Into the Woods With Fido: 10 Dog-Friendly Cabin Getaways

Posted by Scott Tunstall

If you and your pooch are dealing with a serious case of cabin fever, we’ve got the perfect antidote: cabins! Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life at these rustic, cozy and dog-friendly lodgings.

1. Hilltop Cabin at Raven Ridge

Marshall, NC
“Who’s getting more wood?”” Photo by Iryna Kazlova

You and Fido can retire to pastoral life at the Hilltop Cabin at Raven Ridge, located in the scenic countryside of Western North Carolina. Two guests can fit snugly in this 1-bedroom tiny cabin with outhouse situated on a 2.5-acre fruit and nut farm. The home features a kitchenette with hot plate and mini fridge, Turkish wood cookstove and a fenced garden enclosure where dogs can stretch their legs. Explore the 3 miles of hiking trails during the day and sit around the outdoor fire ring and count the stars at night.

Dogs of any size are permitted. Rates start at $52 per night.

2. Cozy Cabin With Amazing Views

Salida, CO
Where the dogs and the antelope play. Photo by Airbnb

This remote Cozy Cabin With Amazing Views is far from the madding crowd, where your precocious pup can run free across the wide open plains near Pike and the San Isabel National Forest. Perfect for couples, a total of four guests will fit comfortably in 2 bedrooms with 1 bath. Take advantage of creature comforts like the twin-bed loft, fully equipped kitchen and spacious deck overlooking green valleys and tree-topped hills. For a charge of $20 per day, Fido can help hook a trout in the catch-and-release fishing pond located on the property. A canoe and paddle boat are also provided for adventure on the water.

Furry adventurers can marvel at the breathtaking views aboard the Monarch Crest Scenic Tramway that ascends 12,000 feet to the top of Monarch Pass.

Dogs are accepted for an additional fee of $25 per stay. Rates start at $135 per night.

3. Log Cabin in the Woods

Wentworth, NH
Wanna get away? Photo by Airbnb

Not only can Fido enjoy an abundance of peace and quiet at the quaint Log Cabin in the Woods, but he also receives a comfy bed, food and water bowls and tasty treats. Up to four guests can be accommodated in 1 bedroom and 1 bath at this private cabin with wide pine floors and cathedral ceilings. The compact kitchenette includes a microwave, double-burner cooktop and mini fridge. Leashed dogs are allowed to hike the gorgeous mountain pass trails at Franconia Notch State Park, located 20 miles away in the White Mountain National Forest.

Pets of any size are welcome for an additional fee of $25 per pet, per night. Rates start at $100 per night.

4. The Lake Tahoe Chalet

South Lake Tahoe, CA
“I spy a squirrel.” Photo by Airbnb

Surrounded by towering pines and breathtaking mountains, The Lake Tahoe Chalet welcomes dogs on a case-by-case basis and features a fully fenced backyard. This rustic retreat with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths can accommodate up to eight guests. Prepare delicious meals in the modern kitchen, grill mouthwatering steaks on the propane BBQ, and doze off beside the living room fireplace to the sound of crackling embers. For nearby off-leash fun, Fido can hunt for sand crabs and scamper in the surf at Kiva Beach.

Rates start at $99 per night.

5. Pere Marquette Riverfront Cabin

Baldwin, MI
A quiet place. Photo by Airbnb

Enjoy unprecedented serenity and picturesque river views at the Pere Marquette Riverfront Cabin. This Craftsman-style lodging can accommodate up to four people in 2 bedrooms and 1 bath, and comes equipped with a kitchen with mini fridge and cooking stove, central AC and a riverfront fire pit. Poles for snagging rainbow trout and a two-person kayak for water excursions are provided. Dogs of any size are permitted as long as they stay off the furniture and are up-to-date on flea prevention. The cabin is located 3 miles from the start of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail, a great spot to hike with your hound.

Rates start at $150 per night.

6. Little Owl Cabin

Packwood, WA
Color-coordinated. Photo by @desert.duo

Nestled in the remote Pacific Northwest forests on the outskirts of Mount Rainier National Park, Little Owl Cabin is a tranquil sanctuary for both two- and four-legged guests. This sleek A-frame cabin accommodates up to five people in 2 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. First-rate amenities include a modern kitchen, balcony deck, outdoor cedar soaking hot tub, front yard fire pit and a relaxing hammock for nature naps. You can also lace up Fido’s hiking boots and hit the Sheep Lake to Sourdough Gap trail for a challenging 7-mile trek that captures some of the country’s most majestic mountain vistas.

Only dogs are allowed. Rates start at $218 per night.

7. Coyote Creek Cabin

Lindale, TX
Do you like rustic? Photo by Airbnb

Located deep in the heart of Texas, Coyote Creek Cabin has the look and feel of a 19th century country dwelling but offers an array of modern conveniences. A total of five guests can be accommodated in 1 bedroom and 1 bath. The compact kitchen includes a mini fridge, hot plate, toaster oven and microwave. Watch a movie in front of a roaring fire, channel your inner child on the outdoor tree swing, and enlist your furry partner’s help in sniffing out clues on a fun-filled scavenger hunt along the Coyote Creek Trail.

Dogs are welcome for an additional fee of $20 per stay. Rates start at $85 per night.

8. Tiny House A-Frame Cabin

Flagstaff, AZ
“What sunset?” Photo by @aframeflagstaff

The Tiny House A-Frame Cabin sits tucked away on 1.5 acres of the dog-friendly Coconino National Forest, the world’s largest Ponderosa pine forest. This rustic 1970s era hideaway can accommodate up to four people in 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. Experience a true back-in-the-day vacation with no telephone, cable/satellite TV or air conditioning. Cell phone service is available, but signals may be sporadic. There are three mountain bikes available to use as well as a horseshoe pit on the property. Dogs are also permitted to comb the beaches and wade the waters at nearby Upper Lake Mary.

Dogs are accepted but must be kept off beds and furniture. Rates start at $140 per night.

9. Red Dog Cabin

Fairplay, CO
A long walk in the country has never been more appealing. Photo by Mary

With a name like Red Dog Cabin, it has to be an ideal spot for canines to get a little rest and relaxation. This 4-bedroom, 3-bath wooded retreat can accommodate up to 12 guests in a secluded mountain location. Amenities include a full kitchen with contemporary appliances, hardwood floors, living room gas fireplace, garage game room with foosball table and a private deck overlooking a tranquil pine and spruce forest. Gather with friends, family and Fido for a peaceful late winter/early spring excursion.

Two dogs of any size are allowed for an additional fee of $100 per stay. Rates start at $175 per night.

10. Forest Cabin and Beach

Camano Island, WA
There’s “gnome” place like home. Photo by Airbnb

Nestled in woodland surroundings, this forest cabin has been inspired by hidden Swedish abodes deep in Nordic forests. Leave a trail of dog treats behind you and set off on a walk through the woods to your private beach by a lake.

Two dogs of any size are allowed for an additional fee of $20 per stay. Nightly rates start at $90.

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