There’s so much to do every time of year, you simply won’t be able to experience everything in a weekend trip! Here are some of the main attractions in the area. 

  • Apostle Islands Cruises- Take a boat tour of the Apostle Islands and learn the history of the Apostle Islands and it’s lighthouses. 

  • Apostle Islands National Lakeshore - The leading agency working to preserve and maintain the Jewels of Lake Superior.  Learn how to hike, camp, or kayak to the islands safely. 

  • Beaches - Explore miles of pristine sand beaches across the Bayfield Peninsula. 

  • Big Top Chautauqua - Experience “Culture Under Canvas” by attending one of more than 60 performances throughout the summer months. 

  • Copper Crow Distillery - Visit the first native american owned distillery in the United States. 

  • Eckels Pottery and Fine Craft Gallery- Peruse the oldest pottery in Wisconsin featuring a work from local artists. 

  • Hiking - Explore miles of hiking trails across the Bayfield Peninsula with stunning views of Lake Superior and brownstone rock formations. 

  • Historic Downtown Bayfield - Stop in one of the many local shops and pick up items you won’t find anywhere else. After your shopping adventure, quench your thirst and grab a bite to eat at one of the fine dining establishments in downtown. 

  • Legendary Waters Resort and Casino - Million dollar views of Lake Superior throughout the facility make this facility a must stop.

  • Madeline Island - Hike, bike or drive around the largest of the Apostle Islands. 

  • Madeline Island Ferry Line - Walk, bike, or drive on board the Madeline Island Ferry which shuttles between Madeline Island and Bayfield. 

  • Mt. Ashwabay - Explore more than 40 kilometers of nordic ski trails or grab the family for some alpine skiing. Fat bike or hike the trails in spring, summer and fall. 

  • Sailing - Charter a boat for an afternoon of cruising around the Apostle Islands