14 Coolest Cabin Rentals in Nebraska To Rent for Your Vacations

Are you planning a trip or weekend getaway and searching for the best cabin rentals in Nebraska? Well, you’ve come to the right place, as we’ve put together this guide to unique vacation rentals in the Cornhusker State that will help you find the perfect place to stay.

The state has ample cabin rentals that are budget-friendly and pet-friendly, whether you’re hoping for a romantic or family vacation.

These cozy Nebraska vacation rentals may not be as popular for their mountain scenery as these secluded cabins in Colorado, but it’s still cozy with all the comforts of a home away from home.

The state is centrally located on thousands of acres of State Parks, historic sites, and other recreational attractions. This means you’ll still love sitting on the patio of your cabin and looking out onto the rolling hills and admiring the colorful sunsets. So, take a deep breath and let nature sink into your soul, as these cabin rentals are in some of Nebraska’s most beautiful spots.

There is something for everyone at these fantastic cabin rentals on Airbnb & Vrbo. We hope to meet you soon at one of the wonderful cabins for rent in Nebraska below.

Best Cabin Rentals in Nebraska

1. Lake Ericson Spacious Cabin

Price: $440+ per night

Where: Wheeler County, Nebraska, United States of America

Accommodates: 9 Guests


Just steps away from Lake Ericson and the Cedar River, you’ll find this spacious cabin that sleeps up to five guests.

It offers everything you need for a few comfortable days away from it all. The modern interior features granite countertops and modern appliances for large family meals or a delicious midnight snack.

Bring the whole family — the kids will LOVE the loft area. It’s also one of the best cabins in Nebraska for a group of friends. The enclosed back porch is the ideal space to chill out.

The surrounding area boasts activities from fishing to tanking (floating down the river while enjoying a few drinks, anyone?), swimming, or even enjoying some of the local fares. Steaks and ribs are the way to go here.

This place is perfect for groups of all sizes.

Lake Ericson Spacious Cabin
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Lake Ericson Spacious Cabin
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2. Lake Wanahoo Luxury Cabin

Price: $645+ per night

Where: Saunders County, Nebraska, United States of America

Accommodates: 12 Guests


Pictures are worth a thousand words, and you can imagine plenty for this beautiful three-story building in the Saunders County wilderness.

Right next to Lake Wanahoo, this massive luxury cabin boasts 2400 square feet of space and sweeping 360-degree views. It is ideal for families, reunions, or sizable groups of friends looking for a spacious spot to get away and into nature. Of course, the interior also has many luxury amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, a fireplace, and electronic entertainment.

This rental is just 30 minutes from bustling Lincoln or Omaha and sits on 4 acres of private land. If you make the short walk to Lake Wanahoo, you can enjoy biking, swimming, kayaking, fishing, and bird watching.

It truly is a nature lover’s paradise.

Luxury Vacation Home on Park-like Acreage with Awesome Lake Views!
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Luxury Vacation Home on Park-like Acreage with Awesome Lake Views!
Luxury Vacation Home on Park-like Acreage with Awesome Lake Views.

3. Quiet Hilltop Log Cabin

Price: $250+ per night

Where: Franklin Country, Nebraska, United States of America

Accommodates: 12 Guests


Perched atop a quiet hilltop overlooking the forest and hills of Franklin County, this spacious log cabin is sure to impress and destress.

It sits on 42 acres of private land and is just a 20-minute drive to Harlan County Reservoir, where you can fish, boat, hike, and sightsee. The modern log cabin for rent has comfortable beds, common areas, and a fully equipped kitchen, making it the ideal place to escape and recharge.

With three bedrooms that can sleep up to twelve guests, these vacation rentals are ideal for family reunions or a large group of friends hoping to just break away for a while. The secluded hills offer spectacular views no matter which corner of the house you’re in. Of course, the best place to enjoy your surroundings is on the patio firing up the BBQ or in front of the indoor fireplace on a rainy day.

Quiet Hilltop Log Cabin
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Quiet Hilltop Log Cabin
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4. Spacious Log Cabin in Nebraska National Forest

Price: $350+ per night

Where: Chadron, Nebraska, United States of America

Accommodates: 8 Guests


Your new home away from home is in a spacious three-bedroom log home nestled in the trees of the Nebraska National Forest.

Like many Nebraska cabin rentals, this log hidden gem has a wonderful front porch adding to its rustic charm. Inside you’ll find wood furnishings in the spacious bedrooms, kitchen, living room, and even the bathrooms.

There’s a BBQ, outdoor dining furniture, and a fire pit for making smores. All of which are available for your enjoyment. Located 12 miles southeast of Chadron, it’s close to Nebraska’s only national forest that offers outdoor recreation, including fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking, and hunting.

It’s ideal for families and groups of friends who enjoy being close to nature and want an outdoor adventure. Visit here if you crave a great location to relax and want to enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

Spacious Log Cabin in Nebraska National Forest
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5. Rustic Cabin Retreat in Kearney

Price: $225+ per night

Where: Kearney, Nebraska

Accommodates: 4 Guests


If you’re looking for intimate and small cabins to rent in Nebraska, this is the retreat for you. It offers a peaceful escape in the rolling hills of southeast Nebraska.

It has a clean, warm design and charming rustic finishes. Here, you can wake up to the sights and sounds of farm life and enjoy a rich breakfast on the covered porch.

Rustic Cabin Retreat is also located just ten minutes from Kearney, Nebraska, where you can enjoy a variety of attractions and events. There are many things to do, from art galleries to historical landmarks and festivals, while staying at this cabin retreat near Kearney.

Rustic Cabin Retreat in Kearney
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6. The Covey – Natural Paradise

Price: $220+ per night

Where: Pawnee County, Nebraska

Accommodates: 7 Guests


The Covey at Lakeside is an ideal cabin to spend your time in. It is fully outfitted to accommodate any type of traveler and comes with two bedrooms, one bath, A/C and central heating, a fireplace, a deck with BBQ, and patio furniture.

The Nebraska cabins’ grounds are very peaceful and pristine, with many wildlife roaming freely. Most importantly, the views are outstanding, and you are literally ON the lake.

It is stocked with essential household items to make your stay more enjoyable—a central location near Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska. Located thirty minutes east of Lincoln, Covey Lake offers the perfect settings for weekend getaways.

The Covey Log Cabin in Nebraska

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7. Country Cabin Getaway on 13 Acres

Price: $116+ per night

Where: Ayr, Nebraska

Accommodates: 5 Guests


Ayr is the place to plant yourself for secluded cabin rentals in Nebraska. This cabin is the perfect vacation rental that offers seclusion, privacy, and scenery right out of a storybook.

Country Cabin is on 13 acres of hilly terrain close to Ayr. It has three bedrooms, four beds, one bath, a kitchen, free wifi, free parking, a dryer, air conditioner, and washer.

The cozy cabin has a spacious interior and living room with 1-4 person rocker recliners, a queen-size loft bed, and a recently remodeled bathroom with jetted tub. The kitchenette has a refrigerator, sink, range, and microwave. The cabin has vintage furniture and large picture windows for beautiful views.

Farm Cabin in Nebraska
Amazing Sunsets & Skies at this Nebraska Cabin | Credit: Airbnb

8. Lakeview Cabin Leisure at Johnson Lake

Price: $250+ per night

Where: Johnson Lake, Nebraska

Accommodates: 16+ Guests


Are you looking for a seasonal cabin rental in Nebraska where you can relax and enjoy the scenery? Consider Lakeview Leisure, just South of Lake McConaughy.

This cabin is on Johnson Lake, a 6.5-mile-long Malheur National Wildlife Refuge lake. These Johnson Lake vacation rental amenities include a full kitchen, four bedrooms, laundry facilities, a fireplace for chilly winter nights, showers, and the largest dock on the lake.

Each rental home is fully furnished and equipped to meet the needs of your family and friends. Our cabin rentals are housed on the picturesque lakeshore of lake areas on quiet and peaceful acres. Spend your vacation at a lake cabin rental in our convenient location just minutes from Omaha and Lincoln.

Lakeview Cabin Leisure at Johnson Lake
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9. Peaceful Cabin on Water

Price: $125+ per night

Where: Leshara, Nebraska

Accommodates: 4 Guests


Drive into the heart of the North American continent, to the southeast of Perfection Valley, and find these secluded cabins in Nebraska. The Leshara Cabin, on the lake’s banks, offers peace and is just minutes away from the fishing, hiking, and water activities this part of Nebraska offers.

Relax inside with views over the lake stretching into the valley while enjoying a drink at your mini bar or cooking a meal in the fully equipped kitchen. There are two bedrooms to house up to four guests comfortably, so everyone can enjoy the lake and forest views around the cabin.

Peaceful Nebraska Cabin Rental on Water
Pictures don’t do this Nebraska Cabin justice | Credit: Airbnb

10. Lakeside Cabin on Harlan County Reservoir

Price: $145+ per night

Where: Harlan County, Nebraska

Accommodates: 7 Guests


Enjoy a peaceful and relaxing setting while staying in one of these cabins by the lake. It’s perfect for family vacations, reunions, and weddings.

All vacation rentals come fully equipped with an open deck, private beach, and fishing pier on the water. You can stay connected with free Wi-Fi and cable TV.

They are open year-round, so bring your family to enjoy all Lakeside offers, as this cabin can sleep seven guests comfortably. It has one king bed, a queen bed, and two full bathrooms. Take advantage of the newly renovated bathhouse near the beach area with a jetted tub and shower in each bathroom.

Don’t forget to enjoy a walk to a sandy beach or fishing dock for coffee each morning too.

Lakeside Nebraska Cabin on Harlan County Reservoir
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11. The Boathouse Cabin Rental

Price: $299+ per night

Where: Crete, Nebraska

Accommodates: 5 Guests


Enjoy a relaxing vacation at The Boathouse, one of the more unique cabin rentals in Nebraska.

The scenic rustic cabins are in a quiet country setting, yet only 30 minutes from Omaha and Lincoln. The Boathouse offers a range of suites, including several with beautiful water views. You can easily relax on the dock or take a canoe or kayak out onto Clear Creek.

Each cabin has a fireplace, a full kitchen, a bathroom, walk-in closets, DVD players, and free Wi-Fi. These vacation rentals also have outdoor balconies overlooking the Missouri River, where you can enjoy meals or relax and look out over the water.

Reservations must be made three months in advance to ensure availability, so please call today.

The Boathouse Cabin Rental in Nebraska
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12. Grand Island/St. Paul Area Cabin on the Lake

Price: $108+ per night

Where: Saint Paul, Nebraska

Accommodates: 2 Guests


This beautiful 2500 square foot waterfront log cabin near Lake St. Paul and only 30 minutes from Grand Island, NE, is perfect for a romantic getaway.

The main floor has a queen-sized bedroom and bath, kitchen, dining area, and a family room with a pool table and internet access. The lower level has a guest bedroom with a full bed, a loft with two twin beds, a bath, a sauna, and exercise machines. There’s also a pool table, club/family room, and wireless internet, among many other amenities.

Outdoor grilling is available for those who want a nice barbecue meal out in the lake breeze. As well as a nearby beach with swimming.

Grand Island:St. Paul Area Cabin on the Lake
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13. Cozy Cabin on the River

Place: $129+ per night

Where: Kearney, Nebraska

Accommodates: 4 Guests


Similar to the lakeside cabins in Kansas just a state over, this cozy cabin floods you with peace and relaxation. Here you can take in as much of the serene summer air of River’s Edge without much interruption.

The tree leaves gently blowing in the wind, a gentle breeze dances through the grass, and you can hear the river flowing behind it all. Whether you sit outside on the deck and soak up the rays, stay inside on a rainy day, or play family games in this cozy cabin on Kearney’s South Platte River, you will be at home here.

Each of the three bedrooms has a queen-size bed and a private bathroom with a bathtub and shower. There is even a horseshoe pit. The kitchen is fully equipped for all your cooking needs, as well as a coffee pot, toaster, and mixer.

Other features include a hot tub under the stars, a gas grill for summertime cookouts, and a beautiful, picturesque setting in a perfectly quiet area.

Cozy Nebraska Cabin on the River
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14. Lakeside Retreat with Outdoor Recreation, Elwood

Price: $250+ per night

Where: Elwood, Nebraska, United States

Accommodates: 16+ Guests


When it comes to cabin rentals, Nebraska has a good amount of places in the great outdoors. One of these is the Lakeside Retreat in Elwood, Nebraska.

The vacation rental has you covered with all the outdoor recreation opportunities you could ever want. You can go boating on Lewis and Clark Lake, paddle boarding and kayaking, fishing and hunting, swimming holes, hiking, and mountain biking trails, or even snowmobiling.

Looking for a secluded getaway with a private beach, cozy cabin, and multiple rooms to gather with friends? This comfortable lakeside cabin has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Each rental has wood-burning stoves, dishwashers, laundry facilities, and lakefront picnic areas for entertaining guests.

When it’s time to unwind from all of that excitement, retreat inside to relax and watch a movie and grab a slice of pizza at Pizza Hut Express.

Sunset on Lake in Nebraska
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