When the seasonal chill hits, we seek isolation and higher altitudes in search of serenity and snow. We yearn to gaze at the changing landscape, but we also want to curl up in a blanket or sit at a crackling fireside.
Enter the cabin, the rustic structure that simultaneously offers serenity and brings travelers together. Whether you’re in search of an abode for a romantic getaway, a hardy house that’ll hold a pack of skiers or a venue for a large group, these cabin rentals around the world will fit your needs and more.
1. Elk Horn Lodge, Blue Ridge, Georgia. 2. JAnaB Log Cabin, Belfast, Prince Edward Island, Canada. 3. Rail Stop Cabin, Georgetown, Colorado. 4. Chalet Edelweiss, Moonridge, California. 5. Cabin, Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Iceland. 6. Ski Cabin, Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 7. Cabin, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. 8. Big Bear Quonset Lodge, Big Bear, California. 9. Chalet, Serraval, Rhone-Alpes, France. 10. Cabin, Stowe, Vermont.
Sarra Sedghi is Paste Food’s Assistant Editor. She can usually be found arguing about mayonnaise on Twitter.
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This Georgia property comfortably sleeps 12 guests and runs at $219 a night. Aside from a proximity to outdoor attractions, the cabin is equipped with bonuses like a pool and foosball table, an outdoor jacuzzi and a massive screened porch overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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Tucked in the trees, this P.E.I. cabin, sleeps two at $63 a night. Built in the late 1800s and a short walk from the beach, it's an ideal spot for rustic seclusion.
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At $196 a night, this Colorado property sleeps five and boasts proximity to ski resorts and Denver. This cabin is smack dab in the middle of the Rockies, minutes away from the forest, a creek and the Georgetown Loop Railroad.
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This recently remodeled chalet sleeps five at $149 a night and permits pets for a small fee. It's minutes away from Big Bear Lake and the Bear Mountain and Snow Summit resorts and equipped with conveniences for families and small groups.
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This cabin in southern Iceland sleeps four at $149 a night, welcoming kids and pets. It's secluded, but not too far from the nearby village of Kirkjubæjarklaustur and natural wonders including Skaftafell and Jökulsárlón.
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This Jackson Hole cabin with a modern twist sleeps four at $199 a night. Minutes away from Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, it's a comfortable spot that guests can enjoy at any season.
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This Tennessee cabin sleeps four at $132 a night, offering beautiful scenery and a 20-minute drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park (it's also right by Dollywood, if you're into that). In early November, the cabin gets redecorated for Christmas if you're searching for something festive.
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This California cabin is cozy without being corny and sleeps four guests at $135 a night. The house is fully equipped, allows pets and features a large porch and outdoor cookware.
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This renovated alpine chalet with a sauna sleeps 10 guests entirely at $169 a night, though either floor can be rented for a lower price. It's close to resorts such as La Clusaz and a short distance from the Swiss border.
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This Vermont cabin combines opulence and simplicity, sleeping five at $175 a night. While visitors are eight miles from Mount Mansfield, they have access to miles of nearby terrain to explore without sacrificing any comfort.