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19 Cozy Cabin Rentals in Kentucky

Known for its spectacular scenery and rustic charm, Kentucky is the perfect place to rent a cabin for a little getaway. There are tons of cabins available to rent here, including a large selection of vacation rentals on Airbnb and Vrbo. If you need to disconnect, unwind, or just get a change of scenery, consider reserving one of these Kentucky cabin rentals for your next trip.

Cabin of Freedom Falls, Slade Lights on at Cabin of Freedom Falls
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Cabin of Freedom Falls, Slade

This Airbnb cabin gets awesome reviews and sleeps up to eight people. It has three bedrooms and two baths and is at the end of a valley where you’ll have your very own waterfall. The cabin comes with a custom kitchen, five TVs, Wi-Fi, cable, a fireplace, and other luxurious touches. You’ll even have a hot tub here to take a soak. It was completed in 2019 and has been crafted to perfection. The cabin is on over two acres of land with plenty of room to spread out and flat parking for vehicles.

Cliffside Cabin with Hot Tub, Pine Ridge Cliffside Cabin with Hot Tub
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Cliffside Cabin with Hot Tub, Pine Ridge

Four people will feel comfortable in this Kentucky cabin with two bedrooms and one bathroom. It is a peaceful and secluded cabin just a few miles from the Natural Bridge State Park, Red River Gorge, and Daniel Boone National Forest. The indoor and outdoor spaces are well-designed, and the cabin is built on a cliffside lot that overlooks Mill Creek Canyon. There’s a hot tub, an outdoor see-through fireplace, a built-in hammock net, and lovely views. Inside the cabin, you’ll have everything you need to cook meals, plus a laundry closet and a smart TV with over 100 channels.

Modern Cabin Nestled on 40 Acres with Hot Tub, Frenchburg Imagine waking up in this modern, Scandinavian-themed cabin
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Modern Cabin Nestled on 40 Acres with Hot Tub, Frenchburg

Groups of up to six people can stay in this cabin, which has a modern Scandinavian theme and is located on the Sheltowee Trace. It’s just minutes from Cave Run Lake and 25 miles from the Red River Gorge. This cabin has two bedrooms and one bathroom for guests. It measures 600 square feet in size and has a minimal, open, and airy layout. It’s family-friendly and comes with a playpen if you have young children. The kitchen offers views from the large windows to soak up the views of eastern Kentucky. The cabin has fast internet and laundry machines. The outdoor area offers a private pergola with a hot tub, fire pit, pellet grill, cornhole game, axe throwing, front porch, and back patio. Numerous quaint towns, state forests, local markets, and antique stores are in the vicinity to check out during your trip.  

Yatesville Lake Premier Cabin Rental, Louisa Yatesville Lake Premier Cabin Rental
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Yatesville Lake Premier Cabin Rental, Louisa

A Vrbo rental cabin worth checking out is this one that is 2,000 square feet in size. It has three bedrooms, seven beds, a full bath, a half bath, and sleeps up to 10 people. You’ll be in an Eastern Kentucky personal vacation home with high-end furniture and electronics here. The outdoor space features a large wrap-around porch with rocking chairs, a covered back patio, an eight-person spa, and over three acres to roam around. It’s at Yatesville Lake State Park and on a secluded hill. Pets are not generally allowed here but exceptions can be made for smaller house dogs.

Seclusion Cabin, Stanton Custom and hand-crafted in an unbeatable location
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Seclusion Cabin, Stanton

Secluded, custom-built, and handcrafted, this cabin sleeps four people and has two bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms in Kentucky. It is close to the Slade exit and located on top of a ridge in the Red River Gorge region. The cabin is unique because of its treehouse room, koi pond, and observation tower. It also comes with new appliances, hand-built furniture, outdoor seating spaces, and 360-degree views. Guests have access to the entire two-acre property, which is best accessed with a 4WD vehicle.

Riverside Cabin Near Mammoth Cave, Bowling Green Riverside Cabin Near Mammoth Cave
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Riverside Cabin Near Mammoth Cave, Bowling Green

Available to rent on Airbnb, this riverside cabin sleeps up to three guests and is 15 minutes from downtown Bowling Green. The 750-square-foot cabin has a studio layout and 180-degree views through large windows overlooking the Barren River. There is no Wi-Fi or cell service here, so plan to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature. The amenities offered include a king-size bed, full bathroom, 60-inch Jacuzzi tub, bonfire pit, and deck with a table and chairs. For a true nature experience, plan to bring your own firewood, hammock, kayak, fishing license, and fishing gear.

Peaceful Getaway for Couples, McKee Peaceful Getaway for Couples
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Peaceful Getaway for Couples, McKee

Here’s a tiny cabin that’s perfect for two people and in the heart of the national forest. It is in a remote area but has a few convenience stores and restaurants nearby. This studio cabin is equipped with a queen-size bed, reclining couch, flat-screen TV, and stocked kitchen. It also has a washer and dryer available, plus a charcoal grill, propane grill, and fire pit with wood for cooking and relaxing outside. Guests can check themselves into the Airbnb with a lockbox code. From here, it’s just five minutes to Flat Lick Falls, Beulah Lake, and the Sheltowee Trace Trailhead.

The Honey Hut, Mount Sterling Perfect for honeymoons or family trips
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The Honey Hut, Mount Sterling

Offering a queen-size bed and living room sofa bed, the Honey Hut is an Airbnb rental in the quiet countryside of Mount Sterling, Kentucky. There’s a lovely lake just steps from the back porch, which is perfect for paddle boating, canoeing, and fishing. The cabin’s name refers to the Airbnb hosts also raising honeybees. You can request a honeybee tour to learn more about the bees and maybe even purchase some honey. The Airbnb hosts have a separate 362-acre farm about 18 miles away that you can also explore and check out the two-mile creek walk trail. Pets are allowed to stay with you for a $15 per day fee.

Cabin Near Grayson Lake State Park, Olive Hill Property at Cabin near Grayson Lake State Park
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Cabin Near Grayson Lake State Park, Olive Hill

Available on Vrbo, this 1,350-square-foot cabin sleeps six people and has two bedrooms and two baths. It was completely remodeled in 2018 and is a mile and a half from the Bruin boat dock, one of the largest docks on Grayson Lake. The host also allows tent camping outside the cabin if you have additional people or just for fun for the kids. The cabin offers a full kitchen, Wi-Fi, TV, laundry machines, and a large driveway to camp boats and campers. It’s between Grayson and Sandy Hook, Kentucky, and does not allow pets.

Cabin with Private Catch And Release Lake, Russell County Surrounded by water in all directions
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Cabin with Private Catch And Release Lake, Russell County

For a peaceful and quiet getaway in Kentucky, consider this Vrbo cabin for two people. It has a wrap-around porch and is known as the “Island Cabin” because it is surrounded by water and views in all directions. The cabin also gives you easy access to try some catch-and-release fishing in the stocked lake and float around in the two-person fishing boat to unwind and soak up the views. The cabin is out in the country but just minutes from town and Lake Cumberland.

Cozy Kentucky Farm Cabin, Columbia Cozy Kentucky Farm Cabin
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Cozy Kentucky Farm Cabin, Columbia

Located on Maw’s Kentucky Farm, this cabin sleeps four people and has one bedroom and one bathroom. On this 69-acre working farm, you’ll enjoy a vacation rental with breakfast included, featuring farm-fresh eggs from the onsite chickens that you can prepare in your cabin’s fully equipped kitchen. Although the cabin is in a rural area, it has Wi-Fi to keep in touch with work and loved ones. This is a pet-friendly cabin that can even accommodate horses. There are horses, geese, chickens, cats, and dogs living on the farm, which is a big draw for families with kids. Bring your boat along because there is plenty of boat parking, and the cabin is centrally located between Lake Cumberland and the Green River.

Hiker's Retreat RRG, Rosslyn Hiker's Retreat RRG
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Hiker's Retreat RRG, Rosslyn

The Red River Gorge area is packed with awesome cabins, including this one available for rent on Airbnb. It sleeps six guests and is located just off Exit 33 in Slade. You’ll be in a private wooded setting and have good Wi-Fi and cell service. The cabin offers a queen-size bed, full-size bed, and full-size futon for sleeping. The amenities here also include a kitchen, indoor fireplace, and parking with easy access from the driveway and just two steps. When you stay in this cabin, you’ll be close to all the RRG attractions, including ziplines, rock climbing, hiking, fly fishing, and kayaking.

Luxury Cabin in the Woods, Cattlesburg Luxury Cabin in the Woods
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Luxury Cabin in the Woods, Cattlesburg

Here’s a Vrbo cabin rental that is very highly rated and both rustic and luxurious. It is a three-bedroom cabin on 13 acres of woods with a fishing pond and fire pits. You can see wildlife from the porch here and enjoy sitting on the porch swing. This rental includes a laundry room, keyless entry system, and wrap-around porch. It’s an ideal place to come for privacy, hiking, and fishing in Kentucky. The cabin is also close to Yatesville Lake State Park. Guest pets are only allowed outdoors here and not inside the cabin.

Secluded Red River Gorge Cabin on Three Acres, Campton Secluded Red River Gorge Cabin on Three Acres
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Secluded Red River Gorge Cabin on Three Acres, Campton

For up to seven people looking for a Kentucky getaway, consider this Vrbo cabin with three bedrooms and one bath. It’s on three acres in the middle of a canyon and on Highway 11. It has a secluded vibe but is also close to Natural Bridge State Park and the Red River Rock House Restaurant. You can see a seasonal waterfall from the porch and also a hot tub, fire pit, and newly remodeled kitchen here. This is a dog-friendly cabin rental so bring your pups along.

Scenic Sunset Cabin RRG, Campton Yard at Scenic Sunset Cabin RRG
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Scenic Sunset Cabin RRG, Campton

Here’s a unique cabin in the woods of Kentucky in the Red River Gorge area. It sleeps six people and has two bedrooms and one bath. This cabin is known as the Scenic Sunset and has a full kitchen, hot tub, and deck high in the tree canopy. It also comes with luxury mattresses and linens. For sleeping, there’s a queen-size bed in the two bedrooms and a sofa bed in the common area. It’s easy to plan an outdoorsy vacation to check out all the local attractions when you stay here.

1907 Log Cabin on the Kentucky River, Lexington Interior View - Unique Stay in a 1907 Log Cabin on the Kentucky River
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1907 Log Cabin on the Kentucky River, Lexington

This Vrbo cabin gets great guest reviews and is perched on the Palisades of the Kentucky River. It has a king bedroom and loft with two single beds, plus a full bathroom, all in an 850-square-foot space. The cabin is a couple of miles from I-75 and 15 minutes from downtown Lexington. Book this unique rental property to be in a rural setting but also have convenient city access. Kids and pets are welcome here. Amenities provided include internet, TV, a fireplace, heating, air conditioning, and parking.

Crouse’s North Ninety Lake House, Dixon Water View - Crouse’s North Ninety Lake House
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Crouse’s North Ninety Lake House, Dixon

For up to six people, consider this cabin that has two bedrooms and two baths. It offers discounts for weekly and monthly stays and is on a 90-acre piece of property surrounded by woods and lakes. Dixon is the nearest town and three miles away. The cabin comes with Wi-Fi, multiple TVs, a full kitchen, front porch, back deck, and upstairs deck. Plan to bring your own groceries and drinks since this is out in the country. The kitchen has everything you’ll need to prepare meals. The owner lives about a half-mile away in case you need anything during your stay.

Basil Cottage on the Creek, Hodgenville Get in touch with nature on a much-needed break
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Basil Cottage on the Creek, Hodgenville

This Kentucky cabin is a getaway spot for up to three people on a 100-acre farm. It offers a back porch and is ideal for romantic trips with someone you love. The cabin/cottage is on top of a hill looking down to a creek. It is 550 square feet and cozy inside. The Airbnb host provides firewood that you can use in the wood-burning fire pit. Parking is available for up to two vehicles directly in front of the cottage.

Upscale Shipping Container Cabin in the Woods of Red River Gorge, Powell County A perfect place to relax outdoors
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Upscale Shipping Container Cabin in the Woods of Red River Gorge, Powell County

With about 300 square feet of space, this shipping container cabin is available to rent on Vrbo. It sleeps two people and has all the comforts of a tiny home in the woods. Guests can use the two-person hot tub and fire pit outside and then head inside for a heated and air-conditioned environment with city water, Wi-Fi, and TV. The Vrbo host has additional shipping container cabins on this same property. The property is easy to get to and paved all the way down to the driveway.

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