Monday, July 6, 2015

July 2015

Happy July Everyone! Finding ways to fill your day during the core summer months here in Door County isn’t difficult. The weather is perfect, the beaches are beautiful and the shopping is great. We know that most of our guests are joining us to get away from the hustle of being in the city or being at work and are looking forward to clearing their schedule and relaxing by the water for a few days, and luckily there is plenty of that to go around. As always our private beach is open to all of our guests for however long you’re looking to soak up the sun. 

If you are looking for something to fill your day with we’ve got a few suggestions. Door County provides many different activities but some of the most popular are the many tours it offers. The Light House Tours are among the most popular. The tour is $64.95 a person and includes a trolley ride to each light house, a tour of each light house and a scenic lunch. The tour lasts about 5 hours and runs Monday-Friday. Also running all week long is The Wine Tour of Door County. The price is also $64.95 and includes 5 hours of winery tours and tastings, a gourmet lunch and a trolley ride to each location. If that sparks your interest, you may also be interested in the brewery tour that runs on Tuesdays and Fridays. The tour is $55 and lasts about 3.5 hours and includes the tour and tastings at 3 breweries, an appetizer pairing and again, a trolley ride to each location. All of these tours and a few others can we booked and seen at

If you wanted to stay local in Ephraim, on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. there are both walking and tram guided tours of the historical landmarks in Ephraim. The whole tour is about 90 minutes long and is $8 for adults, $5 for students and free for kids under 6. If you wanted to take the tram tour they recommend you call early to reserve a spot (920-854-9688). Also near by outdoor concerts are held every Monday night in July from 6 p.m-8 p.m. at the Harborside Park Gazebo. Seating is limited so bring a blanket to make yourself comfortable. 

As always, our friendly and helpful staff is happy to help you with any questions that you may have regarding your stay. We are looking forward to seeing you soon!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015


    Welcome to June everyone! As summer really starts to pick up so do the events in Door County. Kicking off June is Free Fishing Weekend this means that the first weekend of June (6th-7th) you do not need a license to fish anywhere in the state. The same weekend is also State Park Open House, all parks are open to the public for free all day. If you’re looking for more organized fun on Saturday the 6th is the 5th annual Side Pork Festival in Sturgeon Bay. Martin Park hosts this all day/free event of live entertainment, arts and crafts, the Hog Wild Run and lots and lots of food. For more information on the event check out their website at

    On June 20th is one of Ephraim’s most popular events, the Fyr Bal Festival. This is a Scandinavian festival that celebrates the beginning of summer. The event includes a boat regatta, walking tours, crafts, live music, food and traditional entertainment, the event is capped off by bon fires on the beach and fireworks at sunset. All events take place within walking distance from the Pine Grove. If you’re looking for something a little more low key to do in the evenings you can check out the Midsummer’s Music Festival. They are an orchestra that travels throughout Door County and all of their performances are listed on their website as, if this is something you’re interested in, we recommend that you buy tickets in advance, this can also be done through their website.

   On June 16th the Peninsula Players Theater is back in full force with their first production of the summer “A Real Lulu”. If live theater sparks your interest, you’re in luck, we have a great Dinner and Play Package that you can take advantage of. The package includes 2 Peninsula Players Theatre tickets, 2 gourmet box dinners, $25.00 Door County Gift Certificate and a $40.00 dinner Gift Certificate to either Chop, The English Inn, Alexander’s or the The Waterfront Restaurant. Prices start at $283.00 for two nights and a 10% discount on additional nights. As always, you have full access to our beautiful private beach and our indoor pool and hot tub. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

May 2015

Our season begins on Friday May 1st, just in time for the Door County Half Marathon on Saturday.  We have shuttle service for participants and spectators to and from the run, free of cost. The run is held at the beautiful Peninsula State park and begins at 10 a.m. and is planned to end around 1:30 p.m., food and drinks will be provided after the race. You can check their website for more details. If you don’t already have accommodations with us, there’s still time! We are currently running a special for Marathon Weekend, which saves you 15% off your rate each night. 

The month of May has quite a few events for you to take advantage of. All month long we’re celebrating the Festival of Blossoms, a county wide celebration of spring. The event includes food, music, tours and arts and crafts. It’s a great way to spend time with the whole family and soak up some sun. If you like locally produced Door County wines and you have a sweet tooth, on May 10th at Bistro 42 there will be a Wine & Chocolate Pairing class. Seating is limited so make sure you give them a call ahead of time 1-800-551-5049! The weekend of May 16-17 is another opportunity for you to enjoy the local wines of Door County. The Door County Wine Trail will take you to all seven local wineries, tours, food, music and tastings will be provided. For more info and to schedule a spot on the tour visit If you’re looking for something to do later in the day, on May 24-25 is the Ghost Tour of Door County. It’s a two hour long tour through all the spookier places in town. On the tour you’ll see sunken ships, haunted light houses and hear about other local legends and mysteries. You can buy tickets online at

If you’re planning your trip with us and would like some suggestions on thing to do and places to eat, our local and friendly staff is always ready and willing to help you. We look forward to seeing you soon! 

Monday, April 27, 2015

Welcome To The Pine Grove!
We are getting ready to kick off our 2015 season and are anxiously awaiting our opening weekend! We are so excited for this season and we have so many great offers that we decided to keep our guests updated with a blog. We will be posting a new blog every month during the season, filled with specials and news on the latest events going on in the Door County area.  Stay tuned and we hope to see you soon!