Whispering-Breezes Resort Cabins
Ideal for honeymoons, weddings and vacations, Whispering-Breezes has six cosy one-bedroom cabins near Lake Rathbun, an 11,000-acre lake with 155 miles of shoreline and recreation opportunities.
Its location offers romantic sunsets, sunrises and beautiful views of the lake. Activities include fishing, boating, hunting and hiking. Each cabin has a bathroom, sleeper sofas, a television with a DVD player and VCR, heat and air conditioning, pots, pans and dishes. A farmhouse with three bedrooms is also available. Whispering-Breezes Resort Cabins 1125 250th St Melrose, IA 52569 641-897-3417 Whispering-Breezes. com
Moon River Cabins
These tasteful, rustic cabins are situated on the banks of the Mississippi River, just off the Great River Road near Highway 52.
All of the four no-smoking cabins were renovated in early 2010. A queen-sized bed and a daybed allow each cabin to be occupied by up to four people. Each cabin has its own private bathroom, a romantic fireplace, cable TV, a VCR, air conditioning and kitchenette. Nearby is the 1893-built Mont Rest, a historic inn frequented by honeymooners for romantic dinners and its view of the Mississippi. Moon River Cabins 905 S Riverview St Bellevue, IA 52031 563-872-5443 moonrivercabins. com
Horn's Ferry Hideaway
Before the Horn's Ferry Bridge was built in the early 1880s, a ferry was operated in the same location by Elias Horn, for whom Horn's Ferry Hideaway was named.
This secluded place offers peace and quiet, relaxation and restoration for honeymooners, couples and vacationers. Its luxury cabins are near biking, hiking, walking, boating, fishing, swimming and bird watching. Romantic couples enjoy the whirlpool tub, fireplace and king-size bed in each air-conditioned cabin. Other cabin amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, a gas grill, a satellite TV, a DVD player, a stereo, a home theatre system, a living room with sofa and recliner, a furnished deck and a screened-in porch. Horn's Ferry Hideaway 1136 198th Pl Knoxville, IA 50138 641-780-9440 hornsferryhideaway. com