The Door County Coastal Byway features three state parks, ten county parks and several lighthouses. Towns and villages along the route offer shops, restaurants, galleries, music, theater, festivals and events, orchards, boating, fishing, hiking, biking, golfing and year-round recreational activities.
The Door County Coastal Byway (Hwy. 42/57), a Wisconsin Scenic Byway, stretches over 66 miles, beginning just north of Sturgeon Bay, northward to the ferry dock at Northport, and then south through Jacksonport back to Sturgeon Bay.
The route offers a range of resources and activities with scenic vistas of Lake Michigan, the Bay of Green Bay and Niagara Escarpment bluffs, as well as dense forest, agricultural lands, and quaint shore-side towns and villages.
Door County has been hailed as a premier getaway destination in Wisconsin and the Midwest — ideal for four seasons of recreational activities, leisurely activities and food lovers alike. With the promise of being a getaway you\’ll want to repeat year after year, start to plan your trip to a place like nowhere else. Experience Door County – a place like no other.