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Address: P.O. Box 274, La Pointe WI, WI 54850
Phone Number: 715-747-2801
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Activities: Sailing, Camping, Dining, Shopping, Swimming, Biking
Description: The largest of Lake Superior's Apostle Islands and the only one that is...
The largest of Lake Superior's Apostle Islands and the only one that is commercially developed.
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A great Island to visit for a day -

My friends and I went there during the soccer world cup and saw the final there. There are many great restaurant and bars to eat and drink. Walking and biking on the Island are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Otto B
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Waterloo, Belgium
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Waterloo, Belgium
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226 reviews 226 reviews
88 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My friends and I went there during the soccer world cup and saw the final there. There are many great restaurant and bars to eat and drink. Walking and biking on the Island are great. there is much to see!

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Minnetonka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I think it is the only place on the island so it is the BEST place to rent mopeds. The price was high, higher than other places we have visited but it ultimately seemed 'worth' it. We spent our time blasting around the island, through the parks,and would probably go again. We of course took the ferry across from Bayfield... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Such a wonderful place. We just took the ferry over and walked around the town. Visited the Bell street gallery, the library, Nebraska Row, and finished off with drinks at the Burned Down Bar,

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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

I love this Island, it's quiet yet very exciting with all the sights and sounds of paradise! Go there looking for an abundance of nature, to meet wonderful people, to drink and eat plentiful, and to simply get away from the daily grind. The beaches are stellar, outdooor activities abound during the summer months. Visitors are always able to find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This trip was one of the best vacations I have been on in a long time. Madeline island was an ideal setting for this four day yoga retreat. Amy Annis and her colleagues provided a bountiful, restorative and peaceful education that was approachable for beginners and advanced yogis alike! The food was amazing, the company even better, and the take... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My first time to Madeline was wonderful. The island is quietly beautiful and so welcoming. Something magical seemed to happen as we crossed the water on the ferry. I attended the Madeline Island Fall Wellness Yoga Retreat lead by Amy Annis. Our weekend was awe inspiring, empowering, loving, self-motivating and left me full of gratitude. So many wonderful women. The... More 

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We are outdoors people, so this is our kind of place. We have visited a number of times and stayed on the island about five different times. I never get tired of riding the ferry - even when it has been quite choppy. The state park has excellent rocky shoreline trails. The town park on the north side of Big... More 

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A quick day trip to Madeline Island proved to be fun! We ate along the shoreline of Lake Superior on a gorgeous day-- biked to the State Park and checked out the beach. The ferry ride over was quick and fun. Fall colors cooperated so it was a worth the 4 hour drive from Minneapolis.

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St.Paul, Minnesota
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514 reviews 514 reviews
158 attraction reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

There is LOTS to do here if you are open to a lovely non-urban experience. A few examples: Very nice small museum, beautiful camping sites, bike riding, hiking, kayaking, even a very pretty golf course. This is NOT a busy attraction filled urban area so it won't be for everyone. But if you are ready for this kind of place,... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We went camping for 3 days on this island. Very beautiful hiking, it was fun having to take our car out on the ferry boat to get there. We enjoyed watching a shooting star shower from the beaches on the island. I highly recommend this if you are exploring the shores of Superior.

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