Cabins near L.A. on Airbnb
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
This renovated 1960s chalet boasts panoramic views of the ski slopes, a rustic stone fireplace, a foosball table and a 4K smart TV. In other words, everything you need for a cozy winter weekend. Snow Summit Resort is right around the corner and there's enough space to camp out in the back yard but we wouldn’t blame you for wanting a weekend full of Netflix and chilling by the fire. From $225 per night
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