By Baxter Colburn
Unexpected warm weather is keeping tourism booming in northern Door County. Faith Murray, a certified tourism ambassador for Door County, says leaves have yet to hit peak color and traffic is staying consistent in areas like Sister Bay, Ellison Bay, and Gills Rock. Murray credits the consistent tourism pull to changes Sister Bay has made in recent years.
Destination events like the Sister Bay Marinafest welcome thousands of new tourists to northern door every year. Shops that otherwise close after Labor Day are staying open later to help meet demands of lingering tourists says, Murray. October brings more opportunities for families and tourists to experience northern door including Sister Bay Fall Fest and Pumpkin Patch Festival in Egg Harbor.