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Getting to the Old Rittenhouse Inn

For many years Bayfield has been known as a traveler’s destination. Whether you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway, or you’re sailing around the world, make your escape to our historic Bayfield, WI lodging, the Old Rittenhouse Inn.

From Minneapolis

From Minneapolis/St. Paul

Travel on Hwy (35) North toward Duluth, MN. Take Hwy (2), East from Duluth toward Wisconsin and follow to Ashland. Just before Ashland, take Hwy (13) North about 21 miles, to Bayfield.

From Duluth

Duluth, MN - Superior, WI

Quick Route: Take U.S. Hwy (2) East approximately 70 miles to Ashland, Wisconsin. Turn Left (North) on Hwy (13) and take 21 miles.

Scenic Route: Take U.S. Hwy (2) East through Superior, Wisconsin to Hwy (13) South. Take Hwy (13) South 60 miles to Bayfield.

From Minocqua

Minocqua, WI

Take Hwy (51) North to Ironwood, Michigan. Turn Left (West) on Hwy (2) 51 miles to Ashland, Wisconsin. Turn Right (North) on Hwy 13 for 21 miles to Bayfield.

From Green Bay

Green Bay, WI

Take Hwy (29) West to Wausau, WI. Head North on Hwy (51) to Ironwood, MI, then travel West on Hwy (2) toward Ashland, WI. In Ashland, go North on Hwy (13), about 21 miles to Bayfield.

From Chicago

Chicago, IL

Take U.S. Hwy (94) North toward Madison, Wisconsin to Hwy (51) North. Continue North to Hwy (8), then turn Left (West) 40 miles to Hwy (13). Turn Right (North) on Hwy (13) toward Ashland, Wisconsin. Travel (West) on Hwy 2 until reaching Hwy 13 again, which heads North to Bayfield.


By Air

Madeline Island Airport | 4 miles from Inn

Located 1 1/2 miles from the ferry dock on Big Bay Road. 3,000' paved and lit runway. Open year around.

J.F.K. Memorial Airport | 25 miles from Inn
Sanborn Ave., Ashland, WI 54806
(715) 682-7070

Duluth International Airport | 95 miles from Inn
Northwest Airlines
4701 Grinden Drive, Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 727-8791   (800)447-4747

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Humphrey Terminal
7100 34th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55450

St. Paul Downtown Airport
The St. Paul Downtown Airport (Holman Field), is located five minutes from the business center of St. Paul and 15 minutes from Minneapolis' core business district.

Full Service Operators: * Million Air 612-227-2966 * Regent Aviation 651-224-1100Ê * St. Paul Flight Center 651-227-8108


By Sea

Pike's Bay Marina 715-779-3900
Port Superior Marina 715-779-5360
Roy's Point Marina 715-779-5025

Old Rittenhouse Inn
301 Rittenhouse Ave
Bayfield, WI 54814
(715) 779-5111

Le Chateau an Old Rittenhouse Property
7 Rice Ave
Bayfield, WI 54814
(715) 779-5765

Rittenhouse Cottage
33 N. 4th Street
Bayfield WI 54814
(715) 779-5113

Landmark Restaurant at Old Rittenhouse Inn
303 Rittenhouse Ave
Bayfield, WI 54814
(715) 779-5112

The Best in Town. Bayfield's most luxurious place to stay.
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