The 9 Best Red River Gorge Cabin Rentals of 2020

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Best Overall: Tiny Rustic Cabin Near Rogers – See Rates at Airbnb

"Inside, the cabin channels contemporary rustic chic, with gleaming wood floors and quartz countertops in the fully stocked kitchen."

Best Budget: Affordable Four-Sleeper Cabin Near Slade – See Rates at Airbnb

"At the cabin, the downstairs area comprises an open-plan living and dining room with comfortable couches and a large TV."

Best for Families: Three-Bedroom Cabin Near Zachariah – See Rates at Airbnb

"The cabin has two barbecue grills and an outdoor fire pit for crafting s’mores, so it's perfect for any type of cookout."

Most Romantic: Couples Cabin With a Hot Tub – See Rates at Airbnb

"Useful amenities include a charcoal grill, underfloor heating, and a washer/dryer, so you can live comfortably."

Best Views: Two-Bedroom Clifftop Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb

"Inside, the cabin is decorated in a traditional rustic style, with handcrafted furniture and polished wooden floors."

Best for Larger Groups: 12-Sleeper Cabin Near Rogers – See Rates at Airbnb

"In the basement den you’ll find a large TV and a built-in bar, while the wraparound porch offers rocking chairs and a grill for idyllic summer evenings."

Most Remote: Secluded Cabin in the Woods Near Zoe – See Rates at Airbnb

"There is no Wi-Fi and no phone signal, just the musical sounds of the creek flowing past outside."

Best Luxury: Three-Bedroom Cabin in Slade – See Rates at Airbnb

"The kitchen boasts top-of-the-range stainless steel appliances, while the open-plan living and dining area is dominated by floor-to-ceiling windows."

Most Unique: Two-Bedroom Shipping Container Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb

"Constructed using old shipping containers, the cabin boasts an ultra-modern design with wood-paneled interiors and the latest mod-cons."

Our Top Picks

01 of 09

Best Overall: Tiny Rustic Cabin Near Rogers

Tiny Rustic Cabin Near Rogers

Airbnb

Bedrooms (1)
  • 1 Queen

  • 2 air mattresses

  • 4 guests

Amenities
  • Cable TV

  • Indoor fireplace

  • Wi-Fi

The perfect getaway for couples or small families, this cozy home has a Superhost owner and a five-star rating on Airbnb. It’s located on 150 private acres near Rogers, a remote town on the edge of Natural Bridge State Resort Park, giving you access to waterfalls, creeks, and amazing rock formations without ever leaving the property.

Inside, the cabin channels contemporary rustic chic, with gleaming wood floors and quartz countertops in the fully stocked kitchen. Curl up beneath the living room’s vaulted ceilings to watch cable TV while enjoying the warmth from the fireplace or head outside for sundowners at the creekside fire pit.

The cabin includes a charcoal grill and covered front and back porches for eating alfresco, so dining should never be a problem. 

02 of 09

Best Budget: Affordable Four-Sleeper Cabin Near Slade

Affordable Four-Sleeper Cabin Near Slade

Airbnb

Bedrooms (1)
  • 1 Queen

  • 1 sofa bed

  • 4 guests

Amenities
  • TV

  • Heating

  • Free parking

For the thrifty traveler, this cabin on the outskirts of Slade is an excellent choice, thanks to the sites that surround it, all of which are either cheap or free. The town of Slade is right on the outskirts of the Red River Gorge park, so it allows convenient access while still offering peace and quiet, and the cabin is located on a 25-acre homestead and separated from the Superhost owner’s house by beautiful woodland.

Spend your downtime exploring the property’s walking trails, or relaxing by the peaceful pond. Back at the cabin, the downstairs area comprises an open-plan living and dining room with comfortable couches and a large TV. There’s no Wi-Fi, but the loft bedroom features a romantic sleigh bed and there’s an indulgent soaking tub in the bathroom.

Prepare simple snacks in the kitchenette, or take a short drive to legendary Miguels Pizza for a more substantial meal.

03 of 09

Best for Families: Three-Bedroom Cabin Near Zachariah

Three-Bedroom Cabin Near Zachariah

Airbnb

Bedrooms (3)
  • 1 Queen

  • 1 Double

  • 2 Twin

  • 6 guests

Amenities
  • Deck

  • Indoor fireplace

  • Wi-Fi

Located close to Zachariah in the depths of Daniel Boone National Forest, this ranch-style cabin is a great fit for adventurous families. Kids will love the loft bedroom, with its two Twin beds and cozy, sloped ceilings, offering comfort and novelty.

Downstairs, a sociable, open-plan layout includes the full kitchen and a spacious living area complete with a gas fireplace and smart TV. On rainy days, get to work on one of the cabin’s puzzles, or gather around the dining table for a game of cards.

When the sun is shining, you’ll spend much of your time outside, relaxing on the covered front porch or playing cornhole in the yard. The cabin has two barbecue grills and an outdoor fire pit for crafting s’mores, so it's perfect for any type of cookout you can think of.  

04 of 09

Most Romantic: Couples Cabin With a Hot Tub

Couples Cabin With a Hot Tub

Airbnb

Bedrooms (1)
  • 1 Queen

  • 2 guests

Amenities
  • TV

  • Wi-Fi

  • Hot tub

Another Superhost-owned property, this cabin was specially designed for couples in search of a romantic getaway destination. It sits amidst scenic forest on a hillside near Slade, and was impeccably handcrafted by a third-generation carpenter. Two stories tall and made of hand-cut wood, the interiors are airy, with arched windows and marble countertops accentuating the cabin feel. Still, the open-plan living area and the loft-style bedroom mean that the cabin is still modern and fresh.

Spend your mornings reading and relaxing on the private deck, and your evenings talking around the fire pit or in the outdoor hot tub. When the weather’s too cold to be outside, cuddle up together on the large leather couch in front of the TV.

Other useful amenities include a charcoal grill, underfloor heating, and a washer/dryer, so you can live comfortably. 

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05 of 09

Best Views: Two-Bedroom Clifftop Cabin

Two-Bedroom Clifftop Cabin

Airbnb

 

Bedrooms (2)
  • 2 Queen

  • 4 guests

Amenities
  • Cable TV

  • Wi-Fi

  • Laundry facilities

Located in between Slade and Rogers on a cliff overlooking panoramic views of Daniel Boone National Forest, this cabin stands out for its stunning scenery.

You’ll spend much of your time on the elevated deck, gazing out over the valley while sipping your morning coffee or enjoying dinner with a view at the outdoor table and chairs. When night falls, there’s no better place to stargaze from than the romantic hot tub.

Inside, the cabin is decorated in a traditional rustic style, with handcrafted furniture and polished wooden floors. There’s a fully equipped kitchen, a living area with a comfy couch and cable TV, and two bedrooms. Wi-Fi and laundry facilities are included. 

06 of 09

Best for Larger Groups: 12-Sleeper Cabin Near Rogers

12-Sleeper Cabin Near Rogers

Airbnb

Bedrooms (4)
  • 1 King

  • 1 Queen

  • 1 Double

  • 4 Twin

  • 1 floor mattress

  • 1 couch

  • 12 guests

Amenities
  • Wi-Fi

  • Hot tub

  • Wraparound porch

If you’re planning a family reunion or a weekend away with friends, this four-bedroom cabin is an ideal fit. It’s located in Pine Ridge, a small community south of Red River Gorge, and fosters a social atmosphere with a full kitchen that flows into the dining and living areas.

Play board games together in front of the fireplace, or gather around the large table for potluck meals. In the basement den, you’ll find a large TV and a built-in bar, while the wraparound porch offers rocking chairs and a grill for idyllic summer evenings, fit for up to 12 people.

The cabin’s abundant outdoor space includes a hot tub and fire pit, and a jungle gym to keep the kids entertained while the adults relax. Wi-Fi and laundry facilities are added perks. 

07 of 09

Most Remote: Secluded Cabin in the Woods Near Zoe

Secluded Cabin in the Woods Near Zoe

Airbnb

Bedrooms (2)
  • 1 King

  • 1 Double

  • 1 Twin

  • 5 guests

Amenities
  • Dishwasher

  • Wraparound porch

  • Fire pit

Nestled deep in the woods at the end of a bumpy road, this cabin is made for those that want to get away from it all. There is no Wi-Fi and no phone signal, just the musical sounds of the creek flowing past outside.

Breathe in the fresh country air while sitting out on the wraparound porch, or recount tales of the day’s adventures around the roaring flames of the fire pit.

Inside, the cabin features two cozy bedrooms and a small kitchen with all the appliances you need to cook healthy, hearty meals. There’s a fireplace in the living room, and yoga mats and meditation cushions for reconnecting with your spiritual side. There's no better way to de-stress than by reconnecting with nature and disconnecting from your phone.

If you're planning on visiting in the winter, make sure you bring a car with four-wheel drive, as the terrain can be difficult to pass. 

08 of 09

Best Luxury: Three-Bedroom Cabin in Slade

Three-Bedroom Cabin in Slade

Airbnb

Bedrooms (3)
  • 1 King

  • 3 Queen

  • 8 guests

Amenities
  • Cable TV

  • Hot tub

  • Indoor fireplace

Located at the end of a valley that affords total privacy, this luxury cabin is pricier than the others on this list. That's because its immaculate furnishings and modern comforts – that range from high-speed Wi-Fi to no fewer than five cable TVs – make it well worth the expense.

The kitchen boasts top-of-the-range stainless steel appliances, while the open-plan living and dining area is dominated by floor-to-ceiling windows and a grand stone fireplace. Climb up to the loft for a game of billiards or take a stroll to the property’s private stream and waterfall.

Spend the rest of the evening on the wraparound deck. Here, you’ll find that the house has its own bar, a grill, and a hot tub made for pure relaxation, so the patio is the perfect place to host guests and gather.

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09 of 09

Most Unique: Two-Bedroom Shipping Container Cabin

Two-Bedroom Shipping Container Cabin

Airbnb

Bedrooms (2)
  • 1 King

  • 1 Queen

  • 4 guests

Amenities
  • Cable TV

  • Wi-Fi

  • Laundry facilities

For a cabin stay with a difference, choose this innovative home located in between Slade and Bowen, west of Red River Gorge. Constructed using old shipping containers, the cabin boasts an ultra-modern design with wood-paneled interiors and the latest mod-cons.

Use the kitchen’s stainless steel appliances and concrete countertop to prepare delicious meals. Watch your favorite cable channels on the oversized TV in the living area, or spend a quiet moment reading on the covered porch.

In summer, the outdoor grill and fire pit provide all the ingredients you need for a memorable evening under the stars. Wi-Fi, heating, and air-conditioning round out this unique cabin’s list of comforts. 

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