Kayaking and sailing are popular tourist activities in Bayfield wherein you can explore the spectacular sea caves in Lake Superior and tour around the Apostle Islands at your own pace. Kayak and sailboat rentals are available in Bayfield.
Get the most of your Apostle Islands experience by joining sightseeing cruises that will tour you around Lake Superior and lead you to the top attractions in the Apostle Islands. These cruises include excursions to visit the different lighthouses in Apostle Islands.
Eighteen of all the Apostle Islands provide spacious and well-kept camping grounds where you can enjoy different camping activities. These campsites also offer important facilities like showers and flush toilets to make your stay hassle-free.
One of the favorite destinations in Bayfield is Madeline Island. A ferry ride will take you from Bayfield to this beautiful island where you can enjoy swimming, hiking, biking, canoeing, and more. Madeline Island is an excellent place to relax and unwind.
Rittenhouse Avenue is Bayfield’s main street and is a great place for shopping, eating, or just strolling. The street is lined up with numerous boutiques, souvenir shops, and eateries. It also offers a picturesque view of Lake Superior and Madeline Island.
Get to know more about the interesting history and heritage of Bayfield in the maritime industry. The museum features a collection of nautical artifacts, shipwrecks, as well as demonstrations and hands-on activities that you can explore.
Bayfield’s Fruit Loop consists of more than 10 orchards, farms, and wineries. You can visit and drive from one orchard to another and enjoy activities like fruit picking and free product tasting.
Party and enjoy at any time of the year in this spacious tent theater that hosts various events like festivals, concerts, plays, and more. In summer, when the sky is clear at night, catch a mesmerizing view of stars and, if you are lucky, the Northern Lights.
If you are looking for a place to relax or have indoor fun, head straight to Bayfield Rec Center downtown. The center offers various facilities like a fitness gym, racquetball court, indoor pool, as well as a hot tub and a sauna.