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Apostle Islands

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Address: Duluth, MN
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Popular sailing destination located in Minnesota's Lake Superior.

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Awesome wilderness area

Our friends and us set out from Bayfield on three different boats. We headed to Michigan Island first. It is more quaint and wilderness like. It does have a beautiful lighthouse... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2016
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Hermantown, Minnesota
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Hermantown, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Our friends and us set out from Bayfield on three different boats. We headed to Michigan Island first. It is more quaint and wilderness like. It does have a beautiful lighthouse, however. We then headed to Stockton Island. This island is one of our favorites. It has a 1/2 mile trail to Julian Bay. This bay has a 1 mile... More 

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East Grand Forks, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

I loved Bayfield and the Apostle islands. We took a glass bottom boat tour. Tour was through Apostle Island Cruises and the captain grew up in the area so he had many interesting stories of the history of the islands. We only did a day trip and that definitely wasn't long enough for all the neat things in the area... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We booked a private charter cruise to see the Apostle Islands' sea caves. It was 2 pm in the afternoon with perfect weather for a boat ride into the Apostle Islands. Our Captain is a native of Bayfield. He gave us a up-close and personal view of the sea caves inside. My son was able to touch the walls of... More 

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atlantic mine, mi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Just riding around the island was very enjoyable taking in all the beautiful sights of deer and vegetation. I would recommend this Island for those who love the beauty of Mother Nature. Don't forget your camera!

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St. Paul, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

if you go to the apostle islands or madeline island you can't go wrong. ive camped out on stockton island and on madeline island and sailed around the islands and i find this one of my top ten places to go to

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Your eyes will be saying I never want to look at anything else again! The beauty is just breath taking.

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Topeka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Such a nice time there . It was quaint and peaceful and we enjoyed a nice walk along the water and ate fresh smoked fish and a wonderful cream cheese spread as we took in the beautiful view.

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Ashland, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Growing up around the islands we always had a great time. The water around them are some of the clearest around - though cold any time of the year - but you can walk and explore the "sea caves" and the village of LaPointe. In the fall there is a reggae weekend that is fun to go too with great... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

This comes up under Duluth, but if you are planning to visit you need to go to Bayfield WI for the boat tours. Highly recommended. The is.ands differ from one another in terrain and geography, and are great for sightseeing. If you are really adventurous, try a guided Kayak tour!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

About and hour and a half from Duluth. Beautiful islands with many unique natural features. Camping on some of the islands, with restaurants and lodging on Madeleine.

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