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Alpine A-Frame - midcentury cabin by Lake Raponda
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15 best Airbnb cabins near Boston

Flee the city for a weekend of wood-burning fires and crisp countryside air at one of these cozy Airbnb cabins near Boston

Edited by
JQ Louise
Written by
Katie McAleer
Alex Floyd-Douglass
Camila Karalyte

Don’t let yourself fall victim to apartment fever this season, instead escape to some of New England's most picturesque cabins available on Airbnb. There is so much to do in New England throughout any season; leaf-peeping, winter sports or simply taking a break from downtown life – weekend getaways provide a welcome respite all year round. Take a chance and reconnect with nature, it'll do you some good (probably). 

Check out these cozy cabins near Boston that you can rent to unwind in front of a warm fire in the great outdoors. For other unique accommodations near lots of nature, explore the best secluded Airbnbs near Boston and the best waterfront Airbnbs near Boston.

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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in every Airbnb featured, we've based our list on top reviews, hosts and amenities to find you the best stays. This article includes affiliate links. These links have no influence on our editorial content. For more information, see our affiliate guidelines.


Cozy cabins near Boston

The Berkshire glass treehouse in Otis, MA
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1. The Berkshire glass treehouse in Otis, MA

Can you envision a more romantic scene than sitting by the fire while watching the leaves or snowfall through floor-to-ceiling windows? Well, that’s exactly what this octagonal ‘treehouse’ has to offer. Embodies a Scandinavian chalet, this cabin’s perfect flow and hygge flair blend into its natural surroundings. Though it sleeps four, there’s only one true bedroom, so we recommend keeping this listing hush-hush and saving it as a couple’s retreat for you and your special someone.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps four guests. 
The mood? Cozy and ambient. 
Location perks? Head to Great Barrington, a quaint New England town, just 20 minutes away. 
Budget range? In the mid ranges. 

The Barn & Silo home in the Green Mountains, VT
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2. The Barn & Silo home in the Green Mountains, VT

Head north of Boston and explore the Green Mountains. This fabulous Airbnb in Morristown Vermont can sleep up to 10 guests and sits on 300 privately owned acres of land. It is located just 15 minutes from downtown Stowe, a great option for a group ski trip. Don’t worry about getting chilly, the hardwood floors are heated!

Rooms? Four bedrooms. Sleeps 10 guests.  
The mood? Like a timber palace. 
Location perks? This stunning hand-hewn timer barn house is just 30 minutes from Stowe Hew Mountain Resort, making it a great spot for a family vacation or a group adventure.   
Budget range? Decently priced for larger bookings. 

The historic ski lodge-turned-barn in Holden, MA
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3. The historic ski lodge-turned-barn in Holden, MA

This unique stone barn has converted the former hayloft into a comfortable and peaceful getaway. This Airbnb is located on a working lavender farm, guests can enjoy mountain views and can greet the horses and other farm animals on the property. This Airbnb sleeps up to four guests, there is one bedroom with a queen bed, the living room has a sofa and the hosts do offer full-size air mattresses. There is plenty of trails nearby for hiking or cross-country skiing.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps four guests.
The mood? A honeymoon-worthy idyllic country escape.
Location perks? It doesn't get any more wholesome than the soothing scent of lavender, beautiful sunrises, hiking trails aplenty and friendly farm animals.  
Budget range? An affordable getaway for two.

The alpine A-frame mid-century cabin in Lake Raponda, VT
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4. The alpine A-frame mid-century cabin in Lake Raponda, VT

Perfect getaway for couples, this Airbnb sleeps two guests, located in Wilmington Vermont. Enjoy southern Vermont, the house comes with a full kitchen, including a French press coffee maker. The wood-burning midcentury fireplace will keep you warm on frosty nights, or if it is still warm enough sit outside by the firepit (firewood provided). Pets are also welcome for an additional $100. 

Rooms? Two bedrooms. Sleeps four guests. 
The mood? Cozy and contemporary. 
Location perks? Enjoy a one-of-a-kind stay at this midcentury beaut, close to Lake Raponda and equipped with all your favourite creature comforts. 
Budget range? A mid-range family or couples' retreat.

The luxurious treehouse in Newbury, NH
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5. The luxurious treehouse in Newbury, NH

Open year-round this tree house can sleep up to four guests and has been updated with all the modern amenities you need and want! The Treehouse is equipped with radiant heat flooring and a propane fireplace for when the weather gets chilly. A short drive to Mount Sunapee the Treehouse has an outdoor fire pit and a wraparound porch high above the trees where you can enjoy a cup of hot cocoa and relax. With privacy and charm, this is a must-book.

Rooms? Two bedrooms. Sleeps four guests. 
The mood? Huckleberry-Finn-esque.
Location perks? Enjoy a luxuriously modern yet rustic lodging experience in this wonderful abode, close to Newbury Beach.
Budget range? A little on the pricier side, but then again this treehouse is kind of magical.

The island A-frame in Monmouth, ME
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6. The island A-frame in Monmouth, ME

Take your country getaway to the next level with this secluded a-frame cabin on a private island. The wooded property sleeps four, so it could be an idyllic place for a couples’ retreat or family trip, offering an activity for every traveler. Hike, kayak, play on the rope swing, or just enjoy the sounds of nature while cooking s’mores under the stars at the outdoor firepit.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps five guests. 
The mood? A hunky-dory A-frame.  
Location perks? Let your off-grid adventures begin with this beautiful 14-acre wooded island sprinkled with hammocks, trails and sunshine.  
Budget range? A bargain. 

The dogtown cabin in Rockport, MA
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7. The dogtown cabin in Rockport, MA

This hand-built cabin is located on Applecart Farm, surrounded by 2,500 acres of protected woodlands. While providing ample privacy, this getaway is also just a 10-minute walk to downtown Rockport. Enjoy miles of trails and a visit to the waterfront, or hang out with the farm’s two resident miniature horses. Did we mention it’s solar-powered? So you can expect environmentally conscious rustic charm here.

Rooms? Two bedrooms. Sleeps five guests. 
The mood? Cozy and traditional. 
Location perks? A secluded woodland escape, perfect for all the family.
Budget range? This peaceful detour in nature is well worth the price tag. 

The poet's cabin in Southwest Harbor, ME
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8. The poet's cabin in Southwest Harbor, ME

A beautiful cabin tucked away in the woods of Acadia, the Poet’s Cabin was recently renovated and sleeps up to three guests. The classic "A-Frame" cabin has a loft bedroom and a queen-sized futon in the living room. Its location makes it the perfect cabin to rent for leaf peeping and hiking during fall.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps three guests. 
The mood? A sublime cabin retreat. 
Location perks? Poet's Cabin is a stunning rustic love affair in nature. From its pine wood walls to the cedar gliding love seat to the paddleboards and cast-iron firepit, adventure awaits.  
Budget range? A pocket friendly short break.  

The Lionsgate cottage in Cohasset, MA
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9. The Lionsgate cottage in Cohasset, MA

Head to this quintessential seaside village between Boston and Cape Cod for a quiet getaway. The quaint cottage has a fireplace, outdoor grill, fire pit, garden, and pond. Enjoy hiking, bird-watching, biking, or a stroll on the beach, or simply sit back and enjoy the appeal of the wooded cottage; the perfect size for a last-minute escape from the city.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps four guests. 
The mood? Rustic and quaint.
Location perks? Hop on one of the complimentary bikes and explore the lush wooded Wompatuk State Park. 
Budget range? A cheap and cheerful weekend away. What's not to love?

The bungalow at Mount Uncanoonuc in Goffstown, NH
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10. The bungalow at Mount Uncanoonuc in Goffstown, NH

Just an hour outside of Boston, this two-bedroom bungalow proves that you don’t have to look too far for a quaint and quiet getaway. Renovated in contemporary style, the white decor pops against its original, exposed brick as well as its oversized windows and porch framing the mountains of New Hampshire. Speaking of, there are a number of trails accessible via the bungalow’s back doorstep, so you can explore the area by day and admire the views by evening.

Rooms? Two bedrooms. Sleeps four guests.
The mood? Antique chic. 
Location perks? This hilltop haven is set on a quiet street with jaw-droppingly gorgeous mountain views from the back porch, especially at sunrise. 
Budget range? Moderately priced.

The Scandinavian wigwam with forest baths in Southbridge, MA
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11. The Scandinavian wigwam with forest baths in Southbridge, MA

If you want to feel like you’re one with nature look no further. Located in Southbridge, Massachusetts, this Scandinavian-inspired Airbnb offers a Danish Morso wood stove, fire pit, private forest baths, Finnish sauna, and HUGE windows overlooking a wildlife trail. This is a truly off-grid experience, there is no electricity or Wi-Fi. But don’t worry there is a propane shower and a wood stove to keep you warm.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps four guests. 
The mood? Glamping vibes. 
Location perks? A unique off-grid glamping experience on a working farm.
Budget range? A budget-friendly escape. 

The cozy cabin in Jackson, NH
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12. The cozy cabin in Jackson, NH

Located in the beautiful White Mountains National Forest, this cabin offers a cozy escape within an intimate, wooded setting. A private hot tub and gas fireplace make for an effortless romantic retreat. For those seeking a little more activity, the cabin provides easy access to hiking trails and, in the winter months, guests are provided with snowshoes and a toboggan.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps two guests. 
The mood? Shacked up in the woods. 
Location perks? Ellis River, Mount Washington and Glen Falls, are all at your disposal. 
Budget range? A low-cost secluded escape for two.

The Eddy at Stowe Falls in Morristown, VT
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13. The Eddy at Stowe Falls in Morristown, VT

This restored Vermont farmhouse seamlessly combines country living with contemporary fittings, including both wood- and gas-burning fireplaces, an open living room overlooking the mountains, and wood-covered interiors. The backyard waterfall adds a touch of mountain living – its water levels change with the seasons, giving guests a summer-wading pool and an autumnal stream that provides a serene soundtrack perfect for outdoor bonfires. The house’s proximity to the mountain and ample space for up to eight guests also makes this an ideal destination for a friend’s ski trip.

Rooms? Four bedrooms. Sleeps eight.  
The mood? Lux farmhouse aesthetic. 
Location perks? The private backyard is the perfect spot to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you're dining on the deck or toasting marshmallows by the firepit at twilight. 
Budget range? A luxury vacation rental, ideal for families or a group couples adventure. 

The country farmhouse at Woods Hill in Bath, NH
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14. The country farmhouse at Woods Hill in Bath, NH

For a true slice of country living, retreat to Woods Farm, a fully functioning farm situated on 260 acres. The renovated 19th-century farmhouse offers plenty of space to unwind for a larger party, with a baby grand piano, cozy nooks and a fireplace to curl up by. 

Rooms? Eight bedrooms. Sleeps 15 guests. 
The mood? Country charm. 
Location perks? Along with priceless views of Mount Moosilauke, you can destress in the whirlpool tub, or pull out your best happy baby pose at the yoga studio on the third floor. 
Budget range? A super affordable booking for large group stays.

The log house in Plymouth, MA
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15. The log house in Plymouth, MA

​​Located on an acre of wooded property, this traditional log cabin offers solitude and seclusion throughout the year. With easy access to Cape Cod, beaches and historic Plymouth, as well as nearby walking trails and cranberry bogs, you may want to book this for more than a weekend.

Rooms? Two bedrooms. Sleeps four guests. 
The mood? An ambient oasis.
Location perks? Set on one acre of land and secluded by serene woodlands, the log house is a peaceful respite from city life. The large outdoor deck with a grill also adds a really nice touch. 
Budget range? An affordable mini break – ideal for families. 


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