Must See Scenic Leaf Peeping Tours in Door County, WI

Sep. 09, 2016

September marks the beginning of fall season, especially here at the Landmark Resort in Door County, Wisconsin. Fall is the perfect time to get out and see the scenic leaf-peeping tours, everyone raves about during autumn.

At this time of the year, the leaves slowly start to turn from vibrant green to muddy browns and brights yellows. Warm Oranges and deep reds contrast against the water's edge. It’s a striking difference against the Bay of Green Bay. Once the colors start transforming, grab the camera and head out on a must-see, scenic leaf-peeping tour.

Check out this great leaf color report and fall foliage map. It can help for deciding when the leaves are in peak leaf peeping season. Peak color season for Door County is in the first two weeks of October.

Door County is a must for people traveling, just to see the leaves in autumn. Highway 42 tends to be busy. Although it can be bustling with drivers, this is quite a drive. For 75 miles, you’ll be able to wind your way to the tip of Door County as you enjoy mother nature’s scenic masterpiece.

Driving tours can include:

  • Ridges Road
  • Highway 42
  • Highway 57
  • County Road Q

County Road T has a beautiful scenic trail designated for the fall colors. Country Road E, Kangaroo LaKe, always has brilliant colors.

If you’d rather create your own adventure, do so! We recommend hiking or biking any of the local trails and state parks to experience this spectacular transformation of color. There are plenty of places to walk and bike the area. If you’re wanting your own tour, head to Ridges Sanctuary or Peninsula State Park to see first hand why so many love this time of year.

The Cana Island Lighthouse is a great stop for pictures. Along with that, there are six other lighthouses to capture that picture perfect, fall moment.

 

The Landmark Resort is a premier fall destination during this season. Nestled in the heart of Door County, you won’t want to miss the picturesque views that can rival the North East. Whether you use your phone, a DSLR, or just a digital camera, enjoy the fall this year in all its glory.

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