Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Apostle Island National Lakeshore encompasses 21 islands and 20km/12mi of mainland. This is a popular area for hiking, kayaking, and sailing, with historic lighthouses and a beautiful natural setting. The most accessible lighthouse is Raspberry Island Lighthouse which has been restored and is open to the public.
Address: 415 Washington Avenue, Bayfield, WI 54814, United States
Madeline Island Museum, La Pointe
The Madeline Island Museum began in 1955 by Leo and Bella Capser of St. Paul. Island residents contributed to build an extensive collection of artifacts from resident and amateur archeologist Al Galazen. The site consists of portions of the American Fur Company building, an old barn, the former La Pointe town jail, and the Old Sailor's Home.A notable exhibit at Madeline Island Museum is the fur trade display, the fur trade began in the area in 1659.
Apostle Islands - Hokenson Fishery Historic Site
The Apostle Islands Fishery Historic Site provides insight into the early days of fishing on Lake Superior. Interesting exhibits, maritime equipment, tools and the history of the Hokenson Family are all presented. Guided tours are available throughout the day.
Apostle Islands Cruise Service
The best way to see the Apostle Islands is by water. The Apostle Islands Cruise Service provides a variety of cruises in and around the islands. The cruises pass by some spectacular scenery on Lake Superior including cliffs and lighthouses. Be sure to call to confirm cruise times and prices.
Hayward, in north-western Wisconsin, is the scene of the lumberjacks' world championship, held annually on the last weekend in July."Woods, water, and world class events", that is how Hayward bills itself, and with good reason. Opportunities for four season outdoor activities are right at their doorstep. Great fishing, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing are just some of the things to do. Hayward is a popular place in the Fall when the leaves change colors and has three beautiful driving tours enabling visitors to enjoy them.
National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
The National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward is housed within a four and one-half story tall; concrete, steel and fiberglass, hand-sculpted Muskie. The museum is within the fish while the open jaw serves as an observation platform for up to 20 visitors. The Fishing Hall of Fame is surrounded by a nature pond.There are 4 buildings on the grounds that house fishing artifacts such as lures, rods and reels, and more than 400 mounted fish.
Located in Hayward, the Wilderness Walk allows families to enjoy the great outdoors. The attraction features farm animals, an animal nursery, and a Western Town. A gift shop and food services are all on site.
Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park, Danbury, Wisconsin
Fort Folle Avoine Historic Park recreates an Indian trading post from the early 19th Century. Log buildings and representations of the trading process are all on display in the exact locations of the original buildings. The Fort Folle Avoine Historic Park is spread out over 80 acres of woodland and tours take 2 hours.