Looking to get away from the hustle and bustle and get back into nature for a while? Try a weekend (or longer) away at these cabins in West Virginia! Here are 14 different cabin options for you in the Mountain State.
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1. Country Roads Cabins in Hico
These secluded 1- to 4-bedroom cabins are located in the New River Gorge area, according to their Facebook page. Nearby activities include whitewater rafting, hiking, biking and ziplining. For more information see http://wvcabins.com.
2. Berkeley Springs Cottage Rentals
You can get 1- to 5-bedroom vacation homes at this Berkeley Springs business. Amenities include a sauna, hot tub or jacuzzi, river access and fireplaces. For more information, see http://www.berkeleyspringscottagerentals.com.
3. Mountain Creek Cabins
This business offers adorable cabins at both Canaan Valley and Coopers Rock. Prices are from $179 per night and up. For more information, see http://mountaincreekcabins.com.
4. Harman's Luxury Log Cabins
If you’re looking for a little luxury while you’re in the woods, look no further than Harman’s Luxury Log Cabins in (no joke) Cabins, W.Va. Amenities in these cabins include a loft, a fireplace, a flat screen TV, and a hot tub. For more information see http://www.wvlogcabins.com.
5. Glady Fork Cabins
These Bowden, W.Va. cabins got positive reviews from visitors. One reviewer said "These are very, very, very nice and maintained cabins.” They also have nice hot tubs, according to the reviewer. Bowden is located in Randolph County.
6. Mountaintop Realty and Rentals
These Canaan Valley cabins range from rustic to luxury and are located throughout Tucker County. They are located within close distance to several activities including snow shoeing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting and fishing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, and golfing, according to its website. For more information, see http://www.mountaintoprentals.net.
7. Yokum's Vacationland
All the cabins come with fully equipped kitchens, fireplaces, linens and cable television. New cabins come with outdoor hot tubs. For more information, see http://www.yokum.com/cabins.htm.
8. Cheat River Lodge and Riverside Cabins in Elkins
These cabins are located along the Cheat River in Elkins. It’s close to several activities including hiking, birding, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, swimming, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, native & stocked fishing, and hunting, rock climbing, spelunking and horseback riding, according to their website.
9. Dogwood Luxury Cabin Rentals in Fayetteville
Amenities available at this New River Gorge-area cabins include tv with Cable, high speed internet, a screened porch with hot tub, central air and heat, outdoor fire pit, fireplace and others.
10. Cabins at Pine Haven
Each cabin at this Beckley-area business are named after local attractions. They come equipped with a full kitchen, fireplace, private hot tubs, internet and air conditioning. For more information see http://vacationcabinswv.com/cabins/.
11. Appalachian Cabins
This business in the Seneca Rocks area offers family cabins, honeymoon cabins, a log home and motel. Each cabin comes with a wood-burning fireplace. See http://www.appalachian-cabins.com for more information
12. Opossum Creek Retreat Cabins
Located in Lansing, the New River Gorge area, Opossum Creek Retreat Cabin Rentals offers a secluded spot to relax. Amenties available include a hot tub, fireplace, front porches and other. For more information, see http://www.opossumcreek.com.
13. German Valley Overlook Cabins
Look at that view! These cabins overlook Spruce Knob, Dolly Sods and the eastern slopes of the Allegheny mountains. They are located at the overlook on North Mountain in Pendleton County. Amenities available include satellite TV with DVD/Blueray, picnic tables, fire pit and grill, and fireplaces. For more information see http://www.germanyvalleycabins.com.
14. 17 of West Virginia's state parks
You can also stay in a cabin at many of the state's parks.
Seventeen of the state’s parks offer cabins, cottages or bungalows for rent. They include: Babcock State Park, Beech Pork, Blackwater, Bluestone, Cabwaylingo, Cacapon Resort, Cass Railroad, Greenbrier State Forest, Holly River, Kumbrabow State Forest, Lost River, North Bend, Pipestem Resort, Seneca State Forest, Twin Falls Resorts, Tygart Lake and Watogo.
Pictured is a cabin in Cacapon Resort State Park
Have you stayed at any of these cabins? If so, which ones and what did you think? Let me know in the comments!