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Aug 24, 2014 - Gills Rock, WI

We have been busy as beavers trying to see all we can in one week. We finally found a spot for another week today. Yippee! It took a lot of searching, we totally forgot about it being Labor Day weekend coming up. Almost all the campgrounds were booked for the week. We do have to move to a different campground. We both feel it is worth moving to be able to stay an extra week. We drove to the end of the peninsula today all the way to Gills Rock. This is where you board the ferry to go to Washington Island near the peninsula, we are planning...

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Sep 19, 2011 - First Look at Door County!

Although it had rained all night and was still raining in the morning, it cleared up at about 10:00 AM and we took off for Door County, approximately 10 miles north of our RV park in Kewaunee and 29 miles north to the first major Door County town. Sturgeon Bay. Door County has been on my "bucket list" for years, and I was so excited to finally be going there! For your information, the state of Wisconsin is like a big mitten. The thumb, beautiful Door County, juts into the waters of Lake Michigan. Further, for anyone who doesn't know about...

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Wandering Woodruffs

Aug 18, 2011 - Lots o' Lighthouses in Door County

Finally! I’ve wanted to see Door County for what seems like forever! I’ve heard so much about Door County for so many years, that it was finally nice to realize we were going to be able to explore the peninsula many describe as the thumb, or the “spout of the Wisconsin teakettle”. Door County is located between Lake Michigan on the east and Green Bay on the west. Door County has also been referred to as “Cape Cod of the Midwest” and “California of the North” and yet could honestly see both comparisons when we were driving through the...

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