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Looking for a real cabin

We are considering a trip to Nashville for spring break. I would like to find a log cabin with a standard kitchen and bathroom (not "rustic," in other words) with 2 bedrooms. I'm a little leary of using one of the rental companies based on the postings on this forum. I'm looking for something with comfort and a queen size bed. We would like to be within 15 minutes of Nashville, Any suggestions?

By the way, we regularly stay at Lutheran Hills near Helmsburg and really like it with our church group. You don't have to be Lutheran to rent a cabin there. Most of cthe cabins are rustic, however.

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1. Re: Looking for a real cabin

Don't really know what to tell you, can't give any specific suggestions.

There are obviously the rental agents mentioned in the various forum threads (and clearly there some have issues, but it is not universal scorn).

I'd probably suggest using the Nashville/Brown County Convention & Visitor's Bureau website (www.browncounty.com) to see what you can find (the bureau website lists ~35 cabins). If this doesn't get your something you might just try using Google and seeing what results from that.

I'll add is that most (but not all) of Brown County will be within you're 15 minute requirement, even more if you'll settle for 20 minutes or so. That said, I'm sure there are some outlying areas where the drive will be more like 30 minutes. Also, while it will increase the drive time a little, there might be something in Monroe County and/or Bartholomew County, which if close to the county line(s) and highways wouldn't be much longer than a 15-20 minute drive (just mentioning these to give you some options to think about).

Hope this helps,

hlo

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2. Re: Looking for a real cabin

If you read that very long thread here about one particular company, I'm pretty sure there were two or three posts in that thread that mentioned other companies that people said they didn't have a problem with. Also, just take an hour or so to go a general Google search. A lot of smaller mom and pop outfits do have their own webpages, and some of them don't even offer on-line reservations because they don't know how to code such a program and I'm guessing such a service could be pricy.

Now that I've typed that above, I remembered I had some links for Brown County cabins. I've never stayed in a cabin in this area, so I have no idea the reputation of the companies whose websites I will post below. I will say that you also might just want to check out the inn in the state park, though I'm guessing it is booked up if your spring break is a common one.

http://www.browncountylogcabins.com/

http://www.adventurewoodlogcabin.com/

http://premier-cabins.com/

(Note: The owners of these properties/businesses almost always know each other. If you are still having trouble getting a reservation, you might want to just ask if they know of any other cabins in the area.)

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5. Re: Looking for a real cabin

CS,

Sorry to say your responses are against the TA guidelines. Suggest you review the guidelines so you don't make this mistake again.

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6. Re: Looking for a real cabin

Sorry about hat. Did not mean to overstep the bounds. I honestly didn't read the details and did not mean to solicit. Thanks for the pointer and we will avoid this in future.

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