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Location: Mt. Hood, OR
Vibe: Tranquil Triangle
We are all the way here for Rancho Relaxo, located among the old growth just an hour east of Portland. Detail-forward with unique architectural highlights—a dang solid place to use as an outdoorsy basecamp or simply to relax, read, meditate, and become your best quarantine self this summer.
Location: Skykomish, WA
Vibe: Instagram Wet Dream
Neighboring A-Frame cabins set deep in the lush Pacific Northwest, adjacent to the Skykomish and Tye Rivers, and completely surrounded by national forest land. Tye Haus sleeps 4 guests and now features a hot tub. Sky Haus is a bit bigger, with a loft and hot tub built into the deck. Both are a quick 15 minute drive from Steven's Pass ski resort, and more importantly, gaurenteed to drive triple digit likes.
Location: Guerneville, California
Vibe: Almost A-Frame
The owners of this Mid-Century retreat imagined what a cabin would look and feel like if every day was Sunday. Judging by the earthy green tones, floor-to-ceiling wood finishes, easy indoor-outdoor flow from living area to riverfront patio with a communal firepit, we’d say they nailed it. There’s even an fully-outfitted Airstream and sauna to make your stay even sweeter. Not an A-Frame by definition, we couldn’t help adding this well-designed cabin in the California woods to this list.
Location: Hamlin, PA
Vibe: Light and Bright
Get your self-care on in this peaceful little Mid-Century furnished A-Frame. Recently renovated, cook up a meal in the full chef’s kitchen, lounge amoung cozy linens in the spacious bedrooms, spend time on the deck, or explore nearby amenities like lakes and an outdoor pool. Drive to nearby Hawley or Honesdale for a slow walk through town, sipping coffee, feeling rejuvenated.
Location: Lake Arrowhead, California
Vibe: High mountain escape
A quick 90-minute drive will get you to this dreamy California A-Frame that’s right near the center of town and backs up against the national forest which is visible through a wall of glass. A floating staircase and wooden paneling brings a Mid-Century aesthetic and a large deck complete with a hot tub feels almost like a treehouse.
Location: West Saugerties, New York
Vibe: Peace and quiet in the Catskills
Score both privacy and easy access to all of the Catskills and Hudson Valley’s main attractions at this A-Frame meets Chalet cabin in New York. Inside, there are three floors worth of modern and serene decor with pellet stoves on every level, vaulted ceilings, and natural wood finishes that channel the wooded landscape. Not to mention, that spraaaaawling wraparound deck that just might convince you to stay here for a while.
Location: New Paltz, NY
Vibe: Green and White
Located just a few miles from the Hudson Valley's unofficial outdoor capital of New Paltz, this off-grid, solar powered A-Frame is designed to be entirely self sufficient. On the property you'll find a spring fed pond, large steel drum BBQ, gazebo, and plenty of nature, plus hiking, camping, and climbing at the Gunks is all just minutes away.
Location: Red Hook, NY
Vibe: Eames-Free Mid-Century Modern
Filled with vintage Fritz Hansen and other notable furnishings imported from Scandinavia and Southern Europe, this carefully curated upstate New York A-Frame is a real gem. Located just two hours north of NYC, it sits on a dozen private acres and is a great basecamp for exploring the greater Hudson Valley.
Location: Idaho Springs, Colorado
Vibe: Mountain Vista
A glass-fronted A-Frame cabin perched on a hill with scenic views of the Rockies is the perfect spot to unwind for a weekend in the foothills. Complete with a sauna, hot tub and ample space to relax, you’re going to need it at 10,400-foot elevation. To get to this newly-built cabin October through May, make sure you’ve got 4WD.
Location: Sunriver, OR
Vibe: 1970s Porn Film Set
Certainly the most unique property on this list—or any of the many others like it online—this sizable Central Oregon A-Frame is owned by a pair of Portland-based designers, as if you couldn't already tell. With every single tiny detail considered to no end, the four-bedroom house features three floors, as many fireplaces, a hot tub, and no shortage of insane photo ops.
Location: Greentown, PA
Vibe: Desert in the Woods
The Little A is furnished and decorated in a southwestern style, with bright colors and cozy textiles strewn about a warm timber interior. A woodstove centers the main living space in front of a quaint kitchen while a cozy sunroom provides all the space for chatting or cat naps in the sun. Surrounded by trees, enjoy the changing colors of the seasons from the hammock out back or drive to Promised Land State Park for hiking trails, docks, a beach, fishing and boating.
Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Vibe: Tennessee Mountain Home
At the foothills of the Smokies, this ultra-earthy and rustic A-Frame sits on a bucolic plot of land with direct views of the national park from the deck, hot tub, or great room—your choice. Instead of the typical natural wood aesthetic, the interior has white tongue and groove walls from floor to ceiling that makes it feel light and spacious. Start yourself a roaring fire (it can get cold down south!) in the large stone fireplace, pour a glass of Tennessee whiskey, and relax
Location: Paradise, Washington
Vibe: Modern A-Frame in a Wooded Wonderland
With its paneled wooden walls, dark beams, rugged exterior, and spacious front porch, this is everything an A-Frame cabin in the woods should be. Sure, the upholstery and decor wouldn’t be our first choice, but that wood stove is undeniably cozy and a plethora of scenic hikes in the national park is only a short distance away. Not to mention, the magic mushrooms that are ready and waiting to be found in the woods — Chanterelles, of course.
Location: Deadwood, South Dakota
Vibe: All-season adventure hub
This South Dakota getaway combines all the rustic, cozy feels of an A-Frame with sleek, industrial touches in the form of dark wood floors that complement slate gray walls on the interior and exterior. Lounge on the well-worn leather sofa, second-floor deck, or head out to the spacious yard where there’s a large fire pit. Make this your basecamp and you’ll find yourself a short drive from Mount Rushmore, hiking in the Black Hills National Forest, and a chance to make some turns at Terry Peak Ski Area.
Location: Brighton, Utah
Vibe: Powder Daze
Tucked away in the Wasatch Mountain Range, this green-roofed cabin is a skier and rider’s powder-filled paradise. It’s just the right size—not too big, not too small and just enough room to sleep four—but still bright and airy with modern decor and a mint-colored SMEG ready to be stocked full of beverages. Wax your skis, this cabin is the epicenter of six major ski resorts all within five miles.