Birch Trees

When you are walking on our property, you will see a variety of species of trees. One of our favorites is the Birch Tree. The bark is paper-like and burns well if you need to start a fire. Here are a few fun facts about Birch Trees: Birch is a medium-sized tree that can reach Read More …

Things to Do: Eagle Falls

Eagle Falls is a great place to have some fun. They have a nice 18 hole mini golf. At the last shot, you can shoot at an outhouse – if you make it in the toilet, you win a free game! On one of the holes, you get the chance to slide down a slide Read More …

Cast Iron Skillets

You will notice one cooking pan that is in every Cottage – a Cast Iron Skillet. John made it a point that every cottage has one. We’d like to share this quick and easy delicious recipe you can cook in that pan while you are up north! Recipe courtesy of readyseteat.com SLOPPY JOE MACARONI SKILLET Read More …

Cottage Eight

Well it looks like we are at the end of our cottage features – until we add a new cottage that is! Hopefully coming summer of 2020! Cottage Eight is the cottage that the Lumleys lived in before their house was built. It has 3 bedrooms and one bathroom. The master bedroom has a queen Read More …

Memorial Day in Eagle River

Folks! For the first time in many many years, the resort will be open for Memorial Day weekend.  We have a three night minimum and are renting the Cottages out at a nightly rate. Kick off the summer right! You have a three day weekend so why not treat yourself.  All the businesses will be Read More …

Resort Feature: Best Beach in the North

Whenever we are talking to folks who aren’t staying at the resort, but when we describe the location – everyone always remembers our big sand beach! We pride ourselves on having the best beach in the north. The sand is fine with no rocks. Our lake front also has a sandy bottom – no rocks Read More …

Event Feature: St. Germain Flea Market

Calling all treasure seekers – Every Monday from Memorial Day to Labor Day, St. Germain has a huge flea market put on by the Fire Department. Hundreds of vendors are there with anything you can imagine from golf balls to fresh produce to gorgeous flowers to handcrafted items. There truly is something for everyone. We Read More …

Featured Event: Journeys Marathon

Northwoods residents have always believed in the power of a great view. That’s why – for two decades now – the Journeys Marathon has taken runners on a scenic course that meanders through state forests and along multiple Eagle River area lakes. It’s no wonder that Runner’s World has called the event one of the top five Read More …

Largest Freshwater Chain of Lakes in the World

Great article by LakeLubbers.com  – https://www.lakelubbers.com/eagle-river-chain-of-lakes-869/ The Eagle River Chain of Lakes in far northeastern Wisconsin is known to fishermen as prime Musky water, but the lakes are also a prime vacation destination for the entire family. The Eagle River Chain includes nine lakes that span 3,928 acres with 68 miles of shoreline: Catfish Lake, Voyageur Read More …

Lumley’s Christmas Traditions

We wanted to give you a little insight into your host family’s Christmas Traditions.  Their Christmas Tree is always adorned at the top with a star made by John – Cardboard and Aluminum Foil. Nothing lavish or over the top – just a simple star- like the one that shined the day Jesus was born.  Read More …