of 1950's sensible and reasonable travel style is a good strategy for an affordable vacation. The Bayview Motel offers a pleasant
and clean room as your base for explorations and outings. You'll find convenient access to necessities (from food
to a spare tire) within walking distance (OK, Wal-Mart is on the other side of the highway, but
our setting spares us from impacts of the development).
- Notes from Easter Sunday, 2014.
Spotted: A patch
of crocus blossoms where just yesterday there was snow! A robin. Ducks and Geese floating in open water
in streams at the lake front. A cheerful gurgling river in every ditch. The earth, brown but liberated from it's
NOTES FROM MEMORIAL DAY :
strong surge of visitors - testing the new warmth and the unveiling life: aquatic, airborne, terrestial and
the human spirit. Come here to pursue and enjoy your interests. There are many
treasures of the natural world: Native Plants, Secretive and dominant animals that tread among us evey day, mysterious funghi-
edible and not, Edibile and medicinal plants (information from the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center Bookstore) and of course
the Largest Fresh Water Lake in the world - literally out our door.
Choose your interest or artform
and you will find a reason to be here.
COMING IN JUNE:
-June 6, 6pm "Drifting through Arts", a musical showcase by Ashland High School students, along points
of the Ashland Lakefront.
-June 7, 10 am Native Plant Sale at Sigurd Olson Environmental
Institute, Northland College.
-June 14 In-Line Marathon on Madeline Island
Superior Vistas Bike Tour around Washburn Area
-Check your summerlong schedule: Big Top
Chautauqua Music Festival
-The forest paths, kayaking waters, and a few other things here have
no schedule or days off.