Getting to Know Kishauwau Cabins

At Kishauwau Country Cabins, we have been helping families and partners plan weekend getaways and romantic getaways throughout Illinois since 1986. This is the year that Ben and Ellen King first purchased Camp Ki-Shau-Wau from the Boyscout Council with plans to build beautiful cabin rentals and vacation house rentals in Illinois. Over the next 20 years, The Kings renovated 4 original cabins, built an additional 13 and added a koi pond to the property. Glen & Ellen King

Kishauwau Cabins are still family owned and operated, with the King’s children running the day-to-day vacation rental business. Jamie and Terisa King and their children currently live right on the property, and are always ready to lend a hand to a visitor or customer. Kishauwau Country Cabins have always been a year-round retreat for families and travelers who are seeking a peaceful, restful get-away in a natural setting.

We offer gorgeous, large family cabins that are perfect for a fun family weekend getaway. We also have rental luxury vacation cabins for partners who are planning a romantic getaway or are celebrating an anniversary. For travelers with pets, we have a few wonderful pet friendly cabin rentals as well. We pride ourselves on providing each customer with the best vacation rental experience possible during his or her vacation.

Our largest cabin is ideal for private business gatherings, corporate team-building, baby-showers or any other small event where a unique and quiet setting is desired. This cabin has a 60 inch smart-TV screen, wi-fi access (only for meetings) and sleeps up to 14 adults.

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Why Choose Us

  • Cabins near Starved Rock? We are the only mom & pop cabin rental property in this area like what we offer!
  • Our property is host to 17 cabins in varying sizes.
  • The only cabin lodging near Starved Rock State Park like what we offer.
  • They are spread throughout 55 acres of beautiful wooded property in north central Illinois.
  • Just a 1 1/2 – 2 hour drive from the Chicagoland area here in Illinois with a multitude of things to do. Click Here for the events calendar.
  • Kishauwau Country Cabins offers rental luxury vacation cabins for weekend, weeknight, and all-week getaways here in Illinois. Now renting our largest cabin for Baby/Bridal Showers and Business Meetings Sunday – Thursday from September – May. Please call for details.
  • Four state parks close by – Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park, Buffalo Rock State Park, and Illini State Park.