13 Of Airbnb’s Coziest Cabins To Book Now For Fall

Amanda Randone
·7 mins read

As lockdowns ease, are re-instated, and then ease up again, there's a lot of uncertainty floating around. But, as many offices extend remote employment plans and universities announce virtual classes through the remainder of 2020, it does seem certain that we'll be spending more time at home this fall. Which begs the question: why not do so from the comforts of a cozy cabin?

If you're in need of a change of scenery after who-even-knows-how-many days spent in quarantine, then try some quainter quarters with open nature access to help remedy those life-on-lockdown blues. Since we're not the first to come up with the idea of an extended escape (and we certainly won't be the last), you'll want to start planning your autumn stay away in advance. To help: We lined up 13 of Airbnb's most beautiful cabin rentals available starting in September, so you can beat the telecommuting crowd and book your work-from-forest retreat.

Ahead, find everything from spacious loft-like setups just right for solo getaways to larger properties that can accommodate a fuller quarantine crew.

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<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/20993691" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Catskill Village House - The Loft" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Catskill Village House - The Loft</a></h3><br>"Perfect for a couple or solo traveler, The Loft is an easy and open space that evokes the playfulness and creativity of a treehouse. A cathedral ceiling, light-filled dormer, original art, and custom accents inspire the imagination. Located on the 3rd floor, the room includes a kitchenette and dining area with a private bathroom and shower located at the base of the stairs."<br><br><strong>Location: </strong>Catskill, New York<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>2<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$90<br><strong>Price Per Month: </strong>$1,323<br><span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.</span>

Catskill Village House - The Loft


"Perfect for a couple or solo traveler, The Loft is an easy and open space that evokes the playfulness and creativity of a treehouse. A cathedral ceiling, light-filled dormer, original art, and custom accents inspire the imagination. Located on the 3rd floor, the room includes a kitchenette and dining area with a private bathroom and shower located at the base of the stairs."

Location: Catskill, New York
Sleeps: 2
Price Per Night: $90
Price Per Month: $1,323
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<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/43383111" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Lake Hopatcong Getaway Cabin" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Lake Hopatcong Getaway Cabin</a></h3><br>"The house is simple, open, and cozy. Enjoy coffee on the porch or the patio, a warm fire in the fire pit, or relax in the living room with exposed ceilings."<br><br><strong>Location: </strong>Jefferson, New Jersey<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>4<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$68<br><strong>Price Per Month: </strong>$2,158<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/43383111" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><br></a></h3><span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.</span>

Lake Hopatcong Getaway Cabin


"The house is simple, open, and cozy. Enjoy coffee on the porch or the patio, a warm fire in the fire pit, or relax in the living room with exposed ceilings."

Location: Jefferson, New Jersey
Sleeps: 4
Price Per Night: $68
Price Per Month: $2,158


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<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/7452513" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Black Haus: A Hip, Cool House Hidden In A Forest" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Black Haus: A Hip, Cool House Hidden In A Forest</a></h3><br>"You’ll love our place because of the high ceilings, the rural location, the coziness, and its sense of place in nature. Our place is great for couples and solo adventurers who enjoy their privacy, who want to get away from it all but be close enough to a more 'country-urban' vibe. There is a deck for sunning, quite a large front and backyard, a great kitchen for meals at home, and a forest to explore and miles of trails to mountain bike or hike."<br><br><strong>Location: </strong>Rochester, Vermont<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>2<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$135<br><strong>Price Per Month: </strong>$3,915<br>

Black Haus: A Hip, Cool House Hidden In A Forest


"You’ll love our place because of the high ceilings, the rural location, the coziness, and its sense of place in nature. Our place is great for couples and solo adventurers who enjoy their privacy, who want to get away from it all but be close enough to a more 'country-urban' vibe. There is a deck for sunning, quite a large front and backyard, a great kitchen for meals at home, and a forest to explore and miles of trails to mountain bike or hike."

Location: Rochester, Vermont
Sleeps: 2
Price Per Night: $135
Price Per Month: $3,915
<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/20154531" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ojai Outpost Cabin" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Ojai Outpost Cabin</a></h3><br>"This redwood cabin is the perfect hideaway located in exclusive Ojai, California. Tucked down a private drive near the beautiful Ojai Meadows Preserve in the heart of Meiners Oaks Neighborhood (a hipster/hippie enclave)." <br><br><strong>Location: </strong>Ojai, California<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>3<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$95<br><strong>Price Per Month: </strong>$2,280<span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.</span>

Ojai Outpost Cabin


"This redwood cabin is the perfect hideaway located in exclusive Ojai, California. Tucked down a private drive near the beautiful Ojai Meadows Preserve in the heart of Meiners Oaks Neighborhood (a hipster/hippie enclave)."

Location: Ojai, California
Sleeps: 3
Price Per Night: $95
Price Per Month: $2,280Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.
<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/26996298" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:High Pines And Sacred Garden" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">High Pines And Sacred Garden</a></h3><br>"Explore and roam thousands of acres, with a stunning hand-crafted off-the-grid log cabin as your home base. The two-story authentic log cabin sits partway up a mountain with updrafts, sunsets, and winds coming in at times... Artisan features include a burl banister and stairs, birds-eye trim, log-supported windows in gable, inlaid walnut-hardwood floors, birds-eye kitchen, McCormick rails & porch, and stained glass."<br><br><strong>Location: </strong>Big Bay, Michigan<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>8<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$175<br><strong>Price Per Month: </strong>$3,807

High Pines And Sacred Garden


"Explore and roam thousands of acres, with a stunning hand-crafted off-the-grid log cabin as your home base. The two-story authentic log cabin sits partway up a mountain with updrafts, sunsets, and winds coming in at times... Artisan features include a burl banister and stairs, birds-eye trim, log-supported windows in gable, inlaid walnut-hardwood floors, birds-eye kitchen, McCormick rails & porch, and stained glass."

Location: Big Bay, Michigan
Sleeps: 8
Price Per Night: $175
Price Per Month: $3,807
<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/4587394" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Urbane Retreat Cabin In Asheville" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Urbane Retreat Cabin In Asheville</a></h3><br>"We welcome you with a tradition of Southern hospitality, modern conveniences, and an unmatched setting amidst the beauty of Asheville. This urbane retreat where city folks could tap into their inner adventurer."<br><br><strong>Location: </strong>Asheville, North Carolina<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>2<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$72<br><strong>Price Per Month: </strong>$2,162<br><span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.</span>

Urbane Retreat Cabin In Asheville


"We welcome you with a tradition of Southern hospitality, modern conveniences, and an unmatched setting amidst the beauty of Asheville. This urbane retreat where city folks could tap into their inner adventurer."

Location: Asheville, North Carolina
Sleeps: 2
Price Per Night: $72
Price Per Month: $2,162
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<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/41065331" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sky River Cabin" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Sky River Cabin</a></h3><br>"Welcome to the Sky River Cabin. Our modern riverfront cabin in Skykomish has super high ceilings with tons of natural sunlight. It’s outfitted with luxury furnishings - 3 queen beds with memory foam toppers, leather sectional couch, full dining table, Smart TV, and more. Only about 15 minutes from Stevens Pass and just seconds to the great local restaurants in the historic town of Skykomish."<br><br><strong>Location: </strong>Skykomish, Washington<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>6<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$1175<br><strong>Price Per Month: </strong>$3,654<span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.</span>

Sky River Cabin


"Welcome to the Sky River Cabin. Our modern riverfront cabin in Skykomish has super high ceilings with tons of natural sunlight. It’s outfitted with luxury furnishings - 3 queen beds with memory foam toppers, leather sectional couch, full dining table, Smart TV, and more. Only about 15 minutes from Stevens Pass and just seconds to the great local restaurants in the historic town of Skykomish."

Location: Skykomish, Washington
Sleeps: 6
Price Per Night: $1175
Price Per Month: $3,654Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.
<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/25902697" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Hobie's Landing Blissful Lakeside Cottage" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Hobie's Landing Blissful Lakeside Cottage</a> </h3><br>"This 645 square foot cabin is adorable and so comfortable. I can never decide which seat to curl up on. You feel on top of the water from inside and completely connected to the lake and surrounding hills. The cabin was built in the '40s and has a retro and modern feel. Swim off the dock in shallow, clear water. [There are also] tons of good restaurants in Meredith and nearby towns."<br><br><strong>Location: </strong>New Hampton, New Hampshire<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>4<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$153<br><strong>Price Per Month: </strong>$2,250<h3><br></h3><br><span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.</span>

Hobie's Landing Blissful Lakeside Cottage


"This 645 square foot cabin is adorable and so comfortable. I can never decide which seat to curl up on. You feel on top of the water from inside and completely connected to the lake and surrounding hills. The cabin was built in the '40s and has a retro and modern feel. Swim off the dock in shallow, clear water. [There are also] tons of good restaurants in Meredith and nearby towns."

Location: New Hampton, New Hampshire
Sleeps: 4
Price Per Night: $153
Price Per Month: $2,250



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<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/17732038" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Rancho Relaxo - A Beautiful Mountain A-Frame" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Rancho Relaxo - A Beautiful Mountain A-Frame</a></h3><br>"Rancho Relaxo is a thoughtfully designed and bespoke built A-frame with an open floor plan on the edge of the Mt. Hood National Forest. It is the perfect getaway for groups of friends, couples looking to spend a romantic weekend in the woods, those seeking some solitude, skiers, outdoor enthusiasts, artists, and families."<br><br><strong>Location: </strong>Rhododendron, Oregon<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>4<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$165<br><strong>Price Per Week*: </strong>$1,130<br><br><em>*This listing does not currently have availability for a month-long booking</em>.<span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.</span>

Rancho Relaxo - A Beautiful Mountain A-Frame


"Rancho Relaxo is a thoughtfully designed and bespoke built A-frame with an open floor plan on the edge of the Mt. Hood National Forest. It is the perfect getaway for groups of friends, couples looking to spend a romantic weekend in the woods, those seeking some solitude, skiers, outdoor enthusiasts, artists, and families."

Location: Rhododendron, Oregon
Sleeps: 4
Price Per Night: $165
Price Per Week*: $1,130

*This listing does not currently have availability for a month-long booking.Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.
<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/7132914" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cozy Rustic Cabin On 4 Private Acres" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Cozy Rustic Cabin On 4 Private Acres</a></h3><br>"The Red House is surrounded by acres of beautiful forest and is close to 12 conservation areas with hiking trails. Minutes to antiquing, Kripalu Yoga Center, Norman Rockwell Museum, The Mount, Tanglewood, skiing, Shakespeare & Co. You’ll love my place because of peace, quiet and seclusion. The Red House is good for couples, solo adventurers, and families. Relax by the woodstove, in the sunroom, or explore nearby Spencertown, Chatham, or West Stockbridge. Many ski slopes nearby & a small lake!"<br><br><strong>Location: </strong>Chatham, New York<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>7<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$149<br><strong>Price Per Month: </strong>$2,705<span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.</span>

Cozy Rustic Cabin On 4 Private Acres


"The Red House is surrounded by acres of beautiful forest and is close to 12 conservation areas with hiking trails. Minutes to antiquing, Kripalu Yoga Center, Norman Rockwell Museum, The Mount, Tanglewood, skiing, Shakespeare & Co. You’ll love my place because of peace, quiet and seclusion. The Red House is good for couples, solo adventurers, and families. Relax by the woodstove, in the sunroom, or explore nearby Spencertown, Chatham, or West Stockbridge. Many ski slopes nearby & a small lake!"

Location: Chatham, New York
Sleeps: 7
Price Per Night: $149
Price Per Month: $2,705Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.
<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1624717" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Rose of Sharon Cottage on Serene Ecological Farm" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Rose of Sharon Cottage on Serene Ecological Farm</a></h3><br>"The Rose of Sharon tiny house/cottage is tucked into a grove of hemlock pine situated on a quiet wildlife pond. Peaceful, cozy, off-the-beaten-path accommodations, surrounded by protected woodland and a unique, forested location yet only a 5-minute drive from the interstate."<br><br><strong>Location: </strong>Sharon, Vermont<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>2<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$203<br><strong>Price Per Month: </strong>$6,071<br><br><span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.</span>

Rose of Sharon Cottage on Serene Ecological Farm


"The Rose of Sharon tiny house/cottage is tucked into a grove of hemlock pine situated on a quiet wildlife pond. Peaceful, cozy, off-the-beaten-path accommodations, surrounded by protected woodland and a unique, forested location yet only a 5-minute drive from the interstate."

Location: Sharon, Vermont
Sleeps: 2
Price Per Night: $203
Price Per Month: $6,071

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<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/581434" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Lost River Cabin" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Lost River Cabin</a></h3><br>"We have a two-bedroom, one-bath cabin in the heart of the George Washington National Forest in Lost River, WV. We're roughly 115 miles outside of Washington, DC. Note that our family has been staying in Unit B (next door) so we will be next door during your stay. This allows for social distancing as all communication is via text."<br><br><strong>Location: </strong>Lost River, West Virginia<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>4<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$195<br><strong>Price Per Month: </strong>$3,393<br><span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.</span>

Lost River Cabin


"We have a two-bedroom, one-bath cabin in the heart of the George Washington National Forest in Lost River, WV. We're roughly 115 miles outside of Washington, DC. Note that our family has been staying in Unit B (next door) so we will be next door during your stay. This allows for social distancing as all communication is via text."

Location: Lost River, West Virginia
Sleeps: 4
Price Per Night: $195
Price Per Month: $3,393
Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.
<h3><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/33747987/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Farmhouse 4 - King Cottage Downtown Gatlinburg" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Farmhouse 4 - King Cottage Downtown Gatlinburg</a></h3><br>"Cottages at Roaring Fork in Downtown Gatlinburg! Newly renovated cottages close to the famous Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and the action in [downtown]! Each of our adorable rooms in the Farmhouse has similar updated and modern farmhouse décor." <br><br><strong>Location: </strong>Gatlinburg, Tennessee<br><strong>Sleeps: </strong>2<br><strong>Price Per Night: </strong>$97<br><strong>Price Per Month: </strong>$2,353<span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.</span>

Farmhouse 4 - King Cottage Downtown Gatlinburg


"Cottages at Roaring Fork in Downtown Gatlinburg! Newly renovated cottages close to the famous Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and the action in [downtown]! Each of our adorable rooms in the Farmhouse has similar updated and modern farmhouse décor."

Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Sleeps: 2
Price Per Night: $97
Price Per Month: $2,353Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb.

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Just make sure you’re doing it on a towel or a rock to avoid getting sand in places.  Try temperature play When the weather is warm, there’s no better time to try incorporating temperature play into the bedroom, a practice Luna Matatas, sex and pleasure educator, previously described in detail to Refinery29. “I love using the ice cube on their body first,” Matatas says. “Dragging a cube from their lips, down their chin, across their chest, down their belly, and then picking it up with my mouth and making a show of me swirling it in my mouth, and then allowing drops of ice to dribble onto their genitals from my mouth… By time the ice cube has melted, you’ve got a cold tongue to use on their genitals.” Invent a new position Put your own spin on the classic 69, the octopus, anal, or the cradle — you’ll love trying something out of the box with your boo.  Rooftop sex Hook up with your SO on a patio chair on an empty rooftop, and enjoy those ~views~ while getting off.  Dip a toe into BDSM and kink “BDSM and role play has been becoming more popular during the pandemic because people are wanting something different when the days are so monotonous,” Melamed says. “This can add variety.” A good place to start if you’re new to the practice is trying out bondage, nipple clamps, or spanking. If you’re already into the scene, try something more vanilla to mix things up, Melamed suggests.  Incorporate food National Creamsicle Day is happening on the 14th, so you can combine temperature play by teasing your lover with the delicious treat. You can also try something like the fabled whipped cream bikini (just don’t get any in your actual vagina to avoid yeast infections). Feed each other strawberries, and ask your partner to lick some Manuka honey or chocolate sauce off your nipples.  Have sex while watching Hamilton Streaming Hamilton is the most summer 2020 activity, now that the acclaimed musical is finally on Disney+. But it’s long, so you might as well get busy whilst rewatching. For the record, “My Shot” has a great tempo for humping and pumping. Or you can use the intermission to go grab a vibrator to incorporate into your second act sex acts. Like what you see? 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  • Save BIG On Your Next Sephora Beauty Haul

    Sadly, the end of summer is approaching. But, on the bright side, you know what they say about when one door closes? An end-of-season sale opens — and Sephora just kicked one off today. From August 14 through August 23, savvy beauty shoppers can shave $15 off orders of $75 or $20 off orders of $100 using promo code WELCOMEBACK at checkout. If you’ve been slowly racking up the products in your virtual Sephora cart throughout the summer, then now’s the time to score your haul with a bonus discount. (Hot tip: get the group chat together and compile all your beauty faves in one bulk order so everyone can save big.)DashDividers_1_500x100The deal is eligible on almost everything on Sephora with a just few product exclusions to take note of: the promo code is limited to the purchase of just one Dyson item (make it count) and five Morphe items per transaction; it’s not valid on products from MAC, The Ordinary, Nudestix’s hand sanitizer and gift cards; you need to be a member of Sephora’s Beauty Insider community to be eligible for the promo — if you haven’t joined yet (it’s free!), then this sale is reason enough to get signed up.DashDividers_1_500x100As for what we’re springing for during the sale? Everything from OG skin-care classics like Ole Henriksen’s vitamin C serum to newer makeup MVPs like Tower 28 Beauty’s illuminating bronzer, Fresh’s cult-favorite soy makeup-removing face wash, and even a stay-all-day liquid eyeliner by Stila (you know, to creating that perfect feline flick for smizing from behind our masks with). Shout out your go-to Sephora beauty gets in the comments below!DashDividers_1_500x100At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?