18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

North Carolina offers Asheville, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Outer Banks, Wilmington, Charlotte…that’s just the tip of the iceberg. We love exploring every inch of the Tar Heel State. But when we do it, we like to stay in unique places.

Here are 18 North Carolina cabin rentals we’ve either stayed in or they’re on our bucket-list. Tiny houses, treehouses, sailboats, a hobbit house and so much more!

ASHEVILLE-AREA MOUNTAIN RENTALS

ASHEVILLE TINY HOUSE

18 UNIQUE NORTH CAROLINA CABIN RENTALS FOR YOUR NEXT GETAWAY

How amazing is this secluded getaway up the Blue Ridge Parkway? It’s close to everything downtown and yet still in a quiet rustic mountain setting. It includes a full kitchen and a great patio.

Details: 2 guests · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bath · $141/night · Rental Info

TREEHOUSE TRIFECTA

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

Take in the rustic, fairy tale vibe of this custom-made treehouse on the mountain top. The inside is unbelievable – you won’t want to leave. Keep an eye out – this couple is building more properties.

Details: 4 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath · $289/night · Rental Info

WRONG WAY RIVER LODGE & CABINS

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

Wrong Way River Lodge and Cabins is a new urban cabin campground found in the River Arts District of Asheville. Perfect for those who want urban amenities with a campground experience, this hybrid offering features 16 A-frame cabins that give guests incredible river and outdoor access. Some are even pet-friendly! The communal River Lodge offers a space to gather, and the Meadow offers nightly campfires and beautiful sunset views.

Details: 4 guests · 1 queen bed · 1 sleeper sofa · 1 bath · $130-$312/night · Rental Info

OFF THE GRID — IN THE FOREST

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

Is there a better way to leaf peep than while staying in this mountain cabin rental property, sitting on 125 private acres which back up to Pisgah National Forest in the North Carolina mountains? We love the glass garage door which opens completely for spectacular views.

Details: 2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath · $99/night · Rental Info

OVERNIGHT WITH REAL BISON

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

Why stay in a regular mountain cabin when you can stay on a 65-acre buffalo ranch in the Smoky Mountains. It’s is ideal for large families vacationing together because they have 2 master suites. In the game room where enjoy a life size chess set, pool table, air hockey, ping pong, foosball, and an 8-person hot tub. That’s not even everything this vacation home offers!

Details: 14 guests · 4 bedrooms · 8 beds · 3 baths · $360/night · Rental Info

A HOBBIT HOUSE

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

This home was inspired by the famous JRR Tolkien series and built for all his fans and hobbit lovers – 90% of this home is built into the earth. It was also on CNN, ABC News and more!

Details: 4 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath · $289/night · Rental Info

ROMANTIC BUS IN THE FOREST

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

This is not your typical hippy bus vacation rental! Elegantly furnished and nestled in a pine grove, the bus provides a plush full size bed, sink, and eating area. The bus sits in the shade of the forest, is lined with windows and equipped with a standing fan so it stays totally cool and comfortable through the summer.

Details: 2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath · $68/night · Rental Info

UNPLUGGED AIRSTREAM CHARMER

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

The RhodoDen is a cozy 1974 Airstream Argosy nestled among the rhododendron of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Set along a trickling creek with a bonfire ring and a view of nearby Watch Knob, this is “glamping” at its finest in this fully equipped RV. 

Details: 2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath · $65/night · Rental Info

THE DOME HOME

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

This exotic, spacious dome looks out on one of the best mountain views in the area. It’s so quiet, wild, and peaceful you won’t believe you’re only 20 minutes from Asheville. There is also a short lovely private hike down to the antique tobacco barn on the 36-acres.

Details: 4 guests · 1 bed · Half-bath · $49/night · Rental Info

UNDERGROUND TINY HOUSE

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

Unique modern tiny ‘hobbit house’ is located on a 9-acre farm. The earthen roof home is 385 SF of heaven. Floor to ceiling glass faces amazing view of mountains. Cedar soaking tub, fire pit, miniature wood stove, and seasonal access to farm-fresh eggs are among the unique amenities offered at this one-of-a-kind experience.

Details: 3 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath · $131/night · Rental Info

LUXURY GLAMPING DOME

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

Nature meets luxury in this unique glamping dome experience. Enjoy the privacy of a peaceful, secluded setting, without sacrificing an ounce of comfort. Relax in the hot tub, by the pond, or in the hammock down by the stream. Roast s’mores at the firepit at night, then sleep under the stars on a king-size comfort foam bed. Connect with your surroundings without having to rough it.

Details: 2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath · $233/night · Rental Info

HYGGE HOUSE

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

You know abut hygge, right? It’s part of the Danish culture (hubby’s family, which is how I know about it) and embraces coziness and decadent eating. That’s what this farm home reminds me of. It’s a rustic 2-story cottage, dating back over 100 years, has whitewashed stone walls and a wood-burning stove.

Details: 2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath · $120/night · Rental Info

NORTH CAROLINA CABIN RENTALS ALONG THE COAST

PARADISE ON THE BAY

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

Our trip to Onslow County in North Carolina was my most memorable of 2019! You might know it for Jacksonville (home of Camp Lejeune) or North Topsail Beach…but Swansboro was my favorite town in the area, and it is where we recommend you stay. We ADORED this space, and it was the perfect way to enjoy this coastal town. 

Details: 6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 1.5 baths · $232/night · Rental Info

BOHO BUNGALOW

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

This cozy little escape in OBX looks like a beach bungalow from the outside, but inside it is a mid-century modern bohemian dream. Click thru to see the coolest hanging chair, perfect for your morning coffee. And pack your vinyl – a turntable is included!

Details: 2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath · $190/night · Rental Info

WILD HORSES LIVE HERE

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

From the inside and out this may look like an ordinary beach rental in Corolla, but it’s the visitors that make it unique. The wild horses frequently visit the property and will hangout in the yard. Can you imagine?! You’ll need a 4×4 to get to this rental, but it’s worth it.

Details: 8 guests · 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 3.5 baths · Rental Info

ROMANTIC TINY HOUSE ON THE BEACH

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

Kitty Hawk is home to this tiny house on the beach. It is the most romantic of all the rentals I found, with a fire pit and hammock, plus a vintage clawfoot tub out on the back porch. Also available for you to use are bikes, a kayak, surfboards, a paddle board, yeti cooler, beach chairs, and an umbrella.

Details: 2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath · $268/night · Rental Info

OPTIONS FOR CITY-SLICKERS

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

Charlotte Charmer

This sweet little farmhouse in Gastonia, just south of Charlotte, has been featured on several Farmhouse Tours and would even impress Joanna Gaines. And yes, there is Original Ship Lap on the walls from the floor to ceiling – Insta-perfect!

Details: 7 guests · 3 bedrooms · 5 beds · 1 bath · $165/night · Rental Info

BRYSON CITY CABOOSE

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

If you want to be near a mountain town just over the Georgia border, Bryson City is ideal. And look where you can stay: A one of a kind Caboose Camper by the creek. Perfect for families.

Details: 4 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath · $93/night · Rental Info

1965 VINTAGE CAMPER

18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway

Step back in time in this 1965 vintage camper. It is completely restored with an added full bathroom that includes shower/tub and toilet. Still has most of its original charm! Including the original light fixtures and cabinets. Have tea or coffee on the porch in the morning or relax in the hot tub. Less than a mile to town and to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park entrance where The Road To Nowhere Tunnel is.

Details: 4 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath · $86/night · Rental Info

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18 Sensational North Carolina Cabin Rentals for Your Next Getaway