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10 Best Airbnbs For Your East Texas Getaway - Updated 2020

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East Texas has an affordable Airbnb for everyone. Whether it be a group of friends, a family, a couple, or even a solo traveler, anyone can savor in some well-deserved rest and relaxation in this peaceful country area.

1. Cabin in the Woods (from USD 90)

“Hotels could learn a lot from Leisha. She was warm and welcoming, and made sure we had everything we needed. Her cabin is well-equipped and an excellent place for a family vacation or quick getaway. We hope to visit again soon!” – Giao (guest review)

Located just a mile and a half (2.4 km) from Van, TX, 12 miles (19 km) from Canton, and 10 miles (16 km) from the Texas Rose Horse Park, this little cabin is centrally located to many East Texas attractions. Peace and quiet reign supreme here as you relax and overlook your own private lake.

Spend the afternoon walking around the property or fishing on the lake. Catch and release only though! Interact with the owners’ dogs, geese, and ducks as you enjoy some quiet time. Pets are allowed with prior notice and some restrictions.

Cabin in the Woods.
Van, Texas, United States
180 reviews
Farm stay 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and had plenty of bedding for the cold nights
it is cozy quiet peaceful & private and the cabin is well stocked with everything you would need
Cleanliness:
cabin was very clean and well appointed
the cabin was clean & quite
the cabin was very clean and well decorated
a clean and comfortable cabin in a tranquil setting
the place is very clean with many accommodations
Host:
peaceful country setting with great hosts
the host was very friendly and responded to my questions quickly
the home atmosphere hosts and experience was perfect
the owner's were super nice
the hosts go above and beyond to make sure your stay is enjoyable
Location:
great location between tyler and canton
this was the perfect place to "get away"
great place to relax but close to local venues
leisha is amazing and her place is beautiful
leisha was wonderful and we couldn't have asked for a better place to get away
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2. Little Reata (from USD 125)

“What an amazing little cabin tucked away in the Piney Woods of East Texas. We enjoyed the amenities and the sense of being away from it all at this cabin. It is super unique and charming. The hosts are spectacular!” – Hayley (guest review)

This custom built cabin is hand-crafted with refurbished wood and surrounded by beautiful flowers and ferns. Guests rave about the amazing sunsets viewable over Lake Palestine while lounging by the fire.

The cabin comes with a full kitchen, TV, heating, air conditioning, and WiFi. The Villages Marina is a 10-minute walk. Delight in some peaceful time away from everything on this East Texas farm property.

Little Reata
Flint, Texas, United States
228 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are multiple fans and a/c units that keep the home cool and fresh
great coffee comfy bed and nice finishes for a rustic cabin
wifi isn’t the best but i didn’t come out here to watch movies or be online
the cottage is cozy the perfect place to escape and recalibrate
wifi didn't work but i'm sure they will fix for the next time (also could have been me)
Cleanliness:
the cabin was clean and cozy
cabin was clean and cozy
nice clean and adventurous place
communication was quick and the cabin was super clean
the cabin was clean and cozy
Host:
the hosts are fantastic
kevin and debra were such amazing hosts the reata was a great getaway for us
kevin and debra were so nice and very responsive and helpful
especially kevin and debra were very responsive to our inquiries about lake access
host was very responsive to messages and helpful
Location:
ideal east texas location
beautiful secluded lakeside location but also close to town if needed
adorable cabin in perfect getaway location
it is a beautiful location and very comfortable
great getaway loved the private location and scenery
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3. Getaway Cabin in National Forest (from USD 76)

“This place is a gem. We came to the area to hike and found so many trails close by - and this was a quiet, cozy home base. Everything was even better than we expected. Would love to come back.” – Alyson (guest review)

This location could not be better for a hiking getaway. Bordering the Sam Houston National Forest, this cabin puts you within walking distance to miles of hiking, biking, and horse trails. For town essentials and antiquing, Montgomery, TX is just 8 miles (12.8 km) away.

Enjoy stargazing, finding a quiet place, or just lying in the hammocks around the cabin. Relax by the serene pond on the property. The hosts typically leave a welcoming basket and will happily introduce you to their horses and pets on the property, and even allow you to bring your own.

Getaway Cabin in National Forest
Montgomery, Texas, United States
214 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
two good quality air beds were provided for the kids so everyone slept very well
the cabin is remarkably spacious and comfortable made especially so by deborah and wayne's amenities and thoughtful touches
kitchen space was perfect for my husband and i
Cleanliness:
the cabin was very clean and inviting
the cabin was clean and stocked with everything we needed
cabin was very clean and hosts very friendly
is really nice place the cabin is wonderful and is really clean
the cabin was super comfortable and clean
Host:
the host are super friendly
deborah and wayne were wonderful hosts
great host quite and serene
deborah and wayne were absolutely wonderful hosts
wayne and deb were the best hosts there are
Location:
beautiful location in the forest
located extreamly close to fantastic hiking
also went antique shopping in town too (8 miles away)
great location very peaceful place
the town of montgomery is cute and has some nice places to sample wine and shop for antiques
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4. Contemporary lake front home (from USD 250)

“Awesome spot! Great views and a balcony right off the kitchen that was great for breakfast every morning. Great as a weekend getaway with friends or family. Definitely lives up to the photos. Can’t wait to go in the summer months.” – LaTonya (guest review)

This house is perfect for a fun group getaway. It has 3 levels, so be prepared to climb some stairs, but also to have the time of your life. Wall high windows provide a spectacular view of Lake Conroe, and the house is designed to entertain kids and adults alike.

Including a 70-inch TV, 80s arcade games, a pool table, and a breakfast veranda, there is no reason to leave the house to find something to do. However, if you have to leave, the yacht club, grocery store, liquor store, and donut shop are all within walking distance and it comes with a fully stocked kitchen.

Contemporary lake front home
Montgomery, Texas, United States
106 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
views from the master living room and breakfast patio were amazing
the fiance and i definitely enjoyed breakfast out on the patio with clear views of the lake
awesome spot great views and a balcony right off the kitchen that was great for breakfast every morning
pool table and old fashioned video arcade games (donkey kong and pac man) were a bonus
this place was amazing the perfect spot for a relaxing getaway with a beautiful view and comfortable living quarters
Cleanliness:
the house is very clean and very spacious
very spacious and clean
house was in great condition and clean upon our arrival
this house is clean smells nice and has a good layout
extremely hospitable and responsive we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and appreciated the cleanliness and variety of amenities offered
Host:
she was so responsive to questions and lovely to talk too
lynne was a great host
host was wonderful and very kind and flexible
lynne was a great host and responded very quickly
wonderful host amazing house all amazing
Location:
great location on the lake
i would definitely rebook this location
beautiful location about half way down walden
it was in a beautiful and perfect location
beautiful home in a beautiful location
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5. Judy's Country Cottage (from USD 80)

“Wonderful place for a getaway. Quiet country road perfect for long walks, cozy cabin, but I must admit I spent most of my time on the relaxing front porch enjoying the view. I would highly recommend!” – Elizabeth (guest review)

Wind down a country road to find a quaint and tidy cottage with fresh fruit and muffins greeting you. Centrally located among First Monday Trade Days and the Texas Rose Ranch, this getaway is a perfect view into country living.

Guests are surprised to find that this house is so secluded it doesn’t even need curtains on the front and back doors. There are a few movies to watch and a DVD player, but you’ll want to spend your time outside in the pleasantness of nature.

Judy's Country Cottage
Mineola, Texas, United States
91 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
internet tv and ac worked great
we have excellent wi-fi service
Cleanliness:
it is clean comfortable and quiet
clean comfortable accomodations
the place was clean and well decorated
it was clean peaceful and relaxing
quiet cozy place awesome for getaways very clean and comfoy beds
Host:
michelle is a great host
gracious and friendly host
the host was extremely nice and very helpful
check in was easy and the host very easy to work with
michelle is a fantastic host and the grounds are beautiful
Location:
this was a perfect place to stay for our trip to canton trade days
if you are looking for a nice quiet place to get away from it all this is the place
great country cabin outside of mineola beautiful place and location
great place to stay
this place is perfect if you are attending canton trade days
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6. Beautifully furnished country home (from USD 135)

“This house was beautiful and in a great area, in the country but still close enough to everything. The hosts were great. Anyone who stays here will have an absolutely fabulous time.” – Anthony (guest review)

This private home set on one acre (0.4 ha) in the country is the perfect space for your family getaway. Delight in peace, quiet, and campfires. Enjoy hiking around the area. Take a short drive into town for some antiquing and shopping.

The home itself has a fully furnished kitchen, DirectTV, and an oversized tub with jets in the master bathroom. An outdoor pool and grill are also available for use during summer months.

Beautifully furnished country home with a pool
Big Sandy, Texas, United States
102 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
heater works great for cold days
no wifi but there's direct tv with a good selection of channels
the place has a cool view of a ranch and a nice pool
nice pool and patio
if you're looking for a comfortable spot to spend the night look no further
Cleanliness:
it was a beautiful quiet clean private
the place was clean and really beautiful
the house is very clean and beautifully decorated
very clean and nicely prepared for our stay
fantastic place to stay extremely clean and quiet neighborhood
Host:
owner was very nice
the hosts were great
amazing property and wonderful owner
tiffany is a wonderful host
tiffany was an amazing host
Location:
i really enjoyed this location
a perfect getaway location when seeing relatives nearby
very peaceful location and a very comfortable home
quiet relaxing stay away from the city
a beautiful home and great location
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7. Nettles Nest country inn (from USD 100)

“This is a great little hidden gem. Love the history of it and all the special touches. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Our grandson loved it. We hope to do it again sometime.” – Erma (guest review)

This rustic cabin is located in the piney woods of Texas on a 5-acre (2 ha) lake. The hosts want you to make the most out of lakeside fun during your stay here – they provide a paddleboat, kayaks, and a fishing boat for use during your stay, and even stock fishing supplies.

Feeling less active? Relax on the deck overlooking the lake or take a nap in the provided hammock. Build a fire to toast s’mores and gaze up at the stars. Pets are allowed as well.

Nettles Nest Country Inn
Texarkana, Texas, United States
251 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sitting on the deck in the evening watching the fish jump and the turtles swim very relaxing
driving over the tree lined dam to the cozy cabin on the water was a great first impression
awesome experience adorable cabin with a comfy bed on a beautiful piece of land
great place nice trails comfortable bed good movies
Cleanliness:
very clean and nice accommodations
everything was clean and well-kept
the cabin was clean and well-kept and the property was spacious and beautiful
cabin was spotless our visit was perfect
the cabin is clean and comfy with everything you could possibly need for your stay
Host:
gwen was a great host from the start
the hosts are very friendly and accommodating
and gwen is a perfect host
the host and her family are the nicest people i have ever met
the hosts make sure you are comfortable and really do have anything you would need readily available
Location:
amazing location quiet and beautiful
there are many trails to enjoy easy to walk and shady
this is a great place to get away from everything
nettles nest could be a location for a movie it's sooooo peaceful and quaint
this is a great place to get away as an individual a couple or a family
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8. Lakeside cabin (from USD 100)

“Enjoyed a quick trip to celebrate the end of school. Plenty of room for the kids to run around! We had fun jumping off the (newly built) pier, attempting to fish, roasting marshmallows (the hosts provided!) over the pit, and enjoying the peace and quiet. We’d love to come back for a longer stay.” – Abby (guest review)

Leave everything behind at this waterfront paradise on Lake Tyler, Texas. With no wireless internet or television, this is truly a place to unplug and enjoy each other’s company in the great outdoors. Wildlife abounds here as well – guests have seen deer, owls, alligator gars, and turtles.

Spend the day fishing and the nights making s’mores over a campfire under the stars. Guests are welcome to bring kayaks, paddle boards, canoes, or anything else to have fun on the water all weekend. Tyler is only a 12-minute drive if anyone needs to get back to town for eating or shopping.

Lakeside 1 bdrm cabin
Tyler, Texas, United States
135 reviews
Entire cabin 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin was cozy with a beautiful view of the lake
the cabin is very comfortable charming and clean with a nice view of the lake
the weather was wet and cold during our stay but the cabin was warm and cozy
Cleanliness:
super clean place
very clean very organized
it is clean and quiet
very clean quiet and comfortable
this place is super clean and quiet
Host:
beverly and warrent were very nice hosts
a super host indeed
beverly and warren were great hosts and responded quickly to questions
the snacks provided by the hosts is a really nice touch
beverly & warren were amazing hosts they went above and beyond to make sure we had the best stay
Location:
great place to get away for a weekend
such a perfect place to get away from it all for the weekend
really nice secluded location yet close enough to tyler if you want or need something
beautiful place right on lake tyler
it is a lovely place to get away and relax
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9. The Wilde House - Modern Farmhouse

“This house is so full of love and care that you can feel it. Perfect get away for any group looking to connect in a beautiful space.” – Kendall (guest review)

This beautiful modern farmhouse is a great way for a family or group of friends to get away and reconnect. Including sliding walls, a screened in porch, outdoor patio, claw foot tub, and wood burning stove, this large house sits on a 1-acre (0.4 hectare) property overlooking a serene pond.

Visitors have reported seeing rabbits, cardinals, armadillos, and deer during this stay, and rave about the fun atmosphere. Cook dinner on the grill and eat on the patio, then crawl into the available hammocks to relax and talk.

Want to get some shopping in on your stay? This farmhouse is only a 10-minute drive from the First Monday Trade Days, the world’s largest outdoor flea market.

THE WILDE HOUSE | Modern Farmhouse
Ben Wheeler, Texas, United States
177 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the amenities we could need (coffee and wifi were wonderful) and the beds were very comfortable
we enjoyed spending time drinking coffee outside on the sitting hammocks and eating dinner on the table outside
so cozy and stylish it gave me rustic chic vibes
the beds were extremely comfortable
beds were comfortable and had everything we needed
Cleanliness:
comfortable beds generous clean bathroom spacious rooms
the house is so beautiful and clean
neat house and very unusual
the bathrooms are very spacious and clean
Host:
they were very friendly and responsive hosts
great place and great hosts
they were quick to respond and very helpful
the hosts are great communicators and very helpful with directions as it is off a county road
dream weekend sara & rocky are incredible hosts with a unique attention to detail
Location:
super cute and fun house close to canton
fun place for a weekend away with friends
close to canton as well as some fun restaurants and bars in ben wheeler
great quiet location in the country
such a great place to stay love the house and location
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10. The Cox Building

“Very nice place to stay! Everything was clean and organized. The bed was so comfortable! The location is great and was within walking distance to many attractions. Jana was very accommodating and helpful. I would definitely stay here again.” – Jessica (guest review)

The name of this Airbnb says it all. This entire first floor space is located in a historic building on the brick streets of Nacogdoches, the oldest town in Texas.

Because the building is located on the town square, you will find yourself within walking distance of almost anything you could want to do – restaurants, shopping, the courthouse, antiquing, and more. The space itself includes all the modern amenities as well as a flat screen TV with Netflix, a treadmill, and a Keurig machine.

Location 1! Location 1! Location!
Nacogdoches, Texas, United States
70 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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East Texas is affordable and relaxing

East Texas is a charming area full of affordable and fun things to do. Take advantage of one of these great places to stay for your next session of resting and recharging.

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