Vacations don’t always have to be at the beach by the ocean. Sometimes the most relaxing and scenic getaways are tucked away in nature, whether you’re enjoying the snow in the winter or the lush scenery in the summer.
There are plenty of beautiful cabins to stay in all across the country, from spots holed up in the mountains to chic homes with sweeping views of the desert. If you’re looking to unwind and spend some time in nature, check out these eight cabins for the ultimate getaway.
1. Mushroom Dome In Aptos, California
This unique-looking geodesic cabin nestled between oak and madrone trees in Santa Cruz County is located next to a redwood grove where you can go hiking, stargazing and even visit the beach. You can sit back, relax and listen to the sound of birds and crickets chirping and the tree frogs croaking by the creek.
2. Restored Log Cabin In Haller Lake, Washington
If you find yourself in Seattle, take a break from the city life and head out just 30 minutes away to this restored stockade-style log cabin right on Haller Lake.
Cozy up by the wood fireplace, fish from the dock or take a ride on the lake in a paddleboat or canoe.
No matter what you choose to do, you’ll feel completely transported in this classic cabin.
3. Glass Cabin In Hillsdale, New York
This chic cabin in Hudson Valley is definitely unique, as it’s made with glass so you can really enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding woods.
The 6-acre lot faces rolling farmland and is close to ski resorts and a performing arts center.
4. Secluded Cabin In Cripple Creek, Colorado
This cozy cabin in Colorado was built by three generations of the same family and is nestled between pine and aspen trees, which you can enjoy through its huge windows.
Whether you want to enjoy the snow in the winter, the colorful foliage in the fall or the nearby horseback riding, you’ll feel right at home in nature in this secluded cabin.
5. Rustic Log Cabin In Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
This traditional Appalachian-style cabin is perched near top of Pine Mountain.
You can hike in the mountains or simply enjoy the snowfall from the comfort of the house. On a clear day, you can even watch the sunrise over the mountains—all without leaving your bed.
6. Bohemian Cabin In Joshua Tree, California
Cabins can be in the desert, too. This impeccably-decorated, bohemian cabin in Joshua Tree contains handmade artifacts, art and accessories, and the outdoor area is designed especially for enjoying the desert nights.
Between the string lights, claw-foot tub, hammock and charcoal grill, you’ll have no excuse not to enjoy a colorful desert sunset.
7. The Barn In Tivoli, New York
You’ll have plenty of room to yourself in this rustic chic barn located on a 4-acre lot in the charming village of Tivoli.
This open, loft-like barn has an outdoor shower, a back deck for grilling, a pond and a stream.
And if that isn’t enough for you, there are three fire pits with an outdoor picnic table where you can spend your evenings.
8. Romantic Log Cabin In Wimberley, Texas
Located along the banks of Smith Creek, this Texas log cabin is situated on 10 acres of private land in a grove of oak and cedar trees.
You can walk along the creek, spend time with the deer, cozy up in the hot tub or have a picnic in the tree house for the perfect romantic getaway.