As one of the United States’ original 13 colonies, Massachusetts possesses a rich history packed with interesting landmarks such as Freedom Trail in Boston and the site of the Pilgrims’ landing in Plymouth. But this state in New England is far more than cities with historical significance. Massachusetts showcases more than 3,000 lakes and ponds for countless recreation opportunities. From Plymouth to The Berkshires, the state boasts plenty of natural beauty. A great way to experience it intimately is to stay in the surroundings. Uncover the best places to commune with nature on the East Coast, and check out this list of the top lake cabin rentals in Massachusetts, USA.
Located just moments from Brookhaven Lake in Worcester County, this rental offers a serene respite for four guests. This handsome two-bedroom log cabin is awash in rustic chicness. The interior boasts stylish furnishings, slanted ceilings, and lots of windows for plenty of sunlight.
No TV is available, but there is a WiFi service so you can stream entertainment on your devices. A private dock is on hand, and guests can utilize the canoe, paddleboard, and kayak available.
Top guest reviewscathi & sandy's cottage made our weekend comfortable and relaxingheated floor in the bathroom and a gorgeous new shower? heavenhouse was clean and comfortable as could bethe cabin is very clean and well equippedthe beds were so comfortable and the house was clean and happythe house is clean comfortable and every year it keeps getting even nicerthe house is amazing (clean and welcoming)
Host:the hosts are incredibly kind helpful and quick to respondmy many thanks to the best hosts evergreat hosts and communicationif you are considering this as an option for you click yes cathi and sandy are wonderful hostscathi & sandy are exceptional hosts and have truly thought of everythingRead more reviewsslipaway is an amazing place to spend a week away from the grind of the big citythe best quiet and fun family vacation we have found yetbeing on this beautiful lake is peaceful and quiet while offering opportunities for kayaking swimming and fishing
This one-bedroom cabin from the 1930s offers an ideal location for a quiet escape. Situated on the cold waters of Long Pond, this accommodation features a bygone-era quaintness mixed with modern amenities. For fishing enthusiasts, the lake is stocked with a variety of trout, bluegill, smallmouth bass, and more.
A barbecue grill and a sturdy picnic table set the scene for a cookout near the water. The screened porch with outdoor furniture is the perfect spot to enjoy tranquil lake views.
Top guest reviewsthe cabin was clean the owners were welcoming
Host:susan the property manager is very helpful and prompt in getting the needfulthe owners provided great instructions and guidance to the property and follow-upimproved heat source would have been helpfulRead more reviewsit is a great reasonable priced summer getaway kind of place
This spacious two-bedroom log cabin for up to four persons offers proximity to Ashmere Lake. This body of water is a tiny lake in a peaceful setting that boasts swimming and kayaking as popular water activities.
This rental with contemporary features is perfect for relaxing with a small family. Board games are available for indoor entertainment. There are also several family-friendly attractions nearby, from petting zoos to museums.
Top guest reviewswe had a comfortable stayit was clean and well stockedbeautiful cabin immaculately clean has everything that you needthis roomy log cabin was clean well-stocked and in good orderthe cottage was cozy clean and had everything we needed
Host:the property owners were nice and communicative with us prior to arrivingit has a very cozy feel and the owner is very nicemarlene communicated well and was a great hostRead more reviewsvery cute cabin and peaceful locationquiet close to the lake nice for kayakingthe location was great in the middle of the berkshires which were in full autumn colorstwenty minutes to tanglewood and the other wonderful places to visit in this region
Surrounded by forested terrain, this two-bedroom cabin that sleeps five people offers endless recreation and amenities. For anglers, cast your line in Pontoosuc Lake for bluegill, perch, and crappies. The host provides a custom-built canoe and several kayaks if you want to explore the lake.
A screened canopy by the lake offers breezy alfresco dining, and the kitchen is fully loaded with appliances for preparing full-course meals and late-night snacks. For film buffs, the outdoor gazebo with a screen projector provides an ideal movie night setting.
Top guest reviewsthe cabin was clean and we'll stocked
Host:john was awesome hostjohn is an amazing hostRead more reviewsquiet tranquil private a perfect family vacation spot to get away
Just steps from Robin Hood Lake in Becket, Berkshire County, this two-bedroom lodging is a peaceful getaway from city life. This body of water is a no-wake lake, so you’re assured a tranquil time. Don’t forget to bring your kayaks and floatation devices for maximum enjoyment. Beach access is also nearby.
The highlight of this cabin is the back deck. You can drink in views of the lake while huddled around the fire pit, sipping beer or grilling juicy steaks on the barbecue grill.
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen appliances were in great shape and the grill on the back deck worked perfectlywe especially enjoyed grilling on the deck as well as the fully stocked kitchenthe view is lovely and the cabin was cozystunning views and a very cool home enjoyed the vintage video game cabinets too comfortable bed great porchthe cabin is furnished with plenty of sitting space super comfortable beds and a well-stocked kitchenvery clean and everything worksthe shower also wasn’t as clean as we would have likedeverything was clean and well-cared forextremely clean and the arcade cabinets should be advertised morevery clean and comfortable the beds are soft and cozy
Host:daniel was a wonderful hostdaniel is a great hostdaniel is the best hostdaniel is very responsivedaniel is a great host who responded quickly to any questions we hadRead more reviewsthe location is central to many points of interest and the countryside is beautifula wonderful getaway in a spectacular locationgreat location with lots to do nearbyawesome location in a private community on a small lakethe neighborhood is quiet and peaceful
This two-bedroom cabin is a rare find on Massachusetts’ lodging landscape. It is a hillside abode on the Hamilton Reservoir, offering a picturesque hideaway replete with homey furnishings and complimentary WiFi.
The galley-style kitchen is small but comes with the appliances you need to prepare a hearty meal. Up to four guests are welcome here. This property is within driving distance of attractions such as Sturbridge Village and Bigelow Hollow State Park.
Top guest reviewsno wifi or cell signal was tough but it was nice to be unplugged for the nightfridge was stocked with lots of thoughtful snacks breakfast coffee etcbeautiful cozy and great viewthe kitchen was stocked with breakfast and snack items tea and coffee which was a highly appreciated gesturegreat lake view comfortable with nice kitchenit was real clean and comfortablesuper clean and well organized cabinclean and very thoughtful details and tipsclean and comfy and lots of treats in the kitchenclean and comfortable a great getaway for some r&r
Host:place was great owner is very responsive and left great directions at the placethe host provided trader joe’s food which was very nicedominic is also a good host and easy to communicate withdominic was a great host available and responsive when needed to communicateafter talking to a friendly neighbor we decided on dinner at maine attraction just across the lakeRead more reviewsthe location was also excellentclose to cute towns and within a decent driving distance to exploregreat place in walking distance from the lakeit is a very quiet peaceful location yet close to tons of great restaurantsvery nice location and lots of great hiking and kayaking nearby
If you love nature, then this peaceful one-bedroom cabin is for you. Meandering turtles, graceful blue herons, and majestic eagles can be spotted regularly, and the outdoor atmosphere is surrounded by woodsy appeal. Set in the tiny town of Orange, Mike’s Lake House is ideal for up to three guests. Oozing a rustic simplicity, it boasts a barbecue for relaxed cookouts and a washer and dryer unit for your convenience.
No TV is on hand, but there is WiFi to keep you connected. The lake is easily accessible via the dock or the pathway.
Top guest reviewsgorgeous views comfortable house with everything you needthe view from the waterfront room is even better than shown in the picturesclean and just perfecthouse was sparking cleanit was quiet and clean and comfortable
Host:karen was a wonderful host and very helpful and kindkaren was a welcoming responsive hostkaren was a very accommodating host and made sure i had everything i neededkaren was so attentive and responsiveonce again karen was a gracious and responsive hostRead more reviewsthe location was relaxingperfect getaway location to relax from day to day lifean amazing location with so many cool little things to dovery comfortable house in a beautiful location directly on the lakethis cabin is at a beautiful location and a perfect escape
For those who can’t get enough fishing, this casual two-bedroom cabin that boasts a serene and well-stocked trout pond is a perfect choice. Situated in Hubbardston, this rental can accommodate a maximum of four guests.
When you’re not relaxing on the lake, the next best place to be is the outdoor deck that overlooks the shimmering pond. The fire pit also creates a quiet ambiance, where you can make smores or sip a bottle of beer. Scenic trails with opportunities for hiking, biking, and horseback riding are nearby.
Top guest reviewswonderful skylights in the living room for natural lightgreat kitchen for cooking or the grill outsidekitchen amenities were great and there were several special touches such as games and a gift included toothe cabin had a very well-equipped kitchen and a comfortable bathroomcabin is clean and kitchen has everything you could need
Host:lovely host and comfortable accommodationspet friendly and the host was graceful and thoughtfulcarol was so welcoming and a great hostcarol and trigger were great hostscarol is an exceptionally kind efficient and warm hostRead more reviewsthe location was peaceful and beautifulthe location is beautiful being right on a lake and felt very privatethis is a perfect remote place to unwindrustic cabin on a peaceful little pond the perfect place to relax unplug and get away from it allgreat place to escape the fast pace of life
This large three-bedroom accommodation by Leadmine Pond is a great vacation rental. Lots of large windows provide unobstructed water views and plenty of natural light throughout the cabin. The spacious deck offers a wonderful spot to dine alfresco while taking in the tranquil waters.
Leadmine Pond offers activities such as swimming, canoeing, and fishing, while nearby trails are perfect for hiking and biking enthusiasts. This property is near Old Sturbridge Village, a popular tourist attraction. Many delicious eateries are available in the area, too.
Top guest reviewsthe house was right on the beautiful and clean lakethe lake/pond was very pretty calm clean and quietthe house itself is clean cozy and feels like home away from home
Host:the owners were great and answered my questions promptlybut above all very nice hostsmike is super personal and very friendlyfirst off michael and sheila are the friendliest most communicative hostslet me begin by saying that michael and his wife sheila were awesome hostsRead more reviewsgreat location space and very hospitable love itgreat location beautiful views right on the lakethis cabin was very clean and in a good location easy drive into towngreat place for family fun
This one-bedroom cabin is perfect as a couple’s hideaway but can accommodate up to four guests. The property sits on Lake Attitash, a 320-acre (129-hectare) body of water featuring nice beaches. The lake has a maximum depth of 34 feet (10 meters) and offers opportunities for recreation, such as camping, boating, and swimming.
The cabin’s interior provides a simple yet comfortable homey feel. The eat-in kitchen comes with modern stainless steel appliances and high-quality cookware. It also boasts fast WiFi connection, so you can stay connected with loved ones.
Amesbury, Massachusetts, United States
123.69 km (76.9 mi) from Old Sturbridge VillageSuperhost
Top guest reviewscable tv is good and wifi is fastwell appointed with comfortable furnishings and a kitchen with all you need for home cookingsweet and comfortable lakeside cottage in excellent locationgreat having washer and dryer handy and full kitchen and being close to the lakeeverything is very clean and spaciousthe lake attitash is super beautiful the water was clean and warmthe cabin is so nicely renovated everything was super clean and organized and the decor is very pleasant
Host:jay is a great hostjay is a wonderful hostjay was a fantastic host who communicated very welljay a great host who went above and beyond for our staythe lake is awesome jay is super friendly and quick to respondRead more reviewsit was immaculate and in a super locationthe place is great and a great locationjay’s place a quiet neat
Enjoy the waters of Massachusetts
Despite its small size, Massachusetts has several distinct regions. The lakes and ponds in the state offer a picturesque shot of the East Coast’s unique natural beauty. Opt for one of these lake cabins mentioned above, and you’re sure to experience a get-back-to-nature escapade that leaves fond memories of your Massachusetts adventure.
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