Whether you’re into camping or glamping, cabins offer a variety of luxury and relaxation. Much like these winter escapes, cabins are ideal for bitter, glacial conditions. If you’re looking for something simple and no-frills, a log cabin with basic amenities will be quintessential to your weekend escape. If, however, you’re interested in adding an extra kick to your vacation, these billets are sure to do the trick. Even better, use these tips to avoid traffic on the way. Whatever your fancy, make time to cozy up beside the fire and watch the sun set over some of our country’s most inspiring features.
Silver City, Michigan
$225 to $325 per night
Located just five miles east of Michigan’s Porcupine Mountains, this rental offers 3.4 acres of coastal living. The three-bedroom, two-story log cabin sleeps up to eight guests and includes all the amenities of a luxury hotel, but with a rustic touch. Spend the day hiking through Michigan’s scenic Upper Peninsula, and cozy up with a good book from the comfort of your bed as the air begins to crisp.
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
$89 to $335 per night (and pet friendly)
On the helm of the Great Smoky Mountains lies Hidden Springs Resort in southeast Tennessee. Eagles Perch is one of many cabins offered at the resort, but its affordability and panoramic mountain views make it ideal for a weekend getaway. Basic amenities, including a jacuzzi and hot tub, are included in your stay, making it a romantic, low-effort vacation.
Twin Peaks, California
$159 to $179 per night (and pet friendly)
Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins, located in the heart of San Bernardino National Forest, offer a variety of accommodations on Lake Arrowhead, but Sunflower Cabin is one of the most jocular. Mantled in sportive decor and homey furniture, this cabin features an antique wedgewood stove and breakfast nook. If you’re looking for a mountain retreat in southern California, Sunflower Cabin is your best bet.
$130 to $155 per night (and pet friendly with fee)
Coast Cabins in western Oregon offer a number of cabins on the pacific, but none compare to the Modern Ranch. With its quiet luxury, this cabin includes in-floor heat, full kitchen, wrap-around mahogany decking, wood stove, and private hot tub. Thanks to the eclectic nature of the pacific northwest, numerous opportunities exist for hiking and other recreational activities.
$189 per night (pet friendly with fee)
Robert Frost Mountain Cabins, adjacent to Green Mountain, host Sunrise Vista, a perfect accommodation for two with views of the Bread Loaf mountain range. Complete with a screened-in porch, patio furniture, and Swedish nook, it’s a great way to reconnect with nature.
$259 per night
One of Missouri’s most underrated attractions is a treehouse-style cottage high up in the Ozark wilderness. The house features a ceiling skylight above a one-of-a-kind queen bed for stargazing after hours. Views of distant mountain ranges can be seen from the balcony complete with patio furniture. Whether you’re interested in an original romantic surprise, or a getaway fit for social media, treehouses are paragon.
Richland Center, WI
$125 per night
The Glass House, part of Candlewood Cabins in southwest Wisconsin, books nearly a year in advance because of the exclusivity and dynamic 360 degree views of lush, iridescent landscapes and wildlife. The cabin is exactly what its name suggests, with transparent, glass walls lining the exterior of the home. It comes complete with a full kitchen, bathroom, air conditioning, and stone patio.