Welcome to Artesian House Bed & Breakfast in Bayfield, Wisconsin
Gateway to Madeline Island and the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
We will be open the month of February, but we are closed for January, March, April, and reopening May 23 through October 2019. Thanks for your patience while we are updating.
Travel Green Wisconsin Certified TripAdvisor Platinum Green Leader Bed & Breakfast.
Innkeepers Christine Markley & Dennis Clark
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Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Credit Cards are accepted.
Seeing a concert at Big Top Chautauqua summer of 2019? Stay with us; we are close by!
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Come see our new PV Solar Panel array providing about 90% of our electricity.
Artesian House Bed & Breakfast offers Contemporary Eco-friendly Lodging & Comfortable Furnishings nestled on a 25-acre Wooded Setting near the Shores of Lake Superior.
Salmo Lake Walk Trail to the Beach, walk or bike to the Marinas, Portside Restaurant and the Fish Hatchery or pick up the Brownstone Trail into Bayfield across the road at Port Superior and Pikes Bay Marinas. Hike the many trails in the Trail Guide.
Discover the natural wonders of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands by taking the narrated Grand Tour cruise, Kayak or Powerboat Tours to the Sea Caves or Sand Island, or relax on a Sailboat ride and enjoy the sights. Ferry over to Madeline Island for a day of exploring, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, or biking.
Visit the distinctive shops, go for a wine tasting, fine or casual dining with fresh whitefish, trout, locally grown produce, family farmed meat, and artisanal cheeses. Then delight in a show at the open air canvas tent at Big Top Chautauqua in the evening.
Close to Town, Lake Superior, Mt. Ashwabay and the Mountain Bike Trail Cluster, Big Top Chautauqua, Bayfield's Berry Farms & Orchards, and Fine Dining. Woodland Walking Trails to the Artesian Well or Explore the Fish Hatchery Trail.
We welcome you to share our beautiful environment and our home with you. Your next adventure is waiting.
Please note: the 2018 Bayfield Visitor Guide has a typo for our number of rooms. We have four rooms for guests.