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See What’s New at Seagull Bay – A Breathtaking Place to Stay in Bayfield, WI! I can’t get enough of the view.  And I’m not just talking about the view of Lake Superior.  I’m talking about the view inside The Guesthouse at Seagull Bay – our latest remodeling project.  As soon as you walk through […]

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Best restaurants in Bayfield, WI

Our restaurant blogs, by far, get the most attention.  Last summer’s blog featuring our 6 favorite restaurants in Bayfield, WI was a big hit, and one I sent to many guests. And it’s no surprise. You must eat to live – or at least avoid the hangry stage. And when you’re on vacation, you want […]

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Welcome sign of Seagull Bay Motel

This coming June, Isaac and I (Mollie) are celebrating seven years as moteliers. In June 2017, with an eleventh-month-old on my hip and our second on the way, we signed on the dotted line and became the owners of the Seagull Bay Motel in Bayfield, Wisconsin. And so began our journey into entrepreneurship. There’s a […]

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A girl takes selfie in Bayfield, Wisconsin

As a kid, did you ever participate in a scavenger hunt?  Before cell phones, you had to show proof and collect all the items you were searching for. But with a camera readily in hand, scavenger hunts are easier and more fun than ever. Plus, they’re a great way to explore places you may have […]

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Biking in Bayfield, WI

Biking in Bayfield, Wisconsin can sometimes be a challenge. If you’ve ever ridden here before you know…there are a lot of hills. Bayfield is a charming little town built on the rolling terrain of the south shore of Lake Superior. Its picturesque ravines, creeks, and brownstone cliffs make it a bucket list travel destination. While […]

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A group of people at the restaurant in Bayfield, Wisconsin.

At Seagull Bay, probably the question we get asked the most is: What restaurant in Bayfield, Wisconsin would you recommend?  Our answers usually include The Copper Trout or The Pier. Of course, The Rittenhouse is legendary and we love others in the surrounding communities like Good Thyme and Dalou’s. But honestly, since losing Maggie’s, the […]

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I can’t make this up… It happened long before Isaac and I were born – so even longer before we became the husband-wife team running the Seagull Bay. In fact, Isaac’s dad was a high school senior at the time. Which goes to show how good stories last the test of time.  Lake Superior is […]

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Road trip to Bayfield, Wisconsin

There are some things you can always bet on. In Northern Wisconsin, it’s snow. Last year in Bayfield, Wisconsin, we smashed our previous snowfall record by over 30 inches, ending with a final total somewhere between 182 inches and 200 inches.  We had so much snow that winter lovers were skiing well into April! This […]

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Cross Country Skiing

Mt. Ashwabay Ski and Recreation area has some of the most beautiful cross-country ski trails in our area. They wind their way through pine and hardwood forests, past Nourse’s 1920s sugarbush cabin, and ascend to the top of the hill overlooking Lake Superior. Cross-country skiing in Bayfield, Wisconsin couldn’t be better. With over 40km of […]

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Main building of Seagull Bay Motel in Bayfield, Wisconsin

I’m feeling scattered but refreshed.  At the time I’m writing this, Isaac, the boys, and I (Mollie) just got back from an extended Thanksgiving vacation in Florida.  I unplugged for most of it, and now that I’m back in Bayfield, I’m looking ahead. And although the winter here is described as the “quiet season,” our […]

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Seagull Bay in Bayfield, Wisconsin

Hey, it’s Mollie, and I have a confession to make… I have a crush on one of our guests! Don’t worry there’s no scandal, and Isaac is fully aware.  Every year in July, we welcome one of our most beloved guests, Jim. Jim and his family have been coming to Seagull Bay in Bayfield, Wisconsin, […]

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The other night I was in the middle of cooking dinner when I realized I forgot the buns for chicken sandwiches. I quickly jumped in the car and drove down to Andy’s Grocery Store in downtown Bayfield, WI.  My mind was racing 100 miles per hour.  I was thinking about getting dinner on the table, […]

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