I never knew that I would enjoy cabin life so much before we built our getaway in the woods. It was going to start out as more of a hunting cabin but turned into so much more. Because it is also on a lake, with lots to do in the surrounding area, it is a true vacation haven for our family.
A great way to gather all of our chicks back together is to spend time at our cabin together as a family. There is enough room for the entire family to stay comfortably for multiple days. Even though we don’t have multiple bedrooms, we do have a large lower level that is equipped for sleeping eight additional people. Our vacation home makes having an empty nest much more tolerable!
Our cabin life consists of fun activities and a healthy lifestyle that comes from enjoying the simpler things. Hiking in the woods, kayaking, bicycling and Jeep riding through the two tracks are just a few of the activities that we like to do as a family. Of course, just sitting around a big campfire is fun enough! It gives us a great chance to reconnect and get lots of laughing in.
Enjoying the outdoors is such a huge part of cabin life that we also like to bring a little bit of nature to the inside. Our rustic decor consists of things like logs and branches, including a handmade log stair rail. The rustic ambiance makes the cabin cozy and warm. It doesn’t take long to get relaxed after arriving.
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Living in the Great Lakes State of Michigan means that there are plenty of wonderful spots to have a vacation home. Whether you want a cabin on a lake or in the middle of the woods, a perfect spot can be found in Michigan. The annual Cottage and Lakefront Living show in Grand Rapids offers lots of inspiration and ideas.