Autumn has arrived in Arkansas and some of our more fortunate locals have saved up a little vacation time exactly for this part of the season! What better way to welcome the fall than to rent a cabin for a weekend retreat and get away from it all for a few days – just you and the beauty of nature around you? These Arkansas cabins are perfect for a few days of relaxing as autumn settles in all around the Natural State.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
20. Bar-J Guest Ranch
This El Dorado ranch is especially kid-friendly with cabin rates that are available for up to four people. Bar-J wranglers give families a real ranch hand experience and a chance to get away from the city and back to good old country life for a little while.
19. Bear Creek Log Cabins
Bear Creek Log Cabins in St. Joe features three fully equipped cabins (two of which sleep up to 12 and the other up to six). All of the cabins have screened back porches, stone fireplaces, complete kitchens, and satellite TV. Activities offered for visitors include hunting for arrowheads, swimming, fishing, hunting, and four-wheeling.
18. Blue Lady Resort
The Blue Lady Resort in Gamaliel has fully equipped deluxe cabins with a patio, entertainment and kitchen amenities, and outdoor grills. The resort features privately lit docks for fishing and swimming as well as guided fishing trips and boat rentals.
17. Stetson's Resort
Stetson's Resort in Flippin features log cabins that have up to five bedrooms with four baths. Each cabin has a great room with wood burning fireplace as well as a fully equipped kitchen. Visitors can enjoy guided fishing trips and boat rentals as well.
16. Bean Creek Cabins
This Caddo Gap location features three historic cabins with modern conveniences and amenities. The Big Cabin is the David Basinger Cabin, established circa 1850, and the two smaller cabins date from around 1900. The cabins have front porches with rocking chairs that overlook the Ouachitas.
15. Calico Bluff Cabins
Located in Calico Rock, these fully-equipped cabins have sleeping accommodations for up to 20 people. Calico Bluff Cabins feature screened porches, fireplaces, wrap-around decks, and charcoal grills. The location offers full fishing guide services along with kayak rental as well as boat and motor rental.
14. Big Piney Cabin Rentals
Big Piney Cabin Rentals in Dover has fully furnished one bedroom, one bath lodging available with a large loft. Satellite television, electric fireplace, a jacuzzi, and a large front park and deck are available as well as an outdoor fire pit.
13. Silver Ridge Resort
This Eureka Springs resort has fully equipped luxury log cabins with stone fireplaces and king or queen-sized beds. The cabins also feature jacuzzi spas for two - enjoy a romantic weekend here with your sweetheart!
12. Indian Creek Cabin
Indian Creek Cabin in Dover is a secluded log-sided cabin less than one mile away from the Helton's Farm put-in on Big Piney Creek. Indian Creek Cabin is on private land within the Ozark National Forest. The cabin has a jacuzzi in the bedroom, a rock fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, and a wrap-around porch with 16-foot deck on front. Canoe, raft, and kayak rental as well as shuttle service are available.
11. Caddo River Camping
Caddo River Camping in Glenwood has two fully equipped, handcrafted cabins on the banks of the Caddo River. The cabins have fully equipped kitchens, DVD players, stereos, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. The cabins are located one mile from the Glenwood Country Club and near Lake Greeson, and the Crater of Diamonds State Park.
10. Cove Creek Cabin
This log structure in Compton has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a porch with a gorgeous view, and sleeps up to six; the cabin also has a dining room, living room, and complete kitchen. HD satellite television modernizes the cabin while a cast iron wood stove will take visitors back to an old-world state of mind during their stay.
9. Rockin' Z Ranch
Located at 92 Country Road in Alpena, Rockin' Z Ranch has five furnished two-story log cabins available. Each cabin sleeps up to six, has a full kitchen, covered porches, and a woodstove. Visitors have a diverse list of activities in which to participate, such as horseback riding, hiking, fishing, hayrides, canoeing, and swimming.
8. Rocky Hills Cabins
Located close to the Buffalo National River, Rocky Hills Cabins in Deer has fully equipped, two bedroom, one bath lodging available that sleeps up to four people; a charcoal grill and hot tub are on the back deck.
7. Country Charm Log Cabins
These cabins in Bismarck feature five luxury log cabins on 40 wooded acres that have amenities that fit couples, groups, and families. Each cabin is equipped with indoor whirlpool tubs, satellite TV, full kitchens, charcoal grill, hammocks, and private outdoor hot tubs. Sustainable practices include non-toxic treatment on logs, the use of environmentally friendly cleaners, and centipede grass serving as a natural weed retardant.
6. Fort Rock Family Camp
This family camp in Combs is an 1800s-style fort and Old West town; in addition to cabin rentals the camp offers family camp weekends, a variety of retreats, horseback riding, archery, rifle ranges, and Fort Rock features Arkansas's longest zip line (at 1,050 feet in length).
5. Blue Clouds Resort
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Located in Edgemont, Blue Clouds Resort features three fully equipped cabins on beautiful Greers Ferry Lake. The resort also has a covered pavilion, a goldfish pond, and many activities available for visitors to enjoy.
4. Bear Mountain Cabins
Bear Mountain Cabins in Eureka Springs features two luxury log homes with jacuzzis, kitchens, fireplaces, and electronic amenities. Each room here has a deck/patio, a barbeque grill, rocking chairs, and porch swings.
3. Bar Fifty Guest Ranch
This Bismarck guest ranch features not only cedar log cabins with fireplaces, covered back porches, and whirlpool tubs but also guided short and lengthy horseback rides are also available to visitors.
2. Rainbow Drive Resort
Rainbow Drive Resort in Cotter features river-view cabins, cottages and lodges that accommodate groups up to 80 people. Each unit includes a screened porch, a dining area, and a sleeping area; most cabins have fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs as well. Free satellite TV, WiFi, and grills are also available for visitors.
1. Bonnybrooke Farm
Located atop beautiful Misty Mountain, this award-winning Eureka Springs location has glass front cabins with romantic porch swings, a stunning mountaintop view, and a waterfall jacuzzi.
Take a weekend vacation to one of these Arkansas cabins and get away from the city’s hustle and bustle for a small spell! Now that summer’s officially over and the crowds have made their way back to school and regular life, spend some time away while the weather’s still good and enjoy some nature in the Natural State!