Things to Do: Pond Hockey Tournament

Did you know Eagle River hosts a huge Pond Hockey tournament over on Dollar Lake?! 13TH ANNUAL LABATT BLUE USA ADULT POND HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS USA Hockey and Labatt Blue invites you, your teammates and families to enjoy the experience at this year’s 4 on 4 Pond Hockey Championships held on Dollar Lake. February 9-11, 2018 The Read More …

Shopping: Hiker’s Box

One of our favorite shops in the town of Eagle River is the Hiker’s Box. The owners are super nice and helpful. All the gear is reasonably priced. I’ve even checked on Amazon to see if I could get a better deal and it was the same price in the shop. I highly recommend stopping Read More …

Cottage 7 | Lake House

Today we are featuring our beautiful Lakehouse. This is our premier Cottage just steps off Otter Lake. It’s a three bedroom with 1 full bath and a half bathroom. There are two bedrooms down stairs – one bedroom has a set of twin beds, the other has a queen bed. The bathroom downstairs is a Read More …

Food Feature: Pub n’ Prime

If you want some of the best prime rib and onion straws in the Northwoods, head over to Pub n’ Prime. Our whole family orders the prime rib sandwich because it’s reasonably priced and it is super tasty with dipping the bread in au jus! It’s not sliced prime rib either – it’s a nice Read More …

Things to Do: Cranberry Fest

This is the biggest event in Eagle River. It’s October 7th and 8th this year. SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE Arts and crafts, cranberry food sales, a bakery, entertainment, Cranberry Fest Souvenirs, fitness events and more. With more than 40,000 people attending the festival annually, this event is one of the highlights of the fall season in Eagle Read More …

Cottage 6

Cottage 6 is one of our larger 3 bedroom cottage. It sleeps 4 adults and 2 children. The bunk beds in the back room can support about 120 lbs each.  The first room has a queen bed, the middle room has a full sized, and the last room has bunk beds. This cottage has our Read More …

Recipe: Fire-Roasted Strawberries

Each Cottage comes with a Kettle Charcoal Grill on the deck – Here is a recipe to try out using the charcoal! INGREDIENTS 2 pints large, fresh strawberries (20 to 24) 4 tablespoons granulated sugar ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract ¼ cup orange liqueur, such as Grand Marnier®, or 2 tablespoons water plus 1 tablespoon Read More …

Things to Do: Pirates Hideaway

Sail the seas on a real Pirate Ship here in the Northwoods. Our friends, The Strauss Family, has created a Pirate’s Hideaway. They have an ice cream shoppe, a gift shop named Daisy Jones Locker, and a fabulous Tiki Bar – where you might see Lizzie bartending every so often. The best part is the Read More …

Cottage 5

Cottage 5 is our larger 2 bedroom cottage. It has a queen bed in one room and 2 twin beds in the the other. It has a nice sized bathroom and as with all the cottages it has a fully equipped kitchen and a nice deck with a picnic table and weber grill.    

Wildlife Wednesdays: Musky

This is our last wildlife Wednesday for the season – we feature the most illusive fish of the Northwoods – the Muskellunge. There are multiple contests each summer to see who can catch the biggest Musky. We have had multiple guests catch musky right off our piers; however, you swimmers don’t need to worry – Read More …