Madison Road Trip

Get out of the house!



Big Bay State Park

Big Bay State Park takes a bit of schlep to reach. It is located on Madeline Island, near the shore of Bayfield. A regular ferry can take you and your car across the bay in about 20 minutes. Arrive early… Continue Reading →

Salmo Lakewalk Trail

This magical trail starts in an inauspicious parking lot. The first section follows the road, but soon turns off into a gorgeous wooded area. Boardwalks go over and around marshy areas, which team with insects, fish and frogs. The trail… Continue Reading →

Madeline Island

Don’t have the time or money to hit the Jersey shore, coast of Maine or the Chesapeake Bay? Head on up to Madeline Island for a taste of the coast at a fraction of the cost and time. Just off… Continue Reading →