8 of the Best Log Cabin Locations in the U.S.

Longing to get away to the countryside, the lake, or otherwise? You’re far from alone. Many of us are eager for a slice of natural paradise, away from city noise and the challenges of everyday life. This is where a log cabin retreat can come in handy and do wonders for our mental health. Of course, perhaps you’re also keen on setting up a getaway with family or friends now that summer is in full swing. 

Regardless, we’re here to help you out! Here are eight of the best log cabin locations in the U.S. – the perfect places for unwinding in an Adirondack chair with a cold one or a good book.

1. Lake Tahoe

Having long been a staple of outdoor enthusiast retreats, Lake Tahoe is much akin to the Adirondack chair itself. How? It carries a legacy of richness and comfort, serving as a natural wonderland nestled between the states of California and Nevada. The largest alpine lake in all of North America, it’s home to a wide variety of beautiful rustic cabin getaways for households of all sizes. Whether you’re keen on boating and fishing, lounging by the shimmering waters or otherwise, you can’t go wrong by going here.

2. Golden Gate Canyon Park

    Between May and early October, this is the place to be. Home to majestic mountains and forests, offering truly magical vista views, Golden Gate Canyon Park should be on your cabin vacation bucket list. It’s serene, soothing, and downright inspiring. There are accommodations available for small and large groups alike, complete with plenty of onsite amenities.

    3. Adirondack Mountains

      There’s no way we can overlook the stunning views and atmosphere served up by New York State’s Adirondack Mountains. In fact, it’s the inspiration behind our iconic Adirondack chairs themselves! Hiking trails aplenty, gorgeous horizons, waterfalls and riverways abundant in trout, and more await you on your outdoor adventures here, not to mention that fresh and uplifting mountain air.

      4. Appalachian Mountains 

      In the spirit of West Virginia and other mountain states, one shouldn’t miss out on a trip into the heart of beloved Appalachia. Separate and unique from the Adirondacks, this range serves as the natural border between the American Midwest and eastern seaboard, and it has a whole lot of character to show for it. Teeming with wildlife and a dazzling array of colorful trees, flowers and more, it’s one of the most romantic and awe-inspiring areas in which to enjoy a log cabin stay.

      5. Buffalo National River

      Rent a log cabin alongside the glorious Buffalo National River and let your worries flow away with its shining waters. Go canoeing, visit the Buffalo Outdoor Center to enjoy their many amenities, or even get pampered with a massage or two. The choice is yours, and the choices are plenty in number. We highly recommend Cabin X if you’re in the area, if anything for those astonishing mountaintop views that seem to go on forever! 

      6. Lake Michigan Coast

      Whether in the summer or winter, Lake Michigan is full of personality. Staying along its shores brings you closer to the rawness and realness of nature with fresh breezes off the water, abundant fishing opportunities, and plenty of towns and villages in which to find a new favorite restaurant. This is also a great beach and sunbathing destination, which can be one serious bonus perk if you find a cabin with access to a private piece of shoreline!

      7. Mount Rainier

        Washington State’s most renowned peak awaits you, along with the local railroad and national park. That means a whole lot of opportunity for outdoor activities in addition to a scenic, wild and naturally breathtaking location in which to unwind. Experience it for yourself by staying in this iconic area for a few days – we wouldn’t blame you!

        8. Colorado Mining Town Cabins

          Want something super rustic? You can’t do much better than a carefully restored and maintained cowboy-era town such as Dunton, Colorado, flanked by majestic mountains and home to some of the best fishing around – not to mention natural hot springs! With dirt roads and dense shrubbery, you’re going to be way out there, and that’s what makes the experience so special and down-to-earth.

          About the Best Adirondack Chair Company

          The Best Adirondack Chair Company takes pride in creating sustainably sourced, beautifully handcrafted outdoor furniture. The Adirondack Mountains are in our DNA, with our team offering the iconic namesake chairs in a wide array of colors, designs, and configurations in addition to accessories and companion pieces such as ottomans. Plus, if you’re eager to explore cottage country in comfort and style, our Adirondack chairs can fold and travel with you on your adventures. To learn more about our available wooden and Poly-Luxe products, reach out to us today. We’re happy to help!