Take the Ultimate Weekend Retreat at the Most Luxurious Cabin in the Midwest

Cabin getaways are the perfect winter aesthetics (minus any Misery or Cabin Fever hindrances). Dealing with the chaotic city, sometimes a wonderful retreat just outside of Chicago is the most useful way to go about the brutal winters. Cause we all know Chicago’s winters tend to drag on much longer than necessary.

However, instead of weighing you down with a lengthy list, UrbanMatter’s gonna switch it up a bit and give you the cream of the crop. That’s right, the ultimate Cabin destination, that’s unlike any of its competition. Luxurious, charming, and of course, pleasantly wooden, here is the ultimate cabin getaway.


*FYI…Plan ahead folks, these cabins are always booked.

 


Candlewood Cabins

Candlewood Cabins
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Since 1995, and curated by couple Susan and Norbert Calnin, Candlewood Cabins has been the serene getaway for families, couples, and individuals alike to escape the buzzing city and tune into the calming woods. Located in the rolling hills of Richland Center, Wisconsin, (approximately 4 hours from Chicago), the luxurious estate features intimate and captivating cabins, with various opportunities for activities within and around Candlewood. Choose among their 6 custom cabins, each vastly distinguished and intimate. Activities include:

  • Trailing the woods & sightseeing
  • Trout Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Tubing, Canoeing, & Kayaking
  • Bicycling
  • Movies & Parks around the area to explore

Take a look at their cabin options. It’ll be hard to choose one!


 

Meadow Houses

Candlewood Cabins
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$245 per night | *Sleeps up to 4


A prairie-style design with scenic views, Meadow Houses is the perfect cabin for the sightseers of the world.

Candlewood Cabins
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Amenities include:


  • Full kitchen
  • Full bath
  • Sheets and towels
  • Queen bed, queen Murphy Bed, blankets, pillows
  • Central air and heat
  • Big Jambox
  • Wood stove fireplace
  • Walking trails
  • Stone patio
  • Outdoor fire pit
  • Charcoal grill
  • Wireless internet
  • Firewood is available for a small fee

Check here for further details and availability.

 


Hillside Cabin

Candlewood Cabin
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$185 per night | Sleeps up to 5

Candlewood Cabin
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Located in the furthest corner of the valley, Hillside Cabin is the original shelter of Candlewood and channels the essence of a traditional cabin.


Amenities include:

  • Full kitchen
  • Full bath
  • Sheets and towels
  • Queen bed, two twin beds, futon, blankets, pillows
  • Air conditioning
  • CD player/DVD Player
  • Soaking tub
  • Wood stove fireplace
  • Walking trails
  • Screened porch
  • Outdoor fire pit
  • Charcoal grill
  • Wireless internet
  • Firewood is available for a small fee

Check here for further details and availability.

 

Glass House

Candlewood Cabin
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$140 per night | Sleeps up to 2 

Candlewood Cabin
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Nestled in the middle of the woods, Glass House will get you in touch with your wild side. Even better, a charming footbridge connects you to your kitchen and bath.

Amenities include:

  • Kitchenette that includes under-counter refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, dishes
  • Detached full bath
  • Sheets and towels
  • Queen bed, blankets, pillows
  • Air conditioning
  • Gas fireplace
  • Walking trails
  • Stone patio
  • Outdoor fire pit
  • Charcoal grill
  • Firewood is available for a small fee

Check here for further details and availability.

 

Log Cabin

Candlewood Cabin
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185 per night | Sleeps up to 5

Candlewood Cabin
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Log Cabin is a simplistic cabin, rustic and original, that’ll make you enjoy quieter times.

Amenities include:

  • Full kitchen
  • Full bath
  • Sheets and towels
  • Queen bed, two twin beds, blankets, pillows
  • Air conditioning
  • CD player/DVD Player
  • Soaking tub in loft area
  • Wood stove fireplace
  • Walking trails
  • Back deck
  • Outdoor fire pit
  • Charcoal grill
  • Wireless internet
  • Firewood is available for a small fee

Check here for further information and availability.

 

Woodland House

Candlewood Cabins
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$245 per night | Sleeps up to 2 

Candlewood Cabin
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As a new addition to the Candlewood family, Woodland House is a unique, modern home with a spiral stair tower and a multi-level deck.

Amenities include:

  • Full kitchen
  • Full bath
  • Sheets and towels
  • Queen bed, blankets, pillows
  • Central air and heat
  • Wood stove fireplace
  • Walking trails
  • Outdoor fire pit
  • Charcoal grill
  • Wireless internet
  • Firewood is available for a small fee

Check here for further information and availability.

 

The Little House Next Door

Candlewood Cabins
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125 per night | Sleeps up to 2 

Candlewood Cabins
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Located beside the innkeeper’s home, The Little House Next Door is a quaint and cute cabin, supplying you with everything you need to relax.

Amenities include:

  • Kitchenette that includes under-counter refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, dishes
  • Full bath
  • Sheets and towels
  • Queen bed, blankets, pillows
  • Central air and heat
  • Gas grill
  • Wireless internet
  • Cable TV

Check here for further information and availability.

 

Though these cabins make the perfect winter retreat, some are available all year round. My advice? Take whatever weekend you can get, and enjoy a peaceful getaway from the busy world.

 

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