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Eagle River Twisted History Tours

Eagle River, WI, USA
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About Eagle River Twisted History Tours
Eagle River Twisted History Tours invites you to discover the untold tales of debauchery, murder, and mayhem from the early days of Eagle River. This 60-minute walking tour delves into the darker, more sinister side of our local history, including stories of the first settlers, Chicago Gangsters, and Native Americans. Visit our website for tour dates, times, prices, and more info.
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Reviewed September 2, 2019

Lizzie was a great tour guide, very informative and entertaining. There were plenty of things I never knew about Eagle River! The photos helped to relate to the stories. I enjoyed this tour very much.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank wlauralyne
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

What a very interesting tour of down town Eagle River history. I never thought a sleepy little town would have such interesting background. Putting the historical buildings in context was interesting to me and loved loved loved the stories about the mob connection. I wish...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Claire K
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

The tour guide was awesome and spend plenty of time answering any questions the group had. Eagle River sure has some interesting dealings in its past.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

Lizzie was very pleasant and informative about the history of Eagle River. I really liked the historical photos that she displayed so that that I could compare historical Eagle River with present day Eagle River. If you want to know about Native American history, development...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank QMB
Lizzie L, Owner at Eagle River Twisted History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review my tour. I’m so glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed June 16, 2018

The tour sounded more fun w/a guide than just walking the main street/s of downtown Eagle River. Lizzy Lumley was our guide. It's a 1 hr. 7:30 pm nite walk. Lizzy was very bubbly & very enthusiastic about the tour. But...she said there are no...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Fun. Learned some new and cool things. Lots of pictures in her binder she brought with. She spoke well and loud. Gave some great recommendations printed out at the end to take with us.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sgray226
Lizzie L, Owner at Eagle River Twisted History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

It was a pleasure having you on the tour. I'm glad you enjoyed the tour!

Reviewed July 19, 2017

The name of the tour alone tantalized me into purchasing tickets for this event. Our tour guide, Lizzie (owner), was pleasant and kind. Couldn't ask for anything more there. Unfortunately, the information was pretty much a basic history of Eagle River. She provided information and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kelbel29
Lizzie L, Owner at Eagle River Twisted History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2017

I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed. When formulating the tour, I did want a ghost tour, but in all my research, I found no ghost stories in downtown Eagle River. I pride myself on accuracy; therefore, I didn't market myself as a...More

Reviewed July 13, 2017

The guide who grew up in the area took us on a tour of strange historical sites in the town. She was extremely knowledgeable and pleasant. I highly recommend the tour.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Andybayridge
Lizzie L, Owner at Eagle River Twisted History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2017

Thank you for the nice review. I am glad that you enjoyed the tour!

Reviewed July 5, 2017

We just returned from Lizzie's great tour and learned so much about the history and local lore of Eagle River and the surrounding area. The hour flew by and was enjoyed by old (grandparents), parents and kids (13 and 7). Great stories about interesting events...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Lizzie L, Owner at Eagle River Twisted History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2017

Thank you for the great review. It was so fun having the kids on the tour. I'm happy to hear that everyone enjoyed!

Reviewed August 24, 2016

Eagle River visitors --- after boating and cruising, you'll want some other form of entertainment. This fills the bill! Our tour guide Lizzy, her family has been in area for 30+ years. Lizzy researched & put together this walking tour of downtown Eagle River, Wisconsin....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Lizzie L, Owner at Eagle River Twisted History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2016

Thank you for coming on my tour Sue. It was a pleasure to meet you and your husband.

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kkoszy
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Response from LizzieL152 | Property representative |
Hello. The tours are held in June, July, August and September usually at 7:30 pm. Later in the summer the tour moves to 6:30 pm due to the sun setting earlier. The tour guide can make a specific tour time for your group if... More
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