Kayaking Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands

Kayaking the Apostle Islands Sea Kayaking is one of the best ways to get out among the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. There are several area outfitters who can put you onto some world class kayaking between May and September. If you’ve never been to the Inland Sea Caves north of Bayfield, (also known as … Read More

A New Cookbook for the Old Rittenhouse Inn

Here at the Inn, the excitement is building for the impending release of our new cookbook! After nearly two years of hard work, The Old Rittenhouse Inn Cookbook: Meals and Memories from the Historic Bayfield B&B will soon arrive. The book is a cooking tool and a souvenir highlighting the Bayfield area and the Inn … Read More

The Wilderness Act: A Wisconsin Retrospective

By Guest Blogger Mike Link On April 9 I stayed at the Rittenhouse to deliver an address at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center on the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.  This is a very significant legislative action which, like the Endangered Species Act, recognized the value of life beyond the human species.  Periodically … Read More

April 11-12: Red Wine Weekend at Old Rittenhouse Inn

Get ready for our upcoming 20th Annual Red Wine Weekend on April 11th and 12th. It’s our chance to share and enjoy fine wines, delicious food, and exceptional lodging in Bayfield WI.  Wine Weekend events are held at Old Rittenhouse Inn’s Le Chateau property, and at the historic Landmark Restaurant at Old Rittenhouse Inn. The … Read More

Jan. 31 – Feb 1: Red Wine Weekend at Old Rittenhouse Inn

Get ready for our Red Wine Weekend taking place Jan. 31 – Feb 1, 2014. 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 is a … Read More