Where to Rent a Cabin Near Indy

Anyone in the mood for a Summer Staycaytion? We are on the hunt for cozy cabins, a short distance from home. The ones we found range from “Just the basics” to “Hello, GLAMPING” and all of them are only 60-90 minutes from downtown Indianapolis.


Bloomington is packed with fun things to do with the family! Griffy Lake Nature Preserve has hiking, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddleboards, and rowing. The fully accessible playground, trails, and small waterfalls at Lower Cascades Park are worth exploring. Sailing regattas are quite a sight at Monroe Lake. 

Lake Monroe Village

You have two option types to choose from, Cozy Cabins and Log Cabins. Cozy cabins can accommodate up to four people, and are fully furnished. They also include showers, air conditioning, gas grills, and a campfire ring. You will need to bring your own linens and towels. Log cabins can accommodate up to six people. They have a covered porch, porch swing, and picnic table, in addition to Cozy Cabin offerings.

Twenty other individual cabin location options in Bloomington are available here.

Brookville Lake

Activities here include boating, hiking, fishing, bicycle trails, and an archery range.

Dream’s End Log Cabin

The five cabins here can accommodate from four to ten people. Each cabin has a fully-equipped kitchen, private hot tub, TV/DVD player, and campsite style charcoal grill.

Brown County

Local Nashville has 250 shops, restaurants, and entertainment options only minutes away. There is also hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding available at Brown County State Park. For your thrill-seekers, Explore Brown County also offers several tree-top zipline courses, paintball, arrow tag, and all-terrain tours!

Antler Log Cabin Vacation Rentals 

Here you will find 8 custom cabins, sleeping 2-8, depending on cabin. The property is a 114 acre estate, housing 5 private lakes. All cabins have hot tubs, fireplaces, television, DVD player, and full kitchens, with some cabins having boats included in the rental.

Hills O’Brown Vacation Rentals 

This company has deluxe camping options for every size of family, from single bedroom cabins to cabins with five plus bedrooms. Every size cabin on the list is fully furnished, with full kitchens or kitchenettes, and even some of the single bedroom cabins even have hot tubs!

Cozy Bear Cabin

You definitely won’t feel like you are camping at Cozy Bear. This cabin sleeps up to six individuals comfortably. It includes a Smart TV, fully-equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, gas grill, fire pit, and screened in porch that includes a hot tub.

Brown County State Park

Modern cabins are available and fit four to eight campers, depending on location. Cabins include bedrooms, living areas, kitchens, and modern bathroom facilities. If you stay at the Abe Martin Lodge or the Brown County cabins, you’ll have access to the indoor waterpark (when available).


The Upper and Lower Cataract Falls here are a beautiful sight to experience.

Cataract Lake Cabins

These cabins include a bedroom, bathroom with shower, equipped kitchen, charcoal grill, and fire pit. There is no dining table in the cabin, only available on the deck.

Hickory Hills Camp Resort

All cabins include air conditioning, grill, fire ring, picnic table, full or queen size bed, living room with sleeper sofa, full bath, and equipped kitchenette. You will need to bring your own linens.


State Park activities include hiking, boating, swimming, fishing, hayrides, and guided trails rides.

Whitewater Memorial State Park

Modern cabins are available and fit four to eight campers, depending on location. Cabins include bedrooms, living areas, kitchens, and modern bathroom facilities.

McCormicks Creek

Indiana’s oldest state park has ten trails to hike, ranging from.5 mile to 2 miles long, including one that accesses Wolf Cave. Don’t miss out on seeing the flowing creek, cascading waterfalls, and limestone canyon here.

McCormick’s Creek State Park

Modern cabins are available and fit four to eight campers, depending on location. Cabins include bedrooms, living areas, kitchens, and modern bathroom facilities.


There is much to do at Wasatch Lake in Poland, IN. Activities include hiking, biking, boating, fishing, tennis, golfing, swimming, and bird watching. One of my favorite things is the faces scavenger hunt. There are fifteen trees with faces affixed to their trunks. A prize is awarded for each five faces you find.

Wasatch Lake

Each cabin here is unique, and the largest sleeps up to eight people comfortably. Linens, air conditioning, bathroom, fireplace, outdoor fire pit, television, DVD player, fully-equipped kitchen, deck, and an outdoor charcoal grill are provided.


Rockville is known as “the covered bridge capital of the world,” so there are plenty to explore. Boating, swimming, and hiking is available at Raccoon Lake State Recreation Area.

Raccoon Lake State Recreation Area

Each cabin is fully furnished and can sleep 4-6 comfortably. Cabins include full bath, fully equipped kitchen, picnic table, gas grill, and fire ring for outdoor cooking.

Shades State Park/ Turkey Run State Park

There are so many exciting activities to do at both State Parks, including hiking, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and exploring a two-hundred-foot suspension bridge. You can also work on earning a Hoosier Quest patch or two while you are here also.

Log Cabins on the Ridge

These primitive-style cabins are single room and can sleep up to six people. They are electric and include air conditioning, microwave, small refrigerator, sink, bathroom, charcoal grill, fire-ring, and picnic table. All cooking here must be done outside.


Hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and swimming are available at Starve-Hollow State Recreation Area.

Starve-Hollow State Recreation Area

Thirteen primitive cabins are available. Every cabin has a front porch with swing, electricity, ceiling fan, and air conditioning. There is a single bunk bed and double bed frame, though no mattresses or linens are provided. Air mattresses are recommended.


Also, just 90 minutes outside of Indianapolis in New Paris, Ohio, check out Natural Springs Resort where you can swim in a beautiful spring-fed lake, go fishing, kayaking and more.

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