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Best Overall: Rustic Log Cabin in Black Forest – See Rates at Airbnb
"From the outside, it resembles an authentic 1920s log cabin, but inside it has been renovated to include every modern comfort."
Best Overall, Runner Up: Newly Renovated Two-Bedroom Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb
"The expansive deck has a barbecue grill and outdoor seating for al fresco lunches and dinners during the summer."
"The private patio includes a fire pit and grill, and two Adirondack chairs for watching wildlife."
Best for Families: Three-Bedroom Cabin in Woodland Park – See Rates at Airbnb
"The cabin includes games, books, and bikes for all ages, while a Pack n’ Play and high chair makes life easy for those traveling with a baby."
"Most of the guests' time will be spent outside – sipping an early morning coffee while watching deer from the front deck."
Best for Larger Groups: Five-Bedroom Cabin in Cheyenne Canyon – See Rates at Airbnb
"Outside, creekside hammocks and dining spots give you the opportunity for some quiet time when you need it."
"Against a backdrop of breathtaking Pikes Peak views, go hiking, sledding, or snowshoeing from your back door."
Best Downtown: Centrally Located Six-Sleeper Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb
"The main level is occupied by an open-plan kitchen and family room, with a wood-burning fireplace to ward off the winter chill."
"The property is shared with other guests, and the Superhost owner offers professional massages, acupuncture, and astrology sessions."
Our Top Picks
Best Overall: Rustic Log Cabin in Black Forest
4 twin beds
Located to the north of downtown Colorado Springs, a city known for its outdoor recreation and natural surroundings, near scenic Black Forest, this Superhost-owned cabin has five-star reviews on Airbnb. From the outside, it resembles an authentic 1920s log cabin, but inside, it has been renovated to include every modern comfort.
Relax in front of the smart TV or log onto the high-speed Wi-Fi in the living room. Fix family meals using the kitchen’s stainless steel appliances, then stack the dirty plates in the dishwasher. The master bedroom is a highlight, with wood-paneled floors and an inviting King-size bed. In the afternoons, pour a drink and head out to the deck, where comfortable outdoor seating overlooks beautiful mountain views.
Best Overall, Runner Up: Newly Renovated Two-Bedroom Cabin
An ideal choice for couples with the budget to spend on something a little more luxurious, this two-bedroom cabin enjoys the same tranquil location in-between Black Forest and the city proper. Both bedrooms have a King-size bed, an en-suite bathroom, and cable TV. There’s another large TV in the open-plan living room, along with a feature fireplace made for cozy winter evenings.
Everything needed to prepare gourmet meals is in the cabin’s state-of-the-art kitchen. Otherwise, the expansive deck has a barbecue grill and outdoor seating for al fresco lunches and dinners during the summer. Other useful amenities include Wi-Fi, a washer/dryer, and free parking.
Best Budget: Scenic One-Bedroom Mountain Cabin
This compact but beautiful blue-painted cabin is located in the mountain community of Cascade-Chipita Park. With a Superhost owner, near-perfect Airbnb reviews, and affordable rates, it’s one of the best value choices in the Colorado Springs area. The private patio includes a fire pit and grill and two Adirondack chairs for watching wildlife.
Inside, there’s a fully stocked kitchen and a table for two, and a neat bedroom with a comfortable pillow-top mattress. The TV offers cable, and can also connect to Wi-Fi for Netflix access. In the adjoining bathroom, a skylight allows guests to shower beneath sunny—or starry—Colorado skies. The cabin roads are kept groomed all year round.
Best for Families: Three-Bedroom Cabin in Woodland Park
2 twin beds
This 1950s family cabin is located a half-hour drive from Colorado Springs in scenic Woodland Park. While the backyard overlooks Pikes Peak and has plenty of space for playing with the kids or cooking out on the gas grill, the four-person hot tub offers a rare chance for relaxation.
Inside, there’s a cozy living room with a gas fireplace and a smart TV, stocked with all the latest streaming apps. Feel free to make as much of a mess as you like in the kitchen, then let the dishwasher take care of the cleaning up. The cabin includes games, books, and bikes for all ages, while a Pack n’ Play and high chair makes life easy for those traveling with a baby. Dogs are also welcome.
Most Romantic: Cozy Cabin in the Mountains Near Divide
Designed as a romantic retreat for couples who want to disconnect and focus on each other, this hillside cabin is located in between Cripple Creek and the picturesque mountain community of Divide. Despite its secluded location, it’s an easy 30-minute drive to downtown Colorado Springs.
Most of the guests' time will be spent outside—sipping an early morning coffee while watching deer from the front deck or soaking beneath the stars in the romantic hot tub. There’s a grill on the deck and a fully equipped kitchen inside. During the winter, the living room is a cozy place for couples to unwind together, complete with a TV, a comfy couch, and a wood-burning stove.
Best for Larger Groups: Five-Bedroom Cabin in Cheyenne Canyon
2 double beds
4 Twin beds
Indoor and outdoor fireplaces
Situated in Cheyenne Canyon on the outskirts of Colorado Springs, this luxury cabin features five exquisitely decorated bedrooms and can sleep up to 12 people. Spend lazy mornings in the sunroom with its underfloor heating; and evenings watching movies on the living room’s huge TV. Meals made in the brand new kitchen are enjoyed around the 12-seater pine dining table. Outside, creekside hammocks and dining spots give you the opportunity for some quiet time when you need it, while the outdoor fireplace is a social gathering place. There’s also a hot tub hidden in the woods. Other perks include central heating and air-conditioning, and high-speed WiFi.
Best Remote: Secluded Two-Bedroom Cabin Near Divide
For those that want to get away from it all while still being able to reach downtown Colorado Springs in 35 minutes, this cabin that sits on 35 acres of pristine private property is an ideal choice. Situated against a backdrop of breathtaking Pikes Peak views, access to hiking, sledding, or snowshoeing is just a stone's throw away.
Enormous windows flood the interior with light, from the living room with its fireplace and cable TV to the fully equipped kitchen. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms – one with a shower, the other with a tub. Head outside to fire up the grill for dinner on the deck, or to sit out under the stars in the hot tub. Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and free parking are also included.
Best Downtown: Centrally Located Six-Sleeper Cabin
1 sofa bed
1 Twin bed
If the idea of staying in a cabin, but not being too far from the action is appealing, opt for this one-bedroom listing. Located on Shooks Run walking and biking trail, it’s a five-minute drive from downtown Colorado Springs.
Hallmarks of this property include its unique wood and rock architecture, and the warm hospitality of its Superhost owners. The main level is occupied by an open-plan kitchen and family room, with a wood-burning fireplace to ward off the winter chill. Kids will love the loft – with its twin bed and small TV – while the basement offers a Queen bed, sleeper couch, and en-suite bathroom. Outside in the private yard, you’ll find a choice of different grills.
Most Unique: Room in a Cabin in Old Colorado City
1 double bed
Located in historic Old Colorado City, this cabin is a haven for bohemian travelers. The property is shared with other guests, and the Superhost owner offers professional massages, acupuncture, and astrology sessions. The garden is full of landscaped areas intended for “420 enjoyment,” while a private bedroom overlooks Pikes Peak.
Use the Wi-Fi to connect to Netflix and Amazon Prime, and the shared kitchen to prepare meals. The bathroom is also shared, and guests can hang out with other travelers on the deck. Alternatively, book a private session in the hot tub. A bonus: in the fenced backyard, there’s an Alice in Wonderland bed for sleeping out in summer.