Last Updated May 17, 2021 5/17/2021

14 Coolest Cabin Rentals in the Texas Hill Country

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The Texas Hill Country has become one of the top places in Texas for an escape, an easy day trip from San Antonio or Austin, with Fredericksburg one of the top towns in the area. It offers an ideal mix of picturesque countryside, including colorful wildflowers in the spring, historic landmarks, outdoor adventures and wine tasting opportunities. Whether you’re coming to tour the wineries, cool off in the natural swimming holes, or just enjoy the small-town charms, these cabins are sure to provide an unforgettable stay.

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Romantic Log Cabin on Smith Creek - Wimberley
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Romantic Log Cabin on Smith Creek

Romantic Log Cabin on Smith Creek - Wimberley

Located right along Smith River, book a stay here and you’ll enjoy a backdrop of the peaceful sounds of the water. It perfectly complements the authentic cabin that comes with a cozy wood-burning stove, set on a 10-acre property with colorful wildflowers during the season. You’ll also have a hot tub for romantic soaks under the stars, a fire pit and a private outdoor shower for showering beneath the trees. While it might feel like your worlds away from civilization, downtown Wimberley is just a 5-minute drive away.

Madrona Ranch Casita - Pipe Creek
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Madrona Ranch Casita

Madrona Ranch Casita - Pipe Creek

Ideal for a relaxing family getaway or a couples’ stay, this one-bedroom waterfront cabin accommodates four, overlooking Red Bluff Creek from its hillside perch. It offers a peaceful setting with gorgeous Hill Country views, yet dining, shopping, and attractions can be enjoyed in nearby Pipe Creek and Boerne. Look forward to fun on the water and exploring the 14-acre property, with opportunities for nearly endless scenic drives and horseback riding nearby. As you relax on the shaded patio or on the swing beneath the trees, keep an eye out for the frequent deer visitors. You’ll have a BBQ grill, fire pit and all the essentials inside like a well-stocked kitchen, TV and Wi-Fi too.

Sycamore Treehouse at HoneyTree Farm - Fredericksburg
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Sycamore Treehouse at HoneyTree Farm

Sycamore Treehouse at HoneyTree Farm - Fredericksburg

A tranquil spot to escape the hustle and bustle, the Sycamore is a luxurious treehouse-inspired getaway that overlooks Palo Alto Creek, in an ideal location for exploring Hill Country just an 8-minute drive from Fredericksburg. While it feels as if you’re high up in the trees due to the steep banks of the creek, it’s just three feet off the ground. You’ll enjoy the abundant light and views from nearly floor-to-ceiling windows, relaxing on the back porch and playing tunes on the record player. The kitchen is well-appointed, complete with a Keurig coffeemaker, while the bathroom features a soaking tub and walk-in rain shower.

Modern A-Frame - Fredericksburg, Texas
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Modern A Frame, Fredericksburg, Texas

Modern A-Frame - Fredericksburg, Texas

Located at the edge of Fredericksburg, the Comal Cabin is a modern A-frame cabin that sits on 17 acres, ideal for a tranquil escape yet Main Street is less than a 10-minute drive away. When you’re not out and about, you can relax on the patio sipping your favorite beverages with a view of the dry creek, native post oak trees and the deer that often wander by. There’s a fire pit with propane provided and a stock tank pool too. You’ll love the master bedroom which includes a super comfy king-size bed, blackout shades, and a sound machine.

Upscale Luxury Cabin - Wimberley
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Upscale Luxury Cabin

Upscale Luxury Cabin - Wimberley

This luxury cabin has a stylish barn wood design in its main living spaces, with vaulted ceilings that provide an extra-spacious feel. The super-long covered front porch is especially inviting and comes complete with stunning views of the countryside. To top it off you’ll be able to soak in the large private hot tub and then sink head inside to sink into the comfy leather sofa to enjoy a roaring fire in the beautiful rock wall fireplace. There’s a big flat-screen TV mounted above the mantle, along with a large kitchen that’s sure to please a gourmet chef.

Off-Grid Cabin for Meditation, Peace and Quiet - Blanco
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Off Grid Cabin Blanco

Off-Grid Cabin for Meditation, Peace and Quiet - Blanco

This studio cabin can accommodate four but it may be most ideal for a couple looking for a secluded, romantic, “unplugged” escape. Totally off-grid, solar panels are used for electricity, water is provided from filtered rainwater, and there’s a wood stove for heat. It sits on 37 acres and includes decks that offer breathtaking sunset and Hill Country views that stretch for miles overlooking Blanco River Valley. You’ll have a fire pit for evenings under the stars too.

Unique Property, Private River Access and 20 Mile Views - Hunt
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Unique Property, Private River Access and 20 Mile Views

Unique Property, Private River Access and 20 Mile Views - Hunt

Ideal for a large family gathering, accommodating up to 10, this unique hilltop cabin is nestled in the woods for privacy, sitting in an elevated position overlooking the Guadalupe river valley. Access to the river is just a few minutes’ walk away and you’ll have some great outdoor spaces right on the private 2.5-acre property as well, including a wrap-around porch with chairs and a bench swing for relaxing with the view, a fire pit, alfresco dining areas, and a large charcoal BBQ pit for cookouts. Highlights inside include a fireplace, a large open kitchen and a washer/dryer.

Masters Lake Cabin - Boerne
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Masters Lake Cabin

Masters Lake Cabin - Boerne

Simple but cozy, the one-bedroom Masters Lake Cabin accommodates two and is just minutes from Boerne. It sits right on the lake and provides access to 120 acres which includes Frederick Creek that winds through. The perfect spot for those who like to fly fish,  the lake is stocked with bass for catch and release fishing, while abundant wildlife like deer, wild turkey, ducks and all sorts of birds are frequent visitors.

Weinland Haus - Fredericksburg
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Weinland Haus

Weinland Haus - Fredericksburg

Accommodating four guests in two bedrooms, this cabin has a ton of character and has frequently been named as one of the state’s most romantic cabins. Its name, Weinhand Haus, translates to “Wine Country Home” and it couldn’t be more appropriate. It’s the perfect place to come back and relax in the rocking chairs on the front porch or next to the outdoor rock fireplace after a day of visiting the award-winning wineries nearby. Built in Tennessee in 1863, it was moved to this property, reassembled and restored, sitting on six private gated acres just a 5-minute drive from Fredericksburg’s Main Street.

Your Hill Country Cabin on Johnson Creek - Ingram
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Your Hill Country Cabin on Johnson Creek

Your Hill Country Cabin on Johnson Creek - Ingram

“Doe See Doe” is a one-room cabin for up to six, best for a small family, with a queen bed plus full-size bunk beds. It includes a kitchenette and living area with Dish TV/Roku, a covered deck with a hot tub, and a fire pit with Adirondack chairs. Another highlight is the private access to Johnson Creek, with a private dock and a charcoal grill along the water just steps away.

Crazy Horse Cabin with Hot Tub and Kayak - Bandera
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Crazy Horse Cabin

Crazy Horse Cabin with Hot Tub and Kayak - Bandera

The one-bedroom Crazy Horse Cabin is ideal for a romantic couples’ getaway, overlooking a creek in a serene rural setting with the Hill Country State Natural Area just a 15-minute drive away, while the attractions in Bandera are just down the road. The creek is ideal for summer swimming, catch-and-release fishing, and floating (with floats provided). It includes a deck with a hot tub where you can soak while gazing out at the scenery or up at the stars, along with a charcoal grill for cookouts.

Enchanting Hill Country Cabin -Boerne
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Enchanting Hill Country Cabin

Enchanting Hill Country Cabin -Boerne

This cute cabin for up to four guests sits in the back corner of the host’s large property, providing plenty of privacy and your own private hot tub. A fire pit and the fixings for S’mores are included along with a small kitchen for cooking basic meals with a portable cooktop, toaster oven and microwave. In the communal outdoor kitchen, it’s possible to prepare full meals or cook out on the propane grill.

Last Outpost - Bandera
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Last Outpost

Last Outpost - Bandera

The Last Outpost is within a short drive of several Hill Country towns, providing a great base for exploring the area with a secluded, comfortable and quiet place to come back to. It comes with a complimentary continental breakfast, including items like eggs, bacon, sausage, pancake mix, oatmeal, fruit, and juice delivered right to your door. If you can return before dusk at the end of the day you’ll be able to enjoy a colorful mountain sunset too. You could just stick around to enjoy swimming or catch-and-release fishing in the seasonal creek that runs right through the property, or simply relax and watch the buffalo that roam through.

Pet-Friendly Cabin - Gillepsie County
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Pet-Friendly Cabin

Pet-Friendly Cabin - Gillepsie County

Just 10 minutes from downtown Fredericksburg, this two-bedroom cabin sleeps up to six. It’s fenced-in and pet-friendly so your furry best friend can run around and enjoy it too. After a day of exploring some of the top vineyards in Texas, you can sip wine while watching the sun go down from the covered porch. Or hang out around the fire pit enjoying the brilliant night skies.

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