Eagle Nest Lodge
Travel Blogs from Deer River
... led to the Headwaters of the Mississippi River! Wow! Never thought we'd be doing this & it was great!! You can walk across the river on rocks or a bridge, we did both 7 then of course, I took off my shoes & socks and went in the cool clear water!!! It was truly amazing! We will absolutely need to come back here and stay in the park! There is so much more to do & see than we had time for today! Minnesota ...
... 13, 2013
This was our 9th year at Cass Lake, our 8th year at Birch Villa
People we vacationed with: 1st week- Tom, Linda, Jared, Seth, Leah, Chloe & Maddie W; Paul K and Melissa & Tommy C
2nd week- Tom, Linda, Jared, Leah, Chloe (cabin 7, prev. 14); Harold and Eleanor K (Sah-Kah-Tay, cabin 9); Roy & Deb G, Luke, Kara, Erin & Leah (BV cabin 5); Paul K and Melissa & Tommy C (BV cabin 6)
Price of Gas: $3.29-$3.39 We took two ...
... bring in 3 more perch. We also caught 2 bluegill, and even though they weren't keepers, it was fun to FINALLY catch something besides perch and rock bass. We had a rough, somewhat wet ride home, but still had a great time laughing and screaming with each wave we crashed into.
This afternoon we spent some time reading about spinal fusion in preparation for Leah's big surgery next Monday. It's starting to become more real to us, and we're all a bit nervous about what ...
Vacation Day Schedule:
9:00- Wake up, say "hello" to the Lake, start the coffee
10:00- Head out to boat. Drop off minnows at Mom & Dad's boat and almost fall in the lake trying to pass them over. Boat through the channel to Pike Bay.
11:00- Have more coffee. This time with donut.
12:00- Think about heading in. Fish for another ...
... start to our day.
By the time church was out, the sun was too! After prepping some food, we all sat down to the annual pot luck. This year we had 18 people for the picnic...Mom K, Dad K, Tom, Linda, Jared, Seth, Maddie, Leah, Chloe, Roy, Deb, Luke, Kara, Erin, Leah, Paul, Melissa, & Tommy! We enjoyed our traditional favorites: pork chops on the grill, potato casserole, and ...