Each item can be done on Madeline Island, except for Bayfield-based items marked with an asterisk.
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 shorelines.
Kayak, canoe, paddle, sail and boat.
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 trails.
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.
Relish quality food with your favorite drink or specialty coffee in locally-owned, non-franchised, eateries. Schedule catered meals in private rooms.
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 people.
* Cruise within the twenty-two islands that form the Apostle Islands National Wildlife Refuge. (Cruise link here.)

Click above to 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 Top Chautaqua.

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