Cabin in Rusk County WisconsinEnjoy a rustic retreat

One of the best ways to enjoy the beauty of Wisconsin is with a cozy cabin getaway. From Northwoods retreats that will take you back to simpler times to log palaces that put the “glam” in glamping, there’s a cabin for every traveler and any budget. Want to find the cabin of your dreams? Here’s where to start.


A perfect cabin getaway starts with a great location. You have a lot of options and in Wisconsin, and there’s a lot to consider. Would you rather be right on the water or deep in the forest? Or maybe you’re a cabin cook—you may want to be near a grocery store. Perhaps you’re a mountain biker, hiker or ATVer—your ideal cabin might be right on the trail. A little research will ensure your cabin is in the perfect spot for you.


With cabins, amenities vary widely. Some cabins offer a minimalistic charm that’s good for people who want to get away from it all—you can count on plenty of rustic appeal and quiet outdoor beauty, but your phone may not get a good signal. Set up your out-of-office email and bring a good book!

Other cabins deliver all the comforts of home. High-speed internet is a given in these properties, along with high-end appliances and quality furnishings. Take time to consider your options, as they can greatly enhance your getaway. Some popular amenities that coveted cabins offer include free boat rentals, outdoor grills or firepits, fireplaces and private sandy beaches.


As you might guess, cabin rates vary widely in Wisconsin. In general, there are a few things that can help a budget-conscious traveler save big dollars. Book early—some of the most affordable options go quickly and many people book cabins a year or more in advance. Consider a “shoulder” season getaway—many properties can be rented at a discounted rate during the spring and late fall. In fact, now is the perfect time to find a deal on a spring getaway.

Also, be open to new destinations—you can find amazing beauty in places that might not be household names. You’ll find the perfect cabin in a beautiful spot and it will be your secret!

Ready to book your cabin retreat? Check out these appealing Wisconsin destinations.

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