Are you an exercise junkie, worried that when you’re on vacation up here in Door County you won’t be able to get in your daily workout in when you stay in a hotel? Not to worry. Birchwood Lodge in Sister Bay (reservations at 866-854-7195, or online at has an exercise room that has everything you require for your cardio exercise and weight training routine. Conveniently located near the indoor pool, the Fitness Room has treadmills, a stair-climbing machine , rowing machine, stationary bike and a recumbent bicycle for cardio workouts. There are also free weights with dumbbells and barbells available, and a multi-station workout machine for upper and lower body isolation exercises. After your workout you can freshen up in the men’s or women’s locker room, then take a dip in the indoor (and outdoor pool, June through September) pool with attached whirlpool spa or sauna. Need some scenic beauty during exercise? You can jog or bike (we provide bicycles free for guests) from the front door of Birchwood Lodge down to the spacious and beautiful beach/marina/waterfront park downtown. Refresh yourself with a dip in the bay, try paddle-boarding (rental available near the beach or at Bay Shore Outfitters near the lodge) or rent a jet-ski for a zip along the shore of the bay. See, no worries. You can all the fun things you have planned for your vacation here and still fit in your exercise routine. Whether it’s a matter of sticking to your new year’s resolution to exercise more, or, just keeping your exercise schedule intact, you can do it here at Birchwood Lodge, Sister Bay, Door Count.