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Things to Do

Though The Holiday Music Motel is a perfect launching point for day-trips throughout the peninsula, it is also just mere steps (or a short drive) in any direction of the city’s finest galleries, shops, restaurants and nightlife making it an unbeatable place to stay in the heart of historic downtown Sturgeon Bay.

Below we have gathered names of some of our favorite places in close proximity to the motel. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please just give us a call and we’ll send ya in the right direction!”

One thing that everyone agrees on is how convenient everything is right from our front (or back) door!  The Holiday is a perfect launching point for day-trips throughout the county as well as a great place to just park your car and explore on foot!!! 

Staying at The Holiday means that you’re mere steps away–or a short drive–from several yummy options to help get your day off to a great start!

Papa B’s Food Truck
Kick Coffee
3rd Avenue Cafe
Morning Glory
5&J Coffeehouse
Get Real Cafe
Pinky Promise Coffee
Lawlss Coffee

When you stay downtown, great cocktails and nightlife are only a short walk away. Park your car and explore on foot. Don’t drink and drive.

Red Room
Door County Fire Company
Brick Lot
Stone Harbor Resort
Cherry Lanes Arcade Bar
Kitty O’Rileys
Greystone Castle
Waterfront Mary’s

From sunken ships to being home to some of this nation’s finest talent, Door County values its arts community and rich history. Discover nearby cultural hotspots that will enrich your experience!!!

Miller Art Museum
Popelka-Trenchard Glass
Margaret Lockwood Gallery
So-Mi Gallery
M3 Gallery
The Hours Gallery
Two Bridges Studio and Gallery

AMO Gallery
Artist Guild
Mona Lucy Gallery
Door County Maritime Museum
Door County Historical Museum

From antique treasures to contemporary designs, our small downtown is rich with unique shopping opportunities. Come see for yourself! There’s something for everyone!

Within Things
The Pearl of Door County
Novel Bay Books
Door County Traders
The Marketplace
Dancing Bear
Peninsula Jewelers
OtherWorlds Books
Bayside Bargains
Wilkens and Olander
Madison Avenue Wine Shop
Healthy Way Market

Experience the magic of live performances at our vibrant downtown theaters, just steps away from the Holiday Music Motel. Unforgettable entertainment awaits you! 

Third Avenue Playworks
Rogue Theater
Sturgeon Bay Cinema

Whether you’re looking to explore Door County’s rich cultural heritage, the many mom-and-pop storefronts, or something else, you’re located in the perfect place when you stay at The Holiday!

Sturgeon Bay Farmers Market
Door County Library
Harmony By the Bay
Shoreline Boat Tours
Bay Shore Outfitters
Door County Boat Rentals
Sturgeon Bay Sport Fishing Association
Sail Sturgeon Bay
Door County Adventure Rafting

Looking for something not listed here? please visit Destination Sturgeon Bay or Destination Door County for more information or give us a call and we’ll do our best to help you find what you’re looking for!


Step back into time with vintage-inspired decor, plush beds, and mod cons. Reserve your room today.

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