Winter is a beautiful time of year in Bayfield and we have Four Not To Be Missed Events just around the corner that gives you a chance to play outdoors, and afterwards, why not come home to Pinehurst Inn Bed & Breakfast where you can warm up by the fire, enjoy an afternoon snack (usually fresh baked cookies or brownies) and some hot coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. Check out these top four winter events in Bayfield, WI:
- Apostle Islands Sled Dog Races – Saturday and Sunday, February 2 and 3, 2019. If you are looking for an exhilarating winter adventure that you cannot get everywhere (and where you don’t have to do too much work), join us for the 24th annual sled dog races in Bayfield. Choose your favorite team of 6 or 10 sled dogs and cheer them on as they race through the woods of the Bayfield peninsula. There will be multiple spectator locations from which to watch these races where you will find concessions, bonfires, and warming tents. The races start at 10:00 a.m. each morning. Click HERE for more information about these races and other race-related activities. And while you’re here, why not experience first-hand the excitement of dog sledding with Wolfsong Adventures in Mushing, they have a variety of adventures so you are sure to find the right one for you.
- Book Across the Bay – Saturday, February 16, 2019. Join us this winter for one of the most unique events in the upper Midwest, the 23rd annual Book Across the Bay. A 10 kilometer snowshoe, ski or walking journey across frozen Lake Superior held in the evening with 100s of luminaries guiding your way. It is truly a sight to behold. Your journey starts in Ashland and takes you across the Lake to Washburn, where there is a heated tent for some post-race fun and celebration. What a great way to get outdoors and experience Lake Superior in the winter. Sign up today.
- Bike Across the Bay – Sunday, February 17, 2019. North Coast Cycling Association presents a 10 or 20 kilometer fat-tire bike race on frozen Lake Superior, where you can experience the amazing sights of the brownstone cliffs that the Bayfield area is known for as well as the expansive Lake Superior views. And really, how many people can say they biked or even walked on Lake Superior. Be among the few and register today for this one-of-a-kind experience.
- Bayfield Winter Festival – Friday – Sunday, March 1, 2 and 3, 2019. Bayfield is throwing its annual winter party, which includes the ever-popular bucket list item, the polar plunge in the largest fresh water lake in the world – Lake Superior, if you’re up to the challenge. Other exhilarating experiences include skiing on Mt. Ashwabay and biking across Lake Superior to Madeline Island (assuming of course the Lake is frozen). For more details, click HERE.
Winter is the perfect time to get away and combine some outdoor fun with some rest and relaxation at Pinehurst Inn Bed & Breakfast. Pinehurst Inn B&B has eight warm and cozy rooms, each with private baths and wonderful amenities, and five of the rooms have fireplaces and large jetted tubs. Find a room that is right for you and start planning your trip today to enjoy one or more of these exciting outdoor adventures or create your own adventure to take advantage of the quiet beauty of northern Wisconsin. We look forward to seeing you soon.