Inspire a Winter Getaway with These Cozy Cabins

The exterior of a snow-covered cabin.
Image by Scot Zimmerman, Built by Jorgenson Builders

Text by Bethany Adams

While summer retreats to the beach are always a treat, there’s something about getting away to the mountains that makes the winter season especially inviting. Whether you prefer to spend February fireside or enjoying snow-covered views, there’s no better place to warm up than in one of these remote cabins with plenty of cozy corners. Inspire your next winter trip—or get ideas for warming up your cottage—with these comforting cabins.

By the Fire

A pair of armchairs in front of a stone fireplace.
Image by David Bader, Architectural designs by Wade Weissman Architecture

An essential feature in any cozy cabin, the stone fireplace is more than just a foolproof focal point. Wherever you have a crackling fire, be sure to provide plenty of comfy seating for family, guests, and furry friends.

A Heavenly Hideaway

A stone fireplace with a wood beam mantle.
Image by John O’Hagan, Styling by Kim Chiselko

This country hideaway in Alabama is the perfect rustic backdrop for stunning floral arrangements and a few elegant touches. Tour the full home here.

Gentry Farm

A rustic cabin with wood paneling and a stone fireplace.
Image by Jim Bathie

Settled on a working family farm, this centuries-old cabin showcases antique charm and rustic beauty at its finest. Stacks of timeworn books and fun vintage finds shine in every room—and we’ve got the full tour here.

Sleeping In

A bedroom with vaulted ceilings, a stone fireplace, and plaid furnishings.
Image by Kindra Clineff

When it comes to cozy cabin spaces, the bedroom is just as important as the living area—if not more so! A fireplace across from the bed ensures warm evenings inside regardless of the weather outside, and a pair of comfy chairs hearthside is the perfect place for morning coffee.

A Sunny Space

A living room with wood accents and colorful furnishings.
Image by Emily Jenkins Followill for Southern Home

Though less common than other elements, sunrooms are an ideal addition to cabins that sit among beautiful forest views. Complementing the airiness contributed by a flood of sunlight, feminine details in floral patterns and fresh tulips offer a softening effect among more masculine elements.

Soaking in Self-Care

A clawfoot bathtub in a room with walls covered in wood panelling.
Image by Whitney Kamman Photography, Design by Icon MT

Don’t forget the bathroom when adding those cozy touches—warm wood paneling provides rich contrast to the spa-like soaking tub, making this space supremely relaxing. Nearby, a branch stool adds both natural beauty and convenience.

A Contemporary Cabin

A cabin's living room decorated in contemporary style.
Image by @thecabinatwildwood on Instagram

A touch of the contemporary highlights the coziness in this cabin space, where bright white planking contrasts with warm woods and sleek black built-ins flank a rugged stone fireplace. Touches of sage green and furniture featuring elegant lines further soften the design, introducing an atmosphere that’s casual, comfortable, and stylish.

Radiating Warmth

A wood burning stove in the corner of a living room.
Image by @whiskeyridgechalet on Instagram

As charming as rustic stone fireplaces are, there’s something about a wood-burning stove that exudes cozy cabin vibes. Hexagonal floor tile contributes a splash of modern style among nature-centric elements like wood planking and foraged branches.

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