Down to Discover: UP Waterfalls

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We know that when you’re up in the Northwoods, you’re down to explore the natural beauty that’s surrounding you. But if you’re ready to fall even more in love with…

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Routes and Stops You Want to See

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More than 70 miles of ATV/UTV routes in the Eagle River area can lead to lots of fun. There’s something exhilarating about zipping through our neck of the woods on…

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Living Life on the Chain

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You might’ve heard that the Eagle River area is home to the Largest Chain of 28 Connected Freshwater Lakes®. You heard right. And we don’t mean to brag, but locals…

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Up North, On the Move

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The Northwoods is known for its lakes and the activities you can do on—or in—them. And it turns out that tourists looking for active, non-water activities have a lot of…

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All Day on the Chain


All Eagle River trails offer the peace and tranquility that comes with being Up North. Read about some of our recommended hiking and biking trails here.

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Making Memories Up North

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Making Memories Up North If memories really do make us rich, then we’re grateful to host many truly wealthy visitors. Perhaps it’s because you don’t need a lot of money…

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A Downtown Revival

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Morning to night, downtown Eagle River is packed with fun, flavor, and favorite souvenirs. Get a look at the latest additions to the area.

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An Unbreakable Line


Families love fishing in Eagle River. See how to make the most of it with these tips and pass the tradition on for generations.

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Staying Connected


We’re known for the biggest chain of freshwater lakes. Get to know your way around and discover all there is to do while you’re on the water.

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Up North Beerfest

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Don’t miss this sell-out event that’s guaranteed to fill your weekend with fun. Get your tickets to sample some of the state’s best brews alongside music, food and more.

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Friday Fish Fry Guide

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We’re home to some of the best fish fry in the Northwoods. Use this guide to find the best spot, pull up a chair and grab a bite.

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Packing for a 4th of July Weekend

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Fun and fireworks are essentials for a great Fourth of July, but there are a few more things you’ll need to make the most of your trip. See what to pack for a Fourth of July trip to Eagle River.

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An A-Lure-ing Fishing Weekend

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There are a lot of lakes in Eagle River, so many that you’ll need more than a weekend to discover all of the fun and fishing we have to offer. See how to fill your fishing weekend in Eagle River.

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Tales of the Trails


What Kind of Tour Should You Take? With 28 connected lakes, acres and acres of forests, miles of biking and hiking trails and a historic downtown with centuries of history,…

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Your Guide to Our Boating Guides

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There’s a lot to explore on the World’s Largest Chain of 28 Connected Lakes. Hire an Eagle River tour guide and learn more about the history, fishing, and scenery on our famous lakes.

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Family Friendly Trip

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There’s no place better to bring the family than to the Northwoods. Enjoy quality time together in Eagle River and plan the perfect trip with these travel tips.

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Bird’s Eye View

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Looking for something relaxing and outdoors? Look no further than bird watching in Eagle River and discover why birders flock to see our area’s eagles and migratory birds.

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Test The Waters

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Get out on the World’s Largest Chain of 28 Connected Lakes. Find boat tours, bring your own, rent a kayak, or just jump right in from a dock – the water’s great.

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Instagram-Worthy Experiences


Forget about unplugging, there are too many picture-perfect photo ops in Eagle River. From scenic stops to unique experiences, get out your phones and start snapping.

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Warm Weather Silent Sports

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Find out why scenic Eagle River is home to some of the best hiking, biking, birding, stand-up-paddleboarding, canoeing and kayaking during the summer months.

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Trailblaze Eagle River

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Discover miles upon miles of ATV/UTV trails and routes throughout Eagle River. Explore beautifully maintained routes downtown, in wooded areas, and scenic lookouts.

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Set Your Sites for Summer


Eagle River is the perfect site for summer fun. Whether you’re boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, or hanging around, you’ll find something beautiful here.

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