Pennsylvania June 13, 2016
You’ll Never Forget Your Stay In These 9 One Of A Kind Pennsylvania Cabins
Forgo the traditional hotel. Forget the chain names, at least just this once. Pennsylvania promises plenty of unique cabins that offer something for everyone. Whether you prefer the luxurious or the rustic, you’ll find it in Pennsylvania. In fact, you’ll never forget your stay in these nine one-of-a-kind Pennsylvania cabins.
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:
1. The Brown House, LaPorte
Wrap yourself in luxury at
The Brown House
in LaPorte, a spectacular cabin that sleeps up to 11 people and features three full bathrooms, a living room with a fireplace, a kitchen, and perhaps best of all, an indoor swimming pool, making swimming possible no matter what time of the year you visit. The Brown House is easily accessible to Worlds End State Park, Eaglerock Winery, and the main street of Laporte.
2. Black Bear Cabins, Cooksburg
Stay on the lookout because you just might see a black bear wandering by at
Black Bear Cabins
in Cooksburg. Choose from one of four cabins – one sleeps four and three sleep as many as six people – nestled in the PA Wilds. Black Bear Cabins is close to the Clarion River, Cook Forest, and Clear Creek State Park.
3. Forest Ridge Cabins, Marienville
Covered Bridge Cabin
, one of the Forest Ridge Cabins in Marienville, promises visitors an old-fashioned experience, complete with no running water in the cabin (although you'll be only a short walk from the shower house). You'll be staying in a converted covered bridge with heating, a refrigerator, and a microwave. Guests must bring their own toiletries and bedding. The Forest Ridge Cabins are near Cook Forest Fun Park, Allegheny National Forest, and Buzzard Swamp Bird Sanctuary.
4. Wapiti Wood Guest Cabins, Weedville
Join other nature lovers when you rent a cabin at
Wapiti Woods Guest Cabins
in Weedsville. Nestled in Elk Country, visitors will likely enjoy a spectacular wildlife show, seeing local wildlife including elk. Wapiti offers six cabins, labeled either romantic or family – with different amenities. Plenty of outdoor activities – biking, hiking, kayaking, and horse and buggy rides – are easily accessible from Weedville.
5. The Gruber Homestead Settlers Cabin, Robesonia
Spend your evenings relaxing on a rocking chair on the porch of
on the Gruber Homestead. Located in the heart of Dutch Country in Robesonia, Settlers Cabin promises the perfect romantic background for couples. The one-bedroom cabin has a queen bed, a kitchen, and a bathroom with a shower. While Wifi is available, you won't have a phone or a TV in the cabin. Gruber Homestead is close to the Blue Marsh Recreation Area and allows for daytripping to Lancaster.
6. Historic Log Cabin Inn, Donegal
Turn back time when you stay at the Historic Log Cabin Inn in Donegal. The quaint cabin, built in 1750, provides ideal accommodation for a family. Guests stay on the second floor of the inn while sharing a common living room and kitchen. Ascend the natural log staircase to the two bedrooms – the George Washington bedroom (with one queen bed) and the Mistress Room (with a full bed and a single bed). The
Historic Log Cabin Inn
is nearby such attractions as Living Treasures Wild Animal Park, Idlewild Park & SoakZone, and Fallingwater.
7. Spruce Run Hideaway, Lewisburg
Spruce Run Hideaway
, a picturesque cabin in Lewisburg, home for a few days, a few weeks, or even on a long-term basis when availability allows. (You must book two nights minimum per stay.) The two bedroom cabin with two queen beds sleeps up to nine and features such amenities as a fully equipped kitchen, a gas fireplace and a cathedral ceiling in the living room, and two bathrooms with showers. Enjoy an evening picnic, lit by the outside lanterns, on the gas grill or fire pit. Spruce Run Hideaway is within driving distance of numerous attractions, including Penn's Cave and Reptileland.
8. Alpine Loft, Morris
Indulge in spectacular views and country comfort at
in Morris. The two story loft cabin, which sleeps up to eight people, comes fully equipped with a queen size bed, a full sized bunk bed, a futon that opens into a bed, a washer and a dryer, a full kitchen, flat screen TVs, and balconies that overlook Ski Sawmill. Enjoy long quiet days or visit nearby attractions such as the Oregon Hill Winery or Leonard Harrison State Park.
9. Bear Swamp Cabin, Shickshinny
Enjoy simple living surrounded by nature and wildlife at
Bear Swamp Cabin
, which sits on the edge of State Game Lands 206 in Shickshinny. The secluded cabin comfortably sleeps four and features such amenities as a corner gas fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room, a jacuzzi tub, and a bedroom that doubles as a living room. Retreat outdoors to enjoy the fire pit, the gazebo, and or travel to nearby Ricketts Glen State Park, Harvey's Lake, and Morgan Hills Golf Course.
What other cabins would you add to the list of unforgettable places to stay? Let us know in the comments.