As one of the smaller counties in Wisconsin, Door County has a surprising five state parks, 19 county parks, and numerous local parks. There are a multitude of places to take in the beautiful change of seasons and you haven’t missed it yet. The estimated week of Door County peak fall colors is the third week of October.
As a downtown Ephraim resort, Ephraim Shores provides a central location to stay at while taking day trips to see Door County peak fall colors. Last month’s article detailed where to take in the fall colors around Ephraim, this one will help you plan a county-wide color tour!
How to experience Door County peak fall colors
If you are looking to get outside and take in the last of the great Wisconsin fall weather, you will appreciate the Door County peak fall colors at any one of the many parks. Do you want to try something different? We found these fun ideas for you to explore.
Experience the fall colors from a different vantage point. Take one last trip on the water this season with a Door County boat tour. What a coincidence cruises leave from our neighboring Fish Creek and Sister Bay! Door County Boats offers daily, specialty and private charter tours.
There are also a few ways to check out all of Door County from the comfort of your vehicle. Try the Door County Coastal Byway route and visit each one of the kiosks to glean some interesting facts at the various locations. Another way is the Door County Chamber of Commerce 3 Day Door County Color Tour. The suggested itinerary maps out places to go each day that will get you up close and personal with nature’s splendor.
A Door County Trolley tour is a great idea if you want to learn about the history of Door County. The Narrated Scenic Tour is perfect for you to enjoy the breathtaking views while learning about the area. The Lighthouse Tour takes you to three different lighthouses in Door County, all of which are surrounded by Door County peak fall colors.
To verify you’ll see Door County peak fall colors, check the Wisconsin Fall Color Report. This page stays up to date on the condition of the fall colors in the whole state and by county. As always, check the latest travel updates as well! We can’t wait to get to share Door County peak fall colors with you.
Ephraim Shores Resort: A waterfront Door County resort for the whole family
Located in downtown Ephraim, with a private sundeck overlooking Eagle Harbor, Ephraim Shores Resort is the family-friendly resort for groups of all sizes. From our many room types to our beautiful waterfront location, Ephraim Shores has everything your family needs for the perfect vacation. Some of our amenities include an indoor pool and hot tub, and bikes for our guests to use. Contact us at 877-854-2371 or visit our website at ephraimshores.com to make your reservation.