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18 Ridiculously Romantic Cabin Getaways

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We can all agree that life gets busy, and quickly. From work and family obligations to taking care of your mental and physical well-being, it can be hard to take a breather. So, take this as your cue. Clear that schedule, grab your honey, and take off on a romantic cabin getaway. It’s a pretty sure bet in any season: Snow activities in the winter, water sports in the spring and summer and dazzling foliage in the fall. But, you don’t need to be an outdoor enthusiast to appreciate the tranquility a mountain escape can provide—especially if you score one with a hot tub. Whether you and your significant other want to explore the woods or cuddle up by the water, there are plenty of private, well-appointed cabins available throughout the U.S. at a range of budgets. 

From the ski slopes of Vermont to the coastal seclusion of Mendocino to the desert of Joshua Tree, a cabin doesn’t necessarily have to be rustic or basic. Whether you prefer luxury or simplicity, there are cabins of all kinds, all of which embrace a cozy, romantic vibe and that feeling of getting away from it all. Grab your loved one and whisk them away on a great romantic getaway. Here are 18 incredible cabins you can book right now. 

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1. The Oasis (Joshua Tree, CA)

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Rate: from $860/night
  • Why We Love It: Mid-Century-meets-cowgirl vibes, rugged mountain views, saltwater hot tub, outdoor rain shower

Slip away for the weekend to Joshua Tree, located about two hours outside of Los Angeles. The desert locale, known for its otherworldly rock formations and low-key vibe, is perfect for a romantic getaway. For your stay, book The Oasis, a renovated 1960s house with a cabin-like feel. It features a firepit, indoor-outdoor living spaces and a saltwater hot tub, perfect for relaxing with your significant other and leaving the world behind. While the chic home sleeps up to eight, it’s ideal for an intimate retreat as well. Nearby, explore Pioneertown and immerse yourself in a sound bath at the Integratron—a seminal Joshua Tree experience.

2. Thyme Cottage (Middleburgh, NY)

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Rate: from $169/night
  • Why We Love It: Fully equipped kitchen, hammock, porch with mountain views

Fancying a weekend getaway in Upstate New York? This idyllic cabin is just west of Albany, tucked into the Catskill Mountain range. With seven acres all to yourselves, the property feels like a secluded dreamland. But fear not. Civilization (and a plethora of activities) aren’t far away. Spend a leisurely afternoon antiquing and perusing the flea markets, or head out on an outdoor adventure. The cabin is close to Looking Glass Pond, Broman’s Nose, Hunter Mountain and other local attractions. If you simply want to enjoy the tranquility, have a seat on the porch overlooking the hillside. It’s beautiful in any season but comes alive with fall color and is cloaked in quiet grace during snowy winters.

3. Camp Cozy (Abbot, ME)

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Rate: from $214/night
  • Why We Love It: Pets welcome, fire pit, pond access, private dock, grill

To get an accurate idea of Camp Cozy, Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom comes to mind—quilts, picnic tables, fall foliage and all. The cabin, located in the tiny town of Abbot, Maine (population 650), gives you pond access via a private dock so that you can canoe and jet ski in the warmer months and snowmobile and ATV in the winter. Have cookouts on the grill and enjoy the meal pondside. Did we mention that the sunsets are spectacular?

4. Luxury Honeymoon Cabin (Broken Bow, OK)

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Rate: from $183/night
  • Why We Love It: Hot tub, flat screen TV with streaming services, EV charger, gas fireplace

A stunning, luxury cabin awaits in a pine forest in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. From the stone fireplace and rich wood paneling to the contemporary kitchen and pristine, inviting hot tub, the property screams “romantic holiday for two.” It’s set on 1.3 acres of peace and quiet, while still giving you access to restaurants and the nearby Beavers Bend State Park, should you want to venture out of this little slice of paradise.

5. Beaver Lakefront Cabin (Eureka Springs, AR)

  • Sleeps: 2 guests
  • Rate: from $256/night
  • Why We Love It: Lakeview jacuzzi, Bulgari toiletries, ironing board, glass walls, stone fireplace, deck, indoor fishing, woodland views

If you’re ready to skip town for a little R&R with your favorite person, Eureka Springs might just be what you need. The tiny Victorian town, nestled in the Ozark Mountains, has all the charm in the world, constructed around its hot springs. Find refuge at the Beaver Lakefront Cabin, just eight miles from town. With its plush amenities, you may never want to leave. The cabin features a cathedral ceiling and wall of glass facing Beaver Lake and a hot tub. It comes with a fully equipped kitchen, including Calphalon stainless steel cookware, coffee beans and a grinder. When you’re ready to relax, you’ll find couple’s terry cloth robes and slippers, plus bubble bath and votive candles. Spend cozy nights in watching one of the panoply of movies on the 4k television and taking in sunsets from the porch.

6. Modern Cabin in the Woods (Nashville, IN)

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Rate: from $162/night
  • Why We Love It: Balcony views, fire pit, newly renovated

Delightfully dubbed “Plāhaus,” this modern cabin in the woods sits on a hill, beckoning you to a peaceful retreat where you can clear your mind and cozy up with your partner. It’s located two miles from Nashville (Indiana, not Tennessee), with easy access to downtown shops and restaurants. But honestly, why would you want to leave the property? Views from the balcony are ample and beautiful, and a fire pit on property will keep you toasty in the nighttime chill. All you’ll want to do is curl up on the couch with your person in front of the floor-to-ceiling windows, watching the sun rise and set—maybe with books and beverages in hand.

7. Oceanfront Cabin (Fort Bragg, CA)

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Rate: from $279/night
  • Why We Love It: Oceanfront property, private deck, firepit

It’s time to drive down the legendary Pacific Coast Highway for a stay on the Mendocino coast. Though the ocean views are something to behold, do not peek out the window if you’re scared of heights. But you can rest easy at this delightful oceanfront cabin in Fort Bragg, which sits on six pristine acres and is just a mile from the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. Did we mention Glass Beach, downtown Fort Bragg and the art galleries overflowing from Mendocino itself? And then there’s the cabin. Decked out with European flair, it offers a Louis XVI bed and sea-facing deck where you can lounge and enjoy the sunset while listening to the waves crash ashore. Name a more romantic getaway. We’ll wait.

8. Cedar Mountain View (Decherd, TN)

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Rate: from $151/night
  • Why We Love It: Close proximity to state parks, washer and dryer, iron, game room, fire pit

Design buffs will love Cedar Mountain View, a Scandinavian-inspired cabin that sits on 20 private acres of land (no neighbors!). Enjoy the game room, the outdoor fire pit and the flat-screen TV—all perfect for some quality time with your significant other. If you motivate yourselves to leave the property, visitors to Decherd will discover lots to see and do, including the charming town of Sewanee and Tims Ford State Park, which is known for its hiking and boating. The coolest local attraction is The Caverns, a natural cave formation that hosts concerts and events.

9. Lake Blue Ridge Cabin (Mineral Bluff, GA)

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Rate: from $179/night
  • Why We Love It: Newly renovated, hot tub, wet bar, fire pit, gourmet kitchen

A hideaway in the storied Blue Ridge Mountains, this contemporary cabin has all the amenities you’ll need for a romantic getaway. Three fireplaces and an outdoor fire pit will keep you warm and toasty, while the game room and wet bar ensure hours of wholesome, technology-free entertainment. The cabin is a new build in the modern-rustic style near the town of Blue Ridge on a secluded, private road. Here, you’ll be just a seven-minute drive from downtown. Come in the right season, and you can while away an afternoon apple picking at Mercier Orchards, swimming in the Toccoa River, riding the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway or taking in those lake sunsets. Need to get a little exercise? The Chattahoochee National Forest has 430 miles of trails for exploring.

10. River Woods Retreat (Bentonville, VA)

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Rate: from $248/night
  • Why We Love It: Hot tub, washer/dryer, smart TV, fully equipped kitchen, grill, fire pit

History buffs (and fall foliage fanatics) will love this one. River Woods Retreat is a luxury log cabin just a stone’s throw (we’re talking 10-minute walk) from Tuscarora Trail. During the Revolutionary War, the trail was created as a point of retreat in case the Battle of York went sideways. It did not (at for the Americans), but the trail is still worth exploring. Back at the cabin, you’ll find a tranquil five-acre property on the Shenandoah River near Massanutten Mountain. You’ll have a neighborhood river access point plus an elevated porch deck complete with lounge chairs, a grill and beautiful valley views. When you want to unwind, the hot tub is truly not to be missed: It’s a 460-gallon Jacuzzi-brand tub that will not disappoint.

11. Cozy Forest Cabin (Incline Village, NV)

  • Sleeps: 7 guests
  • Rate: from $275/night
  • Why We Love It: Mountain views, washer/dryer, balcony in the woods

Winter, spring, summer or fall, it’s always a good time to visit the legendary, crystal-blue Lake Tahoe. Your California mountain getaway starts in the Sierra Nevada Mountains at this cloistered cabin tucked among the redwoods. From here, you’ll have easy access to a rec center complete with an Olympic pool, tennis and pickleball. Looking for a good, beginner-friendly ski area? Diamond Peak is just the spot. In the summer, you can arrange private beach access—but there are plenty of beautiful public beaches as well. In the fall, you can keep toasty next to a wood-burning fireplace and whip up comforting meals in the newly renovated kitchen.

12. Storybrook Waterfront Cabin (Sylacauga, AL)

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Rate: from $111/night
  • Why We Love It: Lake views, washer/dryer, waterfront property, grill, fire pit

The good life (or, at least, a good romantic weekend) starts here. Set on an acre of land high in the trees, this charming A-frame cabin is tucked into a forest with direct access to Lay Lake. Relax and reset with a slow weekend reading on the deck and enjoying sunsets over the water. Alternately, you can hang out by the lakeside fire pit or in the sunroom (which also has spectacular views) when the weather’s chilly. Of course, there’s also plenty of activities: Fishing, boating, kayaking and paddle boarding are just a start.

13. Secluded Weekend Getaway (Paige, TX)

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Rate: from $435/night
  • Why We Love It: Private pool, fire pit, washer/dryer, pets welcome

Woodland fairy dreams are right this way. Set on 13 acres of peace and quiet, it’s a weekend getaway home that still offers access to a big city, should you fancy venturing out for a day—Austin is an hour away and Houston is two by car. At the cabin, you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen with luxury appliances and an 11-foot-long dining table where you can enjoy that home-cooked meal al fresco. Spend mornings slowly sipping your coffees together on the screened porch, and then jump into the private pool. Cap off the day with a romantic walk in the woods on one of the winding trails before wrapping up your day with s’mores at the firepit.

14. Cozy Treetop Hideaway (Wilmington, VT)

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Rate: from $270/night
  • Why We Love It: Pets welcome, forest views, wraparound deck, boat ramp, smart TV

Whether you’re looking to ski or enjoy the local hiking trails, Wilmington is a must-do for nature lovers. The Cozy Treetop Hideaway, which looks like it could be straight out of Austria, is the perfect place from which to explore the Green Mountain State. It has a lakeside location, a wrap-around deck and a farmhouse kitchen. Visitors can take advantage of Harriman Reservoir’s boating, swimming and fishing. Mount Snow is the closest ski resort, for those who are inclined to hit the slopes, and Wilmington itself has a historic downtown with lots of restaurants and shopping. Grab a bite at The Maple Leaf Tavern, a casual eatery in the heart of Wilmington.

15. Cozy Cattail Cabin (Reedsport, OR)

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Rate: from $200/night
  • Why We Love It: Waterfront property, washer/dryer, fireplace,

Live the simple life at CozyCattail Cabin, an intimate vacation rental meant for two. It has a secluded forest location, with limited cell service (ignore those work emails), and guests will find moderate amenities, like a charcoal grill and a compact kitchen. While this isn’t necessarily the place for luxury, it is ideal for reconnecting with your spouse in a romantic area in the heart of Oregon. The coast is within driving distance, as is the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area and the Tahkenitch Creek Loop Trail, a popular walking trail. The nearby town of Reedsport isn’t big, but it has everything you need to stock the cabin or to plan a dinner out.

16. Live Simply Cabin (Orderville, UT)

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Rate: from $125/night
  • Why We Love It: Walking distance to Zion, convenient distance from Bryce and Grand Canyon, pool access, fire pit, deck

Explore Utah’s Zion National Park from Live Simply Cabin, a tiny one-bedroom cabin oozing with rustic vibes. The back-to-basics rental is also close to Bryce National Park and the north rim of the Grand Canyon, and has several hiking trails accessible from its doorstep. Enjoy the fire pit on a clear night, or venture down the road to take advantage of the amenities at Zion Ponderosa Resort, which has bike rentals, horseback riding and more. This is best for couples who enjoy roughing it as the bathhouse is located away from the cabin itself and hot water is limited. Still, nothing better than some time outdoors to rekindle the romance.

17. Desert Soul (Rimrock, CA)

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Rate: from $1,154/night
  • Why We Love It: Condé Nast’s “coolest stay” in California, floor-to-ceiling windows, desert views, patio, saltwater hot tub, fire pit, stargazing

Splurge on a stay at Desert Soul, set on 10 acres of open sand and rocky hills in the Mojave Desert. It’s well-designed and chic, with a requisite saltwater hot tub and fire pit outside. The cabin embraces indoor-outdoor living, with lots of outdoor furniture and massive windows that open onto the desert. The remote area is known for its star-gazing—so romantic—and there’s even an outdoor shower in you want to get frisky. The area is located between Big Bear and Joshua Tree, but you’ll likely want to spend your time enjoying the intimate setting rather than driving around. For provisions, head to Pioneertown, which boasts iconic restaurant and music venue Pappy and Harriet’s.

18. Crosslake Treetop Escape (Crosslake, MN)

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Rate: from $165/night
  • Why We Love It: New construction, fireplace, vaulted ceiling, porch, beach access

Set in the Whitefish Chain of Lakes, Crosslake is a town surrounded by shores and bays that are begging to be explored. Go boating, fishing, skiing and swimming, or behold the Pine River Dam, one of the area’s most breathtaking attractions. The newly constructed Treetop Escape provides a home base that overlooks the forest canopy and is within easy walking distance from town. Start your days with breakfast on the porch observing the wildlife—deer, porcupines and black squirrels are known to make an appearance. Then, spend the day cruising down the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway or checking out the numerous festivals held throughout the year.