About The Area

The Towns of Jacksonport and Baileys Harbor in Door County, WI

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Jacksonport, WI

Situated along the Lake Michigan shoreline, this quaint community offers a variety of fun and exciting activities. Experience our sandy beaches and rocky shoreline cliffs. Hike on peaceful trails and bike on quiet back roads, or enjoy our celebrations and festivals that add a bit of pizzazz to the otherwise laid back and relaxing atmosphere that is Jacksonport.

Originally a bustling logging and fishing village, Jacksonport is now the year round home to approximately 750 residents as well as many more that call Jacksonport their tranquil escape for the entire summer, a week or perhaps just a few days.

Be sure to check out Whitefish Dunes State Park, located just south of Jacksonport, where you can hike amongst the tallest sand dunes in the state of Wisconsin. And don’t miss Cave Point County Park, located next to Whitefish Dunes, to see powerful Lake Michigan waves crashing against the rocky cliffs below.

Whatever your activity, local businesses are ready and willing to serve you. And with Jacksonport’s convenient Door County location, you’re close to all of what the Door County Peninsula has to offer.

We hope to see you soon on the “quiet side!”

The official website of Jacksonport in Door County WI

Baileys Harbor – Your Gateway to Lake Michigan

Baileys Harbor is the best kept secret when it comes to vacations. We attract those seeking a different “Door County” experience filled with exploration, adventure, and nature.

Located on the eastern shore of the Door County peninsula, Baileys Harbor has always been a little wild. We have over 6,000 acres of public lands prime for blazing your own trail and reconnecting with nature. Our sandy beaches give way to the mighty waters of Lake Michigan, ideal for catching air on a kite board, reeling in monster salmon or trout, or discovering shipwrecks and the rocky shoals that claimed them. Get your history fix by discovering our four lighthouses accessible by foot or boat tours. Get a bird’s eye view by racing your friends on a zip line tour soaring through the tree tops.

If peace is what you seek, you’ll find no traffic jams here.

Fun Fact: Baileys Harbor was recently rated #13 Comfiest City in the US for Travelers by Expedia.com!

We have a rock star culinary scene including a craft brewery, winery, and a variety of dining options. Food trucks, fine dining, classic supper clubs and neighborhood pubs are just some of the choices you have when you eat in Baileys.

Buying local is crucial to our community. Our restaurants served locally sourced foods whenever possible. Our Sunday Farmers Markets are booming including live music, the freshest produce and proteins, and awesome home goods and gifts.

The official website of Baileys Harbor, WI