A cabin can be cozy, rustic or luxe. Check out our guide to finding the perfect cabin vacation rental in the mountains for your next trip.
A cabin vacation can offer any type of experience you desire, from relaxing by the fireplace in a rustic cabin in the woods to playing games with your family at a spacious waterfront cabin offering all the comforts of home.
Relax lakeside with your friends at a Big Bear cabin after hitting the ski slopes, or make breakfast with your family at a Pigeon Forge cabin before heading into town to visit Dollywood, outlet malls and other area attractions. If you just want to relax and recharge, consider booking a remote cabin in the mountains surrounded by woods, incredible views, hiking trails and singing birds.
Our favorite destinations offer an ideal setting for you to enjoy your cabin vacation rental, experience nature and find plenty to do nearby. TurnKey offers a variety of cabin vacation rentals in the best locations. Here are our top cabin destinations:
Asheville, NC cabin vacation rentals
A mountain cabin vacation rental near Asheville serves as a perfect home base for exploring this eclectic area. Enjoy peace, quiet, wildflowers and pristine views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Then make the short drive to downtown Asheville to experience architecture, art galleries, local craft breweries and a vibrant food scene ranging from homey barbecue joints to restaurants that boast James Beard-nominated chefs.
Bend, OR cabin vacation rentals
Situated west of the Cascade Mountains, Bend offers mountain cabin vacation rentals and plenty to do year round. With two nearby ski resorts – The Hoodoo Ski Area and Mt. Bachelor – you can go skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Explore the Oregon Badlands, an almost 30,000-acre wilderness east of Bend. In town, sample local beer along the Bend Ale Trail and savor local restaurants. Bend is a great destination for a family cabin vacation with arcades, an aquatic center, museums and a trampoline park.
Boothbay Harbor, ME cabin vacation rentals
A waterview or lakeside cabin in Boothbay Harbor offers rest, relaxation and plenty to do and see. A cabin vacation rental surrounded by pines just outside of Boothbay can give you the best of both worlds — quiet natural surroundings and access to charming downtown Boothbay with its homestyle ice cream shops and seafood restaurants where you can sample Maine lobster and other local delicacies. You can take in a whale watch, visit historic Pemaquid Point Lighthouse on a scenic rocky peninsula and explore the area's many quaint villages.
Gatlinburg, TN cabin vacation rentals
Settle into a mountain cabin near Gatlinburg to experience both the town and surrounding natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains, where you can hike near streams and waterfalls. Stay in a Gatlinburg cabin, a Pigeon Forge cabin or a remote cabin in the mountains nearby. Go on an adventure in nature, from white water rafting to zorbing (that's rolling down a hill in a clear plastic ball). In town, you've got an array of activities from the Dollywood amusement park to outlet malls, theater shows, mini golf courses and go-kart tracks.
North Puget Sound, WA cabin vacation rentals
This beautiful area offers nature lovers many options for an idyllic escape. You can rent a mountain cabin or a beach cabin with views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. Visit Whidbey Island — one of the few islands in the area you can reach by car — and Deception Pass State Park, where you can go hiking or boating. Go whale watching, check out the many small towns that dot the area, and dine at local seafood restaurants.
TurnKey offers mountain cabin vacation rentals to suit every budget and type of vacation. Before you book a mountain vacation rental, think about how you'll use the space, how many people you need to sleep and which amenities you seek. Are you planning a romantic getaway for two in a rustic cabin in the woods or a family reunion that requires a spacious lakeside cabin with modern amenities and multiple bedrooms? Many mountain vacation rentals offer a wood-burning stove or fireplace, a deck, a grill, a hot tub and scenic views. If you're taking a family cabin vacation or group trip, you might want a more luxurious cabin with features such as a large gourmet kitchen and a game room.
If you're seeking a vacation that will allow you to escape the stress of daily life and truly unwind in nature, browse TurnKey's selection of remote cabins in the mountains. A vacation at a remote mountain cabin offers a truly refreshing experience with brisk mountain breezes, scenic views, streams, woods and clear skies for stargazing. Consider booking a Big Bear cabin, a Gatlinburg cabin or a Pigeon Forge cabin for your remote mountain getaway.