Top 15 Lakefront Cabin Rentals In Wisconsin, USA - Updated 2022

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Graced with shimmering shorelines of two Great Lakes, namely Lake Superior and Lake Michigan, Wisconsin is a beautiful state in the US. Scenic diverse landscapes, sprawling expanses of charming hills, and mountain biking and hiking opportunities attract a lot of nature lovers to reconnect with nature. Milwaukee, the biggest city in the state, is home to the incredible Milwaukee Public Museum which boasts fascinating recreated villages from different parts of the world. Outdoor enthusiasts will have a great time enjoying water sports and activities, such as swimming, kayaking, boating, fishing, and more. If you are planning a refreshing lakeside excursion in this lovely city and looking for lakefront accommodation, stress yourself no further. Scroll down to find some of the best lakefront cabins in Wisconsin, USA, to unwind.

1. Pet-friendly cabin with lake views (from USD 195)

Surrounded by Deepwoods Lake on both the eastern and western sides, this cabin offers a relaxing retreat for you and your loved ones. From bird-watching to canoeing in the lake, there are plenty of fun things to do during your stay. Swimming and fishing are also allowed in the lake. And after a long day of outdoor adventures, you can relax in the front sitting area which looks out to the sparkling waters.

The place offers cooking basics in the kitchen, a fireplace in the living room, and Wi-Fi throughout the rental. Outside are plenty of outdoor spaces that are ideal playgrounds for children. As this is a pet-friendly accommodation, four-legged friends are also welcome to stay.

LAKE CABIN - TIMELESS BEAUTY Nestled 15' Feet Away from Water On 150' Peninsula
75 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the cabin was very clean and comfortable
the outhouse also was very clean and pleasant
it was so unique clean and everything we needed for a relaxing vacation to unwind
Host:
kurt wad responsive to any questions
Location:
nearby towns have grocery stores gift shops and supplies
we loved the place it is in such an ideal location
the location is perfect with great fishing and frog catching off of both of the docks
we particularly enjoyed the free firewood this year thank you for such a great place to stay
what a great place to rest and relax for a week
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2. Grand accommodation best for families (from USD 575)

With a large and luxurious living space, this cabin is perfect for multi-family gatherings and retreats. It is located north of Green Bay, tucked in the middle of Explosion Lake, Reservoir Pond, Horn Lake, and Little Horn Lake. Its setting provides guests with easy access to snowmobiling trails. Kayaks are also provided so guests can enjoy paddling in the waters for hours.

Apart from amenities such as air conditioning and Wi-Fi, there are entertainment options inside the rental as well. The rental comes with access to a game room found in a separate building. This area has a wide entertainment space, game tables, and a large flat-screen TV, perfect for fun bonding times with the group.

Lakefront secluded mult-family retreat with game room and two cabins.
9 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 23 Guests 8 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 23
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
plenty of space clean warm and inviting
Host:
our host megan was easy to reach and very helpful with questions and assistance
host was great and easy to work with
Location:
tremendous property in a great location
beautiful facilities & location would definitely rent here again
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3. Rustic retreat with views of the Apostle Islands (from USD 270)

Perched on the banks of Lake Superior is this rustic retreat with incredible views of the Apostle Islands. It is a two-story cabin equipped with heating and cooking basics. Out on the deck is a comfy sitting area perfect for relaxing and enjoying the views. On lovely evenings, you can sit by the outdoor fire pit and make delicious s’mores.

While the property is quite secluded, it is still conveniently close to modern amenities in town. Downtown Bayfield and a casino are just 5 minutes away from the property.

Lake front property with stunning view of the apostle islands
11 reviews
cabin 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we saw fish jumping a weasel like animal and deer walked right past the kitchen window
Cleanliness:
marginally clean
Location:
secluded and peaceful yet close to all kinds of area attractions
this location can't be beat this was a dream to wake up to each morning
can’t get closer to superior than this warm and cozy-spent the morning watching otters in the lake
super private and places to walk in nature
the cabin is cute cozy quiet and a little quirky
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4. Peaceful cabin with a dock (from USD 140)

If your getaway plans involve lots of outdoor activities, then this log-sided cabin is the ideal place to stay. The property is located on Loon Lake and surrounded by the Loon Lake State Wildlife Area. Swimming, fishing, and canoeing are some of the best things to do here. As there are plenty of deer and other animals that frequent the premises, it’s also a great spot for hunting and wildlife viewing. Water sports gear and a canoe are also provided for a full outdoor experience.

The rental is equipped with heating, board games, and a Smart TV. Guests who want to spend their downtime relaxing in the living room can also enjoy views of the lake and the dock.

Cozy Lakefront Cabin w/ canoe, hammock, fire-pit & grill! Perfect group getaway
73 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the extra fans in the cabin were put to good use
the bathroom was remodeled since our last visit and it was lovely we will be back next year
we love the cabin as we all get our own room
Cleanliness:
very quiet clean lake
lots of good fishing very clean lake
very clean nice lake good fishing
all was clean and acceptable
very nice cabin that was clean
Host:
owner is engaging and communicates key information throughout
jim and becky are great hosts and always strive to improve the cabin
the hosts have taken extra precautions which gave me more confidence and ease
Location:
a perfect place for a family to get away
the location is perfect and we spent loads of time floating on the water
we love being so close to the water and enjoy all the hiking trails in the area
it was nice that it was so close to the twins cities
great place to stay
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5. Relaxing haven with kayaks (from USD 160)

Make the most of your adventure in Wisconsin by staying in this two-bedroom cabin. It offers a beautiful, waterfront location on School Section Lake where you can go kayaking to your heart’s content. Kayaks and a canoe are provided. You can enjoy fishing right off the dock as well. The cabin has a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare and cook the day’s catch. Other amenities in the rental also include central heating, air conditioning, and a flat-screen TV.

If you want to spend lazy afternoons outside, you can relax on the swing chair or hammock provided. You can also explore some attractions nearest to the property, including Friendship Beach and Montello Granite Park.

Lakefront Westfield Cabin w/Dock, Kayak & Canoe!
52 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the cabin was clean and the area was clean too
Location:
a place to just unwind cute little cabin
we got lucky with this spot it is located on a very small and quiet lake
i was a perfect spot for sightseeing in central and southern wisconsin
so relaxing and quiet perfect few days away
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6. Pet-friendly cabin with lake views in Door County (from USD 697)

If you are a big family planning to spend your holidays by the lake in Wisconsin with your beloved pet dog, this waterfront retreat can be the right choice to unwind. As its present Clark Lake and just a short stroll away from Lake Michigan, you get to watch spectacular views of the lake. The vacation rental is big enough to sleep up to 15 guests. Miss your furry friend no more, as the accommodation allows three pet dogs with some additional charges. The availability of two docks and a Pontoon boat hire encourage you to explore the lake with your boating skills. Enjoy quiet, pleasant lake life by heading out for swimming, fishing, and hiking during your stay here. Spend quality time with your family on the farm-table and at gazebo as the day ends. Enjoy caving adventures at Cave Point County Park, which is 1.4 miles (2.24 kilometres) away.

Private Peninsula Waterfront Cabin in Door County
11 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 15 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
this property was absolutely beautiful the point had room for our entire group it was clean and very comfortable
Host:
owners so concerned that we were having a good time and everything worked
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7. Charming abode best for families in Jacksonport (from USD 470)

Are you planning holidays with your kids in Wisconsin and long to stay on the shores of a beautiful lake? If yes, this charming, clean, and bright lakeside cabin awaits you. Being just 100 feet (30.5 meters) away from Lake Michigan, you get to stay a few steps away from the lake. Unwind on the sweet outdoor furniture with your kids, and feel the warmth by sitting near the lakeshore fire pit in the evening. Indulge in lakeside activities, such as strolling on the shores of the lake, wading, and bike-riding. Discover underwater caves and limestones by visiting Cave Point County Park, which is just 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometres) away.

Neat Cottage Getaway On The Lake Michigan Rugged Shore=relax-romantic-restore-ah
Jacksonport, WI, US
4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

8. Pet-friendly haven with sunset views in Door County (from USD 197)

Embark on an exciting lakeside excursion with your dear pet by booking this lovely cabin in Wisconsin. Indulge in cooking delicious meals for your family in the full kitchen here, and relish your dinner on the screened-in porch as you watch the spectacular sunset. Stream a good movie on the Smart TV for your family. Recline on the waterside deck and please your eyes with magnificent water views. Have a great time playing with your furry friend, as the cabin is pet-friendly. Reconnect with nature by visiting Potawatomi State Park, which is 5.4 miles (8.7 kilometers) away.

Charming, *Dog Friendly* Door County Cabin on the Bay!
37 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the small kitchen has a hodge podge of kitchen stuff with a few good pans
Cleanliness:
a true cabin but clean and functional
Location:
the location was amazing
the location is the best
private quiet everything we were hoping for centrally located to wherever we wanted to go
the screened-in porch was a great place to work puzzles
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9. Family-friendly cottage with panoramic views in Door County (from USD 271)

If you are looking for a nostalgic cottage-stay in a rustic setting by the lake in Wisconsin, this log cabin is ideal for you to settle back. Stay steps away from the water, and listen to the sounds of the shore-lapping waves. As it sits between Egg Harbor and Sturgeon Bay, take in eye-catching views of the bay and sunset as you sit back here. Be pleased to watch your kids having fun running and playing outdoors. Snuggle up near the fireplace in the chilly evenings. Visit historic Sturgeon Bay Bridge, which is 4.5 miles (7.2 kilometers) away from here.

Updated furnishings! - Thenell Cottage - Rustic Charm just steps from the Bay!
21 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was surprisingly good
the fireplace was a welcome feature and the wifi was better than we expected
Location:
thje birmingham bar is "operation central" for this property - what a fun place
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10. Waterfront home with sunrise views in Oconto (from USD 153)

Make your family outing to Wisconsin full of fun by booking this charming waterfront cottage to relax. Kick-off your day by watching serene sunrise and beautiful waterfowl. Sip on a cup of hot coffee and relish savory breakfast as you relax on the wraparound porch. Sit by the outdoor firepit in the chilly evenings and use a gas grill to prepare and devour barbecue specialties. Head out to the lake with the boat for boating and fishing excursions. Take your kids to North Bay Shore Recreation Area, which is just 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) away for some outdoor games and fun.

Family friendly, 2Bedroom, Waterfront, 39min North of Green Bay & Lambeau field
90 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furnishings are comfortable and easy - makes you feel as though you are at home
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
well stocked and clean cabin
the property was clean and well organized
the cabin was clean and cozy
very clean and great communication from the owner
Host:
adam was very responsive
adam was so friendly and made sure all our needs were met
owners were great to work with
property owner was very easy to work with an accommodating
adam is always very responsive and super friendly
Location:
it was a perfect isolated getaway location
the waterfront location is beautiful
a great place for a family get away
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11. Cozy lodging with porch steps away from the lake in Mercer (from USD 199)

Lakeside escapade, eye-pleasing views of sun and water, a pier for boating, and snuggling up by a firepit is all that you have in mind, this lakeside cabin in Wisconsin awaits you. The well-furnished vacation rental sits on the magnificent shores of the lake Flambeau Flowage and is steps away from a pier that encourages you to head out for a boating venture. Take in spellbinding water views as you enjoy delicious breakfast on the porch. Spend the day enjoy and exploring the lake, and settle back on the lounge chairs or near the firepit outdoors to drive all your daylong stress. Use a large outdoor grill and prepare lip-smacking delicacies to please your taste buds. Take time out to visit Fisherman’s Landing, a beautiful park, which is just 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away.

Cozy Cabin steps from Flambeau Flowage
Mercer, Wisconsin, United States
16 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
clean and tidy right on the water
very clean and comfortable plenty of amenities
Host:
caroline was a fabulous host the cabin was exactly what we were looking for
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12. Lakefront paradise in the Kenosha wilderness (from USD 125)

Reconnect with nature by choosing to stay in this lakefront accommodation while touring through Wisconsin. Nestled on the mesmerizing Lake Michigan, this fully remodeled cabin serves as a cozy vacation rental for solo adventurers, a couple, or a family of three guests. Start your day by sipping on a cup of hot coffee on the deck that overlooks the lake, and take in jaw-dropping views of Lake Michigan. The place is ideal for ice fishing. So, if you are here in the cold months, try your hands at ice fishing. Experience the tranquillity of the surroundings as you get to stay in the lap of nature. Visit the Dinosaur Discovery Museum, which is 1.2 kilometers (0.7 mile) away.

Lake Michigan Writer’s Cabin
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
398 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view was able to make a full breakfast in the kitchen
fan about fell out of the ceiling when we turned it on
a/c works great parking is a perk
Cleanliness:
it is a small but cozy space that was very clean when we arrived
clean comfy and so many thoughtful amenities
it was clean and had everything we needed too
the home was very clean well-stocked and comfortable
the cabin was very warm and welcoming and perfectly clean
Host:
host was friendly and responsive
she was very kind and hospitable
niko is an amazing host
nikos is a great host very responsive
easy check in and the host is very responsive
Location:
cute place in a good location in kenosha
walking distance to downtown with good restaurants and shops close by
great quiet getaway walking distance to the beach and awesome location
location is a plus nice quiet neighborhood and right next to bars and restaurants within walking distance
it is in a great location walk everywhere
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13. Rustic lakeside hideaway with two lofts in Mercer (from USD 212)

Escape the stress of hectic routine life by planning a lakeside escapade in Wisconsin. Choosing this luxury cabin lets you experience the rustic charm while allowing you to stay in comfort with all modern amenities at your fingertips. Set on the beautiful Lake of the Falls, this vacation rental encourages you to indulge in canoeing and swimming. Prepare warm and delicious meals, and devour them in the sunroom leisurely. Explore outdoors by enjoying alfresco dining at the picnic table with your beloved family. Experience the thrill of snowshoeing at Mecca Trail, which is nearby.

Lakefront Mercer Cabin w/2 Lofts, Fire Pit & Porch
Mercer, Wisconsin, United States
29 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 8 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Location:
the location is really special
great location great stay
great location for snowmobiling nice wood pellet burning was needed on cold nights
was a great place to stay
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14. Pet-friendly retreat with private dock in Manitowish Waters

Waking up to mesmerizing views of the lake, filling your day with swimming and fishing, and holidaying with your furry friend is all that you have in your mind, this pet-friendly lakefront cabin awaits you. Set on the shore of Spider Lake amid the pines, this beautiful vacation rental is an inviting retreat to enjoy a vacation with your pet dog. The availability of the private dock encourages you to indulge in boating and fishing excursions. If you are visiting it in the winter, do not miss the thrill of ice fishing and exploring snowmobile trails here. Experience all the wilderness that the Northwoods has to offer.

NEW! Lakefront Home with Dock, Free Pontoon, Free WIFI, Kayaks,Dog-Friendly,
3 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds couches etc
good for kids with the downstairs bedroom w 4 twin beds
Cleanliness:
neighborhood was quiet and the cabin was very clean- perfect for our bigger group
Location:
located on the water in a nice little bay very close to gas for the boat which is nice
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15. Classic waterfront sanctuary with boating opportunities in Manitowish Waters

Get an unforgettable experience by preferring to stay in this lakefront lodging during your excursion in Wisconsin. Create lovely memories of canoeing in the pleasant waters of Manitowish River and fishing in the majestic Manitowish chain of 10 charming lakes. If you are big on reading, the lovely reading nook here awaits you with an outstanding literary collection. Explore the beautiful Manitowish Waters, which is just 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away.

Rest Lake Log Cabin
Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin, United States
4 reviews
Entire cabin 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Host:
patience and charles were wonderful and welcoming hosts
absolutely wonderful location and accommodations the hosts were very accommodating and welcoming
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Embark on a lakeside excursion in Winconsin

Wisconsin is a mesmerizing state blessed with scenic nature and water bodies. Putting your feet up in a waterfront accommodation is sure to gift you a memorable and rejuvenating experience. So, book one of these lakefront cabins in Wisconsin, USA, and venture out for a refreshing break.

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Manjiri Kochrekar is a travel blogger from India. She loves exploring and learning various destinations, their history, culture, and peculiarities. Writing is her passion, which means she enjoys...Read more

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