January in the new year is the time when many people make resolutions about improving their health and well-being, for breaking bad habits, or for seeing and doing new things to experience. I’ve got some resolution suggestions that you can make that will be different, interesting, exciting and awe inspiring under the heading, “I resolve to visit Door County and …: January 1st–participate in the Polar Bear Plunge in Jacksonport, Februaury – have a romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day (check out our Valentine’s Special), March – Enjoy the best corned beef and cabbage dinner for St. Patrick’s Day at Coyote Roadhouse, April 20-22 – bring the family for all the fun Easter activities in Sister Bay at the waterfront Park and around town, May – come up the third week of the month for the cherry blossom time, June – participate in (or watch) the Peninsula Century Spring Ride Classic bicycle race, July – definitely watch the July 4th parade in Baileys Harbor, and ooph and aaah about the fireworks all around the county from July 2nd – 4th  August – bring your blankets and swimming gear for a fun day at the beach at the waterfront park, and the Festival of the Arts in the park, September – it’s Marina Fest weekend in Sister Bay (Aug. 30 – Sept. 2), food, fun, boating activities and fireworks, October – come to the “Granddaddy of all festivals, Fall Fest in Sister Bay (Oct. 18-20) fantastic food, kiddie rides, art fair, live music at outdoor venues, a parade, and more fireworks, November – be daring and wear an inventive hat/costume and march in the Egg Harbor Thanksgiving Parade, December – Come up for the activities and wonderful sights and sounds all around Sister Bay. So, with that list of resolution ideas, by December 31, 2019, you will have improved your health and well-being, created new habits for excitement and adventure in Door County that you hadn’t seen or done before. When you stay with us at Birchwood Lodge in any of our beautiful suites and other lodging units, you’re within walking distance, or just a short bike ride/ccar trip to all of the activities mentioned. Now, raise your right hand and say the following statement out loud, “I resolve to contact Birchwood Lodge (toll-free at 866-854-7195, or online at www.birchwoodlodge.com) to make reservations for exciting vacation opportunities, and to observe experience or participate in and enjoy some things that I haven’t done before. We’ll help you stick to your resolution in all the best ways we can. See you next year!