Created: 01/24/2008 5:03 PM


Bayfield, Wisconsin is a four and a half-hour drive from the Twin Cities. If you'd like more information about the area, you can view Bayfield's link for visitors, and some information from the state tourism department here:

There are many charter boat services to the Apostle Islands from Bayfield. We used Superior Charters to visit Karen Halbersleben on Michigan Island:

We featured the Sea Scouts of the SSS Mendora in West St. Paul. If you'd like more information about their organization, plus general information about the Sea Scouts, a division of the Boy Scouts of America, click here:

We visited several spots around the Bayfield area for fun things to see and do. If you'd like more information about the Northern Great Lakes Center, click here:

For information about the Pinehurst Inn, click here:

For information about the restaurant on Main Street called Greunke's Inn, click here:

For more information about the Big Top Chautauqua and their schedule of performances and ticket prices, click here:

The president of Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin was a National Park Service volunteer at the lighthouse on Michigan Island. For more information about Northland College, click here:

For information on how to become a volunteer, you can contact the National Park Service for the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.

We featured pieces of artwork and flooring made from ancient, salvaged logs.  For more information about Timeless Timber, located in Ashland, Wisconsin, click here:

Our "On the Road" crew stayed at the Bayfield Inn in Bayfield, Wisconsin. For more information on this and other lodging around the area, here are a couple of links:

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