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For Door County Lodging on the Waterfront, Start with Ephraim Shores

Posted on: May 1st, 2015 by kiarolson No Comments

The Summer Breeze off the Bay is a Great Perk For Waterfront Lodging in Door County

door_county_lodging_on_waterfrontThe cool summer breeze off the bay and the sound of waves lapping against the shores make all the difference when it comes to the serenity of your getaway. In Door County, waterfront lodging is a much sought after amenity, and rightfully so. Make your getaway on the waterfront in downtown Ephraim, Wisconsin at Ephraim Shores Resort and Restaurant.

As far as scenery goes, Ephraim Shores is among the best. Blue skies and the blue waters of Eagle Harbor are accented with views of Peninsula State Park and Horseshoe Island. Opposite the water are the tree-laden hills of Ephraim, filled with galleries, restaurants and museums. The attractions of this city are plentiful. Shops, golf, and bike and hiking trails in addition to the above mentioned make Ephraim a great family vacation destination.

May and June are early season months for Ephraim Shores Resort. The fresh changing of the season is just as desirable as any for a getaway. Make reservations and come out now! Beat the crowd and check the family into one of our ten unique room styles.

This month in Door County is The Pink Classic Golf Tournament, May 31st, at the Horseshoe Bay Golf Club. Join the event and battle breast cancer one stroke at a time. Funds raised will benefits the Sue Baldwin Fund for breast cancer awareness, prevention, treatment and care.

Also, the Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay is debuting “Maid to Marry.” The play will show Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30PM and Sundays at 2:00PM starting May 14th.

Ephraim Shores Resort has been a family-owned establishment since 1969. It plays host to an indoor pool and whirlpool, wireless Internet access, an exercise room and a game room as well as the Second Story Restaurant, Ephraim Shores’ own addition to the rich selection of dining choices.

  • The Pink Classic Golf Tournament
    Sunday, May 31, 8AM Registration, 9AM Tee-Off
    “Hole prizes, “prettiest in pink” prizes, live music by Big Mouth & the Power Tool Horns, dancing, food, drinks, raffle, live auction and more. Proceeds benefit the Sue Baldwin Fund, which provides breast cancer screening, treatment and care for Door County residents who have an economic need. $125/player or $500/team.”
  • “Maid to Marry”
    Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30PM, Sundays at 2:00PM starting May 14
    “A romantic comedy with music based on Pergolesi’s classic La Serva Padrona. Set in the fabulous world of the 1950′s, it tells the farcical story of a wacky maid who sets her matrimonial sights on her boss. When her madcap schemes go awry, hilarity ensues. It’s I Love Lucy meets Mad Men in this zany romantic comedy with music.”

Get in touch with the Ephraim beachfront resort, Ephraim Shores Resort, and book a room by calling 920-854-2371, 887-854-2371, or by email at reservations@ephraimshores.com.

Spend Your Vacation at Ephraim Shores Resort & Restaurant, an Ephraim Beachfront Resort

Posted on: April 6th, 2015 by kiarolson No Comments

For a Beachfront Resort in Door County, Check Out Ephraim Shores Resort

door-county-wisconsin-resort-ephraim-shoresDoor County is home to over 300 miles of beautiful shoreline. On the bay side of the peninsula, between Fish Creek and Sister Bay you’ll find the treasure that is Ephraim, Wisconsin. On the shore, looking out over the bay of Green Bay and onto Peninsula State Park is your Ephraim beachfront resort: Ephraim Shores Resort and Restaurant.

Featuring ten different room types, Ephraim Shores is a destination for any occasion. In the heart of a village that hosts more than a handful of shops, galleries and unique restaurants, Ephraim Shores acts as your base camp for a wonderful Door County retreat. While staying there, this Ephraim beachfront resort gives you free access to bicycles so you can explore the scenic village in quaint style. Events like kayaking, golfing and visiting the village museums are only a pedal away!

This month in Door County is the Season of Blossoms – “A month long plus celebration of Spring. Beautiful blooming flowers, gardens, woods and orchards. Special events include self-guided tours, community celebrations with arts and crafts, food and music.” Don’t forget about the Sturgeon Bay Open bass fishing tournament as well as all of the other events going on all summer long in beautiful Door County.

Ephraim Shores Resort has been a family owned establishment since 1969. It plays host to an indoor pool and whirlpool, wireless Internet access, an exercise room and a game room as well as the Second Story Restaurant, Ephraim Shores own addition to the rich selection of dining choices.

  • Season Of Blossoms
    Through April and May
    “A month long plus celebration of Spring. Beautiful blooming flowers, gardens, woods and orchards. Special events include self-guided tours, community celebrations with arts and crafts, food and music.”
  • Sturgeon Bay Open – Bass Fishing Tournament
    May 15-17, 2015
    Sayer Park, Sturgeon Bay
    “Live weigh in, kids day, dock dance, drinks, food, and raffle.”

Get in touch with Ephraim Shores Resort and book a room by calling 920-854-2371, 887-854-2371, or by email at reservations@ephraimshores.com.

Bring Your Skates and Snowshoes to Ephraim Wisconsin

Posted on: February 17th, 2015 by staff 1 Comment

Winter Activities Draw Visitors to Use Ephraim Wisconsin Lodging

ephraim-wisconsin-lodging-esOutdoor activities always are among the most popular reasons to visit Door County. Whether it is the colors of fall, the serene beauty of winter, the blossoms of spring or the energy of summer, Ephraim, Wisconsin lodging is a destination regardless of the time of year.

Snowshoeing is a popular activity throughout Door County, and a number of parks offer guided snowshoe hikes or introductory classes. Most offer a limited selection of snowshoes to use, but you may want to rent some at a sporting goods store just to be on the safe side.

If you’ve never used snowshoes before, you might be surprised what a workout they are! The combination of using different muscles than your normal walking stride and the potential for wading through deep snow makes for an exhilarating adventure.

If skating is more your style, you’ll want to check out the Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Skate on Saturday, February 14, at the Sister Bay Sports Complex.

Reserve your Choice Dates Now

With the Ephraim Shores reservation book now open for the 2015 season, this is your opportunity to book your Ephraim, Wisconsin, lodging at one of the premier motels in Door County, Wisconsin. Call us at (920) 854-2371 or access our online reservation system at http://ephraimshores.com/.

Opening day at Ephraim Shores is Friday, May 1, with room rates only $80 per night that weekend. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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An Ephraim Waterfront Resort To Call Home

Posted on: July 23rd, 2014 by staff 1 Comment

Let Ephraim Shores Be Your Host for Door County’s Top Activities

cherries - Ephraim waterfront resort - Ephraim ShoresEphraim Shores guests will enjoy convenient access to some of Door County’s biggest events this month, highlighted by the Door County Triathlon and a wide range of entertaining festivals.

Door County offers something for virtually every interest during the summer, and the July calendar is packed with fun. We offer an ideal location as an Ephraim waterfront resort to make your visit memorable.

Book your Ephraim resort accommodations at Ephraim Shores using our online reservation system at http://ephraimshores.com/.

 

Cherry Season Festival – Sister Bay

Seaquist Orchards Farm Market in Sister Bay hosts this fun event on Saturday, July 26. Make your own cheery pie, participate or watch the fun at the pie-eating competition, and enjoy children’s games, pie-baking competition, live music and more great food.

Go to http://www.seaquistorchards.com for more information.

 

Summer Cherry Harvest Fest – Fish Creek

Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery & Market will host this family-friendly event from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 26. Featuring live music from The Johnson Project, visitors can enjoy free tours, wine and beer tasting, along with artisan booths, food and baked goods.

Your family will enjoy picking cherries, horse-drawn wagon rides, face painting, a jumping castle, cherry pit spitting competition and pie-eating contests. Go to www.orchardcountry.com for more information.

 

Door County Antique Show and Sale – Fish Creek

Sponsored by the Sister Bay Lions Club to benefit the Leader Dog for the Blind Program, the show features 35 professional dealers along with onsite crystal and china repair. The show will take place 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 24-26 at Gibraltar High School in Fish Creek.

Go to http://www.visitfishcreek.com for more information.

 

So Delicious So Door County

Make plans to enjoy the culinary delights of Door County Sept. 6 through Oct. 26. Join us in celebrating the bounty of Door County, along with art, music, attractions and great accommodations such as Ephraim Shores, your Ephraim waterfront resort.

Book your Ephraim resort accommodations at Ephraim Shores using our online reservation system at http://ephraimshores.com/.

Ephraim Shores to Celebrate Its 45-Year Anniversary Over July 4th Weekend

Posted on: June 27th, 2014 by staff 1 Comment

Prize Drawings Include a Free Night’s Stay at our Waterfront Ephraim Resort

Ephraim-SHores-45th-LogoHelp Ephraim Shores celebrate its 45th anniversary as a leading Ephraim resort by joining in the festivities over the Fourth of July weekend.

Sign up for prize drawings in the Ephraim Shores office that will take place Saturday, July 5, 2014. Enjoy a piece of cake for good luck as we give away some great prizes including:

  • Grand prize – 1 night stay at Ephraim Shores in 2015
  • Skyway Drive-in Theater tickets
  • Wilson’s ice cream cones
  • Free kayak rental
  • Ephraim Shores t-shirts
  • And more!

Ephraim Shores Welcomes Door County Folk Festival

The fun never stops in Door County, Wisconsin, during the summer, and July is no exception with one of the season’s most popular events for Ephraim Shores’ visitors.

The 35th annual Door County Folk Festival (DCFF) gives you a reason to extend your stay at your favorite Ephraim resort beyond the Fourth of July weekend.

This five-day music party begins Wednesday, July 9, and concludes Sunday, July 13. The festival features some of the top dance leaders, teachers and callers in North America, as well as musicians and orchestras that make Ephraim resorts the place to be.

Participate or just enjoy watching the fun as Ephraim, Baileys Harbor and Sister Bay play host to dancing, singing and playing into the warm Door County nights.

Book your Ephraim resort accommodations at Ephraim Shores using our online reservation system at http://ephraimshores.com/.

Ephraim Shores Gears Up For Opening Weekend

Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by staff No Comments

Second Story Restaurant Now Under Family Management

Not your average Ephraim Motel

With the arrival of spring weather (finally), the Ephraim Shores staff is opening windows and washing off the residue from a long, hard winter. Every spring brings excitement, and this year even more so as we celebrate 45 years as one of Ephraim’s premier motels.

You’ll want to take advantage of two promotions in getting your Door County vacation season off to a good start.

Ephraim Shores - DCHM - Ephraim motel lodgingThe first involves opening weekend, May 2-3, 2014, and the Door County Half Marathon. Be one of the first 20 people to book rooms for the weekend and select the room of your choice for $80. That’s $10 off the regular rate.

If you’re planning to visit a little later in the month, be one of the first 45 reservations for anytime during the May 9-31 period (excluding the Memorial Day weekend) and receive a free Ephraim Shores coffee mug when you check in.

We’re happy to announce the Second Story Restaurant is now under Nelson family management along with the rest of the Ephraim Shores property. Stop in and check out the great food during your visits to Door County

May is a great time to book an Ephraim motel room prior to the busy summer season. Use our online reservation system to book your room at http://ephraimshores.com/.

It’s Ephraim Shores’ 45th Anniversary, and You Get the Gifts!

Posted on: March 31st, 2014 by staff 1 Comment

Resorts in Door County Prepare for Spring Events

Ephraim-SHores-45th-LogoEphraim Shores turns 45 years old this year as one of Door County’s premier resorts, and we’re celebrating with two great promotions for our early-season guests.

The first 20 people to book rooms for the big May 2-3, 2014, Door County Half Marathon weekend can select the room of their choice for $80. That’s $10 off the regular rate.

In addition, be one of the first 45 reservations for anytime during the May 9-31 period (excluding the Memorial Day weekend) and receive a free Ephraim Shores coffee mug when you check in.

Ephraim Shores - season of blossoms

Ephraim Shores and the rest of the resorts in Door County are looking forward to the Season of

Blossoms that runs April 12 through June 8. The Door County landscape awakens from its winter slumber to explode in color with a variety of blossoms.

This is a great time to visit Door County and take it its charms prior to the busy summer season. Use our online reservation system to book your room here.

We look forward to seeing you this spring … and yes, it is coming.

Book Early to Secure Lodging in Door County

Posted on: March 7th, 2014 by staff No Comments

Spring is Coming Eventually … Really, It Is

Ephraim ShoresDespite a stubborn Old Man Winter who doesn’t realize he’s overstayed his welcome, the color green will make a return appearance to Door County before you know it.

Savvy visitors know it’s a good idea to reserve their lodging in Door County before the snow melts to ensure access to prime accommodations. Your friends at Ephraim Shores are looking forward to a spectacular season, and we encourage you to make plans while rooms are available.

Door County lodging is in high demand the first week of May for the running of the Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5K, scheduled for May 4. Use our online reservation system to book your room at http://ephraimshores.com/.

We expect a full house for this fun weekend. Ephraim Shores offers one of the most convenient locations in all of Door County lodging to take in the races and enjoy the return of spring to Wisconsin.

Early spring is a great time to take in the sights, great food and relaxing vibe of Door County before the busy summer season. We hope to see you soon!

Ephraim Shores January 2014 Happenings

Posted on: January 10th, 2014 by staff No Comments

Polar Vortex Leaves Motels in Door County in the Deep Freeze

Winter Offers Its Own Brand of Beauty

The surge of frigid air that swept through the eastern half of the country in early January made it colder at Ephraim Shores and other motels in Door County than the North Pole. Really, it did.

Local residents stayed bundled up inside as temperatures plunged to 15 to 20 degrees below zero, and brisk winds made it feel like closer to 45 below zero. That’s cold even by our standards!

For those bold enough to brave the elements, the bright white of sun-splashed ice and snow provides a clean canvas for nature to create some beautiful scenery. If you’re able to make the drive up here, you’ll see a version of Door County that is very different from that of the busy season.

It’s gorgeous, and we wouldn’t trade it for the world.

Online Reservations Now Open

Door County Half MarathonBook your room at Ephraim Shores early for the Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5K runs, scheduled for May 4. Our online reservation system is now open for the 2014 season at http://ephraimshores.com/.

We expect a full house for this popular weekend, and we would be honored to have you stay with us. Ephraim Shores offers one of the most convenient and comfortable places to enjoy one of the first big races of the season of any resort or motel in Door County.

Ephraim Shores Summer contest!

Posted on: June 19th, 2013 by kiarolson 6 Comments

It’s time for our summer kick-off contest and help us celebrate our 44th year in business!

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All you need to do is “Like” us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, then post a comment on this blog post or comment on our facebook posts. Anyone who does is automatically entered into the random drawing to be held on July 1, 2013.

The winner will receive:

  • 2 tickets to the Skyway Drive-In
  • 2 cupcakess from Cupcake Heaven
  • $10 gift certificate to Wilson’s

Drawing July 1, 2013

Updated 7/8/13

Congratulations to Sue Martin, our winner!

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Waterfront lodging in Door County’s most scenic village – Ephraim

Ephraim Shores Resort and Restaurant

Ephraim Shores is the waterfront family destination in Door County that you’ve been looking for! With all the amenities you need, plus walking distance from shops, restaurants and outdoor sports, this Ephraim resort is worth the drive. We are located on beautiful Eagle Harbor overlooking Peninsula State Park. Along our shorefront, we have a private sun deck that allows our guests to relax and enjoy a spectacular view of the breathtaking sunsets Ephraim has to offer.

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