Reasons to Stay with Us

We know there are a lot of places to choose from when you come to the north woods. All of the choices can be overwhelming. When we go on vacation, there are a few key things we look at for decided on where to stay. We figured if that is what we do, then that 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 …

Fishing Licenses

Eagle River has some of the greatest pan fishing in the Midwest! With an abundant amount of lakes, who wouldn’t imagine that. Well there are requirements for fishing licenses here. There is a shop just a mile and a half down the road from the resort that sells licenses – so you don’t have to Read More …

Wildlife: Moose

When you think of Wisconsin – not really sure Moose comes to mind – maybe cows, deer, and bears. Well it just so happens that we do have some moose here in the Northwoods. Although we have never been lucky enough to see the elusive creatures, our local newspaper reports sightings from here all the Read More …

Fall Leaves

It’s getting around to the time where the leaves are going to start changing and falling. For visitors, it inspires feelings of awe and wonder.  But for residents up here, it means RAKING and a whole lot of it!  Last year, I laminated one of the prettiest leaves I found and it is still the Read More …

River Birch

On today’s blog post, we are going to look at a tree that we are going to plant here on property. Here is some information on the River Birch: River birch (Betula nigra), also known as red birch, black birch or water birch, is native to the southeastern United States where the trees typically grow 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 …

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 …

Resort Feature: Best Beach in the North

Whenever we are talking to folks who aren’t staying at the resort, but when we describe the location – everyone always remembers our big sand beach! We pride ourselves on having the best beach in the north. The sand is fine with no rocks. Our lake front also has a sandy bottom – no rocks Read More …

Largest Freshwater Chain of Lakes in the World

Here is a great article by LakeLubbers.com  – https://www.lakelubbers.com/eagle-river-chain-of-lakes-869/ The Eagle River Chain of Lakes in far northeastern Wisconsin is known to fishermen as prime Musky water, but the lakes are also a prime vacation destination for the entire family. The Eagle River Chain includes nine lakes that span 3,928 acres with 68 miles of shoreline: Read More …