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Door County…known for its 250 miles of shorefront, is a breathtaking setting for all of your recreational activities. Activities such as sailing, boating, parasailing, waterfront picnics, ice fishing, snowmobiling, ice skating and romantic sunsets are in abundance.

Shopping dilemma? Give the gift of Door County!


We know holiday shopping can be exhausting. At times it can feel impossible to get that “perfect something for everyone” on you gift list. This year let High Point Inn help you with your holiday shopping!

Looking for a gift for a family, a couple, or just someone you think needs a little time away? A Door County vacation getaway at the High Point Inn will be a gift to remember. High Point Inn offers great packages and specials that are sure to please anyone on your shopping list. Whether your gift recipients are interested in outdoor activities, shopping, art/galleries, family activities or simply unwinding, High Point Inn’s convenient Ephraim location offers easy access to all Door County has to offer.

Contact High Point Inn to purchase a gift certificate today!
Call us Toll Free: 800-595-6894 or Local: 920-854-9773 or send us an email at info@highpointinn.com


North Ephraim Movie Theater – Saturday, June 29 – DEAD WEIGHT – A zombiesque film – sort of

 High Point Inn is the proud sponsor of the Saturday night North Ephraim Movie Theater series and this Saturday’s film features a story layered on top of a zombie background. But that’s ALL WE’RE SAYING! Director John Pata will be in the house and ready to answer your questions following the film.

Watch an interview with the directors here.

And how is this for date night in Door County – the movie costs $5 and you can get an outstanding bag of popcorn for only $1! That means you can enjoy “date night” for under $15 dollars. Bring some lawn chairs or a blanket as the film is shown outdoors – RAIN OR SHINE – in the green space between the Red Putter Mini Golf course and Joe Jo’s Pizza in North Ephraim….See you there!


Need a great place to stay in Door County?
Call us Toll Free:
800-595-6894 or Local: 920-854-9773 or send us an email at info@highpointinn.com

Embrace Neverending Winter: Take a break this weekend in Door County at the High Point Inn!

Right about now we thought we would be talking about the Door County Half Marathon that is LESS THAN a month away. But never let it be said that we at the High Point Inn are not flexible. In honor of our new snow we are going to post a few photos to remind you that the High Point Inn is an excellent destination in ANY weather.


So come take a break. We still have some great off season specials for you to take advantage of, as well as the famous High Point Inn hospitality.

Sound perfect? We think so too. Call or email us today!

Call 800-595-6894  or email info@highpintinn.com for pricing and some restrictions may apply.

Celebrate the New Year in Door County!

Door County is the perfect place to celebrate a fresh new start in 2013.  Although winter on the Peninsula can be quiet, there will be plenty of lively places to celebrate this coming week!

Enjoy a delectable dinner at one of Door County’s fine restaurants!

The Log Den has their full menu plus some special extras (including live music from the Modern Day Drifters)

* The Waterfront in Sister Bay offers a beautiful view along with their gourmet New Years menu

* The Mission Grille , Alexander’s and The English Inn all offer fine dining for your celebrations!

There are even more options to be found at http://doorcounty.com .

You can also welcome in the New Year by taking place in Door County’s Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day in Jacksonport!

If you just feel like cozying up to welcome in the New Years we can help!  Here at High Point Inn we have full condo units that include a fully equipped kitchen, cozy fireplace in the living room and a relaxing whirlpool tub in the master bedrooms.  There will also be an afternoon New Years Eve buffet and party favors that are included with your stay!

Give us a call at 1-800-595-6894 if you have any questions about the coming New Years Eve celebrations here in Door County!


A Snow covered Door County! Better late than never they say!


Winter Wonderland: The courtyard at High Point Inn on March 3rd

Within just a few days the scenery in Door County  has changed completely!  We were beginning to get spoiled here with the spring-like days and mild weather patterns; a winter where hikes were more common than skiing or snow-shoeing!  We have yet to see how long this full snow coverage will last, but now is the time to enjoy the beauty of winter in Wisconsin!  The main roads have now been cleared after the storm; it isn’t too late to come join us in Ephraim at the cozy High Point Inn!


A Midsummer’s Eve in Door County’s Historic Ephraim!

Copyright • Dan Eggert Photo

One of the beauties of Ephraim is its ability to conserve a connection to the past.  The Ephraim Historical Foundation is an important part of the village of Ephraim.  The foundation helps keep the museums alive with interactive tours, to delve into Ephraim’s rich past and of course to continue the traditional festivals.

This coming weekend is the Fyr Ball festival.  This is a celebration of Midsummer’s Eve that follows many Norwegian traditions.

This year is looking to be even more exciting than years past!  There is live music, food, arts and crafts, a used book sale, fireworks, bonfires along the water and more!  This year there will even be amusement rides right next to the Red Putter, our neighbor here at High Point Inn.

This is a great time to bring the family to Door County for a fun filled weekend!  Join us at High Point Inn and you will just be a short walk or a trolley ride away from all the excitement!  We have the outdoor and indoor pool ready and the gas grills all set up!

Make sure to check out Ephraim’s website with all the details of the event! 

A Sunny May Day in Door County!

Today has been one of those spring days you wish you could hold onto.  In Door County the sun has been shining all day, the birds have been busy and people are taking the time to sit out and enjoy the day!

Soaking up the sun at the High Point Inn

The trees are blooming and soon cherry blossoms will be just around the corner!  There is much to see and do here in Door County now that the roads are clear and the sun is shining!  Even if you just want to sit back and relax, this is a beautiful time to see the Door Peninsula! 

At High Point Inn we invite you to join us this spring and relax on your own private patio or on our front porch that is perfect for days like today!  Make sure to check out our spring specials on our website and join us in celebrating the long awaited arrival of spring!

A DOOR COUNTY poetry contest at High Point Inn!

Here in Door County at the High Point Inn we are trying to liven things up a bit.  With the arrival of spring and the oncoming summer season we thought it would be fun to have a little acrostic poetry contest.

We are looking for acrostic poems about Door County and what it means to you!  The winner will receive a free night in one of our suites, a book of poetry by Door County’s own NORB BLEI (Paint Me a Picture/Make Me a Poem), a gift certificate from a local coffee shop, an empty journal to fill with future poetry and a pen!

Join us on Facebook for this poetry contest today!  Entries can be e-mailed to info@highpointinn.com along with name and contact information.  If you have any questions about the contest you can get more details on Facebook or give us a call at 1-800-595-6894.  We are looking forward to all the entries!

Birding in Door County: a reminder of spring

Even with the recent snow fall here in Door County there are still hints of spring all over the peninsula.  One of these reminders of spring is the birds that have returned.  In the morning you can hear the blend of bird songs and see them flying between trees. 

Birding in Door County can be a year round activity but starting in the spring and through the summer there are many varieties of birds to be seen.  One great place to visit and bring the family to learn and see more is Peninsula State Park.  This park features a great nature program that includes guided hikes and the White Cedar Nature Center.   On April 16th there is a specific hike that will be spent looking for certain species at Weborg Marsh.  There are also other great State Parks to choose from for making your own birding experience. 

I personally recommend visiting as many parks as you can and also taking a scenic drive along the many Door County back roads.  You never know what you might see!  Lately I have had a very beautiful cardinal visiting my feeder in-between the many loyal chickadees that stayed through the winter. 

Come join us this spring at High Point Inn!  You can even sit and look for birds (or just find some peace and quiet) on your own private patio.

A Fresh New Layer of Snow in Door County

Right now on the quiet and peaceful Door Peninsula there is a soft snow fall to match.  In Door County we have not had near the same amount of snow that has left many snowed in across the state, but we have gotten enough to remind us that it is, in fact, still winter in Wisconsin.   

With this most recent snow fall it looks as if we will have enough snow to really get out there and cross-country ski!  For updated ski reports go to Peninsula Pulse’s website for the Cross-Country Ski Report

The snow is also brightening up the peninsula and covering the brown that was recently uncovered, leaving wonderful sight seeing! You can take a scenic drive or simply pick your favorite coffee shop and take it all in over a warm drink.  For cozy drinks with a great view try Blue Horse Bistro & Espresso in Fish Creek or Espresso Lane in Baileys Harbor. 

If you can get away come join us at High Point Inn for a relaxing stay!  We have some great winter specials going on now, make sure to check out our website for more information or call us at 1-800-595-6894.