Rustic Norwegian-Style Log Cabin Rental near the Upper Iowa River in Decorah, Iowa

Decorah, Iowa (United States)

Rustic Norwegian-Style Log Cabin Rental near the Upper Iowa River in Decorah, Iowa

Log Cabins
1 unit
4 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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This rustic Norwegian-style log cabin rental is hidden in the hills near the Upper Iowa River in Decorah, Iowa. There is one double bed and two sofa beds, sleeping up to four guests. The bathroom is eco-friendly and features a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens and towels are provided, and guests should be aware that although there is running water, it does run cold.

The cabin is composed of three floors, with the bedroom at the top, where guests will find the bed, a desk, some drawers, and a lovely little window to let the light in, providing magnificent views of the woodland around. Downstairs, guests will find the living area, with a shelf full of books and beautiful chairs to read in. On the ground floor is the the fully-equipped kitchen, where guests have everything they need to prepare themselves delicious home-cooked food. There is also a wood-burning fireplace, keeping the cabin toasty during the cold winter months.

Outside, guests will find themselves in the heart of nature, providing a true escape from the stresses of city living. There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation, with miles of hiking and biking trails to be found, as well as kayaking and canoeing on the Upper Iowa River. In the city of Decorah, which is located just seven miles from the accommodation, guests can eat at any one of the many great restaurants if they don't feel like cooking in the aforementioned kitchen.


  • Double bed
  • Running water
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Heating
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Dining table
  • Cooking basics
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
Guests staying here have everything they need to feel truly comfortable. From a full breakfast served fresh every morning with local ingredients to eco-friendly features like solar electricity, rainwater collection, gardening and more, guests will be truly in awe with this property. There is a full, modern kitchen, a large living area, and all the comforts of home.

Guest Services

  • Front desk service
  • Breakfast

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping
  • Movie theater
  • Museums
  • Antiquing
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars
  • Bowling
In northeast Iowa, guests will find this property secluded among the trees. A truly rustic rental, it was originally built in 1853 but has been recently remodeled to include some modern-day comforts without losing its antique feel and character. While the property offers peace and quiet in a rustic country setting, it is still easily accessible from some nearby cities. La Crosse, Wisconsin, is only an hour's drive away, and Minneapolis and St. Paul in Minnesota are a three-hour drive from the property. Guests can easily unplug from their weekly routine and escape to this property to recharge their batteries. It's truly the chance to get away from everyday life and step into another time.


  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Winter sports
  • Tennis
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Wine tasting
  • Wildlife watching

Here in Decorah, Iowa, guests have so many things to do. The Decorah Bike Trails offer miles of marked trails for mountain biking, with some easier trails as well. Those who prefer to hike find themselves surrounded by acres of parks and hiking trails, among which Dunning's Spring and Palisades-Kepler State Park are two popular places. The Upper Iowa River actually runs right through town and in the summers it's a fantastic place to enjoy some water activities. Everything from fishing and swimming to canoeing or kayaking is possible on the river and it's a great way to cool down in the summer heat. Guests can also go golfing, and in the winters, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, and more.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Sixty: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 60 days before check-in.

Additional Information

Smoking is not permitted on site. Guests should note that weekend stays require a two-night minimum. Weekday stays require a one-night minimum. Guests should inquire with the hosts if it is possible to bring a pet.

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