Our research is editorially independent but we may earn a commission for purchases made through our links.
If you’re looking for a different kind of getaway in the American South, renting an Alabama cabin is a fun way to go. There are lots of rural and peaceful parts of the state that are ideal for a nature-themed getaway that you can enjoy with someone special or the whole family. Here are the best cabin rentals in Alabama that are available on Airbnb and Vrbo.
YOU'RE ALL SET!
Look out for our newsletters in your inbox soon.
The Mentone area of Alabama is an excellent place to rent a cabin, such as this one that sleeps up to six people. It has two bedrooms, three beds, and one bath in a charming and relaxing setting. The cabin was originally built in the 1940s and is now equipped with modern conveniences like smart TVs. Coffee is provided, and there’s a carport with an electric vehicle charger. The sleeping arrangements are a king-size bed, queen-size bed, and sofa bed. Amenities onsite include Wi-Fi, a kitchen, TV, dedicated workspace, and laundry machines. When you stay here, you can walk to the shops and eateries in downtown Mentone.
This very popular cabin is pet-friendly and has a private eight-acre lake that you can go fishing on. It’s also fun to swim and paddleboat in the lake when you stay in this 2005-built cabin for up to seven people. The home has two bedrooms, six beds, and one bath. Other features of the cabin are a screened-in porch, new appliances, internet, TV, and laundry machines. Your rental here includes a johnboat, paddleboat, fishing poles, lures, and life jackets. The host family lives on this land as well in case you have any questions.
Guests simply adore this Vrbo cabin rental in Alabama that gets awesome reviews and sleeps up to four people. It has two bedrooms, three beds, two full baths, and a fully equipped kitchen. The cabin borders the Talladega National Forest and a small creek. It’s close to the Talladega Super Speedway, Pinhoti Trail, and Cheaha Mountain too. Therefore, it’s an ideal location to be close to the town of Talladega but still far enough outside of town for some peace and quiet. The sleeping arrangements are a king-size bed in one bedroom and a double-size bed and a single bed in the other bedroom. Up to two dogs weighing less than 20 pounds each are welcome here.
To be on more than 150 acres of natural beauty, consider this Airbnb rental cabin with a loft bedroom, desk, kitchenette, bathroom, living room, and dining area. It has furnished front and back porches to enjoy the scenery and relax. Your booking here includes access to all the grounds, trails, and creek. For laundry, there’s a washer and dryer in the bathhouse for the RV park. It’s a great space for two people and has a queen-size bed in the bedroom. Other perks are a TV, air conditioning, and an indoor fireplace.
Downtown Birmingham is about 30 minutes from this cabin that is 750 square feet in size and sleeps up to four people. It is cozy and private in Shelby County, Alabama, and offers a front porch in a wooded setting. There is no internet or TV in this cabin, so come here to disconnect. The host provides guests with breakfast items. The cabin is on 3.5 acres and overlooks a six-acre lake where you can try catch-and-release fishing. Other fun features are the salt-system swimming pool, canoe available for guest use, and patio dining tables. Dogs are allowed on a case-by-case basis with a $10 per night fee.
Two guests will have a peaceful stay at this Airbnb rental cabin that’s 250 square feet and has 24-foot ceilings. It’s an A-frame cabin with a horse farm across the road. Campfires are not allowed, and bugs are very possible since this is a cabin in the woods. The bedroom inside has a double bed, and the list of amenities includes a kitchen, Wi-Fi, dedicated workspace, and TV. When you stay in this cabin, you’ll love getting to know the artsy and eclectic town of Mentone with its antique shops and restaurants. DeSoto State Park and the Little River Canyon National Preserve are close by too.
Here’s a highly rated Airbnb cabin that sleeps five guests and has two bedrooms, three beds, and one bath. Known as the Cabin in the Hollow, it is on Guntersville Lake and has a large, covered, private, and deep water dock with electricity. Pets are welcome in this cabin, which is just 15 minutes from restaurants, bars, and grocery stores. The cabin is an hour north of Birmingham and 45 minutes south of Huntsville, nestled in the wood with lovely sunsets. Come here to enjoy some boating, jet skiing, fishing, and swimming. Guests have access to a full kitchen here, as well as a hot tub, outdoor fire pit, canoe, multiple TVs, gas grill on the porch, and charcoal smoker on the pier.
Clovers Cabin is a small cabin that’s on a 19-acre piece of paradise. It is nine miles from downtown Springville and beside the host’s home. The tiny home cabin is 500 square feet in size and welcomes pets with host approval. It’s a great space for two people and has chickens, cats, and dogs that live on the property. You’ll be in a quiet and peaceful setting in the woods with this Alabama cabin rental and also have modern amenities like cable TV and air conditioning.
Here’s a 960-square-foot cabin available to rent on Vrbo for up to six people. It has two bedrooms, three beds, and one bath for your Alabama getaway. The host provides basic cooking utensils and appliances in the kitchen, towels, laundry machines, and a gas grill. There are front and back porches here with rocking chairs and a gas grill for your outdoor lifestyle. The cabin is less than 10 minutes from shops and restaurants, and the Coosa River and its local boat launch are close by too. Guests can use the pool at the front of the campground by the office.
Consider this cozy cabin to be in the Selma area for your couple’s getaway. It is a one-bedroom cabin with a screened-in porch and views of horses and pastureland. The cabin is just minutes from downtown Selma and opens up to a ten-acre pecan orchard with lots of native songbirds around. Book this Airbnb cabin for a quaint farm stay where the host family lives onsite if you need anything. Amenities offered include Wi-Fi, a TV, air conditioner, and a high chair if you’re bringing a baby.
Stay in this tiny house cabin to enjoy 224 square feet of space with amazing views. It’s a treehouse-style cabin that does not allow children. Instead, it’s a romantic getaway spot perched above a large bluff with small caves. Adults staying here can enjoy parks and caverns nearby. There are bed options both upstairs and downstairs in the cabin. You can use the clawfoot tub outside the cabin, but you’ll need to fill it with a hose and go without hot water. However, the bathroom has a toilet, shower, and sink. There’s an outdoor grill here, a small fridge, and a Keurig but no full kitchen.
You’ll enjoy this lovely 1,000-square-foot cabin in Alabama that sleeps four people and has two bedrooms, two beds, and one full bath. It is near Titus and includes a flat-screen TV, deck with seating, swing and picnic table, grill, pier, and fire pit. There is an additional cabin for rent on this same property that sleeps eight people if you have a larger group looking for a getaway and want to rent both at once. There is no Wi-Fi here so plan to disconnect when you arrive. Pets are not allowed here.
Experience the relaxing vibe of Alabama with this Vrbo cabin rental that’s in a 1,035 square foot space. It sleeps five people and has two bedrooms, three beds, and two baths. The cabin is 20 miles from Birmingham and surrounded by rolling hills, old trees, and a stocked private pond. It also has a covered porch, Wi-Fi, TV, and complimentary toiletries. There are various parks nearby to explore for hiking and also great spots to hunt and fish. Pets are not allowed in the cabin.
Here’s a unique Airbnb rental cabin that used to be a chapel but is now a single-family-style dwelling with two separate bedrooms. Up to six guests can stay in this rural and rustic setting, and there’s even outdoor space for extra campers. Nearby attractions are the Talladega Raceway, DeSoto Caverns, Cedar Creek, and Auburn football games. Pets are allowed with host approval. Amenities include Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning, and a kitchen when you’re in these relaxing foothills.