Getting to Know Our Peninsula People!
Door County Wisconsin not only has natural treasures and gems to enjoy, but also has some terrific people from artists to shopkeepers and innkeepers, from those who run cherry and apple orchards to farmers, from master fish boilers to ferry boat operators - Door County Wi has it all! In our Peninsula Profiles section, we intend to bring you more detailed information on some of Door County's most interesting people. After all, it's people who make the difference, and so many of the people in Door County add to its charm, mystique and wonderful ambiance. So let's go meet some!
Peninsula Personality Profile
Nick Dokolas, Owner and manager, Segway the Doors Tours
What’s your role with the business?
As owner and manager of Segway the Door Tours, I make sure that the FUN SEEKERS (those that make a reservation for a tour) and tour guides are taken care of to the best of my ability. I take reservations and answer questions late into the night and early in the morning on a daily basis. I monitor reservations and scheduling and occasionally get to do what I like best; give tours.
Where do you live?
I live in Green Bay, Wis., most of the time but occasionally in Sister Bay during the summer.
What’s a typical day like for you?
I start taking reservations in the morning. Throughout the day I monitor the business operations, assign tours for the next day, take reservations, and answer FUN SEEKER questions.
When you’re not working, what do you like to do in Door County?
I like to hike, disc golf, and take the Segway around.
I understand you are a former teacher; what attracted you to the tourism industry?
After I got married and first started coming up to Door County, I had a hard time finding fun things to do and interesting places to visit. When I learned that Segway tours were starting to pop up in the big cities, I thought it would be a perfect match for Door County. I really enjoy learning about and sharing the beauty and rich history of Door County and the Segway facilitates this.
You offer so many tours in Door County from Peninsula State Park to rural Egg Harbor; what makes this mode of touring special?
Segway Tours are great for everyone. Some people want to experience the beauty and history of Door County and some people just want to have fun on the Segway. On a Segway Tour with us you get to experience both. The reason we offer so many tours is because there are so many unique places in Door County that are worth learning about and seeing.
Why is Door County a good place for a glide?
Door County has historic and beautiful places and very little traffic on some roads. This is where I chose to offer Segway Tours.
Read our full Trusted Review of Segway the Door on DoorCountyNavigator.com