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Eagle River, Wisconsin 54521

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Edgewater Inn & Cottages
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Edgewater Inn and Cottages


Welcome to Edgewater Inn & Cottages

Edgewater Inn & Cottages is your place to relax from the daily stress while exploring Northern Wisconsin.
Making you feel as "at home" as when you visited your grandparents place.

November 20, 2014

Nov 20, 2014
Getting ready for winter

Nov 2014 Ice Rink

Sleigh Rides

Eagle River Business Association

Sleigh Rides - Saturdays - 2015
(no charge)

November 29th 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
December 6th 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
December 13th 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
December 20st 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
December 27th 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
You can pick up the sleigh at the Historical Society Museum (old train depot) or Trigs
Sleigh Ride

Rocking W Stables

Friday, December 12 through Sunday, January 3, 2014 -- 10 a.m. to 11 p.m
Click on Image for more information for Rocking W
Sleigh Rides

Looking for some wonderful gift ideas.
Come up to Edgewater Inn & Cottages for a few nights.
Then explore the Craft shows in the area.
Find those one of a kind gifts.
Forget about all the madding crowds.
We have our quiet season rates listed through 14 Dec 2014 (Sorry no other discounts on the quiet season rates)

Sat, November 15, 2014

4th Annual Great Shopping Escape

Held at the Boulder Junction Community Center, gather your girlfriends and escape for a fun day of shopping at the Center and throughout downtown. Starting at the Center, meet home party reps with products available for purchase that day or to be direct mailed to you. Visit local shops, art galleries and have breakfast or lunch at one of our restaurants. Pamper yourself and start your Christmas shopping. 715-385-2400 or www.boulderjct.org
5392 Park Street, Boulder Junction, WI


Plum Lake Women's Club Christmas Fest

Held at the Sayner Community Building. Crafters, vendors, Homemade soups and pies. 715-542-2020.
3019 Sayner Avenue, Sayner, WI Sat, November 22, 2014

Holiday Bazaar & Christmas Cookie Sale

Held at the Kalmar Community Center. 715-479-5850.
1011 N. Raildord Street, Eagle River, WI

Fri, November 28, 2014

21st Annual Christmas Craft Fair

Held at the Boulder Junction Community Center with crafters selling handmade items, lunch by the Lioness, and drawing for annual Christmas Cash raffle. Presented by the Boulder Junction Lioness Club. 715-385-3256.
5392 Park Street, Boulder Junction, WI


Santa Comes to Town Held in downtown Land O'Lakes starting with Santa's arrival at the Airport; then he and the children take a horse drawn wagon to the town tree and Santa Village across from the Library for cookies, hot chocolate, Christmas carols and gifts and fun and more. Horse drawn wagon rides. Fun for all-bring your camera. 715-547-3432. 4242 County Highway B, Land O'Lakes, WI


26th Annual Christmas Walk

Held throughout downtown Boulder Junction, welcome in the holiday season with the lighting of the town Christmas tree, Santa and Mrs. Claus visits, carolers, sleigh rides and treats for shoppers at the stores. 715-385-2400. Main Street & County Highway M, Boulder Junction, WI


Library Cookie Walk

Held at Acorn Lodge, choose from a huge assortment of fancy cookies, all-time favorites and special holiday candies. The sale will run until all cookies and treats are sold. Presented by the Friends of the Boulder Junction Public Library. 715-385-2050. 10370 Main Street, Boulder Junction, WI

Sat, November 29, 2014

Breakfast with Santa

Held at the Gateway Lodge, enjoy breakfast and a visit with Santa. Gifts for all the children Bring your cameras for a special picture of your child with Santa. 715-547-3321. 4103 County Road B, Land O'Lakes, WI


Christmas Craft Sale

Held at the Land O' Lakes Elementary School. Many craft booths offering special items for your use to complete your Christmas shopping list. Food and refreshments available. 715-547-3432. 6485 Town Hall Road, Land O'Lakes, WI


Christmas Walk Kid's Day Held at the Boulder Junction Community Center, bring the kids to enjoy the Christmas shopping house, activities and lunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus. 715-385-2400. 5392 Park Street, Boulder Junction, WI


Christmas in Minocqua

Held throughout downtown Minocqua, bring the children to get their picture taken with Santa, view the Christmas Village and sing Christmas Carols while lighting the town with Holiday Magic. 1-800-44-NORTH www.minocqua.org. West Front Street & Oneida Street, Minocqua, WI


Sleigh Rides Held through downtown Eagle River, enjoy a sleigh ride while you shop. 715-479-7656. Wall Street and Railroad Street, Eagle River, WI


Christmas Kickoff

Held in downtown Eagle River, enjoy a walk with Santa, sleigh rides and an Ice Shanty parade down Wall Street starting at 1pm. 715-479-7656. Wall Street and Railroad Street, Eagle River, WI 6:30pm-7:30pm

19th Annual Town Tree Lighting

Starting at the St. Germain Chamber with the lighting of the town tree, enjoy riding around town to view local Christmas decorations. 715-477-2205 or www.st-germain.com. 473 Highway 70 East, St. Germain, WI

The loons that visit us have returned south.
Check up on local bird locations.
55484 = Turtle-Flambeau Flowage breeding area

Click on logo below.
Loon Migration

More information about the Common Loon
click here.

Anytime Get a way.

Plan a weekend of fun outdoor sports with some tasting of locale fare,
Learn and explore the tastes of coffee at Eagle River Roasters,
Micro-Brews at Tribute Brewing, 2-3 of their own. Total of 12 on tap,
Explore the verities of wines at Three Lakes Winery

Call for details.

Now that the winter season is about upon us.
We still have all the winter activities coming up soon here in Eagle River and Vilas County.

Just the time to start thinking about wonderful northern Wisconsin Spring weekend or mid-week in a cottage or a cozy room in the Inn.

On the waterfront of the Eagle River chain of 28 lakes between Watersmeet and Yellow Birch lakes. The Inn has cozy knotty pine paneled rooms. The waterfront cottages have kitchens with enclosed porches. Enjoy a day of ice fishing for Walleye, Nothern or pan fish in one of the over 1000 lakes, look for Ruff Grouse, Deer, birds or any of the other animals that are still out. We are encompassed by Chequamegon- Nicolet National Forest, Northern Highland American Legion Sate Forest and Vilas County Forest that have cross country ski and snowshoe trails for all levels of experience. Only one mile west of downtown Eagle River as other activities and dining are a quick walk or drive. For those of you that need the outside connections we have cable TV and Wireless Internet Connections or better yet just sit near the water's edge and relax.

Click in the logo below for area events that will be happening this week.
To many events in the area to list here. So visit the Vilas County Tourism website.
Events in and around Vilas County

St. Germain Firefighters Association Inc. Flea Market and Craft Show!

Open every Monday from Memorial Day through Labor Day
Rain or Shine!
Giant Covered Pavilion with lots of Vendors!
Average of 430 Vendors each week!
Food Concessions by the St. Germain Lioness Club and Various food wagons!
Free admission!
Lots of Free Parking!

Hours 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Located in St. Germain, Vilas County, Wisconsin
At the intersection of Highway 70 and Highway 155

Click Here to
Build your own get a way Package.

Human Space Flight

Amost nightly

Sit by a campfire and watch the International Space Station fly overhead.
Space Station Tracking Click the logo to check the schedule of the Space Station's flight path.

2014 Meteor Showers and Viewing Tips

Meteor Showers Click the logo to check the schedule of the meteor showers.


Lunar and solar Eclipses
Click the logo to check the schedule of the eclipses.

Northern Lights/
Aurora Borealis

Aurora Forcast Northern Lights
NOAA NWS Space Weather Prediction Center

Information about the northern lights or Aurora Borealis.
These can be seen around Eagle River when the conditions are correct.

Edgewater Inn and Cottages brings you the charm of a small Wisconsin northwoods retreat.

Reminiscent of your family vacations at a northwoods cabin resort on water.

Lodging; you can choose to relax in a waterfront cottage or a cozy room at the Inn.

Come up for a long weekend getaway stay or sneak up for a short mid-week rest in Eagle River, Vilas County, Wisconsin.

Our accomodations are Dog and Pet Friendly. (fee)

Check us out for small informal weddings or that family reunion.

We are located on the Eagle River between Watersmeet and Yellow Birch Lakes with access to the rest of 28 lake chain.

Nestled among the Nicolet-Chequamegon National Forest, Northern Highland American Legion State Forest and Vilas County Forest.

One of the largest concentrations of Eagles in Wisconsin along with many other fauna and flora can be found. Some may be observed even while relaxing along the waterfront.

Two boat docks with elecitcial hook-ups. Pubilc boat launch just up river.

Fishing on one of the over 1300 lakes and 73 streams and rivers. Do not forget about Fly Fishing.

In the fall hunting season enjoy sighting a deer, bear, grouse, waterfowl, or small game throughout the forests. Wild Turkeys too.

Groomed Snowmobile Trail access is across the street.

Cross Country Skiing Trails (groomed and ungroomed); With over 20 only a few minutes away. Throughout the Eagle River and Vilas County, WI area.

Snowshoeing among the tall pines.

Kayaking and Canoeing on the upper part of the Wisconsin River.

Bicycling one many of the locals trails (paved, crushed stone or mountain).

Hiking trails through out the local forests.

Birding in one of the forests or just in your chair in front of your cabin or from the deck of the Inn.

Several Horseback riding stables for ride through the forests.

Explore the woods and back roads while Geocaching.

Nearby Shopping, Dining and golfing by boat or car and in winter by snowmobile.

Explore some of the history in the area as in Logging or when Gangsters took Holidays and there is more.

Find a local Artist Gallery for classes or just a visit.

Casinos are a short drive away.

Take a drive on one of Wisconsin's Rustic Roads.

Wisconsin Maple Syrup; Stop at a farm during Sugar Maple sap harvest time.

Go carting or ATV trails a few miles way.

Take a day trip to Minocqua, Woodruff, Boulder Junction, Land o Lakes or Three Lakes.

Cranberry Fest October 6 & 7. 2012 less than a mile down the road.

Your Host Fritz Laeser will make your stay as pleasent as possible.
Some of the guests forget the actual name of Edgewater Inn & Cottages and just call it
Fritz's Place up in Eagle River, WI.