Home Sweet (Tiny) Home: 9 Tiny Cabins for Your Wisconsin Vacation

If you’re looking for a refreshing escape — or to take full advantage of any work-from-home days — tiny cabins in Wisconsin have you covered. Reenergize in stunning nature at these Wisconsin tiny cabins that can be your home away from home for the weekend — or the week!

Wake up to a crystal lakeside view, sip your morning coffee on the deck, and savor every moment while keeping your eco footprint small. Whether they’re urban, rural or mobile, tiny homes make for a memorable lodging experience for the sustainable and casual traveler alike. There are many tiny cabins sprinkled throughout the state — here are 9 spots to get you started.

Unit 1 and Unit 2 at Off-Grid Inn - Fall Creek

Located outside of Eau Claire, the Off-Grid Inn gives you a front row seat in nature. There are two secluded tiny cabin units to choose from, and each features large glass windows for soaking up the outdoors. The cabins’ contemporary-modern design keeps the vibe relaxed and refreshing, and every angle is Instagram worthy.

The ESCAPE Tiny Homes at Canoe Bay – Chetek

For a cabin experience that doesn’t skip on luxury, check out the ESCAPE Tiny Homes at Canoe Bay. These adult-only cabins are the perfect romantic getaway. Enjoy exclusive lake views, private porch, fireplace, tile showers, and more. Did we mention that the kitchen team can prepare three meals a day delivered right to you? Your only job at this resort is to relax and reconnect with your special someone. Wi-Fi is limited, and there are also plenty of spots for outdoor adventure, be it hiking, paddling or fishing. Or stay in and enjoy the tiny life from the comfort of your cabin.

Rustic Camping Cluster at Camp Wandawega - Elkhorn

What if your whole family or friend group wants to have a tiny cabin experience together? Check out Camp Wandawega, a no-frills nothing-but-good-memories getaway near Elkhorn in southeastern Wisconsin. Book the camp’s Rustic Camping Cluster for your group — you’ll stay together in a cluster of unexpected tiny lodgings. The mini A-frame with a prime lake view and the vintage Sterlingworth cabin fit the tiny cabin vibe, while the traditional tipi and three canvas tents add to the experience. The side-by-side vintage cabins are another cozy option for your group to rent.

A stay at Wandawega will bring you back to the summer camps you went to as a kid — enjoy guided camp activities like archery and canoeing, and end each day swapping stories around the campfire with your crew.

The Little House on the Prairie and the Snuggalo at Justin Trails B&B Resort – Sparta

At Justin Trails B&B Resort, the "Little House on the Prairie" is a small, dog-friendly Scandinavian Full Scribe log cabin. Think of it as part Laura Ingalls Wilder, part modern getaway. Or, for an even smaller experience, check out the Snuggalo tiny cabin.

To start your day off right, enjoy a four-course breakfast served every morning served at the resort’s lodge every morning. On the resort’s 200 acres of land, soak in the scenery, catch glimpses of wildlife of greenery, and find lots of spots for Instagram-worthy photos. Depending on which cabin you choose, get cozy by the fireplace or outdoor campfire and share your favorite stories. Other resort amenities include free Wi-Fi and a top-quality disc golf course.

Finch Cottage at Thorpe House Inn – Fish Creek

If you’re looking for an old-fashioned gem, look no further. The 365 square-foot Finch Cottage at Thorpe House Inn is bright, sits between trees and has a little brick patio to take in the sunshine all weekend. Keep your living space comfortable with Wi-Fi, a coffee maker (so you can get up early to explore) and a flat screen tv for a family movie night. And the patio is the best place to take in the views after a day of exploring Door County.

Peshtigo River Rustic Cabins at Wildman Adventure Resort – Athelstane

The wooden aesthetic pairs well with the scenic view of the Northwoods at the Wildman Adventure Resort’s Peshtigo River rustic cabins. They’re reserved for those participating in guided activities, and there are many to choose from. Whitewater rafting, kayaking, paddleboarding, high ropes and more — you’re sure to find something fun and exhilarating for you and whoever you’re bringing along.

The bunks in each of these cabins sleep up to 5, so bring your friends. Outside, enjoy sand volleyball, horseshoes and lots of spots to fish. Tucked among the trees, this place is truly an outdoor adventurer’s dream.

The Fairy Cabin at Mulroy's Irish Acres  – New London

On this organic and sustainability-focused farm, you’ll find the Fairy Cabin, an off-grid tiny home that was hand built for people like you looking to recharge and relax. During your stay, feel free to explore the farm’s meditative labyrinth, make arts & crafts and pick fresh produce in greenhouses. There’s great hiking and fishing nearby, and lots of memories to be made.

The Nord Haus at Sand County Vacation Rentals - Wisconsin Dells

The Nord Haus is a perfect little A-frame cabin for the family. Up the spiral staircase, you’ll find a king bed and two twins in the bedroom loft. Down below, the living space is great for evening board games and the large porch is prime for wildlife watching — look for the nesting bald eagles! The cabin is just a few minutes from downtown Wisconsin Dells for even more family fun.

The Glass House at Anaway Place - Richland Center

In the Glass House at Anaway Place, you’ll feel like you’re in a movie. The small cabin’s walls are simply windows, giving 360-degree views of the picturesque forest that surrounds you. Think of it as a next-level camping experience — dream under the moonlight, stay close to nature, and enjoy quality together time in this comfortable cabin made for 2. During your stay, you’ll have an indoor fireplace, outdoor fire pit, kitchenette and walking trails right outside your door. 

For even more cozy cabins, browse our directory or check out these 8 Hidden Cabins and Cottages.

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