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Unique Getaway in Authentic Cabooses near Elbow Lake in Callaway, Minnesota

Callaway, Minnesota (United States)
Cabooses
2 units
4 guest capacity

Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Barbecue

Glampers will not regret booking this enviously unique caboose getaway near Elbow Lake in Callaway, Minnesota, and there are two cabooses at this property. Both cabooses are just a short walk from the main lodge, where guests can enjoy mouth-watering food made from scratch at the communal dining hall and share stories with other friendly guests at the family-style meals.

Each caboose comfortably sleeps two guests and is anything but traditional on the inside. With a double bed and electric heating, guests will be more comfortable on a train than they ever imagined. The space features a private bathroom that even has a shower, so guests can get cleaned up after a day in the outdoors. Creatively reflecting the region's railroad history, guests can enjoy an innovative luxury vacation. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels additional charge
  • Bathroom
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Double bed
  • Dining room
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Heating
  • Linens additional charge
  • Shared Barbecue

There is free Wi-Fi at the lodge and parking at the property. There is a luxurious sauna and steam room that all guests are welcome to use at any time of day or night. The property features the state's largest hot tub spa that is fully enclosed with sliding glass doors and a retractable roof.

Meals can be enjoyed at the property's shared dining room, which features all-you-can-eat family-style meals made from scratch with fresh, local ingredients. Vegetarian meals can be provided with notice in advance.
Used seasonally, there is a custom-built outdoor grill for a tasty BBQ.

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Guest Services

  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • All meals
  • Breakfast

Ski lessons and ski waxing services are offered by the property staff for an extra fee. Linens and towels may be rented for $15 per person or $25 per couple. Towel rental is $7 per person. Guests can book a session with a licensed massage therapist. Beverages are available for sale.

Location + Surroundings

This breathtaking 660-acre ski resort is located in Callaway, Minnesota, just 20 miles from the Detroit Lakes and about an hour from the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area. The property sits along Little Sugarbush Lake in a stunning maple and basswood forest with miles of prairie land just to the west. Less than an hour away, guests can visit Itasca State Park and admire the dazzling source of the Mississippi River. Even closer is the Tamarack National Wildlife Refuge, only half an hour from the property. The resort lies within the White Earth Reservation boundaries and enjoys the well-preserved natural surroundings. Four and a half hours from Minneapolis and St. Paul, and four hours from both Winnipeg and Bismarck, this unforgettable getaway offers the perfect break from the rush of the city. Read More

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Biking
  • Winter sports

The star activity at this resort is definitely cross-country skiing. Guests can ski in and out of the property and also participate in other winter sports such as snowboarding, ice skating, sledding, snowshoeing, and ice fishing without even leaving the grounds.

The dazzling surroundings are full of hiking and biking trails and are ideal for bird watching and photography. Year-round adventure can be had with swimming and canoeing at the fishing dock or a relaxing soak in the expansive hot tub. There is also a shared basketball court and ping pong table for guests to enjoy.

Every Saturday, the hosts put on a Variety and Talent Show that guests can participate in, followed by a dance with a DJ.
Guest can also visit the nearby natural attractions, such as Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge and the Detroit Lake Public Beach. With so much to do, guests will crave more extra nights at this luxury resort.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 p.m.
    early check-in allowed additional charge
  • Check-out: 12:30 p.m.
    late check-out allowed additional charge
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Events allowed
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 7 days before check-in, you will receive a full refund.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of check-in, you will receive a refund for 50% of the stay, minus the first night.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion.
  • Refund does not include Glamping Hub service fee.
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Additional Information

Rates include the cabin rental, three meals per day, bottomless coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and hot cider, cookies, and fruit, plus access to the saunas, hot tub, steam room, and the trail fee.

Tiered rates are offered based on age. There are reduced prices for ages 15 to 17, further reduced prices for ages eight to 14, our lowest prices for ages four to seven, and children under three are welcome for free.
A 10% discount is offered to families as well as to Canadian residents. There is a special offer for first-time guests.

Pricing and a minimum night stay vary per season, on weekends, and on holidays.
During weekends and holiday season, there is a two-night minimum stay, which includes six meals per person. Over holiday weekends, there is a three-night minimum stay, which includes nine meals per person. After any two-night stay, a separate rate applies for additional nights. Each additional night includes three meals per person. Single-night stays may be available if there is a cancellation, in which case special pricing may apply. Midweek reservations are considered to be from Sunday night through Thursday night, not including holiday weekends or holiday seasons. Midweek bookings can be made for one night with three meals, one night with four meals, or two nights with six meals.

A deposit must be made upon booking of $100 per person or $250 per family. If a cancellation occurs, the deposit will be refunded in full, minus a $20 service fee only if the cabin is booked by another party at full occupancy.

Guests are asked to supply their own sleeping bags, pillows, towels, and swimsuits. For events, the host can supply linens, towels, and pillows.

Smoking is not permitted indoors, and this property is not pet-friendly. Read more

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