When you and your sweetie are in need of a break from the norm and a chance to fall in love all over again, there is no better place than Door County. The abundance of natural beauty, warm and welcoming atmosphere, and surplus of things to do make us one of the top destinations in the state for couples! We love to host romantic getaways in Wisconsin, and we’re very excited to share some of the best recommendations for your quality-time escape.
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The Best Activities for Romantic Getaways in Wisconsin
Experience the Nightlife
The evening hours can be one of the most romantic times of the day. When you and your sweetie are looking for fun things to do after dark, you’ll definitely want to make a stop at these local gems.
Carrington Pub & Grill: Combining friendly and attentive service with delicious pub fare, this restaurant is the perfect place for an evening outing. It’s perch right beside Green Bay provides fabulous views from almost any table, and live entertainment is regularly offered.
Galileo’s Italian Steakhouse & Bar: From flavorful wines to generous portions of your favorite Italian dishes, Galileo’s is a great spot for couples to enjoy a drink and a delicious meal. They use as many locally-sourced ingredients as possible when preparing their mouth-watering selections. The casual and laid-back atmosphere also invites guests to relax with a drink and revel in the warm hospitality.
Embark on an Outdoor Adventure
No matter what time of year you visit Door County, there is always something new to experience. Our ideal location right beside Lake Michigan and several national parks leaves you with almost endless opportunities to get out and enjoy Door County’s great outdoors! Here are just a couple activities that are very popular among couples.
Horseback Riding: Nothing says romantic quite like riding in the saddle side-by-side while taking in the glorious beauty of the Wisconsin peninsula. Kurtz Corral offers group rides all year long and pairs you with your perfect horse based on your experience level. For a truly romantic experience, you may be most interested in the Wine Tour Ride! This journey is for experienced riders and leads you to one of Door County’s most famous wineries.
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 5 state parks may be in order. These parks consist of acres upon acres of pristine land. Pack a lunch and enjoy a romantic picnic or strap on your boots and blaze the trails hand-in-hand. No matter what the two of you decide to do in the parks, an adventure awaits!
- Newport State Park
- Peninsula State Park
- Potawatomi State Park
- Rock Island State Park
- Whitefish Dunes State Park
Get a Taste of Door County at the Local Wineries and Breweries
The Wisconsin soil is ideal for growing grapes, and it surely shows in the collection of fine wines that Door County produces. Freshly brewed craft beers are also made from only the finest and most delicious local ingredients. Visiting a winery or brewery is one of the best ways to try something new with your partner. Not to mention the gorgeous vineyard scenery is the perfect backdrop for a romantic outing. Of them all, here are just a couple choice that we’re sure you’ll love!
Harbor Ridge Winery: This award-winning winery produces some of the most unique and delicious wines in the region. They also include sweet local fruits to add a splendid flavor that you won’t find anywhere else.
Simon Creek Winery: If you enjoy free things and tasty wine, you’re bound to love Simon Creek Winery. Not only do they craft traditional favorites with a Door County twist, but tours and tastings are absolutely free! This is a great option for couples on a budget.
Choose The Ashbrooke For Your Romantic Getaway in Wisconsin
For a truly romantic and peaceful getaway that you won’t soon forget, The Ashbrooke is your go-to Door County accommodation. Our adults-only hotel provides a quiet and tranquil setting, luxury guestrooms and suites, and resort-style amenities. Bid adieu to the typical hotel experience and wave hello to your own slice of heaven on Earth. Book your perfect room for next season today or take a look at our specials to find out how you can save on your vacation.
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