State parks and roadside cherry stands keep visitors coming back to this famed peninsula, 45 minutes northeast of Green Bay. Door County booms in summer and mellows slightly in fall. But it’s a popular destination anytime of year: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/wisconsin/door-county/two-day-getaway-door-county/ #doorcounty #wisconsin
Door County Driving Tour This 90-mile route samples the best of this compact area's attractions, including a ferry trip to Rock Island. Water defines the Door Peninsula, a finger of land that juts northward between Green Bay and Lake Michigan. In fact, you're never more than 10 minutes from a view of the lake or the bay when you visit this northeasternmost section of the Badger State.
Grace O’Malley, (Gráinne Ní Mháille), Ireland’s Pirate Queen was a woman of fire and adventure. She was a pirate, mercenary, chieftain and noblewoman in her lifetime. Born in 1530 at Clare Island Castle in Clew Bay, County Mayo, Ireland, she is commonly known by her nicknames “Granuaile” and “The Sea Queen of Connaught” in Irish folklore and history.