First Impressions of Bayfield: 1969

I’ll never forget Mary and my first sight of Bayfield. It was a sunny, warm day in June, 1969, when Mary and I drove in from the south and were mesmerized by the lake. Sparkling like a million diamonds, we were spellbound. The town was quiet, not the tourist haven it has become. There were … Read More

No Fooling… All Rooms $99 w/Dinner This Weekend | Ferry to Mad Isle Running

The Ferry to Madeline Island is Running! Schedule subject to change due to ice/weather conditions. Monday – Friday Trips leaving Bayfield: 6:15 am, 7:30am, 9:15am, 1:45pm, 4:00pm, & 5:30pm Saturday – Sunday Trips leaving Bayfield: 7:30am, 9:15am, 1:45pm, 4:00pm, & 5:30pm. No Fooling! All Rooms $99 w/Dinner For prices listed below, $99 refers to the … Read More

Bayfield’s Ice Road to Madeline Island

2011 will go down as another year when the “ice road” between Bayfield and Madeline Island was only open about a week. A long time resident of the Island has kept a calendar for the past fifty years on how many days he could drive across the famous “Ice Road.” It started with over 90 … Read More

Valentines Romance in Bayfield This Weekend

It may be chilly, but everyone knows this is the weekend for love! There are many options available for a romantic getaway in Bayfield, so here’s a few reasons why you should consider the Rittenhouse Inn and Landmark Restaurant for this special occasion. Romantic Valentines Packages: treat your loved one to the best of the … Read More

Red Wine Tasting Weekend November 12-13

There are still two rooms left for this weekend’s Red Wine Tasting events… and of course locals are welcome to attend the events “ala carte.” Complete packages include a Friday wine tasting and appetizer buffet, a Saturday afternoon tasting seminar, and Saturday evening’s six-course Red Wine Dinner, plus full breakfasts and server gratuities. Wines for … Read More