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Texas is a wondrous state filled with incredible destinations, ranging from classic small towns and attractive big cities. The Airbnb and Vrbo game is fierce, competing completely neck and neck with big-name hotels. So much charm comes with opting for a rental, along with personal touches and attention to detail. Cabin rentals in Texas range from lavish to historically rugged, each owning its own attractive characteristics. We’ve scoured the state to bring you this list of awesome cabins.
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Get ready to do some Instagram posting, because this small cabin is breathtaking. All the natural wood is lit via natural light from windows and the roof, and every touch, down to the rope bed and intricate chandelier blends nature with upscale. Expect lots of touches like lavender soap, breakfast, robes, and a private hot tub.
When rustic, historic digs are polished while being kept authentic, magic happens. The outside will take you way back, seemingly a century ago, but when walking inside, a pleasant balance of rugged and chic greets guests. The kitchen is equipped with a farmhouse sink and a vintage stove. Another modern amenity is the onsite hot tub.
While remaining tied to the earth in many ways, the cabin is very contemporary as well. Bright interiors with towering windows bring so much light, while the tree surrounded exteriors that overlook the Palo Alto Creek bring the eco aspects. Wood beams and floors tie it all together.
Staying in the ghost town of Terlingua exposes guests to decades of history of Texas. A stacked limestone cabin is still standing, and has all the features of a basic Airbnb, from a kitchen to a bathroom right off the main structure. Every detail is interesting and full of craftsmanship, and the views of Big Bend National Park are unparalleled.
You’ll be just five miles from historic downtown Fredericksburg and in the heart of wine country when you book this Airbnb cabin. It’s an authentic 1800s log cabin on 7.5 acres of land and is very peaceful and quiet. This is a great cabin for couples and has one bedroom and one bathroom. There is also a back porch that’s great for relaxing with a glass of wine and a hot tub to wind down at the end of the day. There are three other historic cabins on this same property but you’ll still feel secluded from the world while staying here.
With the capacity to sleep 10, this could be your next extended family vacation spot. The porch is blessed with great views, as the cabin itself is elevated over much of the foliage of Guadalupe South Fork. River access is a few minute’s walk away. But it may be hard to separate from the ambiently lit outdoor fire pit area.
This cute A-frame cabin is a Texas gem and sleeps up to four people. It has two bedrooms and one bathroom, as well as a deck and 1.3 acres of land with large pine trees. The cabin is about 800 square feet in size and comes with comfy beds, great Wi-Fi, and an eclectic vibe. There are lots of games to play here, such as dominos and cornhole. Guests will also have a full kitchen, smart TV, lighted back deck, and fire pit.
For four to six people in Texas, there is the option of renting this one-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin on Vrbo. The cabin has a queen-size bed, full-size futon, front porch, and outside grill. It’s a pet-friendly option that also welcomes horses in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Book this vacation rental property for a secluded vibe with no traffic and only the sounds of nature around you. It’s perfect for getting away from the stresses of daily life to truly relax in a comfortable and remote spot.
Here’s a Texas cabin with about 700 square feet of space located on 2.5 acres and just 45 minutes north of McKinney. It’s also just 10 miles from Lake Bonham for your getaway. This cabin features a front porch, a fully equipped kitchen, two bedrooms, and a loft bed. Up to six people can stay here and be comfortable. One bedroom has a queen-size bed, and the other two bedrooms have double beds. You can bring pets to this cabin and enjoy lots of nice perks, such as a private hot tub and Wi-Fi. Book this Airbnb cabin when you’re looking for a quiet retreat in the quietness of the country.
Not far from Dallas, find solace in a wee little cabin, tucked amongst a wealth of foliage varietals. The small dwelling is quality simplicity at its best, crafted from genuine pine from Boone North Carolina. It’s cozy, smells of nature, and is just a special place without all the fuss.
Follow a pathway adorned with twinkling lights to reach the towering cabin, that’s been constructed box style. It is earthy yet highly sleek and progressive in its design. An abundance of wildlife is often spotted throughout the area, such as wild turkeys! Visitors will find the look of this place to be refreshingly different.
Chunky wood beams are met with a stylish barn wood design in main living spaces. The kitchen is well equipped, and the dreamy vaulted ceilings keep things nice and open. Imagine drinking sweet iced tea on that stretching front porch, or just staring at the stars from the relaxing hot tub.
This cabin sleeps up to six people and has three bedrooms and one bathroom. It’s just steps away from Lake Leon and a great place to be for fishing. You’ll have easy access to a fishing pier and boat parking here, as well as a covered patio and outdoor fireplace. There are also modern amenities, such as fast Wi-Fi and Roku TV. The property has about 100 feet of shoreline and is also an excellent place to see wildlife and watch the sunsets. There is an option to have homestyle food delivered to your cabin, but you’re also welcome to grill out yourselves.
Walk down a stone pathway through a wooded “portal”, to reach the mesmerizing treehouse/cabin. Hosts have worked to create a whimsical environment that incorporates both naturalistic and bohemian “feels”. Inside has been crafted with unique structural methods that further add to the whimsy. In a way, it truly feels like you’re in an actual nest.
Set picturesquely on the Smith River, the trickling waters are the fitting complement of this authentic cabin, complete with wood-burning stove and a seamless wood structure. Even the furniture stays quite naturalistic, some pieces being roughly crafted from trees. Take a deep breath and fill the nostrils with the smell of earthy cedar growing around the cabin.
Inside checks off all the cabin boxes—vaulted ceilings with lots of windows on the exterior wall, a loft, spiral staircase and warm woods. But plenty of fun is to be had outdoors, as this cabin is waterfront. Fish or canoe, then wind down the night by cooking dinner on the grill top fire pit.
Available for rent on Vrbo, this two-story cabin is about 1,000 square feet in size and sleeps six people. It has one bedroom and two bathrooms in a quiet neighborhood. The cabin is just feet away from a sandy lake beach. Other features of this vacation rental are a balcony, TVs, Wi-Fi, a large porch, and a large deck. It’s fun to spend time outdoors here because there is a hammock, gas grill, fenced yard, two kayaks, and a pedal boat.