11 Luxury Cabin Rentals in Pennsylvania for a Pampered Vacation

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Holly Riddle
February 17, 2022
Updated July 17, 2023

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Pennsylvania is home to some amazing outdoor adventure opportunities, from the Laurel Highlands to the Poconos, from Happy Valley to the Amish country in Lancaster County.

But where should you stay if you want to enjoy all of this outdoor adventure from the comfort of a luxurious cabin rental?

We’ve picked out 11 options that you’re sure to love, from massive chalets in the woods to cozy lakeside gems you won’t soon forget.

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1. Double Bore Ranch

Double Bore Ranch cabin
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Why you should stay here: Lots of space and lots of land

  • Location: Paint Township
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $650/night

Situated just about in the center of the state, Double Bore Ranch in Paint Township is an excellent spot to stay if you’re looking for a lot of wide-open spaces, a lot of privacy and a lot of room to hold all your fellow travelers. Big families and groups of friends alike will find loads of space to stretch out, at this ranch that offers six bedrooms on 200 acres.

While the ranch has a somewhat rustic feel on the exterior, step inside to find lots of luxury, from the huge stone fireplace to the soaring ceilings, the well-equipped kitchen to the billiards room. There are even two refrigerators to hold all your eats and the 200-acre ranch land includes four hiking trails.

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2. Luxury Lodge with Mountain Views

Luxury Lodge with Mountain Views
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Why you should stay here: A lakeside resort that’s all your own

  • Location: James Creek
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Minimum Stay: 3 nights
  • Rates from: $1,150/night

This huge lodge sits overlooking Lake Raystown, the undisputed place to go in Pennsylvania if you’re looking for on-the-water fun. Beyond the expansive water views, though, you’ll also enjoy the views of the rolling mountains from the multiple outdoor spaces (including the hot tub).

You get it all to yourself, enjoying the privacy of two acres, but you don’t need to feel isolated at all. You have all the tech you need, such as satellite television and WiFi — though you’ll hardly need the TV when you have so many activities to enjoy, from cooking over the firepit in the back to checking out the hiking trails directly accessible from the property.

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3. The Benezette Cabin

The Benezette Cabin PA
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Why you should stay here: Pennsylvania wildlife viewing at its best

  • Location: Benezette
  • Sleeps: 13
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $717/night

This Benezette cabin sits in the central portion of the state, in Elk County, near Elk State Forest, which is known for its — you guessed it — elk population. This area draws travelers from all around the state and beyond to view elk in their natural habitats.

As for the property, it boasts a classic cabin vibe with an upscale feel, with high-end, much-appreciated amenities, such as a large fireplace, updated kitchen, hot tub and multiple furnished outdoor spaces.

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4. Luxury Lodge on Private Lake

Luxury Lodge on Private Lake
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Why you should stay here: Adirondack style in Pennsylvania

  • Location: Preston Township
  • Sleeps: 24
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $1,448/night

This classic property ticks a lot of boxes. It’s an Adirondack-style lodge on 100 acres. It sits right on its own 20-acre lake. Plus, it’s super-private. You can’t see any other homes in the area.

It’s also a good fit for traveling families, as the bedrooms include multiple bunk rooms for the kiddos and multiple master suites for the adults. And if you happen to visit during poor weather and can’t take advantage of the waterfront, you’ll find plenty to do indoors, thanks to the game room stocked with foosball, air hockey and billiards.

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5. Lake Walk Lodge

Lake Walk Lodge
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Why you should stay here: Tons of fun without ever leaving the property

  • Location: Lake Harmony
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $780/night

Lake Walk Lodge offers loads of things to do and enjoy right on-site, no need to explore the surrounding region. There’s a sauna, shuffle board, smart televisions, a game room, hot tub, fire pit and more.

However, if you do decide that you’d like to leave the property, you’ll find even more to enjoy, as this lodge sits within a vacation home development, giving you access to a private beach, as well as to two ski areas less than an eight-mile drive away.

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6. Modern Poconos Retreat

Modern Poconos Retreat cabin
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Why you should stay here: Modern style in a mountain setting

  • Location: Lake Harmony
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $868/night

This modern home in the Poconos manages to be stylish and contemporary, while still giving you that mountain home vibe. Maybe it’s the sleek black accents and the minimalistic furniture combined with the stone fireplace and extensive wood paneling, but whatever it is, it’s working.

On-site amenities include a home gym with a Peloton bike, and outdoor spaces with a grill and hot tub, but if you decide to leave the home during your stay, you’ll find hiking and skiing in the Poconos well within reach.

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7. White Haven Cabin

White Haven Cabin PA
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Why you should stay here: Secluded new-build for big groups

  • Location: White Haven
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $700/night

This sweet cabin is very unique in that it’s a new build, constructed in 2018. Even though it’s still quite fresh, though, the owners have managed to make the property feel like a classic log cabin, with the wood walls, taxidermy and stone fireplace.

The secluded location puts you right near Lehigh Gorge State Park, perfect for all your outdoor adventures, from white water rafting to zip lining, paintball to fishing.

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8. Lakeville Lodge

Lakeville Lodge
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Why you should stay here: Privacy and convenience all in one

  • Location: Lakeville
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $1,060/night

This massive log cabin offers plenty of space for the entire crew, both indoors and out. You have a huge open floor plan on the bottom floor. Outdoors, a wrap-around deck offers lots of seating. A hot tub fits seven.

However, even though you have loads of space to spread out and enjoy privacy, whether in the 4,000 square foot interior or on the property’s eight acres, you can still reach a lot of regional amenities quickly, such as the boat dock at the nearby Lake Wallenpaupack, or restaurants and shopping at the nearby small towns.

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9. Ski and Casino Chalet

Ski and Casino Chalet
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Why you should stay here: Lots to do, everywhere you look

  • Location: Cresco
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Minimum Stay: 3 nights
  • Rates from: $809/night

If you’re looking for a property with lots of amenities, but that still puts you within a quick drive from the Poconos ski slopes and casino, you’ve found it. This ski chalet packs lots of amenities into a relatively small footprint, including a swimming pool, hot tub, arcade and even a gazebo with its own bar.

Enjoy it all, no matter what season you visit, and then head off property to visit Mount Airy Casino for a little gambling, Camelback Mountain for skiing or the Pocono Premium Outlets for a bit of shopping.

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10. Lazy Bear Lodge

Lazy Bear Lodge
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Why you should stay here: A modern retreat surrounded by state forest

  • Location: Benezette
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $726/night

Lazy Bear Lodge is bright and airy, with its white-washed wood walls that bring the cabin aesthetic into the modern era.

The large open floor plan allows for easy entertaining and dining, while ample outdoor space gives you fantastic views of the Elk State Forest wildlife, whether you’re taking it all in from behind the grill, in the hot tub or while sitting around the fire pit.

If you decide to leave the well-equipped cabins and all its amenities, you’ll find more wildlife and outdoor fun nearby, as well as several wineries.

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11. Brush Mountain Lodge

Brush Mountain Lodge luxury cabin
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Why you should stay here: Vacation in one of the happiest spots in Pennsylvania

  • Location: Gregg Township
  • Sleeps: 26
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $775/night

Brush Mountain Lodge sits right in Centre County, aka Pennsylvania’s Happy Valley. Ready to see what makes this region so happy?

You can explore all of the outdoor adventures — and sports fun as the area is popular with Penn State alumni who come back for game days — from this expansive, modern lodge that features loads of cool amenities, from the outdoor fireplace to the expansive deck with mountain views, the updated kitchen to the large loft space.

Host an event on the property with ease, too — there are more than 40 parking spaces available, with additional parking nearby. When you’re not kicking back enjoying the views or the hot tub, you can head out on the mountain for trail running, trout fishing, mountain biking and more.

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