Wildlife: Moose

When you think of Wisconsin – not really sure Moose comes to mind – maybe cows, deer, and bears. Well it just so happens that we do have some moose here in the Northwoods. Although we have never been lucky enough to see the elusive creatures, our local newspaper reports sightings from here all the Read More …

Things to Do: Copper Peak

Want to get your adrenaline rushing?  Head to Copper Peak Ski Jump in Ironwood, Upper Michigan. When you arrive, you head to the shop on the bottom to purchase a ticket. From there you will take a short chair lift ride up to the next level. Where you will walk to a structure with an Read More …

Fall Leaves

It’s getting around to the time where the leaves are going to start changing and falling. For visitors, it inspires feelings of awe and wonder.  But for residents up here, it means RAKING and a whole lot of it!  Last year, I laminated one of the prettiest leaves I found and it is still the Read More …

River Birch

On today’s blog post, we are going to look at a tree that we are going to plant here on property. Here is some information on the River Birch: River birch (Betula nigra), also known as red birch, black birch or water birch, is native to the southeastern United States where the trees typically grow Read More …

Things to Do: Adventure Mining

This is a great day trip away from the resort. Located in Upper Michigan near Lake Superior are some awesome Mining caves. They offer a variety of tours of the cave from easy that you can do with kids to advanced where you can repel in the mine. Here is some info from them: Our Read More …

Food Feature: Buckshots

One of our favorite places to eat after a long day of working is Buckshots – not only because it is so close to our resort, but also because they have great food. The burgers are awesome – you have to get the Steak Burger. Lizzie is a huge fan of the steak sandwich.  They Read More …

Things to Do: Kayaking

When you choose to stay at our Resort, one of the amenities is free use of our 4 individual kayaks and one 2-seat kayak. The most popular place to kayak for our guest is in the calm channel between Otter Lake (our Lake) and Eagle Lake. There are frequent wildlife sightings of beavers, deer, and Read More …

Sandcastles

With our huge sand beach, there is lots of room for sand castles. We provide a whole container of sand tools! We have seen some pretty amazing creations, but here are some tips and tricks on how to build a great sand castle. Build the castle far enough that waves will hit it Draw an Read More …

Things to do: Paddleboarding

SUP – Stand Up Paddleboarding – the latest craze. Well did you know you can rent them in the Eagle River area. Stand up paddle surfing and stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is an offshoot of surfing that originated in Hawaii. Unlike traditional surfing where the rider sits until a wave comes, stand up paddle boarders stand on their boards and use Read More …

Food Feature: Leif’s Cafe

One of our favorite places to eat to grab a quick and inexpensive, yet tasty bite is at Leif’s Cafe. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Lizzie’s favorite is the half sandwich and chicken dumpling soup. Zack’s favorite is the breakfast burger. Carol LOVES the waffles. Check out their menu: Click Here Fun Fact – Read More …