Fall is in the air. You can smell the burning logs, feel the cooler air and see the beautiful fall colors dangling from the trees. It’s the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors and the rustic comforts of home. These cozy cabins in Wyoming are the ticket to the ultimate fall getaway.
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1. Old Mill Cabins
What a beautiful place to stay in the fall. The cabins are framed with beautiful fall colors with majestic mountain views. The meandering creek that flows along by the front of the cabins just adds to the serenity of your stay. Inside, the cabin décor creates a warm and cozy vibe. Old Mill Cabins are located at 3497 Dry Creek Road in Afton.
2. Cottonwood Cabins
The Cottonwood Cabins provide a colorful escape during the fall months. They consist of 3 different types of cozy cabins that are nestled along the upper Platte River Valley at the foot of the Sierra Madre Mountains. While transitioning into fall, you can enjoy the blue ribbon trout streams, river rafting, trail rides, birdwatching, hunting and hiking. Cottonwood Cabins are located at 411 First Street in Riverside, Wyoming.
3. Elk Mountain Cabins
After a day of hiking, bird watching, fishing, kayaking and canoeing along the Medicine Bow River and Medicine Bow National Forest, you can come back and relax in your very own cozy cabin. Enjoy a fall evening cooking out on the patio before settling in for the night. Elk Mountain Cabins are located at 107 Main Street in Elk Mountain.
4. Cabin Creek Inn
There are 19 cabins at Cabin Creek Inn that are uniquely decorated, designed and furnished. You can enjoy the outdoors by day and take the chill off the air by snuggling up by the fireplace in the evening. Cabin Creek Inn is located at 211 S. Main Street in Thayne.
5. Big Diamond Ranch
These cabins sit on top of the hill with unobstructed views of the valley, the mountain range and Wind River. Located west of Dubois, you can spend your fall days fly fishing or hiking, 4- wheeling, and horseback riding in the Shoshone National Forest. Regardless, be sure to breathe in that fresh air, relax and "fall" into that magical season of the year. Big Diamond Ranch is located at 4209 US 26 in Dubois.
6. Medicine Bow Lodge
You won't be disappointed with the fall foliage in the Beautiful Snowy Range of the Rocky Mountains. To make the most out of this fall trip, stay at Medicine Bow Lodge which is situated in the Medicine Bow National Forest. Medicine Bow Lodge is located at Star Route 8A in Saratoga.
7. Snowy Mountain Lodge
Snowy Mountain Lodge is a great way to commune with nature while enjoying the comforts of home. Stay in either a large duplex cabin or a large individual cabin. Either way, the interior provides a warm and cozy atmosphere. Snowy Mountain Lodge is located at 3474 HWY 130 in Centennial.
8. Louis Lake Lodge
Louis Lake Lodge is an affordable fall family adventure. Cabins include 5 historic rustic log cabins, 2 modern family log cabins and 1 secluded deluxe log cabin. Louis Lake Lodge is located in the Shoshone National Forest on Louis Lake near Lander. The physical address is 1811 Louis Lake Road in Lander.
9. Absaroka Mountain Lodge
Absaroka Mountain Lodge offers east Yellowstone lodging and cabin rentals. Outdoor fall activities include fly fishing and horseback riding. End the day by settling into one of their 15 quaint and family-friendly cabins. Absaroka Mountain Lodge is located at 1231 Northfork Highway in Cody.
10. Wagon Box Inn
Enjoy some time away in one of their private cabins. The 4 cabins are nestled among the pines in Story, Wyoming. Wagon Box Inn and Cabins are located at 103 N. Piney Road. Steal away for the weekend and enjoy this fall escape.
11. Moulton Ranch Cabins
Moulton Ranch Cabins are situated along the Mormon Row Historic District. There are 5 secluded cabins that are nestled at the foot of Blacktail Butte with majestic views of the Teton Mountains. Moulton Ranch Cabins are located at 202 Mormon Row Road in Kelly.
12. Budges' Slide Lake Cabins
Jackson Hole is a magical place to be in the fall. Budges' Slide Lake Cabins are situated along the shore of the lake in Jackson Hole Valley. The cozy cabins have large picture windows that offer a beautifully framed fall view. Budges' Slide Lake Cabins are located in Kelly, Wyoming.
13. Colter Bay Cabins
Fall is the prime season to spend some time in Grand Teton National Park. The cabins at Colter Bay are nestled in among the beautiful fall foliage. Escape to the woods during this magical time of year. The cabins are located along 101 Jackson Lake Lodge Road in Moran.