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If you’re looking for a hidden gem of a getaway spot, Raystown Lake is an awesome place to spend a weekend in Pennsylvania. This is the largest lake that is fully contained within Pennsylvania and a wonderful place for recreation in a peaceful, rural setting. A fun way to experience this area is to stay in a cabin near the lake. With so many options for rent on Airbnb and Vrbo, here are the best cabins in Raystown Lake, PA.
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Enjoy your trip to Raystown Lake and also Rothrock State Forest when you book this cabin on Airbnb. It’s in a quiet and remote setting with two decks, a balcony, fire pits, and a horseshoe pit. The cabin is closed to guests from December through March. Cell service is limited, and pets are not allowed here. There is also no Wi-Fi or cable/dish TV, but you can watch movies provided on the host’s TV or bring your own for indoor entertainment. You’ll be in a private, vacation community on two acres of land when you book this cabin and also surrounded by the state forest.
Large groups of up to 12 people can stay at this Raystown cabin with four bedrooms and three baths. This cabin is about 10 minutes from the 7 Points Marina and 15 minutes from Walmart and grocery stores. You’ll be in a relaxing wooded retreat setting for your family getaway or trip away with a group of friends. The home has two porches, a game room, 70-inch TV, Wi-Fi, an outdoor fire pit, and a stocked kitchen. You’ll have easy lake access from this cabin and also six parking spaces available. Pets are allowed here with a $50 fee per dog, per stay. There are neighbors close by but you can’t see any of them when there are leaves on the trees.
For a cozy and peaceful getaway with up to six people, you can stay in this Airbnb rental cabin that’s close to Raystown Lake. It is also close to East Broad Top Railroad and Cowan’s Gap State Park. The home comes with a kitchen that’s fully stocked for cooking, as well as a game room with ping pong and a pool table. There’s a six-person hot tub outside by the back porch that you can use too. If you visit in the winter, you’ll need a AWD/4×4 vehicle to get here in case it snows. The cabin is on six acres of land and home to wildlife, so you may see deer walk right up to the cabin.
Here’s a year-round getaway along the banks of the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River. It has three bedrooms and two baths, as well as a full kitchen, cable TV, internet, and laundry machines. The exterior features a large river-view deck, covered porch, gas grill, and private dock It’s fun to spend your days kayaking, swimming, and fishing for trout when you stay here. The cabin also comes with a six-person hot tub to relax in.
A highly-rated Airbnb cabin worth considering for your getaway is this one that has three bedrooms and 1.5 baths. This cabin is just east of Raystown Lake. It also features a wrap-around deck, wood-burning fireplace, and outdoor firepit. There’s a local restaurant/bar about a minute away and a golf course. The home comes with laundry machines, Wi-Fi, and a TV. Overall, this is a peaceful retreat and not a party cabin.
Available to rent on Vrbo, this large and luxurious cabin sleeps 10 people and has four bedrooms and 2.5 baths. It spans 2,700 square feet and is just minutes from Raystown Lake. The log home is at the base of a mountain and on a 25-acre wooded property that overlooks a pond. There are games to play in the basement, beautiful views out the windows, and three floors to really spread out and relax. It’s a good idea to have a AWD/4WD vehicle in the winter due to the rural mountain roads during the snow.
This 2,800-square-foot cabin is available to rent on Vrbo and sleeps up to 12 people. It has four bedrooms and four bathrooms, and the best part is that it is within walking distance of Raystown Lake. You’ll be just minutes from the marina and boat launch too. There are lots of perks to staying here, such as Wi-Fi, ping pong, a pool table, sports court, and a fully stocked kitchen. You can walk to the lake in about 10 minutes from here. Pets are not allowed at this rental property.
With this Airbnb rental cabin, you’ll get a quaint place to relax in an active and family-friendly campground. It’s 45 minutes from Raystown Lake and even closer to Cowans Gap State Park and the Creation Festival in Shirleysburg. With this single-unit camping cabin rental, you’ll also have access to the campground’s amenities and activities. You’ll either need to bring your own bedding, towels, and kitchen utensils or pay an extra fee. Up to five people can stay here because there are three beds and a private bath inside. Fishing, golfing, swimming, hiking, and hunting are all fun things to do in this part of the state.
Multiple couples or families can stay at this Airbnb rental cabin that sleeps 10 people and offers a rustic retreat from everyday life. It is close to Raystown Lake and the Juniata River for your outdoor recreation. The cabin comes with a full kitchen, a basement with a pool table and dartboard, and a large eating area in the great room. It is handicap accessible and can even include the use of a four-wheel mobility scooter upon request. It is required to have an AWD/4WD vehicle to access the cabin. Bring your own drinking water for your stay.
You’ll be in a private mountain setting at the end of Lake Raystown when you book this Airbnb cabin. It is one of four log cabin rentals located onsite at this property. Your rental here includes access to a shared kitchen and bath that is separate from the cabin and a 25-yard walk down a path. Guests enjoy the covered porch, porch swing, and boat parking. There are two boat launches within 10 minutes away. Cell phone service is limited in the area where the cabins are located. Up to six people can stay here, and pets are allowed too.
Five guests can stay in this Airbnb rental cabin that has one bedroom, four beds, and one bath. It’s about 45 minutes from Raystown Lake and even close to Shawnee State Park and the Blue Knob Ski Resort. Within minutes of this place, you can go hiking, kayaking, swimming, and golfing. This cabin has one bedroom, four beds, and one bath. Pets are allowed here, and the home also comes with a kitchen, TV with standard cable, and Wi-Fi. The cabin is on a farm and down a farm road, so keep that in mind for your arrival day.
Another good option for your Pennsylvania getaway in the Raystown Lake area is this cabin that accommodates four people. It’s a private cabin with a Swedish sauna and composting toilet. The sleeping arrangements are a queen-size bed and a full-size futon. The home also has a stocked kitchen, Wi-Fi, heated outdoor shower, wood stove, and driveway parking. The property here also has groomed trails to explore. Cell service is not great here, so the host provides a landline phone. Pets are not allowed here, but there are few resident animals that live on the property.
Another cabin you’ll love is this one in Bedford for two guests. It has a unique octagonal shape and is in the middle of the Allegheny Mountains. You’ll be just five minutes from historic downtown Bedford here to check out the boutique shops, brewery, antique stores, and restaurants. Guests staying here can access the upper and lower floors, as well as the two decks. When you are here in the winter, you can also get to four different mountains for skiing within an hour. Nice golf courses are nearby too.
Spanning 1,700 square feet of space, this lovely cabin sleeps 12 people and has three bedrooms and 1.5 baths. It’s about five miles from Raystown Lake and also close to the trails at Trough Creek State Park. You’ll be secluded in the woods here in a rustic and romantic atmosphere. It’s fun to play games in the loft, cozy up by the wood-burning stove, and hang out on the swing on the deck while staying here. The home comes with internet, TV, laundry machines, and air conditioning. Pets and children are welcome here.