Karyn Wofford is a freelance writer in the fields of travel, eco-tourism, and wellness. She’s an avid traveler and Georgia native. She grew up with a passion for travel, exploring everything from the mountains to the ocean, and continues to find new and unique things to do in the places she travels.
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Just south of Indianapolis, Bloomington is a popular weekend getaway where you can escape the city without being too far away. But, Bloomington has a lot of its own attractions that may just be worthy of your undivided attention. Museums that focus on science, an abundance of wilderness, a stunning lake and other natural features are just a handful of what this lovely little town has to offer. Another thing you’ll find in Bloomington is an abundance of ideal cabins, including these top Airbnbs.
Just the right amount of everything is tucked inside this wooden abode. Dramatic vaulted ceilings with wooden beams, glossy natural floors, and simplistic furniture almost add a Scandinavian touch. A ladder contributes to the excitement of elevating to the loft, and the fireplace is extra striking with its large rectangular stones.
Maybe you’re looking to go for a real deal log cabin? Well then get ready for this beauty. Wood everything inside! And it’s glorious. A hot tub resides on the deck outside and is absolutely a phenomenal place to enjoy the overall ambiance. With a solid five star rating, this will likely be a hit with the family.
Another cabin with an outdoor hot tub, and a solid five-star rating! Yet inside this home, things feel quite traditional. Extra-large windows extend to the ceiling, and everything feels so bright and cheery. Plenty of deck space outside makes for an optimal place to sip wine or morning coffee. From the outside looking in, it’s just that painting-worthy cabin in the woods.
We’ve given readers a lot of rustic options, and some that are a bit more polished. But none are quite as polished as this magnificent stunner. With plenty of cabin accents, there is most definitely modern farmhouse aesthetics heavily blended into the design. Vaulted ceilings, whitewashed wood, richly dark accents, graceful furniture blend together in the best way. And let us say, it might induce tears of joy.
A “simple blessings” cabin is just that, sitting all on its own in a snow-laden forest. However, it’s also quite beautiful in autumn and summer. (Something about the snow is magical though.) Log furniture, antler chandeliers, and an overall welcoming interior finish out the traditional cabin.
Here, you get all of the perks of staying in a gorgeous log cabin. The rustic architecture, with some modern touches, and the combination is absolutely stunning. But there’s one particular reason people truly love staying here, and it’s dozens and dozens of goats! Yes, Nigerian dwarf goats call this little paradise in Indiana home, and they add major appeal to this humble property.
Unionville is on the outskirts of Bloomington, and it is where you will find this artistic masterpiece of a cabin. Interesting shapes and colors are found within, and extra-large windows allow light to pour in. The exterior is both rustic and architecturally interesting, and wooded foliage wraps around the abode. Incorporating natural materials with innovative design methods, the outdoor lounging spaces are super inspiring. Also residing on the property is a sparkling pond.
Multiple decks on the exterior allow guests to maximize their outdoor connection. Whether on the ground level, or more elevated into the trees, there is a place to take in the surrounding nature. Inside, expected wooden touches, and other elements that make it feel like a true cabin await.
Want to go full-blown modern? Well, you would have to venture to the outskirts of Bloomington, to a little place called Nashville. In this neighboring town, is a striking structure that has been contemporarily designed. With its oblong shape with clean-cut edges and Norwegian influenced interiors, it’s an absolute gem perfect for a disconnected escape.