7 Cabins Near Philadelphia That You Can Book for Your Next Hiking Getaway
All around a two-hour drive from the city.
If you’re ready and eager to spend a weekend (or midweek!) hitting the trails, these cabin rentals — all around a two-hour drive from Philly — make it easy to turn any woodsy outing into a full mini vacay, no matter the season. Read on for our pairings of rentals and hiking itineraries perfect for exploring and enjoying the great outdoors of Pennsylvania.
The aesthetic of this A-frame near Greentown is basically woodsy comfort meets midcentury modern. Along with two bedrooms, you’ll find a wood-burning fireplace, fully stocked kitchen (with a cute Coolerator!), and retro-inspired furniture and decor. There’s also a fire pit, back deck, and grill. Price: Starting at $298 per night.
Where to hike: A 10-minute drive away is Promised Land State Park, where you’ll find 50 miles of hiking trails, including Bruce Lake Trail featuring a natural glacier lake.
If you want to feel like you’ve been dropped into a movie set out west, we suggest this adorable four-bedroom cottage near Lake Harmony. Set right in the middle of Split Rock Resort, your stay will put you near all kinds of kayak and other boating rentals as well as recreational sports fields. Plus, there’s a fire pit right outside for all the s’mores roasting and ghost-story telling you could desire. Price: Starting at $148 per night.
Where to hike: Beltzville State Park, where you can hike to some waterfalls or past historic landmarks, like a 1700s slate quarry. Alternatively, this cabin is also right next door to Hickory Run State Park, where you’ll find more than 40 miles of hiking trails and fishing-friendly streams.
A self-care enthusiast’s dream, this modern yet cozy chalet in the Poconos features three bedrooms and two baths, plus a hot tub and an outdoor six-person barrel sauna. We don’t blame you for not wanting to leave. Price: Starting at $399 per night.
Where to hike: If you do decide to explore, the property is about a 15-minute drive to Tobyhanna State Park, with great trails and views of the gorgeous 170-acre Tobyhanna Lake.
This cabin is so cute that it has its own Instagram! Check out @poconocabin for more views of the property and the picturesque lakes and waterfalls nearby. With endless trees in sight from its spacious deck or open-concept living area, you’ll forget the outside world even exists. Price: Starting at $158 per night.
Add a touch of luxury to your fall getaway with this stunning choice. Featuring a hot tub overlooking a brook, a mezzanine catwalk, and a gorgeous modern living space, this cabin is both homey and stylish. Price: Starting at $291 per night.
Where to hike: For a fall trip, check out the Mountainview County Nature Park, with views of the Tappan Zee Bridge and the bio-diverse Bear Swamp near the top. In winter months, try Camelback Mountain (only minutes away), which boasts some of the best skiing in Pennsylvania.
While the weather’s still warm, the large front deck of this pet-friendly cabin is perfect for hanging out with friends and enjoying the beautiful fall foliage. Inside, warm redwood tones and a charming fireplace will make you feel at home right away. Price: Starting at $102 per night.
Where to hike: The Austin T. Blakeslee Natural Area features two-ish miles hiking trails that will take you past a waterfall.
This secluded one-bedroom cabin is a total break from the outside the world: It’s 100-percent solar-powered, off the grid, and perfect for a quiet romantic getaway. Plus, it’s got a deck, grill, and fire pit outside. Price: Starting at $102 per night.
Where to hike: If you’re ready for a trip, check out the 1,000-acre Locust Lake State Park, which has a 3.4-mile trail beside the calm Locust Lake.