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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: Island Park, ID
Vibe: Gingerbread Crash Pad
Lean into the millennial aesthetic in this Instagram-friendly log cabin a-frame, located a quick drive to Yellowstone National Park. With cozy textiles strewn about its warm interior, play a round of cards or head outside with the homies to hang around the fire pit.
Location: Yosemite Valley, CA
Vibe: Minimalist DIY MCM
Located just outside of Yosemite National Park, this rustic A-Frame is surrounded by lush meadows, secret swimming spots, endless trails, and all the trees you could ever ask for. The interior is modest and homey—made of simple clapboard construction—accented with carefully selected furnishings.
*UPDATE: Far Meadow is now for sale—$650,000 and this beautiful A-Frame, another cabin, and 10 acres near Yosemite could be yours.
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: 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: 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: Maurice River, NJ
Vibe: CB2 Meets Restoration Hardware
The first stand alone vacation home from Philadelphia-based boutique hotel brand Lokal, this carefully curated A-Frame outside of Philadelphia in South Jersey is run like a hotel but feels homey and inviting.
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: Fredericksburg, TX
Vibe: Plywood Cutie
Brand spakin' new, this A-Frame comes equipped with a sizeable deck complete with a stock tank soaking tub to lounge in. Spend your stay inside the cabin's light-filled modern interior or hit the town and see the sights—downtown Fredericksburg is just a 10 min drive.
Location: Garfield, AR
Vibe: Modern Beach Haus
Experience what the Ozarks have to offer in this thoughtfully renovated lakeside a-frame. Furnished with mid-centuryesque pieces in a very millennial palatte, this is the perfect spot for a getaway with a couple of friends. Grab a beverage and wax poetic on the large deck overlooking Beaver Lake.
Location: Brook Park, MN
Vibe: Don Draper Goes (Mid)West
Lovingly restored by the owners of a vintage shop, this A-Frame is furnished with era-inspired 1960's and 70's decor. Located just a brief drive to the quaint town of Mora, this carefully curated interior is a destination itself.
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: Lake Tahoe, CA
Vibe: Vintage Bric-a-Brac
More typical for what you may expect to find in a vacation rental, this lofty A-Frame in the high desert of West Lake Tahoe features a collage of random furniture motifs, a very cool circle hot tub (built into the deck—shout out for that), and room for up to eight guests. Ideal for ski weekends with the crew.
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: Grand Lake, CO
Vibe: Modern Boho
We all love a classic A-frame cabin, and this one is no different. Located just a mile from Grand Lake and Rocky Mountain National Park, consider this your favorite hideaway to relax and recharge for another day of outdoor activities. Larger than it seems, this vacation home can hold up to 12 guests and offers large deck space with a portable fire pit. Drive the whole fam to nearby Steamboat Springs for a dip in the hot springs or a visit to Steamboat Ski Resort.