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Things to do in Eagle River, Wisconsin

  1. Eagle River Chain of Lakes Cruise: Explore the stunning interconnected lakes with a leisurely boat tour, taking in the summer beauty and fall foliage. If you stay with us THE LAST RESORT, you can rent a pontoon boat right on site. Other rental places are available in town.

  2. Northwoods Children's Museum: Engage in family-friendly activities and exhibits at this interactive museum, blending education and fun.

  3. Downtown Stroll: Wander through downtown Eagle River, featuring unique shops, boutiques, and restaurants.

  4. Eagle River Historical Museum: Immerse yourself in the region's history through captivating exhibits and artifacts. Admission is Free!

  5. Eagle River Golf Course: Tee off in the midst of vibrant summer greens and the colorful palette of fall foliage.

  6. Pirate's Hideaway: Embark on a pirate-themed adventure, perfect for family entertainment, located right on Duck Lake. They provide pirate ship rides on the Chain of Lakes and have an amazing wood fired pizza kitchen and of course an ice cream shoppe.

  7. Hiking in Nicolet National Forest: Discover picturesque trails surrounded by the natural beauty of summer or fall. One of our favorite trails is Franklin and Butternut. BRING BUG SPRAY! We warned you.

  8. Bowling at Eagle Lanes: Enjoy a classic bowling experience at Eagle River's bowling alley, perfect for group fun. Friday and Saturday nights is Cosmic Bowling and Karaoke at 9 PM!

  9. Escape Room Challenge: Test your problem-solving skills and teamwork in an exciting escape room adventure. We love the taxidermy room!

  10. Ax Throwing at Northwoods Escape Room: Unleash your inner lumberjack with the thrill of ax throwing. After your escape room, try Ax Throwing!

  11. Eagle River Twisted History Tours: Join a fascinating historical tour, exploring the quirky and twisted side of Eagle River's past.

  12. Cranberry Fest: Experience the fall harvest celebration with the annual Cranberry Fest. The First Full Weekend of October - This is our last weekend open seasonally so please reach out for nightly rates.

  13. Eagle River Roasters or Blend: Start your day with a visit to a local coffee roastery, savoring freshly brewed coffee.

  14. Tribute Brewing Company or Riverstone Brewing Company: Relax with locally crafted beers and a friendly atmosphere at the two breweries in town.

  15. Eagle Falls Adventure Golf & Laser Tag: Have a blast with mini-golf and laser tag, perfect for family or group outings.

  16. Fishing Excursion on Eagle River: Enjoy a day of fishing on the lakes, surrounded by the summer sun or fall colors. Jason Pertile is one of our favorite guides!

  17. Farmers Market: Every Wednesday and Sunday from 10 AM - 1 PM. Enjoy shopping and sampling local goods.

  18. Horseback Riding: There are a few great places to get out on the trails with a beautiful horse!

  19. Vilas Cinema: Go see a movie at our historic Vilas Cinema - built in 1927! and the snack prices are actually reasonable!

  20. Bike Riding: Bike some super great trails in the area. Our favorite is the three eagles trail from Eagle River to Three Lakes.

There are a ton of great things to do in Eagle River Wisconsin. We definitely recommend at the minimum going for a hike, taking a boat ride, and taking a Twisted History Tour to learn more about the area you are visiting. If you are looking for a place to stay in Eagle River, Wisconsin, please take a look at our cottages on the water. We are on Otter Lake, part of the largest fresh water chain of lakes in the world. Our resort is on the water with house keeping cottages and a huge sandy beach area!

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