In addition to its vibrant city destinations and interesting cultural attractions, Idaho is known for its incredible natural beauty and charming rural landscapes. Visitors are drawn in by the promise of exciting outdoor adventures and peaceful countryside escapes, and renting a cabin is a great way to experience all that the Gem State has to offer.
Idaho offers many great cabin rentals to choose from, making it difficult to narrow down the best places to stay. To help you find the perfect accommodation for your trip, we’ve compiled the following list of the best cabin rentals in Idaho. We want to make sure that these cabins are of the highest quality, so all of the rentals are listed on Airbnb and presided over by superhosts, meaning the host has a proven track record of providing exceptional hospitality and their listings are consistently well rated.
Quiet Getaway in Hailey
The first Idaho cabin on our list offers a private stay ideal for small families and hiking enthusiasts.
Although the exterior features a classic log cabin design, the interior is comfortable, bright, and completely modernized. When you step inside, you’ll enter through the living room, which offers a few couches and a TV. Off of the living room, there is a small sleeping alcove with a queen-size bed and privacy curtains as well as a private bedroom with a double bed. The full kitchen is stocked with cooking essentials, and the full bathroom is spacious and sparkling clean. Additional convenient features include Wi-Fi and a washer and dryer, making this rental suited for longer stays.
The large fenced-in yard offers a covered picnic area, a firepit, a hammock, and a swing, and
makes this rental a great choice for anyone traveling with children or pets. You can ride your bike to the nearby hiking and biking trails, and skiing and mountain biking opportunities can be found just 10 minutes away.
Black Bear Lookout
Get ready for a magical getaway with this stunning three-floor A-frame surrounded by pine trees.
As one of the larger cabins on our list, this extraordinary rental cabin in Idaho offers two full bathrooms and three bedrooms on the third floor. The master bedroom boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and a king-size bed, and the remaining bedrooms are furnished with two sets of bunk beds, one single bed, and one double bed. There is a small living room in the basement and a larger family room on the main floor, which also features floor-to-ceiling windows. The main floor also boasts a full kitchen, a dining nook, and a small office space. With nature-themed décor, custom chandeliers, and gorgeous wood furnishings, the entire cabin exudes luxury.
Conveniently located in McCall, Idaho, this rental comes with completely private access to the surrounding property, which features a firepit, a hammock, a picnic table, and Adirondack chairs. Although the cabin is just a short drive away from downtown, the setting is very quiet and feels remote.
Nestled on a 20-acre field, this cozy cabin rental is a good choice for a small group or couple seeking a calm country setting.
The simple log home features a charming back porch and a wood-planked interior. There is one full bathroom and one bedroom with a king-size bed, and modern amenities include Wi-Fi, TV, and laundry facilities. Gather around the wooden dining table and enjoy meals made in the full kitchen, or warm up around the woodstove in the cozy living area. Whether you’re renting for a few nights or a few weeks, you’re sure to enjoy a comfortable stay in this peaceful cabin.
Conveniently located off of Route 95, this Idaho cabin rental is set in the small town of New Meadows, which is just a short drive away from the busier tourist attractions of McCall. The town also offers skiing at Brundage Ski Resort and rafting on the Salmon River.
Snake River Log Cabin
Another great option for larger groups is this charming waterfront cabin in the rural countryside.
The space is suitable for up to nine guests with 2.5 bathrooms, three bedrooms, and extra pullout couches for the common areas. The interior is naturally well lit and features log walls, unique details, and elegant furnishings. Large glass doors in the living room open out to the sunny front porch, and the backyard offers a private hot tub surrounded by luscious foliage. The master bedroom comes with a queen-size bed, a chaise lounge, an en suite bathroom, and a walk-in closet with laundry facilities. The other two bedrooms are in the loft, which also features a cozy writer’s nook. The main floor also offers a sitting area with a Smart TV, a full kitchen, and an eight-person dining table.
This Idaho cabin’s hillside location provides unbeatable views of the countryside and the Snake River, and if you visit in the springtime, the property will be filled with fields of daffodils. There are a few hot spring resorts and hiking trails nearby, and the close proximity to the river makes this a great option for groups interested in water recreation.
Off-Grid Cabin on a Ranch
For a peaceful off-grid experience on a historic ranch, check out this timber-frame cabin in the Challis-Salmon National Forest.
With vintage décor and a charming country style, this Idaho cabin for rent offers a cozy stay for a solo traveler or a couple. The wooden interior is furnished with a queen-size bed and comes with modern amenities such as a full kitchen, a full bathroom, and limited Wi-Fi. The small space is warmed by a woodstove, and your host provides a great selection of books, games, and reading material.
No matter the season, this cabin’s prime location on Mill Creek offers endless opportunities for outdoor adventures. Take a trip to the nearby Salmon River for fishing and floating or enjoy winter activities such as skiing and snowshoeing.
Whether you’re exploring the stunning surroundings or just enjoying the beautiful views from the porch, you can’t go wrong with this cozy country cabin.
Relax in luxury and enjoy gorgeous mountain views with this elevated rental cabin in Idaho.
The three-bedroom, two-bathroom home is pet friendly and furnished with one king-size bed, one queen-size bed, one double bed, and one single bed. The exterior is constructed entirely from logs, and although the interior is sleek and modern, there are several rustic accents and nature-themed decorations sprinkled throughout the rooms. There is also a full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and a breakfast bar as well as a combined living and dining area with high ceilings, a stone fireplace, and leather couches. Massive windows on the cabin’s facade let in a ton of natural light, and the home is equipped with Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning, a washer and dryer, and a lofted office space.
Situated on a one-acre ranch, the cabin offers a back deck with pristine mountain views and a private hot tub, and the fenced-in yard is perfect for dogs. Outside, you’ll also find a patio table and a firepit, and the ranch is regularly frequented by a diverse array of wildlife, including deer and wild turkeys.
Buffalo Pines Cabin
If you’re interested in renting a cabin in Idaho surrounded by hiking opportunities, consider this two-bedroom Island Park home.
The cabin is pet friendly and decked out in modern amenities, including Wi-Fi, a Smart TV, a washer and dryer, and an indoor fireplace. There are two bedrooms furnished with two queen-size beds and two single beds, and the sofa bed in the living room makes the space suitable for up to eight guests. The interior features log walls and custom details such as wood carvings, hickory floors, a copper sink in the full kitchen, and a copper soaking tub in the bathroom.
Located in a friendly tree-lined neighborhood, the rental includes access to the front and backyards, which offer lovely views of the aspens and wildflowers. The west entrance to Yellowstone National Park, where guests can enjoy hiking and wildlife spotting, is just 20 minutes away.
Rustic Riverside Retreat
With riverfront access, stunning mountain views, and a charming country landscape, this one-room log cabin truly has it all.
The rental is authentic and cozy with log beams and a wooden staircase leading to the lofted bedroom. There is a spacious and well-equipped eat-in kitchen, which also features a convenient washer and dryer. Although the interior offers a rustic atmosphere, the space is appointed with modern amenities such as Wi-Fi and TV in the living room. There is also a clean and spacious full bathroom, and your host has provided an endless array of board games for indoor entertainment.
The unique property is pet friendly and home to its own group of dogs, chickens, and a cat. The unique railroad bridge leads to an entire acre of private riverfront land where guests can swim or enjoy a picnic with a view. Downtown Salmon is just a short walk away, and there are several local hiking opportunities and hot springs nearby.
Henry’s Lake Cabin
For a lakeside cabin in Idaho with a luxurious interior, you can’t go wrong with this peaceful retreat near Yellowstone.
The one-of-a-kind rental offers a warm wood-planked interior with handcrafted details and grand windows that provide spectacular views. Furnished with stylish black leather sofas and a wooden dining table, the open-concept living area is the perfect place for your entire group to relax at the end of the day. There is a full kitchen with modern appliances and granite countertops, and the full bathroom features a uniquely luxurious walk-in shower. The cabin is also appointed with convenient modern amenities such as Wi-Fi, TV, and an indoor fireplace.
Located on Henry’s Lake by Stanley Springs, this modern lake cabin for rent in Idaho shares the property with a few other rental cabins. There is a shared laundry room in a separate building as well as a grill and a firepit. Guests are welcome to fish in the lake and utilize the custom observation deck in the yard.
Aspen Heights Cabin
Another great modern option for large groups is this newly built four-bedroom cabin nestled in the aspens.
Overflowing with high-end amenities, this Idaho cabin offers all the comforts of home and then some. The home’s log exterior is reflected in its interior design, which boasts wooden furniture handcrafted by a local artisan. Beautiful craftsmanship is present in every room in the house along with unique rustic accents. Offering five queen-size beds and two full bathrooms, the space can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests. There is also a comfy living room with a woodstove and a full kitchen with modern appliances. Additional amenities include Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning, a washer and dryer, and a travel crib for guests traveling with children.
The rental offers private access to a half-acre of land as well as a large porch area, a grill, and a firepit that comes with free firewood. Guests can enjoy complete privacy as the property is surrounded by trees, and the convenient Island Park location means there are a ton of great attractions nearby. Most notably, Yellowstone National Park can be found just 20 minutes away.
Whispering Pines A-Frame Cabin
If you’re looking to rent a cabin in Idaho that offers a fun glamping experience, check out this modern A-frame on a Stanley campground.
Guests can either bring their own bedding or rent some from the campground, and the shared bathrooms and showers are located next door in the main building. With one queen-size bed, a minifridge, and a microwave, the space can accommodate one or two guests. The rental also comes with limited Wi-Fi and access to laundry facilities, and guests are welcome to bring their pets.
Located on a four-acre campground surrounded by pine trees, the cabin comes with a private firepit, and guests are welcome to explore the entire property and its stunning Sawtooth Mountain views. Downtown Stanley can be found just five miles away, and the entrance to Stanley Lake is within walking distance of the cabin. There are also two popular hiking trails in the area at Stanley Lake and Iron Creek.
The Ranch House Cabin
Beautifully crafted with log walls and wood-planked ceilings, this one-room Idaho cabin rental combines a charming rustic atmosphere with convenient modern features.
Furnished with a queen-size bed and a sofa bed, the space can sleep up to four guests but would be most comfortable for a solo traveler or a couple. The efficient living space features a full kitchen with hickory cabinets and stainless-steel appliances, and the small dining table can expand to fit multiple guests. The full bathroom is spacious and well-equipped with a large vanity and a walk-in shower, and guests can enjoy Wi-Fi and TV for indoor entertainment.
The property is located just two miles away from the popular town of Salmon and shares the land with another cabin rental. Relax on the charming front porch as you enjoy stunning views of the rural countryside bordered by the Beaverhead Mountains.
South Fork Riverside Retreat
Relax and recharge in the respite of a breathtakingly beautiful mountain home community.
This peaceful Idaho cabin is tucked away on one acre of land along the Payette River. With a forest green exterior, this beautiful retreat blends in with its scenic surroundings and boasts a stylish interior with traditional rustic elements. The living room features a red leather sofa, a stone fireplace, and picturesque windows that provide lovely views of the surrounding nature, and the full kitchen and dining area can be found just around the corner. The three bedrooms are furnished with two queen-size beds and two sets of bunk beds, making the space ideal for up to eight guests. There is also a bright and spacious full bathroom, and the cabin is equipped with a complete array of comfortable modern amenities.
Although the surrounding area offers endless opportunities for recreation, there is no need to leave the property to experience exciting outdoor activities. In the summer, guests can hike around the property and enjoy swimming, fishing, and paddleboarding in the river. In the winter, the area gets a ton of snow and the property is perfect for snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. There is also a diverse array of wildlife that frequents the property all year long.
Stonewood Creek Cabin
For another great lake cabin in Idaho, check out this rustic rental nestled in the Salmon River Mountains.
The two-floor cabin offers a ground-floor studio space with a couch, a double bed, a kitchen, and a full bathroom. There is an additional bunk bed, a sofa, and a loveseat in the basement, which makes the space suitable for up to six guests. Pets are allowed in the cabin, and guests will have access to high-speed Wi-Fi and a great selection of books and board games. Outside, you’ll find a furnished patio and a spacious lawn with a grill, a firepit, and a handmade picnic table.
The stunning property is set on Cascade Lake and offers park-like scenery with a running creek and mountain views. When you feel like venturing off the property, Tamarack Resort is just a few miles away and offers hiking, ziplining, snowshoeing, snowboarding, and skiing. If you travel 15 miles north, you’ll find Jug Mountain Ranch, which is home to several restaurants and event venues.
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Our final Idaho cabin for rent is distinguished by its massive private hot tub and incredibly easy access to outdoor recreation.
The interior is spacious but cozy with a large living room that offers a Smart TV and a gas fireplace. There is also a full kitchen and a full bathroom, and the master bedroom is located on the main floor and features a queen-size bed. The lofted bedroom space offers an additional two double beds and two single beds, making the cabin well suited for a couple or a large group. The cabin also comes with Wi-Fi and a separate laundry room. In addition to offering an eight-person hot tub, the patio is furnished with an umbrella and a dining table, and the cozy firepit area is the perfect place to spend a relaxing evening.
With immediate access to ATV and snowmobiling trails, the secluded wooded property makes the perfect destination for outdoor adventurers no matter the season. There are also great opportunities for hiking, fishing, and boating in the immediate vicinity, and the west entrance of Yellowstone National Park is just a short drive away.
That wraps up our list of the best cabin rentals in Idaho. Hopefully it helps give you a sense of what’s out there and brings you one step closer to your rural retreat.