10 Cool Cabins to Rent in Oregon

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Oregon boasts an abundance of natural beauty – from the rugged coast stretching 363 miles, volcanic mountains, roaring waterfalls, high alpine lakes and 55 rivers, it’s an outdoor lover’s paradise. Whether it’s skiing, biking, hiking, fishing or paddling, there is no shortage of adventures to be had in the state.

From Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the U.S., to Hell’s Canyon, the largest river gorge in North America, to volcanic Mt. Hood, there are plenty of natural wonders to visit.

There’s also plenty of adventures of the culinary kind.  Oregon takes craft beer seriously with over 300 breweries to try.  And the state is also known for a robust wine scene in the Willamette Valley, which spans over 100 miles and offers over 900 wineries.  Oregon is blessed with some of the most diverse and beautiful wine-growing landscapes in the world.  While the state is most known for Pinot Noir, over 100 varieties of grapes are grown in the Valley.   Find fresh produce, flowers, ciders and wine on the Fruit Loop, a scenic 35-mile loop in the Hood River Valley.

Ready to book your stay?  Find your adventure basecamp at one of these cool cabins to rent:

Cool Modern Cabins to Rent in Oregon

Scandi Style Cabin Near Mt. Hood

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This pet-friendly, two-bedroom, and one-bathroom Scandinavian-style A-frame cabin is located close to Mount Hood, Timberline, and Skibowl for skiing and Sandy River for fishing. It’s also only an hour away from Portland and there are also several options for food close by.

Although built in the 1970s, the cabin has recently been updated with all the modern amenities, including a washer and dryer, a smart TV, and WiFi access throughout. The bathroom has a shower and jetted tub combination.

There is a wood stove in the living room, seating for four to eat, and modern kitchen appliances and utensils. The back deck can be used for relaxing and admiring the scenery or for dining al fresco. You can also enjoy evenings around the fire pit.

If you are looking to stick closer to home during your getaway, you can access snowshoe and cross-country trails near the cabin in the winter and biking and hiking in the warmer months.

Modern Mountain A-Frame with Hot Tub

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This A-frame located in Rhododendron has two bedrooms and one bathroom on four levels. The bedrooms are loft-style and open concept.

Enjoy games in the cabin, cuddle up in front of the fireplace, soak in the hot tub, or get cozy by the fire pit. There’s also a TV with streaming services available to just chill out.

You are only about 15 minutes away from skiing at Skibowl and just steps away from Zig Zag River for fishing as well as hiking/biking trails.

Loloma Lodge – McKenzie Riverfront Cabins

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Loloma Lodge features four riverfront cabins that are perched on the 90-mile long Mckenzie River in Central Oregon.  The cabins provide easy access to a ton of hiking and biking trails, river rafting, waterfalls, hot springs, fishing, and it’s also a base camp for the Pacific Crest Trail.

Or just sit and relax in the cabin and enjoy the views and the sound of the river from your cabin or chill on the deck at the fire pit.

The cabins were built in the 1960s but updated with a mid-century modern appeal, each of the four cabins for rent has a full kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, and futon sofa. There is also laundry on site. They feature radiant heated stone floors and wood-burning fireplaces.  Get cozy by the fire in the comfy living room after a long day of recreating nearby or after walking the 1930s property and soaking up nature.

Modern Cabin Near Bend – Tumalo Falls

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This one-bedroom and 1.5-bathroom mountain cabin is primely located near the 97-foot Tumalo Falls – a must-see natural wonder when in Central Oregon.

The cabin is situated in the middle of Deschutes National Forest with access to over 100 miles of trails for hiking, biking, and nordic skiing.  You’re also a 45-minute drive to Mt. Bachelor – the Pacific Northwest’s largest ski area for downhill and nordic skiing, snowtubing and snowshoe tours.  In the summer, the mountain boasts a zipline, downhill mountain biking and hiking trails.

It’s a 15-minute drive to Bend, where you’ll find plenty of restaurants, coffee shops, breweries, and shops to explore if you’re looking for some more urban fun.  For beer lovers, try the Bend Ale Trail.  Just make sure to have a designated driver to take you home.

Back at the cabin, grill dinner on the patio or gather around the gas fire pit for warmth after a day of exploring all the area has to offer.

Deschutes Riverfront Cabin – Bend

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This pet-friendly, three-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin sits right on the Deschutes River. It’s a great basecamp for outdoor adventures –  close to LaPine State Park and under an hour from Mt. Bachelor for skiing and easy access to downtown Bend. Be sure to bring your bike, kayak, snowshoes, or whatever else you require for getting outdoors for the time of year you visit, as this cabin is right in the middle of it all.

The decor is a mix of modern and the 1970s, with plenty of coziness throughout. You’ll have smart TVs with streaming access, WiFi, DVDs, and puzzles and games for a relaxing night in. There’s a fully-stocked kitchen as well as a washer and dryer to use.

Wald House PDX Near Portland

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This two-bedroom, one 1.5-bath cabin is a little oasis just ten minutes outside of Portland, but is also hidden away enough in the West Hills forests that you don’t “feel” like you are anywhere near an urban center.

Built in 1979 by James G. Tropfenbaum, this cabin is located right within a 5.5-mile bike loop as well as adjacent to the almost 200-acre Marquam Nature Park, which offers nine hiking trails.

You’ll have a fully-equipped kitchen with handpicked goods, such as local coffee, which you can bring out onto the deck to take in the air and landscape of the Pacific Northwest.

Hood River A-Frame

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This three-bedroom, one-bathroom modern A-frame is conveniently located near Hood River as well as downtown’s many breweries, shops, and wineries.  Both Cathedral Ridge Winery and Marchesi Vineyards are accessible.

This cabin home sits on 2.5 acres of land. You’ll get mountain views of both Mt. Adams and Mt. Hood yet still have the advantage of being under an hour from Portland International Airport.

There is a fully-equipped kitchen and you are welcome to take vegetables from the outside garden or eggs from the onsite chickens.

The Haystack Haus – Cannon Beach

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This 1200-square foot cabin has two bedrooms and two bathrooms and is located on the Oregon Coast’s Cannon Beach. You will be within walking distance of restaurants, shopping, galleries, and coffee shops as well as beach access to the popular Haystack Rock, made famous by the Goonies movie.

If you prefer to stay in, you can breathe the sea air and hear the waves right from your living room or when relaxing in one of the Adirondack chairs on the deck. You can also make use of the gas grill and dining table, or enjoy a quiet evening lit by the string lights outside.

The primary suite is upstairs where you’ll find not only a king-size bed and lounge area, but also a deck, soaking tub, and yoga equipment for use. The downstairs suite also has access to the deck as well as a washer and dryer and a shower equipped with a rain shower head and river rock shower floor.

The kitchen is well equipped with everything you’ll need for a night in, including up-to-date appliances, two types of coffee brewers, and a slow cooker.

Tillamook Mid-Century Riverfront Cabin

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This two-bedroom, one-bath cabin fronts the Wilson River and is also located close to Tillamook Creamery.

From your cabin, you have nearly 300 feet of private river access to fish and swim in and wide-open views of the surrounding forest. For indoor entertainment, there are two TVs, both with streaming services available for use.

Built in 1963, but with modern updates, you can hunker down around the fire pit outside or cook up a feast on the grill after a day out in nature or an afternoon spent tasting local cheese or ice cream at the Tillamook Creamery.

Nehalem River Serene Retreat Cabin

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This 1200-square foot three-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom cabin is located on six acres in the Nehalem River Valley and is only 30 minutes to the coast and 15 minutes to Saddle Mountain. While you are in a semi-remote location, you are only ten minutes from the general store for supplies (and cell service) as well as some dining.

From your doorstep, you’ll have views of the 118-mile long river and forest. You can swim, fish, bird watch, or just explore the river. And in just a short drive, you can access plentiful hiking trails and other water-use opportunities that surround you, whether that’s at Saddle Mountain or Lost Lake.

While there is no WiFi or a TV inside, you will have use of the woodstove, fire pit, and gas BBQ making it a perfect escape from the everyday.