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Our Story

Renee, Carrie, and Jen are full time residents of Door County. We are here to help make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. We love our Door want you to cherish this little piece of paradise as much as we do.  Whatever we can do to make your stay in Door County more relaxing and enjoyable, we are here to provide.  You can count on us for impeccable service.

Door County beach, vacaion concierge

Renee Sauer

Renee is a Wisconsin native and has been living in beautiful Door County with her husband and 3 kids for the past 7 years. They enjoy every bit of lakeshore and hiking trails that cover the beautiful Door. Her favorite DC place? Rock Island! With a background in research biology, she has a keen sense of attention to detail. Renee wants to bring you all you need for your stay in our amazing Door. Let her handle your details so you can enjoy the beauty there is to behold! Take back your time!

Co-founder & CE (Concierge Extraordinaire)

Carrie Tjernagel

Carrie is a Wisconsin native and for the past three years has lived in the Door County area with her 11 year-old daughter and husband. They enjoy exploring the area waters—fishing and boating. They also love hiking in the area State and County Parks discovering all the beauty of Door County. Carrie has been working from home for the past 9 years and is excited to bring Next Door Neighbor to the area—she knows how precious your vacation time is and wants you to enjoy all that Door County has to offer without the stress of the little things. Carrie brings attention to detail and excellent customer service along with her sense of humor and desire to keep things positive and fun.

Co-founder and CE

Jen Weber

Jen is a Door County native and lives with her son and husband in beautiful Southern Door. The Webers are die-hard outdoor adventurists and take advantage of all that Door County has to offer. They spend most of the year living on a boat, fishing, hunting, hiking, paddling and biking. They are foodies that make finding the best of the best D.C. has to offer a fun family adventure. Jen is a full-time teacher whose aim is to help you make the most of your vacation, whatever the season. Let Jen help you “live like a local” during your stay.

Co-owner and CE

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Thank you to Tammy and Art of Exposure Photography for the beautiful photos you took of us at Crossroads of Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay, Door County.

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