Want rustic without roughing it? These cozy Virginia cabins are perfect for a quiet, private getaway, whether you plan to vacation solo or with friends and family.
Blue Ridge Highlands
Draper – The Phoenix – (Pictured above) Just like the name infers, this cabin provides experiences that renew your energy and rekindle your sense of enthusiasm for nature. The waterfront property provides a wonderful view to wake up to. Screen porch and deck, gas grill, private boat dock, outdoor sand volleyball court, and more. Pets are welcome. Sleeps 10. Over $215.
Mouth of Wilson – Forest Ridge – This custom built cabin is tucked away in the woods on top of a scenic ridge and includes a scenic hot tub where you can stargaze in the evenings. Free Wi-Fi. Sleeps 6. Over $100.
Woolwine – Rebels Roost – The Rebels Roost Cabin is only a short drive from Virginia Tech, Radford, and Ferrum College and has two beds and two full baths. The cabin is also close to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the town of Floyd, where the annual Floyd Fest music event is held. Pet friendly! Sleeps 4. Over $125.
Whitetop – Lily Ridge Cabin – A luxury cabin sitting on 50 acres in Whitetop, Lily Ridge Cabin is just down the road from the Virginia Creeper Trail, the New River, and Grayson Highlands State Park. The house is quiet and has three porches with gorgeous views from each. Sleeps 12. Over $195.
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St. Stephens Church – Aylett River Paradise – This cabin was designed to harmonize with nature, from the split tree frames to the landscape that revels in the wilderness of the region. Aylett River Paradise sits on the banks of the Mattaponi, making it a perfect lodging choice for kayakers, canoers, or just vacationers looking for some scenic peace and quiet. Sleeps 6. Over $125.
Afton – Afton Log Cabin – Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Nelson County, this cozy cabin has 12 acres of secluded grounds. The surrounding countryside is filled with activities, from vineyards and breweries to skiing to fishing and horseback riding, you will always find things to fill your vacation at Afton Log Cabin. Sleeps 5. Over $125.
Lovingston - Cabin at Woodridge Farm – This three story cabin was hand built, made from local logs and an on-site sawmill! Other than being incredibly well made, the cabin is right beside a private rainbow trout-stocked lake, complete with a sandy beach and natural mountain spring water. The owners have planted all sorts of tropical plants along the beach, making you feel as if you were on a private island rather than the mountains of Virginia. Sleeps 6. Over $150.
Brightwood – Brightwood Vineyard and Farm Cottage – This cabin retreat is built on the edge of the woods high above the Robinson River. You’ll enjoy the sounds of the streaming water and woodland birds from the gorgeous vantage point of the cabin’s wraparound deck. Sleeps 4. Over $110.
Madison Heights – James Riverfront Cabin – (pictured above) Just minutes from downtown Lynchburg, this cabin getaway sits on a hill above the James River, where you can fish on the banks or take a boat out on the water. The Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, and local wineries and breweries are all within a short drive of the cabin. Sleeps 7. Over $150.
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Natural Bridge – 1926 C&O Caboose – For those train fans that want a getaway out in the woods, the 1926 C&O Caboose is a dream come true! This fully renovated caboose is surrounded by a spacious patio with a gas grill and fire pit. The converted rental is only 2 miles from Natural Bridge and a short drive from historic Lexington. Pet friendly. Sleeps 3-4. Over $175.
Massanutten – A Rustic River Cabin – Less rustic and more luxury, this cabin sits directly on the Shenandoah River, with clear views of the scenic water from the upper level balcony. Drink a soothing cup of tea or some hot coffee as you watch dawn break over the water from the cabin’s sunroom and spend each sunset in the hot tub on the patio. Pets allowed. Sleeps 10. Over $345.
Stanley –Kalmia Log Cabin – (pictured above) This modern cabin with mountain views sit above the Shenandoah Valley on a private mountain. The property has a screened-in porch with hot tub, an outdoor picnic table with a charcoal grill and fire pit, and a gas fireplace for cooler nights. Sleeps 4-6. Over $215.
Rileyville – Mountain Breeze River Chalet – Guests that stay at the Mountain Breeze River Chalet get to experience the best of both worlds: they can reach the Blue Ridge Mountains in just a few minutes, or just walk right down the hill to take a dip or go fishing in the Shenandoah River. The home is surrounded by nature, but you still get a few luxurious amenities like an outdoor hot tub to keep you comfortable. Pets permitted. Sleeps 4. Over $175.
Luray – Rocky Branch Retreat – The Rocky Branch Retreat is nestled in 90 acres of land within the Blue Ridge Mountains. The property is largely bordered by Shenandoah National Park, giving guests privacy and much-needed quiet. The house has a pool table and barbecue pavilion, as well as horseshoe pits and a privately stocked pond that guests are welcome to use. Pets permitted. Sleeps 8-10. Over $135.
Luray – Shadow Mountain Escape - Located less than 3 miles from the Shenandoah National Park entrance, Shadow Mountain Escape has authentic timber frame cabins perfect for a couples romantic retreat. Sleeps 2 guests. Over $185.
Shenandoah – The Great Escape - This 2 bedroom cabin is like a resort and literally a stone’s throw to a series of Civil War hiking trails and into the George Washington National Forest. Sleeps 4. Over $175.
Front Royal - Hot Tub Heaven has 9 cabins that are open year round. They are close to the Appalachian Trail, Deer Lake and dozens of wineries in the area. Each cabin has a hot tub!
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Sperryville – A Sweet Mountain Retreat – (pictured above) This brand new cottage has a wraparound porch outfitted with rocking chairs to enjoy the quiet solitude of the area. At the gateway to the Shenandoah National Park, the home is on the Thorton River just steps from the park’s trailhead. Luray Caverns and Skyline drive are also only a few miles away. Fly-fishing, hiking, and other outdoor activities are popular in the region. Sleeps 4. Over $200.
Hamilton - "Windridge" is a log house that sits on over 15 acres with a view of hundreds of acres of farmland and the Blue Ridge Mountains in the background. A den as well as front and back porches offer options of solitude; the back deck is screened in on one side with wicker furniture to relax in and enjoy the sunset. Sleeps 6. Over $275
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Heart of Appalachia
Pounding Mill – Journey Cabin on Clinch River Farms – (pictured above) Overlooking the Clinch River, the Journey Cabin is totally “off the grid”. This means that the water is from the well and the electricity is provided by solar electric panels. The heat is courtesy of a wood and coal stove. Everything about this property is built to be self-sustaining. River tubes, four-wheelers, and other items are available to rent during your stay. Sleeps 2-11. Over $100.
Pocahontas - The Real McCoy Cabins is a new, luxury cabin resort and campground serving the Original Pocahontas ATV Trail (Spearhead Trails) located in Pocahontas, Virginia, as well as the Hatfield McCoy Trails. Each cabin sleeps 4 - 6 people. $135.00 night
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Axton – Hunting Cabin Rental – (pictured above) Contrary to the name, you don’t have to be hunting to stay at this southern Virginia cabin. Many race fans, fishermen, and people looking for a quiet getaway also rent this property, located on a 200-acre farm. It is only 15 minutes from the Martinsville Raceway and 20 minutes from Danville. Sleeps 3-4. Call for rental rates.
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Monterey – The Cabin on Back Creek – (pictured above) This rustic cozy cabin is on a maple syrup farm, and visitors are invited to watch the operators create pure maple syrup on-site. The home sits beside a creek and there is a patio with a grill, a hot tub, and even a hammock on the property so you can enjoy your time in the outdoors to the fullest. Sleeps 4. Call for rental rates.
Bedford County - Located in the beautiful Jefferson National Forest on the Blue Ridge Parkway Mile Post 69 in Bedford County, VA, Terrapin Cabin has a wrap around porch, large deck, terraced gardens, beautiful views of Terrapin Mountain and just five minutes from the James River.
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