For most people, Bayfield serves as a great starting point to a myriad of adventures. After all, this place is called the gateway to the Apostle Islands. Some people, however, like to take their time in Bayfield, lingering just enough to make them realize what makes this waterfront community a great place to call home. Here’s what they found out.

    1. It’s a small community.

      Small towns have their ups and downs, but Bayfield’s tiny population size has more endearing qualities. For one, you pretty much know everyone in the community. Living in a place where all faces are familiar to you instills a great sense of security and community. Events are regularly held throughout the year, whether small-scale or big festivities, all of which are designed to bring the community closer together.


    1. A slow pace of life is beneficial.

      Most urban dwellers are used to fast pace of life, and find visiting and staying for a few days in Bayfield a welcome reprieve. Since it’s a small community, life goes by slower in Bayfield. And with this, you’re given an opportunity to make the most of what you have and enjoy even the simplest of things. Many who have stayed in Bayfield for quite some time found that Bayfield’s slow pace of life helped them relax and gave them some time for introspection.


    1. It’s a small community, but there is so much to do!

      A simple harbor town, it’s easy to pass off Bayfield as a sleepy community. Sometimes, it is, but more often than not, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Bayfield, like the Dog Sledding weekend, sailing or boating in the summer, or just wandering the sandy beaches.You have probably heard of Bayfield’s reputation as the gateway to Apostle Islands. Whether you’re an art lover, a history buff, an outdoor enthusiast – really, whatever your passion or hobby, there is something for you in Bayfield.

      Aspiring chefs can practice their skills and create innovative plates of seafood using the fresh catch from Lake Superior. Adventurers can explore the mysteries of Apostle Islands, and even make a living out of it. There is so much opportunity for growth in Bayfield if you know where to look for it.


    1. The local economy is rather robust.

      The tourism and commercial fishing industries form a part of Bayfield’s lifeblood. Tourism is a highly lucrative industry, and this has paved the way for the creation of jobs in Bayfield that has resulted in a positive job growth in the recent years. Numerous hotels, restaurants, specialty shops, tour operations, and other establishments are established, contributing to the local economy.


  1. It’s so easy to call Bayfield home.

    Friendly locals, a variety of recreational opportunities, local amenities, and the relatively low cost of living make it so easy to call Bayfield home. Here, you’ll feel like you always belong.

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