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Enjoy summer with kayaking in Door County

Ephraim Shores kayaking in Door CountyEphraim Shores Resort is a great place to launch your kayak adventure

Kayaking in Door County is growing in popularity and why not? With over 300 miles of shoreline to explore, the area has much to offer to kayakers. With summer in full swing, now is the perfect time to head to Door County and check out the options. Whether you plan to stay for a weekend or a full week, Ephraim Shores Resort is your ideal family friendly resort in Door County.

Ephraim Shores location is an added bonus for kayaking in Door County. It is near the Ephraim Kayak Center to rent a kayak or South Shore Pier for paddle boats, WaveRunners and pontoons. If you have your own kayaks, you can use our beachfront and dock to launch them. There is a way for everyone in your group to see the sights and you can launch right there in Eagle Harbor.

Best places to go kayaking in Door County

Kayaking provides Door County visitors with a new perspective. Whether you launch your kayak on the Bay of Green Bay side or the Lake Michigan side of the Door Peninsula, there is plenty to see, including caves, shipwrecks and glorious views of the shoreline. There is more to see than just nature, paddle up to a neighboring town to attend events or spend an afternoon.

There are multiple places to start kayaking in Door County, making it easy to access the water. Experienced kayakers note that Lake Michigan tends to be windier than the Bay of Green Bay, but both bodies of water are ideal spots for this growing sport. Public beaches and parks you might want to check out include:

  • Ephraim Public Beach
  • Sister Bay Public Beach
  • Peninsula State Park
  • Newport State Park
  • Whitefish Dunes State Park
  • Cave Point County Park
  • Lakeside Park

For more information on kayaking visit the Door County Visitor Bureau website. And when you are ready to relax after a full day of kayaking in Door County, head back to Ephraim Shores.

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 877-854-2371or visit our website at to make your reservation.

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