Meet the Owner: Lizzie

To continue our Meet the Owner Series, we introduce you to Lizzie. Lizzie is John & Carol’s daughter. The younger twin. Lizzie is now the General Manager of the Resort. She handles the website, blog posts, social media, booking, emails, cottage cleaning, and pretty much everything else at the resort. She is going to be Read More …

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 …

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 …

Tribute Brewery

Did you know that Eagle River has its own microbrewery? It is located near the airport in town.  They service the surrounding areas with kegs and sell their beer in cans. They also have a taphouse where you can visit and sample all of their beers. Most of their beers have names that have 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 …

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 …

Cranberry Fest

The biggest festival that comes to Eagle River is Cranberry Fest. It brings in over 20,000 visitors! There is so much to do that weekend and so much delicious food to eat. We are renting cottages for Cranberry Fest weekend.  Here is a bit of information on the 2019 Cranberry Festival. This information is straight Read More …

Kitchens in our Cottages

We get a lot of questions about what kinds of items are included within our kitchens – so we thought we would write a small post about what is included within our kitchens.  Appliances: Mr. Coffee Refrigerator Freezer Microwave Toaster  Gas Stove  Pots & Pans: Small Pot with lid Medium Pot with lid  Large Pot Read More …

Porcupine Mountains

Just two hours north of the Resort in Upper Michigan lies the Porcupine Mountains. It makes a great day trip. The drive is scenic on the way there – through many fields with wildflowers. When you get close to the Mountains – you will be driving along the coast of Lake Superior.  Although the water 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 …