New Vacation Home Listed — in the ‘National Register of Historic Places’

Old Century Farm House

This unique vacation property rests in the rural countryside, just minutes from Wisconsin Dells. There are three bedrooms ( two new queen beds , one double bed, one twin bed) and two bathrooms. The spacious Old Century Farm House includes twelve ft ceilings, two large porches, an equipped kitchen,  and more.  The vacation home is great for those seeking a quiet retreat in the country and those looking for an adventure. Within a 30 minute radius, there are a variety of Wisconsin attractions to appeal to all ages.

WI Dells 15 minutes – Duck/boat tours, golfing, theaters, shopping, hiking, water-parks, amusement parks, Lake Delton, horseback riding, zip line tours, and more
Baraboo30 minutes – Devil’s Lake, International Crane Foundation, antique shops, Circus World Museum, art
Reedsburg20 minutes – State bike trail, antique shops, quilting shops, coffee shops, golfing
Elroy20 minutes – State bike trails, hiking, canoeing, coffee shops
Mauston5 minutes – Canoeing, horseback riding, hiking, Award Winning Carr Valley Cheese Factory (watch cheese being made/taste samples), Burr Oak Winery, boating, swimming, gift shops, fishing, Castle Rock Lake, Lake Redstone, golfing, and restaurants
Necedah30 min – National Wildlife Refuge (view cranes,birds,other local and migratory wildlife, go hiking)

The vacation home was built in 1863 and is in the National Register of Historic Places . Henry Dawes, who built the the Old Century Farm House, was father of Rufus Dawes. Rufus Dawes was involved in the Civil war in Mauston and then commanded Company K of the 6th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry of the Iron Brigade at Gettysburg. We love the unique aspect to the vacation property, how often can you say that you vacationed in a piece of history?

              Other popular Wisconsin vacation locations:

Minocqua          |          Eagle River          |          Door County

Driftwood Lodge in Minocqua, Wisconsin

Driftwood Lodge in Minocqua includes 5 different vacation homes and 4 vacation suites. The lodge is nestled in the Northwoods, along the shoreline of Mercer Lake. With all of the great amenities and features of the lodge, you’ll be spending so much time enjoying Wisconsin’s fresh air. Vacationers can enjoy picnic tables, weber grills, and swinging hammocks. Gather up your family and friends for a game of basketball or volleyball. Don’t forget about exploring the lake — Driftwood Lodge offers 1 canoe and 7 kayaks for vacationers enjoy. Spend an afternoon enjoying the outdoor heated swimming pool then relax at the campfire area by night.

There are a variety of vacation properties at Driftwood Lodge to fit your needs. Watch the slide show for information, or visit for more details.

Other popular Wisconsin vacation locations:

St. Germain          |          Eagle River          |          Wisconsin Dells


New Property: Buena Vista Lodge in Pickerel, Wisconsin

Unique features of the Buena Vista Lodge

  1. Size. The property sleeps up to 26 vacationers and has over 10,000 square feet of living space. Buena Vista Lodge can host simple Getaways, family reunions, or corporate retreats. There are nine bedrooms with additional living areas to accommodate the masses!
  2.  Beautiful Lakes. The vacation home is on Pickerel Lake which is about 1,300 acres. Additionally there is a river that smaller boats may use to get to Crane Lake (400 acres). Love to fish? With your stay is a 14’ fishing boat with paddles. There is also a two-person paddle boat, a kayak, and canoe. Or skip the boats for an afternoon and take a swim right off the dock and enjoy a game of sand volleyball. Either way, you’re in for a great time.
  3. Outdoor living space. Take a seat and sip your morning coffee while relaxing on the deck, grill out with the two full size Webber grills, and head to the campfire in the evening. Also enjoy the screened porch which is great for vacations in the spring, summer, and fall.
  4. Games.  In the home there is a pool table, foosball table, shuffleboard, and ping pong table…need I say more?
  5. Hiking Trails. Take a peaceful walk through the various trails that wrap around the 70 acres of land. For the snowmobile lover, there are local trails that start right from the lake.  In the county there is 500 miles of groomed trails and an average of 50 inches of annual snow. In the warmer months, take an ATV out on the nearby Augustyn Springs ATV trail.
  6. Private Island. When you’re at the beach area, there is a path that goes along the shoreline which leads to a bridge. The bridge will lead you over the secluded island. Keep an eye out to see eagles, otters, muskrats, etc.!

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Travel to Northern WI and enjoy the Buena Vista Lodge in Pickerel, Wisconsin. More information regarding the property can be found on RentWisconsinCabins.

Other Popular Wisconsin vacation destinations:

Eagle River          |          Twin Lakes         |         Wisconsin Dells

New Property: Resort on White Sand Lake in Northern Wisconsin

Timber Bay Resort in Lac Du Flambeau

Located on White Sand Lake, Timber Bay Resort offers 10 fantastic vacation cabins for rent. Spend your afternoon on the large sandy beach (kids can play with beach toys). You will also find a large trampoline in the water and a large floating water raft! At the resort, vacationers have free access to kayaks, canoes, and paddle boats. Fishing boats, pontoon, and jet ski are available for rent. Love to fish? The property has a cleaning house with running water to prepare your catches of the day.

Timber Bay Resort is only 15 minutes from Minocqua for shopping, movies, restaurants…but there’s no traffic noise at the resort!

Find more information about Timber Bay Resort in Lac du Flambeau here.

               Other Popular Wisconsin vacation destinations:

    Eagle River          |          Twin Lakes         |         Wisconsin Dells

Introducing Hauser’s Bayfield Cabin

Think secluded. Think relaxation. It’s Bayfield.

We’ve just added (yet another!) vacation property to RentWisconsinCabins. Enjoy northern Wisconsin in Hauser’s Bayfield Cabin. Let this vacation property be your home away from home. The private setting offers peacefulness with scenic views of nature from every window. Enjoy the pine ceilings, designer bath, granite counters, knotty cherry cabinets, and more. Also included in the cabin is WiFi, Netflix, Pandora music, and Sirius Satellite radio. The property has one bedroom and generally sleeps up to 2. Though two more people can stay at the cabin if one person sleeps on the sofa and one sleeps on the chaise in the living room.

Thinking of taking a winter retreat? Across from Hauser’s is the main snowmobile trail to Lake Superior. Or bundle up and spend a day ice fishing on Lake Superior. During the warmer months, enjoy the outdoor grill and firepit. A few hundred yards from the vacation property is a trail which leads to the Town of Russell public beach (photo above). Here you can enjoy the view of the Raspberry Island Lighthouse, take a dip in the water, or put in a kayak. The Bayfield area offers other great recreational options, fantastic dining, and various festivals and events

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               Other Popular Wisconsin vacation destinations:

    Eagle River          |          Twin Lakes         |         Wisconsin Dells


Recently Added Vacation Property: Country Retreat home

Nestled in the heart of the southern unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, the Country Retreat home is perfectly located for the weekend break, a leisurely mid-week holiday or a month-long retreat.  The location is ideal for nature lovers – the trails are across the road. During the summer months, one can enjoy horseback riding, nearby water recreation, bird watching, and of course the trails. Winter activities include cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, sledding, ice fishing, ice skating, and more. Take a short 15 minute drive to Lake Geneva and shop, spa, dine, and more. There’s something for everyone at the Country Retreat!

​Contact the Country Retreat Home owners to book your next vacation! You book directly with the rental owner — there’s no middleman — so you save!

              Other Popular Wisconsin vacation destinations:

    Eagle River          |          Twin Lakes         |         Wisconsin Dells


Recently Added: Twin Waters Resort

We would like to introduce our newest resort on! Twin Waters Resort includes 9 water-front vacation homes. In addition to these vacation homes, there are cabins available through Twin Waters Resort or Big Arb Resort. Below are snapshots of the nine vacation homes, visit the St. Germain vacation rentals page to find more information!

For more photos and information, visit the St. Germain vacation rentals page.

           Other Popular Wisconsin vacation destinations:

    Eagle River          |          Twin Lakes         |         Wisconsin Dells