Our historic B&B in Bayfield is proud to share press and media articles we have received. Here are some awards, links and media coverage we have earned over the years. We would be pleased to provide additional information, photos, biographies, or a scheduled interview to qualified publication representatives. Feel free to contact the innkeepers at frontdsk@rittenhouseinn.com with your requests.

Tips for a Weekend Trip to Bayfield, WI

“Old Rittenhouse Inn, Bayfield’s first bed and breakfast, provides Victorian charm, a graceful porch, and an elegant restaurant.”

25 Things to do in Wisconsin during the Holidays

“The Old Rittenhouse Inn’s Wassail Dinner Concerts are a Christmas staple in Bayfield. Three-course lunches and five-course dinners are accompanied by performances from the Rittenhouse Singers and holiday decorations around the historic Victorian home.”

Trip Tips: Things to Do in Bayfield and the Apostle Islands

“The Old Rittenhouse Inn’s Wassail Dinner Concerts are a Christmas staple in Bayfield. Three-course lunches and five-course dinners are accompanied by performances from the Rittenhouse Singers and holiday decorations around the historic Victorian home. ”

15 Great Midwest Winter Weekend Escapes

“Back on the mainland, warm your toes by the wood-burning stoves at the elegant Old Rittenhouse Inn”

Innkeepers are like professional Thanksgiving hosts

“When it comes to Thanksgiving, everyone expects a big meal. It’s a time of togetherness and turkey with guests at the table. It’s also the perfect time to sit down with some experienced innkeepers, bed and breakfast owners and chefs, people who open their tables and make their living hosting meals day in and day out.”

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17 Fabulous One Stop Weekend Escapes

“This Queen Anne mansion has luxurious rooms and suites with up-to-date amenities…Gas fireplaces, steam showers, whirlpool tubs and leather-padded window seats make guests feel pampered, while antiques and built-in bookshelves preserve the turn-of-the-last-century home’s feel.”

31 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways in Wisconsin

“Old Rittenhouse Inn is a romantic weekend getaway with twenty stylish, elegant and inviting rooms with a fireplace.”

Our Favorite Midwest B&B’s

“Stately Queen Anne architecture meets modern amenities on a hill overlooking Lake Superior. The exquisitely plush guest rooms seem to go on forever, and the dining room takes simple, seasonal dishes and infuses them with sophisticated flavor.”

7 Waterfront Towns Worth a Closer Look

“Set on the western coast of Lake Superior, Bayfield is the gateway to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. From here you can explore the sea caves and honeycomb-like hollows of Devils and Sand Islands and dive to the wreckage of century-old shipwrecks. ”

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15 Dining Recommendations for Summer Road Trips

“The sumptuous, tradition-minded Old Rittenhouse Inn… offers a brief glimpse into this lakeside town’s fat-cat era, especially from a perch in the dining room. ”

Old Rittenhouse Inn: Home Away from Home

“The Rittenhouse really is as magical as it seems to visitors. Jerry and Mary Phillips bought the former summer home of a Civil War general in the 1970s and remodeled it into the first bed and breakfast in Wisconsin.”

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

5 Fall Getaways in Wisconsin

“Back on the mainland, fuel your getaway with…a five-course dinner at the Landmark Restaurant in the Old Rittenhouse Inn. The elegant bed and breakfast offers lodging in three historical homes including two Queen Anne Victorians with stunning lake views.”

15 Vacation Spots You Probably Haven’t Thought of Yet

“Old Rittenhouse Inn should be your number one pick for Bayfield. Its rooms are luxurious and elaborately decorated, and it has a great onsite restaurant.”

Wisconsin’s 10 Best Places to Eat Local Cheese

“It’s not hard to find this adorable Victorian-era inn: just look for the twin red houses on the top of the hill a few blocks from downtown…Not only are local whitefish, apples, and cranberries on the inn’s dinner menu, but so are Wisconsin artisan cheeses, whirled into many dishes on the menu.”

The Sea Caves of Apostle Islands

“A historic bed and breakfast offering luxury suites, whirlpool rooms and standard rooms with Lake Superior views in two Victorian homes.”