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11 Pet-Friendly Cabin Rentals in New York State

by Holly Riddle
Updated May 04, 2022

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From Niagara to the Catskills, the Finger Lakes to the Adirondacks, there are endless places to vacation in New York, even when you have pups in tow.

Say goodbye to honking traffic and busy sidewalks: there’s endless peace and quiet throughout the rest of The Empire State.

But finding the perfect cabin fit for you and your family isn’t always as easy as it seems, especially when you’re traveling with your favorite furry friend in tow. Sometimes, it feels like more cabin rentals are pet-wary than pet-friendly.

We can help: whether you’re headed to Holiday Valley or the Hudson Valley, here are 11 of the best pet-friendly cabin rentals in New York state, where you can rest assured your pupper will get the warm welcome he deserves.

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1. Adirondack Hilltop Log Lodge

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Why you should stay: Everything you and your doggies could ever need, in one rental.

  • Location: Lake Placid
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Minimum Stay: 3 nights
  • Rates from: $480/night

Check out the Adirondack hilltop log lodge, which has everything you could ever need, right in the heart of the Adirondacks. You’re minutes away from Lake Placid’s downtown shopping and dining, as well as minutes from the ski slopes of Whiteface Mountain, but you’re also tucked far away from the tourist hustle and bustle, in a tranquil spot in the woods.

The long list of amenities includes a wood-burning fireplace in the main room, a six-person hot tub and outdoor gear like kayaks, canoes and paddle boards. It’s an ideal spot to take Fido for a little outdoor adventuring, without giving up any of your creature comforts.

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2. Private Lakeside Log Cabin

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Why you should stay: Get away with your pup at this easy escape from the city.

  • Location: Candlewood Lake
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $350/night

If you’re looking to get away from New York City for a quick weekend trip, you likely won’t want to head as far north as the Adirondacks, so make tracks for Hudson Valley instead.

There, you’ll find this lovely little lakeside log cabin, right on the water. The modern cabin boasts an Instagram-worthy aesthetic, with a bright green wood-burning stove, bright red cabinetry in the kitchen and a spacious deck outfitted with upscale furniture.

When you’re ready to hit the water, you’ll find several kayaks and canoes at your disposal. Paddle around the dock and maybe even go for a swim with your favorite pup.

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3. Hillside Ski Chalet

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Why you should stay: Loads of classic luxury in the Allegany Foothills.

  • Location: Ellicottville
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Minimum Stay: 3 nights
  • Rates from: $800/night

This huge vacation rental is not your average, cute lil’ ski chalet. The massive property provides all the luxury amenities you and your family (pets included) could need for a three-day getaway to the ski slopes of Ellicottville and Holiday Valley.

In the winter, take in the scenery from the wall-to-wall windows in the living area, as you cozy up by the fire. In the summer, enjoy the expansive wrap-around deck, with its barbecue and Adirondack chairs. The big lawn offers a fire pit and more seating.

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4. Modern Chic Log Home

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Why you should stay: Gorgeous views of the Catskills, inside and out.

  • Location: Margaretville
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $446/night

Stay at a log cabin offering high style inside, gorgeous views outside. Enjoy the mid-century modern aesthetic in the main living area as you take in the trees and mountains from the far wall of windows.

The kitchen is outfitted with all of the latest appliances. Carefully-chosen accents in the bedrooms and bathrooms make for a hotel-esque stay, even though you’ll have this cabin all to yourself. Outside, beautiful views await, from the deck, fire circle and hot tub.

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5. A Cozy Classic Cabin

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Why you should stay: A romantic getaway for two (plus the dog).

  • Location: Lake Placid
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum Stay: 3 nights
  • Rates from: $599/night

This cozy cabin gives Adirondack architecture an upgrade, with luxury touches that elevate the rough wood walls, twig art, wooden furniture and stonework.

In the winter, the snow-covered exterior and wood-burning stove inside make for a Hallmark movie-esque setting. In the summer, the lush woods make for the perfect place to explore. While this cabin can fit six, it’s not too large to feel overwhelming for two plus a pup, if you’re looking for a romantic, woodsy getaway.

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6. Cayuga Cabins

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Why you should stay: Two cabins for the price of one, with plenty of room for activities.

  • Location: Lansing
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $1,100/night

The Cayuga Cabins are situated in the Finger Lakes region and are an awesome option for those traveling in a big group. You get two cabins on one property, both on the waterfront, for a total of six bedrooms.

Inside, the recently-renovated cabins offer cabin-meets-farmhouse style, with rustic interiors that don’t overlook modern luxuries. Outside, you’ll find tons of space to run and play (or walk the dog), as well as a fire ring, hammock, deck space and more — plus the amazing waterfront with your very own dock.

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7. Contemporary Catskills Cabin

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Why you should stay: Modern appeal in the woods

  • Location: South Kortright
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $255/night

Want to escape to the woods, but don’t really want to rough it? This upgraded cabin has you covered. The luxurious home feels nothing like a cabin once you step inside.

The sleek lines, absence of wood and taxidermy, dark cabinets and light fixtures — it all makes for a very chic getaway. Of course, once you head outdoors, you’ll find the woods within easy reach, so you can get your nature fix without sacrificing your comfort or style.

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8. Riverfront Adirondack Log Cabin

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Why you should stay: Mountain and river views galore!

  • Location: Wilmington
  • Sleeps: 7
  • Minimum Stay: 4 nights
  • Rates from: $280/night

This large, affordably-priced cabin puts you right in the center of all the Adirondack action. You’re near some of the region’s best hiking and skiing, as well as the waterfront, with access to the Ausable River.

Enjoy views of both the mountains and the water from the deck. Inside, the new-build cabin is classic, classic, classic, with lots of wood and twig art. Extra amenities include a jacuzzi tub in the large bathroom, stainless steel appliances in the kitchen and a fire ring in the front yard.

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9. Longbow Lodge on the Lake

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Why you should stay: Luxury lodge living, all to yourself (plus your dog, and up to 16 of your friends).

  • Location: Saranac Lake
  • Sleeps: 17
  • Minimum Stay: 3 nights
  • Rates from: $1,295/night

Longbow Lodge on the Lake is like your very own private luxury lodge, nestled in the mountains of the Adirondacks. The grand interior features lots of woodwork, stonework and taxidermy, but with a high-end feel that doesn’t cross over into tacky territory.

The expansive back wall of windows, fireplace, gourmet kitchen, luxury bathrooms and even a baby grand piano in the loft all help add to the cabin’s high-end appeal. When it’s time to get outdoors, you’ll find yourself within easy reach of some of the region’s best paddling and hiking.

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10. Bearpen Lodge

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Why you should stay: Lots of space for you and your pup to roam.

  • Location: Fleischmanns
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $262/night

Need to rent a cabin with lots of space for Fido to run and play and work off some of that energy that they built up while riding in the car? Look no further than Bearpen Lodge.

This big cabin sits on 125 acres of private land, and the huge lawn makes an ideal space for a game of fetch while taking in the mountain views. Inside, the rental offers classic cabin vibes. A large deck provides extra seating and a barbecue.

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11. The Ski House Cabin

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Why you should stay: A rustic cabin with modern appeal.

  • Location: Maplecrest
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $377/night

This cabin in the Catskills is rustic on the outside, but step indoors and you’ll find a modern, fresh aesthetic that’s sure to rejuvenate your mind and spirit over the course of your stay. Lots of natural light floods in from the windows, nurturing a bevy of indoor plant life.

A light color palette and varying textures combine for a soothing vibe. The music selection, books and other personal touches give the rental a homey vibe that you’ll never want to leave, whether you’re cooking up a delicious meal in the open kitchen or taking in the wooded views from the back porch.

When you’re ready to explore, take the boardwalk-style path back to a separate, hidden seating area surrounded by wildflowers and trees.

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