Destination guide

Sister Bay's teeming waters

The lakeside village of Sister Bay may only cover 3 square miles, but it is packed with stunning natural beauty and a dizzying array of outdoor activities to delight adventure enthusiasts and nature-lovers alike. Sister Bay vacation rentals are within walking distance of the bustling marina, where sleek vessels bob on the dancing waves, as well as excellent boutique shopping and fine dining opportunities. With the glistening waters of Green Bay on the doorstep of the village, fishing, swimming and boating are only a few of the activities available to fill vacation days with fun, exciting adventure and inspiration.

Things to do

Shipwrecks and ziplines in Sister Bay

Outdoor adventures abound in Sister Bay. Thrill-seekers will find plenty to get the adrenalin pumping when they hook onto a zipline to fly through the treetops, or hop on a Segway to explore the backcountry trails and roads. Sister Bay vacation rentals are close to the Old Anderson House Museum and the Corner of the Past, which beautifully preserve life as it was lived by early settlers. Green Bay boasts many a shipwreck, and you can explore by kayak. In winter you can sled on area hills, or keep warm indoors and enjoy a round of darts at the pub.


Kayaking and ice fishing in Sister Bay

Set on the shores of Green Bay, Sister Bay is a beautiful place to take in an outdoor concert, while watching the sunset fade and stars come out. Sister Bay vacation rentals are close to the waterfront, so you can rent paddleboards and kayaks in summer, or join diehard fishermen in winter for a frosty afternoon of ice fishing. While some may head indoors when snow starts to fly, outdoor adventurers will have a marvelous time in Sister Bay, with snowy expanses for cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing and an outdoor ice rink for rousing games of broomball or hockey.


Snowy winters and balmy summers in Sister Bay

With cold, snowy winters and balmy summers, Sister Bay is a lovely place to visit year-round. Winter is ideal for lovers of outdoor sports, and aficionados of skiing and snowshoeing will find heavy snowfall, approximately 48 inches of the white stuff through winter, with temperatures hovering around 10-15 degrees. Hikers and swimmers will love Sister Bay's beautiful summers, which boast a comfortable mid-70-degree temperature through the day, with cooler evenings perfect for gathering around the campfire. While balmy, summers can also be quite humid, so Sister Bay's gorgeous waterside location is ideal for cooling off on piping-hot summer afternoons.

Natural features

Wildlife and sandy beaches in Sister Bay

Nestled along the cold, clear waters of Green Bay in Wisconsin, Sister Bay is a pretty village known for its lush forests, sandy beaches and outdoor activities. About 1.5 hours northeast of the city of Green Bay, Sister Bay sits nearly at the tip of the Door Peninsula, which juts out into Lake Michigan. Nearly surrounded by wildlife refuges, Sister Bay is a great place to see a variety of wildlife in their natural habitats. From powerful wolves and sleek deer to noisy waterfowl and swift birds of prey, lovers of animals will find numerous beauties to watch and admire.

Where to stay around Sister Bay?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 456 vacation rentals near Sister Bay. From 224 Houses to 129 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sister Bay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Sister Bay Marina: 479 vacation rentals
  • Waterfront Park: 483 vacation rentals
  • Frykman Studio Gallery: 487 vacation rentals
  • Sister Bay Dog Park & Community Garden: 473 vacation rentals
  • Bay Ridge Golf Course: 488 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sister Bay 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 Sister Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 224 Houses in Sister Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sister Bay include:

  • Cabins: 129 rentals available
  • Cottages: 129 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 78 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 Sister Bay?

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