsy in every nook and cranny. Next, check out Frykman Gallery and be awestruck by the beautiful by wood carvings and oil paintings, created by David Frykam himself. Within the gallery, you’ll also find nature photography by other members of the Frykman family, and stoneware by a local artist. Speaking of local goods, the Seaquist ORchards Farmers Market is the place to go to find all foods uniquely Door County- aka cherry everything! As the main crop in the peninsula, you’ll find any cherry creation you could imagine.
When you are ready to sample of the local fare, deciding will be difficult. You can find everything from delicious, unique pizza at the Wild Tomato Wood-Fired Pizza to hearty Swedish vittles at Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant & Butik- also known as “the place with goats on the roof.” Those in need of a sweet treat should stop at the Farmstead Cheese and Creamery for housemade gelato. They also serve sandwiches, soups, and salads, and offer beer and wine pairings for their cheeses. They have it all. In the summer, be sure to stop by when the baby goats are out. If you are feeling fancy, reserve afternoon team at Tea Thyme for a fun experience of British tea cakes and snacks accompanied by your choice of tea. Since they have over a thousand to choose from, be sure to take some home.
Sister Bay and it’s neighboring villages have much to offer and explore so you have trouble fitting it all in. Don’t worry though, that just means you have the perfect excuse to come back.
Make sure you talk to rental owners about the many Sister Bay seasonal events and day trips. Compare Door County cabins and lodging here, then book with the owners or local property managers to get the guaranteed lowest rate and best local advice.