|Leave worry behind when you board the ferry.
Celebrate a wedding and other special family events.
Listen to the silence and refresh body, mind, and spirit.
Bird and animal watch and take photos.
Walk, swim, and picnic on excellent beaches and rocky
Kayak, canoe, paddle, sail and boat.
Golf on an 18-hole course with breath-taking views.
Play miniature golf. Enjoy playground equipment.
Fish in the largest fresh-water lake in the world and
in Big Bay Lagoon.
Hike various wilderness trails within diverse forests.
Bike, roller blade, and roller skate on miles of safe
Ice fish, ice skate, snow-shoe, and cross-country
ski in winter.
Hunt deer and other game.
Dog-sled on the island or across the ice to other islands.
food with your favorite drink or specialty coffee in locally-owned,
non-franchised, eateries. Schedule catered meals in private
Laugh reading humorous signs around a notorious cafe.
Tour the island on a guided two-hour bus excursion.
Recall the wonder of small-town intimacy by visiting
various shops, many featuring works of local artists and craft
* Cruise within the twenty-two islands that form the
Apostle Islands National
Wildlife Refuge. (Cruise link here.)
visit the Madeline
Island Chamber of Commerce, and
learn of even more to see and do!
Learn from interpretive nature programs at Big
Bay State Park.
Visit the Madeline
Island Historical Museum, and immerse yourself in a state-of-the-art
video journey from Ojibway experience hundreds of years ago
to the present.
Enjoy music and art in various settings throughout the
year, including Sandstrom Center for the Arts.
Hear in the summer world-class string quartets at the
Madeline Island Music Camp.
* View the work of island artists, Madeline Island Art Waves
* Visit the Apostle Islands Museum.
* Experience an unforgettable evening enjoying a musical
under the mountain-top tent of Big