Fun & Games

Check out our ideas for creative ways to have fun at the cabin.

broken horseshoe
Don't get unlucky with broken horseshoes; keep the game going with high-quality equipment and proper maintenance
By Emily Hare
Published: March 17, 2015
Question and Answer Article
spring Canadian Tiger Swallowtail butterfly lilacs
Published: March 17, 2015
Hayward Wisconsin Muskie National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum
From east to west, there are plenty of fun & zany landmarks in cabin country
By Patricia Strutz
Published: February 1, 2015
winter ice Lake Erie sunset
Photos from our readers
Published: December 16, 2014
frozen water balloons DIY project
Create colorful orbs to grace the cabin walkway
By Emily Hare
Published: December 16, 2014
Gone fishing sign handmade gifts
Nothing is more appreciated than a gift from the heart
By Larry Whiteley
Published: November 26, 2014
twig crayon project DIY
How to transform salvaged branches into colorful, cabin-friendly crayons
By Tanya Nygren
Published: October 15, 2014
Lake Alice Autumn fall landscape boat dock shore
From our readers
Published: September 10, 2014
backyard wiffle golf game
Challenge your friends and family in the 1st Annual Cabin Open!
By Andy Bennett
Published: April 16, 2014
cabin night games capture the flag
The fun doesn't have to stop when the sun goes down!
By Andy Bennett
Published: March 1, 2012
rainy day movie making
Rained out? Turn a foul-weather weekend into a filmmaking festival!
By Andy Bennett
Published: February 1, 2012
Inspiring shapes warm the heart

By Kristin Sutter
Published: December 16, 2011
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Hilarious costume and party inspirations, courtesy of the Duct Tape Guys

By Emily Hare
Published: October 19, 2011
From Our Readers
Compiled by Toni Fladmark
Published: October 7, 2011
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By Emily Hare
Published: October 5, 2011
Take in some of fall's best scenery
Compiled by Toni Fladmark
Published: August 3, 2011
Learn a few constellations and you’ll have a familiar friend every clear night

By Richard Talcott
Published: August 3, 2011
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Start a fun new family tradition your kids will love
By Lucie B. Amundsen
Published: June 6, 2011
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Published: April 28, 2011
This unique lawn game is inexpensive, simple to make and will give you countless hours of cabin fun

By Andy Bennett
Published: March 24, 2011
The info you need to pick the perfect pair

By Mike McQuaide
Published: November 8, 2010

Finding the perfect ATV for you

By David Wells
Published: August 20, 2010
Water sports the whole family can enjoy
By Sally A Kane, J.D.
Published: June 18, 2010
By Michele Helbacka
Published: May 14, 2010

Creative ways to combat cabin fever

By Sally A Kane, J.D.
Published: July 1, 2009

A stately game gets a serious shot of fun

By Andy Bennett
Published: June 1, 2009

Cure cabin fever with these fine flicks

By Andy Bennett
Published: March 1, 2009
Published: November 1, 2008
Capturing the spirit and history of your place
By Sally A Kane, J.D.
Published: November 1, 2008
7 ways to bring those sun-kissed days back
By Sue Sondreal
Published: November 1, 2008
9 terrific wintertime cabin activities
By Christy Heitger
Published: November 1, 2008
12 tips to keep the sun shining all year long
By Sue Sondreal
Published: July 1, 2008
by Kevin Horrocks, 57 (The adult)
by John D. Seylar, 13 (The nemesis)

The siege of Chipmunk Lodge

Published: July 1, 2008
horseshoes anyone?

For fun at the cabin, this classic game is a ringer!

By Judy Kneiszel
Published: June 1, 2008
A Cabin Project with Infinite Possibilities

By Steve Umland
Published: September 1, 2007
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By Sue Sondreal
Published: August 1, 2006

Track your dog, blaze new trails, find your drink...

By Dave Kelley
Published: October 1, 2005

Here’s a simple building plan for an extra-sweet treat

By Shirley Brandt
Published: October 1, 2005
By Andrew Hudson
Published: August 1, 2005

When great expectations meet a snowy day

By David Wells
Published: December 1, 2004
Quick quiz! Test your snowshoe IQ
By Lou Dzierzak
Published: December 1, 2004
stargazing background

An amateur astronomer takes you on a virtual tour of the night sky

By Pat Kelley
Published: February 1, 2002
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