June through October, Bayfield area orchards offer fresh picked berries, cherries, pears, apples, vegetables and all the products made with these locally grown produce - ciders, jellies, jams, pies, mustards, maple syrup and more.
Hauser's Orchard is one of our favorite stops whenever we tour
the orchards on the hill above Bayfield
Fall, September through October, is one of our favorite times of year to tour the orchards. This is when apples are season and the fall colors are out. In year's past we've caught both during Bayfield's famous Apple Festival (traditionally the first weekend in October) One year we decided to stop by a week early to avoid some of the crowds. A bonus was also catching the Scarecrow Festival.
The orchards, area artisans, local businesses, and families all competed to create interesting, unique, and fun scarecrows to decorate the town and the region surrounding the town of Bayfield. The festival generally runs from early September to mid-October
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Fall Color Tour of Bayfield Orchards
The entrance to Blue Vista Farm, one of several orchards in the
highlands of the Bayfield Peninsula
< < < Fall color at Highland Valley Farms on Valley Road.
Apple Hill Farm is at the corner of County J and County I
We stopped in at Rabideaux's Orchard.
Our next stop was at the Bayfield Apple Company - whose scarecrow "Sunny the Sounder" welcomed visitors to their shop. We know their products through gift baskets at Wisconsinmade.com and sampling their tasty apple butter and apple mustard.
< < < We found a new mustard that tastes terrific - Deviled Red Currant Mustard.
You can see Lake Superior from the Hayloft at Hauser's
"Kids on the Farm" welcome visitors.
Scott Hauser (background) pours samples of his excellent apple and berry wines while Jo (foreground right) ponders the sample she just tasted.
Brief Stops at a few more Bayfield Orchards
More Links to Orchards and Bayfield Fall Festivals
This covers all the current apple varieties and produce that the local orchards are selling
More links to Bayfield, Ashland, Apostle Islands Area Places to visit, Interesting things to see and do see:
SuperiorTrails.com - Reinhold Development - 2017
Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race is an entertaining family winter event.
Take a scenic drive of
farms and orchards in the Bayfield area are open for fall produce.
See the lighthouses on an Apostle Islands Cruise.
Lake Superior Camping
& Campground Directory
Lake Superior Circle Tour Route