Egg Harbor, WI
Lat: 42° 02.870 Long: 087° 17.018
Established in 1861, Egg Harbor WI is a mecca for those who sail the waters of Wisconsin's gorgeous Door County waters. This beautiful town (which includes the Village of Egg Harbor within its bounds) is a delight to visit. Its new marina is tangible evidence of its popularity and the residents' committment to visiting sailors. Egg Harbor is a great place to relax and explore the many shops and attractions in this beautiful county. Door County itself is a stunningly beautiful peninsula, considered one of the top holiday destinations in the United States.
The approaches to Egg Harbor WI are clear. It sits at the bottom of a deep bay. It is open to northerly winds but protected from all other directions. The municipal marina is marked with a Fl GREEN light.
MARINAS, YACHT CLUBS, MOORINGS, ANCHORAGES
Egg Harbor Marina (920) 868-2048 VHF 9
Egg Harbor Marina is a municipally-owned marina. It has been completely rebuilt with millions of local tax dollars. There is space for over 70 vessels and transient docking for up to 10. There is a fuel dock (diesel and gasoline) and a pumpout station. There is water, poer and cable TV at each slip. A new building houses restrooms, showers and laundry facilities.The marina has a pavillion on the grounds as well as BBQ grills, and a deck. Internet access is available. The marina is steps from the downtown and provides easy access to all of the shops, restaurants and pubs.
Alpine Resort (920) 868-3000
The beautiful Alpine Resort has a dock that can take several transient sailors. It is located to the east of the municipal marina. There is no fuel dock or pumpout station. There is power available but no other services.
Anchorage The area between the municipal marina and the Alpine Resort is a sand bottom. It can provide good holding except when the wind is out of the nE to NW.
REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, PROVISIONING, BANKS/ATM's
There are no repair facilities available in Egg Harbor WI.
The nearest full-service boat yard is Yacht Works Marina (920) 854-2124 in Sister Bay, approximately 14 nm north of Egg Harbor. They can provide emergency repair services as well as a full range of engine, mechanical and hull repairs and maintenance.
Main Street Market is about a block from the marina and is a full-service grocery store with backery and deli sections.
Baylake Bank has a branch in Egg Harbor with both teller and ATM service.
There are no medical services in Egg Harbor WI.
North Shore Medical Clinic (920) 868-3511 is located in Fish Creek, approximately 9 mi/15 km north. Door County Memorial Hospital (920) 743-5566 is located in Sturgeon Bay, about 17 mi/27 km south.
The closest pharmacy is Palmida's (920) 854-9182, located in Sister Bay, 15 mi/24 km north.
PLACES TO EAT
Egg Harbor WI has a number of good restaurants and pubs. Check out Shipwrecked, a brew-pub with excellent cuisine and craft beers brewed on-site. Grant's Olde Stage Station boasts over 100 beers to sample, all accompanying a tasty roadhouse menu.
The Hof Restaurant in the Alpine Resort has an excellent menu with a Swiss/German flavour. The restaurant and pub overlook the bay with its stunning views.
For those with a sweet tooth, don't miss the Chocolate Chicken! For over 30 years, they have been handcrafting mouthwatering chocolate treats.
THINGS TO DO/SEE/VISIT
Egg Harbor WI is a delightful place to visit. There are shops and boutiques to explore, the Egg Harbor Fun Park to visit, especially if you have children on board and the Plum Loco Animal Farm.
Ever wonder about being a sculptor or what goes into making a piece? Pop in to Young At Heart Pottery and try your hand - literally. At the end of the day, you may have some brand new and very special personal mugs for your boat - and a unique memento of your visit to Egg Harbor. There is also the Egg Harbor WI tourism site that will give you many ideas on getting the most of your visit.
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