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 …

Things to Do: Libraries, Games, and DVDs

Did you know that in your cottage there is a whole cabinet full of books, board games, and DVDs?!?  For those seldom rainy days, you have loads of options to choose from and it doesn’t cost you any more money. Also our guests love to take the board games to the gazebo! We have a Read More …

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 …