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20 Coolest Airbnb Cabin Rentals in Tennessee

Tennessee is an incredibly enchanting state to visit in winter. Nashville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, along with other cities are extremely festive and have countless family-friendly activities during the season. From extravagant light displays to tasty themed treats, we can come up with a lot of reasons to visit Tennessee during Christmas. Of course, you will want somewhere equally as magical to stay! So we’ve rounded up the coziest cabins to rent, that will get you in the spirit with just one glimpse.

The Coalmont Cabin: Waterfront Retreat - Coalmont The Coalmont Cabin, Waterfront Retreat
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The Coalmont Cabin: Waterfront Retreat - Coalmont

This cabin is located on a 3.5-acre waterfront retreat and is a cozy and tiny 460-square-foot space. The cabin sleeps up to four people and has a queen-size bed in the bedroom and two floor mattresses in the living room. The loft space is great for kids, and there’s an expansive deck with a dining table, sofa, and fire pit. In the outside area, there’s also a fireplace for grilling, games, a zip line for kids, and plenty of space to roam and play. This cabin can also be used for a “workcation” because of the high-speed internet.

Secluded Cabin near Nashville - Goodlettsville Enjoy Nature at a Secluded Cabin near Nashville
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Secluded Cabin near Nashville - Goodlettsville

Have a chic country getaway within this rustic cabin made from reclaimed materials. All of it comes together in a surprisingly sleek way, so it’s optimal for those who crave a bit of modernity. Floor to ceiling windows create the most gorgeous substitute for walls. So when eating at the fireside table, the forest surrounds you. All of the excitement of Nashville is a short drive from this Airbnb Plus.

Woodlands Mountain Cabin - Gatlinburg Woodlands Mountain Cabin
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Woodlands Mountain Cabin - Gatlinburg

With plenty of sleeping space, including the most adorable beds in the loft, this cabin comfortably sleeps six. Santa won’t mind coming down that beautiful stone chimney either. Located right in the middle of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, a variation of holiday celebrations and activities are at your fingertips.

On Roaring Fork Stream - Gatlinburg On Roaring Fork Stream
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On Roaring Fork Stream - Gatlinburg

Same river, different cabin. However, this one is a good bit more rustic than the last. We love the authentic feel within this adorable dwelling. And kids will likely be pretty excited about the double sets of bunk beds in their room. Lots of outdoor space, including a bed within earshot of the river, make this a wonderful choice for enjoying the chilly outdoor environment.

New Eco-Friendly Cabin - McDonald Experience peace & relaxation at this new, modern cabin
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New Eco-Friendly Cabin - McDonald

This highly-rated Airbnb is close to Chattanooga, Cleveland, and Ooltewah, and it’s perfect for small families, couples, and business travelers. The cabin has a king-size bed, great appliances, high-speed internet for remote work, and a new construction build. The bedroom has a king-size bed, and the living room has a queen-size sleeper couch. The cabin is located on the owner’s property but is private and detached from the main house. The outside of the cabin offers a patio with seating and a fire pit among the serene trees and tranquil setting.

The Willow and Weeds Cabin - Dunlap A unique cabin to experience quiet, country living
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The Willow and Weeds Cabin - Dunlap

For your next Tennessee adventure, you can book accommodation at this 1800s hand-hewn log cabin that has been restored and is filled with lots of character. Six people can stay here and have their own two bedrooms and two bathrooms. One bedroom has a queen-size bed, and the other bedroom has a double bed and two single beds. Guests enjoy the large, screened porch and easy access to outdoor recreation. Just down the road, you can go horseback riding at Fall Creek Falls State Park, shop for homegrown food and items in the nearby Mennonite community, and experience waterfalls and swimming holes.  

Red Roof Cabin in the Woods - Kingston Springs A lovely rural area surrounded by trees
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Red Roof Cabin in the Woods - Kingston Springs

The Red Roof Cabin sleeps up to four people and has a king-size bed and two floor mattresses in the bedroom. It is in a rural area that is surrounded by trees and a perfect getaway spot in Tennessee. You’ll be on over three wooded acres of land and just a short hike from a year-round, spring-fed stream. You can bring up to two dogs with a 50-pound weight limit to the cabin. The cabin is not child-proof, but families with older children are welcome here. This cabin also has high-tech features, such as Wi-Fi and a 65-inch smart TV with streaming options.

The Quail House Near Fall Creek Falls State Park - Dunlap Newly renovated and oh-so-cozy
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The Quail House Near Fall Creek Falls State Park - Dunlap

Renovated in the 1970s, the Quail House is an A-frame cabin near Fall Creek Falls State Park. It has a bedroom with a queen-size bed and 1.5 bathrooms. There’s also a couch for an additional sleeping spot. The cabin is filled with vintage charm and modern appeal in a mountain getaway setting. You’ll find a record player with hand-picked records inside, as well as a smart TV with streaming capabilities, board games, a full kitchen, and a four-person dining area.

Renovated Cabin with Decks, Views, and Fire Pit - Pikeville Enjoy the natural beauty of southern Tennessee
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Renovated Cabin with Decks, Views, and Fire Pit - Pikeville

Enjoy the natural beauty of the region with a stay in this four-person cabin on a wooded lot. One bedroom has a king-size bed, and the other bedroom has two single beds. When you stay here, you can boat and fish on Chickamauga Lake and enjoy a recently renovated space that comes with an arcade game, a cedar soaking tub for two, and Wi-Fi. Guests must climb stairs to access the cabin, and pets are allowed here with advance notice. Overall, it’s an ideal place for charm, seclusion, outdoor adventure, and making memories with your family.

Cozy Country Log Cabin - Rogersville A peaceful rural setting on wooded acres
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Cozy Country Log Cabin - Rogersville

You can stay in this quiet cabin on over 22 acres of woods with a creek and a well-stocked pond for your outdoorsy trip to Tennessee. It’s a cabin for up to four people and has two bedrooms and one bathroom. For modern comforts and ambiance, the cabin offers a wood stove plus central heat and air. The Airbnb rental is 11 miles from Rogersville and 12 miles from Crockett Springs Park and Historic Site. You can bring your pets here with advance notice.

The Little Lake House at Center Hill Lake - Smithville The perfect blend of rustic, modern, and the outdoors
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The Little Lake House at Center Hill Lake - Smithville

Here’s a Tennessee cabin that is the epitome of “mountain modern” architecture and is newly renovated for a couple’s getaway or small family retreat. The home has a queen-size bed in each of the two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and lake views from nearly every room in the house. Stay here when you want to explore the nearby waterfalls and lake. The cabin is nine miles south of I-40 and nestled in a wooded area that is a quarter mile from a public boat ramp. With special permission, you may be able to bring your dog along.

Blue Haven on Center Hill Lake - Smithville In the woods for total privacy
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Blue Haven on Center Hill Lake - Smithville

Another cabin in Tennessee to rent is this Center Hill Lake cabin in the woods just a few minutes from restaurants, parks, and marinas. It sleeps four guests and has a king-size bed in one bedroom and a queen-size bed in the other bedroom. The cabin has upper and lower decks to enjoy the views. Hurricane Marina and downtown Smithville are both 10 minutes away. It is a rental best for adults or older children because it’s located on a steep ridge, has challenging stairs, and is not child-proofed.

White Mountain Cottage - Gatlinburg White Mountain Cottage
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White Mountain Cottage - Gatlinburg

The interior can definitely be described as chic, with lots of bright colors and an overall airy feel. The entire place is very uplifting. On the exterior, things get way more traditional, with the A-frame construction standing out, and the red and green colors adding that Christmas flair. When a dusting of snow coats the roof, you’ll be in awe.

Fluffy Bottom Farm’s Serenity Cabin - Johnson City Take a soak while you soak up the views
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Fluffy Bottom Farm’s Serenity Cabin - Johnson City

With 1,100 square feet of space on 30 acres of land, the Serenity Cabin is a place for up to four people in Tennessee. It is unique because of its copper bathtub, exterior decks on both levels and private river access just a mile away. The Airbnb hosts provide guests with kayaks free of charge and the opportunity to rent a float boat for an extra fee. The cabin has a gated entrance, 360-degree mountaintop views, and it is dog-friendly. There’s a miniature farm next door, where you may see grazing animals.

Chestnut Ridge Mountain Cabin - Gatlinburg Chestnut Ridge Mountain Cabin
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Chestnut Ridge Mountain Cabin - Gatlinburg

The living room in this mountain cabin is made for winter. Put a fire in the fireplace, enjoy the towering tree that extends slightly into the expansive space of the vaulted ceiling, bake cookies in the kitchen – this place is ready to accommodate up to eight people. In downtown Gatlinburg, the family can snow tube or ice skate. After this frigid fun, grab a cup of hot chocolate and go “light-seeing”.

Cabin Near Downtown Gatlinburg - Gatlinburg Cabin Near Downtown Gatlinburg
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Cabin Near Downtown Gatlinburg - Gatlinburg

This isn’t your typical studio apartment – it’s an actual cabin with a studio layout. However, there are numerous upgrades, like a fireplace and jacuzzi. A kitchen and plush bed are also in the snug space, and we couldn’t think of a more romantic spot to enjoy a holiday getaway with your loved one.

Heaven’s View: Magnificent Fall View - Crawford Amazing views during all times of the year
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Heaven’s View: Magnificent Fall View - Crawford

Amazing in the fall and all year round, this tranquil getaway for up to six guests. The Airbnb has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, and it’s surrounded by endless views of nature. The home is a new construction project and has an open-concept kitchen and living room with many windows. The property is secluded and not close to any town. The nearest groceries will be in Monterey, so shop before you arrive. Because of the remote location, you’ll need to supervise children and pets well due to wildlife and insects and be mindful of potentially snowy and icy roads in the winter.

Lake Cabin on Dale Hollow Lake/Obey River - Jamestown Off the grid and overlooking the river
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Lake Cabin on Dale Hollow Lake/Obey River - Jamestown

Up to six people can stay in this Airbnb cabin that is on the river in the Tennessee Highlands. The cabin comes with a double kayak and a single kayak to use for free. One bedroom has one queen-size bed, and the other bedroom has two queen-size beds. It’s a quiet and peaceful place to stay where you can feel cozy, secluded, and adventurous. During your stay, you can walk down to the river to launch a boat or fish. The cabin has two porches, an outdoor fireplace, a unique décor, and a steep driveway. The closest grocery stores are 30 minutes away.

Intimate Cabin with Majestic View - Walland Intimate Cabin with Majestic View
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Intimate Cabin with Majestic View - Walland

Parents deserve to get away for a couple of days before holidays get into full swing. This tiny cabin is often used as a bridal suite, but when it’s not, it’s the perfect cabin for couples. Comfy plaid bedding and the endearing wooden structure is both serene and romantic. The cabin is located on a farm, and proximal to other well-known farms, so expect simplicity and tranquility.

“Eagle's Nest” Cabin with Hot Tub and Mountain View - Tellico Plains Forget all your worries in this serene space
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“Eagle's Nest” Cabin with Hot Tub and Mountain View - Tellico Plains

Eagle’s Nest is a Tennessee cabin with two bedrooms and two bathrooms to accommodate up to six people. The Airbnb is close to waterfalls, fishing, hiking, and river tubing. It is a two-story cabin with an awesome view and entry on the second floor. On the bottom level, there’s a pool table, chess set, basketball toss, and large-screen TV. On this level, there is also a large hot tub and laundry machines.

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