As the saying goes, "not all who wander are lost." Traveling can be an exciting and rejuvenating experience, but it can also be quite daunting to find the perfect place to stay.

If you're sick of the same old hotels and motels that are merely places to pass out between water parks or zoos....then this unique cabin might be precisely what you need.

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How About a Floating Cabin?

Located at Millennium Marina, there is a cabin that features retro vibes and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River backwaters. Unlike traditional rentals, you'll be staying directly on the water, with a private floating deck that provides an intimate connection to nature.

They've got the regular amenities any place would have (two queen bedrooms, a trundle bed, a full kitchen, and a cozy living room with an electric fireplace) but you'll be as close to the water as you'll ever wish to be.

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An Idyllic Location on the Mississippi River

Nestled in the heart of East Dubuque, Illinois, this vacation rental property is situated in a prime location within walking distance to several restaurants, shops, and attractions, making it an ideal base for exploring the area.

You're not able to swim in the marina, but you can still enjoy kayaking on the river.

A Floating Hidden Gem

Some of the reviews say:

  • "Great for a couples weekend; lazy mornings, shopping, dining & lovely sunsets to name a few."
  • "Hot tub was hot, fireplace was cozy, beds were great!"
  • "The houseboat is quaint, light and bright! Visited Monday-Wednesday and it was very quiet and private."

It's located at 780 Harbor Dr, East Dubuque, Illinois, and is available on the VRBO website.. Looks like prices start at just $246 per night!

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If you're sick of the normal vacations...a stay ON the water may be what you need.

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A home in Chicago is listed for just $1.

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