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 …

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 Eagle River Activities

There are lots of great things to do in Eagle River, but here we are going to highlight 5 of our favorite. 1 Scenic Air Tours We may be impartial to this one since John, the resort owner, runs this business. But putting that aside, this 30-minute tour will amaze you – you truly never 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 …

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 …

Top 5 Lunch Places

We are going to do a Top 5 Series about our area on our blog for the next few posts – if you have a top 5 list that you want to see – let us know in the comments!  NOTE: This post is based on personal opinion – we have not been paid or Read More …

Bingo

It is Monday night and you are in Eagle River – what to do what to do! Well we have a suggestion for you. Head to the Kalmar Center for an exciting game of BINGO! That’s right – you pay between $10 – $25 per person depending on how many cards you buy. They have Read More …

Northwoods Escape Room

If you have never done an escape room before, we highly suggest you do. They are so much fun. Basically, you are put in a room full of puzzles and you have 60 minutes to solve the puzzles and escape. All the rooms are themed differently. Right on Highway 70 in town Eagle River has 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 …

Gas v. Charcoal Grill

When you rent one of our cottages, you get a Weber Charcoal Grill. We have gotten notes from our customers that a lot of people just use gas grills and they aren’t super familiar with charcoal grills – well here are some differences between the two and also some tips on how to use a Read More …