Last Updated on September 20, 2022 by Katie Barton
Feeling stressed or going through a slump?
Spending a weekend in nature is one of the best ways to find peace, recharge, and reignite your creativity. And luckily, there are so many cool places you can stay – like a beautiful cabin nestled in the woods.
If you’re looking for a fun getaway idea, here are 15 amazing cabins in the woods you can rent for a weekend.
Top Cabins in the Woods to Rent for a Getaway
1. Remote Mountain Cabin in the Woods – Fries, Virginia
If you’re looking for a cabin with an authentic primitive feel, this is it. This 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom cabin has old-style plumbing, a gas stove for cooking, and a wood stove for heat. The cabin features spring water for drinking and showering.
Things to do near this cabin: Located near the New River Trail and State Park, you can enjoy fishing, kayaking, and hiking.
2. Ten Mile Cabin – Narrowsburg, New York
This cabin is beautifully rustic inside. It boasts a fireplace and wood-burning stove, indoor and outdoor showers, and 7 beds. Thick woods surround the cabin.
Things to do near this cabin: This cabin is conveniently located near the Ten Mile River, where guests can hike, fish, kayak, or go boating.
3. Fern Woods Cabin – McArthur, Ohio
When you like the idea of staying at a cabin in the woods, but you also like modern amenities – this one has you covered. You can enjoy the rusticness of a cabin with sleek and modern finishes. This cabin has 3 bedrooms with 2.5 baths and can comfortably sleep six people.
Things to do near this cabin: This cabin is located near Hocking Hills State Park, Old Man’s Cave, Ash Cave, and Cedar Falls. You can enjoy tons of hiking and cave exploration.
4. Treehouse Cabin – Monteagle, Tennesee
This little treehouse cabin is tucked into seven acres of woods. It has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, with a sleeper sofa in the living room. This cabin can comfortably sleep four people. There’s also a hot tub on the deck for late-night relaxing.
Things to near this cabin: Since you’re in the middle of the woods, you’ll enjoy plenty of wildlife watching. Nearby activities include kayaking, zip-lining, hiking, and fishing.
5. Sky Haus A-Frame Cabin – Skykomish, Washington
Looking for the most Instagram-worthy cabin to stay? This one is hard to beat.
This A-Frame-style cabin is situated beautifully in the woods. It features a hot tub, fully equipped kitchen, four beds, and is pet-friendly for a fee.
Things to do at this cabin: There’s a private beach at a walkable distance, and the cabin is located only 15 minutes from the slopes.
6. Off the Grid Cabin in Green Mountains – West Bolton, Vermont
If you’re looking for a cabin that is gorgeous AND has breathtaking views – look no further. This one-bedroom, one-bathroom house takes a short hike to get to but is worth the walk.
It includes a solar-powered outdoor shower, outhouse, propane cook stove, and wood stove for heat. There’s no refrigerator in the cabin, but there is a cooler.
Things to do near this cabin: There are many activities near this cabin, including hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, fishing, golfing, mountain biking, and more.
7. Mirror Lake Log Cabin – Gatlinburg, Tennessee
If you’d like to stay at a cabin on the water and in the woods, you’ll like this one. This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath cabin is located in the Great Smoky Mountains. It has Wifi, a six-person hot tub, and two wrap-around decks.
This cabin comfortably sleeps 8 guests.
Things to do near this cabin: This cabin is only a ten-minute drive to downtown Gatlinburg. A lot of opportunities to fish and hike with major tourist attractions nearby.
8. Treehouse at Bliss Ridge Farm – Moretown, Vermont
Talk about whimsy! If you want to feel like you’re walking into a storybook, this cabin is for you. This treehouse is inspired by Dr. Seuss and is surrounded by 1,000 acres of forestland.
This cabin is only 1 bedroom, 1 bath but contains 5 beds and sleeps up to 7 guests.
Things to do near this cabin: There are tons of hiking trails nearby. This cabin is only a 15-minute drive to Mad River Valley and Waterbury.
9. Spacious Cabin on the Lake – Black Lake, Michigan
If you’ll be visiting Michigan anytime soon, this cabin is worth a look. This spacious cabin is pet-friendly and can sleep up to eight guests. It is located on a lake and has a dock near it where a paddle boat and rowboat are free to use by guests.
This cabin has all the modern amenities you could want and access to a plethora of outdoor activities.
Things to do near this cabin: Situated on Black Lake, you’ll find plenty of activities to do at this cabin, including boating, swimming, fishing, hiking, and more.
10. The Forest House – Cooke Township, Pennsylvania
If you’ve ever thought about hiking the Appalachian Trail, this cabin is right at the midway point. Located at Lake Warren Estates, this cabin has five beds and two bathrooms and comfortably sleeps seven people.
Things to do near this cabin: This cabin is located right beside Michaux State Forest and only 3 miles away from Pine Grove Furnace State Park
11. Mountain Cabin – Big Sur, California
Looking for a mountain cabin for a weekend getaway? This cabin in Big Sur, CA, has great views and a great design. The cabin has one double bed, one sofa bed, and a bathroom. This cabin comes equipped with a wood-fired sauna room, claw foot tub, and WiFi.
Things to do near this cabin: Enjoy exploring Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park and nearby attractions.
12. Romantic Vintage Cabin – Wimberley, Texas
If you’re looking for a romantic getaway, you’ll love this vintage cabin. This cabin sleep two, has wifi, a hot tub on the porch, and a fire pit outside. The inside of the cabin is decorated in a throwback to the Prohibition Era.
Things to do near this cabin: Have fun exploring the Texas Hill Country. Close by are a national park and lake for you to explore.
13. Magical Treehouse – Nauvoo, Illinois
If you want to feel like you’re stepping into fantasy land, check out this treehouse cabin in Nauvoo, Illinois. This cabin has one bedroom and one-half bath. In the outside bath, you’ll find a toilet, sink, and outdoor shower. This treehouse can comfortably sleep six people.
Things to do near this cabin: Enjoy hiking through the forest. Also, check out Nauvoo State Park and Historic District.
14. The Luxury Cabin – Cattlesburg, Kentucky
Ready to spend the weekend fishing, hiking, and relaxing? You can’t go wrong with this stunning cabin. This cabin has six beds and two baths and can sleep up to eight people. The pond is stocked with catfish, bluegill, and bass.
Things to do near this cabin: At this cabin, you can enjoy fishing, hiking, and watching wildlife.
15. Rustic Cabin – Hot Springs, North Carolina
This secluded cabin is over 100 years old and is on the Appalachian Trail in Hot Springs, NC. The cabin has two beds and can accommodate up to four people. The cabin comes with a hot tub and a great view of the French Broad River.
Things to do near this cabin: You can enjoy plenty of fishing, swimming, boating, and hiking.
So Many Incredible Cabins in the Woods You Can Rent for a Weekend
If you need a getaway to find peace or recharge your creativity, these beautiful cabins in the woods to rent are a great option. You can book them for a short weekend or a longer trip.
Spending time reconnecting with nature is one of the best things you can do for your mind, body, and soul.
Katie Barton is the owner of Cabin Lane. She's also a home improvement writer for Bob Vila and Homedit. Her cleaning and organizing advice has been featured on Realtor.com, Yahoo News, GoBankingRates, and more. In her spare time, you can find her with a paintbrush in hand, searching for her next project.