"Wisconsin's Northernmost Village" Cornucopia by yooperprof
Cornucopia Travel Guide: 5 reviews and 12 photos
The story I heard was this: Cornucopia is going to be the next Bayfield. According to some locals, Bayfield - gateway to the Apostle Islands, population 616 - is getting to be "too touristy". There are now four t-shirt shops in Bayfield!!! What's next, a video arcade? And property prices in Bayfield are going up and up. Houses that sold for $50,000 a decade ago are now on the market for $200K and up. So "pioneers" who want a true "idyll" on Lake Superior have discovered Cornucopia (lovingly called "Corny" by locals), some 20 miles or so further along a twisting state highway. Apparently, you can still get good houses in Corny for well under $80,000.
In the meantime, the main attraction in Cornucopia is still its woodsy quiet.
How many small villages of 250 people in the Midwest have their own wood-framed Russian Orthodox Church? Not many, I... more travel advice
A very new, very nice coffee/gift shop, owned and operated by some of the newcomers to the village. In addition to... more travel advice
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