10 Must See Log Cabin Vacation Spots

    People who love log cabins are also outdoors people who like the everyday adventure and appreciate all that the outdoors has to offer. Here we put together our favorite log cabin vacation spots where you can enjoy the great outdoors and still have the comfort of home in a rustic setting.

    Ashland Scenic Camping Resort  (Hatfield-McCoy Trail System, West Virginia)

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    Ashland Campground

    If you’re an ATV or dirt bike enthusiast, this is the campground for you.

    Located on 1600 acres of private forest, there are miles and miles of trails to explore.  After a day of riding, you can unwind in a cabin with all of the comforts of home.

    Cast-a-Way Cabins, Luray, Virginia

    A fisherman’s paradise located along Virginia’s Scenic Shenandoah River, Cast-a-Way Cabins have

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    a lot to offer.  Each cabin has two bedrooms with queen size beds, hot tub, loft with additional sleeping space, spacious great room and porch.  These secluded retreats are perfect for quiet walks in the woods, reading in front of the fire, small mouth bass fishing from the river bank, roasting marshmallows around an outdoor fire pit or renting a canoe, kayak or raft to explore the river.  It’s a quick getaway from the hectic city life of Washington, DC two hours away.

    Connecticut State Parks

    For a more rustic experience, visit Connecticut and stay in cabins without kitchens or bathrooms.  Cabins are available at six state parks, including Hammonasset Beach State Park which offers two miles of shoreline.  All cabins are 14 feet by 17 feet, have two rooms and can sleep six.

    Elk Horn Ridge RV Resort and Cabins, Spearfish, South Dakota

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    Elk Horn Ridge

    Located in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, Elk Horn Ridge is minutes from historic Deadwood, legendary Sturgis and scenic Spearfish.

    The Resort is ideal for family vacations, reunions, weddings, receptions, retreats, weekend getaways and corporate events.  Stay in a fully furnished cabin, load up the RV, or pitch a tent. Bring your bikes along because the entire resort is paved!

    Frontier Town, Ocean City, Maryland

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    Frontier Town

    The kids will be exhausted every night after playing on the water slide, flume rides and activity pool.

    Parents can relax in the lazy river.  There’s also a Wild West Show and High Ropes Adventure Park.  In addition to camping cabins, Frontier Town offers primitive tents, luxury motor homes and rental trailers.  If you want to venture away from the site, the beach and boardwalk are just 5 miles away.

    Hickory Hill Family Camping Resort, Bath, NY

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    Hickory Hill

    Cabins are in a wooded setting.  Golf cart rentals are available to get around the resort.  Amenities include laser tag, sports, playgrounds, heated pools, ponds, paths, trails and a dog park.  There’s even a Wellness Center and Health Spa.

    Who wouldn’t want a Caramelized Pear Body Polish after roughing it all day with the kids?

    Jellystone Park Camp-Resort, Luray, VA

    As their website says it’s the best of both worlds – camping with the comforts of home.  Located in the

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    scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, they offer a wide variety of cabins and cottages that sleep from 4 to 16 people.  Many options are ADA accessible and pet friendly.

    The 2600 square foot Ranger’s Retreat is perfect for family reunions.  Tent campsites and RV sites are also available.  Kids will enjoy the water slides, mini-golf, laser tag, outdoor movie theater, fishing pond, arcade, swimming pools and Yogi Bear’s Water Zone.

    KOA Campgrounds  (Throughout the USA and Canada)

    With hundreds of locations and over 4000 cabins in the United States and Canada, there is bound to be a KOA Campground near you or where you want to go.  They are known for offering a variety of camping options not limited to just log cabins.  Of course there are RV and tent sites, but consider an Airstream, teepee, caboose or yurt.  Different locations have different offerings but all KOA Campgrounds boast friendly service and exceptionally clean sites and facilities.  They even offer an app to help you plan the perfect summer vacation.

    San Diego Park System, California

    Relax in rustic comfort in San Diego where the weather is always perfect.  Pack up the family and plan a weekend in the wilderness. Several of San Diego County’s most scenic and popular parks offer cabin camping with the modern comforts. This is an exciting camping alternative that provides an idyllic setting nestled amongst acres of wilderness.

    Willow Point Resort, Buchanan Dam, Texas

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    Willow Point

    An hour west of Austin, Willow Point Resort offers cabins facing Lake Buchanan.  Their location is popular for family reunions, business retreats and weddings.

    Willow Point rents jet skis and pontoon boats for your enjoyment.


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