Diverse natural landscapes, wildlife adventures, amazing historical landmarks, beautiful beaches, and exciting winter sports are just some of the things families enjoy when they reserve cabin rentals in Virginia. This East Coast state attracts vacationers from all over the world and offers something for everyone. Cabin rentals in Virginia make it easy to reconnect with nature. Spend your days hiking the trails of Shenandoah River State Park, looking for eagles, osprey, and other birds local to the area, or taking a scenic ride on Blue Ridge Parkway to enjoy some of the most stunning views in the world. Consider this list of top seven Virginia wood cabin rental locations to help you find the perfect vacation spot for your family.

1. Luray

Situated between Massanutten Mountains on the west and Blue Ridge Mountains on the east, Luray is a small mountain town that offers an abundance of activities for your family to enjoy. Luray is home to Shenandoah National Park, which is a hiker‘s dream. While hiking the park‘s trails, enjoy breathtaking mountain views, waterfalls, rocky peaks, and wetlands. The park is also home to a variety of wildlife, including black bears, deer, and many bird species, including red-tail hawks, wild turkeys, and barred owls. The park offers visitors an opportunity to engage in many additional outdoor activities, including camping, horseback riding, mountain biking, hunting, and fishing.

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2. Massanutten

If you‘re looking for a cabin rental that‘s within close proximity to a world-class ski resort, the town of Massanutten is a prime choice. Massanutten Resort offers everything you need to enjoy the vacation of a lifetime, and you‘ll never have to drive more than a couple miles to enjoy all the area‘s amenities. The Massanutten Resort offers over 1,000 feet of vertical ski trails, and there are 14 trails that accommodate skiers of all levels. The resort also offers multiple terrain parks for snowboarding enthusiasts and snow tubing hills of various lengths. You‘ll find water-front cabin rentals in this town, as well as log cabins, tucked away in the woods. This resort town also features an indoor/outdoor waterpark, a golf course, an ice skating rink, and a large children‘s play area. It also offers easy access to shopping and dining.

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3. Wintergreen

Wintergreen is located in the heart of Blue Ridge Mountains. A vacation rental in this small town puts you right next door to Wintergreen Ski Resort, voted the best ski resort in Virginia by Washington Post multiple years in a row. In Wintergreen, you‘ll also have easy access to everything Blue Ridge Mountains has to offer, including mountain climbing, boating, fishing, and spotting area wildlife. Skiers love Wintergreen Ski Resort‘s gigantic snow tubing park, which offers eight lanes, a 100-foot vertical drop, and 900-foot chutes. Because it‘s located in the Mountains, Wintergreen offers some of the most stunning views you‘ll find in eastern United States. The area also offers 44 holes of golf, 22 tennis courts in Wintergreen. Modern cabin rentals are abundant in this town. Most sit along Blue Ridge Parkway and offer fireplaces, full kitchens, and hot tubs.

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4. Lynchburg

Lynchburg is a small mountain town with a lot of history. It‘s located in the eastern portion of Blue Ridge Mountains, so visitors to the area get to enjoy an abundance of outdoor activities and visit many historical sites. Go fishing or kayaking along the banks of James River, and enjoy the stunning scenic atmosphere. Walk around downtown Lynchburg to view the stunning architecture and historic homes, and stop by a few museums while you‘re in the area, including the National Civil War Chaplains Museum, Legacy Museum of African American History, Lynchburg Museum, and Amazement Square Children‘s Museum. When you‘re done taking in some history, head back into the Blue Ridge Mountains, and watch the stunning mountain sunset from the deck of your cabin rental.

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5. Blue Ridge

The small town of Blue Ridge is an extremely popular vacation destination. Early settlers to the Blue Ridge Mountains lived in log cabins built from trees, and there is still an abundance of cabins in the area. Many of the cabins are located along Blue Ridge Parkway and on part of Appalachian Trail, and you‘ll find everything from traditional rustic wood cabins to luxury log cabins with an abundance of modern features. Blue Ridge Parkway is the main road in Blue Ridge is often called “America‘s Favorite Drive“ because of the amazing scenic views it offers drivers. Blue Ridge is also the starting point to many of the best hiking trails in the area, including Dragon‘s Tooth, Hay Rock, Roaring Run Falls, and Sharp Top Mountain. You can thoroughly enjoy nature in Blue Ridge, as it offers fishing, hunting, boating, and many other outdoor activities. There are also a few museums in town, including the Taubman Museum of Art and the Virginia Museum of Transportation.

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6. Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is a coastal city, but it‘s also the perfect spot for anyone who enjoys nature and camping. In Virginia Beach, you‘ll find five major coastal campgrounds where you can easily rent a cabin. You can also rent a lot at one of the campgrounds and bring your RV from home. Virginia Beach is a thriving area, so you‘ll never run out of things to do. Hit the ocean to enjoy a day of swimming and taking in some sun, and then enjoy a hike on Bald Cypress Trail, Owls Creek, Cape Henry Trail, or Long Creek Trail. During your hike, try to spot some of the area‘s local birds, including the long-billed curlew, Eskimo curlew, winter cardinal, or red-tailed hawk. Virginia Beach is also home to the beautiful Lake Lawson, a great spot to relax outdoors with your family.

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7. Front Royal

Front Royal puts you steps away from Shenandoah National Park near the Blue Ridge Mountains, a great place to enjoy some outdoor recreation. Front Royal has a small population and is perfect for anyone who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Most of the cabin rentals sit along Skyline Drive, which offers a beautiful scenic drive and stunning views of the mountains and most of the town. Settle into your vacation rental, and then hit Shenandoah National Park, where you can camp, hike, bike, and fish your days away. This tranquil park also offers ranger programs, bike tours, and a variety of events, including holiday celebrations, firework shows, festivals, and concerts.

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