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Bayfield, WI Golf Package :: Superior Views and Accommodations

Old Rittenhouse Inn's Apostle Highlands Golf Package Does your idea of a relaxing vacation include playing a round of golf with gorgeous views of Lake Superior? Old Rittenhouse Inn partners with Apostle Highlands Golf Course to offer a “Stay ‘n’ Play” lodging & golf package allowing you to experience breathtaking Bayfield golf with views of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands. Old Rittenhouse Inn’s Golf Package is valid anytime during the season. This convenient package allows you to enjoy 18 holes with a cart during your stay at Old Rittenhouse Inn, Le Chateau, or Rittenhouse Cottage. Imagine waking up to a delicious two-course gourmet breakfast,Read More »

Apostle Islands Sailing Adventures :: Lake Superior Couples Getaway

SailRex525Sailing the Apostle Islands is an ideal way to experience Lake Superior’s National Lakeshore Wilderness Area. Part of the beauty of sailing from Bayfield is the sights and points of interest begin as soon as you leave the dock. The Dreamcatcher Sailing Company’s “Afternoon Sail” is a perfect introduction to the joys of sailing. Old Rittenhouse Inn created a convenient Sailing Package for Couples that makes it easy. With your experienced captain at the helm, set sail from Bayfield city dock in the afternoon on a 2 - 2.5 hour sailing excursion among the famous Apostle Islands. Refreshments are included, and you are welcome toRead More »

Sunday, April 5th: Easter Brunch at Old Rittenhouse Inn

Restaurants open Easter SundayEaster Brunch at Old Rittenhouse Inn Easter Brunch is a longstanding tradition at Old Rittenhouse Inn's Landmark Restaurant since the days when Mary Phillips cooked every meal that went through our kitchen door. On Sunday, April 5th, our team of chefs and servers will focus all their skills and attention on just one thing: presenting the most fantastic Easter Brunch you are likely to find in the north woods. Easter Brunch at Old Rittenhouse Inn is a 3-course meal that starts with mouthwatering fresh bakery and a choice of two starters: mixed Greens with Strawberry Champagne Vinaigrette, shaved Parmesan and crispy fried Scallions OR poachedRead More »

April 10-11: Red Wine Weekend at Old Rittenhouse Inn

Get ready for our Red Wine Weekend taking place April 10-11, 2015. Enjoy fine wines, delicious food, and exceptional lodging in Bayfield, WI. Events are held at Le Chateau, a sister property of Old Rittenhouse Inn, and the historic Landmark Restaurant at Old Rittenhouse Inn. The highlight of the weekend events is a 6-course dinner with wines specially selected by the weekend’s guest host, Gary Binter, to match each dish.   Make It A Weekend! Discount weekend lodging packages include: Friday Zinfandel tasting & appetizer reception A Saturday afternoon tasting of 6 Big Bold Red Blends Saturday evening’s 6-course Pinot Noir Dinner Server Gratuities forRead More »

Lake Superior Ice Caves to Open in 2015 :: Wisconsin B&B

IceCaves_Jerry_NelsonLake Superior Frozen Ice Caves to open Saturday, February 28 Last year, the phenomenon we call the ice caves drew in some 120,000 unexpected visitors to the Bayfield Peninsula from mid-January until mid-March when the National Park Service closed the official access to the caves. This year, mother nature has been more finicky, with wind storms blowing out the forming ice on several occasions. The word on the street was that the Lake Superior Ice Caves would not be accessible this year. Then, after a weeks-long cold snap, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore announced on Wednesday, Feb. 25 that the Ice Caves will open onRead More »