For the next time you want to get your “weekend getaway” on from Chicago but don't want to crash in another hotel or Airbnb, there’s a handy alternative in the cabin. So from here on when you think of cabins, you won’t think of every horror movie ever made, but instead, you’ll think of this comprehensive guide to nine places around the Midwest where you can cabin your ass off.
Richland Center, WI
Amenities: Jambox, stone patio, outdoor fit pit, massage chair, wood stove fireplace, iPod docks
There are cabins. And then there are CABINS. Like this glass-walled stunner surrounded by nature an hour and a half west of Madison. Choose from four ridiculously high-end properties (with ridiculously low-end prices) and experience nature without ever having to leave your room. Which is obviously the way it was intended.