50th Annual Bayfield Apple Festival Draws Near

We are gearing up for another Bayfield Apple Festival, and this one is special: it’s the 50th Annual celebration of fall, fun, and of course, apples in Bayfield, WI! Here at the Rittenhouse Inn, we are busily making Caramel Apple Creme Puffs and getting ready to grill brats (with apple sauer kraut!) all weekend. We’re … Read More

Wedding Season is Underway in Bayfield

This is surely one of our most favorite times of year… Wedding Season in Bayfield, Wisconsin! Bayfield is fast becoming known as a Wisconsin Wedding Destination, and for good reason: the beauty of Bayfield and Lake Superior offer numerous locations for your ceremony and reception. The Rittenhouse inn and our historic properties are ideal Bayfield … Read More

Celebrating 35 Years in Business

As Wendy and I begin our seventh year as Innkeepers, we are excited to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of Old Rittenhouse Inn and Landmark Restaurant. As a child, I can remember the “big move” from Madison to Bayfield (dad let me ride in the U-Haul with him) and how excited I was to live in … Read More

Wine Tasting This Weekend at Rittenhouse Inn’s Landmark Restaurant

Make plans to join in this weekend’s wine tasting events at Rittenhouse Inn’s Landmark Restaurant, celebrating 35 years in business in 2011. Friday night at 7pm, join special guest wine expert Gary Binter for a “Zinful” evening with all you can eat appetizers and five delicious red Zinfandels (with repours of your favorites!) At 1pm … Read More

Margarita Island Dinner – May 21, 2011

Whet your appetite for a weekend of fun! Our Margarita Island Dinner features a playful island theme. Fresh fruit flavors are showcased in the form of delicious coladas, margaritas, and mai tais. (see menu below) Saturday: Margarita Island Dinner, 6:30pm, $75 Chef Keen spent several seasons living and working in Hawaii. He brings his knowledge … Read More