Family-Friendly Getaway near Twin Springs Park and the Upper Iowa River, Iowa

Decorah, Iowa (United States)

Family-Friendly Getaway near Twin Springs Park and the Upper Iowa River, Iowa

1 unit
12 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
This family-friendly getaway is located in Decorah, Iowa, and can accommodate 12 guests. There are three bedrooms and a full bathroom. The first and second bedrooms each have a queen-size bed. Up in the loft bedroom, guests will find two queen-size beds and two twin beds. The remaining sleeping spaces are provided by the sleeper sofa. In the full bathroom, guests will find a sink, a toilet, a lovely combination shower and clawfoot tub, and a luxurious sauna. Linens and towels are kindly provided.
The living room features exposed wooden beams, a gas fireplace on a stone hearth, a plush sofa, a matching love seat, two comfy recliners, and a mounted satellite TV with a DVD player. This all combines to create a warm and inviting atmosphere that will relax guests after a busy day exploring the area. The cozy sun room offers a full-size sofa bed and a satellite TV. Preparing delicious meals is a possibility in this rental, as the fully-equipped kitchen comes with an oven, a stove, a refrigerator, a microwave, a toaster, and a coffeemaker. Other amenities include air conditioning, heating, ceiling fans, a washer and dryer, an iron and board, and parking.

Outside, there is a spacious covered porch with plenty of seating, as well as a wooden trail leading through the grassy lawn. There are even various lawn games to keep the kids entertained. Should guests wish to take the cooking outside and enjoy some al fresco dining, there is a barbecue grill and a picnic table to make use of. As the sun sets, guests can light up the fire pit for roasting some s'mores. Within walking distance, guests will find the lovely Twin Springs Park, while a short drive will take guests to the Upper Iowa River access area.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Linens and pillows
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Fireplace
  • Fan
  • Dining table
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Dining room
  • Parking
  • Fire pit
  • Sauna/Steam room
  • Sun room
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Games
  • Sound system
  • BR/DVD player
  • Movie library
  • Television
This rental includes private on-site parking. For entertainment, guests will find a cable TV with a DVD player, a video library, books, and a collection of board games. No matter the temperature outside, guests can stay cozy with the indoor heating and air conditioning. Nothing beats cuddling up next to the gas fireplace on a cold day. There is also a washer and dryer to keep clothes fresh during any stay. Outside, guests can have a BBQ on the grill while enjoying the fresh air and then roast marshmallows over the fire pit as the stars begin to twinkle in the night sky.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Museums
  • Shopping
This family-friendly getaway is located in Decorah, Iowa, and enjoys a spacious grassy yard just off a tranquil road. The friendly Twin Springs Park is within walking distance, as is the 11-mile Trout Run Trail right next to the Decorah Trout Hatchery. Guests can follow the trail to the stunning Siewer Springs or stroll right over to the Upper Iowa River. The famous Upper Mississippi River is less than an hour away beyond Yellow River State Forest. Waterloo is an hour and a half away and Cedar Rapids is two hours away.


  • Horseback riding
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Wine tasting
  • Feeding animals
  • Biking
  • Winter sports
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Hunting

Right at Twin Springs Park, guests can enjoy fantastic trout fishing or go for a hike or bike ride on the mile-long woodland trail. Hunting enthusiasts will find plenty of game right in the forests of Decorah, including turkey, deer, and pheasants. Over at Yellow River State Forest, guests can take advantage of the scenic trails for horseback riding, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. The Upper Iowa River is ideal for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and tubing in the summer months, and bald eagles are known to frequent the area. The whole family can head to Siewer Springs to feed the fish and take plenty of family photos. In this family-friendly town, guests will find plenty of restaurants and shops, as well as museums, live entertainment, spas, and wineries.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Thirty: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 30 days before check-in.

Additional Information

Guests will be charged a $250 refundable damage deposit.

Pets are welcome to tag along for an additional fee.

Smoking is not allowed.

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