The Best Cabins to Rent in the USA

Bunker down for a cozy stay at these superb and unique cabins around the United States
Bunker down for a cozy stay at these superb and unique cabins around the United States | Courtesy of Paradise Mountain Pool Lodge /
Julia Sayers Gokhale

There’s nothing like waking up to the crisp mountain air, hot coffee in hand, on the porch of a cabin nestled in the woods. The epitome of hygge, these charming cabins offer the best in views, comfort and coziness. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway for two or a larger cabin for a ski weekend with friends, these are the best cabins to book in the USA.

1. Pine Forest Lodge, for slope-shredding in Colorado

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This five-bedroom cabin in Breckenridge, Colorado, can sleep up to 12 people comfortably. A large, fully furnished kitchen and on-site grills are perfect for cooking in. The A-frame log cabin is close to Breckenridge Ski Resort, making it an ideal location for powder shredders. After a day on the slopes, relax in the cabin’s hot tub on the deck, or play pool in the recreation room on the lower level. Several large decks provide picture-perfect views.

2. Paradise Mountain Pool Lodge – Six Bedroom Cabin, for non-stop activities in Tennessee

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The name of this Tennessee cabin doesn’t lie: it really is paradise. Along with six bedrooms, the house has pretty much every amenity you could want for a good time. We’re talking both indoor and outdoor pools, a theater room, foosball and arcade games. Oh, and did we mention epic mountain views from nearly every room in the house? You won’t even need to leave the cabin, but if you do, the amenities and activities of Pigeon Forge are right down the road.

3. West Glacier Cabin Village, for National Park perks in Montana


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Montana’s stunning Glacier National Park is right out the door of these luxury cabins in West Glacier. Cabins sleep up to four people, with one queen bedroom and a double sofa bed in the living room. A furnished kitchen means you can cook breakfast before heading out on the day’s adventures. The 20-cabin village also includes a market where guests can find groceries and any other necessary supplies.

4. White Oak Lodge & Resort, for the bare necessities in Tennessee

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee, has some of the best cabins in the US. The White Oak Lodge and Resort is a collection of 47 cabins around communal amenities like a pool, tennis courts and fitness center. Each cabin includes a private hot tub and a fireplace. Kick back on rocking chairs on the cabin’s front porch and keep your eyes peeled for a sighting of the area’s black bears. Downtown Gatlinburg is a 20-minute drive.

5. The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure, for outdoor adventures in North Carolina


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The gorgeous Esmeralda Inn in Lake Lure, North Carolina, rents cabins in addition to rooms at the inn. Choose from a two- or three-bedroom cabin with river or mountain views. The fully furnished cabins also include access to the inn’s amenities, including full-service restaurants, a pool, hot tub and spa. Breakfast at the inn’s restaurant is free and cooked to order. Venture to nearby Chimney Rock State Park for hiking or Lake Lure for watersports.

6. The Cache 2 Bed 2 Bath, for ski-in, ski-out convenience in Colorado


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The Cache at Union Creek is a collection of 14 vacation rentals in Copper Mountain, Colorado. This two-bedroom, two-bath cabin includes 1,200sqft (111sqm) of furnished space and a private patio. Take advantage of the neighborhood’s amenities, including an outdoor pool, hot tub and fitness center. The ski runs of Copper Mountain are literally outside your back door, and nearby Breckenridge Ski Resort is just a few minutes’ drive.

7. Macker's Cabin by JHRL, for wide-open space in Wyoming


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This dreamy Wyoming cabin encompasses everything you’d want from a mountain retreat: a large hot tub, an outdoor fire pit area, mountain views and a babbling brook in the backyard. Inside, the furnishings evoke cozy cabin vibes with a stone fireplace and log beds. The cabin can accommodate up to 15 people and has five bedrooms in its 3,000sqft (279sqm). It’s also centrally located between Teton Village ski resort and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

8. Stonehill Cottages, for lakeshore living in Arkansas


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Mena, Arkansas, is nestled in the Ouachita National Forest and surrounded by several state parks and trails. People come to enjoy fall color and hike Arkansas’ second highest peak, Rich Mountain. Stonehill Cottages rents two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom cabins. The cabins are spread out among the 300-acre (121ha) property on Bethesda Lake. Some of the cabins are located lakeside, and many include hot tubs. Accommodations are modern and fully furnished.

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