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Eagle River, Wisconsin 54521

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Latitude 45.91573

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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.

December 20, 2014

Dec 05, 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

We have a unpublished season special (Must call)

2 night stay
Dinner Certificates for Eddie Bs White Spruce
Certificate forTribute Brewing for one sampler
Certificate forGreen Rich Tea for sampling of 4 flavors of tea with training in brewing.
Tour and sampling of Three Lakes Winery

Instructions of proper coffee brewing at Eagle River Roasters
Need 3 days notice
Some establishments are not open 7 days a week.

4th Annual Snowshoe Celebration

If you attend the 4th Annual Snowshoe Celebration
Get a 10% off regular room rates for that weekend at Edgewater Inn & Cottages.
2 night minimum
Make sure you mention that you will be attending the 4th Annual Snowshoe Celebration at time of booking.
Snowshoe Celebration 2015 Eagle River, Wisconsin Edgewater Inn & Cottages

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.