There’s just something about a good old-fashioned vacation in the woods. Some of us are drawn to a log cabin vacation because of the unparalleled mountain views during the day and the cozy conversations by the fireside in the evenings. Others love the convenient access to the slopes and other winter fun. No matter your preference, there’s a dreamy Airbnb or
After researching dozens of log cabins in the U.S. and Canada, we compiled a list of 27 of our absolute favorites. We’re sure one will fit the bill for the winter getaway of your dreams.
Ashland Lodge has all the comfort and charm of a cabin but with over 3,000 square feet to explore. The interior of the two-story cabin has quaint and authentic wood features throughout. The private pond and impressive patio are two bonus perks.
Going to Big Bear with a big group? This spacious 4,200 square foot chalet can accommodate 14 guests in its six bedrooms and four baths. Those who come in colder months will appreciate its heated floors and four fireplaces. This dog-friendly lake lodge has driveway parking for five vehicles. Located on Metcalf Bay’s Gilner Point, this lake lodge is just a short drive from ski slopes, The Village, and hiking trails. Rent a pontoon or fishing boat from Holloway’s Marina down the street.
Snoqualmie Pass, Washington
Snoqualmie Summit cabin at Silver Fir is a custom-built cedar home featuring views of Rampart Ridge. Just 45 minutes from Seattle and Bellevue, this small town resort community offers skiing in the winter and hiking, biking, fishing, and swimming in the summer.
Enjoy a hot tub, lake views, and nearby dining options at this Carnelian Bay Cabin. Skiers will appreciate the easy access to major ski resorts, including Northstar, Palisades Tahoe, and Alpine Meadows. Gamblers will appreciate free casino shuttles.
Ponderosa in Whitefish is an 820-square-foot slope-side chalet with a deck. It’s a dream come true for skiers and winter sports enthusiasts. Located directly off the slopes and below a ski lift, you will be right in the center of all the fun!
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
If you want to go all in on an old-school homestay, this is the cabin that just can’t be topped. Built in the ’40s on the slopes of Snow King, the cabin is set high enough for peace and quiet, but downtown Jackson Hole is conveniently just down the hill. The cabin has an undeniable rustic charm aided by a wood stove, fireplace, and mountain views.
Location: Incline Village, Nevada
Price per night: $675
Accommodations: 16 guests, 6 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms
This nearly 5,500-square-foot getaway is well suited for large groups like family reunions. The custom-built mountain escape was recently remodeled, so it has all the bells and whistles on the interior, including multiple smart TVs, while still offering what’s most important — stellar mountain views, towering trees, and tranquility.
Located a mile and a half from the ski lifts and downtown Breckenridge, this luxury cabin on Peak 7 is close to the action while still offering the privacy of a one-acre lot. Enjoy spectacular views of the Tenmile Range from its wraparound deck and hot tub.
Located right off Lake Taneycomo, Finisterra Lodge is a sprawling log cabin with 20-foot-tall ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace, and clear views of the lake. The lodge is within walking distance from the lake, plus it has a jetted hot tub, fire pit, outdoor dining space, and free transportation vehicles like kayaks and bikes. Another perk — you’re only a few miles from Branson!
Broken Bow, Oklahoma
Relax, recharge, and reconnect at Into The Woods. This brand new modern luxury cabin is situated on just over an acre in Broken Bow. Okie Girls, Mountain Fork Brewery, The Maze, and several other eateries and activities can be found just miles south. Entertain yourself indoors with board games and a game console that has 60 retro arcade games. The outdoor deck features a fireplace and hot tub to warm up on chilly winter nights. There is also a fire pit and outdoor play area to be enjoyed in warmer months.
Port Aransas, Texas
Escape the cold in at the Blue Bungalow in “Port A.” This modern beach house features its very own private plunge pool as well as an outdoor shower and bathroom, but oddly enough, there aren’t any closets. Both town and the beach are just an easy walk away.
While away the winter at this Texas Hill Country cabin that is surrounded by wineries and vineyards. Take advantage of the pool, hot tub, and indoor and outdoor fireplaces.
This hand-constructed Scandinavian log lodge is nestled on 2.8 acres, surrounded by breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains and Mount LeConte. This Gatlinburg-area cabin offers all sorts of fun, including two hot tubs, and a private movie theater — complete with popcorn and candy. The game room features a pool/ping pong table, air hockey, foosball, shuffleboard, and a retro Pac-Man arcade game. Cozy up by the gas fireplace on the wraparound deck. Gatlinburg is 15 minutes from here, while Pigeon Forge is a 25-minute drive.
Catskill Mountains, New York
Nestled within one of the most picturesque valleys in the central Catskill Mountains, BLAK House is a cozy cabin by a stream. Relax by the fieldstone fireplace
Located just outside of Woodstock on Plymouth Notch ski mountain, The Arched Chalet offers stunning Green Mountain views. It is one of the last arched ski homes in the area. Currently, the ski mountain is not in operation, but there is no shortage of things to do nearby.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
Boasting a perfect view of the northern sky, this cozy cabin is the ideal location in the Whitehorse area for viewing the Northern Lights. It is surrounded by Yukon Wilderness and tons of trails. Historic Lake Laberge is nearby, too.
Kent, British Columbia
Situated in the heart of the Village of Harrison Hot Springs, the Log Escape is about an hour’s drive from Vancouver. Boasting panoramic views of Mount Cheam, this 2,800-square-foot smart home is on a fully fenced-in property that backs into the Miami River. In warmer weather, you can walk to the village’s hot springs, pool, beaches, marina, lakes, and restaurants. The coolest thing is that you can just pay for the bedrooms you want, $100 per room or $150 for the main bedroom.