Destination guide

Your passport to Door County

Fish Creek serves as a gateway to Wisconsin's legendary Door County, with hundreds of miles of Lake Michigan shoreline to discover. Whether you want to stroll around the village, discover pioneer history, or explore a string of state parks, Fish Creek is one of the state's most enchanting destinations. Foodies will also be in their element, as Fish Creek is surrounded by a glut of local farms, wineries, and restaurants. Don't leave without devouring a fish boil, an iconic Great Lakes dish featuring freshly caught Door County whitefish. 

Things to do

Discover local flavors in Fish Creek

Built in the 19th century, the Alexander Noble House Museum is Fish Creek's oldest building. The Greek Revival farmhouse is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places and offers a fascinating glimpse at life in the 1800s. Door County is home to numerous lighthouses, and ticking them off is all part of the fun. Eagle Bluff and Cana Island are 2 of the most popular, luring visitors with sweeping views of Lake Michigan and Green Bay. Want to bite into Door County's farm-to-table food scene? At Lautenbach's Orchard Country Winery & Market you'll find a smorgasbord of award-winning wine and specialty food.


Go wild in Peninsula State Park

Most of the action is centered along Main Street, a lively thoroughfare lined with cozy cafes, gift shops, and galleries. Fish Creek vacation rentals put you in the heart of the village, with beautiful cottages and condos just steps from Main Street. From its high bluffs to its sandy beaches, Peninsula State Park is eternally popular with hikers, mountain bikers, and birdwatchers. When the sun's shining there's no better place to unpack a picnic than sheltered Nicolet Beach. Scenic boat tours and kayak trips are a great way to enjoy the peninsula, with deep sea fishing charters on offer for avid anglers.


Fiery fall colors in Fish Creek

Summer brings high season in Door County, and Fish Creek is no exception. Legions of vacationers descend on Fish Creek and its surroundings, with crowds peaking from Memorial Day to Labor Day. If you want to enjoy a laid-back vacation, why not visit in late spring, when the cherry trees are blossoming and the town feels wonderfully quiet? Fall is a favorite with locals, with fiery colors and plenty of festivals. Nights can get chilly, but Fish Creek vacation rentals keep things cozy with blazing outdoor firepits that are perfect for s'more roasting sessions.

Natural features

Get lost in Fish Creek's string of state parks

Fish Creek is tucked away in Door County, a scenic peninsula known for its rugged shorelines. As well as Peninsula State Park, Door County is home to additional state parks. This means there are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature. Newport State Park is crossed with walking trails, while Potawatomi State Park is fringed by soaring limestone cliffs. Pets are welcome in most parks, so why not bring along the dog? With Fish Creek vacation rentals you can choose from a fantastic line-up of pet friendly properties surrounded by beautiful cedar forests.

Can I find a vacation rental around Fish Creek?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 439 vacation rentals near Fish Creek. From 218 Houses to 121 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fish Creek for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Fish Creek?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Fish Creek. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nicolet Bay Beach: 488 vacation rentals
  • Eagle Bluff Lighthouse Museum: 489 vacation rentals
  • Eagle Trailhead: 512 vacation rentals
  • The Skyway Drive-In Theatre: 495 vacation rentals
  • American Folklore Theatre: 491 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fish Creek listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fish Creek?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 218 Houses in Fish Creek. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fish Creek include:

  • Cottages: 121 rentals available
  • Cabins: 121 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 76 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Fish Creek?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 72 vacation rentals with pool available in Fish Creek. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.