Celebrate Autumn in Door County, WI with Festivals, Foodie Tours & Fall Foliage

Oct 06, 2011, 10:31 ET from Door County Visitor Bureau

DOOR COUNTY, Wis., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the fall harvest season gets underway, peak fall colors are preparing to wash Wisconsin's bucolic peninsula in a kaleidoscope of color.

Prime fall foliage viewing is now in progress and should last for the next few weeks in Door County, just in time for upcoming fall festivals and many harvest related events. Up-to-date reports on the status of fall colors can be found on the DoorCounty.com home page.

The beauty of fall in Door County has earned it many accolades, including being named last year by the travel site TripAdvisor as one of the top ten fall foliage destinations in the U.S. and also one of America's top spots to enjoy fall's favorite colors from a boat by Discover Boating.

A new "So Delicious So Door County" celebration continues through October 30 and highlights the popular destination's diverse culinary attributes. A special culinary trail map is available through the Door County Visitor Bureau and features several self-guided tour options that are meant to help visitors discover and taste the county's unique culinary offerings.

Culinary tour themes include Wineries/Breweries/Distilleries, Sundae Drives, Orchards and Farmers' Markets, Field to Table, Made in Door County, Locally Caught and Served, and Culinary Schools.  The map is available to download on DoorCounty.com and can also be picked up in hard copy form at the Door County Welcome Center.

Specially created culinary themed lodging packages are also available for visitors. More than 20 of Door County's inns, B & B's, hotels and resorts are offering culinary themed lodging packages, all of which are available to view on DoorCounty.com.  Any of the "So Delicious So Door County" lodging packages include a $25 gift certificate to use while in Door County.

Other popular fall color activities include scenic and ghost tours aboard the Door County Trolley, several boat tour options to view colors along the county's 300 miles of shoreline, on-road and off-road Segway tours, airplane tours, bike tours and more.  Lighthouse tours, golfing and shopping at a plethora of county-based farm markets also continue throughout October.

For a complete calendar of events and personal travel assistance, contact the Door County Visitor Bureau at 800-527-3529 or visit DoorCounty.com.

SOURCE Door County Visitor Bureau