Waterfalls in Northern WI

On Sunday, June 28, Katie, Zack, Kayce (Katie’s dog) and I embarked on a trip to the Northwest part of Wisconsin. This is a very do-able day trip from Eagle River and one that we highly suggest. I did a bit of research on the waterfalls, but there were quite a few surprises along the Read More …

5 Easy Vacation Meals

A great money saving benefit of staying at our Eagle River resort is the access to the full kitchen. When traveling with family, food bills can get expensive when going out to eat. Having a kitchen can provide quick snacks, healthier eating options, and access to making dinner so each night isn’t a $50 ++ Read More …

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 …

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 …

Nueske’s

Pronouced New-Skis – if you have never had their bacon or ham, you are really missing out! The good news is that for a lot of our resort patrons, their store in Wittenberg is on the way to the resort! We highly recommend stopping into their shop and picking up some of your favorite – Read More …

Living Rooms

Our cottages are mini houses – they have everything you would expect a house to have. Today on this blog post – we are going to tell you a little about what comes in each living room. Each cottages living room differs in size and shape. But there are a few main items that are Read More …

Value of Staying with Us

This week’s blog, we wanted to discuss our value versus the value of some of the other lodging establishments in our area. Not to say that any other establishment is bad, but we wanted to show you how the cost/investment you are making into your vacation is truly valuable when you stay with us vs. Read More …

Meet the Owner: Katie

Katie is one of John and Carol’s twin daughters. Although she doesn’t get up to the resort as often because she has a full time job in Orlando, Florida, she still is an integral part of the resort. She loves the ride Men in Black at Universal – and she got special tour – so Read More …

Meet the Owner: John

In our meet the owner series, John, the father of the resort is up next. If you are looking for the origin story of the resort – scroll back to our very first few blog posts to get the in depth story on how our resort came to be ours. Without John, the Lumley family 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 …