Whether this is your first visit to Door County or your fifth, one of the best ways to enjoy the area’s fantastic landscape is from the water! If you want to see our beautiful peninsula from a new point of view, these scenic Door County boat tours are perfect for your next trip. These tours are a fantastic way to see gorgeous waterfront homes, historic lighthouses, majestic bluffs, and local wildlife.
For more ways to explore the peninsula, access our free Door County Vacation Guide. Inside, you’ll find local recommendations on the best restaurants, shops, and attractions in the area.
Don’t Miss These 3 Unforgettable Door County Boat Tours
Door County, WI, has more than 300 miles of shoreline waiting to be explored. There’s nothing quite like allowing someone else to take the wheel while you soak in the sun, breathe the fresh air, and enjoy the ride. Check out our four favorite Door County boat tours below.
1. Fish Creek Scenic Boat Tours
The village of Fish Creek is located just a few minutes north of The Ashbrooke. Here, you’ll find Fish Creek Scenic Boat Tours. Cruise aboard their 69-passenger boat named Quo Vadis, a Latin phrase that means, “Where are you going?” Your journey will take you past Door County landmarks such as Peninsula State Park, Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, Eagle Cave, and Millionaire’s Row. Their daily sunset cruise features live music, and each tour offers refreshments on board.
2. Shoreline Scenic Cruises and Charters
One of the many advantages of embarking on a boat tour is listening to the history and “insider info” tour guides share. Shoreline Scenic Cruises and Charters, Door County’s Original and Oldest Sightseeing Cruises, are no exception. Get up close and personal to breathtaking sites around the bay, such as cliffs, caves, lighthouses, and shipwrecks. Shoreline offers dozens of cruises in three main categories —Bailey’s Harbor cruises, Gills Rock cruises, or customizable, private charters.
3. Sail Door County
Every day is a little different aboard one of the sailboats in the fleet at Sail Door County. Depending on the direction of the wind, the captain will chart the course for your daytime or sunset cruise aboard The Passage North. You’ll enjoy gorgeous views of Door County’s beautiful coastline and the surrounding islands. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture photos of the historic lighthouses, caves, and bluffs. Sail Door County’s tall ship, the Edith M. Becker, is another great way to experience sailing across the majestic waters. Daytime and sunset cruises are available.
Come Sail Away to The Ashbrooke
After you’ve experienced a Door County boat tour, grab a bite to eat at one of our favorite Egg Harbor restaurants and return to your room at The Ashbrooke Hotel. Our adults-only hotel offers premium accommodations and deluxe amenities, such as a spacious sundeck, 12-person whirlpool, and breakfast pastries. When planning your next trip to the peninsula, consider booking one of our Signature Rooms. These rooms feature a king bed, a gas-burning fireplace, and an in-room two-person whirlpool. They’re the perfect place to reconnect with the one you love.