How can you tell when it’s fall in Door County? The earliest predictor is when the fields and farms burst forth with glorious, golden sunflowers all around the peninsula, and they are starting to bloom now, Then there is indication from the major, fall farm crop, corn,  growing in abundance in sweeping farm landscapes Finally, there are apples, m-m-m, delicious Door County apples. Honeycrisps, Cortlands, Early Golds, Ginger Goldens, Golden Supremes, Jonathans and SweeTangos await your selection. Farm markets, roadside stands and grocery stores will be filled with all these Door County fall favorites. Pack your suitcase for early fall fun and head for Birchwood Lodge in Sister Bay. We’ll direct you to the best places to pick your own apples, or find some farmstands bursting with sunflowers and corn along the scenic back roads. For your fall adventure, call Birchwood Lodge at 866-854-7195 to reserve your suite, complete with comfy beds, gas fireplaces, and Jacuzzi whirlpool tubs. You can also reserve your suite online at