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Cabin Season In The Pacific Northwest

Cabin Season has officially arrived in the Pacific Northwest. The days are getting noticeably shorter, the air more crisp, and the Larches have already started to turn gold. But the changing of the seasons doesn’t mean your adventures have to stop!

One of the best ways to enjoy the soaring vistas and epic landscapes of the Pacific Northwest is from the comfort of your own cozy cabin. In the spirit of year-round fun, I’m sharing my favorite unique Pacific Northwest cabins that you can rent!

These cabins are destinations in and of themselves. In fact, once you arrive, there’s a good chance you won’t want to leave!

But not to worry, if cabin fever does set it, these cabins make for great home bases in some of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular outdoor adventure hubs. Spend a day out on the trails, up in the mountains, or out on the river, and then return for a night of snuggling up by the fireplace or soaking in a cedar-planked hot tub.

Enjoying the view our the picture window at Getaway House Portland.
With no service and no Wifi, The Getaway House outside of Portland is the perfect place to disconnect from it all for a few days!

Questions To Ask Before You Rent A Cabin In The Pacific Northwest

With a universe of trees, mountains, rivers, waterfalls, wildlife, and seafronts to discover, the Pacific Northwest cries out for cabin getaways, and there’s certainly no shortage of options. From minimalist huts to luxury treehouses and homes with all the modern amenities, there’s a cabin for everyone.

Whenever I look for unique cabins in the Pacific Northwest to rent, there are a few main factors I look into. The most obvious being, where do I want to go? How many people does the property sleep? Is there a minimum number of nights required for booking? How much is the cleaning deposit (specifically for Airbnb)?

There are also some less obvious features that I have learned to look for over time that may not occur to you right off the bat. For instance, sometimes the number of people that a cabin technically sleeps can be a bit deceiving. It’s not uncommon for properties to include couch space or cots in their sleeping capacity. That’s not necessarily a big deal, but it’s something to be aware of.

Other features that some of these unique Pacific Northwest cabins may not have include:

  • In-Suite Bathroom
  • Wifi
  • ADA Accessibility
  • Full Kitchen
  • TV
  • Pet Approved

The lack of these features is often part of the charm and adds to the cozy cabin vibes! Nonetheless, I’ve tried to include any unusual quarks that you might want to know about with each property.

However everyone’s needs and expectations are different, so it’s important to do your own research as well. You definitely want to do more than just look at pretty photos. As tempting as that can be!

My Favorite Cozy Pacific Northwest Cabins to Rent

The Pacific Northwest is home to me, and I’ve had the opportunity to stay in some amazing cabins during my time here. This is a list of my favorites so far.

It was important to me to only include cabins in Washington State and Oregon (and one in British Columbia) that I have actually stayed at. With that being said, I look forward to expanding this list as I stay at more of the best cabins in the Pacific Northwest!

1. The Rolling Huts

Location: Mazama, Washington

Capacity: 4 ( There’s a dedicated master bedroom for two and modular furniture in the living room that can be rearranged into another full bed)

Beds: 4

Favorite Feature: Modern architectural design that blends into the natural environment.

Rolling Hut Mazama Washington
The Rolling Huts are located in the heart of Methow Valley – the gateway to the eastern slope of the North Cascades.

Located on the dry, sunny side of the North Cascades, Mazama attracts outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world. And while there are plenty of PNW cabins to rent in the area, The Rolling Huts are a unique option not to be missed!

The ultimate in glamping, the gloriously minimalist Rolling Huts are set on stilts above a beautiful meadow looking out over lovely mountain views.

Designed by renowned architect Tom Kundig, The Rolling Huts are a hub of relaxation in the heart of Washington’s Methow Valley.

The huts make efficient use of the 200 interior square feet and 240 square feet of patio space to create the ultimate union of natural beauty and design harmony. There’s even a wood-burning stove to snuggle up by!

I thought you might like to know. . .

The Rolling Huts are somewhere in-between glamping and a fully equipped cabin. Accordingly, you will need to bring your own sleeping bag or blankets.

Also, there is no toilet or shower within the hut. There is a private toilet attached to each hut, but you’ll need to go outside to access it. Hot showers are located within walking distance of the huts.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • Explore the Methow Trail system. The renowned MVSTA is excellent for biking in the summer or Cross-country skiing in the winter!
  • Go for a drive along the Cascade Loop Scenic Highway.
  • Hike Maple Pass Loop, Blue Lake, or Goat Mountain.
  • Enjoy winter sports at Loup Loup Ski Bowl, Malamute Dog Sledding, Methow Valley Ski School, or North Cascade Heli-Skiing.
  • Sample local wines at Lost River Winery.
  • Score a catch at North Cascades Fly Fishing.
  • Grab a coffee and the best pastries you’ve ever had at the Mazama Store.
  • Wander around the adorable western-themed town of Winthrop.

2. Tye Haus

Location: Skykomish, Washington

Capacity: 4

Beds: 4

Favorite Feature: Fun interior decorations and four-person hot tub.

Is there anything more PNW than a cabin in the woods? I think not. While this quintessential A-frame Washington cabin rental may not be the first, it might well be the most Instagram-famous of the A-frame cabin rentals.

Surrounded by towering conifers, this cabin in the woods isn’t just super cozy, it’s photogenic to boot! And I’m not just talking about the outside (which features an outdoor hot tub perfect for relaxing).

From stunning coffee table books to classic Game Boys Tye Haus is full of fun details that could keep you entertained all day!

I thought you might like to know. . .

Tye House already booked? All hope is not lost! The owner of Tye Haus owns two other neighboring cabins, all with their own unique cozy Pacific Northwest charm. All of them can be reserved on Airbnb or through the Tye River Cabin Co. website.

Jess Wandering in hot tub at Sky Haus Cabin in Washington, an a frame cabin in the woods
Sky Haus is also located in the private cabin community of Timberlane Village and right next door to Tye Haus.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • Ski or snowboard at Stevens Pass Mountain Resort.
  • Snowshoe at East Fork Foss River.
  • Take one of the nearby hiking trails at Lake Serene, Bridal Veil Falls, Blanca Lake, Heybrook Lookout, Barclay Lake, Deception Falls, and many more.
  • Explore Lake Wenatchee State Park.
  • During warmer months enjoy community beach access with BBQ and a picnic table
  • Try out kayaking or rafting down the nearby Skykomish River.

3. Treehouse-Eagles Perch

Location: Port Angeles, Washington

Capacity: 3

Beds: 2

Favorite Feature: Floor-to-ceiling picture window overlooking the water.

View from the inside of the Eagles Perch Treehouse on the Olympic Peninsula
The bottom floor of Eagles Perch Treehouse features a large picture window overlooking the Strait of Juan De Fuca. It’s the perfect place to snuggle up with a good book or simply watch the world slowly move by.

Nothing evokes the nostalgia of childhood like a treehouse, but you’ve never seen a treehouse like Eagle’s Perch. These grownup treehouses are perched 20-feet up in the trees and have all the modern amenities and rustic chic decor you expect from a classic PNW cabin.

Several of the upstairs porches have a view of the other amazing amenities offered by Eagle’s Perch—a porch swing, a fire pit, and stunning views of the Strait of Juan De Fuca.

I thought you might like to know. . .

There are actually two connected treehouses on this property, but they are built in such a way that you really don’t notice the adjoining unit. I stayed in the smaller “Eagles Perch,” which was perfect for two people.

The only downside is that the private bathroom and shower for Eagles Perch are located on the ground level. If that’s a deal-breaker for you, I’d look into the larger “Eagles Nest” unit which includes an en-suite bathroom and sleeps up to six.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • Less than an hour from Olympic National Park — don’t miss Hurricane Ridge!
  • Explore the sculpture park at Port Angeles Fine Art Center.
  • Sip local juice at Harbinger Winery.
  • Ride your bike down Olympic Discovery Trail.
  • Go whale-watching along the Whale Trail.
  • Walk the Lavender Trail in Sequim.

4. Chateau Marmot

Location: Packwood, Washington

Capacity: 5

Beds: 4

Favorite Feature: Spacious patio with cedar-barrel hot tub.

Jess Wandering relaxing in hot tub at Chateau Marmot cabin in Pacific Northwest
There are a lot of things to love about Chateau Marmot, but the cedar hot tub after a long day exploring Mount Rainier is pretty hard to beat!

One of several thoughtfully renovated and designed cabins owned by Little Owl Cabin, Chateau Marmot is a stone’s throw from the Paradise side of Mt. Rainier and all the outdoor adventures it has to offer.

This stunning A-frame cabin features a cedar hot tub, gas grill, hi-fi stereo system, fire pit, and balcony. There’s a wrap around sofa that makes this cozy Pacific Northwest cabin a particularly joyful and social option for slightly larger groups.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • Hike the Skyline Trail to Panorama Point for some of the best views in Mount Rainier National Park.
  • Cross the suspension bridge at Grove of the Patriarchs Trails.
  • Snap breathtaking pics of Myrtle Falls and Nadara Falls.
  • Go skiing at White Pass Ski Area.
  • Grab brunch at the historic Paradise Inn.
  • Take in the view of Mount Rainier at Reflection Lake.

5. Ohanapecosh (Ohana Hot Springs)

Location: Packwood, Washington

Capacity: 4

Beds: 2

Favorite Feature: Adorable rustic decor, private hot tub in the trees.

If you want that rustic “cabin flavor,” the Ohanapecosh cabin offered by Little Owl Cabin at the gateway of Mount Rainier is the way to go.

Built in 1925 and relocated in 1966, Ohanabecosh is a marvel of retro decor, from the 1960s-era kitchen appliances to the shiplap decor to the typewriter and old-school radio in the living room.

And just wait until you see what they’ve done with the 1963 “canned ham” trailer in the backyard. (Don’t worry, there’s still Wi-Fi.)

I thought you might like to know. . .

While Ohanapecosh sleeps 4, but not all 4 people fit in one structure. There’s a queen bed upstairs in the main cabin and a full mattress in the 1963 trailer.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • Hit the slopes at White Pass Ski Area.
  • Take a driving tour of Chinook Pass and Cayuse Pass.
  • Drive to Sunrise Point or Paradise for epic views of Mount Rainier.
  • Ride the Gondola to Crystal Mountain.

6. Getaway House (Portland)

Location: Glenwood, Washington

Capacity: 4

Beds: 2

Favorite Feature: Massive bedside picture windows.

Jess Wandering reading a book in Getaway House Portland
You may be surrounded by other tiny Getaway Houses, but as soon as you shut the door this tiny cabin will make you feel like you’re the last person on earth – in the best possible way!

If I were to ever build myself a tiny home I would probably design it after the Getaway Houses! I honestly did not want to leave.

The “Portland” location of Getaway House is actually across the state line in Washington. Spread out across 80 acres, this small collection of soft-contemporary cabins offers all the comforts of home with nary a soul in sight.

I can’t say enough about those glorious picture windows in the bedrooms. There’s nothing like waking up to a panoramic view of the forest.

I thought you might like to know. . .

There are Getaway House locations all over the United States, so even if you’re not in the Pacific Northwest this is an awesome option. If you are in the PNW, rejoice! I just checked the website and it looks like they are working on another property closer to Seattle.

Also, I’m not sure what the deal is at other Getaway House locations, but there is no service and no Wifi at the Portland location.

Getaway House Portland exterior

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • Hike to your heart’s content in Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
  • Windsurf on Hood River.
  • Take in the view of Washington’s longest undammed river at Klickitat Canyon.
  • Get tipsy at one or more of the thirteen craft breweries along Columbia River Gorge. Visitors get a “beer passport” with a stamp for each brewery they visit. Please don’t drink and drive!

7. Welches A-Frame

Location: Mount Hood Village, Oregon

Capacity: 6

Beds: 3

Favorite Feature: Garden tub in the upstairs bathroom.

Jess Wandering at Welches A-Frame cabin near Mount Hood
The beautiful living area at Welches alone will make you never want to leave!

Perched at the gateway of Mount Hood National Forest, Welch’s A-Frame is like no cabin you have ever seen—built around a soaring living room with a 360-degree fireplace, massive upstairs and downstairs decks, and a massive soaking tub in the attic bathroom.

All this, surrounded by some of the most stunning scenery in the Pacific Northwest.

Jess Wandering in bathtub at Welches A-Frame cabin near Mount Hood, one of the best cozy pacific northwest cabins in Oregon
The garden tub in the upstairs bathroom at Welches A-Frame was made for rest and relaxation! (FYI this was a fun little photoshoot I did with a bubble machine while I was there).

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • Explore the natural splendor of Mount Hood National Forest.
  • Go floating on Salmon River.
  • Go mountain biking at Sandy Ridge.
  • Explore local cuisine at Koya Kitchen, Brightwood Tavern, or Al Forno.
  • Visit historic Timberline Lodge, cast as the exterior of the Overlook Hotel in the film The Shining.
  • Hit the slopes at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort.

8. Heartland Treehouse

Location: Langlois, Oregon

Capacity: 2 guests

Beds: 1

Favorite Feature: Twin outdoor bathtubs and sauna

interior of the heartland treehouse bedroom
The large windows at Heartland Treehouse provide a constant reminder that you are staying up in the trees!

I absolutely fell in love with Heartland Treehouse while I was there. I still can’t exactly put my finger on what it was, but there’s just something really social about this property.

Perched between two massive fir trees, Heartland Treehouse overlooks a steep river canyon and is one of the only “tree houses” I’ve stayed at that really made me feel like I was getting a squirrel’s eye view of the world.

You can hear the river rushing by and feel the trees gently swaying with the breeze. It’s secluded, beautifully designed, and was comfortable and relaxing throughout my stay.

I thought you might like to know. . .

I would describe a stay at Heartland Treehouse as five-star glamping. The only thing located inside is the bed. If you want to shower, use the compost toilet, or cook anything, you’ll be doing that in the great outdoors.

Plus, most of those outdoor features are located down a fairly significant wood staircase. So, if you don’t like stairs, or being naked outside, this cabin stay probably isn’t for you. Because of this, I also prefer this one during the summer months over the winter months.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • Easy access to two state parks: Floras Lake State Park and Cape Blanco State Park
  • The Oregon coast is nearby, so this is a great stop on a road trip or to stay and explore the southern Oregon coast.

9. Hygge Hus

Location: Deming, Washington

Capacity: 4 guests, most comfortable for 2

Beds: 1

Favorite Feature: I love this house so much, but if I had to pick one feature it would have to be the hot tub!

jess wandering holding a coffee and looking out the window of Hygge Hus

Perched on the edge of Mount Baker National Forest it doesn’t get much more quintessential PNW than Hygge Hus. We are talking evergreens, ferns, and moss as far as the eye can see!

Hygge means “An atmosphere of warmth, well-being, and coziness,” and the Hygge Hus most certainly lives up to its namesake! It’s arguably the most relaxing and luxurious getaway on the list.

The interior has been meticulously renovated and the vibes are no less than immaculate! And while it was tempting to never leave the house, I found myself wandering down to the cedar hot tub a couple of times a day during my stay. It really gave forest bathing a whole new meaning.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • A Short drive to Chair 9 – a favorite local bar and restaurant
  • Short drive to Wake N’ Bakery
  • Short drive to Nooksack Falls
  • 30 min drive to Heliotrope Ridge Trailhead
  • 30 min drive to Mt. Baker Ski Area
  • Snowline neighborhood amenities — Fish pond, rec center, outdoor pool, and playground

10. Pinehaus

Location: Cle Elum, Washington

Capacity: 6

Bedrooms: 3

Beds: 4

Favorite Feature: This cabin seriously has the best amenities. I wanted to move into the bathhouse! It felt like a private luxury spa. 

Jess Wandering holding a towel and looking out the window at Pinehaus, a Washington cabin to rent

Escape to a new cabin retreat in the heart of Washington’s Central Cascades. Nestled amidst a lush forest, this enchanting hideaway offers a perfect blend of charm and modern comfort.

Pinehaus’s open-concept living space welcomes you with cozy furnishings and a crackling fireplace, creating an inviting atmosphere to relax and make memories with loved ones.

What sets this cabin apart is the array of indulgent amenities it offers. Pamper yourself in the private hot tub, where you can unwind while surrounded by the soothing sights and sounds of nature.

For a rejuvenating experience, head to the separate bath house, complete with a sauna and cold plunge. This oasis of relaxation ensures that every moment of your stay is filled with comfort and serenity.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • 10 minutes to DT Cle Elum and 15 minutes to DT Roslyn. These two little mountain towns both boast a number of yummy cafes, coffee shops, and bars. 
  • 20 minutes to Suncadia for the golf lovers out there. 
  • Lake Ingalls is one of the best hikes in Washington – Especially during larch season (early October) 

11. Blue Haven 

Location: Olympic Peninsula, Washington 

Capacity: 6

Beds: 3

Favorite Feature: The waterfront location of this cabin makes it a unique stay for the Pacific Northwest. 

Lakeside view of Blue Haven, a lakefront cabin rental near Olympic National Park and one of the best pacific northwest cabins to rent for a group

Nestled amidst the captivating beauty of the Olympic Peninsula, Blue Haven is Lake Sutherland’s most picturesque and iconic lakefront cabin.

Featured in countless Instagram photos, this retreat is one of the best places for a lakeside getaway I’ve been to. The private dock is perfect for relaxation, book reading, and sunset watching.

My favorite thing to do during this stay was to take the complimentary kayaks out for a paddle each morning when the lake was particularly serene thanks to the direct access from the cabin.

I thought you might like to know… 

Blue Haven would be an amazing getaway for a larger group as it comfortably sleeps up to 6. It would not, however, be a very good option for anyone with accessibility issues.

To access the cabin, you need to descend a long and steep set of stairs. Also, while all 3 beds are located upstairs, the only bathroom is located on the main floor.

I also wanted to note that the 3rd “bedroom” is not enclosed. That being said, it is tucked around a corner, so there is some privacy. 

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • My favorite hikes near Sutherland Lake on the Olympic Peninsula include: Mount Storm King, Hurricane Ridge, Marymere Falls, and the iconic Hot River Trial. 
  • 15 minutes drive from downtown Port Angeles.
  • Lake Sutherland is located in the heart of The Olympic Peninsula, right on the border of the National Park, so there are lots of outdoor activities nearby

12. Skoghus 

Location: Chilliwack, British Columbia 

Capacity: 2

Beds: 1

Favorite Feature: I loved that the entire front of the A-Frame styled cabin is glass. The floor-to-ceiling windows made it feel like I was always outside, even when I was snuggled up with a book on the couch. 

Jess Wandering standing on the balcony at Skoghus, a British Columbia cabin in Chilliwack

Welcome to Skoghus, a modern Scandinavian-style tree house, nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Chilliwack, British Columbia. Inspired by the owners’ heritage, this tiny retreat is designed for pure relaxation and reconnection with nature.

Inside, you’ll find a cozy loft perfect for sleeping amidst the treetops, creating a unique and serene sleeping experience. From the yard, you’ll have the delightful opportunity to observe and engage with the farm’s gentle cattle as they peacefully graze.

This enchanting abode offers modern luxury amenities too, including a soothing hot tub. It’s a fun tiny cabin to unwind and immerse yourself in the natural beauty that surrounds you! 

I thought you might like to know…

Skoghus is an A-Frame style tiny home/treehouse, therefore you will need to climb up and down a ladder to get to the sleeping quarters. 

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • Explore the historic town center of Chilliwack
  • Admire over 30 murals on the Chilliwack Art Trail 
  • Check out Bridal Veil Falls
  • Take a day trip out to Chilliwack Lake 

That’s all for now! Whether you’re headed to the rugged coast or up into the mountains, you’ll find plenty of cozy Pacific Northwest cabins for everyone.

Which one of these is on your bucket list?

Happy cabin season!

Jess

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  1. Cassie says:

    Thanks for putting this together – it’s so very helpful!

    • Jessica Dales says:

      Awesome to know that it’s helpful Cassie! Hope you get the chance to stay at a cozy cabin at some point this year. ☺️

  2. Kim says:

    So many great locations to explore! I must say I LOVE A-frames so I would probably chose a long weekend in one of those. Also I live in Seattle so all are quite accessable.

    Thank you for this great informative information that you so expertly shared on your blog.

    • Jessica Dales says:

      So Glad you found it useful Kim! I hope you are able to stay at a few of these at some point. So much fun!

  3. Kim says:

    What a great blog post! I especially love A-frames so this information was right up my alley. Can wait to try a few of these out plus having a hot tub makes it even better!

  4. Kim says:

    What a great blog post! I especially love A-frames so this information was right up my alley. Can wait to try a few of these out plus having a hot tub makes it even better!

  5. Rhonda Smith says:

    Love all these cabins! Thank you for sharing your information! Absolutely love your suggestions!

    • Jessica Dales says:

      Thanks so much Rhonda! I can’t tell you how much I appreciate you stopping by the blog and leaving me feedback. Always helps to know which posts people find useful. 🙂

  6. Jeri says:

    Hi,
    there was a cabin you posted on your stories on instagam a while ago that was right on the beach along the California coast, Can you share the name of that cabin again?
    Thank you so much.

    • Jessica Dales says:

      Hi Jeri. I believe you are talking about Roberts Cottages in Ocean Side. One of my favorite places!

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