14 cozy cabins near L.A. that you can rent on Airbnb

Plan a weekend getaway from Los Angeles to one of these rustic Airbnbs just a few hours away
Morning Waffles and Wildlife Watching: Cabin Escape in Pine Moun
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Just because the temperature in Southern California rarely drops below freezing doesn’t mean that you can’t plan a winter weekend getaway to one of these cozy cabins near L.A. Whether you’re looking for an authentic log cabin experience in a dense pine forest or a desert getaway on a bohemian Joshua Tree homestead, Airbnb has plenty of gorgeous properties for rent within a few hours drive of Los Angeles. You can hit the slopes at the best ski resorts, spy breathtaking views from hiking trails or just cuddle up by the fireplace with a cup of hot cocoa. Any of these cabins would make an excellent weekend getaway from L.A., so cue up a playlist of the 50 best road trip songs and hit the road!

Cabins near L.A. on Airbnb

Agave House in Ojai, CA
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Agave House in Ojai, CA

Natural light streams into every corner of this serene home, thanks to plenty of floor-to-ceiling windows and skylights. On a chilly afternoon, you could curl up next to a window to read and doze. When it warms up, stretch your legs on a nearby hike then sink into the tub for a restorative soak. The gorgeous birch panelling, luxe furnishings and natural beauty all around this home make it an ideal weekend retreat. In fact, it's such a beauty that it was even featured in Vogue. From $175 per night

Authentic Log Cabin Experience in Pine Mountain Club, CA
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Authentic Log Cabin Experience in Pine Mountain Club, CA

The aptly named Cabin in the Woods has everything you need for a deliciously cozy weekend: complementary wine, board games, a popcorn maker, a roaring fireplace and plenty of hygge vibes. Surrounded by acres and acres of old-growth forest, this cabin has easy access to countless trails for hikers, snowshoers and equestrians. Whether you spend the weekend exploring the great outdoors or drinking hot cocoa by the fire, you’re sure to enjoy your stay in this authentic log cabin. From $114 per night

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Joshua Tree Homesteader Cabin in Joshua Tree, CA
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Joshua Tree Homesteader Cabin in Joshua Tree, CA

If snow’s really not your thing, rent out this restored cabin on five acres of desert wilderness. Cant' sit still? Spend the day hiking—keep an eye out for wildlife like cottontails, roadrunners and tortoises. In the evening, build a bonfire to keep warm and watch as a vibrant sunset gives way to a seemingly endless blanket of stars. Though it feels remote, it’s just a short drive away from local landmarks like the Integratron, Joshua Tree National Park and Pappy & Harriet’s. From $114 per night

A-Frame Packed With Panoramic Mountain Views in Running Springs,
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A-Frame Packed With Panoramic Mountain Views in Running Springs, CA

Conveniently located near Big Bear Lake, Lake Arrowhead and Snow Valley Mountain Resort, this A-frame cabin makes an ideal home base for a weekend playing in the snow. Ski or snowboard at Snow Valley, ride tubes or sleds at Grizzly Ridge Tubing Park or soar above the forest floor with Action Zipline Tours. After a day full of activity, you’ll be relieved to return to your jazzy bolt-hole and sink into the plush California King bed in the loft. From $44 per night

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Treehouse Guest House With Farm Stay in Fillmore, CA
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Treehouse Guest House With Farm Stay in Fillmore, CA

Wake up to the sound of roosters crowing in the treehouse at EZE Farm, a 10-acre agricultural oasis. This working farm includes an orchard of orange, avocado and fruit trees, a vegetable garden, 100 chickens, two goats, two rabbits, five ducks, a goose and two very friendly cats who might try to stay with you. Collect fresh eggs for breakfast in the morning, spend the day relaxing in the charming treehouse, then build a fire in the fire pit on the deck to roast s’mores. For an additional fee, you can even learn to cook a Texas-style barbecue beef brisket feast. From $185 per night

Cabin in the Giant Sequoias in Springville, CA
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Cabin in the Giant Sequoias in Springville, CA

Though this wood-paneled cabin is certainly cute, it pales in comparison to the natural beauty of the giant Sequoias surrounding it. The fifth largest tree in the world—the Alonzo Stagg Tree—and secluded Poppy Lake are both just a short hike away. Strap on a pair of snowshoes or cross country skis to explore the winter wonderland, then return to the cabin to soak your weary muscles in the three-person spa. From $180 per night

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Rustic Hiking Cabin in Santa Barbara, CA
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Rustic Hiking Cabin in Santa Barbara, CA

This simple cabin—really just a studio with a small bathroom and kitchenette—would be perfect for Angelenos looking to disconnect for a few days. The lovely garden and striking views of the mountains give the home a tranquil feel. And if all that alone time proves overwhelming, drive a few miles to downtown Santa Barbara for a dose of civilization. From $67 per night

Morning Waffles and Wildlife Watching: Cabin Escape in Pine Moun
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Morning Waffles and Wildlife Watching: Cabin Escape in Pine Mountain Club, CA

Midcentury modern meets mountain rustic at this A-frame cabin retreat. Three bedrooms can sleep up to six visitors, so assemble a large group to explore the tiny community of Pine Mountain Club and hiking trails weaving in and out of the forest. Crank up the pellet stove, cue up something on Netflix and get ready for a perfectly cozy weekend. From $94 per night

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Topanga Creekside Cabin in Topanga, CA
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Topanga Creekside Cabin in Topanga, CA

Just on the edge of the Westside, this Topanga hideaway provides a lovely escape for city dwellers who only have time for a short trip. At just 240 square feet, it certainly qualifies as a tiny house, but feels cozy rather than cramped. You’ll find a cute little creek and mini farm with chickens, ducks and goats on the property. From $89 per night

Rock Reach House in Yucca Valley, CA
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Rock Reach House in Yucca Valley, CA

The contrast between the home’s minimalist architecture and perch atop weathered boulders dotted with pinon pines creates remarkable curb appeal—if there were a curb in the desert, that is. If there architecture weren’t enough to convince you to visit, consider the four-person jacuzzi, stargazing platform with loungers, outdoor fireplace and enormous steel deck. From $345 per night

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