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  • Girls Getaway

    "We had a girls weekend at the Pineapple Retreat and had the best time. The house is in a perfect location and so close to the beach. The community is absolutely adorable as well. We did the winery tours and were in great location to that. There was a small hiccup in checking in, but the owners were very accommodating and sincere. The owners respond quickly and will help with any recommendations. Even though we did a girls weekend, this house is perfect for families as well. The house is set up in a great way with plenty of beds to sleep. Loved the back patio area and grill! All the linens and kitchen utensils are provided. They have many spices and condiments available for use. I would recommend this to any of my friends and family. Great location, great house, great owners. Thank you for everything!"
    Guest: Ashley Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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  • Great getaway

    "This lodge was perfect for our winter weekend getaway. It was a great place to stay with a spacious interior. Very secluded. Hot tub was perfect for the cold nights. We will be making this place a yearly retreat. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to get away from it all."
    Guest: riprock Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 2, 2015
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  • Family Fun

    "We just finished a great week at Orange Crush. The house is up to date, clean, and well cared for. The kitchen is large and is well stocked with cooking items for a rental property. The open concept made it easy for everyone to be together. The lower level or basement provides an additional large, finished area. We had 18 people each night and didn't feel crowded. The top floor which has sleeping for 8 is comfortable has it's own bathroom but lacks privacy. Overall a great place."
    Guest: joellen r. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 13, 2014
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  • Farmhouse Retreat for the City Folk

    "From the minute I first contacted the owner about this property to the second I left, I loved everything about the experience. The house itself is gorgeous and just secluded enough to feel like no one else is around. Well-appointed, clean, in perfect condition. The land is full of woods and trails and paths - me and my two young kids spent hours exploring. They were unsure about it all at first, and quickly came to love it. Can't wait to go back!"
    Guest: Ian S. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 7, 2015
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Lake Wawasee & Lake Syracuse Travel Tips

Lake Wawasee Vacation Rentals in the Heart of Amish Country

Situated in the heart of Amish Country is the wonderful natural lake known as Lake Wawasee in Kosciusko County, Indiana. It is just over 40 miles from Fort Wayne International Airport, and sits just off Indiana State Road 13. With long, hot summers and cold, snowy winters, there is a variety of activities within an easy distance of Lake Wawasee lodging at any time of year. The lake was formed during America’s last glacial era and originally inhabited by Native Americans. The lake has an average depth of 22 feet, and the surrounding hills reach an elevation of around 1,000 feet.

Lake Wawasee Lake Houses in a Family-Friendly Environment

Lake Wawasee vacation rentals sit by a 3,000-acre lake with some 25 miles of shoreline. Scattered around the lake are protected areas where birds such as eagles, hawks, herons and swans nest. There are also 240 acres of wetland and an excess of 11 acres of park land around its shores. There are also a planetarium, antique shops, museums and excellent restaurants. Visitors to the lake will enjoy the many activities such as fishing, including night fishing and ice fishing, and ice boating in winter. There are a number of species in the lake, including bluegills, bass, bullhead, crappies, perch, pike and sunfish. On the lake itself are activities such as sailing, boating and waterskiing. An area set aside as "the Sandbar" offers a safe swimming area for children, with a depth of three to four feet. The Family Fishing area offers a family-friendly environment for children to learn to fish and swim. Around the lake are trails for hiking and biking in summer, and snowmobiling in winter. There are also several golf courses within a short distance of the area.

Experience the Life of the Amish near Lake Wawasee Lake Houses

Visitors to Lake Wawasee lake houses will find excellent day trips to great areas such as Amish Acres, where visitors can learn more about the Amish way of life. The Amish farmstead is on the National Register of Historic Places and visitors can enjoy a buggy ride, traditional Amish food and watch a play at the Round Barn Theater. Visitors can take home charming mementos of their day as well as delicious locally made food.

Also nearby are towns such as Syracuse, Essenhaus and Shipshewanna. In Syracuse, enjoy a wide variety of restaurants, great shopping including local farmers' markets, museums, theaters and a variety of parks. In particular, the city of Fort Wayne, less than 45 miles away, has a wonderful selection of museums and art galleries, such as the Orchard Gallery of Fine Art and the Castle Gallery which features both international and local artists in a unique, historic mansion. At the recently restored Fort Wayne Museum of Art, visitors will enjoy the 12 galleries, and children will be particularly pleased with the "imagination stations." The African American Historical Museum has exhibits which include a replica of an African Village, as well as music and an Underground Railroad Room. At Engine House No. 3, there is a museum dedicated to commemorating the history of the area’s firefighters. Children will enjoy the Jack D. Diehm Wildlife Museum of Natural History, where the exhibits are set into realistic surroundings. Fort Wayne has a lively nightlife, including theaters and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.

Lake Wawasee Lodging Includes Wonderful Homes

Lake Wawasee lake houses are as charming as the lake itself. Here, visitors will choose from beautiful homes, for any size of family or group. These fully equipped homes include many individual extras that add real luxury to each home. Such extras may include great outdoor space, with BBQs, patio furniture and fire pits for cookouts. They also have games rooms, full laundry facilities, big screen TVs with full entertainment systems, and wifi internet access. Many are both kid-friendly and welcome pets.

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