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All of the boating, hiking, swimming and whatever else you like to do is right around the corner but in the meantime, get out on our golf courses, go birding, see what’s blooming around the area and don’t miss out on opening fishing weekend. Plus, there’s dining, shopping and so much more to do even on those rainy spring days.

Good Times Are Sprouting Up Everywhere

Spring is in the Air

The calendar might say that spring officially starts next week in Wisconsin. Talk to any avid fisherman, however, and you’ll be told it’s the first Saturday in May – Opening Day. People in Wisconsin take their fishing seriously. Very seriously. In fact, the Eagle River area reels in anglers from…

See Spring’s First Flowers

By Mary Ann Lambrecht, a Vilas County Master Gardener Volunteer We’re a pretty colorful bunch up here, and you could say the same when it comes to our blossoms. See what’s blooming this season and what you can expect to find on your spring trip to Eagle River. In early…


We kinda like staying in a cabin, but when spring comes around and cabin fever strikes, we want to get back outside. See what you can do to enjoy spring’s thaw in Eagle River. Take a Hike There are miles of trails here. Nearly 80 miles in fact. So you…

All “Fore” Golfing in Eagle River

What’s better than spending the weekend golfing? How about golfing with some of the best scenery in the Northwoods. Yeah, we thought so too. Make the drive here to start working on your drive, ‘cause we’re all “fore” golfing in this little slice of heaven. Book Your Tee Times Start…


Sure, we’re a pretty outdoorsy bunch, so we can tough out a rainy day or two with the best of them, but even when Mother Nature is keeping us inside, we can still find plenty to see and do around here. Soak in Some Local Culture Discover the history of…

What To Do Marathon Weekend
What to Do Marathon Weekend

You’ve signed up, done the training, and you’re about to make the hike up to Eagle River for the Journeys Marathon. Sure, the race is the big event, but there’s plenty to do during your weekend up here. So no matter what you’re running, the full, the half, the 13.1…

Bird’s Eye View

You know, a little birder once told us that Eagle River is a great destination for bird watching. And with tons of trails, marshes, forests and nature, we have no reason to doubt them. Learn about what species you can spot and the best times of year to see them.…

An A-Lure-ing Fishing Weekend

It’s always fishing season in our neck of the woods. But, come spring and summer, our chain of lakes brings out all of the anglers. Make sure you’re here for the official start of the season by planning a trip during opening weekend. Whether you’re coming up for a weekend,…

Northwoods Artisans

We’re not all anglers and outdoorsy, we’ve got some serious artisans in our neck of the woods. From craft beer and handmade bread to home goods and fine art, take a look at the handiwork coming out of Eagle River. Artisanal Baked Goods If you’re looking for some old-fashioned flavors…

What To Do Marathon Weekend
Journeys Marathon

Journeys Marathon

May 11, 2019

Up North Beerfest

Up North Beerfest

June 7 – 8, 2019

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