Top 13 Lake Cabin Rentals In New Jersey, USA - Updated 2024

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Set on the northeastern side of the US, New Jersey is a captivating state known for its expansive coastline. Here, you will find some most-visited beaches as well as tranquil, less crowded ones. Brigantine Beach, Long Beach Island, Point Pleasant Beach, Seaside Park, and Lavallette Beach—are some of the places that you can visit. It is also home to gorgeous cities and towns that are worth a visit. Jersey City charms its visitors with its dramatic cityscape accompanied by the Hudson River. Newark boasts a vibrant art scene and active nightlife. Come to Trenton and be captivated by its colonial charm. Vacationing to reconnect with nature? Plan a holiday in Paterson and spend a memorable time at Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park. For a place to stay, check out our list of the top lake cabin rentals in New Jersey, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to lake. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 23, 2024.

1. Country log cabin near Culver Lake (from USD 275)

At 555 acres (224.6 hectares), Culver Lake is a paradise that’s perfect for fishing, boating, and kayaking. And, this cabin in New Jersey is an ideal place to relax after a day in the sun. With a large screened-in porch that provides lake views, it’s suitable for wildlife watching. Indoors, you’ll have WiFi and cable TV for enjoyment as well as a fully equipped kitchen and cozy beds for convenient stays. A travel crib is available should you be traveling with your infant.

The property has a private dock on the lake where you can use the water gears that come with the rental. Located just across the lake is a sandy beach with great shore, food, and games for the kids to enjoy.

Note that the property is rented out on a weekly basis during summer months with lake rights included. Guests may have to pay an additional 40 USD for lake access badges for bookings of lesser than 7 days.

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Branchville, New Jersey, United States
22.64 km (14.1 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
cabin was clean and has everything we need
Host:
the owners were delightful and we were able to reach them any time we needed
Location:
great place to get away from the noisy city
we like location and privacy of a cabin possibility to sit on the veranda
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2. Luxurious cabin boasting a private pond (from USD 639)

The trip to the mountains of Great Meadows will be well worth it with a stay at this secluded waterfront cabin nestled in a wooded site. Step out into the furnished deck and you’ll be greeted by a breathtaking view of a private pond that’s great for paddle boating, fishing, and canoeing. If you’re driving an electric car, you’ll find the parking lot’s charging station highly useful.

The crowning feature of this luxury cabin rental in New Jersey is its open-concept living area with a towering stone fireplace, family-sized dining table, and well-equipped kitchen. Its walls are paneled with sizeable windows that let you appreciate the outdoor views when staying in. There’s also a game room where the family can huddle for a poker and ping pong game. Indoor living is heightened by the appointed WiFi and three flat-screen TVs. Please note, guests must be 25 years or older to book the property.

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22.33 km (13.9 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
14 reviews  
cabin 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house is gorgeous clean and well stocked with items to make our stay comfortable
Host:
the owner was friendly and helpful via text with the few questions we had before checking in
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3. Well-furnished cabin with private access to lake in Wantage (from USD 350)

Make the most of your Wantage holiday by making this modernly furnished lakefront rental in New Jersey your home for your vacation. You and three of your loved ones will surely find comfort in this two-bedroom haven with quick access to refreshing waters and lake views. Its interior is picture-perfect and chic with gorgeous hardwood flooring, white walls, and lots of natural light. It also has a terrace where you can enjoy morning coffee or afternoon drinks. The fire pit in the garden is perfect for roasting s'mores or just sharing stories with each other.

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Wantage, New Jersey, United States
24.93 km (15.5 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
121 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the hammock outdoor table grill and outdoor couch are great for hanging outside the house
the space is very well designed and laid-out with plenty of room both indoors and outdoors for lounging
very cozy and relaxing both indoor and outdoor
in terms of the place itself the highlight for me was probably the living room
Cleanliness:
comfy beds very well cleaned and has everything you need
it was exceptionally clean and had plenty of cozy places to sit
sparkling clean light airy comfortable beds
house comfortable clean and surrounded by nature
just a perfect lake house getaway clean tastefully decorated and welcoming
Host:
host was responsive and courteous
viktor is a great host; very responsive and easy to message with
viktor is an excellent and very responsive host
Location:
the location and surrounding area is great
viktor’s place is nice: interesting design spacious common area closeness to the lake good proximity to a supermarket
its in a great location and the home is super cozy
the place is just as pictured; stylish full of character and architecturally interesting
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4. Elegant townhouse with hot tub and seasonal pool in Greenwich (from USD 899)

A masterpiece of Harlow Grey Homes, this breathtaking cabin with a hot tub in New Jersey is sure to treat your eyes to trendy decor, white walls, floor-to-ceiling windows, exposed beams, brick details, and pale flooring tiles. Instagram-savvy Millenials are going to be excited about this sunny four-bedroom vacation rental that can sleep up to ten guests. It is complete with a kitchen, a living room with leather seating and a fireplace, three baths, and WiFi. Topping it all off with a seasonal pool and a gorgeous lake nearby, providing guests with the best of both worlds.

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Greenwich, New Jersey, United States
185.21 km (115.1 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
200 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views the decor the amenities we loved the pool kayaks and paddle boards
beds were very comfortable lots of seating in living room deck and pool
the pool (with rafts floats and lounge chairs ) was a fun place to relax
property has multiple areas for entertainment two fireplaces and comfortable furniture to lounge on
the house is beautiful equipped with every kitchen appliance
Cleanliness:
very clean place and easy communication great for families and getaways
every room was comfortable clean and cozy
the house was spotless and the decor is lovely
wow if you are looking for a beautiful secluded clean get away then look no further
Host:
owner and manager were very responsive
she was kind and helpful
the host michelle was just lovely
we enjoyed our stay immensely and the host jamie was easy to reach with questions and concerns
host was very responsive during the stay
Location:
it is the perfect location to relax and get away from the city
amazing property on the must beautiful location
the hepburn is a serene location
we couldn’t have asked for a better location
beautiful house amazing location extremely stylish (as are their other properties)
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5. Pet-friendly cottage with nature views in Mount Arlington

Experience absolute tranquility in this cozy rental at Lake Hopatcong with complete furnishing and amenities. With its two spacious bedrooms, up to five guests can have a comfortable sleep during the night. This accommodation also comes with an expansive deck and vintage windows in the living room, providing stunning lake views. Expect that the facilities are the best of quality, from kitchen tools to laundry since the house underwent remodeling. There is neither television nor WiFi here, making it suitable for guests who want to disconnect. The best part? Four-legged family members are also allowed in this pet-friendly cabin in New Jersey.

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Mount Arlington, New Jersey, United States
7.44 km (4.7 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
66 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and the couch in the living room has seen better days
the cottage is comfortable and relaxing
no tv and wifi were great to disconnect for a bit and spend some quality family time
the house had a fully functional kitchen and overall clean
the cabin was nicely located about a 5-7 minute drive for coffee breakfast gas etc
Cleanliness:
very organized and clean house to stay in
place was clean and spacious for the 2 of us and 3 dogs
wow what a gem 50 minutes from manhattan ? quiet clean and super peaceful
very clean place bigger then i imagined cute town with lots to do
great experience clean place great location comfortable beds nice living area
Host:
they also are very responsive & kind
evy is a great host and has exceptional communication / response time
by being flexible hosts really made the experience worth every dime
Location:
great location for us was close to family and friends
the location is perfect and the house was so cute
beautiful location and a nice place for quality time with family
this place is great to get away from the city
this house was perfect as it was great location on the lake and safe neighborhood
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6. Lakefront cabin with private dock in Vernon Township (from USD 340)

This lakefront rental will delight you with its old-world charm and modern facilities. It’s an ideal place for a family or a group of eight people spending their weekends in Vernon Township. It has three bedrooms, six beds, two bathrooms, an indoor fireplace, and tons of entertainment features. The highlight of staying here will be the outdoors that comes with a patio and a private dock with kayaks and canoe.

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Vernon Township, New Jersey, United States
25.75 km (16.0 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
59 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 6 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed using the grill sitting next to the outdoor heater to enjoy the view
the views of the lake from multiple rooms was amazing
nice design touches and lots of comfortable space for hanging out (two sofas two big tables et cetera)
clean place (nothing too fancy) with nice updates including fans and modern heating / cooling
Cleanliness:
very clean family friendly and comfortable
the house was immaculately cleaned and the beds are very comfortable
the cabin was clean and well taken care
we had a fantastic stay at emily's lake house which was spotlessly clean and had tons of character
Host:
terrific hosts who really made us feel at home
emily is a wonderful host and her place is spectacular
emily was very responsive to any of our questions while booking
emily was very responsive and accommodating
emily and steve are very gracious hosts
Location:
great location and beautiful lake frontage
because the location is on a mountain top it is an ideal place to get away and relax
a great location for our semi-annual college reunion trip
there are farms close by that offer very good produce during summer months
it was in a great location and easy to get to
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7. Pet-friendly dwelling for six guests in West Milford (from USD 551)

Indulge in a vacation full of relaxation and bliss when you stay at this charming vacation rental, nestled right in the center of Greenwood Lake. Guests get to wake up every morning to stunning lake views as most rooms in this abode offer sights of nature. This vacation rental in New Jersey features all the comforts and conveniences of home, from the kitchen with high-end appliances to a living room with a smart TV. Plus, pets are welcome to join in the fun. The best part? You can head to the lake for a refreshing swim anytime you want as it is located nearby.

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West Milford, New Jersey, United States
32.68 km (20.4 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
49 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Host:
the hosts are a big part of our positive experience super responsive and kind
the owners were incredibly responsive and helped ensure we had a great stay
the space was welcoming comfortable and stylish and nathaniel and brittany were both such amazing hosts
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8. Spacious cottage perfect for large groups in Frankford (from USD 340)

Boasting an area of 1,596 square feet (148.27 square meters), this cottage features enough space for large groups or families. The bedrooms are comfortable and the living room features cathedral-like ceilings and a stone gas fireplace. The complete kitchen comes with all the essential equipment and more. Aside from that, you can enjoy other modern amenities such as internet and cable television.

This rental is near Culver Lake, which means you’ll have access to the lovely beach. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy the lake’s pristine waters or simply lounge on the shores. You can also do some sightseeing during your stay as there are countless attractions nearby. Some of the places that might pique your interest include Space Farms Zoo and Museum, Lafayette Mill Antiques Center, and Swartswood State Park.

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21.23 km (13.2 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
33 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is plenty of space/beds to accommodate a nice sized group
the beds were only adequate especially if you are accustomed to a comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
the house is clean and well equipped
everything was extremely clean
the house was very clean and had everything we needed to cook with
the home was clean and offered lots of sleeping options for a large family
everything was clean and the host was helpful and friendly
Host:
the owner was wonderful and responsive
the hosts are very helpful and address your needs immediately
barbara was an excellent host
the house was terrific the owner friendly and helpful and the whole experience at culver lake awesome
barbara was extremely helpful throughout the whole process
Location:
wonferful property in a great location
the house was well stocked and the location was perfect
just across the street from beautiful culver lake this lovely house was ideal for our vacation
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9. 70-year-old house with three bedrooms by Lake Mohawk (from USD 329)

Decorated in the style of an authentic Swiss house, this property by Lake Mohawk has been around for more or less 70 years. For this reason, this place gives off an old-fashioned vibe, while also boasting several modern amenities. Inside the house, you can find three bedrooms that can sleep six people, a complete kitchen for your dining needs, and a living room with internet access and cable television. Outside, there’s a well-maintained garden with a waterfall pond and chairs for lounging.

Since this house is part of Lake Mohawk Country Club, you’ll be able to enjoy several club amenities, such as a child activity center, to make your vacation more enjoyable and worthwhile. You have access to the lake, so have a nice time swimming in its calm waters. You can also head to the clubhouse for more fun.

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Sparta Township, New Jersey, United States
2.47 km (1.6 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
chalet 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a very nice lake view from the kitchen and entryway
there is a very nice lake view from the kitchen and entryway
super cozy house with lots of great updates
Host:
elemer was very kind and responded immediately to all of our questions
Location:
the location is quiet and very peaceful yet accessible to local activities
beautiful location between the golf course and the lake
there are also many great places to hike within a 45 minute drive
our kids also enjoyed playing and swimming at the beach a short walk away
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10. Charming cottage for six with private lake access in Highland Lakes (from USD 308)

This 1,000-square-foot (92.9-square-meter) cottage comes with three bedrooms, a full-size kitchen with a dining area, and a cozy living room. Up to six people can be accommodated here, which is why this rental appeals a lot to families and groups of friends.

You can find excellent amenities in the outside area as well. In particular, there’s a spacious lakefront deck — the perfect place to lounge on after a long day, sipping on your wine while admiring the view. There’s also a grassy backyard, where your children or pets can play. If you love to fish or ride a boat, then you’d be delighted to know that there’s a private dock on the property, as well.

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25.42 km (15.8 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
4 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
overall this place is cozy beautiful and a literal breath of fresh air
Host:
i should also mention that the property owners/managers robert and lisa were both really sweet and responsive
Location:
nice getaway in close proximity to the city
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11. Private retreat with woodland views in Newton

Lone and couple travelers alike will find this lakeside home ideal for a nature retreat in Newton, New Jersey. It is on an expansive land with surrounding lush greens, making it an excellent venue for taking a breather. It has two lovely bedrooms with a queen-sized bed and bunk beds, dressers, and vertical rectangular windows that allow natural light in during the day. The living room, as well as the well-appointed kitchen, also has direct views of the lake. Enjoying hearty meals is more fun when you do it in the outdoor dining space by the lake.

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Newton, New Jersey, United States
7.22 km (4.5 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
141 reviews   Superhost
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good cell service but added bonus of no wifi or television for a disconnected stay
it has plenty of kitchenware nice towels and sheets and comfortable furniture
everything we needed was there and lots of fun extras like swim noodles lounge chairs goggles
fishing hiking bbq camp fire swimming coffee on the dock it was great
it's spacious and comfortable with a big fully-equipped kitchen and living/dining room fireplace comfy bedrooms
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and well maintained
place was very clean and well-kept
the house was very clean and neat
the cabin was clean and spacious
i appreciate how clean the house and property is
Host:
the hosts were great providing directions and suggestions on where to go
she was super nice and informative
ruth was a lively host and kept in contact to make sure everything went smoothly
ruth was very attentive and provided great service and hospitality
a big thanks to our host who was very gracious and communicative
Location:
unique place in a beautiful location
easy access to kittitinny state park
the location is fantastic the grounds interesting secluded and beautiful the cabin lovely
excellent location great for family or private getaway
it's a quiet beautiful and private location
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12. Pet-friendly lodge with resort access in Sussex (from USD 275)

Reconnecting with nature is easy when you let this rustic lake house near Mountain Creek be your home for the weekend. The inside of this cottage is as pleasant as its surroundings. Its wood paneling and vaulted ceilings add aesthetics to the place, while its modern furnishing guarantees comfortable living. There are two bedrooms, which are equally lovely, that can sleep up to five people. An indoor fireplace can keep you warm on cold days, and the kitchen’s appliances can help you make the best meal. It also has a fire pit outside that you can use when you feel like watching the starry skies at night.

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Sussex, New Jersey, United States
28.01 km (17.5 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
199 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy cabin with great view of the lake
we especially enjoyed the grill large kitchen and spacious deck
neat cozy cabin with a relaxing view of the lake
the fireplace kitchen amenities the lovely linens and beautifully decorated cabin made our stay just amazing
clean cozy fully stocked and a stunning view of the lake
Cleanliness:
towels sheets etc were soft and clean as well
clean adorable and cozy
the cabin was clean and modern
the place was very clean and felt welcoming
the house is clean and so adorably decorated
Host:
she really is an amazing host
cat was a lovely helpful host
she was very accommodating and supportive throughout our stay
owner was very responsible and helpful
cat was a gracious and helpful host
Location:
the location of the house is perfect for a relaxing lake getaway
well appointed cozy cabin in a great location steps from a lake
the neighborhood is so peaceful and is close to orchards farms and appalachian trail entrances
cat's place was perfection – we literally couldn't think of anything to improve
perfect location great atmosphere felt like home
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13. Mid-century cabin with lake views in Vernon Township

When vacationing in a beautiful municipality like Vernon Township, you can expect that this stunning and cozy home will make your experience a memorable one. This gorgeous mid-century modern cabin is a perfect fit for you, offering picturesque lake views from this rental’s expansive windows. It is equipped with a full kitchen, so you don’t need to worry about your daily meals. On chilly nights, keep yourself warm in the living room with a stone fireplace. It also features a screened porch and a fire pit by the lake.

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Vernon Township, New Jersey, United States
25.55 km (15.9 mi) from Tomahawk Lake
12 reviews  
Entire cabin 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Indulge in a fun-filled vacation in New Jersey

New Jersey is a breathtaking state with gorgeous bodies of water. Treat yourself to a much-deserved holiday in the northeastern side of the US, and choose your accommodation from our list above.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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