Partial Opening of Snowmobile Trails

The Southeast section of the Door County snowmobile trail system opened at 10AM this morning (1/20). The Southeast section is from Gordon Road South over the Bayview Bridge and includes Potawatomi State Park and the Ahnapee State Trail to the South Door County line at County Road X. The West edge of this section is defined by County Road M and the South half of … Continue reading

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New Name & Logo for Door County Visitor Bureau

Door County’s long time destination management organization, the Door County Visitor Bureau, is undergoing some changes, first off the name. To reflect the evolving nature of tourism the bureau has changed its name to: Destination Door County. The organization is also adopting a new logo. Both will be incorporated into the operation starting this month. The organization has had many name changes since it began … Continue reading

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2019 Another Big Year for Tourism in Door County

2019 showed growth in the economy of Door County, fueled by the tourism industry. Room tax collections were up over last year and county wide sales tax collections were also up, according to Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications and PR for the Door County Visitor Bureau… Final figures are not in, but Jarosh said with 2 months still to report the final figures will be … Continue reading

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SBOBT Announces Changes

The more things change, the more they stay the same. That’s the hope for the Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament as organizers have brought the North American Bass Challenge on board for the 2020 tournament. SBOBT president Wendy Heim on what that means…. Heim says that she expects that the payout and the rules are going to stay identical for future tournaments. But the NABC … Continue reading

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Door County Winter Guide Being Distributed

The Door County Visitor Bureau is now in the process of distributing its 2019/2020 Winter Guide. Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications and PR, says the guide is a handy tool to give visitors a sense of the activities planned for the winter months in Door County… Jarosh says the winter guide is an important reminder to visitors that Door County is open for business year-round… … Continue reading

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Door County Fall Foliage Takes Top Honors

It’s yet another feather in Door County’s cap. Fans across the USA spoke and Door County took home the top spot in the 2019 USA Today Ten Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest for the Best Destination for Fall Foliage. Door County was initially chosen as one of 20 nominees from across the country for the contest by a panel of national travel experts. The … Continue reading

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Door County’s Fall Foliage in Running for National Recognition

The Door County Visitor Bureau reports that the county has been nominated for national recognition, USA Today’s 10 Best Readers Choice Award for Best Destination for Fall Foliage. Jon Jarosh, the local tourism agency’s Director of Communications and PR, says nationwide voting is now underway and the competition is stiff… Jarosh explains how anyone can register a vote on behalf of Door County… Daily voting … Continue reading

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Kramer Wins K/D Salmon Tournament

Josh Kramer of Kaukauna has won the 37th annual Kewaunee/Door County Salmon Tournament. His 36.70 pound chinook caught on Tuesday, July 23rd off of Baileys Harbor claims the top prize of $10,000 cash. It’s the biggest fish to hit the tourney scales in the last 20 years and the fourth heaviest winner in K/D history. Kramer with the details of their winning catch, which happened … Continue reading

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New Leader in K/D Salmon Tournament

Josh Kramer is the leader of the 37th annual Kewaunee/Door County Salmon Tournament as of Thursday morning. Kramer registered a 36.70 pound salmon on Tuesday in Baileys Harbor while Gary Welch is in second place with a 34.27 pound fish caught on Tuesday on Washington Island, Buck Felhofer is third with a 33.59 pounder caught last Friday. The tournament has seen a number of huge … Continue reading

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DCVB Conducting Spanish Speaking CTA Classes

Over the past decade, the Door County Visitor Bureau has worked very hard to train residents to become versed in the Door County experience. The Certified Tourism Ambassador program or CTA, has certified more than 1,000 individuals. Just recently, the first Spanish speaking class was conducted, according to coordinator Yvonne Torres… To learn more about the CTA program, contact Yvonne Torres at 743-4456 or email … Continue reading

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