If your seeking the classic traditional up north vacation consider Eagle River Wisconsin as your destination. Located in the heart of the Northwood’s and home to many seasonal family based events, festivals, fairs, and activities. Klondike Days (winter) Cranberry Fest (fall) County Fair (summer) and the famous World Championship Snowmobile Derby (winter) held on the city’s half-mile iced-oval.
Eagle River, Wisconsin is considered a hotbed for fish of all species. Located on both the Wisconsin River and the world’s largest manmade chain of lakes (Eagle-Three Lakes Chain), Eagle River attracts thousands of four-season visitors to its lakes, rivers and streams. Large numbers of muskie, northern, largemouth, smallmouth, walleye and panfish make the area popular with fisherman
Summer and fall fishing tournaments (including one billed as the largest musky tournament in the world The National Championship) provide even more reasons to check it out. Besides the Chain of Lakes (Eagle, Catfish, Yellow Birch, Cranberry, Scattering Rice, Duck, Lynx, Otter, and Watersmeet), Franklin, Butternut, Boot, Deerskin, Anvil, Sevenmile and others provide fishing for beginner and expert alike. The Nicolet National Forest is another significant attraction for anglers, campers, hikers, wildlife photographers, and hunters.
After you’ve caught your limit and docked your boat, the town of Eagle River offers many excellent places to shop and eat. Local restaurants serve seafood, steak, and local specialties such as the traditional Friday night fish fry in settings that range from fine dining to family-style. Eagle River’s main street shops offer a wide variety of fishing supplies, antiques, souvenirs, and other merchandise. In short, Eagle River has everything you’ll need for the perfect getaway.
Towns: Eagle River,
Bodies of Water: Eagle Chain: (Eagle, Catfish, Yellow Birch, Cranberry, Scattering Rice, Duck, Lynx, Otter,Watersmeet.) Franklin, Butternut, Boot, Deerskin, Anvil, Sevenmile.