The Schoenbrunn Trail is a little known access point to the Mink River Estuary. Accessed from County NP just a few miles from Rowleys Bay Resort, the trail is a short and easy walk to this delicate ecosystem. Many will only see the Mink River from the water side, since there are no roads that allow you to see it directly. This allows you to take a peek through the trees. The trailhead is just around the estuary from Rowleys Bay Resort: Learn more about the trail, managed by the Nature Conservancy, and make a plan to visit!.
In a year where many of us would normally be planning Christmas concerts and trips to see the Nutcracker, the loss of community art and theater events is starting to become particularly evident. The good news is, not all is lost! While we may have to skip a Christmas season of ballet and orchestras, art shows and craft markets, a special grant from the State of Wisconsin is helping our local arts stay alive. Sixteen organizations from Door County have been awarded the Covid-19 Cultural Organization Grant. These funds, which went to a variety [...]
November 9th-13th, 2020 is Winter Awareness Week in Wisconsin. While we've only seen a few flurries here in Door County, many other places in Wisconsin have had standing snow for weeks. And, since it is 2020, after all, and 2020 has not so far been known to be a normal year, we want to make sure all our readers and guests are especially prepared for whatever this winter may bring. Learn more about being prepared for winter weather in Wisconsin at tinyurl.com/y2pwqxx3 This includes: what all the types of weather advisories mean, both for the weather and for your preparedness keeping yourself safe [...]
There are 26 Sundays between November 1st, 2020 and April 30th, 2021, so we're offering you a special deal when you spend your weekend at Rowleys Bay Resort! This winter, stay Friday AND Saturday in any room in the lodge (including suites!) and your Sunday night stay is just $26. What will you do with an extra day in Door County? We have plenty of ideas. There's so much to see, from all the parks and coastlines, to the amazing shops and artists, not to mention the gourmet meals and coffee. Even with social distancing and many events being altered, [...]
While it's true Rowley's Pub is closed until May, we're happy to keep you entertained all winter long with our new Pub Puzzles! Each week (or more often) join us on our website and Instagram for fun puzzles you can complete right on your phone. This week we're starting out with a fun one that's all about the Green Bay Packers. Think you have the memory skills it takes to complete this game? Click above or here to open this game in a new window. Post on Instagram and tag us for bragging rights and a share.
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 [...]
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 [...]