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Things to see & do in Eagle River


  • Article
  • Attractions
  • Dining
  • Fishing
  • Lakes & Rivers
  • Museums
  • Snowmobiling
  • Trails

Visiting Eagle River? Here's a look at some of the fun activities and attractions you can find.

Northwoods Children's Museum in Eagle River is a destination for families.

Eagle River has everything you need for a fun and relaxing vacation up north. Breathtaking beauty, outstanding recreational opportunities, unique shops and restaurants—you’ll always have something to do when you visit Eagle River. Here are some of our favorite things to see and do:

  • Dine at an authentic Northwoods restaurant. Whether you’re craving a casual Friday fish fry or looking for a relaxing fine dining restaurant, you’ll find it in Eagle River.
  • Go trophy fishing. Eagle River hosts hundreds of lakes known for excellent trophy fishing–especially for muskies.
  • Visit the Northwoods Children’s Museum. Both kids and adults can enjoy hands-on fun at the museum, which hosts 23 interactive and educational exhibits, as well as a number of programs, events and themed exhibits throughout the year.
  • Snowmobile! Thanks to numerous snowmobile clubs that maintain a 500-mile trail network known as the “Eagle River 500,” Eagle River is known to host some of the best snowmobiling in the Midwest.