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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.

April 13, 2014

If one can believe the Weatherman.

This weekend. April 13 - 20, 2014
Mostly sunny except for Monday & Tuesday.
Daytime highs mostly in the 40's.
Lows at night below freezing.
The river is just beginning to open.
Migratory waterfowl are just arriving.

Come up and just relax.

Special $170.00 per couple (two nights)
Room; one queen bed
Dinner certificate at The Wicked Grill

This is a Facebook special.
If you book on line. Mention this special in the comments section in the booking process.
Not available on Sundays, Mondays or Events weekends.

Winter River


THe Ice Castle has come down for this season.

Eagle River's annual ice castle construction has been a community tradition for nearly eighty years! Over 3,000 ten-inch ice blocks are cut from a local lake using antique ice equipment, trucked to town, and placed and sculpted into a breathtaking new design every year! Located on a major snowmobile trail through Eagle River, everyone stops to have their picture taken in front of the Ice Castle!

Click on photo to take you to Eagle River Area Fire department Facebook Ice Castle Album for some photos of the 2013 construction.
2011 ER Ice Castle Northside

Click on photo to take you to Edgewater Inn & Cottages Facebook Ice Castle Album for some photos of the construction.
2011 ER Ice Castle Northside

17th Annual Journeys Marathon

May 10, 2014

Journeys Marathon is a challenging and inspirational spring race that starts with the woodland backdrop of Boulder Junction, WI on rustic roads while meandering through the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest and passing many scenic northern Wisconsin lakes. This is a race not to be missed. For more information or to register, please contact the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center at 800-359-6315 or visit the Official Journeys Marathon website at journeysmarathon.org

Click on logo for more information about the race.
Journeys Marathon

Enjoy a Good time.

Memorial Day Weekend 2014

May 23-26th, 2014

Some of the Events that will be going on this weekend

25-26 American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Drive, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Various Eagle River Locations.
25-27 Eagle River Gun Show, Fri. 3:00 - 8:00, Sat. 9:00 - 5:00, Sun. 9:00 - 3:00, Eagle River Ice Arena,.
26 Sidewalk Sale, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Downtown Eagle River.
26 8th Annual Antique and Classic Transportation Show, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Wild Eagle Lodge.
26 Pig & Corn Roast, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Downtown Eagle River.
26-27 Strawberry Fest Craft Show, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Vilas County Fairgrounds.
27 Classic Sled Round-Up, 8:00 am, St. Germain Community Park.
27 Eagle River Speedway Season Opener, 7:00 pm, Eagle River Speedway.
28 Henry Ashby Grave Marker Dedication, 11:00 am, Eagle River Cemetery.

Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe and Kayak Race

June 14th - 15th, 2014

Don't be late it's going to be great at the Eighth Annual Canoe and Kayak race!. Bring your friends, make a team, enjoy the north woods for a great cause.

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Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe/Kayak Race.

Events 2014

Saturday-Rohr’s Wilderness Tours

7:00 AM Breakfast – French Crepes, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Juice, Coffee-$6.00
8:00 AM All recreation racers must be checked in and registered and staging begins
9:00 AM Launch first race heat
Lunch at River Road Take Out - $5.00
Beer available for sale after the race at Rohr’s Wilderness Tours
4:30 PM Music by Jeff Rohr, Raffle Ticket sales
5:30 PM Dinner over the open fire – chicken breast, hamburgers, macaroni and cheese, baked beans,
and dessert - $8.00
Soda and bottled water available for sale anytime, Beer after the race and into the evening.
6:30 PM Music and Live Auction
Jeff Rohr will Play selections from his three CD’s “Play For A Cure” ,“Paddle For A Cure” and “OH MY”. CDs will be available for sale.

Sunday-Rohr’s Wilderness Tours

6:30 AM Breakfast – Hot Pancakes, fruit, cereal, muffins, pastries, coffee, juice, milk and more - $5.00
7:00 AM Pro Racers must be checked in and registered at RWT
7:30 AM Pro Race Starts at Rohr’s Wilderness Tours
8:00 AM Recreation Racers must be at River Road to be staged and checked in
9:00 AM Recreation Race Starts at River Road
2:30 PM Pig Roast begins at Eagle River Inn – $9.00
Refreshments Available at Eagle River Inn bar
Awards ceremony
Raffles and Live Auction

Great Northern Beer Festival

June 14th, 2014

2-6pm. Held at the Hi-Pines Eagle River Campground. For more information and tickets contact Bill Summers at 715-891-0421.

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Great Northern Beer Festival

FREE SHUTTLE to and from the Great Northern Beer Festival!

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 here in Eagle River and Vilas County.

Just the time to start thinking about wonderful northern Wisconsin winter 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. We have an ice rink for skating or broom ball. 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.