Living Rooms

Our cottages are mini houses – they have everything you would expect a house to have. Today on this blog post – we are going to tell you a little about what comes in each living room. Each cottages living room differs in size and shape. But there are a few main items that are Read More …

Value of Staying with Us

This week’s blog, we wanted to discuss our value versus the value of some of the other lodging establishments in our area. Not to say that any other establishment is bad, but we wanted to show you how the cost/investment you are making into your vacation is truly valuable when you stay with us vs. 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 …

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 …

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 …

Kitchens in our Cottages

We get a lot of questions about what kinds of items are included within our kitchens – so we thought we would write a small post about what is included within our kitchens.  Appliances: Mr. Coffee Refrigerator Freezer Microwave Toaster  Gas Stove  Pots & Pans: Small Pot with lid Medium Pot with lid  Large Pot Read More …

Porcupine Mountains

Just two hours north of the Resort in Upper Michigan lies the Porcupine Mountains. It makes a great day trip. The drive is scenic on the way there – through many fields with wildflowers. When you get close to the Mountains – you will be driving along the coast of Lake Superior.  Although the water Read More …

S’more Options

There is nothing better than a campfire on a cool, crisp Northwoods night. We often sit down at the campfire with our guests and exchange stories. We get the chance to look at the stars without light pollution and we usually see a few shooting starts and some satellites pass by.  The best part of Read More …

Whispering Lake

This is a super great hike very close to the resort. We love to take this round trip hike. We definitely suggest bringing water – it is not strenuous and pretty even footing, but on hots day, water is a good thing to have. When you get to the lake, it is very secluded – Read More …