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Recent Indiana reviews

  • Anniversary Weekend

    "This was a great house for a multi-generational family stay. Unfortunately, the weather did not cooperate and we did not get to enjoy the beach and lake as we had hoped, but we did get to the zoo and outlet mall. The zoo is sad and funny at the same time. Definitely NOT a place for animal activists! The outlet mall has a great selection of stores and some good bargains! I would also like to give my thanks to Kim and Kelly at Uptown Cakery, who made a beautiful anniversary cake for my husband and I! While the house was, for the most part, very clean and cared-for, there were a few things that I would like to comment on. For starters, despite having a nice ping-pong table in the lower-level family room, there were only two worn paddles and no balls. We were able to pick some up on our grocery run to Meijer. In addition, while we understood that the house would come with "starter" supplies of paper goods, they were mostly diminished rolls of toilet paper and one 1/2 roll of paper towels, and there was very little liquid dish soap and no dishwasher soap. This was very frustrating as we had to go out a second time to pick up supplies. There were several things (the red wagon on the porch, the fireplace on the lower level, the jetted master tub to name a few) that appeared to need repair, cleaning or other attention. We did have a big problem, which was the hot water heater going out on the second day, and when we contacted Jill, she was quickly there to try to fix it. She could not, but had a plumber there early the next morning. I felt that she was very hands on to that effect, but that perhaps she left the cleaning and stocking of the home to others who were not putting forth the same level of effort."
    Guest: Shari C. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 10, 2014
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  • Island Getaway

    "Just spent a week on the island with 7 family members and had a great time. Pictures do not do this place justice. We had a wonderful relaxing vacation. Hal and his wife were very helpful and will bend over backwards to help you out. Weather was good and so was the fishing. Thanks for a wonderful vacation."
    Guest: Chicago group Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 29, 2014
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  • Decent stay for decent price

    "This property is only 1 block from the beach. There is alot of walking and stairs required though, but it helped keep us in shape. Plenty of beds and you have everything you need at the house."
    Guest: Amber Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 5, 2014
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  • Fun weekend with friends

    "Rating Details: I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was very happy with the location. The vacation rental was spotless. The property manager was very helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We had a very fun trip with friends. Everyone was very comfortable and we had amazing weather. The beach was fun and we loved having the golf cart."
    Guest: A guest from savoy, IL Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 28, 2014
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Patoka Lake Travel Tips

Visitors to Patoka Lake Vacation Rentals

Patoka Lake is a charming destination where there are a wide range of attractions and activities available. Many families choose Patoka Lake as a summer vacation destination because there are many different activities to keep the kids entertained. Wine lovers can tour the nearby vineyards and sample the superb wines of the region. Fishermen come all year-round to enjoy leisurely days with rod and reel in hand. In the summertime, water sport enthusiasts can enjoy hours of fun out on the lake. Boating, paddling, waterskiing and swimming are popular activities. History and culture enthusiasts are not left out. You can visit the many museums in the nearby towns, view architecture from the 1800s and learn about the region’s rich European heritage.

Things to See and Do When on Vacation at Patoka Lake Houses

You may want to have a leisurely vacation, in which case you can simply enjoy the beautiful lake views, amble along the lake shore and enjoy some fishing. Read a good book under the shade of a tree and picnic with the family down at the water’s edge. Many of the vacation homes have wide covered decks where you can string up a hammock and enjoy a chilled afternoon.

If you’d like to learn about the area’s history and culture, stop in at one of the information centers. Here, you can get a map of historic landmarks, old buildings, monuments and interesting museums to visit. Some of the towns offer guided tours. You can also browse the antique stores and art galleries for something to take back home.

Take a drive out to the vineyards and orchards and visit some of the working farms in the region. You can sample some of the wines, partake in fruit picking in season, and show the kids how a farm operates. The friendly atmosphere and fresh country air are invigorating. You may end up purchasing some of the fine wines available in the region.

There are numerous hiking trails in the area. Choose from short 20-minute rambles to more challenging full-day trails. Pack a picnic lunch and go exploring with the family or friends. It’s a great way to enjoy the summer sunshine. Many of the trails are also open for biking and horseback riding. Some of the ranches in the area arrange trail rides in season and these can be booked on arrival.

There are several amusement parks and indoor recreational facilities near Patoka Lakes. The Big Splash Adventure is a themed water park that has slides and swimming pools; it is loads of fun for kids of all ages. The West Baden Indoor Karting has a speed track where you can race one another in European-style go karts.

Patoka Lake Lodging Options

The vacation homes at Patoka Lakes vary in size and style. You can choose from cozy lakeside log cabins or stylish vacation homes. Many are large enough to accommodate up to 10 adults and come with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. Spacious lounge and living areas ensure that you can enjoy a relaxed family vacation. Step out from your cabin and straight onto the lake shore. This means you can enjoy some early morning fishing without having to travel far.

Seasons to Visit Indiana Vacation Rentals at Patoka Lakes

Patoka Lakes is primarily a summer vacation destination. Daytime temperatures are often in the mid-90s (Fahrenheit) and have been known to reach as high as 104 degrees Faharenheit. The warm temperatures make water sports that much more enjoyable. You can cool off and enjoy a refreshing swim in the lake.

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