Considered a year-round village in an area that is a favorite for those who seek a relaxing vacation experience or a northern Door County year ’round home. Sister Bay is filled with plenty of options for shopping, dining, and recreation. Home to approximately 900 Door County residents, this village is surrounded by the town of Liberty Grove. Liberty Grove happens to be the largest of the townships in this county and is home to rural portions of Sister Bay. Sister Bay is a fabulous bay-side waterfront community and at holiday time may just have the best Door County holiday light display with the light tunnel being very popular!
Sister Bay Homes for Sale
Sister Bay Beaches & Marinas
Waterfront Park in Sister Bay may just be the ultimate in beach locations. The sand beach and swim pier are situated right in downtown Sister Bay, so you can walk over to grab a beverage, something to eat, or ice cream. The pavillion offers live music and is home to movie nights in the summer.
Waterfront Park is the location of a fantastic holiday light display with the light tunnel being very popular with kids and adults alike!
The Sister Bay Marina is located at the north end of the downtown, adjacent to Waterfront Park. The needs of boaters are well attended to, and the Marina offers boat rides, sightseeing and bicycle rentals.
There are a large number of boat ramps in the Sister Bay area. For a map of locations and information check out this link.
Living in Sister Bay
With the ever-changing water of Green Bay as a backdrop, Sister Bay has a unique beauty that appeals to residents and visitors alike. This village is minutes away from entertainment venues and cultural attractions like the Door Community Auditorium, Birch Creek, and American Folklore Theater. Another famous attraction is the Peninsula Players, which is the oldest professional American summer theater.
Bay Ridge Golf Course is a meticulously maintained golf course that features a par 68, 9-hole course on 5,698 yards. While the course is challenging enough to interest skilled golfers, those who are new to the sport will find the course easy to follow. The Bay Ridge Golf Course is locally managed and has a golf shop and a snack bar.
Whether you live here year-round or visit to relax, this charming village and its businesses will become part of your daily life. Door County’s must-see locations include Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant and the Mission Grille. The Mission Grille was once a church that is now restored and serves up a fine dining experience for Sister Bay.
Of course, if you’re looking for a place to gather with friends to enjoy the summer months, you’ll want to check out Fred & Fuzzy’s. This is a casual waterfront pub that features some of the best sunsets in Sister Bay. And, what could be better than experiencing a beautiful sunset right on the water.
Fishing in Sister Bay
Whether you prefer fishing the old-fashioned way or by using the most modern methods, you’ll find fishing in the Sister Bay area to be exceptional. Green Bay waters are well-known for smallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike fish, and brown trout. Looking for some of the best King Salmon fishing? That’s available close to Sister Bay, just offshore. While ice fishing is popular during the winter months, visitors are encouraged to seek the help of an experienced local guide before setting off on this adventure.
Ice fishing is something everyone should experience once. Find tips for safety and contacts for fishing guides at this link.
Sister Bay Golf Courses
Sometimes called, Door County’s Best Kept Secret, the Bayridge Golf Course is a beautiful, regulation 9-hold course. Manicured, watered fairways and tricky greens are bordered by bountiful flower gardens. 2930 yards from the back tees, and it may just be a surprising challenge for the experienced golfer. Check out more about Bay Ridge here.
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What would a vacation be without miniature golf? Sister Bay has two great mini-golf courses.
Pirates Cove is a riot of color and pirate themes equate to a place of relaxation and beauty. Manicured landscaping, sunken ships, and cascading waterfalls in a course designed for maximum fund for kids and adults alike. This is a really fun course, I golf it with my family a few times a year.
The combination of mini-golf, go-karts, batting cages and an arcade equal great fun. My guys love it here at Johnson Park Golf and Go Karts.
Sister Bay Real Estate
When it comes to real estate styles, you’ll find country homes, village homes, and bluff-front water view condominium homes. For those who are wondering what it would be like to live in this beautiful village, there are rental options available, too.