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 …

Marina Bar

A new establishment has opened in Eagle River. It is part of the historic Everett Resort. The Everett was one of the first resorts in Eagle River and helped turn Eagle River into the tourist destination it is today.  The new owners are renovating everything and they have opened the Marina Bar which served food 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 …