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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Just a few minutes from Magnolia Silos is a rustic tiny home with all the rustic bells and whistles. One hundred-year-old barn wood rounds out the structure, while copper sinks, a ship ladder and snug sleeping loft meld it into one adorable abode. It’s completely fitting for a stay in quaint Waco.
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.
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.
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.
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.