Enjoy a quiet retreat near Lake MacBride, Iowa. Pitch a tent on our 5 acres behind Lake MacBride. Enjoy the wildlife, the views, and the lake's amenities. Miles of local hiking and biking trails an 18 hole disc golf course and a beach are all within a 1 mile of our home. Two kayaks are provided with camping cost. Excellent fishing for crappie, bass, and walleye. Boat rentals
Enjoy a quiet retreat near Lake MacBride, Iowa. Pitch a tent on our 5 acres behind Lake MacBride. Enjoy the wildlife, the views, and the lake's amenities. Miles of local hiking and biking trails an 18 hole disc golf course and a beach are all within a 1 mile of our home. Two kayaks are provided with camping cost. Excellent fishing for crappie, bass, and walleye. Boat rentals are also available at Lake MacBride Boat rental.
Only minutes from civilization for any last minute needs.
*The photos of the lake are not from our property, but a quarter mile down the road.
- Check in: After 5PM
- Check out: Before 11AM
- Cancellation policy: Flexible
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 1 night
- Accepts bookings: 3 months out Weeknight discount: 15% off
- Response time: Within 12 hours
- Response rate: 80%
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Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
Plenty of biking trails all within 1-2 miles from our home.
Boat reservations can be made at https://www.facebook.com/Lake-Macbride-Boat-Rentals-188950837792483/ or https://www.coralvi...Read more
An Iowa Fishing License is required to fish at Lake MacBride or Coralville Reservoir. Excellent fishing for crappies, walleye,...Read more
Attached is a link for all the local hiking trails. https://www.hikingproject.com/directory/8008280/lake-macbride-state-park
Two Kayaks are available for use. Please let us know if you would like to use these while you are staying with us.
Sugar Bottom beach and Lake MacBride Beach are close by for swimming.
Natural features you'll find at Vinai's Fishing Getaway in Iowa.
Beach at lake Macbride and sugar bottom beach.
Our proptery is 5 acres, 2 of which are forested valleys.
Lake MacBride State Park and the Coralville Reservoir are located nearby.
We have a circle drive for easy turn around. You do not park next to the campsite. You must be able to walk down the hill to th...Read more
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Wonderful spot even better hosts.
It felt like my own camp ground, nice and secluded. They gave me fresh cut wood and a starter block to make it easy. It was a short walk from the car down to the site.
In the morning they gave me fresh brewed coffee and an amazing breakfast. My time was cut short due to an impending storm otherwise I would have hung out longer.
A private area with nice amenities and tons of adventure to be had! This site is in a great location for the outdoor enthusiast. Kayaking, boating, fishing, disc golf, you name it!
The campsite was already prepared with a fire pit and fresh cut wood to burn, a grill and extra tent padding if needed, and straps in the trees to hand your bathing suit (or maybe even the fish you caught).
My tent was backed up a wildlife reserve so I was able to see a few critters and creatures here and there. A few deer were definitely curious to watch as I set up camp and started cooking a little meal to get me through the night.
Nice, well maintained, campsite a short drive from Lake MacBride. The host was friendly and helpful, but gave us plenty of space after we were settled. We had assistance moving our gear down a hill to the campsite via tractor. The campsite felt private and had: a mulched pad for a tent, ample seating around the fire pit, plenty of chopped wood, a table, chairs, charcoal grill, and a grate for cooking over the fire.
We had a great time visiting this campsite! Our dog enjoyed the room to run free, and so did our kids. Jenny and Vinny were great hosts, and checked in with us to make she we had everything we needed. They also set up hammocks for us, gave us fresh picked corn, and some other items for our kids and a ball for our dog to play with. When there was a storm approaching Jenny texted me a heads-up which was very helpful, and offered us shelter if needed.
We hiked in the nearby area, and tried a restaurant in the closest town. We really enjoyed our time. Even though we were on their property, we still felt like we had our privacy. Would definitely recommend.
It is everything and more, if you want to connect with nature and have the best host you could ever imagine. Fishing was very good my Son was the one that caught the big one.
We did our own cooking over the open wood fire they supplied a grill cover for the fire. Please if you truly like fishing and every thing that God can provide you you will find Vinai's your new escape.
Wonderful place, wonderful people!
This is beautiful little spot! Our hosts were extremely hospitable. They were always available to help us out and take us kayaking, which they provided. The lake is only a hop skip and a jump from the lake and getting on the water couldn’t have been easier thanks to them and the location. They have a nice campsite available away from the house with a fire pit stocked with wood. They had everything we needed and more. Highly recommend!
Jenny is one of the kindest hosts there is! They helped bring our stuff down to the campsite with a tractor and even had the whole campsite set up with a hammock, bug spray, and firewood. Kind hosts and great spot near lake MacBride!
This was a nice place to stay! The hosts were very welcoming and responsive. They gave us recommendations for places to hike, bike and fish in the area. There is lots to do in the area and
It’s a beautiful part of iowa. The camp site is shady, has room for 2-3 tents and a nice fire pit. The hosts were generous to provide some wood, bug spray, and tiki torches to help keep bugs away. There were quite a few bugs and the area can get muddy if it rains, so bring your mud boots. The hill down to the campsite is very steep. They do help you haul supplies up and down the hill with a tractor. We were able to use a bathroom at the top of the hill. I’d recommend bringing jugs of water for drinking. They are also dog friendly which is a great plus!
Amazing private retreat
We had an absolute blast spending this whole weekend @ Vinai's Fishing Getaway. Quite, private, BEAUTIFUL scenery. We relaxed around the large stone fire pit & 3 deer wandered over to say hello to us! The property was clean with access to indoor bathroom. Our dog was able to be off leash the entire weekend having the entire property to ourselves. Plenty of firewood was provided as well as 2 kayaks for our use. The hosts were very polite helping us get settled and packed up but wsre courteous enough to leave us be during the duration of our stay. We are already discussing a return trip with friends!!