20 gorgeous Airbnb log cabins in Colorado

 

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DECEMBER 2020

When you think about booking accommodation in Colorado, there’s usually one type that surpasses the rest.

Log cabins in Colorado are synonymous with the US state, and for good reason too. Offering panoramic mountain views, cozy-style log cabins and hidden hideaways, it’s a getaway option that caters to everyone. 

Ideal for snowy winters, fall breaks or a romantic retreat, here are 20 Airbnb log cabins in Colorado to consider booking. 

If you’re new to Airbnb and like what you see, use my discount code to get $40 off your first booking.

Log cabins in Colorado with mountain views

All of the Airbnb log cabins in this post come with pretty landscape views. However, if it’s Colorado mountain views that you’re looking for, the following cabins have you covered. 

1. The modern mountain getaway

Spend your Colorado break in this stunning modern log cabin, just 10 minutes’ drive from the picturesque town of Breckenridge.

Located 11,000ft above sea level, the property has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and can accommodate 6 guests.

Surrounded by views of Mt. Quandry, the cabin’s an ideal base for hiking the mountain. It offers contact-free self-check-in and goes beyond the cleaning standards of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. 

 

Breckenridge modern mountain cabin lounge view - log cabins in Colorado

Cozy and chic accommodation in Breckenridge

 

2. The log cabin surrounded by nature

When you think of a Colorado log cabin surrounded by boundless nature, this traditional property in Jefferson comes to mind.

With 2 bedrooms, 5 beds and 2 bathrooms, the cabin can sleep 10 people. Its biggest highlight, however, is its location. Surrounded by mountain views at every turn, it’s a cabin where you can escape, relax and recharge.

Breckenridge and the hot springs at Buena Vista are a straightforward 45-minute drive away.

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Check into this mountain retreat in Jefferson Colorado ©Airbnb

 

“Ideal for snowy winters, fall breaks or a romantic retreat…”

3. The private mountain retreat

Enjoy uninterrupted views of the Colorado mountain range at this superb private mountain retreat in Idaho Springs. 

Able to accommodate 4 people, the cabin has 1 bedroom with king bed, and 1 queen-size sofa bed.

Located at 8,900ft elevation, the cabin’s a 5 mile-drive from restaurants and 20 minutes’ drive from the Loveland Ski Area. 

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Escape to this rural retreat in Idaho Springs in Colorado ©Airbnb

 

4. The private mountain retreat

Covering 2,000sqr ft, this log cabin near Cripple Creek was made for large families / groups. 

Inside are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, which can host 9 guests. Along with the master bedroom, there’s another with twin beds and a living room with a queen sleeper sofa.

The basement level has another bedroom with a queen bed, and a living room with a twin sleeper sofa.

Cripple Creek is the nearest town and is 5 miles by car.

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Take in the mountain views at this log cabin near Cripple Creek ©Airbnb

5. The cabin on top of The Colorado National Monument

Spend a few nights at this truly unique log cabin in Glade Park, Colorado.

Located on a working horse ranch, on top of The Colorado National Monument, accommodation doesn’t get more unique than this. 

Though listed as having 2 bedrooms, the cabin can host 9 guests. Extra bunk beds and a queen-size sleeper pull-out sofa make it possible.

Fully functional and stocked with everything you need, this cabin’s great for families or large groups.

Local activities to the cabin include hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. The city of Grand Junction is 30 minutes by car from the property.

Rustic log cabin bedroom

Rustic through and through in Glade Park, Colorado ©Airbnb

6. The tiny log cabin

If you’ve ever seen those tiny homes online and always wanted to stay in one, this is your chance.

With 1 bedroom, 1 bed and a half-bath, this tiny log cabin is just for solo travelers. Rustic and ultra cozy, come here to escape (temporarily) the outside world and to enjoy the rural landscape. 

Located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, it’s just 5 minutes’ drive from the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. The Eldora Skiing Resort is 25 minutes away, while Rocky Mountain National Park is 40 minutes from the cabin.

Log cabins in Colorado with hot tubs

Add a touch more relaxation to your Colorado holiday. These log cabins with hot tubs are ideal for unwinding after a long day.

With picture-postcard views to match, the hot tub will become your favorite spot in the cabin.

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A tiny log cabin, just for one ©Airbnb

7. The cabin with large decks and views

If space is your M.O. when booking a log cabin in Colorado, look no further. This stylish, yet rustic, cabin located in Bailey can sleep 8 people. 

Three bedrooms, 6 beds and 2 bathrooms plus all the amenities you need, it’s a great choice for families.

Huge outdoor decks and a hot tub with far-reaching views of the Rocky Mountains complete the cabin’s highlights.

The surrounding area’s perfect for hiking or biking, and attractions like Staunton State Park is a 15 minute-drive away.

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Enjoy a few nights in Bailey, Colorado ©Airbnb

8. The historic log cabin

Located in the heart of Grand Lake in Colorado is this traditional and cozy log cabin. 

With 2 bedrooms, 3 beds and 1 bathroom, the cabin’s family friendly and is also good for large groups. The cabin also has a fireplace and a (communal) hot tub in the village.

Pet friendly, it’s one property where everyone’s welcome.

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History and comfort come together at this log cabin in Grand Lake ©Airbnb

9. The ‘Swedish cottage’ cabin

The second tiny home on the list, and one that comes with its very own hot tub.

Located in Idaho Springs, this Swedish-style tiny cabin overlooks the peaceful Fall River. Utterly charming, it has 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom and can sleep 1 to 2 guests.

Enjoy glorious mountains views from the outdoor deck, while sipping on a glass of wine next to the fire pit.

Downtown Idaho Springs is an easy 4 minute-drive, while Loveland Ski Resort is just 24 minutes from the cabin.

Swedish tiny home exterior - log cabins in Colorado

A taste of Sweden in Idaho Springs, Colorado ©Airbnb

10. The modern tiny home

Third time’s the charm with another tiny house (I clearly love these).

Located in Woodland Park, this gorgeous and inviting modern cabin has everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Fully functional, the cabin has a sunroom, and a private deck with a hot tub. Able to host 4 guests, it has 1 bedroom, 2 beds and 1 bathroom. 

At an altitude of 8,000ft, breathe in the fresh mountain air and enjoy the spectacular views. Colorado Springs is a 20-minute drive away. 

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Nothing but love for this tiny log cabin in Woodland Park ©Airbnb

11. The downtown log cabin

Get the best of both worlds at this log cabin in Estes Park, Colorado. 

Built in the 1800s, this hillside cabin is an easy 8-minute walk to the downtown area. At the property, the large deck with hot tub offers ample opportunity to lap up the surrounding nature. 

Able to accommodate 4 people, the cabin has 1 bedroom, 3 beds and 1 bathroom. Bears are known to frequent the area, so guests are advised not to leave any food in their cars.

Log cabin and hot tub - log cabins in Colorado

Enjoy the hot tub at this downtown log cabin ©Airbnb

12. The hideaway cabin with hot tub

Surrounded by the beauty of the Aspen trees, is this charming 2-bedroom log cabin located in Fairplay, Colorado.

A good size for families or a large group of friends, (well-behaved) dogs are also welcome. As mentioned in the title, the cabin comes with its own hot tub, with relaxing views to match.

The town of Fairplay is 10 minutes by car, while Buena Vista and Breckenridge are both 45 minutes away.

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Immerse yourself in the Colorado nature ©Airbnb

13. The super stylish log cabin

Located in Idaho Springs, is this stylish log cabin that combines traditional mountain cabin elements with chic interiors.

Perfect for 2 people, it comes with 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. My favorite feature has to be the outdoor deck with a sectional sofa.

 

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Chill out on the sectional sofa ©Airbnb

 

It’s an idyllic spot for breakfast, or a place to relax with some wine after a long day out on the slopes. Other outdoor amenities include the hot tub and a fire pit. 

Log cabins in Colorado — things to do

Local activities are in close proximity to the property. It’s 7 miles from Echo Mountain Ski Resort, and is also close to the Indian Hot Springs Resort. 

Hiking, fishing and rafting are other non-skiing activities you can also try out during your stay.

Lounge in log cabin in Idado Springs

Get super cozy at this stunning log cabin ©Airbnb

14. The authentic log cabin

Get a taste of an authentic log cabin experience in Colorado by spending a few nights at Fawn Cabin.

Located in Florissant and set on 5 acres of private land, you’ll have no trouble settling in. Spot the different wildlife from the comfort of the cabin, before checking out the attractions at nearby Pikes Peak.

Fawn Cabin is 20 minutes from Cripple Creek. The town has plenty of historic attractions such as Molly Kathleen Gold Mine and the Cripple Creek Railroad.

Good for 4 guests, there are 3 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1 bathroom and of course, the outdoor hot tub.

Exterior of Fawn Cabin - log cabins in Colorado

Fawn Cabin offers the best of the surrounding landscape ©Airbnb

15. The cabin with 360° views

Escape the stresses and strains of everyday life at this private and peaceful mountain retreat.

Relax, or enjoy reconnecting with nature, this cabin located in Guffey, Colorado makes an ideal base.

With 7 acres of surrounding land, activities such as hiking, biking and fishing are on your doorstep.

Suitable for 3 guests, the cabin has 1 bedroom, 1 bed and 1 bathroom. The hot tub is good for 2 people.

Log cabin in Guffey Colorado

The sun setting over Guffey Colorado ©Airbnb

16. The designer studio cabin

Enjoy all the perks of the Kerouac Cabin located in Durango, Colorado.

A unique designer studio cabin, it has 1 bedroom, 1 bed and 1 bathroom. Good for 3 people, every window from the property offers stunning views of the enveloping landscape.

Other noteworthy features include a ski lift chair swing on the deck, and of course, the private hot tub.

The Purgatory Ski Resort is 1.5 miles from the property, while The Nugget Mountain Bar is a walkable 700m.

Cabin with ski lift chair - log cabins in Colorado

Enjoy the perks and the ski lift chair swing at this log cabin ©Airbnb

Romantic and rustic log cabins in Colorado

Enjoy some quality alone time at one of these romantic and rustic log cabins. Remote and peaceful, it’s an ideal getaway from the routine of everyday life.

17. The cabin with the zipline

Romantic from the second you step inside, you’ll fall head over heels with this boho chic log cabin in Golden.

Its features include a nature loft skylight, which lets you snuggle up beneath the stars, and a zipline. An attached tree fort with zipline provides a mini adventure for guests, and all from the comfort of your cabin.

Enjoy a good night’s sleep in the custom log bed with luxury linens, and enjoy morning coffee on the front deck.

Located between the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, the cabin’s also 35 minutes’ drive away from Golden and Boulder. It can accommodate 2 people.

Boho log cabin bedroom - log cabins in Colorado

Spend a few nights at this Boho chic log cabin ©Airbnb

18. The pet-friendly log cabin

Though many of the cabins in this post do welcome dogs, many of them have exceptions. Not Deer Creek Cabin in Bailey Colorado.

Just 45 minutes from Denver, this 2-bedroom log cabin makes an ideal mountain getaway. Pets are welcome — and with no extra charge. 

With a fireplace, hot tub and views of 3 of the Rocky Mountain peaks, it’s a getaway made for romance.

Breckenridge Ski Resort is 1.5 hours away as is Denver International Airport.

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The lounge area at Deer Creek log cabin ©Airbnb

19. The cabin with its own pond

Spend some quality time at this cozy cabin in a romantic rural setting in Salida, Colorado.

ts exterior may look small, but inside are 2 bedrooms, 3 beds and 1 bathroom. 

As it says in the title, there’s a pond on the property. It costs $20 (£14 / €16) a day to fish, but it’s catch and release only, and no bait.

Local attractions include the Monarch Ski Resort and Mount Princeton Hot Springs, which are about 30 minutes away.

The back deck overlooking Colorado mountains

Enjoy the views from the back deck ©Airbnb

20. The cabin near the marina

Truthfully speaking, this custom-made cabin, just steps from Grand Lake Marina, is probably a little too big for 2.

However, the reason for its appearance is its location. Main Street boardwalk in Grand Lake has over 60 restaurants and shops, not forgetting the galleries.

With 3 bedrooms, 4 beds and 2 bathrooms, this log cabin can sleep 7 guests. A mountain theme runs throughout the property, and there’s also a private patio to enjoy outdoor meals and pretty views.

Kitchen at Main St log cabin

Cook up a storm, or not, at this gorgeous log cabin in Grand Lake ©Airbnb

How does a getaway in a log cabin in Colorado sound? Which of these properties would you most like to stay in? Let me know in the comments. 

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Welcome to my site! I'm Lisa, founder of Following the Rivera. I write primarily for a ‘flashpacker’ audience, a demographic (late 20s onward) that enjoys glamping over camping and staying at boutique/luxury boutique hotels. Flashpackers also like to indulge in the local food and wine, cultural activities, as well as a spot of wellness on their travels. Want to know more? Read on....

       

 

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