Planning a trip and looking for the coolest and best cabin rentals in Kentucky? Well, look no further, as I’ve compiled 15 incredible places to stay that would be perfect for a nature-filled getaway.
Kentucky is commonly known for its rich culture and traditions. It has a long cultural history and geography diverse and unique. Kentucky is also famous for horseback riding and other sports. Many local hotspots and holiday destinations attract a plethora of tourists each year, for example sights such as Mammoth Caves, National Park. There are several ways to enjoy your visit to Kentucky by staying in private rooms, cottages, tree houses, and villas. My go-to for a memorable holiday accommodation is a rental cabin that can make your visit to Kentucky a magical one.
From different Counties to all Lakeside accommodations and all-mountain attractions to all wooded areas, we have put together a list of the top 15 coolest cabin rentals in Kentucky, including small romantic cabins and large accommodations for family retreats. If you plan to visit Kentucky anytime soon, our list of the Top 15 coolest cabin rentals certainly has something for you.
Also, be sure to read my guide on the Best Cabins in Georgia for more nearby cabin accommodation!
1. Small Family Cabin – Sugar Shack
Location: Wellington, Kentucky
Price: $94+ per night
Situated in a completely secluded area between the Red River Gorge and Cave Run Lake areas near Wellington, Kentucky, this cute and quaint A-frame sleeps four people across two comfortable queen beds in the loft of the house. Nature, wildlife, and outdoor recreational activities are just steps outside your front door past the large porches. Take in the serene views from the balconies or take a stroll around the lush woodland surrounding the property. This Kentucky cabin rental provides ample opportunity to experience nature and get away from it all, while still enjoying modern amenities.
2. Small Family Cabin – Creeksong
Location: Rogers, Kentucky
Price: $100+ per night
Located in the Red River Gorge, this new build cabin comes with modern comfort at a price that just can’t be beat. The interior is thoughtfully decorated to provide guests with a maximum sense of coziness and relaxation, while the exterior and surrounding area are ripe with options to explore trails, fish in the creek next to the house, or simply relax at the fire pit. Amenities include a fully stocked and equipped kitchen, super fast WiFi, air conditioning, and the property owners available to answer any questions or assist with your stay. You’re sure to fall in love with the peacefulness and tranquility of this rental!
3. Private Catch And Release Lakefront Cabin
Location: Russell County, Kentucky
Price: $125+ per night
Dubbed the “Island Cabin” by the property owners, this little piece of paradise has its own private lake and is a stellar selection for your next vacation any time of the year! Enjoy fishing, boating (boat rental included with the property!), or hiking in the warmer months, and spend the winters relaxing lakeside from the warmth of the cozy cabin interior. Whether you’re with family, friends, or significant other, you can spend your time making the most of the incredible natural surroundings, or curl up with a good book and glass of wine. The cabin is located in the heart of the Kentucky countryside and only a short drive from beautiful Lake Cumberland. You won’t regret booking this cabin rental for your Kentucky getaway!
4. Enchanted Forest Luxury Cabin
Location: Hardin County, Kentucky
Price: $788+ per night
With an excellent 5/5 rating, this luxurious and unique rental Cabin can serve as a perfect destination for a friend’s retreat, family reunion, or any large group of people!
Located on almost 200 acres of land in the center of Bourbon Country, this place has everything from farmlands to open fields and from wooded areas to hiking trails. The Cabin has been built traditionally, and it can host at least ten people very easily. Four bedrooms, four baths, a kitchen, a living room, and a Deck are part of the Cabin. A pool and a theater are also there to make your visit more comfortable and entertaining.
If you are interested in horse riding, hiking, fishing, and some hunting adventure, then the Enchanted Forest Luxury Cabin has everything ready for your visit!
5. Dale Hollow Cabin with Hot Tub
Location: Clinton County, Kentucky
Price: $529+ per night
Ever heard of a fisherman’s getaway? This exquisite and rustic Cabin on the bank of Lake Dale Hollow has been especially known for its water adventures and unique fishing experience.
This massive 4,113 sq ft. cabin is spacious enough to accommodate a big group of people. The Cabin has five bedrooms, three bathrooms, two fully functional kitchens, and a Patio. This space is enough to accommodate at least 20 people at a time. A fire pit alongside a hot Jacuzzi is also available outside the Cabin, and three flat-screen TVs with a gaming facility are also a part of the Cabin.
Bring your fishing gear, and enjoy some best moments of your life while experiencing the outstanding views from this Dale Hollow Lake Cabin.
6. Turtle Dome Treehouse Cabin
Location: Rogers, Kentucky
Price: $438+ per night
This Dome-shaped Cabin is a unique glamping accommodation designed to provide a romantic getaway for couples seeking leisure and privacy!
Located walking distance from Rock House Café, these dome-shaped cabins are a series of 3 different cabins, and each can accommodate two people. The facility of a bathroom, a kitchen, a deck, and a unique balcony is also a part of the Cabin. The three different Domes are connected by suspension bridges to ensure connectivity.
If you’re searching for a place to have some unique romantic experience and privacy with your partner, this Turtle Dome Cabin should be on your list! It’s one of the coolest glamping options on this list, but gets booked up weeks/months in advance – so make your book soon!
7. Three Pines Historic Log Cabin
Location: De Mossville, Kentucky
Price: $232+ per night
Having a long history of more than 200 years, this awesome cabin rental has been renovated with a modern touch to ensure a serene and comfortable experience for the people visiting!
This iconic Georgia Cabin is located at the three pines farm, which is just a distance of 20 minutes drive from Ark Encounter. The Cabin has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, and it can easily accommodate seven people. A living room and a Deck are also part of the Cabin, alongside a fully equipped kitchen. The rooms are fully furnished, and all primary and modern amenities are available to ensure visitors’ satisfaction.
Perfect for a visit no matter what time of the year, and also a bit more budget-friendly than some of the other luxurious cabins on the list!
8. Shady Pine Cabin
Location: Allen County, Kentucky
Price: $326+ per night
Looking for a smart cozy cabin presenting the panoramic views of astonishing Barren River Lake with an exceptional 5/5 rating, this Shady Pine Cabin has everything covered.
This Lakefront cabin has a unique combination of traditional architecture and modern interior decor, making it a perfect place for a short holiday visit. This 1900 sq ft. The Cabin has three bedrooms and three bathrooms with a kitchen, living room, and a Patio. Fast Wi-Fi and smart TVs are also included
The specialty of this place is that it is located on the fishing end of the Lake, and two Kayaks are also available for the boating season in Barren River Lake.
9. Red River Gorge Secluded Cabin
Location: Powell County
Price: $231+ per night
Presenting some amazing views of mountains and surrounded by some heavy woods, the Red River Gorge cabin is one of the best holiday destinations in Kentucky.
If you are interested in finishing, hiking, and mountain activities, this deluxe rental Cabin provides easy access to all those spots. Located on an 1800 sq ft. area, this Cabin has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, living room, and a balcony and has a sleeping capacity of at least eight persons at a time. The kitchen is fully equipped and has all the essential supplies required for a holiday retreat.
The Cabin’s beautiful and unique A-shaped architecture with lush green grounds and trees outside makes it an elite and luxurious tourist destination.
10. Lake Barkley Treehouse Cabin
Location: Cadiz, Kentucky
Price: $232+ per night
Complete modern rental cabin with the latest interior and architecture are often hard to find. This Kentucky Treehouse Cabin is one of those accommodations that give a completely modern outlook with some astonishing views of Lake Barkley.
Located on the shores of Lake Barkley, this Treehouse is a small accommodation with two bedrooms and one bathroom and carries a capacity to accommodate only four people. A fully equipped modern kitchen and a living room are also a part of the Cabin. A hot Jacuzzi and an outdoor shower are also available to soak yourself in a tub full of warm water after a long hectic day.
This tiny little Cabin is perfect for a romantic couple’s getaway. The lake views will surely turn those romantic moments into some unforgettable experiences.
11. Cabin of Freedom Falls Cabin with Hot Tub
Location: Slade, Kentucky
Price: $406+ per night
This newly built luxurious Cabin is one of those rental accommodations famous for its unique architecture and most sophisticated interior decors.
This Cabin has a sleeping capacity of at least eight guests at a time. Three bedrooms and four baths alongside a kitchen and an outdoor fireplace are part of the Cabin. Five cable TVs, Wi-Fi, and all other basic amenities are easily available to make your visit full of leisure and comfort.
The specialty of this Cabin is its private waterfall, which gives a finishing touch to the already existing serenity and beauty of the place.
12. Terrapin Station Cabin
Location: Wolfe County, Kentucky
Price: $379+ per night
Looking for a heavenly holiday experience at the Red River Gorge? There can’t be a better place than Terrapin Station in Wolfe County to experience such views.
The Cabin is located at a spot with easy access to the tourist attractions and other popular spots in the area. The Cabin has four bedrooms and three bathrooms, and it can easily accommodate at least ten guests at a time. Other facilities like a fully equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi, hot Jacuzzi, and smart TVs are also available in the Cabin providing an opportunity for non-stop entertainment and fun.
13. Captain’s Point Cabin
Location: Jamestown, Kentucky
Price: $388+ per night
This Airbnb cabin in Jamestown, Kentucky, is one of the most picturesque and unique rental cabins if we consider the interior décor and location of the place.
Located on the bank of Lake Cumberland, this Cabin presents some of the most outstanding and eye-catching views of Lake Cumberland and its surroundings. The Cabin has five bedrooms and three bathrooms, and it can easily accommodate at least 16 people at a time. A fully equipped kitchen with all basic amenities and supplies is also a part of the Cabin.
The specialty of the place is the waterfront location of the Cabin and the security cameras to ensure the safety and security of the people visiting the Captain’s Point Cabin.
14. Cheerful 3-Bedroom Cabin with Fire pit and Hot Tub
Location: Wellington, Kentucky
Price: $172+ per night
This beautiful and small exquisite Cabin is perfect if you’re searching for accommodation for a small family or couple retreat.
Located near the Daniel Boone National Forest, this Cabin has a beautiful and unique architecture that fully furnishes the interior with the availability of all modern facilities and supplies. The Cabin has three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The facility of a fully equipped kitchen and a hot tub are also available to make your visit more relaxing and joyful. The panoramic views of the Mountains make this Cabin a place worth visiting.
15. Willow cabin at The Wilds
Location: Stanton, Kentucky
Price: $192+ per night
Surrounded by the lush green grounds and trees, this Cabin provides accommodation free from busy urban life and with a feeling of a serene rural setting.
Located near the Red River Gorge, this place has some of the most breathtaking views in the whole area. The Cabin has one bedroom and one bathroom, and it can easily accommodate six people in that one room setting of this tiny Cabin. A modern kitchen with all basic utensils and supplies is also a part of the Cabin. The Cabin has Wi-Fi access and smart TVs to make your indoor time more entertaining.
The specialty of this place is the direct Lake access to spend some time in the serenity of the Lake and enjoy the escape from busy urban life.