When people talk about a classic Northwoods vacation, they’re talking about the Eagle River area. Located on a chain of twenty-eight lakes, the largest freshwater chain in the world, Eagle River is famous for its clear, cool lakes filled with game fish.
Ice cream parlors, candy stores and souvenir shops line Eagle River’s Main Street, conveying a genuine small town charm. In autumn, more than 40,000 enjoy the city’s Cranberry Fest – the largest food festival in the Northwoods. In winter, the community shifts gears to cross-country skiing and snowmobiling, including the World’s Championship Snowmobile Derby held on the city’s half mile iced oval.
Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center
World Championship Snowmobile Derby
January 14 - January 17
The world's premier snowmobile racing event. 1400-plus entries compete for oval and sno-cross championships in front of 30,000 spectators. Considered the...
Women on Snow Weekend & Tour
January 29 - January 31
Women meet new and old friends and ride the snowmobile trails of Vilas County. The special weekend is based out of historic Eagle Waters Resort.Trail rides...
Eagle River Cranberry Bog Tours
Lake Nokomis Cranberries, Inc. will be starting their 2016 cranberry marsh tours on Monday, August 22 leaving from the Chamber of Commerce parking lot. The...
Anvil Lake Campground
If you like to swim, boat, fish, hike, or enjoy being close to town, then Anvil Lake is the place for you. The lake has extremely clear water and very good...
Seven Scenic Natural Wonders of Vilas County
Natural Attractions and Parks
Nowhere in the Midwest will you come across a higher concentration of inland freshwater lakes. Come see all the natural beauty they have to share!