Wisconsin’s Schooner Coast Leads to Door County Sailing

Leave the interstate behind and wind your way along a sixty-mile scenic stretch of Lake Michigan coastline.

Map of Wisconsin's Schooner CoastTo tour the Schooner Coast, simply begin in Manitowoc on Maritime Drive. Take Maritime Drive. to Highway 42, which leads to Two Rivers, Kewaunee and Algoma. Out of Algoma, take Highway S to Highway U to Sturgeon Bay.

Along the way, you’ll experience the sights and sounds of Lake Michigan – quaint harbor towns, towering lighthouses, schooner shipwrecks and inviting sand beaches. Pause to fish on a pier or charter a sailboat. Walk along a boardwalk and visit a fishing shanty. Enjoy miles of hiking and biking trails that meander along this great lake and its inland rivers.

Meet friendly locals who are eager to share their favorite fishing spot, walking path or supper club. Visit the following two nationally recognized maritime museums waiting to enchant your family with intriguing maritime tales and experiences:

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Door County Maritime Museum

Your Schooner Coast voyage begins now…