13 Cozy Cabins for Winter

by Casey Higgins | Posted: Dec 22, 2014 | Updated: Dec 13, 2016

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This winter, take a couple of nights away to regroup and reconnect with your significant other  or to spend quality time with a group of friends. A cabin is the perfect destination for solitude, romance, or a mini reunion, and here are 13 of them that may just fit the bill for your winter getaway.


Only minutes from the Shenandoah National Park entrance, Luray Caverns and a variety of other attractions, Shadow Mountain Escape is a great place for a romantic couples retreat.

Several to choose from.
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This comfortable cabin – Spring Creek Cabin – has fun amenities for the guys or older children and teenagers: pool and foosball tables! Spread everyone out all over the house, as the loft, basement and main floor have accommodations for up to 10 people. Other perks are the fire pit, hot tub, jetted tubs, and wi-fi. If it’s a mild winter day, you’ll find High Bridge State Park just a few miles away.

Sleeps 10 | Two Night Minimum | No Smoking | No Pets
From $175 per Night


Courter Moon Lodge. Courtesy Photo.


The Courter Moon Lodge in Woolwine is a great escape for a family or a few couples who are seeking a high-end, fully equipped cabin. A large master suite with soaking tub will have friends rock-paper-scissoring for dibs, but the sauna and hot tub will be a pretty sweet runner-up prizes. A gourmet kitchen awaits those who love to show off their culinary skills, and a fireplace is the perfect focal point for sipping wine and laughing over shared memories.

Sleeps Nine | Two Night Minimum | Pets Considered | No Smoking
From $350 per Night
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Cabin at Kincora— CABIN AT KINCORA | KESWICK —

The Cabin at Kincora is close to wineries and all of the activities of a college town, but removed enough that you have all of the serenity one could ask for. Two bedrooms with their own full baths are quite accommodating for a family or two couples. Enjoy the fireplace and modern amenities.

Sleeps Six | Two Night Minimum | Well-Behaved Dogs Welcome | No Smoking
From $199 per Night
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Feel like adventuring about this winter? Twenty-five acres are yours to roam at the new, well equipped, three bedroom Poe’s Mountain Lodge. This luxury rental cabin is spacious and includes a stone fireplace for your winter cuddling. Three bedrooms and two full baths welcome a family or friends. The kitchen is stocked with necessary equipment and all linens are provided.

Sleeps Six | Dogs Welcome
From $250 per Night
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Haven 20 at The Reserve at Fairy Stone


Haven is the perfect winter hideaway for a couple. This log cabin is located next to Fairy Stone State Park and includes a whirlpool tub and equipped kitchen.

Sleeps Two
From $75 per Night

Pilot's Perch Log Cabin— PILOT’S PERCH LOG CABIN | FANCY GAP —

Whoah, what a view at Pilot’s Perch Log Cabin! This cabin is perfect for a family or three couples. Highlights are the gas log fireplace, and the gas fire pit and hot tub on the covered lower level deck. You may not want to leave this cabin, or you’ll want to book it again for the fall foliage. The views truly are immense.

Sleeps Six | Two Night Minimum | Must Be 24 or Older to Rent
No Smoking | No Pets
From $200 per Night


Mountain Lake Lodge’s Winter Cabins are, well, perfect for winter retreats. Collectively, the nine cabins you have to choose from are called the Blueberry Ridge Mountain Homes. Each has a fireplace and vaulted ceilings. Pick your need – one to four bedrooms – and enjoy all of the comforts of the resort without being in the thick of it. A cool notation for couples vacationing in one cabin: each bedroom has its own private bath. Score!

Sleeps Two to Eight
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The Log Cabin— THE LOG CABIN | ONEMO —

Located on Winter Harbor along the Chesapeake Bay, The Log Cabin is  an option for a family to get away and enjoy a waterside winter reprieve. The cabin offers three full sized beds and a futon with one full bath. The kitchen is equipped and all linens are provided. This is a cool place for those who’d like to try their hand at crabbing from the dock.

Sleeps Eight | No Smoking | No Pets
From $800 per Week

A Buck's Peak Cabin— A BUCK’S PEAK CABIN | LURAY —

A Buck’s Peak Cabin is ADA accessible, happily accommodating members of your family or circle of friends who require additional considerations. Situated near the peak of Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive, the views are breathtaking. Four master bedrooms ensure equality among friends, and the list of unparalleled amenities is too long to list (see more).

Sleeps 10 | Two Night Minimum | No Smoking | Pets Welcome
Wounded Warriors Receive 25% Discount
From $190 per Night
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Absolute Perfect Escape Cabin 3— ABSOLUTE PERFECT ESCAPE CABIN 3 | LURAY —

Absolute Perfect Escape Cabin 3 sits on a hillside with great views of the valley below. This cabin was built to be comfortable for two to eight people, and it accommodates those numbers well, with the master suite on the main floor and two additional bedrooms upstairs.

Sleeps Eight | No Smoking | No Pets
From $250 per Night
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These aren’t the only cabins that would be perfect for a winter retreat. See our directory for more!



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Bruno says:

I Have a Log cabin in Catawba, VA near VT. Its on 50 acres and borders the national forest. 2 streams and a stocked pond only 1/4 mile off the Appalachian trail. I am considering renting it out. Please let me know a resource for rental similiar to the units listed. Thank you

Hi Bruno, you can apply for a virginia.org account, then create listings for properties. This is absolutely free! Go to the bottom of Virginia.org, then click on the link that says “Add/Update Listings”. You’ll be able to apply for the account there and then once you have been approved, you can go into your account and add any listings. Thanks!

Sara Hampton says:

Looks goof!

Jen Ford says:

And the wonder cabins Westmoreland State Park outside of Montross, VA. I just spent 4 nights there and it was perfect!

My name is Mimi Paixão and I own Rebel’s Run @ afton mountain in Afton, Virginia. My farm is located at the base of Afton Mountain.
I have beautiful horses and give trail rides to Afton Mountain Vineyard throughout the year and winter. My “Snow Rides” are very popular!
If you’d like to see our beautiful valley on the back of a beautiful horse and take a trail ride to vineyard, please reach out me.
You can check us out on…
Facebook. Rebel’s Run at afton mountain
My website. rebelsrunaftonmountain.com
Instagram. afton cowgirl
And Yelp!
Or just call me! (703) 623-5243
I hope to hear from some of you soon!

Bill & Sandra Lilly says:

I own Cabin by the Creek. It was listed on your website.

The Cabins at Rose River Farm http://www.roseriverfarm.com/accommodations.html have a special ongoing right now, and they are cool Yurts just outside of Charlottesville.

I highly recommend them!

If you stay with us at The Claiborne House B&B, Rocky Mount Va in the Month of Love – February 2016 – we have a “Buy one night get the second night free” – and we have “The Love Shack” where Love Birds go to nest! http://www.claibornehouse.net/amenities/special-packages

Stephanie Chairez says:

where was the picture taken on this page where people are swimming and there is snow?

Casey Higgins says:

Hi Stephanie, That photo is the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia.

Douglas says:

Another great cabin choice is The Cabins at Rose River Farm http://www.roseriverfarm.com/accommodations.html

Abraham says:

Can we have a place for 10 families..Atleast with 5 rooms ..??

Casey Higgins says:

YES! Please see the Absolute Perfect Escape cabins mentioned here – http://blog.virginia.org/2014/11/thanksgiving-getaway/ – they’re huge and perfect for a large gathering.

Darling Burrus says:

Im very Instetested