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Best in Duck Creek: Buck Shadow Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb
"This cozy A-frame cabin in Duck Creek features a renovated interior that combines rustic charm with modern furnishings."
Best in Moab: Dog-Friendly Moab Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb
"This cabin feels like a private retreat in the woods but is actually in the heart of downtown Moab."
Best in Bear Lake: Lake-view Garden City Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb
"The vacation rental is located just four miles from downtown Garden City, where you’ll find shopping, dining, and beaches."
Best in Sundance: Log Cabin on the Stream – See Rates at Airbnb
"Hit the slopes and then head to the famous Foundry Grill at Sundance Resort to chow down."
Best Luxury: Cabin in Promontory Park City – See Rates at Airbnb
"The cabin is massive in its own right, with a fully equipped kitchen big enough to cook for a banquet, and five bedrooms."
Best for Families: Harbour Village Family-Fun Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb
"Don’t forget to bring the four-legged members of the family along with, as this rental is pet-friendly, thanks to its sprawling and enclosed yards."
Best for Large Groups: Alton Lodge – See Rates at Airbnb
"There are two sand volleyball courts, horseshoes, hiking trails, a fire pit, and outdoor movie screen, and even an amphitheater."
Best for Romance: La Caille Cottage – See Rates at Airbnb
"This rustic-chic getaway is perfect for two, and pair great with a dinner at the restaurant or a tasting at the Chateau La Caille winery."
Most Modern: A-Frame Haus – See Rates at Airbnb
"You should make sure to full advantage of the beautiful decor, which is equal parts modern farmhouse and rustic cabin."
Our Top Picks
Best in Duck Creek: Buck Shadow Cabin
This cozy A-frame cabin in Duck Creek, situated just above the border with Arizona, features a renovated interior that combines rustic charm like classic wood walls and a wood-burning stove with modern furniture. You can use the stove for heat if you’re feeling old-school, but there’s also an electric furnace, so you won't have to worry about staying cozy in the winter.
As far as living space goes, there’s a fully equipped kitchen, a private bedroom with a queen bed, a loft with two Queen beds that’s great for kids, a double-height living space, and a front porch with Adirondack chairs.
Outside, the fire pit and picnic provide ample opportunity for a cookout and a night beneath the stars. If you don't feel like cooking, swing around the corner to Hot Mama's Pizza & Brew for some Italian food and local craft beers.
Best in Moab: Dog-Friendly Moab Cabin
1 sofa bed
You’ll get the best of both worlds at this pet-friendly cabin that feels like a private retreat in the woods but is actually in the heart of downtown Moab. The town is only a short walk to the restaurants and shops, and a short drive from all the great things to do in Arches National Park, as well as Canyonlands National Park.
The cabin features modern decor with some vintage touches, like an old Coca-Cola sign in the kitchen and vintage light fixtures. Overall, the cabin has a homey feel, but it's still decked out with all the latest appliances.
In the evenings, you can relax on the covered porch that overlooks Mill Creek. Plus, fine dining is aplenty in Moab, with restaurants like El Charro Loco for Mexican classics like enchiladas, or Sabaku Sushi for dishes like salmon rolls or sashimi.
Best in Bear Lake: Lake-view Garden City Cabin
With sweeping views of Bear Lake – the perfect place to take advantage of Utah's wilderness thanks to its wealth of activities – this three-bedroom cabin in Garden City is ideal for traveling groups or families, thanks to amenities like a wrap-around porch and an air hockey table. Kids and adults alike will find something they love in the cabin, whether it be in the surrounding grounds, or in the game room.
Enjoying excellent and bright views of the lake, the cabin is decorated classically with a clean feel, adorned by traditional quilts, wooden walls, and even an antique grandfather clock. Still, there's plenty of room here, and you can stretch out on the porch and make full use of the grill if you want to have a cookout.
The vacation rental is located just four miles from downtown Garden City, where you’ll find shopping like Clea's Nifty Gifts for souvenirs, dining like Merlins for American food and steaks, and beaches right on Bear Lake. There are also plenty of hiking, biking, and skiing trails nearby if you get tired of daily life in the town, and want to explore some of Utah's richest wildlife.
Best in Sundance: Log Cabin on the Stream
Nestled into the woods along a creek, this log cabin is a true retreat. It has an extensive outdoor deck area spanning multiple levels, offering loungers overlooking the water, a gazebo, and a hot tub, so there's extensive opportunity for relaxation here.
Inside, there’s a massive great room with a large wood-burning fireplace, five cozy bedrooms, a reading nook, and a game room with a pool table and a dartboard.
The cabin is located in the heart of Sundance, near the skiing, spas, and restaurants of the resort town. Hit the slopes and then head to the famous Foundry Grill at Sundance Resort to chow down on dishes like Fried Chicken fried jalapeño creamed corn and Braised Short Rib with savory crepes.
Best Luxury: Cabin in Promontory Park City
Shared pool and hot tub
Set in the Promontory Club, an exclusive resort community in Park City, famous for countless skiing and mountain activities, this elegant 5,300-square-foot rental has high-end finishes that make the typically rustic cabin aesthetic quite luxe.
But the real luxuries are the amenities of the resort, including two resident-only restaurants – one of which is known for its game room with billiards, bowling, and more – a golf course, a spa, a fitness center, tennis courts, an ice skating rink, snow tubing, and hiking and cross-country skiing trails.
The cabin is massive in its own right as well, with a fully equipped kitchen big enough to cook for a banquet, five bedrooms, and a wealth of living areas for your whole group to gather.
Best for Families: Harbour Village Family-Fun Cabin
1 sofa bed
2 bunk beds
1 air mattress
Perched on a hill overlooking Bear Lake in the Harbour Village community, this sprawling cabin has amenities for the whole family. In the game room, there are arcade games, foosball, pool, and even vending machines for snacks and drinks. Outside, you’ll find a hot tub, a gas grill, a trampoline, and outdoor toys for the kids.
Don’t forget to bring the four-legged members of the family along with, as this rental is pet-friendly, thanks to its sprawling and enclosed yards.
The cabin, built entirely of wood, is decorated in a classic log-cabin style, but with modern renovations like a fully-equipped kitchen, and massive windowpanes to bring in light. The best part? The amazing panoramic from the windows looking right out onto Bear Lake.
Best for Large Groups: Alton Lodge
1 sofa bed
Outdoor movie screen
There’s room for a whopping 34 guests in this massive lodge—plus eight more if you rent the other two apartments on site— located on a 20-acre plot of land near Alton.
On the grounds, there are two sand volleyball courts, horseshoes, hiking trails, a fire pit, an outdoor movie screen, and an amphitheater that's perfect for group gatherings. Inside, there are four fireplaces, a laundry room, and the house even has its very own private gym.
Best for Romance: La Caille Cottage
For romantic foodies, there’s no better place to stay in Utah than this cottage in Sandy, located on the 20-acre La Caille estate, home to the French restaurant and event venue of the same name. Perfect for a romantic weekend away, guests can connect while enjoying the view of the estate from the comfort of the rustic, French-style cabin.
Book a stay at the forested property’s adorable rental, a rustic-chic getaway that’s perfect for two, and pair it with a dinner at the restaurant or a tasting at the Chateau La Caille winery. At the famed restaurant, guests can dine on classic and re-invented dishes like potato crusted sea bass with butter braised leeks or spiced duck breast with rutabaga.
The cabin comes with a hot tub for a relaxing post-dinner, pre-slumber soak, plus a fireplace to keep things nice and cozy inside.
Most Modern: A-Frame Haus
What happens when you take a retro A-frame cabin and infuse a contemporary Scandinavian design aesthetic? An immaculate and serene, hideaway in the woods, as evidenced by this vacation rental near Heber City.
Located just a 20-minute drive from skiing at Deer Valley and a 30-minute drive to downtown Heber, the cabin is perfectly placed for a ski and shopping retreat. When you head into town, try out Dottie’s Kolache Co. for a Czech snack of pastries, or head to Tony's Tacos for traditional Mexican street food.
Back at the cabin, you'll want to take full advantage of the beautiful decor – equal-parts modern farmhouse and rustic cabin – which feels like you're transported to the modern European countryside.