This serene little village, surrounded by rolling farm fields, will surprise you. There’s gourmet coffees and teas, the peninsula’s only major water park, a farm market stand in season, and a winery that offers tours and tastings. Go — there’s something for everyone!
Stroll around charming shops to find unique Door County items — cherry gifts, lighthouses, hand-made candles, clothing. There’s a coffee shop that roasts it owns beans, a restaurant that serves the ‘best’ ribs, and a winery that makes delicious fruit wines.
Points Of Interest
Watch candles being made by hand or have fun dipping your own. Sip freshly brewed coffee while watching the bean roasting process.
Fun For The Whole Family
There’s a water park, kid’s Fun Zone with jumping pillow, Bikes & Trykes, mini golf, swimming pond, and mini skate.
Door Peninsula Winery
Take a guided tour of the county’s oldest winery to see the stages of wine production — the crush, fermentation, and bottling. Stop at the tasting bar to sample fruit and grape wines, olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and cheese. The winery shop offers wine, gourmet foods, and gifts. Make sure to check out the attached Door County Distillery, featuring award-winning local brands.
A FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS
Door County Native, Andrew Wagener started Red Oak Winery in Sturgeon Bay in 2004. He and family members were able to open their second location on Hwy 47 in 2012. Now, their third location is in Carlsville Red Oak Winery has grown exponentially and is still being operated by the Wagener Family.
Door County Coffee and Tea Co. The first on-site coffee bean roaster on the peninsula and has since leveraged its extensive experience into a brand that has spread far and wide across the U.S. Visit the gift shop. Take your favorite bag of roasted beans home with you, of course, but don't rush through, the cafe also offers breakfast and lunch.