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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

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Pretty out in LAke Superior ... need a boat to see it

Our own piece of the Caribbean right here in the USA ... and a boat, helicopter or similar... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
howards815
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
great lakes tour 2017

Took grand tour to islands. Captain was very informative about islands. Bayfield WI is a very laid... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
David B
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Farmington, Minnesota
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A cluster of 21 islands dotting the waters of Lake Superior; great for hiking, boating and camping.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sea caves” (32 reviews)
“lake superior” (11 reviews)
“madeline island” (22 reviews)
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Our own piece of the Caribbean right here in the USA ... and a boat, helicopter or similar necessary for access. Watch out for storms that can blow in in a hurry

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Took grand tour to islands. Captain was very informative about islands. Bayfield WI is a very laid back peaceful town. Quick ferry to Madeline island for a day trip was fun. Recommend a visit anytime.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Bayfield Wisconsin a Hidden gem. Very relaxing small town atmosphere. Highly recommended. Apostile Island visits and boat tour great. Rented bikes on Madeline island. Bike owner very nice and good quality bikes ( expensive rental rates would consider bringing car over on ferry and driving...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Took a boat tour, the islands are breathtaking. Shipwrecks, sea caves, lighthouses, and more. Bayfield itself is a quaint seashore village with lots of small shops and a couple of decent restaurants. Some beautiful mansions. You can ferry to Madeline Island for a nice experience....More

2  Thank Dave A
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We did not go out to the islands. So, giving an accurate review is not possible. According to the NPS website: Getting to these islands on Lake Superior can be a challenge, but there are several ways to go about it: On Your Own Apostle...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Great safety course. Great, super fast kayaks, nice service. Wonderful views and unforgettable experience. The weather was awesome. Be prepared for mosquitoes on the islands. We were kayaking as much as possible to avoid mosquito biting.

Thank Ewa K
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Take the boat cruise to see and hear the history!!!!! Took my 15-year-old grandaughter and it was a very informative trip for both of us.

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Apostle Islands was my finishing visit for our nations' National Lakeshores, having visited the other three in prior summers. I may have saved the best for last, but of course they are all special. Apostle Islands has incredible views from a sunset cruise. I was...More

Thank Trey J
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

We hired a water taxi and four of us began a 2 night 20+ mile adventure. We were met at the dock by a volunteer, who was friendly and gave us the run down on the island. We later met his wife, who told us...More

1  Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

We went at the end of May and the weather wasn't very good. Our tour skipped devils island (which I considered the highlight of the tour) because of bad weather which was very disappointing. So it was mostly boring with little glimpses of pretty scenery....More

Thank Ishwarya R
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