The Door County Experience (Program 12334)
Discover Wisconsin’s Door County, miles of breathtaking shoreline, natural wonders, inspiring artists, and historic charm. Learn about the Door Peninsula’s unique geography and geological formations, artistic expressions, and state-of-the-art orchard industries. Visit galleries and meet artists; take docent-led tours of Eagle Bluff Lighthouse and Sturgeon Bay’s maritime and historical museums.
Dates of Program: June 12-17, 2016, June 26-July 1, 2016, July 17-22, 2016, July 24-29, 2016, July 31-August 5, 2016, August 21-26, 2016, August 28-September 2, 2016,September 11-16, 2016, September 18-23, 2016, October 2-7, 2016
Door County Cooking, Cuisine and Culinary Arts (Program 13680)
Immerse yourself in culinary history and learn in a small, intimate group what makes Wisconsin’s Door County a foodie’s delight on a learning adventure crisscrossing the peninsula to meet local business owners and sample regional specialties. Explore a cherry and apple orchard for insight into the county’s historic fruit-growing industry. Sample and critique a range of artisanal cheeses while a cheesemonger explains the intricacies of cow, goat and sheep cheeses. Witness a traditional Door County fish boil featuring Lake Michigan white fish and make fascinating and delectable stops at a fish smokehouse, a potter’s workshop and the bakery at your resort, where you learn the recipe for their famous half-pound caramel pecan rolls. You’ll also meet local chefs during a lunch-and-learn experience and a hands-on cooking workshop.
Dates of Program: June 12-17, 2016, June 26-July 1, 2016, September 18-23, 2016
Door County’s Peninsula Music Festival (Program 18777)
Experience the renowned Peninsula Music Festival, delighting audiences since 1953. In addition to background talks and expert presentations, attend two concerts and a closed rehearsal featuring professional musicians who come from across the country to be part of this special celebration. Learn the event’s history and how it grew out of the Early Moravian Music Festival.
Dates of Program: August 7-12, 2016, August 14-19, 2016
Family owned and operated, Rowleys Bay Resort is situated on 100 secluded acres dominating a pristine and undeveloped bay with 700 feet of Lake Michigan shoreline, one of the most picturesque locations in Door County.
With meeting rooms, restaurant, bakery, pub, pool, whirlpool, fitness room and other amenities all under one roof, groups feel safe and connected.
Learn more about the Rowleys Bay Resort HERE.
Located 190 miles north of Milwaukee and 80 miles from Green Bay, Rowleys Bay is located near the top of the peninsula, just north of Sister Bay. Best reached by car with airport access nearby.
General Mitchell International (MKE) – Milwaukee, WI
O’Hare International (ORD) – Chicago, IL
Austin Straubel International (GRB) – Green Bay, WI
Visit the Rowley’s Bay Resort website for help with directions.