You’re going over the river and through the woods to rent a cabin in Southern California. There’s nothing quite like getting away from it all, just a few short hours from where you live to one of these woodsy cabin destinations. These are the real deal.
North Shore Ln
Big Bear Lake, CA 92333
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Set on the northern edge of Big Bear Lake, this campground has a generous offering of amenities (like plumbing!) without feeling too posh. There are both single and double sites, and trails leading to the lake which are ideal for a family bike ride. For more outdoors activities check out this list of the 15 best places for campfire in Los Angeles.
Grey Squirrel Resort
39372 Big Bear Boulevard
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Get away from it all in breathtaking Big Bear Lake. All cabins at Grey Squirrel Resort are equipped with flat screen TV’s, fireplaces, wireless internet, linens, bedding, utensils and dishes. There is even an indoor spa, heated pool and recreation area to use.
Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins
25994 HWY 189
Twin Peaks CA 92391
Offering 20 cabins on six acres of forest, Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins features unique and comfortable lodging where you can get away from it all. The main lodge is the hub to purchase snacks, souvenir’s, toiletries, firewood, and pick up a complimentary movie. Each cabin comes with a kitchen stocked with cooking necessities (food not included), BBQs and wireless internet.
Wrightwood Cabin Rentals
6043 Park Drive
Wrightwood, California 92397
Located in the San Gabriel Mountains, Wrightwood Cabin Rentals offers 12 different cabins ranging from a loft to a 2,400-square-foot, five-bedroom cabin. In the winter you can go to Mountain High and Ski Sunrise for skiing, snow play in the National Forest or cross country skiing. Summertime means swimming, mountain biking, tennis, chairlift rides, fishing and hiking.
54300 Village Center Rd
Idyllwild, CA 92549
Nestled in the charming and quaint village of Idyllwild, The Idyllwild Inn offers rustic cabins and themed rooms in the San Jacinto Mountains. If you’re into a little history, you’ll be amazed to find that some of the old rustic cabins date back to 1910. Luckily, they’ve been updated since then and each cabin offers fireplaces, heaters, private decks, Cable TV/DVD, phones, WiFi, linens, full kitchen, and coffeemaker with coffee. If you have a dog, the cabins are doggy friendly too!
Sleepy Hollow Cabins and Hotel
24033 Lake Drive
Crestline, CA 92325
Sleepy Hollow Cabins in Crestline/Lake Gregory offers year-round, get-away-from-it-all family fun. Just a short drive to Lake Arrowhead Village and Snow Valley Ski Resort for snow play during the winter, Lake Gregory also offers summertime fun. Dogs are welcome in most cabins.