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 …

Improvements

Each year we strive to make each improvements at the resort. We try to add something – like kayaks, a gazebo, new finger docks, bigger parking area, etc.  For this summer – we are adding: Brand New Deck Chairs Two New Docks New Lounge Chairs The summer of 2021 – we should be adding a Read More …

Fire Pits

We get the question a lot about fire pits at the resort.  Does each cottage have an individual fire pit? No, there is a communal fire pit down by the beach away from the cottages. The reason that we don’t have individual fire pits is for fire safety as the fire would be in close Read More …

What to Bring

Welcome to another blog post here on EagleRiverLastResort.com, we get quite a few questions on what you should bring and not bring to our resort here. Well we complied a list of some items that we think people should bring. What is included: All Bed Linens Hangers TV with DVD Player Board Games Books DVDs 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 …

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 …

Cottage Eight

Well it looks like we are at the end of our cottage features – until we add a new cottage that is! Hopefully coming summer of 2020! Cottage Eight is the cottage that the Lumleys lived in before their house was built. It has 3 bedrooms and one bathroom. The master bedroom has a queen Read More …

Memorial Day in Eagle River

Folks! For the first time in many many years, the resort will be open for Memorial Day weekend.  We have a three night minimum and are renting the Cottages out at a nightly rate. Kick off the summer right! You have a three day weekend so why not treat yourself.  All the businesses will be Read More …