Top 18 Pet-Friendly Cabins In California, USA - Updated 2023


California is the land of extreme diversity as it is well-known for its amazing coastline, rugged mountains, and golden deserts. On one side, it cultivates most of the fresh produces of the country. On the other side, the glamour of Hollywood rules the world. It is the home of 300 national and state parks. One of its most famous attractions is Yosemite National Park, which was named a UNESCO World Heritage site for its biodiversity. In Northern California, Redwood National and State Parks have the tallest trees in the world. The diversified landscape of this state makes it perfect for various road trips. Meanwhile, Los Angeles is the main base for the biggest entertainment industry in the world and San Francisco is the commercial and cultural capital. Enjoy the outdoor bliss of this state with your furry friends and check out some of the top pet-friendly cabins in California, USA.

1. Faraway Tree in Idyllwild-Pine Cove with a hot tub (from USD 372)

Faraway Tree is a renovated architectural gem that stands among the tall trees of Fern Valley, serving a tranquil ambiance while being just a five-minute drive from the town of Idyllwild. This retro-style retreat received impressive attention to detail and boasts essential cabin features such as a giant stone fireplace, a living space with a flat-screen TV and opens to a deck, and pet-friendly comforts. Yes, pets are welcome on the property provided that they don’t go into the bedrooms upstairs.

Your stay here means utmost relaxation as you’ll spot a large, semi-sunken hot tub and plenty of seats to take in the fresh forest air on the back deck. You can embark on the hiking trails nearby during the day and enjoy some groove from the host’s vinyl collection as the fire flickers away comes the evening.

Faraway Tree
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

2. The Forester's Nook in Idyllwild-Pine Cove

Secreted away in the forest, The Forester’s Nook is a suitable retreat for any five guests and up to two well-behaved pets. This A-frame cabin is hidden within the pines but is just a five-minute walk into the center of Idyllwild where shops, brewpubs, and rustic restaurants await.

It is a relaxing pale to return to after a day outdoors as it readily comes with a wood-burning stove in the living room, perfect to enjoy a good read from the book collection or fill the air with tunes from the vinyl record player. This abode is also appointed with a work desk, free WiFi, air-conditioning unit, a back deck with a grill, and a spacious kitchen with a skylight. Note that you need to inform the host if you’re bringing a pet and the expansive backyard is not fenced in.

The Forester's Nook
Cottage/Bungalow/Lodge/Cabin 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

3. Cozy beach cottage in San Diego near La Jolla Cove

Planning to hit the beaches of San Diego? This picture-perfect beach cottage in the Village of La Jolla is an idyllic base for all your soaking-up-the-sun intentions. It is just a few steps away from the sandy shore of La Jolla Cove, which is a popular snorkeling, swimming, and scuba diving site. Additionally, you’ll have lots of options in terms of beaches and village restaurants as the location is ideal.

This cozy space highlights a living room with a flat-screen TV and four skylights. Apart from providing the conveniences of WiFi and a fireplace, the property lets you enjoy the trip with your furry friends by being pet friendly. This home is well-suited for two guests but can sleep up to four as it has a sofa bed in the living area for additional sleep options.

Cabin Fever
San Diego
villa 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

4. Modernist cabin near Joshua Tree National Park (from USD 347)

Unplug from the world’s trivialities at this modernist and tranquil cabin in San Bernardino County. You’ll have opportunities for outdoor adventures as it has easy access to some of Joshua Tree National Park’s rugged hiking trails. However, should you wish to enjoy a sense of stillness, the covered patio with sun loungers and alfresco aluminum bathtub are the go-to spots. Don’t worry about being too detached from the downtown conveniences as the property is only a 10-minute drive into town.

Floor-to-ceiling windows surround the property, making it a bright and welcoming space. It is equipped with a neat little kitchen, a simple seating area, and a comfortable double-size bed with great outdoor views. This pet-friendly rental also comes with a laptop-friendly workspace and WiFi for those who plan to do some remote work.

Modernist Cabin
Joshua Tree
House 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

5. Momentos nestled in the foothills of Moonridge (from USD 516)

The stylish aesthetic of Momentos is guaranteed to give you that elevated escapade experience. This bright cabin features a mid-century design mixed with a fabulous set of contemporary amenities including a flat-screen TV, WiFi, and a fully equipped kitchen. You’ll be delighted by the rental’s vaulted ceilings, four luxury beds, and inviting bathtub when staying indoors. The large outdoor hot tub in the fenced backyard has got your alfresco relaxation covered. If you’re tagging your fur pals along with you, they’ll equally love this spacious and well-furnished outdoor spot. The balcony is also a great alternative place for open-air relaxation.

This cabin is nestled into the foothills of Moonridge in San Bernardino County, which means you’re close to exciting destinations such as Snow Summit, Big Bear Lake, and downtown Big Bear.

House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

6. Gorgeous cabin on the edge of Big Bear Lake town (from USD 657)

Despite having two stunning living areas, the real star of this cabin on the edge of Big Bear Lake town is its gazebo which allows you to enjoy an alfresco dining setup under the canopy of pine trees.

Its outdoor space is a great spot to engage in a game of cornhole or table tennis as well as to play catch with your furry friends. Be aware that cats are not allowed as the owner is allergic. You’ll find it convenient that the shops, restaurants, bus stop, and lakeside activities of the town are a ten-minute walk away.

Indoors, you can get a relaxing fire crackling in the main living room’s wood-burning stove and enjoy playing board games long into the evening. You might also want to check out the main bathroom’s bathtub before surrendering to a good night’s sleep in any of the four gorgeous bedrooms.

Pinecone Penny
Apartment 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

7. The Isosceles in Lake Tahoe with stunning views

The Isosceles is an A-frame cabin that stands over three floors, perched up to capture stunning views of Lake Tahoe from every angle. The rustic cabin features a bright living space with a fireplace and a flat-screen TV that opens out onto a huge, furnished deck offering incredible woodland and lake views. This enclosed outdoor space is the perfect place for outdoor relaxation for both you and your pet. Alternatively, you can unwind in the hot tub as you catch the sunset. You can discuss with the host if you’re bringing your fur pals with you.

You’ll similarly adore the location as the property is just a short drive away from the shops and restaurants of Tahoe City. It’s also great for outdoor adventures as many trailheads and hikes are close by and the skiing in nearby Homewood is particularly good.

The Isosceles
Apartment 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

8. Peaceful log cabin in Pine Mountain Club (from USD 516)

Those who are looking to have a peaceful respite can take refuge in this charming log cabin in Pine Mountain Club. The serene setting promises any guest to back come from this trip feeling completely invigorated. Make sure to pack your walking shoes as the enticing walking trails that start right outside the retreat lead to the ancient forests.

After a day of exploration, sit out on the porch or curl up by the roaring fire and be amused by the fantastic board game collection available. This rental is suitable for a small family or any group of four. Well-behaved pets are also welcome to join the trip for an additional fee of 100 USD per pet.

Keep in mind that Pine Mountain Club member cards are not included in the booking and only Verizon has a cell tower in the area but the rental has a phone for nationwide calls.

Scout Cabin
Santa Barbara County
Cottage/Bungalow/Lodge/Cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

9. A-frame cabin in Homewood in front of Lake Tahoe

This chic and modern cabin was originally built in the year 1963 on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe. The main floor has a living room with lavish couches, a kitchen, and a dining area. It has huge glass windows that overlook the wood. The loft has a bedroom and a small living area. You can spend lots of time on the outdoor deck soaking in the hot tub, enjoying a barbeque, or just relaxing in the Adirondack chairs. Your well-behaved dogs are most welcome here, but you will be needing prior approval.

Mid Century Modern Cabin - The Tahoe A-Frame
Homewood, California, United States
214 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautifully decorated with very comfortable furniture and bedding
super stylish and cozy with great amenities
the tahoe a-frame is the perfect place for a cozy getaway
i love the abundance of toilet paper
every touch is thoughtful and well designed yet still cozy and practical
spotlessly clean to boot
it was very clean and comfy
i’m very picky about cleanliness and this place was sparkling 100% clean
we had a great stay very comfortable and clean
amazing personal touches beautiful decor all the appliances you need and everything well cleaned and maintained
hosts were also very responsive and accommodating
the hosts went above and beyond to make our stay an amazing one
thank you jennifer & kevin for being super responsive and sharing your home
jennifer & kevin are the most wonderful hosts
the hosts were excellent in communicating and check in/out was super easy
the location was perfect
great location near homewood ski resort and restaurants
amazing place amazing location best of everything
we loved the location and the beautiful quiet neighborhood
amazing place to stay and perfect location
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10. Triangular cabin near Yosemite National Park

The cozy triangular cabin is just 15 minutes away from Yosemite National Park. You will be living practically in the woods, surrounded by pine, oak, and manzanita trees. The main floor has a vast living area and its sofa bed is comfortable enough for two. The upstairs bedroom has a queen-size bed. A small kitchenette is also located on the main floor. You can bring your pets here as they will have lots of open areas to play.

The Winnie A-frame near Yosemite & Bass Lake
Oakhurst, California, United States
213 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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games kitchen amenities bathroom amenities were all amazing
cozy this space is so beautiful honestly i could stare out the window at the manzanita trees all day
super clean organized and decorated beautifully
everything was clean and ready for us when we arrived
her home is clean stylish and had cute personal touches around the cabin
when we arrived it was super clean and the set up was so cute
beautiful place and great host
shiloh is an amazing host
overall this was such a great find and the host made sure everything was perfect for us
shiloh was a great host and responded to my messages very quickly
amazing host and cabin very accommodating to last minute weather changes
super close to grocery stores 45 min from yosemite valley and a perfect peaceful space
great location from the park’s entrance and very nice amenities
a lovely place to stay and not too far from yosemite
a great place to have quiet weekend
shiloh's place is amazing and very easy to get to
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11. Quiet cabin near Sequoia National Park (from USD 200)

Planning an extraordinary vacation where you can take your horses? Located just a couple of miles from Sequoia National Park, this quiet cabin is the perfect fit for you. The cabin offers an extraordinary view of the surrounding hills such as Great Western Divide, Moro Rock, Alta Peak, and Eagle Rock. The cozy guesthouse has a king-size bed for a couple. Enjoy the extraordinary view of the surrounding woods through its glass windows.

Cabin in Three Rivers · ★4.91 · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath
Three Rivers, California, United States
508 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
it was a cute cozy place with amazing views great amenities and a superb bed
thoughtful touches like fresh flowers from the garden (seasonal i presume) and luxurious bathroom towels
great feature the kitchen is pretty basic so no sink or heat source (other than microwave)
incredible to wake up to this gorgeous mountain view from a super comfortable bed
the bed is super comfortable and the small touches are perfect
very clean and cozy
it is nice and clean
the house was very clean and well decorated
the guest house is clean stylish and quiet
spacethe cabin is very clean and tidy
renee was an amazing host
renee was a gracious and accomodating host
renee was a very kind and thoughtful host
renee and clark are very friendly and welcoming hosts
renee is very accommodating and thoughtful
cosy cute airbnb in a private delightful quiet location
the location is great for visiting sequoianational park
located just a few miles from the park entrance makes access easy and stress free
the location is so beautiful and you’re so close to the entrance of seq
location was great; convenient access to sequoia without being right on the beaten path
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12. Tiny house in Ahwahnee for four people

Situated very close to the south gate of Yosemite National Park, this tiny house is fit for a family of four. It has an interesting wood interior with lots of natural light. The cozy bedroom space has a queen-size bed, a kitchenette, and a dining area. The huge windows offer excellent views of the outdoors. A separate space is allotted for the bunk beds. You can bring your dogs here, but cats are not allowed. A maximum of two house-trained dogs are allowed at a time.

Tiny Cabin at Glamping Resort near Yosemite
Ahwahnee, California, United States
825 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
we had a very comfortable stay and had all the necessary amenities available to us
i had some work to do and the wifi worked perfectly
great tiny house smelled like new wood and the heater worked great (i visited in the late fall)
having a bathroom was pretty dope
i appreciated that the bathroom was supplied with lots of towels and shampoo/conditioner/soap
very clean and accommodating
everything was very clean and new
everything was clean and cozy :)
clean cozy and relaxing cabin
the cabin was clean and cozy
their covid protocol was well conceived and made sure their staff wasn't put at risk; which i appreciate
it was perfect the staff gave me good tips on nearby hiking
the staff was very friendly and helpful while still respecting covid precautions
communication with the host was easy and fast
very friendly with dogs and my dogs absolutely loved it
the cabin are beautiful and close from yosemite and cute towns
fantastic spot so close to everything you'd want to do near mt shasta
the location is perfect to get to yosemite restaurants and stores
the stores gas stations and restaurants are a 10 minute drive down which was super convenient
one of the best places i’ve stayed so far near yosemite
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13. Three-bedroom cabin at Yosemite National Park (from USD 375)

Enjoy luxury and serenity on the edge of Yosemite National Park. The charming cabin is made with pinewood and created in a classic mountain cabin style. The three-bedroom cottage has plenty of open decks and a large yard for outdoor fun. The separate living area is connected to a front deck where you can have cozy conversations by the stone fireplace. The huge kitchen is a great place to make delicious meals, which you can enjoy in the cozy dining area. Your pets are allowed to stay here, but you will be needing prior approval from the host. A small pet fee is charged if you are planning to bring your fur babies along.

Come Home to the Big Pine Cabin at Yosemite Forest Lodge!
66 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 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.

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we relaxed on the deck or in the living room
the bed was comfortable and the portable floor heater kept us nice and toasty through the night
the cabin had everything we needed to be comfortable and restful
it was clean and comfortable and the area is beautiful
the house was clean and everything we needed for our group
the property managers were very helpful thoughtful and quick to respond
the host david was very communicative and responsive when we needed him
david was very communicative from the get go and easy to reach
what i appreciated most was the easy communication with the owner
well equipped more than comfortable great location
i highly recommend this location
the location is excellent and the cabin is spacious
the location was great we’ll hopefully be back again soon
great location in fish camp just outside of yosemite
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14. Two-bedroom stone cottage near West End Beach (from USD 194)

Planning for a family holiday near Donner Lake? This two-bedroom stone cottage is a perfect choice for a family of eight people and their pets. The main bedroom area is in the loft, which has a twin and a queen-sized bed. The charming deck on the upper floor offers an unfiltered view of the lake. The downstairs bedroom also has a double bed. The grand living area is on the main floor. It has a hide-a-bed, a kitchen, a dining area, and a fireplace. You can take a walk with your pet at West End Beach, which is located very close to the cottage.

Donner Lake Charmer - West End Stone Cabin
129 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
great kitchen stock as well (pots pans knives etc)
the queen bed was super comfortable and the single bed and trundle were great for the two kids
it was a comfortable stay for our family of 4
cabin felt very clean; we could smell the cleanliness of the linens + shared surfaces (kitchen bathroom)
clean well-appointed lovely to deal with mary
mary was very responsive to any questions we had
mary is a wonderful host so responsive to any questions or needs
lake is lovely and the owner is nice enough
our host could not have been more helpful
perfect location and such a beautiful neighborhood
we enjoyed our stay cute neighborhood to walk around in and close to truckee
squirrel's nest was the perfect location for a sierra getaway
it is close to our favorite outdoor activity options including many fun trails
we enjoyed our stay at donner lake and the location and cabin were perfect for our needs
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15. Rustic cottage in Occidental surrounded by redwoods

In the middle of majestic redwoods in Sonoma County, this cottage is a cozy gateway for a couple. If you a nature lover, you will enjoy your stay here. You can cook in the outdoor kitchen and enjoy your meal with the view of the woods. A hot tub and an outdoor shower are located on the deck. The indoor area has a double bed, a kitchenette, a minibar, a television, and a fireplace. It is an ideal spot for a romantic vacation along with your pets.

Rustic cottage in Sonoma redwoods
Occidental, California, United States
669 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is cozy and sweet
there was a heater out side on the patio and so many fun places to explore
the room is cozy with a comfortable bed - and great coffee is provided
there's an electric heater and wood-burning stove in the room so we were nice n toasty
the sauna is fantastic and right on the deck to the room you'll be staying in
it was clean romantic and magical
everything was super clean
the sauna was sparkling clean and smelled really good
everything was very clean for mostly being outside and inside was very homey and warm
jo is a wonderful host and keeps the cottage sparkling clean with so many thoughtful touches
josephine is a wonderful host
josephine was a wonderful host too highly recommended
josephine is a remarkable host
josephine was very sweet and helpful throughout our stay
josephine is a wonderful host - both engaging and unobtrusive
location is good
great location and beautiful backyard
the location radiates positive intentional mindfulness
really cool location great to get away for a couple days and relax surrounded by redwoods
it isn’t close to as beautiful as it is to the pictures
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16. Luxurious yurt in Gasquet overlooking Smith River

Enjoy the beautiful view of the river and its surrounding mountains from this luxurious yurt. It is located at Smith River National Recreation Area and features a grand living area with a couch, a leather hide-a-bed, and a loft with a full-sized bed. There is also a separate bedroom with a queen-size bed. A wooden gazebo sits just outside the yurt, where you can enjoy your meal. The view of the mountains can also be enjoyed from the outdoor hot tub. You can bring your pets here as there are plenty of open spaces for them to play.

Total seclusion in this relaxing excursion
88 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
yurt was exceptionally comfortable with ac fan and windows for air flow
6 of us stayed comfortably we brought two air beds
there is one bedroom one sofa bed and one bunker bed to fit six people
wifi works for basic communication cell service is limited which we loved
the yurt was cozy clean and fit six of us very comfortably
hot tub was clean and already heated up when we arrived
kris & mike were very accommodating easy to contact and kind
mike and kris are kind and welcoming to their property
they anticipated our needs and were very helpful
the communication with the host is clear and timely
kris was prompt and helpful with information before and during our trip
amazing location of this yurt
we enjoyed eating at the gazebo and seeing the deer walk very near by
everything about this place was perfect
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17. Modern cabin in Yucca Valley with the view of desert

Located on the hills of Yucca Valley, this cabin offers a panoramic view of the desert. The walls of this extraordinary cabin are made with glass and polycarbonate, which practically bring the entire feel of the desert in your bedroom. A deck with a propane fire pit is attached to the bedroom, while its kitchen and full bathroom are just a few yards away. You can bring your pets over here by paying 40 USD as extra cleaning fees.

Minimalist Modern Cabin - Amazing Views
Yucca Valley, California, United States
382 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
beautiful minimal cabin with beautiful views and just enough amenities for a comfortable stay
the cabin has great insulation and a heater that helps keep it warm during the winter nights
it was really cold during our stay so we appreciated the heater in the bedroom
very well thought out clean and cozy
they were also both fully equipped and clean as well
great host great concept great work
charlotte was a really great host and answered all my questions right away
charlotte and dani are great hosts and the space delivers on everything we wanted
with just a short drive to joshua tree national park this location is ideal
an amazing stay in the most incredible location
the location is gorgeous and the structures are all so unique and fun and very comfortable
we were hoping for some private time and enjoyed some at this very cute remote location
this was such a great place to get away and relax
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18. Small mountain retreat in Wrightwood surrounded by pine trees

For a quiet holiday in the mountain, you can choose this cabin that has been around since the 1950s. It sits at the top of Acorn Drive and Pacific Crest Trail, very close to Wrightwood Village. The house has two bedrooms, one with a queen-size bed and the other with two single beds. There are separate spaces for the living area, the kitchen, and the dining room. The wraparound porch offers views of the tall pine trees and lilac bushes. Your small pets are welcome here for a non-refundable fee of 50 USD.

Cozy 2 Bedroom Mountain Cabin Retreat
65 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
beds are comfortable the basic amenities are just enough
my daughter loved standing over the heater on the cold mornings
comfortable beds furniture and a well-appointed kitchen
the cozy cabin was absolutely perfect for our family getaway
super clean well maintained very cozy
it was comfortable clean and cozy
this cabin is exactly as advertised a cozy cabin very clean property close to town
the beds are comfy and the cabin is clean
the owner karen was very helpful
excellent communication with host who clearly cares about the property and enjoyment of renters
the cabin location is wonderful
this is a great cabin property situated up the hill in wrightwood but still an easy walk to town
it’s close to the neighbors but quiet and clean
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A long holiday with your furry friends

To explore the entire state of California, you might need a very long vacation. So, instead of leaving your pets behind, you can bring them with you as there are lots of outdoor spaces for them to play in these cabins. Book one of these pet-friendly cabins to enjoy California with your furry loved ones!

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