Bayfield, Wisconsin is a delightful vacation destination in northern Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Superior. Bayfield is a popular destination for travelers from the Midwest and is withing driving distance from Chicago, Milwaukee and Minneapolis. The small city is a terrific overnight, or weekend destination.
The fall colors will be starting the annual show soon. Colors in the northern part of the state tend to change earlier than in the southern part of the state. Plant a fall color drive to see a beautiful fall show, with Bayfield as the destination. There are special events in Bayfield, to make a getaway even more fun. This fall Bayfield will feature the Bayfield 12th Annual Lighthouse Celebration, Bayfield Apple Festival, and the Scarecrow Festival and Orchard Tour.
Bayfield 12th Annual Lighthouse Celebration – Keeper of the Light
September 5 – 26. 2007.
Special Lighthouse cruises and tours of the beautiful, historic Apostle Islands Lighthouses.
Bayfield Apple Festival,
The Bayfield Apple Festival, in Wisconsin will be held October 5-7, 2007. The popular festival is listed among the “Top Ten Autumn Festivals in North America” by the Society of Travel writers. Bayfield’s festival attracts more than 60,000 annual visitors to the small picturesque town on the hillside overlooking the Apostle Islands. Over 45 orchards and food booths sell apples , apple desserts and delicacies from Bayfield. Visitors to Bayfield will be able to enjoy treats such as caramel apples, apple pies, apple tortes, apple dumpling, apple tarts, apple sundaes, apple cider, and bushels of apples.
The festival will feature carnival rides, “Best of the Big Top”, Bayfield Carnegie Library Book Sale, Apostle Islands Cruise, Scavenger Hunt, Maritime Museum, Bayfield Firemen’s Fish Boil, Live Entertainment, Pony rides, Venetian Boat Parade, and much more. Children will love the carnival with games and rides.. The Venetian Boat Parade will light up the shore on Saturday evening. On Sunday the Grand Parade will feature the 500 member Mass Band as it marches in red uniforms to the tune of “On Wisconsin” Arts and crafts will feature the works of more than 150 vendor, so you can show for souvenirs and gifts.
Scarecrow Festival & Orchard Tour
September 15 – October 31.
Fall festival features the beauty of the fall colors and the bountiful harvest. More that 100 scarecrows are placed throughout the city of Bayfield and the orchards. Bayfield presents the spectacular fall colors in the small historic village on the shores of Lake Superior. There plenty for the family to do. Find scarecrows, pick apples, go an a hayride, ride a pony, visit a winery walk in a field maze, dance at a barn dance, scavenger hung, take a ghost waling tour and more.
Lake Superior is considered the largest pristine body of water in the world. The Apostle Islands are 22 islands is a National Park setting. Take a cruise to the Apostle Islands with the Apostle Islands Cruise Service.
Bayfield offers fun activities, including cruises, sailboat rides, hiking biking, shopping and golfing. The whole family can find something to do in Bayfield.
Bayfield has a variety of lodging options, including hotels, motels, inns, bed & breakfasts, and cabins
Bayfield is located in northern Wisconsin, on the shores of beautiful Lake Superior. Bayfield is an excellent weekend vacation destination for travelers from Chicago, IL, Milwaukee, WI and Minneapolis, MN.
Information subject to change. .