Summer nights in the city are spectacular. People are out, the lights are on, the heat from the day has settled into a warm breeze and life is good. But as much as you want to take in every minute of a Cedar Rapids summer, you probably feel that itch to head out and experience the fruits of nature.
For those of you looking for a weekend retreat or a few nights to spend with your family away from the buzzing and bustling of the city, these four vacation rental properties near Cedar Rapids are the ideal solution.
Backbone State Park — For those who don’t mind driving the distance of a little more than an hour, Backbone State Park offers just about everything you want for a fun family weekend. There are eight one-bedroom family cabins and four two-bedroom family cabins. These cabins have different layouts and amenities, so be sure to check with the park to find the one that’s perfect for your family.
Lake MacBride Cabin — Of the many cabin rentals in Iowa, this might be one of the most spectacular. Just fifteen minutes out of town, this three-bed, three-bath cabin combines history (the flooring and beams are from a 19th-century church) and modern comfort. Huge windows, classic charm and a two-minute walk to Coralville Reservoir, this is an ideal retreat for families and friends.
Cozy, cute cottage just mintes from downtown — For those looking for a home within close proximity, there are plenty of cabins for rent in Cedar Rapids. This charming cottage is surrounded by woods, has a great fire pit in back and a completely redone interior. For those who want to leave their car behind, a nearby bike trail will bring you to NewBo in about 15 minutes.
Iowa vacation rentals — There’s a lot of land in Iowa, so if you have a hankering to get out and explore a little bit more of our great state, consider looking through all the cabins available to rent through our state park system. Travel Iowa’s website has an extensive list of the many opportunities available to enjoy secluded cabin getaways and reconnect with the rural roots of our great state.
To learn more about what makes Cedar Rapids such a great place to live, contact a Coldwell Banker Hedges Realtor® today. With years of experience, they know houses and can help you get top dollar for your home.