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 …

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: Leif’s Cafe

One of our favorite places to eat to grab a quick and inexpensive, yet tasty bite is at Leif’s Cafe. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Lizzie’s favorite is the half sandwich and chicken dumpling soup. Zack’s favorite is the breakfast burger. Carol LOVES the waffles. Check out their menu: Click Here Fun Fact – Read More …

Birch Trees

When you are walking on our property, you will see a variety of species of trees. One of our favorites is the Birch Tree. The bark is paper-like and burns well if you need to start a fire. Here are a few fun facts about Birch Trees: Birch is a medium-sized tree that can reach Read More …

Things to Do: Eagle Falls

Eagle Falls is a great place to have some fun. They have a nice 18 hole mini golf. At the last shot, you can shoot at an outhouse – if you make it in the toilet, you win a free game! On one of the holes, you get the chance to slide down a slide Read More …

Cast Iron Skillets

You will notice one cooking pan that is in every Cottage – a Cast Iron Skillet. John made it a point that every cottage has one. We’d like to share this quick and easy delicious recipe you can cook in that pan while you are up north! Recipe courtesy of readyseteat.com SLOPPY JOE MACARONI SKILLET Read More …

Cottage Eight

Well it looks like we are at the end of our cottage features – until we add a new cottage that is! Hopefully coming summer of 2020! Cottage Eight is the cottage that the Lumleys lived in before their house was built. It has 3 bedrooms and one bathroom. The master bedroom has a queen Read More …

Memorial Day in Eagle River

Folks! For the first time in many many years, the resort will be open for Memorial Day weekend.  We have a three night minimum and are renting the Cottages out at a nightly rate. Kick off the summer right! You have a three day weekend so why not treat yourself.  All the businesses will be Read More …

Resort Feature: Best Beach in the North

Whenever we are talking to folks who aren’t staying at the resort, but when we describe the location – everyone always remembers our big sand beach! We pride ourselves on having the best beach in the north. The sand is fine with no rocks. Our lake front also has a sandy bottom – no rocks Read More …