Thanks to the region's wealth of historic towns, grassy parks, pristine lakesides and mystic forests, a weekend getaway in the Midwest is as charming as it gets. In this American heartland, you will find scores of home rental options in the most delightful places to complement your weekend vacation mood. Choose from cozy lakefront villas, luxurious cabins, countryside homes with a barbeque garden, a rustic farmhouse, a condo with a private pool in a quaint town, and much more.
Weekend getaways for every taste
For that perfect weekend getaway in the Midwest, you should visit Ohio. A lazy weekend in a vacation lodge overlooking the Ohio River in West Portsmouth makes for an unforgettable vacation experience. Nature lovers will adore exploring the 42 miles of wild backcountry trails. An old-world mansion on a sprawling garden with the mystic Cedar Falls would make for the perfect retreat for you if you choose to vacation in the tranquil countryside of Hocking Hills in Ohio.
Spend your weekend in an old English-style manor in the Lake Forest region of Illinois. Soak in the region’s historic charms through its beautiful parks and architecture, and treat your eyes to the picturesque Lake Michigan. If you are on a family vacation with kids you could experience one of the best weekend getaways in the Midwest living in a farm house in Wisconsin’s Fountain City. They'll love spending time on a dairy farm happily chasing chickens, picking berries, feeding goats, and helping out with other farm chores.
Alternately, you could add some adventure to your weekend trip doing a log cabin rental in Makanda, Illinois. Just nearby is the Shawnee National Forest where you could enjoy ziplining, forest hiking, crossing suspension bridges, and more.