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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

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The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is a US national lakeshore and is made up of 21 islands and... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Little Sand Bay...Hidden Gem!

This is definitely off the beaten path. We were there for the day to catch a private boat charter... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Villa Park, Illinois
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A cluster of 21 islands dotting the waters of Lake Superior; great for hiking, boating and camping.
415 Washington Ave, WI 54814
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is a US national lakeshore and is made up of 21 islands and the Wisconsin shoreline near Bayfield, Wisconsin. This historic lakeshore is known for its cool and beautiful sea caves, several old and historic lighthouses and the 21 Apostle...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This is definitely off the beaten path. We were there for the day to catch a private boat charter to Sand Island, but greatly enjoyed our beach time after the boat tour. Campground looked nice. They were building a new visitors center when we were...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

The shoreline is beautiful. We did the kayaking with a guide into the shoreline caves. Very neat to see and enjoyed our trip. Not sure it was worth the price we paid. If you can kayak on your own don't pay the price to use...More

1  Thank Ellen K
Reviewed August 12, 2018

National Park Service - Junior Ranger program. We went to the Visitor Center/Park Headquarters in Bayfield help us understand more about the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. The small visitor center provides information on getting the most of this NPS Lakeshore. Note: This is a Water...More

Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed July 25, 2018

One of several National Lakeshores, the Apostle Islands are a very interesting place to visit. Although several opportunities exist to visit the mainland portion of the park, to truly enjoy the islands you will have to have a boat or go on one of the...More

1  Thank wewhynot
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Rough weather kept us to the mainland. The Visitor Center is small but informative. New VC is under construction in different location.

Thank jmc1958
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Our own piece of the Caribbean right here in the USA ... and a boat, helicopter or similar necessary for access. Watch out for storms that can blow in in a hurry

1  Thank howards815
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Took grand tour to islands. Captain was very informative about islands. Bayfield WI is a very laid back peaceful town. Quick ferry to Madeline island for a day trip was fun. Recommend a visit anytime.

1  Thank David B
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Bayfield Wisconsin a Hidden gem. Very relaxing small town atmosphere. Highly recommended. Apostile Island visits and boat tour great. Rented bikes on Madeline island. Bike owner very nice and good quality bikes ( expensive rental rates would consider bringing car over on ferry and driving...More

3  Thank David B
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Took a boat tour, the islands are breathtaking. Shipwrecks, sea caves, lighthouses, and more. Bayfield itself is a quaint seashore village with lots of small shops and a couple of decent restaurants. Some beautiful mansions. You can ferry to Madeline Island for a nice experience....More

2  Thank Dave A
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