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Arkansas may surprise you—or maybe not if you’ve visited before. Many natural wonders fill the state, from beautiful rivers, rolling mountains to even revitalizing hot springs. Amongst the vast forests and parks, many cabin rentals are strewn about. Ranging from simple and pure, to pampering and lavish, there’s something for every escape need. Cabins are abundant in Arkansas, and we’ve rounded up the ones we feel are highly rated, versatile and totally awesome.
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Wind down a wooden catwalk that extends to the treehouse cabin, which hangs amongst the native foliage. With branch railings that also extend to the overlooking porch and polished earthy interiors, it’s a luxurious yet “down to earth” dream. Spend nights watching the sunset from the bathtub with a view.
The Still Point Cabin is the ideal image of a cabin getaway in the woods. Purely constructed, the warmth of the design is immeasurable. A screened-in porch with snug seating creates the perfect setting for taking in the mountains and fresh air. Careful though, you may just fall in love.
The riverfront location will likely be what sells potential guests—both sides of the river are part of the property, and tons of deck space cascades down to the water. While being a swimming and kayaking paradise, the terrain of the Ouachita Mountains beckons to be hiked. The home has a lovely bathhouse that blends with nature, in a rugged yet chic way.
Located just minutes from Eureka Springs, is this quaint “pod” cabin, which sits amongst a small cluster of others. The curved roofline adds unique charm that can be seen throughout the interior of the precious dwelling. All the amenities are in place, from a small kitchen to a bathroom.
With trees intertwined throughout, and used in raw form for the construction, the cabin, or treehouse, seems as if it just grew from the very ground beneath it. However, the small but efficient interior feels just like a lovely home, and the bottom level features open-air lounging space with a bundle of spots to relax.
Beaver Lake is a large reservoir body of water in Arkansas, and it’s a summertime haven. This cabin sits right on the edge of this aquatic adventure territory, so launching kayaks, or simply a quick cool off, is just steps away. With impressive structuring, this is more than an average cabin—it’s quite lavish in many perspectives. And very beautiful of course.
If you love Christmas, this is the getaway for you, regardless of the time of year. Super rustic with lots of farmhouse accents like metal and old wood, the rental sits on an actual Christmas tree farm. When the cabin isn’t in use around the holidays, travelers can come to immerse in the world of tree farming. You better bet the interior is decked out in twinkling lights, snowman bedding and other magical accents.
While the cabin is technically off-grid, guests will still be living in major comfort with solar energy and rainwater. Cell phones even work here (to the relief of every teenage Instagrammer). While feeling well blended with the surroundings full of hiking, climbing and water recreation opportunities, the home feels quite contemporary.
Like a breath of fresh air from the surrounding forest, we have this straight forward, gorgeous cabin. No gimmicks—just sheer beauty and that wonderful outdoor charm. Proximal to the Buffalo River, a wealth of wildlife may be spotted, and plenty of exploration awaits.
We love this pick because it melds a brighter bohemian look with the traditional cabin vibe. Formerly, a historian and author called this place home, further enriching its roots. A huge bonus is that while feeling somewhat separated from the world, shops and restaurants are quite close by.
Looking for your own private lodge? You found it. The cabin sits on stilts, projecting itself far into the tree line of the mountains. Inside is sleek, yet earthy, and high-end fixtures like rain showerheads and spa-like bathrooms take it all to the next level. Don’t even get us started on that unbelievable porch!
This is your family getaway pick, that can comfortably sleep 12 guests within the loft, rooms and adorable built-in bunk space. Game tables and so much room to recreate in the actual abode is phenomenal for get-togethers or a small reunion. And that’s not even delving into all the Ozark forest have to offer.
Escape the hustle and bustle and retreat to this fairytale cabin in the woods. Cross the bridge over the trickling stream to reach the simple structure, perfect for a disconnected escape into nature.