Category Archives: Apostle Islands

What to do on a Rainy Day, When You’re on Vacation in Northern Wisconsin, With Kids. You Can Combine 5 and 6 and Fill the Entire Day!

Kid Jumping in Puddle

Oh the dreaded rainy day when when you are on vacation in Northern Wisconsin. You are supposed to be outdoors soaking up the sun and exploring the amazing south shore of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands. Don’t let a rainy day ruin the fun. Use it as an excuse to visit some places you […]

6 Tips for Planning a Last Minute Northern Wisconsin Weekend Getaway–Number 4 is Key, Especially in the Fall!

Woman in Sweater at the Beach

Northern Wisconsin is an amazing place to vacation and the perfect place for a last minute weekend getaway. Whether you are coming to explore The Great Lake in your kayak–hike, fish, or just unwind–you won’t be disappointed. Here are 6 ways to make sure your vacation is as exciting and relaxing as you need it […]

Where to Find Free and Fast WIFI when Traveling in Wisconsin UP NORTH: Ashland + Lake Superior + Chequamegon Bay Edition

Girl in Northern Wisconsin enjoying nature and on her phone.

Traveling in Northern Wisconsin can be a great opportunity to “unplug” and get away from it all. But if your job requires you to work from the road, or you’re like me and want to post photos of your adventures and check in on social media while traveling you will need to find places to […]

9 Reasons to Visit Northern Wisconsin in the Spring

Copper Falls

It’s true, you can’t beat sitting around a campfire on a cool summers night watching the sun go down, but these 9 adventures will make you realize that you can have just about as much fun in Northern Wisconsin in the Spring. Lodging prices are at least half of what you would pay in the […]

What to do this last weekend in September in Ashland and Bayfield Wisconsin: Red Clay Classic and Apple Picking

September, where have you gone? I don’t know about you, but where the heck has September gone? With the start of school and the fall rental season in full swing, September did not provide much of a rest from the busy summer. But that’s ok. We love our guests and it has been fun to […]

Summer Recap–the Fun Has Just Begun!

  Our Guests are awesome! It’s hard to believe the summer is nearly over. The cooler than average temperatures have been lovely making it another great year at Mission Springs Resort. SO Much to do! The Lake House has been booked solid since mid-May and the cottages have been 80-90% full all summer. Our lovely […]

Add this to your bucket list!

The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and Bayfield once again makes Midwest Living’s ultimate bucket list! Check out the beautiful photo in the the Midwest Living article (slide 8). You wont find stone carved bluffs like this anywhere! You are able to rent kayaks through many places near Mission Springs Resort in Ashland Wisconsin. Some of […]

Best Fresh Water Beach in the Country!

One of our local beaches has been nominated by USA today as one of the top 10 freshwater beaches in the country! Julian Bay Beach, located on Stocton Island, is only a hop, skip, and a jump away from Mission Springs Resort in Ashland. Here is what USA Today had to say about our beautiful beach: […]