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Take the stress out of planning your Bayfield getaway. On the blog, you'll get the inside scoop of where to go, what to see, and what to do. 

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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Two fishermen are cleaning fish on Lake Superior

This one’s going to be a little different. Bayfield has officially entered its quiet season. The leaves have fallen, and the apples are picked. It’s the time of year when most of us can take a deep breath after the hustle and bustle of the summer tourist season. Well, except for the commercial fisherman. November […]

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Discover the magic of hospitality and artisan-style food at Good Thyme Restaurant – one of the best restaurants near Bayfield, WI.

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Has this ever happened to you? You’re working from home and you have some big projects that need to get done. The kids are in school and your husband is gone. You’re ready to hunker down and get some deep work done. All of a sudden, the school calls. One of your kids is sick […]

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There are so many new opportunities for outdoor adventures in Bayfield, Wisconsin. Isaac and I moved back to Bayfield in 2017 to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Since then, we’ve seen hiking trails in Bayfield, Wisconsin and nearby communities grow. I remember when we were exploring the possibility of buying Seagull Bay […]

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Wait…what? Yup, The Brownstone Cottage. This week, we’re introducing our newest addition to Seagull Bay in Bayfield, Wisconsin. For those of you who have been long-time guests, you’re probably familiar with two of our locations – Seagull Bay Motel and Bay West. And you may have even noticed The Brownstone Cottage nestled in the woods […]

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Sure, the Bayfield Apple Festival is a major highlight during the fall season. Our orchards are full of apples just waiting to be picked. There is live music on street corners. And the artists are lined up and ready to share their amazing talents with you. The Bayfield Apple Festival is one of the top […]

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