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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. 


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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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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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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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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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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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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Just under one month away from CAMBA’s Women’s Mountain Bike Weekend North, at the Mt. Ashwabay Trails!! These singletrack bike trails provide beautiful views of Lake Superior. These fierce trails will challenge you and provide glimpses of the Big Lake as you speed through the forest. Singletrack CAMBA trails are a true love of the […]

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Hello Everyone, It’s Mollie here; I wanted to give an update since April 23 (yes, I went back and looked) was the last I checked in. There has been a LOT of change in our world in the past eight weeks, and we all have been affected in some way or another. Our little family […]

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