|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
This two bedroom cabin in Keokuk,Iowa sets on a shady hillside over looking the Mississippi river. Has a deck with a gas and a charcoal grill. Fully furnished bath, bedroom, and kitchen. Med frig. toaster, microwave, coffee pot, stove, cooking utensils, linens, dish T.V., air conditioned and heat. Has two bedrooms one with a queen bed and another bedroom with a twin and a full bed. A great place to fish and enjoy the wild life. Is located in Southeast Iowa. Has a place to put your hunting equipment and a place to park your boat.
One to two Kids welcomed if well supervised. (319)795-2570
Rental will be unlocked. Key on the table.
check in 1 pm
check out 11 am.
Fish across the street.
Please smoke outside (our guests, thank you)
Eagle Watching: Great place to watch eagles
No extra guests unless ok with owner.
Since we are liable for guests, no family gathering here. Thanks for understanding :)
The Mississippi Hillside Cabin can be compared to the Keokuk Geode. It may not look like much from the outside but one you get inside, it SPARKLES & SHINES! The owner has planted a variety of blooming plants and shrubs with lawn ornaments scattered throughout the property. The clutch of ducks wander down during the day to the water inlet coming off the Mississippi River to take a dip. You can sit outside on the deck and watch the barges slowly troll up & down the river. At night, there are thousands of lightning bugs flashing off & on. If you look up, the fireflies are Mother Nature's display of little, white holiday lights outlining & running throughout the boughs of the trees. Then there is the Milky Way's stellar show shining down upon you! Gorgeous. Peaceful. It must be spectacular during a meteor shower! Inside the cabin, there is plenty of room for a family of four. My son of 21 years said I "did good" in selecting this place to stay for 3 nights.The kitchen is well-stocked with dishes & silverware. The owner checked to make sure we had clean towels if we needed them. It was just the right amount of hospitality. The sun rises early in the summer, around 5:00, so if you are not a morning person you may want to bring a sleeping mask. If you are a morning person, the sun rising over the river will perfect in getting you off to an early start to explore the geode display at the Holiday Inn or play one of the disc golf courses in Rand Park or across the river in Illinois. You can explore the dam and watch a barge go through the locks or take a drive along Grand Avenue to admire the majestic, historic homes. The stain glass windows in St. John's Episcopal Church, including 3 angels made by Tiffany, are exquisite! My 19 year old daughter's one request on our 4,525 mile trip was to get photographs of her and her brother under the state signs saying "Welcome to ..." which in Keokuk means you can get photographs of Iowa, Missouri and Illinois signs. Whether you choose to explore the tri-state area where the Mississippi River is at it's widest or just find a quiet place to rest, relax and do nothing, the Mississippi Hillside Cabin is a great place to call you "HomeAway" from home.
First I want to say the manager of this site, is awesome! She was so personable and shared information that made our stay very enjoyable. The house/cabin was perfect with a full kitchen, living room and two bedrooms and shower bathroom. The deck off the larger bedroom has a wonderful view of the Mighty Mississippi. We enjoyed watching the barges going up and down river. The surroundings of the house is family friendly with a park like setting. Very enjoyable.
6 of us, all adults, stayed in the cabin for three nights! We had ample room to all enjoy the cabin. It was too cold to do a lot of outdoor activities, but the men all got some fishing in right across the road! The cabin is clean and warm. There are extra blankets in both bedrooms. My husband spent a fair amount of time looking out the sliding glass doors (too cold outside) watching the barges, the trains, and the birds. We cooked all of our meals at the cabin. The kitchen is fully stocked to make any meal. My daughter made a huge birthday dinner and a cake for me as a surprise! My sons watched a lot of movies that we brought, and watched TV which had over 200 channels. Wonderful addition to 2 seventeen year olds who don't have cable at home! We did miss the internet. My husband had a "hot spot", but it was still pretty sketchy. So all the phones and lap tops and tablets that were brought kinda sat unused. Thats not always a good thing when you have teenagers! They however survived. We enjoyed 4 days of family fun there, playing games, doing crafts, fishing, cooking, watching movies, taking walks and a bit of shopping in Keokuk. The owner, Julie, was wonderful. She made sure that we had everything we could need. She chatted with us on a few occasions, and made us feel very much at home and comfortable at the cabin. Our daughter goes to Western University, and the cabin is only one hour away. All I can say is that I wish I would have found it two years ago, because shes now a junior. Its a wonderful place to stay and we will be back for sure! Thanks Julie!
We stayed for our anniversary and couldn't have had a better time. The owner was expedient with communication. They had all of the Windows open for us when we arrived and the deck was perfect. We took a short walk across the street to the river and had a great time fishing despite the rain. The kitchen has enough pots, pans, and dishes to cook a great meal. (Bring your own spices, coffee, sugar, etc.) We will definitely be staying again. Thank you so much for having us. P.S. totally loved the ducks!!
My brother, sister-in-law, and I have stayed here the past two years on our annual pilgrimage to go geode hunting. If you are looking for somewhere fancy, this is not for you. This is a clean river cabin with a great deck for watching the river. The setting is very peaceful. We love it! Nice kitchen with appliances to cook full meals. Julie is a great host and very forthcoming with information about the area, geode hunting, etc. We will be back!
The cabin was comfy, tidy and well-appointed. We cooked all of our meals there and ate many of them on the deck with a Mississippi River view. Very relaxing!
Julie is charming and as nice a person as you could hope to meet. She was responsive to our every need and also respected her tenants' privacy.
Keokuk is the "geode capital of the world," and Julie - who is a little geode-crazy (I would be too, if I lived there!) has a very nice collection of them, and shared with us how to find them and how she cracks them. I wrote about it in a column I write for the Columbia Daily Tribune in Columbia, Mo. You can read it on their website.
I would highly recommend the Mississippi Hillside Cabin to family and friends - and you too.
Southeast Iowa . Keokuk,Iowa
3503 Mississippi River rd.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$75/Night two adults Plus Tax extra adults-$10 each Kids $5 each
3501 Mississippi River Rd.
Keokuk, Iowa 52632
$65 couple plus tax
$10 each extra adult