Winter is coming, and we’re not just talking about “Game of Thrones.” This is the perfect time of year to curl up with a blanket and relax in a cabin. Whether your crew loves to ski, or you’re just tagging along to enjoy a glass of wine by the fireplace, there are a whole slew of cabins perfect for big groups — and they’re as affordable as they are beautiful. Don’t believe us? Check out these 7 gorgeous cabin rentals with nightly rates that won’t break the bank.
1. A rustic treasure in Truckee, Lake Tahoe, California
This gem of a cabin rental is located in Truckee, California, only 25 minutes from Squaw Valley Resort and North Lake Tahoe. Here, you can enjoy the home’s modern amenities while blissing out in the raw, majestic beauty of the surrounding pine forests. This cabin sleeps 10 and boasts a cozy reverse floor plan, with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a 20-foot vaulted cedar ceiling, a wood-burning fireplace, and 2 decks to enjoy that fresh mountain air. If this isn’t Northern California heaven, we don’t know what is.
2. A perfect place to enjoy Layz Dayz in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
This rustic lodge is the perfect place to kick back with your whole crew and indulge in your well-deserved “Layz Dayz.” Not only does this cabin have 3 floors, but it also has 3 master bedrooms and sleeps a whopping 14 people! Dollywood may only be a 1/2 mile away from this cozy home base, but you’ll have a hard time leaving the premises with fun amenities like a large hot tub, pool table, 125 cable channels, and a sweeping wrap-around deck boasting stunning mountain views.
3. A window-studded wonder in Big Bear Lake, California
Located within walking distance of Big Bear Lake Village, this window-studded California cabin offers great natural light and lakefront views. Large enough to sleep 13 people, the home also contains a pool table, a foosball table, a hot tub, a natural gas grill, a wood-burning fireplace, and a large dining around for everyone to enjoy meals as a group. The home’s wood-burning fireplace adds true rustic charm.
4. A luxury log cabin in Conway, New Hampshire
This luxurious log cabin in Conway, NH sits on 80 acres of land and is only minutes away from nearby restaurants and shopping in North Conway, offering both seclusion and proximity to family fun. Featuring sweeping views of Mount Washington and Mount Chocorua, this property delights up to 12 guests with ample deck space, a grill, and plenty of room to play outside — no matter the season.
This Great Smoky Mountains cabin, aptly named “Serenity Ridge,” is the true embodiment of rustic, backwoods beauty: its log walls are made from 120-year-old Hemlock. However, this rental is anything but outdated and offers fun amenities such as two massive living porches, a woodland gazebo covering a 6-person hot tub, and a game loft boasting a pool table/air hockey table as well as e-darts. Whether you’re looking to hunker down at home or venture out to nearby Gatlinburg, this 8-person cabin ensures you’ll be cozy.
6. A rustic New England retreat in Stowe, Vermont
This “true Vermont log cabin” wows with incredible mountain views and authentic rustic charm. Accommodating 10 people, it’s close enough to the village of Stowe to give your group proximity to local attractions, yet private enough to grant you that “escape” you’re craving. This cabin also boats a wood-burning fireplace, a jacuzzi hot tub, and a sitting room with a telescope — perfect for stargazing!
7. A Rocky Mountain retreat in Grand Lake, Colorado
This alpine cabin, tucked into the majestic Rockies, is the ultimate place to unplug and unwind. Large enough to accommodate a party of 10, this gem of a cabin is also conveniently-located near Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake, and Columbine Lake — giving you access to a full range of summer and winter activities. Featured amenities include a full kitchen, a wood-burning fireplace, and ample deck-space to enjoy that fresh mountain air. This 3-bedroom rental is so homey, you’ll reconsider your return to “the real world.”