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 …

Fire Pits

We get the question a lot about fire pits at the resort.  Does each cottage have an individual fire pit? No, there is a communal fire pit down by the beach away from the cottages. The reason that we don’t have individual fire pits is for fire safety as the fire would be in close 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 …

What to Bring

Welcome to another blog post here on EagleRiverLastResort.com, we get quite a few questions on what you should bring and not bring to our resort here. Well we complied a list of some items that we think people should bring. What is included: All Bed Linens Hangers TV with DVD Player Board Games Books DVDs 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 …

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 …

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 …

River Birch

On today’s blog post, we are going to look at a tree that we are going to plant here on property. Here is some information on the River Birch: River birch (Betula nigra), also known as red birch, black birch or water birch, is native to the southeastern United States where the trees typically grow Read More …

Things to Do: Adventure Mining

This is a great day trip away from the resort. Located in Upper Michigan near Lake Superior are some awesome Mining caves. They offer a variety of tours of the cave from easy that you can do with kids to advanced where you can repel in the mine. Here is some info from them: Our Read More …

Food Feature: Buckshots

One of our favorite places to eat after a long day of working is Buckshots – not only because it is so close to our resort, but also because they have great food. The burgers are awesome – you have to get the Steak Burger. Lizzie is a huge fan of the steak sandwich.  They Read More …