The Sauna Cabin

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"Thanks again for your warm hospitality. Looking forward to next year!"
-George & Nancy, Bloomington, IL

The Sauna Cabin is one of our most desired accommodations because of its private, authentic Finnish sauna with shower. Tired muscles after a long day of hiking, biking or cross country skiing will appreciate this special amenity. This cabin is excellent for a romantic country getaway or a first or second honeymoon.

This cabin features:

  • a private wood-burning sauna with shower
  • 2 comfortable bedrooms (one with a king size bed)
  • 2 half-baths
  • a comfortable sitting area surrounded by windows
  • a dining table area with microwave, fridge, and coffee maker
  • a gas fireplace

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History of the Sauna Cabin

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Art Palmquist bought this cabin in 1964 and moved it from a farm near Minocqua, Wisconsin. It started out as a very basic one-room cabin, but soon the Palmquist family added the private Finnish sauna, bathrooms, and back bedroom.

For many years, this cabin contained the only sauna on The Farm, and guests took turns using it during the busy winter months. In 1977, Jim Palmquist built the Big Sauna so that more guests could enjoy this old Finnish tradition, making the sauna inside the Sauna Cabin much more private and desirable.

If you’d like to learn more about the history of this cabin and Palmquist Farm, including early pictures, check out the Palmquist Farm Walking Tour book.