Hanging with us over a weekend? Now there's even more reason to get here early and stay a while. Starting Friday, October 23rd, several locally owned businesses in northern Door County are teaming up to display their goods. Visit them weekly from 10-1 at Mink River Basin in their events room. Masks will be required and they'll be socially distancing as is appropriate. Make it a lunch date, and enjoy one of The Mink's awesome burgers while you're at it. Yes, we still have rooms for the October 23-25th, 2020 weekend! Call us today to book: 920-854-2385 9-5 Thurs, 8-8 [...]
We're masking up and staying six feet away, but that's no reason not to enjoy the beautiful art and artists of northern Door County! Join the Ellison Bay Arts group Wed-Sun, October 21-25th as they showcase their amazing creations in eight different locations. Now is the perfect time to start that early holiday shopping! Why start now? Why shop local? Shopping local and shopping early keeps the economy thriving and all the shops you love open. After all, isn't all this hand-crafted-with-love local flavor exactly WHY you love Door County so much? Click the image above to view their Facebook [...]
Did you know there were SO many parks in northern Door County? Click on one of the icons to see Google Map directions from the resort to the park. They're all so close! Northern Door County Parks - Interactive Map by Kimberly at Rowleys Bay Resort Coming soon: pages for each park that will include a map, ideas for special things to do there, info on reserving structures, pet-friendly status, swimming status, boat/kayak launch status, etc. PS: on your phone? Can't get a spot on the icons? Also coming soon: a text list with links!
* Didn't make reservations to come up this weekend? * Want to catch all the gorgeous fall colors? * REALLY need to take a break from all that being at home? We have you covered! Weekend getaways in October are in your reach when you reserve NOW with Rowleys Bay Resort, your northern Door County waterfront destination. Why stay at Rowleys Bay Resort? 1. Kitchen units (including houses, cottages, and suites) mean you can store and prepare your own meals. 2. Our on-site partners know what it means to have FUN! Spending your day on the zipline, kayak, or Segway [...]
Here at Rowleys Bay Resort and Grandma's Swedish Bakery EVERY day is bakery day, but today we're celebrating even more so because Wisconsin State Governor Tony Evers has declared it Wisconsin Bakery Day. Click on the image above to see the full Proclamation! How can you celebrate Wisconsin Bakery Day today and every day? Support the family owned small businesses that make amazing baked goods by choosing them for your breads, custom cakes, and treats of choice. And, of course, visit Grandma's Swedish Bakery the next time you're in town!
To celebrate the 100th birthday of the original "Grandma" Alice Peterson, and the 50th year of Rowleys Bay Resort being in the Peterson family, we're having a virtual puzzle party. Earlier this spring, when coronavirus was first making its media debut and stay-at-home orders were being enacted, we ran a month-long session of Rowleys Bay Bingo and learned about some fascinating history and nature along the way. This time around, it's Grandma's Swedish Bakery Sudoku! Ick! Looks tricky! But tasty... Never fear, help is here! Download the full PDF for some tips on solving this delicious puzzle. When you solve [...]
A LOUD shout-out to FLS Banners and Hatch Distilling Co for all their work in helping us, and scores of other Door County businesses, access COVID-19 related safety supplies. We're so excited to have these sturdy and refillable hand sanitizer stations available for guests as we begin our own version of phase 2 reopening. They look so great! We know we're all still getting used to the masks, distance, barriers, and new social habits. We're dedicated to your health and safety and these are one more way we're showing how Rowleys Bay Resort and Door County care! For more information [...]
The news release from the Wisconsin DNR reads: With waters warming up, smallmouth bass season will open beginning on June 20 for the northern management zone. While smallmouth bass season is currently open in southern Wisconsin, anglers will now have the opportunity to harvest them from these additional waters: Wisconsin-Michigan Boundary Waters; Northern management zone; Tributaries to Lake Michigan – north of Hwy 29 in Door and Kewaunee counties; and Lake Superior – including Kakagon River and Slough. Smallmouth bass harvest season varies by location. Anglers should consult the 2020-2021 Hook and Line Fishing Regulations for daily bag and size limits and [...]
TheAtlantic.com recently posted thirty-five amazing photos of The Badger State as part of their series "Fifty," and of incredible images, three are right here in Door County, and one in particular is just up the (curvy) road. The "curvy" road at Northport Many people are familiar with what we call the "curvy" or "windy" road up at Northport. This incredible feature was purposely designed to add the road into nature's existing boundaries, rather than a straight plow through. Many professional and amateur photographers have created incredible impressions of this space throughout all seasons and conditions. This road is just a [...]
DiscoverWisconsin.com recently featured Wisconsin Land Trust Days on their site, and you just can't talk about Land Trusts in Wisconsin without putting a spotlight on at least one of the many in Door County. As you can see, Land Trusts are important for the preservation of the three Ws: water, wildlife, and the Wisconsin way of life. When you visit Door County, you can visit several maintained by the Door County Land Trust, including one of our favorites, the Three Springs Nature Preserve, a short drive from Rowleys Bay Resort. The Door County Land Trust preserves are excellent, safe places [...]