Our last visit to Algoma was almost a year ago, we were back again for a visit before heading to the Green Bay Packers game that evening. We have fallen in love with this Harbor Town and wanted to explore it more. Also, to retake pictures of the lighthouse since they didn’t turn out last year. We also visited several businesses we didn’t see last year.
A couple of the businesses were actually over the border in Door County. Since we love Door County too, it was good to cross over. Our first stop was Renard’s Cheese where Al bought some cheese curds, a popular snack in Wisconsin.
In the adjoining building is where they make the cheese. They were happy to take our picture by a rack filled with cheese wheels.
We then went up the road a little further to Weinke’s Market to look around and get some of their famous cherry pie filling. They are located 6 miles north of downtown Algoma.
They had freshly made Kolaches, a fav from Al’s Czech heritage, yum!
After that we headed back to the south side of Algoma to take a look at The Flying Pig . What a delightful place with art for sale and beautiful gardens outside. Also a cafe. For sale were beautiful souvenir stoneware mugs by Sunset Hill Stoneware for $20. I got one 🙂 See a video here to learn more. The red pig gracing the front of the building is named “Betty”.
Enjoy the garden, a winding path goes around a pond edged by shacks constructed in Door County.
Relaxing by the pond. we had a good time here.
Time for lunch! This time we ate at the Stadium Diner. What delicious food friendly atmosphere here. Owner Terry Hannah personally greeted us and welcomed us to Algoma. Strangers feel like friends here and aren’t strangers for long! Our burgers were delicious and we split Brownie a la mode. Yum! We’ll be back next time we visit.
If you come here, don’t forget to get some wine to enjoy lakeside at Von Stiehl Winery. They also offer tours and tastings.
Finally about 2:00 PM, it was time to take lighthouse pictures. Also got some action in the Marina, it was a beautiful day with few waves. The true color is right.
Algoma has much to offer, we look forward to coming back.
- More on Algoma (maureenglass.com)
- Lighthouse Day (acardwish.wordpress.com)
- Every morning I say I’m not going to take a picture of the lake today. And then I see this… (at City of Algoma) (toddlohenry.com)