Top 13 Pet-Friendly Cabins In Virginia - Updated 2023


Virginia is a state in the Southeast of the USA, offering an Atlantic coastline and stretching from the Appalachian Mountains up to the Chesapeake Bay. This historic state is one of the original 13 colonies, where significant landmarks can be visited, including Monticello, the iconic Charlottesville plantation belonging to the founding father Thomas Jefferson. History buffs will appreciate Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown Settlement, both living-history museums where visitors can see re-enactments of the revolutionary era and colonial life. Adventures can be enjoyed at Shenandoah National Park, with its beautiful Skyline Drive, surrounding mountains, and bird-watching spots. Head to Virginia Beach, with its three-mile sandy beach and boardwalk, and the Virginia Aquarium. Take the whole household and the family dog along with you on vacation, and stay in one of the top pet-friendly cabins in Virginia, USA. Scroll below to find out more.

1. Cliffside mountain log cabin overlooking the Shenandoah River, Warren County (from USD 170)

This 900-square-foot (83.61-square-meter) log cabin is perched on a cliffside above the Shenandoah River. For that reason, you’ll get incredible views of the river and the Massanutten mountains when you stay here — especially when you lounge on the brick patio or the wooden deck.

The cabin’s interior is just as lovely. The great room features modern amenities such as a wood-burning stone fireplace and a television, so you can remain warm and comfortable while having a movie marathon. The kitchen is fully equipped as well, allowing you to prepare delicious meals whenever you want.

All in all, this romantic cabin can comfortably accommodate couples or a small group of travelers. Pets are also welcome here, so long as you pay a pet fee of 60 USD.

Authentic Mountain Log Cabin Perched On A Cliff Side Above The Shenandoah River
229 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful views nice cozy cabin
the view was stunning furniture comfortable and the kitchen had everything we needed
cozy cabin with fantastic view
if planning to use sofa bed recommend bringing an air mattress
great for galmping but do not expect updated furnishings or bathroom
the cabin was very clean and was somewhat rustic as indicated
john was very helpful and accommodating
kayakers we saw were very friendly too
the owners of the property are very wonderful to deal with
very convenient location for many attractions
perfectly located for all attractions and parks
the place is quiet though pretty close to front royal for grocery shopping or food
great proximity to front royal and shenandoah national park
a great place to spend a peaceful weekend
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2. Cozy cabin for four perfect for a serene getaway in Tyro (from USD 190)

Are you looking for the ideal home base for your serene getaway in Virginia? Then you should consider this cabin. It sits on 20 acres (8.09 hectares) of land in Priest Mountain, so natural beauty and sounds will be your constant companions here. You might also be interested in going on a hiking trip since there are miles of trails nearby. You should also bring your pets with you — that way, you’ll have a companion for your adventure.

When you’re done with the adventure, head back to this rental cabin to get your much-needed break. Cook a hearty meal in the decently sized kitchen, then bring that dish to the living room so that you can dine while watching a movie. If you’re looking for more exciting things to do, there are games and puzzles available in the closet.

High Lonesome Cabin...Elevate Your Soul! Peaceful Seclusion
316 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
it was clean quaint remote appropriately decorated and was equipped with anything you really needed for your stay
always clean and outfitted with games and creature comforts needed for a mountain cabin getaway
owners are great and and always making sure guests are happy
the perfect location perfect size perfect getaway
this cabin is the perfect place to get away from it all
probably why so many book this cabin repeatedly fabulous location and immaculate little piece of heaven
the location cabin itself and robb were all wonderful
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3. Hilltop hideaway with York River views (from USD 150)

This hilltop hideaway features a cozy living space ideal for romantic getaways and family vacations with pets. In addition to the king-size bed, there are memory foam cots and a recliner sofa as well, making this place capable of sleeping up to four guests. Other modern amenities include air conditioning, WiFi, cooking basics, and games for kids. For relaxation, guests can sit out on the front porch and witness beautiful sunsets over the York River.

Because of its strategic location, guests can enjoy peace and privacy while having access to major attractions at the same time. Just 13 mi (21 km) away from the rental cabin are popular attractions such as Busch Gardens Amusement Park and Water Country Water Park. Guests can easily get to a wide variety of event venues, shopping areas, and dining spots as well.

Cozy Cabin Getaway With Beautiful Sunsets on York River, Minutes From Yorktown
265 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi and tv great for our teenagers
everything was as advertised the cabin was cozy the view was great the sunsets were beautiful
also hot water never really kicked in when showering but the water was warm
very gracious hosts perfect location gorgeous views and comfortable beds
very clean and easy to get to
the cabin is was welcoming very clean and well stocked with linens and towels
very comfortable cozy and clean
larry and sheila are friendly and accommodating and i felt like a welcome guest in their home
the location is perfect and sunsets beautiful
great little cabin in a great location with everything that you need
superb location on the york river with excellent screened in outdoor patio
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4. Riverfront retreat with hot tub (from USD 230)

Lush greenery on one side and Shenandoah River on the other, these fantastic views make Sundance an ideal vacation spot for different kinds of travelers and their pets. The property is located along the river shore, providing guests with direct access to swimming, kayaking, fishing, and wildlife viewing. It also features wide open spaces for outdoor recreation. Shenandoah National Park is only 20 minutes away from the property. 

The vacation rental offers one bedroom and one full bathroom. It is also suitable for up to four guests. Guests can take a refreshing dip in the private hot tub, which is placed outside so guests can relax and enjoy nature views at the same time. Other modern amenities also include WiFi, central air conditioning, cooking basics, games, and a smart TV.

"Sundance" Gorgeous River Front Cabin on 54 Acres w/ Hot Tub & Spectacular View
237 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
it is clean and has everything you need
the cabin was super clean wonderful for our dog and just what we needed for 2 people
the property was beyond gorgeous and the house was clean and comfortable
the property was bright clean and perfectly situated
clean serene and perfect highly recommended
derek was very responsive to any questions or concerns
owner did a great job communicating and answering any questions before and during the the stay
i wish all vbro rentals and hosts had the same high standards
very nice location and the home owner was very polite
overall this place is great and derek is very responsive and helpful
we love this property and location
it is a perfect location to just relax and unwind
a great place to get away from everything
the location and cabin were beautiful and quiet
this was the best first trip we could have asked for we highly recommend from the location
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5. Rustic cabin next to the George Washington National Forest

Enjoy the natural beauty of the George Washington National Forest from this two-bedroom cabin for six. Rustic on the outside and modern on the inside, this home guarantees you a soothing experience throughout your stay. The kitchen has a refrigerator, stove, microwave, oven, and coffee maker for your cooking and dining needs. Additional amenities include WiFi, TV, workspace, private hot tub, and complimentary board games for your convenience and leisure. Outside there is a gas grill and furniture for al fresco dining.

Are you an outdoor lover? Being next to a national forest, the cabin boasts a private hiking trail that you can explore. It is also minutes away from Luray Caverns and Skyline Drive.

Modern Mountaintop Retreat ~ Hot Tub ~ Deck
Luray, Virginia, United States
544 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is well equipped for easy meals
cleanliness is top notch wonderful stay
very clean and spacious living/dining and kitchen areas
it was clean spacious with an amazing screened in patio
cabin was remote quiet and clean
everything was just as described and pictured; the kitchen and bathroom were very clean
the owner was extremely responsive and easy to communicate with
and the hosts are quick to respond give great recommendations for places to go/things to do
culin was responsive in answering questions which was great
culin and his wife were very helpful and responsive hosts
great private location good to get away from everything and relax
awesome cabin in a great location
wonderful spacious cabin in a beautiful and peaceful location
culin offers a great place to get away and relax
the location was nice and quiet and the house provided a relaxing trip for my family
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6. Secluded log cabin with beautiful views and a hot tub

Situated in Rileyville, Mystic Mountain is peaceful and close to Skyline Drive, the Luray Caverns, wineries, a golf course, a horseback-riding field, and many more nearby attractions. This luxury cabin offers beautiful views over Shenandoah Valley. Perfect for families or groups of friends, the cabin has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Enjoy total relaxation in the private hot tub on the deck. The property features air-conditioning, a TV with cable channels, and free WiFi. The kitchen has everything necessary for daily cooking. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, while the second and third offer queen-size mattresses. Another queen-size bed is located in the living area. Well-behaved pets are allowed here.

Secluded Log Cabin, Amazing Views, Hot Tub & Wifi!
Rileyville, Virginia, United States
319 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it fit 7 people very comfortably with all the beds and 2 bathrooms
great bed setup cozy kitchen grill and hot tub working great amazing views
i thoroughly enjoyed my stay at this incredibly cozy cabin with a stunning view
we had an amazing time the cabin provides amazing views and is the perfect cozy mountain getaway
the view was spectacular and the cabin was extremely comfortable clean and cozy for 7 people
the hot tub was clean & warm
the house was clean and neat
the cabin was clean beds were comfortable and appliances worked beautifully
the cabin was clean and cozy and true to description
also they expect you to clean
ashley was a fantastic host
ashley was highly responsive and provided excellent recommendations
super nice host
great cabin and ashley is a good host
our host was communicative and all instructions were helpful and precise
the location is absolutely beautiful
experience and location was great though
nice location for a getaway in the mountains
well decorated place and a great location for our stay
very peaceful location and close to a variety of places and activities in the shanendoah river valley
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7. Pet-friendly camping cabin in Williamsburg

This wooden camping cabin is located in Williamsburg, Virginia, and can comfortably accommodate four guests. It is minutes away from the center of Colonial Williamsburg and is close to Yorktown, Jamestown, Water Country, and Busch Gardens. The living area features a small TV with cable channels as well as air-conditioning, heating, and free WiFi. Guests have access to a heated outdoor pool, a jumping pillow, and a splash pad on the property, as well as wonderful nature trails to explore with the household dog, who is welcome to accompany the family. There is no kitchen available. Sleeping arrangements include a double bed and a bunk bed in the living area, and there is one bathroom. You are requested to bring your own linen.

Pet Friendly Classic Camping Cabin in Williamsburg
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
50 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the ac worked marvelously and the mattresses were very comfortable
the campground has fun amenities including pool
the cabin was clean and comfortable with ac tv and internet
if your television and wifi is working you’ll be great
very simple but beds were comfortable the ac worked and also had a fire pit
not dirty but still good to clean before setting up linens
the bathrooms were clean as was the cabin
the cabins were pet friendly spotless clean and real nice
the common bathrooms were clean at all times
the rest rooms were spotless clean despite the number of campers
staff was friendly and helpful
the staff up front were friendly and helpful
very friendly staff the space was just big enough for my husband and i and our 2 german shepherds
the entire area was full of things to do and the staff was very kind
the pet friendly cabins are cute and cozy the staff members were all very helpful and friendly
great central location for exploring the area
location is great and we would recommend it to others
the dog park was small but gave the dogs a chance to walk around and sniff things
great place to stay while taking in the area or visiting busch gardens
good place to stay for a mini vacay
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8. Charming cabin at Mount Shepherd

This lovely cabin in Catawba boasts a wrap-around deck, overlooks a pond, and offers beautiful mountain views. The property features a living area with a gas fireplace and a big-screen TV offering cable channels. Free WiFi is available throughout. There is a basic kitchenette, and breakfast is served each morning. Sleeping arrangements include a bedroom with a queen-size bed and a full-size futon with a twin bunk. There are two twin beds available in the loft area, which are ideal for children, and one bathroom is available for all. You can also bring your furry pet for a perfect getaway.

Cabin at Mountain Shepherd
Catawba, Virginia, United States
401 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
shower pressure ac washer/dryer small fridge and microwave in cabin were great
cell phone service was spotty at best but the wifi at the bar worked great
breakfast was great and views amazing
breakfast was a nice treat to top off a great stay
the mini fridge microwave and washer and dryer are located through the bathroom but that's ok
our group of four had plenty of room in the spacious and super clean cabin
we loved staying here it was clean and cozy and dina was very hospitable
cabin is comfortable warm and dry
delightful hosts
happy hosts and awesome breakfast
owners are very helpful and friendly
dina and her dogs were the perfects hosts
she is friendly knowledgeable and knows how to make you feel very welcome
the location was great and close to many hiking trails
we were close to all the great hikes in the area and a short drive to blacksburg
great cabin in a super location
excellent place to get away from it all
great place if you want to get away from it all
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9. Shenandoah Hideaway cabin with garden pub and hot tub

This beautiful, modern cabin is set in a lush, green yard in Luray, close to all the attractions, including the Shenandoah River and a private lake with hiking trails. It features a deck, a garden pub, and an outdoor hot tub. Well-behaved family pets are welcome on the property. The living area is furnished with a gas log fireplace and a TV with cable channels, and free WiFi is available throughout. The kitchen has all the necessary utensils and appliances. Both bedrooms have queen-size beds, and there is also a sofa bed placed in the living area. One bathroom is available to everyone.

Shenandoah Hideaway ~ Hot Tub & Fire Pit
Luray, Virginia, United States
501 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cozy cabin with great amenities nearby nature trails and the town of luray
you have to play with the air conditioner knobs to get cool air
there is wifi but you're pretty far out so it doesn't work
we found it to be very comfortable with all the right amenities
) and very comfortable seating and sleeping arrangements
the place was clean and comfortable
spotless clean with lots of entertainment for the whole family
great place very clean very quiet area
the cabin is nice and clean
very clean comfortable and it felt very private
great getaway the host was amazing
thank you so much for being a great host making sure that our time there was so pleasant
the host was very responsive checking in on our stay
credit to the host for lots of nice touches around the house and being responsive to our questions
communication with the host was easy
the location was great
awesome location very quiet and secluded
great house in a quiet location
perfect location for a weekend shenandoah get away
super calm and quiet location without being too isolated
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10. The Tobacco Barn at Spotsylvania Courthouse

This rustic converted tobacco barn has a cathedral ceiling and exposed-log crossbeams, where the tobacco leaves used to hang to dry. This one-room guest house features a cozy fireplace and a comfortable sitting area with a cable TV and air-conditioning. Guests can relax on a porch swing overlooking the farm. A basic kitchenette is provided for daily cooking. Sleeping arrangements include a tall, high-post bed, and there is one bathroom, with a whiskey-barrel sink and a pressed-tin ceiling. Pets are welcome at a charge of $25 for the first night and $15 per additional night. WiFi connection is limited in the cabin but can be accessed at the property’s main office.

The Tobacco Barn
Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, United States
367 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin is furnished with all the amenities you could expect at a true bed and breakfast
the bathroom was lovely
our favorite part was actually not having tv or much to do
the cabin itself was adorable with a perfect fireplace beautiful stone floors and a lovely bathroom
i really enjoyed the open floor as the only separate room is the bathroom
clean nice quiet and relaxing
the place was spotless and everything was as advertised and better
the cabin was super clean and private
it's comfortable and clean
the barn is spotlessly clean and set in a beautiful location
the staff were always smiling and waving and i felt at home
the staff is so friendly and accommodating
the staff went over the top to arrange our added packages and it was greatly appreciated
the grounds are beautiful cabin immaculate staff extremely friendly and helpful
another great stay hosts are responsive hospitable and friendly
everything was awesome the location was great
remote enough to feel "away" but close enough to good food shopping and fun things to do
a quiet and beautiful location for a respite
ideal place for a getaway thanks
we enjoying walking in the woods on site
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11. Rustic off-the-grid cabin on a farm by the river

Enjoy peace and tranquility on a 500-acre (202-hectare) working farm along James River. Guests can enjoy outdoor activities such as swimming in the river, exploring hiking trails, and meeting farm animals. This secluded cabin has two large decks for outdoor enjoyment. Please note that there is no electricity or running water here. However, there is a wood-burning stove and propane heat for warmth in the cooler months. Due to the lack of running water and electricity, the owners have provided a modern outhouse. There is also a fire pit in the yard. Candles, lanterns, and flashlights are provided for lighting, and drinking and cooking water is supplied. Pets are welcome in the cottage by prior arrangement. Sleeping quarters include a king-size sofa bed in the downstairs area with views of the river and woods. A full-size sofa bed is located upstairs.

Grand View Cabin - Farm & River Views *Off-Grid*
Appomattox, Virginia, United States
210 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
views were beautiful comfortable sleeping arrangements and spotless outhouse
the cabin was extremely clean and the bed was made perfectly for us
the cabin interior is new clean and cozy
the cabin was spacious and clean
we had an amazing time the spot was clean
the outhouse was clean and easy to use even with a toddler
dan is definitely a super host
derrick was helpful with anything we needed thanks dan for a great stay
beautiful and relaxing place and dan is wonderfully helpful
if the location and house isn't enough of a draw the hospitality is well worth the trip
the location is beautiful and a great spot to enjoy an unplugged weekend
it’s a perfect place to get away from your phones and the rest of the world
i had compared a lot of properties and just couldn’t pass up the value privacy or location
we had a fantastic time staying at dan's place
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12. Rustic log cabin by the river in Appomattox, Virginia

Suitable for romantic getaways or solo retreats, this quaint, old-fashioned one-room cottage takes one back to the past, but with modern comforts. The cabin was originally built in the 1840s and nestles on a 500-acre (202-hectare) farm, right next to James River. It has no electricity or running water, but it does provide a wonderful fireplace and a porch with river views. Sleeping arrangements include a comfortable queen-size bed. Plenty of hiking trails are located close by, and guests have the use of a canoe to explore the river. An outdoor kitchen offers cooking facilities, and there is also an outdoor bathhouse. Pets are welcome but must be kept under control as this is a working farm with live animals.

Back in Time! River Log Cabin *Off-Grid*
Appomattox, Virginia, United States
253 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cabin was very cozy and had a beautiful view of the river
2 days without electronic devices and have some basic comforts like a bed roof wood and food
it has a huge hearth and a propane heater
the outdoor kitchen is perfect
the cabin was rustic but comfortable
the cabin was clean and inviting with plenty of blankets and candles
dan’s place was absolutely fantastic very quiet charming and clean
he was such a great host and actually made us feel like family
he is a great host
the people are friendly and very helpful
dogs loved it and the hosts are amazing
so helpful made me feel like family
the place and location was amazing
i’ve recommended this location to multiple friends and family
so glad we chose to stay at dan's place
dan's log cabin is in a great location right next to the river
the peace this place will bring your soul will remain in memory for years to come
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13. Rustic studio cabin at Cedar Dam

Get right back to nature in this rustic studio set in the woods on Cedar Dam in the Virginia countryside near Petersburg. Fishing is available in the lake, as well as paddleboard and boat rental. This primitive cabin rental has electricity and air-conditioning and offers access to an outdoor toilet and shower. While there is no kitchen here, the fish house has been fitted out as a summer kitchen with a grill, a griddle, and a hotplate, and there is a fire pit too. Relax in the hammock on the deck, gazing at the views. Sleeping arrangements include a double bed and a floor mattress in the living area. No TV or WiFi is provided, so guests can chill out in nature and switch off from the modern world. Pets are welcome.

Cedar Dam
Petersburg, Virginia, United States
337 reviews Superhost
Private room in barn 0 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
if the bathroom and restroom in the cabin would be awesome
we were happy to be able to make coffee and breakfast in the fish house on the pond
fun and inviting cozy cabin with lots of wildlife beautiful swan admiral featherington and friendly geese to my dachshunds
the comfortable cabin in the woods is charming with many rustic touches
very comfortable and all around a+
very clean and well kept
the outdoor shower was clean and had hot water
but the place was very clean and private
the cabin was homey and clean and we really was able to get into the outdoor mentality
maude’s place was great the cabin is beautiful and clean
maude was a wonderful host
maude is a lovely host
maude and bruce are great hosts
maude was a great host quick to answer any questions and supply requested items
maude is a great host who makes sure her guests are comfortable
i terrific quiet getaway near the city but it feels like a million miles away
beautiful location peaceful relaxing
it’s a one minute walk to the hand pump for well water
it is truly a great location and we will surely be back again
great relaxing cabin in the woods and a short walk to the fish house and water
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Ruff it while in Virginia

Enjoy exploring all the scenic surroundings of Virginia, including the rivers and lakes, then head into the historic towns and cities in the state. Take the family pet along with you as you stay in comfort, in a quaint and rustic style, in one of the best pet-friendly cabins in Virginia, USA.

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