The 8 Best Vacation Rental Cabins in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky
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Did you know that one of the most impressive cave systems in the entire world is located in Central Kentucky? Mammoth Cave National Park is an unbelievable place to visit and take a tour, but there are a lot of other fun things to do in this area too for outdoor recreation and in nearby towns.
To immerse yourself in the nature of the region, consider staying in a cabin to get a true Kentucky experience. Here are the best cabins in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky for your trip.
Four people can stay in this one-bedroom, one-bath cabin that’s brand-new. It has a queen-size bed, fold-out futon in the living room, and full kitchen. You’ll be about 20 minutes from Mammoth Cave when you stay here. Meanwhile, Nolin Lake State Park is a fun spot for a beach, hiking, and biking. There is no Wi-Fi, so plan to disconnect from technology during your stay. Book this cabin to be in a rural area, and remember to bring your own food since stores and restaurants aren’t close by. Bring your pet along because there are no pet fees here.
Available to rent on Vrbo, here’s a 1,300-square-foot cabin that sleeps 12 people in three bedrooms and four beds. It’s a great spot for large groups and just 10 minutes from the water by foot. The cabin has a full bathroom and all the comforts of home, including towels, a TV, and coffee/tea maker. One dog of any size can join you in this cabin, but just keep your pup off the furniture and leashed when outside.
For groups up to six people, you can stay at this two-bedroom, one-bath cabin and really get away from it all. There are three structures on the property: a main house, pavilion, and bunk house. You’ll be off a small road and in a very rural area, so bring your own food along. Features of this rental property include two hammocks, outdoor chairs, kitchen with basic appliances, and sheets and towels. There is no Wi-Fi here, and cell service can be spotty. The cabin allows pets, but just make sure to clean up after them.
Just two miles from Mammoth Cave, this Amish-built cabin is in a private location and has an 18-hole disc golf course on the property. It comes with a full kitchen, six-person spa, 800-square-foot deck, and balcony. Guests here will have easy access to the caves, hiking, backpacking, kayaking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. The place offers a TV, laundry machines, and air conditioning too. However, it does not allow pets.
In about 1,075 square feet of space, here’s a cabin rental for up to six people that’s 15 minutes from Mammoth Caves. It has two bedrooms, four beds, and two bathrooms. In a private and remote location, it offers meal packages and a stocked fishing pond. Other perks of staying here are the fully equipped kitchen, screened porch, private deck, yard games, and private dock with kayaks and fishing poles. Guests can also expect to have laundry machines, free Wi-Fi, and complimentary toiletries. Mammoth Cave National Park is about 11.5 miles away, while there are many other local attractions close by too. Pets are not allowed here.
If you’re looking for a wooded cabin with few neighbors, this quiet retreat is a nice choice for up to six people. It has three bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms on Nolin Lake. The host provides basic cooking supplies, and the screened porch is nice for relaxing outdoors. The bedrooms have smart TVs, and the host provides sheets and towels for guests to use. Take a soak in the private hot tub! The cabin is located in a dry county, so you’ll need to bring along your own alcoholic beverages from Warren or Grayson counties. Pets are not allowed here.
Here’s an Amish-built cabin with two bedrooms, four beds, and one bathroom for your group of up to six people. It is an accessible cabin with a handicapped bathroom. The cabin also has a full kitchen and deck. It’s seven miles from here to the Mammoth Cave National Park visitor center and two miles from the park’s north boundary. Nolin Lake State Park is just five miles away. Amenities included are Wi-Fi, TV, a private backyard, and air conditioning. Pets are not allowed in the cabin.
With three bedrooms and 2.5 baths, this rental cabin sleeps 10 people and is a private retreat at Nolin Lake. It is 10 miles from Mammoth Cave National Park. The cabin has a large wrap-around deck to enjoy some time outdoors. Amenities provided here include Wi-Fi, TV, laundry machines, a kitchen, and air conditioning. You can dine at the seasonal restaurant that’s a few minutes away from the cabin. Book this Cub Run cabin for a lake view in a private cove and great access to outdoor recreation and marinas for fishing or relaxing on a pontoon boat. Pets are not allowed in this Airbnb rental cabin.