Illinois August 31, 2017
These Waterfront Cabins In Illinois Are The Most Magical Place You’ll Stay All Year
Enjoy a rustic vacation at these waterfront cabins. Imagine waking up to the sounds of birds chirping, spending the day on the water, and curling up around a fire before bed. Whether you’re looking for a weekend trip or an extended stay, you’ll find a mix of adventure and tranquility here.
You can camp at these cabins anytime of year. Keep scrolling for room rates, amenities, and more…
Cabins on Indian Creek in Carbondale are a set of six log cabins that lie around a pond with a fountain. It creates a calming sound and picturesque view you'll never forget.
Each cabin is built from custom stone and log, which you can see on their facades. The grounds are a 30-acre wetland area nestled within the Shawnee National Forest, which is Illinois' grandest nature preserve.
There are many special amenities such as fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and outdoor fire pits. Each cabin also has an open layout, full kitchen, and a covered porch.
Room rates are moderate and require a two-night minimum stay. Prices range from $125 to $185 per night, and guests can fit four to seven people per cabin.
Allowing you to stay anytime of year, the waterfront cabins are equipped with heat and A/C. Guests can also access cable TV, a DVD player, and a washer and dryer. You'll never get homesick here.
There are also many fun outdoor activities at Indian Creek. Guests enjoy the sun deck, water slide, water swing, beaches, boating, and fishing.
There are also numerous trails for hiking, biking, and viewing wildlife. You'll likely pass rock bluffs, forestry, and this covered bridge.
There are also a plethora of local activities around the area. Favorites include the Shawnee Forest Wine Trail, which features over one dozen vineyards, and the Shawnee Bluff canopy tour, which is a zipline adventure.
There are also many restaurants with any sort of cuisine, including pizza, BBQ, Japanese, and even gourmet and upscale dining. Visitors enjoy orchards, golfing, shopping, spas, and numerous natural attractions such as Garden of the Gods, Cave-in-Rock, and Giant City State Park.
Though most popular during spring, summer, or autumn, these cabins are also available in winter. The time of year you visit just depends on what you want to see: changing leaves, frozen waterfalls, blooming wildflowers, or dense greenery.
Cabins on Indian Creek is located at
133 Rushing Road in Carbondale, and you can get more information and make reservations through its website or Facebook page.
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