Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center News

Plan your Spring Break in Sturgeon Bay!

Whether you want to getaway for the afternoon, overnight, or for the week, Sturgeon Bay offers as much or as little activity as you wish for Spring Break trips - even for families with kids!

Kayak on Lake Michigan, sit in front of a fire with a glass of wine in your hand, get pampered at the spa, or hike the park trails.

Spring brings flowers and attracts animals back into the great outdoors. Nature trails come to life in the bright warm sunshine, offering a plethora of options to experience the natural beauty that Sturgeon Bay was born with.

Come explore, experience, and enjoy the beautiful Sturgeon Bay, Door County. No matter the length of your stay, Sturgeon Bay welcomes you with open arms.

The certified tourism staff at the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center can help you create your very own custom itinerary. Call us at (920) 743-6246, email vacation@sturgeonbay.net, or stop by our office at 36 S. Third Avenue to receive resources and insider tips.

Arts & Culture:

  • Sit back and relax at our indoor theaters- Third Avenue Playhouse or Rogue Theater
  • Explore Sturgeon Bay’s art and creative district: galleries, museums and art districts stimulate your brain’s right side, and make for enlightening shopping and gifts



  • With the weather warming up, take advantage of the outdoor dining options at fine restaurants and casual eateries
  • Savor the delicious taste of award winning cheese, wine, and desserts
  • Sip on a warm beverage at a cafe, sample brews, or take a tour of a winery while enjoying their wine
  • Experience Sturgeon Bay’s culinary history at a fish boil or fish fry





  • Climb the tallest observation tower in Door County and see Sturgeon Bay in a whole new perspective at Potawatomi State Park
  • Admire the U.S. Coast Guard Canal Station lighthouses, and stop along the way for views of the canal. You may even catch a Winter Fleet ship member leaving winter lay-up (March-early April, dependent on ice).
  • Stroll the waterfront walkways and watch the maritime life ride by
  • Take a fishing charter out on the water to catch a trophy fish
  • Bike around town, country roads, or park trails
  • Walk the sand dunes or bask in the sun at Whitefish Dunes State Park
  • Have a picnic at any Sturgeon Bay parks such as Otumba or Sunset Park
  • Watch a youth sporting event at the park or John Miles County Park
  • Take advantage of the parks with courts, batting cages, disc golf, outdoor fitness equipment
  • Bring or rent a kayak, canoe, or stand up paddleboard in order to become one with the water
  • Sail or cruise into the sunset
  • Rent a jet ski or charter boat
  • Take a unique tour of Sturgeon Bay via Segway or zip through the trees on a zip line
  • Try your luck at a round of golf



  • Get some gnarly air at the skatepark
  • Ride a segway or zip line through the trees


Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Spring and Early Summer Events:


Here's to a Great Spring Break this Year!

To receive insider tips to help you explore like a local or find additional resrouces, give us a call at (920) 743-6246, email vacation@sturgeonbay.net, or stop by our office at 36 S. Third Avenue.