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Rainy Day Adventures: Door County Delights for Kids

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Your going to love these rainy day activities in Door County

  1. Peninsula Players Theatre:

    1. Enjoy an evening of live theater at the Peninsula Players Theatre in Fish Creek. With a history dating back to 1935, this professional theater company provides a cozy and entertaining atmosphere. It’s a perfect way to spend a rainy evening, immersing yourself in the world of captivating performances.
  2. The Clearing Folk School:

    1. Embrace the arts and crafts spirit at The Clearing Folk School in Ellison Bay. Offering a variety of workshops and classes, this school provides a creative escape where you can learn skills like woodworking, painting, and more. Engage in hands-on activities and create your own unique pieces under the guidance of experienced instructors.
  3. Door County Maritime Museum:

    1. Delve into the maritime history of Door County at the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay. Explore fascinating exhibits showcasing the area’s rich maritime heritage, shipbuilding, and the life of sailors. The museum provides an educational and engaging experience for visitors of all ages, making it a great option for a rainy day outing.
  4. Hands On Art Studio

    1. Feel like a return to art class?  Back in 2007, Door County Kayak Tours had a nice little co-existing space with Hands on Art Studio.  We soon outgrew that location and Cy with Hands on Art Studio was quickly growing too, but the time there was a lot of fun.  Located in between Fish Creek and Egg Harbor, the opportunities to create were endless, from mosaics, to welding, to ceramics, to sculpture.  Getting back to my welding days, I welded my kayak trailer there.  Wow, was that ever a daunting task.  The trailer turned out great thou.
  5. Coffee Shop and library  book

    1. Library Retreat:Escape the rain with a library visit, immersing your family in the hushed embrace of literary wonders. Let your kids explore shelves of stories, then cozy up in the library’s reading nook with selected books. Transition to a nearby coffee shop for a laid-back ambiance.

      Order creamy hot cocoa, a sweet contrast to the gray drizzle. Encourage your kids to share book highlights as you sip. Emphasize the joy of unwinding with stories, creating a simple yet cherished family ritual that turns a gloomy day into a memorable experience.

  6. Door County YMCA

    1. When rain arrives, Sturgeon Bay YMCA transforms into a watery haven for family excitement. The highlight: a thrilling waterslide that guarantees laughs and joy. Little ones have their own play area with whimsical water features, turning the pool into a magical kingdom of fun.Parents can unwind on poolside loungers, savoring moments of tranquility while their children splash and play. As rain taps on the windows, Sturgeon Bay YMCA becomes a haven of joy, offering a refreshing alternative to the gloom outside.

      On a rainy day, Sturgeon Bay YMCA provides the perfect splashy retreat for family adventures, turning drizzles into delightful memories.