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How To Make Your Door County Engagement Magical

Are you thinking about popping the question? Congratulations! As you plan your proposal, you’ll need somewhere magical as your setting. There’s no better backdrop than the scenic Door County peninsula. Keep reading to learn about some of our favorite spots for a Door County engagement. Then, book your stay at our romantic adults-only hotel, The Ashbrooke Hotel, for a post-engagement nightcap.  

When you’re visiting Door County, you’ll want to dive into this town and experience it all. To learn about the best attractions, activities, events, and more, download our free Vacation Guide

Beautiful Door County Engagement Locations 

Our peninsula is so unbelievably gorgeous. When it comes to finding a picture-perfect Door County engagement location, it can be overwhelming. We’re here to help! 

Cave Point County Park 

5360 Schauer Road, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 

Imagine getting down on one knee on a massive cliff surrounded by the crashing waves of Lake Michigan. This location is, without a doubt, one of the most visually stunning spots in the area and is also popular for engagement photos and anniversary sessions.    

Whitefish Dunes State Park 

3275 Clarks Lake Road, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 

This peaceful, historic park features Clark Lake vast sand dunes and rare plants. This the perfect area to pack a picnic, hike to a stunning overlook, and get down on one knee.  


North Pierhead Light 

2501 Canal Road, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 

Door County is home to 11 gorgeous lighthouses that are beloved by locals and tourists alike. The firetruck red North Pierhead Light is a favorite spot for proposals and engagement photographs. It juts out into Lake Michigan off the Sturgeon Bay Canal and features panoramic views of Lake Michigan and mind-blowing sunsets.  

Washington Island 

Washington Island, WI 54246 

Do you and your sweetheart love boat rides? Then Washington Island is a fantastic spot for your special day. This island is part of Door County, but it’s located seven miles northeast of the peninsula’s tip and is accessible via ferry. When you arrive, you’ll have an array of charming locations to visit, such as Schoolhouse Beach, which yields lovely views of Green Bay. 

washington island

Anderson Warehouse and Dock 

3083 Anderson Lane, Ephraim, WI 54211 

A rare example of acceptable graffiti is at Anderson Dock. This dockside warehouse is covered in paint and overlooks Green Bay with Horseshoe Island and Eagle Point in the distance. After you say “yes,” commemorate the occasion by painting your initials and the date on the warehouse wall. For years to come, you’ll be able to return to this location and look back on your most incredible day.

Have a Special Stay at The Ashbrooke Hotel  

After you propose, you’ll be feeling like you’re on top of the world! Retreat to The Ashbrooke Hotel and continue the celebration. Our adults-only hotel is located in Egg Harbor in the heart of Door County. We offer luxurious accommodations paired with outstanding amenities, such as an onsite pool, firepit, and fitness center.  

Browse our accommodations and pick the perfect suite for you. Many of our accommodations feature cozy fireplaces and in-room whirlpool tubs. We can’t wait to host you! 

Whirlpool view of Grand Whirlpool suite

P.S. Now that you’re engaged, let the wedding planning begin! The Ashbrooke Hotel is a top-notch pick for wedding accommodations, and we’d be happy to answer any questions you might have.