Tranquil Timbers Campground, Sturgeon Bay, WI

By Jimmy – July 21, 2020

Welcome Sign

Tranquil Timbers Campground

3668 Grondin Road

Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Phone: 920-743-7115

Web: http://www.tranquiltimbers.com

Rate: This is a Thousand Trails Campground and all rules and discounts apply. One note: When you reserve, only the Elite campsites have sewer. There is a honey wagon that runs each week for $15.00.

Rate Schedule: Seasonal Sites run between $2,600 and $4,200

Lot: This is a large sized park. The lots are gravel based and level. Almost all lots are back-in. The park is maintained adequately. There are ample mature trees.

Site Map

Amenities: Depends on getting a Standard (30 Amp Elect & Water), Premium (50 Amp Elect & Water), or Elite (50 Amp Elect, Water, & Sewer), TV – No; Internet – Extra Charge

Our Set-Up at Tranquil Timbers Campground

Other Conveniences: Showers, Bathrooms, Laundry, Playground for Kids, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Putt-Putt Golf, Hiking and Biking Trails. A Wal-Mart is 20-30 min away, depending on the draw bridge being up or down.

Other Inconveniences: No Fenced in Dog Walk Area

Front Office and Gated Entrance

Positives: The park is near the Sturgeon Bay downtown area with restaurants and shopping available. The location, though, is the largest positive of all. The campground located in Door County is excellent for summer activities: boating on Lake Michigan, biking and hiking trails, eating, antiquing, cheese, plus everything cherries. Door County is Wisconsin’s premier location for cherry production. This is a wonderful place to visit in the summer.

Swimming Pool
Putt-Putt Golf and Kids Playground

Negatives: Although this is a large park, two thirds to three fourths of the sites are taken by seasonal campers. This is not unusual for northern campgrounds. Having that yearly income keeps the campground afloat. The problem is that those sites are taken all year, so if you are coming in for a temporary stay, you need to make a reservation well in advance to ensure you can get in.

Seasonal Site complete with porch, outbuilding, sitting area, and landscaping
Seasonal Site for sale

Final Note: This park is set to accommodate seasonal campers. You will find folks especially on the weekends gathered around a fire swapping stories. I joined a few of their campfires, they are very curious about full timers, and traveling around the country. Join in; they are a great bunch with whom to converse. For temporary campers, plan to camp here for at least a week to see Door County and all it offers.

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