Stargazing in the Northwoods

One of the great things about the Northwoods is the low levels of light pollution. What does that mean for you? Spectacular Stargazing! On the clear nights in Eagle River, you are able to not only see the Milky Way but also satellites, shooting stars and even the International Space Station. Plus, when the timing Read More …

What to Pack

It’s now time for your Northwoods’ vacation in Eagle River, Wisconsin. You are wondering to yourself what do I need to pack? Well, never fear, you will find a list below. This list is specifically designed for those guests staying at Eagle River’s Last Resort but can be useful for anyone visiting Northern Wisconsin.  Our Read More …

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 …

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 …

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 …