Discover a selection of 141 vacation rentals in Sturgeon Bay, WI that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including kitchens and air conditioning. Prices start at $133 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Sturgeon Bay. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Fishing culture in Sturgeon Bay

Tucked into the middle of the thickly-forested Door Peninsula, Sturgeon Bay is a beautiful city of busy waterways and endless trees that transform into a wonderland of color every fall. Sturgeon Bay vacation rentals are close to the Sturgeon Bay, where a colorful stream of boats and shipping provides endless entertainment. Fishing and shipping are at the heart of Sturgeon Bay, and everything from the museums and restaurants celebrate the culture and history of this maritime area. Whether you love to get in on the action, or watch the bustle of the marina, Sturgeon Bay is a full of delights.

Things to do

Fire trucks and fireboats in Sturgeon Bay

The Farm is a great day trip for families, a living museum where kids can bottle-feed lambs, baby goats and piglets, and explore pioneer log buildings. The Door County Historical Museum allows children to sit in a restored 1920 fire truck and see a spectacular diorama of Wisconsin wildlife. Sturgeon Bay vacation rentals are close to cultural activities such as concerts in a restored barn and live theater at the Third Avenue Playhouse. Taking a trip aboard the historic Chicago Fireboat is a brilliant way to explore Sturgeon Bay while learning about heroic firefighters from 1937 to the present.


Horseback riding and cooking classes in Sturgeon Bay

From community fish boils to cooking classes and traditional Wisconsin supper clubs, the fresh fish of the region is celebrated with mouthwatering recipes to try. Sturgeon Bay vacation rentals provide ideal home bases from which to explore the region and discover elegant lighthouses, tour historic buildings and taste fresh produce at local farms and orchards. The gorgeous countryside beckons lovers of natural beauty with 100s of trails for horseback riding, cycling, biking and hiking, while cross-country skiing and exciting snowmobiling are an option in winter. In summer, the glistening waterways open for sailing, fishing and fun afternoons skimming the waves on jet skis.


Snowy winter and colorful fall in Sturgeon Bay

Straddling both sides of Sturgeon Bay on the Door Peninsula, the city of Sturgeon Bay is a place of cold, snowy winters and hot summers with humidity. Summer temperatures hover around 78 degrees during the day, but cool breezes blowing in off the bay make the heat easier to bear. Winter temperatures plummet to 10 degrees, and snowfall is moderate compared to other parts of Wisconsin, with about 49 inches falling throughout the season. Early fall is a beautiful time to visit Sturgeon Bay. With little rainfall, temperatures in the 60s and fall colors on display, it's worth the trip.

Natural features

Thriving waterfront in Sturgeon Bay

The city of Sturgeon Bay sits in the middle of the Door Peninsula, which juts out into vast Lake Michigan. Divided in half by Sturgeon Bay and Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal, it is home to an amazing fish population from Green Bay and Lake Michigan. Fisherman have the chance to catch Small Mouth Bass, King Salmon, Chinook Salmon and both Brown Trout and Lake Trout. A short 45-minute drive from the city of Green Bay, it is just over 2 hours due north of Milwaukee. With glistening, busy waterfronts and heavily-treed landscape, Sturgeon Bay is beautiful throughout the year.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Sturgeon Bay

Fly into Green Bay, WI (GRB-Austin Straubel Intl.), the closest airport, located 43.8 mi (70.5 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Sturgeon Bay, WI?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 141 vacation rentals around Sturgeon Bay. From 68 house rentals to 53 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a water-view property in Sturgeon Bay?

Everybody need a retreat sometimes. When the crazy pace of everyday life starts taking a toll, clear your mind and spend some time by the water. Vrbo has 50 waterfront vacation rentals in this destination. Open to more suggestions? Vrbo has heaps more options to search through, including:

  • 50 lakefront vacation rentals.
  • 47 shore-front vacation rentals.
  • 37 beachfront vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Sturgeon Bay?

Instead of getting a cookie-cutter, chain hotel room this vacation, you could just rent a whole house. You'll be a part of the neighborhood before you know it! There are 61 houses currently on Vrbo. Prices start from $175 per night. If that doesn't suit your squad's taste, we've got a number of other property types available, such as:

  • Cottage: 41 vacation homes. Prices start from $110 per night.
  • Cabin: 8 vacation homes. Prices start from $233 per night.
  • Apartment: 8 vacation homes. Prices start from $102 per night.

Can I stay in Sturgeon Bay in a large group?

Nothing comes close to meeting up with your old friends or spending time with your beloved relatives in a wonderful new area. What's best, Vrbo has places big enough for the whole crew. Cottage vacation homes are the preferred choice for larger sized groups, with 15 featured here. Rental accommodations in this area that can cater for large groups include:

  • Are you searching for vacation homes that can fit 6 guests? We have 29 that will suit. Prices begin from just $160 per night.
  • After a vacation property for 8 people? We have 21 that will be perfect. Prices begin at just $160 per night.
  • Seeking out properties for rent to suit 10 guests? You'll be thrilled to find out we have 13 that'll be perfect. You can secure one from just $193 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can bring along your dad, your sister and all your buddies to Sturgeon Bay.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Sturgeon Bay?

There are friends, there is family and then there are friends that become family. Write a new chapter with those who truly matter and plan a reasonably priced vacay with Vrbo. When it comes to getting your hands on an awesome deal, the first place you look ought to be Eames Farm. Here, Vrbo has 18 rentals at an average price of $145 per night. Another 3 Vrbo rentals are on offer in or around Little Sturgeon. With an average price of $165 per night, you're sure to get a deal worth telling your friends about.