On the South Shore of Lake Superior

North Coast  Inn & Chalets


The area offers much for the outdoor enthusiast. Hiking, fishing, kayaking, boating, trailing, skiing, snowmobiling and more.

Fish cleaning facilties are available at our establishment.
Snowmobile Trail Reports
Cross Country Trail Conditions - Valhalla
Book Across the Bay
Sea Kayak Symposium
American Birkebeiner
Cross Country Ski Northwest Wisconsin

Chambers of Commerce

Bayfield Chamber of Commerce
Bayfield County Tourism


Coco - 146 West Bayfield Street, Washburn
Hugo's Pizza - 905 W. Bayfield St., Washburn - 715-373-0303
Patsy's Bar and Grill - 328 W. Bayfield St., Washburn - 715-373-5792
The Steak Pit - 125 Harbor View Dr., Washburn - 715-373-5492
Time Out Restaurant - 4 West Bayfield St., Washburn - 715-373-5333
DaLou's Bistro - 301 W. Bayfield St. Washburn - 715-373-1125
Good Thyme Restaurant and Catering - 77180 Hwy 13, Washburn - 715-373-5255
North Coast Coffee - 509 W. Bayfield St., Washburn - 715-373-0241

Sauce - Coming soon
The Snug - 308 W. Bayfield Street, Washburn - 715-209-6863
Valhalla View Pub & Grub - 26490 Freedom Valley Dr., Washburn - 715-373-2037


Shop to your heart’s content in Bayfield, Washburn and Ashland. 

Gift and Specialty shops abound. Or take a day off and visit Superior or Duluth.


There are three great golf courses in the area. All welcome visitors.
Madeline Island
Apostle Highlands
Chequamegon Bay

On The Water

Want to fish Lake Superior but don’t have a boat? Don’t despair. Contact one of the Fishing Charter operators.
Nourse's Sport Fishing
Apostle Islands Cruise Service
Madeline Island Ferry

Got a boat?

Washburn Marina

Washburn Marina has the good fortune of a natural, deepwater harbor, anchored on the shores of Chequamegon Bay, in western Lake Superior.  It provides easy access to outstanding fishing and sailing, and is the gateway to the Apostle Islands and Bayfield Wisconsin  A certified CLEAN MARINA in Wisconsin, you will find a commitment to preserving the pristine waters are our priority.

Conveniently located walking distance from the North Coast Inn & Chalets, all of your recreational and commercial boating needs can be met.  The secure, safe marina offers a full complement of boat repair services and products.  As a guest for a short stay, for the season or as a slip owner, it is our pleasure to provide you with a friendly and professionally run marina.

Big Top Chautauqua

Concerts in a 900-Seat all-canvas tent mid-June thru early-September. It is located just south of Bayfield. A free shuttle to the shows is offered just across the street from our inn. Schedule online at www.bigtop.org.


Located in downtown Washburn, StageNorth produces professional, community oriented events featuring international, national, area and local artists in the intimacy of a 90-seat theater