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The 7 Best Cabin Rentals Near Little Rock, Arkansas

Posted by
Brittany Varano
November 09, 2022
Updated October 15, 2023

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Well, I declare! These cozy cabin rentals near Little Rock will have you feelin’ relaxed as all get out.

Little Rock doubles as the Arkanas’ capital and largest city, so it’s a hub for exciting things to see and do. However, its convenient location in the middle of the state also makes it easy to trade the city streets for the quiet of Arkansas’ beautiful countryside. And nothing screams a peaceful retreat in the countryside more than posting up in a cozy cabin rental.

Some of these cabins are near can’t-miss destinations like Pinnacle Mountain and Petit Jean State Park, where hiking, mountain biking, and the history of the Trail of Tears await. Other rentals are near Hot Springs National Park, where guests can experience the nation’s (arguably) oldest national park all while enjoying a luxurious soak in naturally heated waters. And there are even cabins that have everything you need for a retreat without even having to leave the property.

Get outta Dodge with one of these best cabin rentals near Little Rock!

1. Lakeside Getaway

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Why you should stay: A quaint cabin rental on Henry Lake at the Ouachita National Forest border.

  • Location: Perryville
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $200/night

Plan a lake trip to this beautiful one-bedroom lakeside getaway located under an hour from Little Rock. With 27 acres of sprawling land at your disposal, guests are guaranteed peace and quiet during their stay. The yard features a covered pavilion with ample seating and lawn games. There’s also a hammock, fire pit, small grill, and a private dock where you can cast your line.

Inside, the house has delightful extras like a coffee corner with everything needed to make a perfect cup of Joe. The single bedroom is furnished with three beds, one double and two twins, ideal for close-knit families or friend groups. While in the area, make time to hike the popular Ouachita Trail to the Flatside Pinnacle or around scenic Lake Sylvia.

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2. Searcy Cabin on the Knoll

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Why you should stay: A homey getaway on the River Oaks Golf Club with views of the Little Red River.

  • Location: Searcy
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $126/night

A stay at the two-bedroom Searcy Cabin on the Knoll means a home-away-from-home escape northwest of Little Rock. This small-town destination offers the convenience of being near restaurants and shopping, yet still feels like a remote rental thanks to the surrounding golf course.

The home features a lovely screened-in porch out back with an outdoor dining table where forest views and the sounds of a passing river set the scene for a relaxing meal outside, and the charming front porch gives off some massive Cracker Barrel-chic vibes (if you know, you know).

When you’re not playing a round of golf, wander to the nearby Bald Knob Refuge for some hunting and fishing, or grab a bite to eat in downtown Searcy at Colton’s Steak House & Grill, a local favorite.

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3. Seven Hollows Modern A-Frame

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Why you should stay: A cozy A-frame cabin with a hot tub that’s less than a mile from Petit Jean State Park.

  • Location: Morrilton
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $160/night

Perched atop Petit Jean Mountain, the Seven Hollows Modern A-Frame boasts a stunning bird’s eye view of the lush countryside below, made even more spectacular by the cabin’s wall of windows. The A-frame’s floor-to-ceiling glass panes also allow natural light to illuminate the pops of turquoise and modern touches found throughout the home.

When it’s chilly, turn on the electric fireplace in the living room or dip your toes into the bubbling waters of the outdoor hot tub nestled under the cover of a wooden pavilion out back. The yard also features a fire pit, horseshoes, and a deck with a grill.

Best of all, you’ll be right by Petit Jean State Park, one of the most popular parks in Arkansas. It’s known for its picturesque waterfalls, natural swimming pools, and exciting hiking trails.

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Related Read: 50 Gorgeous A-Frame Cabin Rentals Across the U.S.

4. Narrows Lake Lodge

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Why you should stay: A spacious lakeside lodge a short drive from Hot Springs National Park.

  • Location: Lonsdale
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $199/night

The Narrows Lake Lodge is a beautiful four-bedroom cabin perfect for large families or a big group of friends. For starters, the home boasts a game room equipped with a ping pong table, checkers, and a few board games. Additionally, the cabin sits on an impressive 80 acres, where guests are free to wander and strike up a friendly match of corn hole.

A private pier in the backyard stands ready for anyone interested in fishing or swimming, and the firepit is perfect for s’mores and stories. There’s even a large wraparound deck with lake views and a small outdoor dining table. The lodge’s convenient location just 40 minutes outside Little Rock makes it an ideal home base for exploring Hot Springs National Park.

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5. Moonlight Country Cabin

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Why you should stay: A romantic cabin rental for two nestled in a rural community 20 minutes from Little Rock.

  • Location: Redfield
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $183/night

You don’t have to venture too far outside Little Rock to experience a relaxing countryside getaway at the Moonlight Country Cabin. From the wood-burning fireplace to the fully equipped kitchen, this cabin rental for two is equipped with exceptional amenities that’ll make it difficult to leave.

Start your days overlooking the peaceful scenery on the covered front porch, either on the rocking chair or hanging porch swing. In the backyard, a grill area and a spacious deck with a hammock ensure you’ll spend quality time in the fresh air. And best of all, a covered hot tub is the perfect place to spend evenings with your friends or a loved one.

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6. Happy Valley Ranch

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Why you should stay: A tiny cabin on a working ranch near Hot Springs Village and the national park.

  • Location: Hot Springs
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $115/night

At the Happy Valley Ranch, guests are treated to a charming and rustic cabin surrounded by idyllic farmland. This studio cabin is filled with beautiful touches, like a stained glass window and knotty pine walls. The hosts make guests feel welcome with starter coffee supplies and snacks on arrival. From the covered porch and small wooden deck, you can watch the ranch’s horses graze. Plus, Hot Springs National Park is only a 20-minute drive away, where travelers come from far and wide to soak in historic (and supposedly healing) bathhouses.

The cabin has a perfect 5-star rating, with one review saying, “This was (and I cannot stress this enough) the CUTEST little cabin! The views are unbelievably beautiful in the morning and at night. You can see every star. Not only is it cute, but the cabin was immaculate, and the extra touches were just amazing.”

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7. Deer Tracks Lodge

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Why you should stay: A pet-friendly log cabin with an in-ground swimming pool in a suburb of Little Rock.

  • Location: Bryant
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $175/night

The Deer Tracks Lodge is a classic log cabin outfitted with a cozy stone fireplace and outdoorsy decor. This three-bedroom also boasts a soaking tub in the primary bathroom and a spacious kitchen and dining room for family meals. However, you’ll likely want to spend most of your time outside.

Out front, a fenced-in grassy yard is a perfect spot for your furry friend to play. And behind the home, a gorgeous pool is surrounded by a stone patio complete with a pergola, sun loungers, and a dining table. It’s everything you need to host the perfect pool party. Towering trees surround the pool, adding a nice touch of privacy, shade, and greenery that makes you feel as if you’re in your own secret garden. Better yet, this cabin rental is less than 20 minutes from downtown Little Rock.

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