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Bayfield Heritage Tours

Manypenny and Broad Street, Bayfield, WI
715 779-0299
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Ranked #10 of 17 activities in Bayfield
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Bayfield, Wisconsin
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for something interesting to do that is out of the ordinary, than the tours are super. I love the cemetary tour, and have been on all of them. Check it out when in town....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Our guide was a wonderful storyteller and historian. She made the history of Bayfield come alive, and was a pleasure to listen to. While you probably won't see any ghosts, you will hear many good ghost stories, and learn a good deal about the town's history. We very much enjoyed this tour.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

My daughter and I decided to try out the Ghost tour. After reading the good reviews we felt we could not go wrong. However we were somewhat disappointed. Firstly we did not tour with Virginia Hirsch and this might have been the problem. The Woman that took us on tour was very knowledgeable but did not have that spark to... More

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La Crosse
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

Even though I'm still a huge skeptic when it comes to anything supernatural, I really enjoyed the ghost your. The guide was knowledgable and fun, and it's a great way to learn about Bayfield's storied history.

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Bayfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Virginia Hirsch and her many able tour guides do wonderful tours of Bayfield, Wisconsin. Featuring the history, ghost tales, architecture, and cemetories of Bayfield, and surrounding environs, and the queen: Lake Superior. She,and her guides talk of native American tales, ghost stories, treasures, ship wrecks, fishing tales, interesting archectural sites, the moving of the county seat, and World War Two... More

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Hamburg, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Our walking historic tour with Nellie Tate was very informative and worthwhile. We loved it and would do it again.

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Hayward
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

A group of us, ranging in ages from 9 - adult, did the Ghost Walk. It was lots of fun, and the kids especially liked carrying the lanterns. Not too scary, but scary enough. The tour guide was a great storyteller, and we also learned some history of the area. Definitely would do another of the tours.

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Great fun and a little excersize also, the host was very welll versed in the area and added a little fun to the ghost tour, everyone in our group had a great time and all said they would do it again

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Recently visited Sept 2012. Lasts for 1 hour - walks a mile around the local streets and stops at a few houses to talk about ghosts that might have inhabited those houses in the past and those that are still around. Stories from home owners and things that happened. We took the lantern tour and it was great. My wife... More

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Germantown, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We went on the Tall Sails and Fish Tales walk and enjoyed the stories. The Heritage staff are always great in character and it's great to hear the history of the town and its people. We had gone on the Ghost walks in the past which were even better!

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