A of the front of Rabbit Run Inn

Rabbit Run Property Group Rental


Ideal for family reunions, group and business retreats

Host your group stay at Rabbit Run and enjoy the privacy of both the Inn and Main House, a few minutes from Warren Dunes State Park and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. Our 2 acre grounds feature 2 gazebos, a large koi pond and 5 outdoor decks. Inn and Main House are located on a quiet private lane.

The Cottage and Main house accommodate up to 19 guests, and parking for 6-8 cars. Main house accommodations include 2 full bathrooms, 2 bedrooms (queen beds), one with a queen-sized sofa/bed, one single (twin) bedroom, dining room (seats 10), large open kitchen and family room, two dishwashers and a Wolf stove. In addition, the Main house has seating for 4 in the breakfast room and seating for 4 in the family room which has a fireplace. The Main house dining room opens onto a large outdoor deck furnished with an umbrella/table, chairs, chaises, gas barbecue grill and fire pit.

The Cottage can sleep 8-10 people and each of the 4 suites provides the luxury and privacy of having a private bath, wet bar, fridge, coffee/espresso maker, plasma TV and private deck.

As owner-managers who have served guests for over 8 years, we are always available to answer any questions on a timely basis and to provide information and local contacts to make your family/group gathering a success. We also provide 24/7 contact information and nearby staff to facilitate your stay at Rabbit Run.

Rabbit Run Cottage and Main House (occupancy 20) are available 12 months of the year as a property rental. The Main House (occupancy 7 or three couples) is available October-May.

Reviews and Accolades

The Cottage and Main House’s interiors have been profiled several times in Chicago Magazine, the cover of Chicago Home and Garden, Midwest Living, Lake Magazine and more.

Here is a sampling of our recent guest comments:

“The unique layout of this property gave us the opportunity to come together, as a family (17 of us), in the main house and retreat for privacy in the 4 private, inn rooms…. Rodney and Linda Jo were our consummate hosts, answering questions, providing assistance… Our best Christmas house yet!” (VRBO, December 17, 2015)

“Charm, comfort, luxury and relaxing are some of the words I would use to describe the Rabbit Run Inn… The guest rooms provided plenty of room and luxury of a fine hotel. It gave other family members the opportunity to sleep in, retreat to read a book or catch a nap. Linda Jo and Rodney were so gracious and accommodating. We appreciated their going above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed.” (VRBO, November 15, 2015)

“We stayed the weekend at rabbit run in & it was quite possibly the best place Iv stayed overnight anywhere. The rooms and the house were spotlessly cleaned, the rooms were beautifully updated, the grounds were maintained and beautiful. I have nothing but great things to say about this place. I would recommend it to everyone looking for a place to stay. (Also, the beds were the most comfortable night sleep I have ever had in my life!).” (reviewed on Facebook, September 13, 2016)

One of three living room/gathering places in Main House

2015-2018 Weekly and Weekend Rates

Group Rental Fees (Main House and Cottage)

Spring, 2017

Current through April 27
2 night minimum: $1035 per night

Current through May 29
Main House
2 night minimum: $795 per night

Spring, 2017

April 28-May 25
2 night minimum: $1035 per night
$1350 per night, Friday & Saturday

2017 Summer Holiday Weekends

Labor Day and Memorial Day weekends
3 night minimum: $3900 (total)

Summer, 2017

May 29-June 30
3 nights minimum: $3900;
4 nights: $4300
5-7 nights at $960 per night, including weekend

July 1-August 5
7 nights: minimum $6720 (total)
additional nights at $960 per night

August 6-August 30
3 nights minimum: $3900;
4 nights: $4300
5-7 nights at $960 per night, including weekend

Fall, 2017

September, October, 2017
2 night minimum: $1035 per night
$1350 per night Friday & Saturday

Winter/Spring 2017-2018

November 1, 2017-May 24, 2018
2 night minimum: $1035 per night

Spring, 2018

April 27-May 24
2 night minimum: $1035 per night
$1350 per night, Friday & Saturday

2018 Summer Holiday Weekends

Labor Day and Memorial Day weekends
3 night minimum: $4200 (total)

Summer, 2018

June-September, 2018

June and August, only
3 nights minimum :$1300 per night
Additional nights at $1035 per night, including weekend
7 nights: $6720 (total)

7 nights minimum: $6720 (total)


  • Please note that our minimum stay between Memorial Day and Labor Day (“in season”) for group bookings is 3 nights, except for the month of July when the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Special Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend group package is 3 nights. If your schedules do not allow a 3 night stay “in season”, we recommend that you book your group getaway during the spring or fall when our minimum stay is 2 nights.

  • Additional fees: $59 per stay accident damage waiver and 6% Michigan tax. Pet Fee (House only): $100 per dog (2 dog maximum)
  • Cancellation policy: Deposit refunded with cancellation notice 90 days prior to day of arrival. To protect your deposit, we advise guests to purchase trip insurance (ref. insuremytrip.com, vacationprotection.com)

The Main house was featured on the cover of Chicago Home and Garden and the Inn is featured in several shelter and area tourism magazines.

Reserving the Inn and Main House

For more information, please call the Inn directly at 269-405-1050

When you arrive…

Rabbit Run Inn provides a large information packet to acquaint our guests with the area. The packet includes a listing of nearby recommended restaurants, guides to state and township beaches, parks and preserves, trail maps for hiking, biking and kayaking, and an updated list of performances, entertainment and events scheduled for the days of the visit. This information is available upon request before check-in date.

Directions to Rabbit Run Inn

We are conveniently located just 1 mile from Exit 12 (Sawyer), I-94. Rabbit Run Inn is five minutes from the village of Sawyer, and is a five minute drive from Lake Michigan and Warren Dunes State Park.“GPS us” at 6227 Elm Drive, Sawyer.

Approximate travel times to Rabbit Run Inn:

Chicago (Loop): 1 ½ hours
South Bend, Indiana: 45 minutes
Indianapolis: 3 ½ hours

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Things to do...

For things to do and events near Rabbit Run Inn, visit Harbor Country's website

For current vineyard and winery/tasting event information, visit SW Michigan 'Wine Trail' website

For shopping experience near Rabbit Run Inn, visit Lighthouse Place in Michigan City twenty-five minutes away

For a monthly schedule of activities, visit the Blue Star Highway's website calendar