Sunrise Cabins at South Bear Creek
Brenda & Mike Nye
1342 Quandahl Road
Decorah, IA 52101
This secluded three bedroom, two bathroom cabin located in scenic Northeast Iowa allows you to experience nature all with the comfort of modern living. The full kitchen includes full size refrigerator, range with oven, dishwasher, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, cookware, dinnerware, washer and dryer, charcoal grill and large reclaimed barn board dining table. Bed linens and towels are provided.
On-property features: Enjoy making s'mores around the fire ring and gazing at the stars. Go for a hike on the 27 acres of wooded and prairie trails. Rest your feet relaxing on the private wrap-around deck. Move to the living room to enjoy satellite TV, DVD player and free Wi-Fi.
Area attractions: South Bear Creek, just across the road from the cabin, and North Bear Creek, a short jaunt to the east, offer world class trout fishing in the stocked stream. There are also hundreds of acres of public land adjoining the property. Don't miss canoeing on the Upper Iowa River, named one of America's 100 greatest adventures by National Geographic magazine. Several outfitters are available, just minutes away.
The Highland General Store is located just to the west at the corner of Quandahl Rd and Highlandville Rd. This quaint store is worth a visit! They carry a large variety of groceries as well as unique gifts and pictures. You can purchase your hunting and fishing license there and stock up on fishing tackle.
The cabin is just 14 miles north of Decorah, home to Luther College and many attractions, shops and restaurants. You can view the famous Decorah Eagles in person instead of YouTube, see the beautiful waterfall at Dunning Springs, hike or mountain bike the many miles of trails in Dunning Springs and Palisades Park, visit Decorah's Norwegian museum, then taste the award winning beers at any of the three breweries - two in Decorah and another just a few miles south at Calmar.
Take a scenic drive on one of many winding tree-lined roads. Visit one of the caves in the area - most offer guided tours. Seed Savers Exchange, boasting a bank of heirloom seeds is just 12 miles to the east. The cabin is just 12 miles south of Spring Grove, MN where you can tour a distillery and the famous Spring Grove soda pop factory.
There is no end to the activities and attractions. Wisconsin Dells, Effigy Mounds and the Mississippi River are all close enough for a day-trip.