Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes in the Midwest. Located between Wisconsin and Michigan, it is the second largest of the five by volume. Lake Michigan is about 118 miles wide and 307 miles long. It stretches north past Door County into Upper Michigan.
Popular Door County towns that are along Lake Michigan include Sturgeon Bay, Baileys Harbor, and Rowleys Bay. The southern end of consists of popular midwest cities like Milwaukee and Chicago. Whitefish Dunes State Park and Cave Point County Park are also located along the shoreline of Lake Michigan.
Door County Adventure Center operates one of their most popular kayak tours on Lake Michigan! The Cave and Dunes Kayak Tour departs from the beach of Whitefish Dunes State Park. Guests paddle to see the caves of Cave Point County Park and sometimes even see a shipwreck!
DC Adventure Center’s Mink River Eco Kayak Tour departs from Rowleys Bay. The Mink River meets Lake Michigan within the bay of Rowleys Bay. This river is one of the pure estuaries in the area! The kayak tour is a great way to see the wildlife that thrive there! There are also kayak and paddle board rentals located at DC Adventure Center’s Rowleys Bay location available to explore on your own!
Green Bay is the portion of Lake Michigan that extends down into northeasternWisconsin. At the southernmost part lies the city of Green Bay and the Fox River. The bay of Green Bay is about 23 miles wide and 118 miles long. The entire Door Peninsula is the barrier between the bay of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. Popular Door County towns that are located along the Green Bay shoreline are Sturgeon Bay, Egg Harbor, Fish Creek, Ephraim, Sister Bay, and Gills Rock.
Door County Adventure Center has a guided Sunset Kayak Tour that departs off of Egg Harbor Beach. This tour explores the waters within Egg Harbor, viewing the sunset from the water. Alongside the kayak tour, DC Adventure Center also offers kayak and paddle board rentals right off of Egg Harbor Beach!