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Ephraim Shores Resort cherry season in Door County

Fun is ripe for the picking during cherry season in Door County

Grab your bucket! It is almost time for cherry picking. Mid-July and early August are prime time for cherry season in Door County. With tart varieties for baking and sweet varieties for snacking, Door County famously supplies millions of pounds of cherries every year.

It is the pits if you missed the cherry blossoms in May but you can reap the benefits of those beautiful flowers this month. Pack up the family and head to Door County for cherry picking. Ephraim Shores Resort is a kid-friendly resort in Door County ready to host your family.

All things cherry season in Door County

With plenty of spring rain, cool nights, and sprinkle in some sunshine, growing seems to be running on schedule this year for the cherry season in Door County. Check out the cherry blossom report which will let you know what stage the cherry trees are in before you head up the peninsula.

There are many orchards to choose from to pick your own during cherry season in Door County. Choice Orchards has cherry picking, a market, picnic tables for lunch and an orchard museum. If you want to see a farm and cannery in action, head over to Seaquist Orchards for a guided tour and take your pick of sweet or tart cherries. For an easy experience, Meleddy Cherry Farm will pit your freshly picked cherries on site.

Lautenbach’s Orchard Country has tart cherry picking, a market and a cherry pit spitting record that is begging to be broken. A guided wine tour, wine tastings and flights are available as well. Wood Orchard Market and Grandma Tommy’s Country Store have unique cherry products like cherry hot sauce, donuts, fudge, spices and salsas.

Attend Cherry Fest on August 6, 2022 for all things cherry, as well as artist booths, live music, a vintage car show and a penny hunt for the kids. Call Ephraim Shores today for availability during cherry season in Door County.

Ephraim Shores Resort: A waterfront Door County resort for the whole family

Located in downtown Ephraim, with a private sundeck overlooking Eagle Harbor, Ephraim Shores Resort is the family-friendly resort for groups of all sizes. From our many room types to our beautiful waterfront location, Ephraim Shores has everything your family needs for the perfect vacation. Some of our amenities include an indoor pool and hot tub, and bikes for our guests to use. Contact us at 877-854-2371 or visit our website at to make your reservation.