After hearing about this National wonder on the local and national news, and then hearing about it from friends who made the trek north – I decided I wanted to be a part of this spectacle known only as the ICE CAVES.
First off, the Ashland/Bayfield area is stunning and remarkably dense. The sunlight literally glimmered over the tops of the heavily wooded forests all the way to the top in a small town called, “Cornucopia”. This is Wisconsin’s northernmost village – about 6 ½ - 7 hours north of Southern Wisconsin.
The trek to the ice caves begins by taking a shuttle (which you don’t have to take, but it’s easier) to the National Forest, followed by a small descend to the Lake Superior shoreline.
From there, you walk across the lake out about a mile and a half with the harsh wind whipping against the back of your body, until you reach these beautiful caves:
If you haven’t had the chance to see this for yourself it is TOTALLY worth it! There are only a few weeks left in 2014 to visit before the area becomes dangerous to navigate