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Little Sweden Resort Exterior and View of the River

Little Sweden

8984 Highway 42
Fish Creek, WI 54212
Phone: (920)868-9950

Area Travel Guide

The Little Sweden Resort is the perfect place from which to enjoy all of the activities that the area has to offer. While at Little Sweden step into a world of hiking, biking and cross-country ski trails, championship golf courses, unbelievable fishing, wind-surfing and boating. The area is home to five state parks, the Bay of Green Bay and, of course, majestic Lake Michigan.

A variety of theater and music festivals can be found at any time of the year. Maintaining its historic small village charm, Fish Creek boasts the country's oldest professional summer stock theatre. Historic villages all along the Door Peninsula offer an array of antique shops and art galleries that feature many local artists. A car is suggested to fully enjoy the area.

Explore it all, and know that when you return to the relaxing luxury of your fine resort, you can sit back and enjoy nature at its finest from the solitude of your comfortable porch.

  • Unique waterfront villages
  • Antique and quaint gift shops
  • Art galleries, theater and music festivals
  • Tranquil hiking, biking and cross-country trails
  • Swimming, fishing, boating, and sailing
  • Fine dining and Door County Fish boils

Often referred to as the "Cape Cod of the Midwest," Door County is a natural peninsula surrounded by the waters of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. In the middle of this beautiful area is Fish Creek, the little village where you will find Little Sweden. Fish Creek offers so much to do, from winter activities such as skiing, ice fishing and horse drawn sleigh rides, to summer fun such as hiking, swimming, sailing, and so much more. With miles of shoreline on the waters of Green Bay surrounding Fish Creek Village, everywhere you go you'll find exquisite scenery and picturesque views.

Or take on an affordable adventure and go geocaching! Experience the various trails along Door County and discover a treasure or two along the way. Many geocaching adventures await on

Whether you are looking for serenity or excitement it's all at Little Sweden. Endless activities will help you create unforgettable memories.

Door County Tourism
Discover the exquisite beauty of the Door County Peninsula and Washington Island. With over 300 miles of scenic shoreline dotted with bustling harbors and quiet coves, Door County offers a wealth of water-based recreation. sandy beaches, sailing, cruising, boating, fishing, boat rentals, charters or a unique car ferry ride to Washington Island are just a few ways to enjoy the sparkling waters of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. To learn more, visit

Apple and Cherry Picking

Lautenbach's Orchard Country Winery and Market
9197 Hwy 42 Fish Creek, WI 54212 920.868.3479 / 866.946.3263 (Toll-Free)
100 acres of fruit-laden orchards and vineyard, on a working farm, owned and operated by the fourth generation of the Lautenbach family. Pick your own fruits, experience guided tours through scenic orchards, vineyard and award-winning winery. Browse through the charming country market offering hundreds of quality fruit and gourmet food products for every taste bud.

Wood Orchard
8112 State Highway 42 Egg Harbor, WI 54209 920.868.2334 / 866.763.2334 (Toll-Free)
Wood Orchard Market sells much of what they grow, a unique selection of gift items, a large variety of delicious specialty foods, and products from their in-house bakery.Pick-your-own apples (seasonal) and cherries.


Hands on Art Studio
3655 Peninsula Players Rd. Fish Creek, WI 54212 920.868.9311 / 888.868.9311
Hands On Art Studio is a "do-it-yourself" Door County destination, offering patrons a freewheeling walk-in art experience. Guests can choose from a variety of art projects including fused glass, metal sculpture, mosaics, and a wide selection of wood, metal and ceramic pieces to paint - all fired, grouted or finished for pick-up the following day.

Carriage Rides

Carriages of Door County
Corner Of Third Ave. and Michigan St. Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 920.743.4343
Take a romantic carriage ride through the streets of Sturgeon Bay with Carriages of Door County. The carriages, with protective windows and plenty of blankets, keep passengers cozy as they take an exhilarating ride past snow-covered Victorian homes, the quiet waterfront, and Christmas decorations and lights.

Mayberry's Carriages and Sleigh, Sturgeon Bay
Come enjoy the peace and tranquility of years gone by, in beautifully crafted carriage. In winter months, glide over glistening white snow on a sleigh ride. Go through the woods on old logging trails.

Ferry Rides

Island Clipper
12731 Hwy. 42 Gills Rock, WI 54210 920.854.2972
A ride aboard the Island Clipper to Washington Island is a truly unique experience! The Island Clipper departs Gills Rock at the tip of the Door Peninsula and carries visitors through island-studded waters to picturesque Washington Island. A relaxing seven mile, 20 minute trip with comfort seating and narration of your voyage. Enjoy the view of two of Door County's famous lighthouses on Pilot Island and Plum Island.

Washington Island Ferry
Washington Island, WI 54246 920.847.2546 / 800.223.2094
Washington Island is an enchanting destination for thousands of visitors each year. The Washington Island Ferry Line is the vital transportation link across storied Death's Door passage. After vehicles and passengers are safely on board, you will begin the 30-minute ride past nearby Plum, Pilot and Detroit Islands.


Hooked Up Sportfishing Charters
6512 Cty C Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 920.495.5586
Located in Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin, "Hooked Up" Sport Fishing Charters is geared up to show you the fishing experience of a lifetime! Door County is known for having the best fishery in the Midwest and Hooked Up is located right in the center of the action.

Lighthouse Tours

Eagle Bluff (May - October)
Peninsula State Park Fish Creek, WI 54212 920.746.1609
Eagle Bluff Lighthouse is one of ten Door County lighthouses that once guided sailing ships into the ports of Sturgeon Bay and Green Bay. Professional Tour Guides at Eagle Bluff Lighthouse in Peninsula State Park bring to life the history of the lighthouse, its keepers and their families who kept the light burning for 58 years before the light was automated. Narrative tours of the buildings and grounds are offered from late May through October. Access to the other Door County lighthouses including Cana Island Lighthouse varies.


Skyway Drive-In Theatre (May - September)
3475 Highway 42 Fish Creek, WI 54212 920.854.9938
One of the last drive-in theatres in the state. Enjoy current movies in a nostalgic, wooded setting. Affordable entertainment every summer since 1950 with double features nightly. Open weekends in May, September and October, nightly June through Labor Day.


Corner of the Past, Old American House Museum
Hwy 57 at Country Ln. and Fieldcrest Rd. Sister Bay, WI 54234 920.854.7680
Operated by the Sister Bay Historical Society, the Corner of the Past and the Old Anderson House Museum features late 1800's furnishings, historical photographs, and artifacts depicting Sister Bay's history. Authentic farm buildings have been moved to the site and renovated including a large barn, granary, machine shop, two log cabins, and migrant worker's cabin, summer kitchen, sawmill and blacksmith's barn, all of which are open for visitation and your enjoyment.

Historic Noble House Museum
4167 Hwy 42 Fish Creek, WI 54212 920.868.2091
The Alexander Noble House, built in 1875, is an authentic example of Greek Revival farmhouse architecture from the late 19th century. Tour its rooms and experience a portrayal of domestic life in Door County from over a century ago, when tiny Fish Creek was a thriving fishing and shipping village whose dirt streets were traveled by horse-drawn wagons.


Door Peninsula Winery
5806 Hwy 42 Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 920.743.7431/ 800.551.5049 (Toll-Free)
Door Peninsula Winery is Door County's original and largest winery featuring daily tours and free wine tasting of over 51 fruit, varietal-fruit blend and premium grape wines. Enjoy quality, farm fresh fruit wines, locally grown grape varietals and premium grape varietal styles. View wine making in all stages of production from crush to fermentation to bottling. The entire process takes place at the historic Carlsville schoolhouse.

Lautenbach's Orchard Country Winery and Market
9197 Hwy 42 Fish Creek, WI 54212 920.868.3479 / 866.946.3263 (Toll-Free)
Join Lautenbach's Orchard Country Winery for a fun and informative walking tour which includes the orchards, vineyard and production area. (Tours available May - October). Step up to the tasting bar and enjoy samples from their diverse wine list. With over 30 estate-grown pure fruit and traditional grape varieties as well as fruit/grape blends-ranging from dry to sweet....there's a taste for every palate.

Simon Creek Vineyard and Winery
5896 Bochek Road Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 920.746.9307
Winery tours feature a complete review of the wine making process from harvest through bottling and casing at Simon Creek Vineyard & Winery. The tour ends in the tasting room and market area, with a lounge and outdoor terrace allowing visitors to sample the finest vinifera and hybrid wines at their leisure.

Stones Throw Winery
3382 County Road E Baileys Harbor, WI 54202 920.839.9660 / 877.706.3577 (Toll-Free)
Door County's premium winery where wines are made with California and Door County grapes. Featuring Cabernet Sauvingnon, Merlot, Riesling, Zinfandel and more. Stone's Throw utilizes traditional wine making practices, aging in small oak barrels with on-going belief that great grapes make great wine. Visit the market, play bocce ball or enjoy a picnic lunch on the ground. Open daily all year.

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