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Door County Half Marathon reschedules spring event

Ephraim Shores Resort hotels near Peninsula State ParkHotels near Peninsula State Park are close to the action

The Door County Half Marathon has been postponed until October. That doesn’t mean that there is nothing to do in Peninsula State Park in late spring or summer. For starters, if you want to get a leg up on the race course, how about training a few days running the entire thing? It is a great way to know where the tough spots are and how you can pace yourself to make it through.

Ephraim Shores Resort, one of the premiere hotels near Peninsula State Park, will be opening for the season on May 7th. Because of the change in date for the marathon, Ephraim Shores is now staying open the week of October 24th and closing for the season on October 31st to accommodate our race guests, as we are a trolley stop for the actual race day.

Visitors reap the benefits of staying in hotels near Peninsula State Park

Don’t waste your precious time in the car. When choosing from hotels near Peninsula State Park you will benefit from staying at Ephraim Shores. It is only a 5 minute drive or 15 minute bike ride to Peninsula State Park’s entrance. If you aren’t quite ready to do a practice run of the whole marathon course, use one of our guest bikes to check it out.

Lucky for you the course starts and ends near Nicolet Bay Beach in Peninsula State Park. The beach is one of the most popular areas in Door County offering great views and an amazing swim area that the whole family will love.

You can use your time in the park to kick back and enjoy the scenery or continue on your fitness journey without having to bring up a lot of cumbersome outdoor items. You can rent kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, hydro bikes and more right from the beach.

Take a little extra time to enjoy the natural beauty of the area. The park has been working on several large projects to enhance the visitor experience, such as the updates to Eagle Tower, the Nature Center and the Northern Sky Theater. Be sure to check for updates in the park before making plans.

Being near Peninsula State Park Golf Course is a benefit of being an Ephraim resort. It boasts beautiful views of its own whether walking or enjoying a round of golf. Of all the hotels near Peninsula State Park, Ephraim Shores is a mere 1.4 miles away.

To take advantage of all of the activities the whole family can do this spring, summer or in fall, book your reservation with Ephraim Shores Resort when seeking out hotels near Peninsula State Park.

Ephraim Shores Resort: A waterfront Door County resort for the whole family

Located in downtown Ephraim, with a private sundeck overlooking Eagle Harbor, Ephraim Shores Resort is the family-friendly resort for groups of all sizes. From our many room types to our beautiful waterfront location, Ephraim Shores has everything your family needs for the perfect vacation. Some of our amenities include an indoor pool and hot tub, and bikes for our guests to use. Contact us at 877-854-2371 or visit our website at to make your reservation.

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