Find the perfect combination of rustic and luxurious with a cabin rental in Nevada. Northern Nevada, including Lake Tahoe and the surrounding mountain range, draws in visitors year round. Stay in this region in the summer to enjoy the warm climate and lake shorelines that are comparable to coastal beaches. Spend your days swimming, fishing, and boating in the clear, fresh waters of Lake Tahoe, or head into the mountains for hiking and biking trails of all difficulty levels. Nevada is a beloved destination for winter sports including skiing, snowshoeing, tubing, and sledding. Experience the area under a heavy snowfall in a horse-drawn sled and leave with some wonderful new memories.

1. Mount Charleston

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Experience a new perspective on Nevada when you stay at a cabin vacation rental in Mount Charleston. Reaching over 7,700 feet in elevation, this mountain town gets quite a bit cooler than the Las Vegas Valley that most visitors picture when imagining Nevada. Cabins in and around Mount Charleston offer excellent access to the local terrain, which is perfect for hiking and cycling during the summer, and for skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. Restaurants on the mountain offer incredible views of the mountain range along with delicious meals. Spend your vacation in the great outdoors and lounging fireside with hot cocoa.

2. Laughlin

Located along the Colorado River, Laughlin is a perfect vacation spot for the summer. Enjoy the feeling of a coastal vacation rental in Laughlin. Take a charter boat out for a day on the water, or bring your own Sea-doo or paddle board and stay cool. Enjoy the amenities within the town and the surrounding area, including golf courses, shopping, and plenty of opportunities for excellent family-friendly dining. Laughlin is located near the Dead Mountain Wilderness Area, where visitors can enjoy picturesque hiking trails for most of the year. Book a guided tour of the local scenic spots to get a sample of all this town has to offer.

3. Zephyr Cove

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Enjoy the cool breeze off Lake Tahoe when you stay at a cabin in Zephyr Cove. Be sure to pack your swimming and fishing gear when you head to this small resort town — this section of the lake is a popular hot spot for aquatic fun. Spend your days boating or parasailing on the water, or stay on land and soak up the summer sun. Beach amenities including volleyball courts provide ample opportunity for physical activity, while chair and umbrella rentals — along with beach service from the local Sunset Bar and Grille — make it easy to relax in total comfort.

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4. Reno


A log cabin rental near Reno, Nevada, puts you close to all the amenities of the largest city in northern Nevada. The nearby mountains are a hotspot for winter sports including snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and tubing. Bring your own sleds and ski equipment, or grab a rental pair from one of the many ski shops in the area to enjoy the best of Nevada winter sports. Dog sledding and sleigh rides are also available if you prefer to experience the winter wonderland of Reno and Lake Tahoe from a more passive position.

5. Pioche

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Embrace the atmosphere of the Old West when you visit Pioche, Nevada. This small community in Lincoln County is known for its historic aesthetic, including some original structures that have stood since the town’s inception in the mid-1800s. Book a wood cabin rental in Pioche and play cowboy for the week. Walk along the town’s main street and view the heritage buildings, including an authentic old west courthouse and cemetery. Pack good hiking shoes and snacks and spend some time outdoors getting to know the terrain (Cathedral Gorge State Park is a beautiful option only 10 minutes away). Pioche is a great vacation rental spot for families looking to get away from the big city hustle.

6. Incline Village


Situated on the northern shore of Lake Tahoe, Incline Village makes a great family vacation spot in the winter or the summer. Named after the Great Incline Tramway that was used by area loggers in the 19th century. Cabin vacation rentals in Incline Village are great at any time of year – stay in the summer and enjoy the beaches of Lake Tahoe as well as boating, fishing, and water sports. Hike the local trails and spot Nevada plants and wildlife. In the winter, enjoy ski hills at Diamond Peak and Mount Rose Ski Tahoe.

7. Stateline


Stateline lies to the east of Lake Tahoe, in a forested area that’s a stark contrast to the deserts of southern Nevada. Stay in Stateline and enjoy the fresh mountain air. Hike through cave rock tunnel and enjoy an outdoor picnic when the weather is nice. Take a guided tour on horseback through Van Sickle Bi-State Park, a picturesque area of land with natural waterfalls that sits on the border between Nevada and California. In the winter, local ski hills are popular destinations for locals and tourists from around North America and the world.

 
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