Studies show that couples who travel together report increased feelings of intimacy. That’s a perfect excuse to say goodbye to your day-to-day schedules and get away from it all for a bit. We invite you and your sweetheart to visit the Wisconsin peninsula of Door County! The abundance of natural beauty, welcoming atmosphere, and the surplus of things to do make us one of the top destinations in the state for couples! Here at The Ashbrooke Hotel, we’d love to host your romantic getaway in Door County, and we’re excited to share some of the best recommendations for your quality-time escape.
Did you know that The Ashbrooke Hotel is the only adults-only hotel in Door County? That makes us the perfect home away from home for your romantic getaway in Wisconsin. As you plan your trip, be sure to download your free copy of our Vacation Guide! It’s filled with excellent recommendations for attractions, restaurants, entertainment, and more.
5 Things To Do During Your Romantic Getaway in Door County
There are a plethora of romantic things to do in Door County! Keep reading, and we’ll tell you about some of our favorite picks.
1. Enjoy the Beaches
During your couples retreat to Door County, why not soak up some sun on the sandy shore? Our peninsula is home to over 50 lovely beaches, including the famous Schoolhouse Beach, one of five limestone beaches globally! Our local beaches are fabulous options for romantic picnics at sunset with scenic waterfront views.
2. Plan a Romantic Dinner
One of the best parts about vacation is indulging in the local cuisine. Door County offers a wide variety of restaurants, and for a romantic dining experience, we highly recommend these outstanding eateries:
3. Pick Your Own Fruit at an Orchard
Door County’s cherry and apple orchards are renowned all over the nation, and you can claim a piece for yourself! Plump and flavorful cherries are ready for your picking in the middle of summer, while scavenging for apples is a popular activity in the fall. It’s also a great way to find some peace and quiet and enjoy a laid-back activity together.
- Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery and Market (Fish Creek)
- Choice Orchards (Sturgeon Bay)
- Seaquist Orchards Farm Market (Sister Bay)
4. Visit a State Park
Whether you and your partner are in the mood for hiking, sight-seeing, kayaking, snowshoeing, or anything in between, a trip to one of Door County’s state parks is in order! These parks consist of acres upon acres of pristine land and picturesque views of Lake Michigan. No matter what the two of you decide to do in the parks, an adventure awaits!
- Newport State Park (Ellison Bay)
- Peninsula State Park (Fish Creek)
- Potawatomi State Park (Sturgeon Bay)
- Rock Island State Park (Washington Island)
- Whitefish Dunes State Park (Sturgeon Bay)
Did you know that Wisconsin soil is ideal for growing grapes? Visiting a local winery is one of the best ways to try something new with your partner. Our area also is home to unique breweries where you can taste freshly-brewed craft beers made from the finest ingredients.
- Harbor Ridge Winery (Egg Harbor)
- Simon Creek Winery (Sturgeon Bay)
- Stone’s Throw Winery (Baileys Harbor)
- Door County Brewery (Baileys Harbor)
Fall in Love All Over Again During Your Stay at The Ashbrooke Hotel
Our convenient location makes The Ashbrooke Hotel the best place to stay during your romantic getaway in Door County, WI. Whether you’re eager to explore the wonders of the peninsula or simply relax in your private suite, we’ve got you covered! We treat our guests to excellent amenities and luxurious accommodations you won’t find with any other local hotel, such as in-room whirlpool tubs and a cozy outdoor firepit. Your dream getaway is just a few clicks away!
Check our availability and book your intimate vacation with us today.