Charlotte may have been overshadowed by supercities, but there is much to explore and love in the Queen City. It is fast becoming a financial and metropolitan district, with big banks such as Bank of America setting up its headquarters here. With its rapid commercial development, there are always new restaurants and establishments popping up that are worth the visit. Aside from that, Charlotte is big on nature and sports. Not only does the city offer easy access to Lake Norman and Crowders Mountain State Park, but it also features NASCAR Hall of Fame and Bank of America Stadium, home of the Carolina Panthers.
Despite it being a big city, Charlotte has retained its small-town charm with its many 19th-century neighborhoods and lakeside accommodations. If you’re visiting anytime soon, check out these best cabin rentals near Charlotte, North Carolina, for a more local flavor to your stay.
This beautiful cabin offers stunning views of Lake Norman. Featuring three bedrooms and three bathrooms, this home can comfortably accommodate up to ten guests. As you enter the cabin, a spacious living room will welcome you. Just a few steps from the comfy sofa, there is a dining area and a kitchen that is well-equipped with modern appliances.
Enjoy making your favorite meals in the kitchen or make use of the gas grill outside for a barbecue. In the afternoon, you can head out to the lake and have fun kayaking or fishing. There is also a fire pit by the lake where you can huddle around at night and make S'mores while stargazing.
Welcome to Mahogany Heaven - 3 Bed Lake Norman Cabin!Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, United StatesPremier Host
Top guest reviewsthe gorgeous views of the lake from every room in the house kept drawing us outsideclean and roomy insidethe house was clean and well appointedhouse was clean and easily enough room for 10 adultsthis was one of the most clean vrbo rentals we have ever rented and we have rented severalthe house was very clean and had a lot of amenities
Host:southern charm vacations was wonderful to work with they were very responsive to texts and emailsRead more reviewson arrival we were very pleased with the home and location…
This cozy cabin for rent is nestled among the trees. Ideal for solo travelers as well as couples on a getaway in Charlotte. This home features one bedroom, one full bathroom, and a compact kitchen. There is also a screened porch, the best spot to have a cup of coffee in the morning while enjoying views of the towering trees.
The living room comes with a leather couch and large glass windows offering beautiful views. From this getaway cabin near Charlotte, take a romantic stroll to the shops nearby and visit the nearby restaurants to try out local delicacies.
Farmhouse style apartment - newly renovatedMonroe, North Carolina, United States
If your idea of a getaway involves nature trails, mountain views, and a peaceful setting, then these cabins are the best places to stay. They are tucked away in Asheboro, North Carolina, and surrounded by rolling hills. They are also suitable for different kinds of travelers, from couples to families with pets. The cabins are equipped with heating, air conditioning, and cooking basics. Outside, there is also a fire pit area complete with chairs and a picnic table.
Complete your getaway experience by exploring some places of interest nearby, such as Four Saints Brewing Company, North Carolina Zoo, and Pisgah Covered Bridge.
Getaway AsheboroAsheboro, NC
Dating back to the 1930s, this beautifully designed cabin features four bedrooms and a fully furnished kitchen. You will also find a living room with a television, a selection of games and books, and a high-end stereo for entertainment. There’s also free Wi-Fi, so you can watch movies on streaming platforms instead of just relying on local channels.
Because of its secluded location, you can expect to find peace and quiet here. You’ll also enjoy beautiful views of the greenery outside, so you might want to lounge on the back porch and just cherish the fresh air.
If you want to explore, there are several attractions nearby. Some of the places worth checking out are Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Reynolda Gardens, Wake Forest University, and SciWorks.
Majestic Getaway Cabin near Wake Forest UniversityWinston-Salem, North Carolina, United StatesPremier Host
Top guest reviewsthe house is zoned and the air conditioners kept it very comfortable in the middle of summer
Host:hosts were extremely responsive friendly and helpfulmegan the host is incredibly kindmeagan was a wonderfully respectful and accommodating host and as friendly as can beshe is very easy to work with and responsiveRead more reviewswe were very happy with the location of this property for our staycharming cabin that is close to wfu that has great extra space
With its quiet location and rustic interior design, this Vrbo vacation rental is the perfect place to stay if you want to take a break from your busy life. The stunning floor-to-ceiling fireplace in the living room will undoubtedly keep you warm while you’re streaming your favorite movies. When you’re hungry, you can cook a delicious meal in the kitchen and bring the food to the wraparound deck to admire the beautiful views of the mountains while you eat.
During your stay, you should take the opportunity to walk along the scenic roads of Moravian Falls and cherish the beauty of nature. If you’re looking for fun, there are several festivals that you can attend, such as MerleFest in April and Carolina Jam Festival in September.
Please note that a four-wheel or an all-wheel drive is required to access the premises since the driveway to this mountain property is steep.
The Overlook---Amazing mountain views from private cabin retreat!Purlear, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewswe appreciated the fully stocked kitchen for making our pancake breakfast in the morningvery peaceful clean and relaxing
Host:a lovely home and pleasant hoststhe hosts are great with communication and the home had everything we needed can’t wait to stay againRead more reviewsenjoyed the location as it was easy to get to yet off the beaten path
This waterfront cabin exudes character and nostalgia. The listing was built in the 1990s and was recently renovated in 2018. It now features modern amenities, but it never lost its rustic charm. The house can accommodate eight guests, with three bedrooms, two baths, a washer and dryer, and a fully stocked kitchen where everyone has everything they need for a hearty meal.
After the festivities, guests can go boating via the private launch. For laidback moments, the big porch overlooking the lake is a great spot to share conversations over beer and barbecue.
Waterfront Cabin with Private LaunchMooresville, North Carolina, United StatesPremier Host
Top guest reviewsthey love to color and there was a table and chairs in the loft where they sleptroomy and extra clean cabinthe entire cabin was very very clean
Host:sean was a fantastic host with easy to reach commsRead more reviewsthe dock would be a great place to spend a summer day
A lakefront property suitable for family outings and small get-togethers is this beautiful cottage located right beside Lake Wylie. This cabin has all the lovely features to make anyone feel at home. It is sizable enough for six guests. It comes with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room with Direct TV, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a big screened-in porch.
Its 1,500-square-foot (139.4-square-meter) living space has plenty of areas to relax alone or play games with friends. Guests can also enjoy outdoor activities such as grilling over the fire pit, paddling in the waters, swimming, or fishing, as the cabin has its own dock for boat rentals.
Mom's Cabin - Relax Without TryingCharlotte, North Carolina, United StatesPremier Host
Top guest reviewsoveralll clean but oven and other item could use a better cleaningRead more reviewsgreat location and beautiful even on the rainy days
This lovely tiny house is ideal for couples who wish to spend one-on-one time with each other surrounded by nature. It features one bedroom, one bathroom, a functional kitchen, a cable TV, Wi-Fi access, a veranda, and, of course, amazing views of Lake Wylie. A sleeper sofa or futon that can comfortably accommodate two people, is perfect for small groups who want to share the cozy space together.
But let’s be honest, who would be staying indoors when you’re right in front of this beautiful lake? Light the fire pit, sit back, and take in the natural wonders of the woods.
Cozy Tiny House - Lake Front Getaway.Lake Wylie, South Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsvery clean and confortthe hoster woonderful personRead more reviews
Host:they were extremely kind and accommodatingexcellent host had a wonderful time relaxing in the evening's after fishing all day
This cozy cabin overlooking Lake Wylie is the perfect weekend getaway with friends and family. For starters, the tongue and groove panels throughout the cabin create a rustic and homey vibe that will have any guest curling up on the sofa with a cup of hot cocoa. It can sleep up to six people as it comes with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The kitchen is stocked with cooking utensils for the convenience of guests.
There is plenty of outdoor space for barbecue, beers, or naps. Kids can play in the water with free use of paddleboards, canoe, and kayak. At dusk, guests can retire for the day with beautiful 180-degree views of the sunset.
A true "Lake Experience" with amazing views and sunsets, from above and belowCharlotte, North Carolina, United StatesPremier Host
Top guest reviewswhat a beautiful spot the cabin is as described and so very comfortablethe house was very clean and well stockedclean and cute everything you need to have a wonderfully quiet and relaxing stay
Host:host was very helpful and friendlythe host could not have been more responsive to questionseverything was perfect great communication with the host georgiaRead more reviewsgreat location with everything near bythis is the perfect location for couples families or friendswonderful and a pleasure to work with georgia great location lots of water toys enjoyed our stay
Every window in this amazing cabin is like a picture frame because it showcases a beautiful view of Lake Wylie from different angles. This cabin may look like a rustic lodge from the outside but it boasts modern interiors and amenities. It is fully air-conditioned and can sleep up to eight guests. It has three bedrooms with king-size beds, two full bathrooms, a large kitchen, laundry facilities, and, best of all, a large patio overlooking the lake.
On top of this, the property stands in almost 1 acre (0.4 hectares) of forest grounds and 330 feet (91 meters) of shoreline. With this much outdoor space, you’ll definitely be making a lot of memories.
Lakefront Cabin - Newly Renovated!Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewshouse was super clean and spaciousthe home was clean well maintained and equippedthe kitchen was fully equipped clean and ready for us
Imagine making breakfast right in front of huge windows with panoramic views of Lake Wylie. When you stay in this cabin, that imagination will be a reality. This lovely waterfront property comes with two houses. The main house has four bedrooms and two bathrooms, while the cabin, which has been fully restored from its original 1950s form, has two bedrooms and two baths.
All in all, this sprawling property can comfortably sleep up to 14 guests. Comfort also meets style in this accommodation because the place’s interior has been designed like a true-blue Southern home. If these features aren’t enough to convince you, you can also access 366 feet (111 meters) of shoreline and 2 private docks.
Firefly - 2 Houses on 1 Spectacular PropertyBelmont, North Carolina, United StatesPremier Host
Top guest reviews
Host:the hosts were wonderful and incredibly accommodatingsheena and adam were great and very responsiveRead more reviewsyou can't beat the location on the water - very relaxing and peaceful
If you’re traveling to Lake Norman to go fishing and enjoy water activities, this cabin is a great place to stay. Not only is the gracious host offering rental options for his pontoon boat and kayaks but he can also take you out to the best spots at Lake Norman for a nice day of fishing.
This cabin loft comes with a queen-size futon and air mattress that can sleep up to four guests. The spacious bathroom has a tub/shower combo and comes with a washer and dryer. The kitchen is complete with cookware and modern appliances. Best of all, the covered patio is a great communal space to share a meal from the day’s catch.
It's Five O'Clock Here! Pontoon available! Read below. 1'st come 1'st serve.Mooresville, North Carolina, United StatesPremier Host
Top guest reviewswe felt like we were visiting a friend the loft is beautiful well stocked and super clean
Host:the host was amazing and just overall wonderfulthe owner was fabulous and very accommodatingmark the host was greatfriendly fun and we will be backmark is a great hard-working hostRead more reviewswe recommend this rental to anyone looking for outstanding accommodations friendly quiet and relaxing location
Have a wonderful time with friends and family in this inviting cabin that can accommodate a group of six. The house has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a TV with Wi-Fi, a fully stocked kitchen, and a fireplace. Aside from these amenities, guests are free to use the kayaks and paddle boards that come with the rental.
There’s also a nearby pier where guests can have fun under the sun or soak in the water. The unique attraction of this property, however, is the big flat front yard where kids can run around while adults delight in the swing in front of the lake.
The Log Cabin At The LakeSherrills Ford, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsit was peaceful and comfortable with beautiful sunrises and peaceful eveningssimply rustic quaint cozy and full of warmthit is so was so clean and cozythe cabin was clean and rusticthe house was cozy and clean and we had the best time will definitely come again
Host:the owner supplies all kinds of equipment to make your stay funRead more reviewsthe location was absolutely fantasticlocated in a quiet part of lake norman makes your stay enjoyable
For adults and kids alike, staying in this beautiful cabin is a thing of childhood memories. Located in a private cove in Lake Norman, the place can comfortably accommodate eight guests on its several bunk beds in the two bedrooms and a tub/shower combination in the bathroom.
Amenities such as a fully functioning kitchen with modern appliances, an LCD TV with satellite, air conditioning, and a washing machine are also provided to keep the guests as comfortable and entertained as possible. The lakehouse also boasts a newly built dock that offers guests plenty of open spaces to hang out and bond with loved ones.
Beautiful Lake Front Property!Denver, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsthe outdoor amenities were fantastic -pool boat rental on site and the beautifully landscaped yardit was a good stay in a comfortable home in a beautiful settingvery clean and well keptthis property was well maintained clean and well appointed
Host:the host was very helpful and available for any questions or issuesthe owner was great to deal with as wellthe house and owner were both amazingRead more reviewsgreat location and plenty of room for our family gathering
There is so much to do in this beautiful and huge cabin located at the main channel of Lake Norman. Dubbed as “Magnolia Blossom Place,” this listing is as lovely as it sounds. The house can accommodate 17 people as it comes with 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and 1.5 bath.
With these ample quarters, everyone is guaranteed to have a restful sleep after a day of fishing, swimming, kayaking, bird-watching, or simply just admiring the lakeside views. The property is situated in over 1 acre (0.4 hectares) of land, which means there is so much open ground for both kids and adults to enjoy outdoor activities like basketball and air hockey.
There are also two picnic tables in the shaded dock for a barbecue on a bright sunny day. For indoor entertainment, there’s a TV in the basement and a fireplace in the living room. Guests can cozy up and enjoy each other’s warm company.
Romantic Lake Cottage RetreatSherrills Ford, North Carolina, United StatesPremier Host
Top guest reviewsso quaint so accessible so beautiful and peaceful good for running swimming yoga and resting
Host:owners were available but respected your privacyowner's were very gracious and hospitablethe hosts were friendly and the area very peacefulthe hosts were terrific and gave us lots of great suggestions of restaurantsRead more reviewswe home to go back great places to eat near bysuch a peaceful location with wonderful expansive decking to enjoy the outdoor spacethis was a wonderful place to stay it was very quiet and peaceful being right on the waterawesome place to stay for a vacationbrenda was great and recommended places to eat and shop
Spend your holiday in Queen City
What’s nice about this city is that there’s something to do for every traveler, whether you’re an urbanite, sports fan, or nature lover. Whatever floats your boat, there are always beautiful cabins near Charlotte, North Carolina, to make you feel at home.
Not only that, but you also have the opportunity to visit the gorgeous lakes in and near Charlotte, North Carolina, which are sure to astound you.
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