A mountain cabin or chalet rental can create the backdrop for an exceptional vacation. Many US states have mountain ranges where cabins and chalets are tucked away. In the west, states like, Colorado, California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Arizona, and New Mexico have mountain ranges big and small where you can rent a cabin or chalet. In the Midwest cabin rentals can be found in the Ouachitas and Ozarks in Arkansas and the Wichitas in Oklahoma in the south and the Lutsen Mountains in Minnesota and the Whitecaps in Wisconsin to the north. Farther east the Appalachian Mountains run through Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina and parts of Georgia, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.
Choose a state to find mountain cabins, chalets, and cottage rentals in each state.
The term “chalet” traditionally refers “Swiss chalet” which is a style of architecture that describes a structure with an off-centered, wide-sloping roof located in the Alpine region. In America, it takes on several, less-specific connotations. It still usually describes an a-frame building with a sloped roof, but also it’s location is located near skiing facilities, but not always. Most likely you will find that cabins are referred to as chalets in the highest mountain elevations.
Whether it’s a chalet or a log cabin rental you’re looking for, you can find them in all styles and levels of luxury. Some are rented by independent owners while some are extensions of large and exclusive mountain resorts. With that in mind, you can find a mountain cabin as rough or as luxurious as you’d like. Mountain cabins are a wonderful retreat for families looking for quality time together. They’re fantastic for couples looking for privacy and romance. Hunters use these cabins as comfortable alternatives to roughing it in a tent. Mountain cabins and chalets ideal for skiers, snowboarders, snowmobilers, hikers, climbers, and outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. Mountain cabins and chalets are perfect for renting in every season too. Escape the summer heat in a cool mountain escape or create memories that last a lifetime in a cabin or chalet rental during the holiday season. Just click on any of the states above to find them.