Escape to a cozy cabin this winter

Enjoy the best wintertime activities that sit beyond the doors of our favorite mountain dwellings.

The exterior of an a-frame cabin rental in Rhododendron, OR. with modern design.
The interior living space with modern design at a vacation rental cabin in Cle Elum, WA.

Winter is upon us, and so is travel to cold-weather destinations. With exciting winter activities like skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling, 25% of travelers are drawn to the allure of these thrilling adventures, making it the perfect season to cozy up in a cabin and experience the wonders of a snowy winter wonderland.

Whether an A-frame, timber frame, or log style, many of Vacasa’s vacation cabins are equipped with cozy amenities like hot tubs, fireplaces, and fire pits (not to mention the convenience of ski-in/ski-out options!) to make your winter getaway exceptional.

Whether you're embarking on a solo journey, enjoying a winter getaway with family or friends, or planning a grand group adventure, our cabins cater to all your needs. With that in mind, we've handpicked the following cabin rentals, keeping comfort and winter travel preferences in mind.

The exterior of a large cabin in Bass Lake, CA.

1. Willow Cove Log Cabin

Bass Lake, CA

Escape to the lake at this Bass Lake waterfront cabin. This family-friendly log cabin is ideal for large groups with space for up to 20. Even with a full house, this home offers a much-needed break from reality with plenty of entertainment options to amuse guests, including:

  • A hot tub
  • an Outdoor kitchen
  • A trampoline and playground
  • An indoor arcade game
  • A theater room
  • A variety of books and board games to peruse

The endless entertainment isn't the only highlight of this home. There is a private dock and beach access just steps from the home for guests to enjoy stunning lake views.

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The exterior of a large cabin covered in snow overlooking the San Juan Mountains at a South Fork vacation rental.

2. Cutbow Lodge

South Fork, CO

Situated on a mountaintop, Cutbow Lodge gives guests the peace and tranquility they long for. Whether traveling with a large or small group, the home's open floor plan allows for your choice of seclusion or togetherness. Just a short distance from Wolf Creek Ski Area, guests can hit the slopes and take advantage of over 1,600 acres of skiable terrain. After all that activity, a hot meal is definitely top of mind. Luckily, the beautiful kitchen features full-size appliances, a farmhouse sink, and a gorgeous wood dining table, making it the perfect layout for a delicious home-cooked meal.

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The exterior of a cabin rental in Sevierville, TN.

3. Stone Timber

Sevierville, TN

Sevierville’s Stone Timber offers guests plenty of extras. Just because it's winter doesn't mean you should leave your swimsuit at home—this home comes with a hot tub and indoor heated pool, which is the perfect way to wind down after an action-packed day on the slopes at nearby Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort. The fun doesn't stop there. A pool table, fire pit, and movie room will keep your group entertained throughout your stay.

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The exterior of an a-frame cabin rental in Rhododendron, OR.

4. The Wildhood Cabin at Mt Hood

Rhododendron, OR

Head to the Pacific Northwest and dwell in this beautiful A-frame cabin. This wooded getaway is a scenic escape with views of the nearby Sandy River through floor-to-ceiling windows. Conveniently located near the base of Mt. Hood, guests can enjoy scenic hiking, rock climbing, fishing, golfing, and winter sports just minutes from your front door. Cold-weather adventure seekers would be thrilled to know that Mt. Hood Skibowl is less than 12 miles away, providing endless opportunities for skiing and snowboarding.

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The exterior of modern cabin rental in Blue Ridge, GA.

5. Modern Mountain Retreat

Blue Ridge, GA

Find serenity at this private, modern mountain home. The home’s eclectic and cozy atmosphere entices you to stay put and enjoy all the amenities, including a hot tub, soaking tub, and outdoor fire pit. If you want to venture out, historic downtown Blue Ridge, just minutes away, is full of shopping, restaurants, and the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway.

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The exterior patio area of a vacation rental in Cle Elum, WA.

6. Panorama Pines Lodge & Guesthouse at Suncadia

Cle Elum, WA

Take some much-needed respite and head to the forest's edge with this cozy cabin guest house at Suncadia. Quality time with family and friends comes easy as you delight in camaraderie on the oversized patio equipped with a hot tub, patio seating, and a fire pit. The city of Rosyln is five and a half miles away, with activities to meet everyone's needs—the foodie, history enthusiast, wine connoisseur, or adventure seeker.

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Th exterior of a two story cabin rental in Waynesville, NC.

7. Murray's Mountaintop Getaway

Waynesville, NC

The views of the Blue Ridge Mountains transport you to a relaxed state of mind. Perched atop Eagles Nest Mountain, Murray’s Mountaintop Getaway offers guests 360-degree views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. When the temperature drops, warm up by the wood stove with a cup of hot cocoa and enjoy the breathtaking ambiance.

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The exterior of a cabin rental in Sandpoint, ID.

8. Little Tooth Retreat - Big Cabin

Sandpoint, ID

Experience the winter getaway of a lifetime as you escape to the Rocky Mountains of Idaho. The simple yet rustic decor is cozy and modern and allows guests to focus on the incredible mountain views. The outdoor firepit seating is perfect for relaxing and stargazing under the night sky. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the home's convenient location near pristine hiking and mountain biking trails.

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