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Why You Should Visit the Apostle Islands in the Fall

Although the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore can be explored year-round, Fall is especially stunning. The rural archipelago and its cliffs are lined with treetops lined with vibrant hues of red, yellow, and orange. Nestled along 12 miles of Lake Superior shoreline near Bayfield, Wisconsin, the national lakeshore offers some of the best sights of the…

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The Apostle Islands: Centuries of Stories

Like the sea caves and shoreline that have been carved out for thousands of years by Lake Superior, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore holds countless tales of those who’ve called it home and were shaped by living in the rural archipelago over the years. Read on for a glimpse at the centuries of stories and…

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Everything You Need to Know About Apostle Islands Cruises

Twenty-one islands with breathtaking beaches along Lake Superior, stunning historical lighthouses, plenty of wildlife, and naturally carved sandstone formations and sea caves make up the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Serving the public within the national lakeshore as an authorized park concessioner in Bayfield, Wisconsin, Apostle Islands Cruises provides narrated sightseeing cruises, kayaking tours, hiking and…

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The Sea Caves of the Apostle Islands

Known as the “crown jewels of Lake Superior,” the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is a pristine attraction near the Bayfield, Wisconsin shoreline attracting visitors from all over the globe. And it’s easy to see why, with its fascinating sea caves, lighthouses, and more! The national lakeshore encompasses a 12-mile stretch of mainland and 21 of the…

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11 Stunning Photos of the Apostle Islands

Home to magical sea caves and cliffs, the highest concentration of lighthouses in North America, and a unique archipelago, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is one of the most beautiful areas in the Midwest. Scattered along Lake Superior near Bayfield, Wisconsin, the “Apostles” have been carved out by the wild ways of the big lake…

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The Lighthouses of Apostle Islands

“Within the boundaries of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is the largest and finest single collection of lighthouses in the country.” F. Ross Holland, Jr., Great American Lighthouses, 1994 Found near Wisconsin’s Bayfield Peninsula, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is home to the highest concentration of lighthouses in North America. Known for its cluster of 21 islands…

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