Crystal River Inn Cottages

Crystal River Inn Cottages are open year round.  Children and well behaved dogs ($25 Pet Fee) are welcome in our cottages.  Please let us know if you plan to bring your dog at the time of your reservation.  We are the perfect vacation destination for the whole family!



We are located in the historic district of Rural, just minutes from Waupaca, Wisconsin and the Chain of Lakes. A multi-course organic, locally sourced, farm to table breakfast is included at the Crystal River Inn.  Please let us know if you have any special dietary requests or food allergies.

The Little House on the Prairie and The Granary are nestled up in a private wooded area on our quiet 11.5 acre property. There is a campfire ring near the cottages for campfires.  We provide wood for the campfire.  Relax in the evening while star gazing and taking in the sounds of nature and the magic of hundreds of fireflies lighting up in the prairie.

The Crystal River is a short walk from the cottages.  Enjoy kayaking, fishing or cool off by splashing around in the river.  Kayak rentals are available upon request for $35/day.

The Waupaca area offers year round recreation for outdoor enthusiasts including swimming, boating, biking, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, down hill skiing & tubing (25 minutes from Nordic Mountain), ice skating, snowmobiling, fishing and so much more!  Enjoy live music events, festivals, shopping, breweries and many dining choices. Located just a few miles from Hartman Creek State Park, the Chain of Lakes and Waupaca, Wisconsin.

Choose from our three cottages: The Little House on the Prairie (Sleeps 6), The Granary ~ Open  May – October (Sleeps 6) and The Coop (Sleeps 2).

 Relax and enjoy a perfect getaway for the whole family!  Create a memorable experience the Crystal River Inn Cottages.  Minimum 2 Night Stay Required.

  • Dog Friendly ($25 Pet Fee)
  • Children Welcome
  • Breakfast Included
  • Heat & Air Conditioning
  • Complimentary High-speed, Wireless Internet
  • Streaming TV – Netflix, Hulu, Prime
  • A Nonsmoking Environment


The Little House on the Prairie (Sleeps 6)

The Granary  (Sleeps 6)


The Coop (Sleeps 2)