From the Editor
With children and grandchildren at our side, we can rediscover the pure joy and wonder of cabin living.
Create Your Family’s Garden Memories
5 Tips for successfully introducing your children to the wonderful pastime of digging in the dirt.
Hot Boats: Deck Boats
Combine a pontoon boat’s room and stability with the speed and maneuverability of a runabout, and you get the ideal family, all-sports boat.
How to Keep a Fish-Friendly Shoreline
A healthy shoreline can help improve your water quality while supporting your fine-finned friends.
A Comfy Northwoods Getaway
A Midwest couple chooses vintage charm over extra square footage. COVER STORY
- WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bonus photo gallery of design and décor tips from this cabin.
No matter where your cottage is located, including elements of seafaring design can be fresh and fun.
A family sets course for Orcas Island.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bonus photos of the Byers' life at their cabin.
In Every Issue
From the Deck
Alluring antlers, Belted Kingfisher, walleye fishing tips, history of outboard motors, fun spring festivals, cool stuff for fun on the water, and more!
One family’s dream log cabin, and a year-round home on a lake.
- WEB EXCLUSIVE: More of our favorite pontoon photos from Cabin Life readers.
Now & Then
Must ... go ... boating.
DIY weekend projects & tips:
- Be fire wise
- TLC for your dock
- Beat the lake effect
- Log cabin maintenance
Dreams on Paper
Small northern escape.
Quick & Easy Gourmet
Recipes for Small Kitchens: Cabin fare inspired by the limitations of cooking aboard a boat.
10 Tips for grilling fish & seafood. Plus, recipes for Mediterranean Whitefish en Papillote and a pomegranate cocktail.
Small Cabin Escape
The old cabin.
- WEB EXCLUSIVE: More about this retreat located on a small rock island in Temagami, Ontario.
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