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 …

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 …

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 …

Top 5 Water Activities

Continuing with our top 5 series – how could we not do a top 5 water activity list when we are on the largest fresh water chain of lakes in the world – 28 interconnected lakes. Here are the top 5 (according to us) best water activities to do on the Chain of Lakes: 1.Fishing Read More …

Boating Rules

With our great 28 Chain of Lakes, it’s no surprise that everyone wants to get out boating. But there are some regulations and guidelines that everyone should read before renting or bringing their boat here. A few rule off the bat are: Must have a Life Preserver on any craft – one per person – Read More …

Onsite Rentals Available

We have some onsite rentals for your convenience! We have 2 Pontoon Boats available for rent – they both have cushy seats and a suntanning deck on the back. They also each feature a bluetooth radio – so you can connect your device and play whatever music you like. Rental Rates are: Half Day (8:00 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 …

Grocery Stores

A question we get asked a lot is whether or not there are grocery stores nearby. The answer is YES! We have two grocery stores in town. The closest to the resort is Pick N Save. They have a nice selection and with the electronic check out you can get out of there pretty fast. Read More …

Things to Do: Copper Peak

Want to get your adrenaline rushing?  Head to Copper Peak Ski Jump in Ironwood, Upper Michigan. When you arrive, you head to the shop on the bottom to purchase a ticket. From there you will take a short chair lift ride up to the next level. Where you will walk to a structure with an 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 …