10 Best Cabin Rentals In Hickory, North Carolina


Hickory, North Carolina is a city whose rich heritage in furniture manufacturing has earned it the nickname of “The Furniture Capital of the World.” The city has a lovely downtown area that features a variety of local boutiques, antique shops, restaurants, and bars. Hickory also features a variety of natural attractions both on land and on water. Lake Hickory offers a bunch of water activities such as kayaking and fishing, while the town’s mountain area provides hikers stunning trails with views of the surrounding valley. If you’re looking to get close to nature on your vacation, consider staying in a cabin for easy access to the outdoors. Read on to learn more about the best cabin rentals in Hickory, North Carolina.

1. Secluded cabin with mountain view (from USD 153)

If you want to experience the peace of staying in the woods without compromising access to nearby attractions, this cabin is for you. You’ll be close to Blowing Rock Memorial Park, Mystery Hill, and The Blowing Rock.

While the unit is a traditional log cabin with wooden floors and walls, it features modern amenities that will ensure your stay is comfortable. The cabin has an internet connection and Smart TVs where you can stream your favorite shows while cozying up on the couch. The unit’s heating system will keep you warm, and the wood-burning stove in the living room will make the space extra toasty.

You can also enjoy a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains from the screened porch.

Beautiful Log Cabin Secluded in the Mountains of Blowing Rock
214 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was a little spotty but gave me a chance to read more
very clean and nice
super clean and neat
cabin was small but well designed clean and comfortable
clean bright wonderful and excellent all around
home was clean and well stocked
our dogs loved thd property and long walks
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2. Lakeside cabin with private boat dock (from USD 425)

If you want to feel like you have the lake all to yourself, consider staying in this spacious cabin fronting the shore of Lake Hickory. Situated on a 5-acre (2-hectare) property, the cabin is surrounded by a wooded area providing a peaceful environment for your getaway. Guests will have access to a private boat dock where they can enjoy swimming and other water activities.

The cabin has a rustic interior with antique flooring. If you want to relax and unwind, enjoy the view of the lake from a rocking chair in the comfort of the screened porch. Even though guests will enjoy a private and quiet stay here, the property is just a short drive to restaurants and shops.

"The Cabin on LaKe Hickory" - 5Acre Point/1100 Water Frontage!
9 reviews
cabin 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is beautifully decorated and fully equipped i wish i had that kitchen
the cabin was well equipped quiet and comfortable
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Nearby cabins

3. Mahogany Heaven (from USD 508)

This roomy cabin is an ideal accommodation for groups looking to enjoy all the fun activities Lake Norman has to offer.

Mahogany Heaven features a private beach which is a perfect swimming area. If you want to explore the lake, there are two kayaks provided, or you can request the host for a boat rental. Complete your experience by grilling up a meal on the patio’s barbecue or roasting marshmallows at the outdoor fire pit.

After a long day of being outdoors, you can unwind next to the fireplace in the cabin’s living room. The unit also has a pool table and board games, so the fun can continue indoors. If you prefer preparing meals inside, the cabin’s fully equipped kitchen is spacious and features modern appliances.

Welcome to Mahogany Heaven - 3 Bed Lake Norman Cabin!
13 reviews
cabin 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the gorgeous views of the lake from every room in the house kept drawing us outside
clean and roomy inside
the house was clean and well appointed
house was clean and easily enough room for 10 adults
this was one of the most clean vrbo rentals we have ever rented and we have rented several
the house was very clean and had a lot of amenities
southern charm vacations was wonderful to work with they were very responsive to texts and emails
on arrival we were very pleased with the home and location…
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4. Lakefront cabin with private dock (from USD 327)

With its spacious interior and gorgeous views, this log cabin is an ideal accommodation for groups looking to enjoy a lakeside getaway.

The cabin is located just near the shore of Lake Rhodhiss. It is situated within a gated community that has 3 miles (5 kilometers) of paved roads for you to enjoy a nice stroll or a bike ride. Because the lake is minimally developed, it is excellent for fishing and has little boat traffic. For those bringing their own boat, it can be secured on the cabin’s private dock. There are also four kayaks available for guests’ use.

Inside the cabin, there are plenty of modern amenities to make your stay comfortable. There is an internet connection throughout the unit, and the living area has a Smart television with satellite cable. Guests can prepare a home-cooked meal in the fully equipped kitchen and enjoy it on the outdoor deck.

Lakefront Log Cabin with private dock on Lake Rhodhiss with Kayaks & Paddleboard
56 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 6
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they saw otters swimming around the dock and bald eagles in the tree tops
our four boys (6-18) enjoyed swimming from the dock kayaking fishing and seeing the wildlife
cabin was very clean and cozy
the property was lovely the loghouse was immaculately clean and decorated beautifully
we hiked boated and explored the area in this clean and well-stocked home
great location clean cozy comfortable
the owners took care of our every need
hosts are extremely thoughtful
the owners were very friendly and helpful
the owner provided us with a welcome basket of goodies upon arrival
the owners were very caring and had the home well decorated for the holiday
the cabin was beautiful and the location was perfect
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5. Cozy cabin with available boat rental (from USD 154)

This cozy cabin is located right next to Lake Norman, one of North Carolina’s larger lakes. The unit itself is located above a detached garage next to the owner’s home.

The unit has an open floor plan and is ideal for couples or small groups looking for a fun getaway. Guests can access an outdoor patio where they can lounge and enjoy a wonderful view of the lake. There is a picnic area that includes outdoor seating, a grill, and a hammock.

For those looking to go out in the water, there is a boat available for rent so you can explore the lake. Try your luck at fishing or go for the adrenaline rush of water skiing. Floats, skis, and water tubes are included with the rental. Kayaks are also available for rent.

It's Five O'Clock Here! Pontoon available! Read below. 1'st come 1'st serve.
104 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wi-fi worked great
mattress on bed very comfortable
everything thing was very clean
the place was very clean and nicely designed
cabin was clean and well supplied
the cabin was clean and well-equipped
the only thing i thought could be better was the cleanliness of the outdoor area
mark the owner was a gracious host
mark was a gracious host and helpful
mark was a great host he showed around and explained everything
mark is a great host that goes the extra mile
mark was a gracious host very accommodating and made sure that we had everything we needed
great location nice neighborhood and ideal for a couple
the location is close to some really fun restaurants and live music
the location of the cabin was beautiful and tranquil
this was a great location with everything we needed to enjoy our first trip to lake norman
the location is perfect to see all of the great spots at lake norman
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6. Waterfront cabin with expansive yard (from USD 207)

Located on the shore of Lake Norman, this property is an ideal space for groups looking for plenty of room to enjoy indoor and outdoor activities. The spacious cabin features gorgeous views of the lake through high windows that let in plenty of natural light.

The large flat front yard is a great venue for a game of frisbee or cornhole. The outdoor firepit also provides an opportunity for a fun group experience.

Those looking to explore the lake will appreciate the private dock where you can enjoy swimming and other water activities. The property has ample space for parking and can accommodate over five vehicles.

Waterfront Cabin on Lake Norman
27 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable furniture plenty of lighting very accurate description of the property
there is a spacious dining area and living room with great wifi and smart tv
right on the water cute cottage with lots of beds
the place itself was clean and had everything we needed
everything was clean and the beds we used were comfy
the place was clean and well stocked with linens and kitchen items
the cabin had everything you need and it was super clean
the owner was a pleasure to deal with both timely and responsive
sitting out on the dock is so peaceful and therapeutic thanks for being a great host
russ is a most gracious host and communicates very well
it looks like it was outfitted to fit the owner’s family
russ was very responsive check in and out a breeze
great location on lake norman
we walked 2 miles to a yum-o bagel spot and enjoyed a cute gift shop as well
liked the house quite cozy had a good stocked kitchen close to shopping and restaurants
we really enjoyed out lake get-away the cabin was perfect and the location was outstanding
we had a nice relaxing getaway with lots to do close by
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7. Upper Creek Cabin (from USD 110)

Escape from the busy routine of everyday life with a retreat to Upper Creek Cabin. Its location at the base of Linville Gorge makes it an ideal accommodation for those who love to hike. The woods surrounding the cabin connect to Pisgah National Forest. Lake James is also just a short drive away.

Just outside of the master bedroom is a babbling creek, the sounds of which will surely soothe you to sleep. Additionally, the thick memory foam mattress will ensure you get a good night’s rest. Whether you choose to venture out to the nearby sites or lounge on the hammock with a view of the creek, you will surely appreciate being so close to nature.

Secluded Cabin ON Creek-Lake James/Linville Gorge
66 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi worked great on all our phones laptops and the tv
) we didn't have any problems with the wifi and easily streamed movies at night
the sofa recliners and adjustable bed are quite comfortable
super clean on top of all that
the space is very clean updated and nice
perfect private little house on a beautiful creek very clean and has everything you need
lovely cabin stay away…very clean
cabin itself is updated squeaky clean well stocked
great host and would visit again
just great clarissa and property manager tara were both very helpful accommodating and responsive
absolutely gorgeous location you cannot beat it
our weekend stay was great the location is amazing and right on the water
we had an amazing stay at clarissa's cabin it is an absolutely gorgeous location
cute cabin very quiet only hear the water flowing by
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8. Red Turkey Run (from USD 252)

This cabin’s distinct red roof makes it stand out against the backdrop of picturesque mountains. Red Turkey Run is a log cabin located in a quiet area surrounded by beautiful trees. If you’re lucky, you might catch a glimpse of the wild turkeys that roam the property!

Guests can take in the spectacular view of the surrounding nature while lounging on the outdoor patio or soaking in the unit’s hot tub. Enjoy passing the time together playing billiards or making use of the provided board games. If you’re looking to go into town, there are plenty of breweries and restaurants to visit in Morganton.

Red Turkey Run
Morganton, North Carolina, United States
133 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful place to stay the views were amazing very comfortable for me and my family of 6
particularly nice was the stocked kitchen and even the knives were super sharp
great family time in a warm and cozy cabin
everything was clean cozy and as advertised
everything was immaculately clean and communication and check in were a breeze
everything was clean homey and the beds were comfortable
the cabin was very clean and had everything we needed
the house is stocked with everything you could need and very clean
the host was terrific and responded quickly to any questions
definitely recommend this cabin and the host was very nice
other than this minor detail everything regarding the home and its host were superb
charity was a helpful host and we are excited for our next stay with her
charity was an exceptional host answered all our questions quickly and was very accommodating to our needs
love the location of this cabin
beautiful cabin in a perfect location i definitely recommend staying here
the cabin was beautiful and the location was so peaceful
peaceful close enough to town but far enough to relax
such a beautiful location nice and quiet
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9. Three story cabin with modern interiors (from USD 194)

If you’re looking for a secluded cabin in the woods, this property will surely exceed your expectations. Situated on an expansive 8-acre (3.2-hectare) property, this cabin will allow you to hike through the lush surroundings and explore the nearby creek.

While the rustic exterior is typical of a simple log cabin, the unit is stylishly decorated and well furnished on the inside. There is a fully equipped kitchen to prepare meals that you can enjoy on the outdoor patio. For your security, there are two cameras on the property.

Popular destinations such as the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway and Blue Ridge Mountains are less than an hour’s drive away.

Rustic & Charming 3 story Cabin in the Foothills
Lenoir, North Carolina, United States
15 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
it was like being in a real home but it was super clean and full of character
the hosts are super communicative and friendly
the house and grounds are beautiful and the owners were fantastic
nice quiet location surrounded by the forest
i was nervous booking this place because the pictures looked so cute i thought surely it’s not that perfect
wonderful stay we had our tiny wedding at this place and it worked out perfectly
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10. Hilltop cabin with spacious deck (from USD 210)

Perched on a hill, this cabin provides the ultimate getaway for those looking for peace and serenity. Guests can take in the spectacular view of the surrounding mountains from the large wraparound deck.

While internet connection may be intermittent in the mountain area, you won’t miss being online with all the amenities this property has to offer. The cabin features a hot tub where you can have a relaxing soak while enjoying the quiet surroundings. There is also an outdoor grill and a fully equipped kitchen so your group can cook meals together.

Guests can also avail themselves of the neighborhood’s private access to the nearby state parks.

Hilltop Mountain Retreat
Connelly Springs, North Carolina, United States
44 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
internet is spotty which impacts performance on smart tvs
the house was very well equipped clean and comfortable
the house is clean and spacious and we hope to come back soon
the host behaved very well
charles is a great host and answers any questions quickly
the host was extremely helpful and quick to communicate
great house and great host
the owner was very helpful with any questions we had and responds in a good timely manner
this is a fabulous location and house
echo other reviews- gorgeous remote location steep roads etc
if you love great views and a quiet place to relax this is the location for you
the house was great and the location and views incredible
within 10 minutes we wanted to buy a place just like this
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Stay close to nature in Hickory and its vicinity

The charming city of Hickory, North Carolina, and the surrounding areas have much to offer when it comes to outdoor activities. Whether you want to feel refreshed by exploring Lake Hickory or enjoy the serenity of the neighboring mountains, a cabin rental is a great option for those looking to stay close to nature on their next vacation.

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