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Seven Wonders of Wisconsin: Door County

Published Aug. 19, 2011

In 18 summers of visiting Door County, I was starting to think I'd seen it all. Over the years, I've explored the peninsula by car, on foot and on bicycle, from above the treetops on a zip line and next to a campfire. The natural beauty of the area, though, always played second fiddle to the activities, shopping, good food and great people I've experienced on these annual trips. This year, it was time to put nature first.


Experiencing Door County, all grown up

Published Aug. 18, 2010 Publisher Andy Tarnoff and his old friend, Eron Laber, have taken a nearly identical weekend trip to Door County for the past 16 years. For their 17th, they decided to stay in a hotel, eat some good meals and travel like adults. Here's their guide to taking a more refined vacation to their favorite peninsula.


Featured bartender: D.J. Bensyl of Hector's

Published May 22, 2008

D.J. Bensyl is a good story. His bartending career has taken him from Milwaukee to Key West to Door County and back, and Bensyl, 45, has built quite a loyal following in the business.