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TV, fireplace, table tennis table, toys
4 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, linens

5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Pet Friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWashington County Museum9 min drive
    Popular LocationFort Atkinson State Historical Park13 min drive
    AirportOmaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field)31 min drive
    Popular LocationWilson Island State Recreation Area56 min drive

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    About this property

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Dancing Bear Lodge--luxury Log Cabin Getaway

    Family-friendly vacation home in Fort Calhoun with fitness center
    Be our guest at Dancing Bear Lodge! Short drive to Downtown Omaha and Eppley Airport! Fire pit, trails, pool table, karaoke, close to Cunningham Lake and Missouri River for fishing and boating--lots to do and see. Our authentic Log Cabin is the perfect spot to relax, explore nature, enjoy small town Nebraska living, and have a night out in the big city!More informationThe spaceStunning lodge on 5 acre wooded lot. Our custom log house makes you feel like you're in a state park but has all the comforts of high-end, modern living. We are 25 minutes from Omaha restaurants, bars, and shopping. 25 minutes from Eppley Airport!Enjoy the grand view of the Missouri River Valley and bluffs from our wrap around deck. Sip coffee from one of the many private balconies while enjoying sweeping views. Soak in the master bedroom jetted tub. Cook dinner in our granite, stainless, double-oven kitchen. Roast marshmallows in the fire pit. Walk the land in search of the 50 varieties of wildflowers at Bear Land.We have 4 private bedrooms (1 king room, 3 queen rooms--2 of which also have 2 twins) and an open loft with a double pullout sofa, for a total of 9 mattresses. Each room is decorated with furniture built from trees sourced on the land. There are two dining rooms (indoor and outdoor), a pool table & ping pong table, a bar with wine fridge, a fireplace, a wood burning stove, a small gym space, 2 car garage and large driveway, and ample grounds to explore. Dogs welcome--please message about pets before booking.Guest accessGuests will have access to the entire 5 acres and the 5000 sf log house. There is a shop/outbuilding on the property that will be locked during guest stays.I can be available at check in if needed. Otherwise I will provide check in information before your stay so you can check in any time.Don't forget to trek up to the lookout point for a 360 degree breathtaking view, and catch your breath with a glass of wine on the deck swing built at the highest point on the property.Interaction with guestsI provide a door code for house access. I am available by phone or over the app.The neighborhoodThe home is located in Fort Calhoun,Nebraska,United States.The acreage feels secluded and private. It has heavy tree growth and we leave most of the property to grow wild. The lot is at an incline, and the house sits high so there are great views from our many balconies. You are welcome to walk the trails on our property. It's fun to explore!More informationGetting aroundFort Calhoun is a small, friendly Nebraska town right outside Omaha. We are a short drive to the airport, restaurants, and nightlife of Omaha--about 25 minutes by highway-- but you will feel like you are worlds away from the city while at our property!While in Fort Calhoun, be sure to check out Fort Atkinson State Historical Park--40 acre park rich in Lewis and Clark history and one of Nebraska's earliest settlements.On your way to our property you will pass Super Bee Orchard--be sure to stop for a homemade pie, fresh peaches or apples, and local honey!!!The town has 2 gas stations and some restaurants that are worth checking out.
    Air-conditioned accommodations at this vacation home offer fireplaces and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include jetted bathtubs and hair dryers.
    Recreational amenities at the vacation home include a fitness center.

    Cleaning and safety practices

    Enhanced cleanliness measures

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property
    High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
    Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
    Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

    Social distancing

    Contactless check-in
    This information is provided by our partners.

    Property amenities


    • WiFi available

    Parking and transportation

    • Onsite parking
    • Garage

    Family friendly

    • Children's toys
    • Children's games


    • Refrigerator
    • Stovetop
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Toaster
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Blender


    • 4 bedrooms
    • Bed sheets provided


    • 4 bathrooms
    • Jetted bathtub
    • Towels provided
    • Soap
    • Hair dryer
    • Shampoo

    Living spaces

    • Fireplace
    • Wood stove


    • TV
    • Pool or billiards table
    • Table tennis table
    • Books
    • Games

    Outdoor areas

    • Balcony
    • Barbecue grill


    • Washing machine and dryer


    • Air conditioning
    • Heating


    • Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    • Iron/ironing board

    Things to do

    • Fitness center


    • Sleeps 16
    • Unit size: 5000 sq ft (465 sq m)



    Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


    Check-out before 12:00 PM

    Special check-in instructions

    You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions


    Pets allowed
    Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome

    Property payment types

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
    Long-term renters welcome

    We should mention

    Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

    Property is also known as

    Dancing Bear Lodge--luxury Log Cabin Getaway House Fort Calhoun
    Dancing Bear Lodge--luxury Log Cabin Getaway Fort Calhoun
    Dancing Bear luxury Log Getaw
    Dancing Bear Log Getaway
    Dancing Bear Lodge--luxury Log Cabin Getaway Fort Calhoun

    About this area

    Fort Calhoun

    This vacation home is located in Fort Calhoun. Washington County Museum and Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Fort Atkinson State Historical Park and General Crook House Museum.
    Visit our Fort Calhoun travel guide
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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Washington County Museum - 9 min drive
    • Fort Atkinson State Historical Park - 13 min drive
    • Memorial Community Hospital and Health System - 20 min drive
    • Desoto National Wildlife Refuge - 21 min drive
    • Wilson Island State Recreation Area - 56 min drive

    Getting around

    • Omaha Station - 31 min drive
    • AirportEppley Field Airport (OMA) - 31 min drive

    Frequently asked questions

    Is Dancing Bear Lodge--luxury Log Cabin Getaway pet-friendly?
    Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
    What time is check-in at Dancing Bear Lodge--luxury Log Cabin Getaway?
    Check-in begins at 4:00 PM.
    What time is check-out at Dancing Bear Lodge--luxury Log Cabin Getaway?
    Check-out is at 12:00 PM.
    Where is Dancing Bear Lodge--luxury Log Cabin Getaway located?
    Located in Fort Calhoun, this family-friendly vacation home is 3.8 mi (6 km) from Washington County Museum, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Fort Atkinson State Historical Park and Memorial Community Hospital and Health System. Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters and Dodge Park are also within 16 mi (25 km).
    13 reviews
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    5/5 Excellent

    Amazing experience
    This is our second time staying at this location and it is always a treat. Love everything about the cabin and the space. They have everything you could think of and the views are spectacular!

    5/5 Excellent

    Family weekend
    Our entire family enjoyed our long weekend at Dancing Bear Lodge! We have stayed at many VRBO properties and I would say this one was the most equipped with cooking supplies and toys/games. We enjoyed exploring the outdoors and just the cozy vibes of being together in this quaint log home.

    5/5 Excellent

    Great place to get away
    Location is great, property is outstanding. Everyone in our group was happy. Lots of great space to hang out.

    5/5 Excellent

    Exceeded expectations. Excellent! Would stay again.

    5/5 Excellent

    This home is beautiful, unique, and perfect for our weekend! Communication with the host was always fast, and the house was exactly what we anticipated based on information provided.

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