Discover a selection of 138 vacation rentals in Madeline Island, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $143 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Madeline Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Escape to the Apostles on Madeline Island

With its characterful village and quirky locals, Madeline Island is a fantastic place to experience Lake Superior. It's part of the rugged Apostle Islands group which dot Wisconsin's northern tip. While it was once a thriving fur trade post, today the laid-back island is one of the state's most coveted summer retreats. Dreaming of an island escape? Look to the northern tip for a string of secluded Madeline Island vacation rentals just steps from the beach.

Things to do

Learn something new at the Madeline Island School of the Arts

Operated by the Wisconsin Historical Society, the Madeline Island Museum showcases an eclectic collection of local relics. Golfers will jump at the chance to tee off at the Madeline Island Golf Club, while little ones will love the mini-putt course in La Pointe. From writing and painting to photography and quilting, the Madeline Island School of the Arts runs a host of unique workshops. It's housed in a beautifully restored Wisconsin dairy farm and is a great place to mingle with friendly locals.

Activities

Soak up the street scene in lively La Pointe

The village of La Pointe serves as the beating heart of Madeline Island, and is dotted with artsy caf_s, bohemian bars, and colorful eateries. Not to mention a myriad of boutique stores selling everything from hand-poured candles and sea glass jewelry to local art and novelty t-shirts. Want to stay local? From rustic cabins to lakeside condos, Madeline Island vacation rentals put you in the heart of La Pointe. Forested and windswept, the Apostle Islands are laced with cliffs, caves, and rocky beaches. Local companies offer seasonal boat rides around the islands, with kayaking excursions and hiking trips also popular.

Weather

Soak up Madeline's summer calendar

Madeline shines during the summer, when legions of vacationers flock to the island. From outdoor yoga classes and community farmers markets to beach clean-ups and craft workshops, Madeline Island hosts a colorful calendar of summer events. While crowds taper off in winter, it can be a magical time to visit. From windswept walks on the beach to romantic nights by the fire of your Madeline Island vacation rentals property, winter is one of the most enchanting times to visit the Apostle Islands.

Natural features

Discover the Apostle Islands

At 14 miles long and 3 miles wide, Madeline Island is the biggest of the Apostle Island chain. It's also the only island that isn't part of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Stretching along the banks of Lake Superior, the Lakeshore Trail winds its way past cliffs, beaches, and sea caves. Along the way you could spot bald eagles, falcons, and even black bears. If you feel like a change of scene, the bustling resort town of Bayfield is a 25-minute ferry ride away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Madeline Island, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 138 vacation rentals around Madeline Island. From 20 cabin rentals to 47 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a lake-view property in Madeline Island?

If you're in search of a peaceful pause, you need to spend some time lakeside. You'll feel like you're an adult at summer camp — no collective singing Kumbaya required. Vrbo has 36 rentals close to lakes available. Open to other suggestions? Vrbo has heaps more rental options to take a look at, including:

  • 30 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 23 lakefront vacation rentals.
  • 23 city-center vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Madeline Island?

Say goodbye to standardized, cookie cutter hotel rooms. Our house vacation rentals have an unique, personal touch — and all the space you could need! There are 44 options currently available on Vrbo. Prices begin at $152 per night. If that doesn't fit with your crew's style, we have a range of other property types to pick from, such as:

  • Condo: 41 vacation homes. Prices start from $125 per night.
  • Cabin: 11 vacation homes. Prices start from $175 per night.
  • Cottage: 9 vacation homes. Prices start from $155 per night.

Can I stay in Madeline Island in a large group?

The recipe for an unforgettable trip is unwinding with friends and relatives in a completely new place. If you'll be visiting with a large group, Vrbo can help out. At the moment, house vacation homes are the latest thing for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 12 available on our database. If you're wanting to stay in a large group, the vacation rentals that will serve you well include:

  • Are you on the hunt for vacation homes that can fit 6 of you? We have 46 that will be perfect. Prices begin from just $155 per night.
  • Require a place for 8 people? We have 20 that will be ideal. You can get one for as little as $319 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with a group of 10? We've got 10 vacation homes that match your requirements. Prices start from $245 a night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can bring your mom, your sister and all your pals to Madeline Island.