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Bayfield, Wisconsin Travel
Things to see and do

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Bayfield Wisconsin Harbor View

Gateway to Madeline Island and the Apostle Islands, Bayfield, WI is the crown jewel of the Bayfield Peninsula. An active arts and crafts community, shopping, orchards, dining, sea kayaking, sailing, camping, fishing, and island cruises are among the attractions that make Bayfield a popular touring stop.

While there are interesting things to see and do at most times in Bayfield, we most enjoy the festive atmosphere of the annual fall Apple Festival - which draws up to 60,000 people during the 3 day weekend! See our Bayfield Events Calendar (below) for more ideas on things to do and see in Bayfield.

Bayfield winter attractions and events

During the winter and holiday season there are several Christmas and Holiday activities going on commencing with the holiday tree lighting ceremony on the day after Thanksgiving. The Rittenhouse Inn has a nice Thanksgiving dining and lodging package that we will catch this year. When winter arrives, there is cross-country skiing and downhill skiing at Mt. Ashwabay, the big Sled Dog race, the fantastic Bayfield Ice Caves and winter carnivals in Bayfield and Mount Ashwabay.


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Bayfield Apple Festival
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Bayfield Ice Caves
Bayfield Thanksgiving
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Bayfield Sled Dog Race
Big Bay State Park
Big Top Chautauqua
Ojibwe Big Top Fish Boil
The Iron Bridge
 Hiking & Nature Trail

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Mount Ashwabay
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Apostle Islands
Apostle Islands Cruise
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Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race
Meyers Beach Sea Cave Hiking Trail
Bayfield Sea Caves Boat Tour

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Madeline Island
Madeline Island Historical Museum
Madeline Island Ice Road
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Copper Falls State Park
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Bayfield Holiday Shop Hop Nov 25 - Dec 12
Madeline Island Holiday Boutique
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Bayfield Lake Superior Ice CavesAnnual Christmas Tree Lighting
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Holiday Spirit Gallery Tour
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Santa & Mrs. Claus arrives
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Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race
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Book Across the Bay Snowshoe & Ski
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Bayfield Winter Festival
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Spring Carnival - Mt. Ashwabay
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Other Thanksgiving, Christmas & Holiday Activities at the Stage North Theatre & Rittenhouse Inn

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Bayfield residents have done a fine job preserving the historic character of the town. A number are listed on the National Register of historic sites.

 

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Among the historic structures is this 1912 Iron Bridge constructed by Wausau Iron Works. Underneath the Iron Bridge, there's also a neat little wooded hiking trail running up the ravine. It is so secluded it is hard to grasp you are only minutes from "downtown" Bayfield.

Downtown is packed full of interesting boutiques, funky restaurants & bars, outdoor recreation shops, art galleries & artisan shops, etc.

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Bayfield, WI Chamber and Visitors Bureau


The Bayfield Chamber & Visitors Bureau office is conveniently located downtown on Manypenny Avenue. They are the prime sponsor of AppleFest and are an essential stop for the Bayfield visitor to get useful advice, maps, brochures, and information on enjoying the Bayfield area.

Also see ScenicPathways.com - keyword search Bayfield for recent updates on interesting things to see and do in the Bayfield area.

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Visiting Madeline Island in the Winter via the Ice Road
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