Explore Madeline Island

Whether on foot, on a bicycle  or in a car, Madeline Island has plenty to offer. Choices include a free guided walking tour, free self-guided historic driving tour, free self guided walking tour or you can discover the island on your own. Hiking trails, beautiful vistas of Lake Superior and other Apostle Islands, and additional attractions await.

Madeline Island has an impressive collection of art venues. Interested in taking a class? The Madeline Island School of the Arts offers a vast selection.  Maybe a chamber music concert? Madeline Island Chamber Music (formerly Madeline Island Music Camp) offers both student and faculty concerts while in session.  And the Island’s fascinating and entertaining history comes alive at the Madeline Island Museum and the Madeline Island Heritage Center.  Shopping and restaurants add to the array of all the Island has to offer.

Visitors to Madeline Island  are now able to pick up a few words of the Ojibwe language. Madeline Island is the  first off-reservation location in Wisconsin to  have Ojibwe and English bilingual signs. The project was funded in part by the Town of La Pointe and a grant from the Apostle Islands Area Community Fund.

No matter how you choose to explore the Island, Madeline offers lots of options to fill your time.