Star Lake Trail

About 15 minutes from the resort is a great hiking trail along Star Lake. Star Lake is a beautiful clear lake!  There are two options when hiking: the short trail (1 mile) or the long trail (2.5 miles).  We opted to take the long trail- it was a very easy walk. We got to hike Read More …

Kickback Grill

A new restaurant that came to the scene this year is the Kickback Grill. It is very popular and always crowded. It is open Wednesday – Sunday. They have a specialty steak of the week and a nice variety of other options on their menu.  We have always had wonderful service and the food has Read More …

Haunted House

With October just around the corner, that means HALLOWEEN!  One of our favorite holidays – especially to decorate for. The folks who own Eagle Falls Mini Golf and Laser Tag put on a super fun haunted house called – Evil Falls.  We went and did the walk through last year and we have to say 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 …

Top 5 Waterfalls

Waterfalls are one of nature’s coolest things – at least they are in our opinion. We are lucky to have quite a few waterfalls in Wisconsin. For this posts top 5, we will share with you our top 5 favorite waterfalls within 2 hours of the resort and Eagle River.  Bond Falls Probably the most Read More …

Tubing the Wisconsin River

One activity that is SO relaxing and so fun is tubing down the Wisconsin River. You can choose between a 45 minute float and a 1.5 hour float. Pre-warning that yes the water can be quite chilly, but on a nice hot day it is totally refreshing.  You can buy these great Intex tubes from Read More …

Snowmobile Rentals

Even though we aren’t open, you can still come up to visit the Northwoods for Winter. Eagle River is the snowmobile capital of the world! Here are a few places to rent the snowmobiles: Trackside Address: 1651 US-45, Eagle River, WI 54521 Phone Number: 715.479.2200 Toy Shop Address: 5045 WI-70, Eagle River, WI 54521 Phone Number: 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 …