A day in the life of a Door County Autumn Mid-Week Guest….

Autumn weekdays in Door County are something to be treasured. The beauty is the same but the setting offers a friendly but relaxed attitude. There is something to be said about getting a table right away at Al Johnson’s and not having to salivate while your watching other people with their pancakes. However, just because […]

In memory of Door County icon Al Johnson

This weekend Al Johnson, the Door County entrepreneur who put goats on his roof and in doing so helped bring tourists to Door County passed away. Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant was almost always on visitors “must go” list since he opened his doors in 1949. In honor of this iconic man who did so much […]

An iconic Door County restaurant turns 60 in Sister Bay

This past Saturday a celebration took place at the waterfront in Sister Bay. Employees from the past 60 years gathered to salute Al Johnson and the famous Door County restaurant he started 60 years ago this year. The High Point Inn salutes Al, his wife and business partner Ingert and their family, on this momentous […]