Meet the Owner: Katie

Katie is one of John and Carol’s twin daughters. Although she doesn’t get up to the resort as often because she has a full time job in Orlando, Florida, she still is an integral part of the resort. She loves the ride Men in Black at Universal – and she got special tour – so Read More …

Meet the Owner: John

In our meet the owner series, John, the father of the resort is up next. If you are looking for the origin story of the resort – scroll back to our very first few blog posts to get the in depth story on how our resort came to be ours. Without John, the Lumley family Read More …

Meet the Owner: Lizzie

To continue our Meet the Owner Series, we introduce you to Lizzie. Lizzie is John & Carol’s daughter. The younger twin. Lizzie is now the General Manager of the Resort. She handles the website, blog posts, social media, booking, emails, cottage cleaning, and pretty much everything else at the resort. She is going to be Read More …

Meet the Owner: Carol

For the next two months, we will be doing a feature called Meet the Owner. This will give you the opportunity to learn more about your hosts at the resort and why the resort is so meaningful to them. Carol is first up for our short interview. Carol is the co-owner of The Last Resort Read More …

Animal Feature: Mink

One of the animals you might see near the water here is the Northwoods is called a Mink. It looks similar to a weasel and sometimes people mistake them for otters. Here is a little bit more about these creatures courtesy of Live Science Article by Alina Bradford. Click Here to View Article Minks are Read More …

Tribute Brewery

Did you know that Eagle River has its own microbrewery? It is located near the airport in town.  They service the surrounding areas with kegs and sell their beer in cans. They also have a taphouse where you can visit and sample all of their beers. Most of their beers have names that have to Read More …

Spray Sunscreen and Bugspray

When you check into one of our cottages, you will notice a laminated piece of paper on your table begging you to please apply your spray sunscreen and bug spray on the sand and not on the grass.  Here’s why –  I know it seems like an inconvenience – but we work really hard to Read More …

Marina Bar

A new establishment has opened in Eagle River. It is part of the historic Everett Resort. The Everett was one of the first resorts in Eagle River and helped turn Eagle River into the tourist destination it is today.  The new owners are renovating everything and they have opened the Marina Bar which served food Read More …

Star Lake Trail

About 15 minutes from the resort is a great hiking trail along Star Lake. Star Lake is a beautiful clear lake!  There are two options when hiking: the short trail (1 mile) or the long trail (2.5 miles).  We opted to take the long trail- it was a very easy walk. We got to hike Read More …