Lodging

The Watersmeet area has great accommodations including lake resorts and private homes.  There are also mom and pop motels, a rustic historic hotel, and a large casino resort complex.  We have wilderness tent camping as well as RV camping.   Watersmeet has something for everyone in every price range.   No matter what the season may be, the Watersmeet area has something for you, your family and friends.

RESORTS and VACATION HOMES

AJ’S WALLEYE LODGE – Open All Year
Jim, Mary Beth and Anthony
35131 State Highway M-28
Bergland, Michigan   49910
Phone:  906-575-3557
E-mail:  iceman@walleyelodge.com
Website:  www.walleyelodge.com

AJ’s Walleye Lodge is an all season fishing & snowmobile resort on the North Shore of beautiful Lake Gogebic.  The newly renovated Lodge has Serta beds in all super clean standard rooms, lake view kitchenettes, family units, & fireplace suites.  Direct access to 7 major trails within 3 miles.  Live bait, tackle.  Pontoon, fishing boat, ice shanty rentals.  Guide service.  Fish cleaning station.  400’+ of dock space.  Within 1 mile of groceries, gas, SM repair/rental, restaurants.  WI-FI, microwaves, coffee makers, fridges in all rooms.  Plenty of grilling areas and places to relax.  Firepit.


ANGLER’S ISLE NORTHWOODS RESORT – Island open May to mid-October; Home Open All Year
The Maloney Family
6911 Thousand Island Lake Road
Land O’ Lakes, Wisconsin   54540
Phone:  773-339-5951
E-mail:  sales@anglersisle.com
Website:  www.anglersisle.com

Nostalgic island lodge & home on Mamie Lake of the Cisco Chain.  The island camp is accessible by footbridge or boat ride and offers a spectacular lodge, vintage boathouse, guest and bunk cabins, sleeping 20 comfortably.  The executive home has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, a spacious loft, sleeps 10, and includes a bunk cabin with deck and firepit –  perfect for extra sleeping or a quiet hideaway.


ARROWS, THE (ON THOUSAND ISLAND LAKE) – Open All Year
Denver and Carole Yakel
E20081 Thousand Island Lake Road
Watersmeet, MI 49969
Phone: 906-358-4390
E-mail: info@thearrowsresort.com
Website:  www.thearrowsresort.com

Deluxe vacation homes on Thousand Island Lake on the beautiful Cisco Chain.  2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes sleep up to 15.  Terrific amenities.  Some with phones, washers/dryers, dishwashers.  All with DirecTV, VCR/DVDs, and decks.  Two with double whirlpool tubs and fireplaces.  Private piers and firepits.  Boat and motor, deluxe boat, & pontoon rentals.  Super off-season and mid-week winter rates.  Snowmobile, ATV/UTV, and bike right from your door.   Plenty of parking areas.  Premium & regular gas.  We know you’ll love it here as much as we do!  Facebook:  The Arrows Resort



BENT’S CAMP RESORT and THE LODGE RESTAURANT
– Open All Year
Amy and Craig Kusick
6882 Helen Creek Road
Land O’ Lakes, WI  54540
Phone:  715-547-3487
E-mail:  vacation@bents-camp.com
Website:  http://www.bents-camp.com/

11 Units:  1 to 3 bedroom housekeeping cottages with screened porches, grills, picnic tables, fire pits & more.  Located on Mamie Lake on the beautiful Cisco Chain.  Excellent sandy beach, swim raft, playground, boat ramp, gas, bait & tackle shop.  On the snowmobile trail system.  The Lodge Restaurant & Gift Shop provide a full-service restaurant & bar with pictorial history of the Cisco Chain for your enjoyment – where history and great food meet!  Established 1896.

(Please see our ads under Restaurants and Bars and Bait Shops)


BLACKHAWK POINT  ON THOUSAND ISLAND LAKE – Open All Year
c/o Denver and Carole Yakel
E20081 Thousand Island Lake Road

Watersmeet, MI 49969
Phone: 906-358-4390

(Please see our ad under “The Arrows” in “Resorts and Vacation Homes”)


FISHER HOUSE, THE – Open All Year on Thousand Island Lake
John and Jean Frana
Contact us at:  1416 Harlem Boulevard, Rockford, IL  61103
Phone: 815-968-8304


FOXES DEN – Open May 15 – November 30
Kathy and Ben Thrall
E21897 Crooked Lake Road
Watersmeet, MI  49969
Phone: 906-358-4268


GUEST HOUSE ON MAJESTIC POINT Open May through October
Wayne and Sue Schemmer
318 Janet Avenue
Darien, IL  60561
Phone: 630-986-0948
E-mail: majesticpoint@aol.com
Website:  www.majesticpoint.com

Private, quiet, and secluded at the end of a peninsula, we offer breath-taking, panoramic views of Thousand Island Lake.  With two bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths, we can accommodate up to six people.  Amenities include a full kitchen, wrap-around deck, gas grill, outdoor fireplace, use of canoe, 2 kayaks, and fishing row-boat.  WIFI.  The BEST snowmobiling in the winter!


ISLAND VIEW ON THOUSAND ISLAND LAKE – Open All Year
c/o Denver and Carole Yakel
E20081 Thousand Island Lake Road
Watersmeet, MI 49969
Phone:  906-358-4390

(Please see our ad under “The Arrows” in “Resorts and Vacation Homes”)


JAY’S RESORT & RV SITES – Open All Year
Jay and Becky Shifra
E19848 Thousand Island Lake Road
Watersmeet, MI 49969
Phone: 906-358-4300
E-mail: info@jaysresort.net
Website:  www.jaysresort.net

13 beautiful 1-5 bedroom RENTAL HOMES on the Cisco Chain of Lakes.  Featuring 2 HAND SCRIBED FULL-LOG CABINS.  Many w/gas-log fireplaces, dishwashers & screened porches.  All w/fully equipped kitchens, DirecTV.  Amenities: coin-op laundry, sauna, beach, water trampoline & playground.  STORE: Licenses, bait, gas & ice.  BOAT RENTALS: Pontoons, deluxes w/50 hp motors, row boats w/15 hp motors.  RV SITES include a boat slip.  LOCATED ON DESIGNATED SNOWMOBILE & ORV trails.  Experience the Upper Peninsula out your front door!


PEBBLE BEACH RENTALS ON LAKE GOGEBIC – Open All Year

Jon Trolla
East Shore Road
Bergland, MI   49910
Phone:  906-575-3479


ROOT CELLAR RESORT & RESTAURANT ON LAKE GOGEBIC – Open All Year
N11071 East Shore Road
Marenisco, MI   49947
Phone:  906-842-3535


RUNNING BEAR RESORT, LLC – Open All Year
Mike & Linda Schulz
4593 Old US 45
Paulding, MI   49912
Phone:  906-827-3208
E-mail:  info@runningbearresort.com
Website:  www.runningbearresort.com

Six super clean one & two bedroom cabins.  RV sites with hookups.  Pets welcome.  Cabins are newly remodeled with fully equipped kitchens, Dish TV, BBQ grills, king & queen beds.  Pavilion with large BBQ grill, picnic tables, & fire ring great for groups.  Fishing, hunting, fall colors, canoeing & cross-country skiing.  Snowmobile & ATV right from your door.  Bond Falls, Paulding Mystery Light, Casino and golf courses just minutes away.


SIMPLER TIMES CABIN  – Open Year Round
Mark & Nikki Adamson
E25270 Old US 2
Watersmeet, MI   49969
Phone:  877-538-2788
E-mail:  info@simplertimescabin.com
Website:  www.simplertimescabin.com

Authentic Log Cabin Rental directly on the Ontonagon River and snowmobile/multi-use trail.  3 bedroom/1 bath sleeps 6.  Open ceilings, beautiful exposed log beams, and open floor plan in living room/dining/kitchen.  Pet friendly and we offer DirecTV, washer and dryer, fireplace, BBQ grill, plenty of on-site parking, riverside fire pit and gorgeous views of the river.  The snowmobile trail crosses the drive – sled right out the front door for immediate access to all-day fun!


STICKLEY BEAVER LODGE GETAWAY – Open All Year

Historic Stickley, Cisco Chain, Kakabika Falls, Lake Gogebic Area

Phone:  920-680-7095 or 920-530-6401 (call or text)


SUNRISE LODGE – Open All Year
5894 West Shore Road
Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540
Phone: 715-547-3684 or 800-221-9689
E-mail: sunlodge@newnorth.net
Website:  www.sunriselodge.com

Family oriented recreational resort on Lac Vieux Desert.  American Plan (all inclusive) and housekeeping.  Public dining – call for hours.  Supervised summer activities, tennis, bikes, basketball, mini golf and more.  Fully furnished units.  1 – 6 bedrooms.  Central heat / air conditioning, fireplaces, cable TV and VCR/DVD players.  Boats, motors, pontoons, canoes available.  Pets welcome.  Free high speed internet.  Heated fish cleaning house with warm running water.  On snowmobile trail.  Open year ’round.


SUNSET VIEW COTTAGE ON THOUSAND ISLAND LAKE  – Open May to October on Thousand Island Lake
c/o Denver and Carole Yakel
E20081 Thousand Island Lake Road
Watersmeet, Michigan   49969
906-358-4390

(Please see our ad under “The Arrows” in “Resorts and Vacation Homes”)


SYLVANIA WILDERNESS CABINS
E21831 Crooked Lake Road
Watersmeet, MI  49969
Mailing Address:  Tim Schmidt, W5541 Firelane 12, Menasha, WI  54952
Phone 920-731-0725

E-mail:  info@sylvaniawildernesscabins.com
Website:  www.sylvaniawildernesscabins.com

Clean, quiet, fully furnished cabins on Crooked Lake – a beautiful lake located almost entirely within the Sylvania Wilderness.  Paddle across pristine lakes.  Hike through majestic virgin forest.  Enjoy great fishing, swimming, & biking.  Explore.  Relax.  Experience the scenic beauty, wildlife, & serenity of a still wild Northwoods.  NO jet skis or gas motorboats!


THUNDER BAY RESORT – Open All Year
Jim and Rochelle
2198 South Shore Road
Phelps, Wisconsin   54554
Phone:  715-547-3801
E-mail:  thunder@nnex.net
Website:  www.thunder-bay-resort.com

Located on Lac Vieux Desert, Thunder Bay Resort offers year round lodging and our year-round bar.  We offer Pontoon Boat and Snowmobile Rentals on the premises.  Enjoy our sandy beach, water trampoline, and two playground areas for kids.  We now accept pets with conditions.  There are fire pits scattered throughout the resort grounds.  It’s a great place for a get away any time of the year!


TIMBER COVE COTTAGE – Open Spring, Summer, and Fall
Karin Pioli
1660 South Surrey Lane
Lake Forest, IL  60045
Phone: 847-295-7445
E-mail:  CAPGoofy@aol.com

Private 1000 sq. ft. 3 bedroom home on Thousand Island Lake/Cisco Chain (sleeps 8).  Includes 14 foot aluminum boat, screened gazebo, private dock, firepit, satellite dish, dishwasher, grill, gas fireplace, and linens.  Join us for family vacations, fishing, boating, hunting, and fall colors.   Boat/motor rentals available nearby.


VACATIONLAND RESORT & RV SITES – Open All Year
Craig and Lisa Hesse
E19636 Hebert Road
Watersmeet, MI 49969
Phone: 906-358-4380
E-mail:   info@vacationlandresort.com
Website:  www.vacationlandresort.com

13 lakeside well-maintained, fully equipped cabins on Thousand Island Lake.   Satellite TV, DVD players; some with fireplaces and dishwashers.  Deluxe fishing boats, pontoon rentals, and gas available.  Sandy beach, sauna, playground, kayaks, and paddleboat free to guests.  Fishing, hunting, fall colors, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and snow shoeing.  Also 2 RV sites with full hookups for water, sewer, electric, and boat dock.


WILDERNESS BAY LODGE AND RESORT – Open All Year
Dan, Laura and Juls Hance
E20060 Thousand Island Lake Road
Watersmeet, MI  49969
Phone:  906-670-2088
E-mail:  wildernessbaylodgeandresort@gmail.com
Website:  wildernessbaylodgeandresort.com

Opening May 2017!  Five year-round cabins fully furnished on Thousand Island Lake on the Cisco Chain.  Convenience store offering bait, fuel, packaged beer and wine, and essentials.  Every cabin has an incredible view and is lakeside for easy access.


WIND DRIFT RESORT – Open All Year
Dave and Louann Lamoreaux
P.O. Box 155
Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540
Phone: 906-544-2262
E-mail: info@winddriftresort.com
Website:  www.winddriftresort.com

The only resort on the MI side of Lac Vieux Desert open year round.  8 modern fully equipped 1 – 4 BR housekeeping cabins (some handicap access) with all modern conveniences plus wireless internet access & TVs.  Level grounds. All sand beach frontage.  Included are aluminum boats, recreation room, open air pavillion, firepit, BBQ grill, motor & pontoon rental, horseshoes, tetherball, volleyball, badminton & basketball.  Whether you fish, hunt, bike, hike, ice fish, snowmobile, x-c ski, nature view or just relax, the Wind Drift is your year round vacation destination.


MOTELS AND HOTELS

BEL AIR MOTEL – Open All Year
4163 Highway B
Land O’ Lakes, Wisconsin   54540
Phone:  715-547-3343
E-mail: bob@belair-motel.com
Website:  www.belair-motel.com

11 spacious units, 2 double beds, individual heat and air-conditioning, color cable TV, phones, free WIFI, tub with showers, carpeted.  Non-smoking rooms.  MC, Visa, and Discover cards.  Adjoins golf course.  Convenient to Sylvania, airport, restaurants, shopping, fishing, hunting, canoeing, swimming, X-C and downhill skiing, trap and sporting clay ranges.  Located on snowmobile and bike trails.  Located on an ATV/UTV Route.  Two pet rooms available.   


DANCING EAGLES HOTEL – Open All Year
N5384 US Highway 45, P. O. Box 129
Watersmeet, MI   49969

Phone: 906-358-4226 and 800-895-2505
Website:  www.lvdcasino.com

Adjacent to the Lac Vieux Desert Resort Casino on US 45 North, a luxurious 132 room hotel complex with conference rooms and RV parking.  Relax and enjoy the indoor pool, sauna, and whirlpool.  Choose from a variety of rooms including fireplace & whirlpool suites to handicap accessible rooms.  For reservations call toll free (800) 895-2505, local (906) 358-4226


GATEWAY LODGE, RESTAURANT & LOUNGE – Open All Year
P.O. Box 596 – Corner of Highway 45 and County B
Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540
Phone: 800-848-8058 or 715-547-3321
E-mail: gateway@gateway-lodge.com
Website:  www.gateway-lodge.com

“Come Back to Tradition”…one of the Northwoods most heralded treasures.  Beautiful rustic décor, suites and studios each offering kitchenettes, cable TV, telephone, and wireless internet.  Indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, restaurant and lounge.  Located in Downtown Land O’ Lakes and adjacent to airport, golf course, biking, ATV and snowmobile trails.

Please see our ad under “Restaurants and Bars”, too. 


LONESOME PINE LODGE AND CAFE – Open All Year
4663 Highway 45
Paulding, Michigan  49912
Phone:  906-458-4698 or 906-285-0479


NORDINE’S LODGING – Open All Year
US 2 & Highway 45,  P.O. Box 308
Watersmeet, MI  49969
Phone:  906-358-4717
E-mail address: angb@chartermi.net
Website:  www.nordinewatersmeet.com

Large & spacious rooms with kitchenette, cable TV, and enough room and bedding to comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests.  Located right on the snowmobile trails.


PINEAIRE RESORT/MOTEL – Open All Year
N2091 Highway 45
Watersmeet, Michigan   49969
Mailing Address:  P. O. Box 447, Land O’ Lakes, WI   54540
Phone:  906-544-2313


CAMPGROUNDS

BORDERLINE RV PARK – Open May through October
Lee and Nancy Noffke
6078 Highway 45
Land O’ Lakes, WI   54540
Phone:  715-547-6169
Email: borderlinerv@gmail.com
Website:  www.borderlinervpark.com

We are located 1 1/2 miles south of Land O’ Lakes on Highway 45 at the Wisconsin River.  All sites have full hook-ups and WIFI.  Pull thrus to accommodate Big Rigs.  Modern heated bath house and laundry facilities.  Daily, weekly, monthly, and seasonal rates.  ATVs and UTVs are always welcome.


JAY’S RESORT & RV SITES with FULL HOOKUPS
E19848 Thousand Island Lake Road
Watersmeet, MI    49969
Phone:  906-358-4300

Please see our ad under “Resorts and Vacation Homes”


NORTHSHORE CAMPGROUND
Kirk Osterling
E24885 Misery Bay Road
P.O. Box 651
Watersmeet, MI   49969
Phone: 906-544-2188
E-mail address:  northshorecampgr@aol.com
Website:  www.northshore-campground.com

On north shore of Lac Vieux Desert.  Full hookups, tent spots and lake-front wooded sites.  Modern bath facilities with showers;  WI-FI. 50 amps. Pull throughs.  Laundromat.  Pets allowed.  Sewer.  Dump station.  Boat docking, sandy beach, level grounds.  Modern cabin and camping trailer rentals with A/C, color TV, deck with gas grills.  Daily, monthly, and seasonal rentals.


OTTAWA NATIONAL FOREST SERVICE
E23979 US 2 East
Watersmeet, MI  49969
Phone:  906-358-4551
Website:  www.fs.usda.gov/Ottawa


VACATIONLAND RESORT & RV SITES
E19636 Hebert Road
Watersmeet, MI   49969
Phone:  906-358-4380

(Please see our ad under “Resorts and Vacation Homes”)