Top 12 Secluded Cabins In Alabama, USA - Updated 2024

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Whether you’re a foodie, nature lover, or history buff, Alabama has something for everyone. You can learn about space at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and check out interesting naval exhibits at the GulfQuest National Maritime Museum. Adventurers can indulge in boating, hiking, fishing, and zip-lining at one of the many state parks in the state. Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores is the perfect spot for camping. If traveling with your kids, drop by Birmingham’s McWane Science Center, home to a wide array of interactive exhibits. Nature lovers can explore Huntsville Botanical Garden and Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Keep on reading to see a list of the top secluded cabins in Alabama, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and remoteness of location. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 30, 2024.

1. Mountainside cabin with an outdoor firepit, Mentone (from USD 245)

Located 5 mi (8.04 km) from downtown Mentone, this remodeled, mountainside rental is among the ideal romantic getaways in Alabama for couples. This treetop cabin includes a fully equipped kitchen with a granite countertop, a walk-in shower with river rock and frameless enclosure, and a hot tub. It also has an outdoor firepit to enjoy a romantic date while stargazing.

If you are tired of the indoors, you can go hiking in the nearby DeSoto State Park, explore the foothill trails of the Appalachian Mountains on horseback, or go golfing at Cloudmont Ski & Golf Resort. The rental allows no pets and is a non-smoking property.

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Mentone, Alabama, United States
165.64 km (103.0 mi) from Oak Mountain State Park
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the back porch was great and inside was cozy
it was very clean and had everything we needed
the host does not disappoint
great location great cabin
the property is in a wonderful location and is well maintained
we had a great time staying here short drive to mentone or desoto state park
comfortable place everything you need to enjoy a few days
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2. Moose Tracks, Mentone (from USD 98)

Moose Tracks is a charming rental in the heart of DeSoto State Park, located right around the corner from the best hiking trails such as Little River Canyon, DeSoto Falls, and more. It is perfect for spending a quiet weekend with your partner away from the hustle and bustle of urban life.

You can have a great time cooking and grilling together or enjoy the woods in silence from the swing on the deck. Despite being located within the forest, Moose Tracks offer free Wi-Fi and more than enough parking space for the guests.

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Mentone, Alabama, United States
166.73 km (103.6 mi) from Oak Mountain State Park
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
the cabin was very clean
cabin was clean and owner was so nice
the best place a perfect get away and so much to do close by absolutely perfect
property was excellent what we expected quiet cozy cabin in the woods
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3. Bright cabin with a charcoal grill, Tuscumbia

If you’re traveling with a small family or a close group of friends, then this vacation rental is just for you! Guests can take a break from the city in this inviting cabin, which provides you with two comfortable bedrooms and a private bath. There’s a covered back patio with a dining table and a charcoal grill if you prefer eating outside.

Adventurers can go fishing at the Tennessee River or hiking in the Cane Creek Canyon. The living room has a wood-burning fireplace and a flat-screen cable TV that sets the scene for movie nights.

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Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
183.99 km (114.4 mi) from Oak Mountain State Park
17 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wish i was more prepared i did not realize we would have zero cell service or wifi
this property was absolutely beautiful and the owners were the sweetest people
great location for an unplugged weekend
this is a perfect getaway if you are looking for some quiet
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4. Quaint cabin for two, Mentone (from USD 147)

This one-bedroom cabin is found on top of a mountain and boasts wonderful views, especially at sunset. Couples are sure to love this location as it is one of the most romantic secluded getaways in Alabama. There’s an outdoor hot tub for maximum relaxation. The living room comes with a TV, while the kitchen is fully equipped for your cooking needs.

There’s also a deck with a barbecue grill and patio furniture for alfresco dining. For those looking to venture out and explore, the accommodation is close to some of the best places to visit in Alabama. Attractions such as Desoto State Park and the Little River Canyon are about 5 mi (8 km) away from the property. You can also check out the historic Fort Payne Depot Museum, which is just 1.7 mi (2.3 km) away.

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Fort Payne, Alabama, United States
156.94 km (97.6 mi) from Oak Mountain State Park
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
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the internet was good and we had a lot of channels to choose from on the tv
the property was beautiful and very clean
excellent place to stay very clean and cozy beautiful view
the owners were very responsive
beautiful scenery close to necessities would definitely book again
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5. Pet-friendly cabin with a stone fireplace, Mentone (from USD 134)

Make yourself at home in this secluded cabin that comes with two bedrooms and can fit up to six people. It has a screened-in back porch with a stoned fireplace and seating for lounging, a hammock and rocking chair for lazy afternoons, and an outdoor fire pit for nighttime s'mores.

Smart TVs, a DVD player, games, and puzzles are available to keep you entertained. It’s also air-conditioned, so you’ll be comfortable on hot summer days. The kitchen has modern cooking appliances and a dining table. Up to two dogs of any size are welcome in this pet-friendly accommodation for an additional charge of 50 USD.

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Mentone, Alabama, United States
174.13 km (108.2 mi) from Oak Mountain State Park
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i was able to work during the day with excellent wifi and explore in the afternoons
comfortable couches to sit in front of the fireplace
clean and stocked with everything needed
i loved my week at this clean and fully stocked cabin
wonderfully clean and spacious home in a quiet woodsy mountain village
we had a great stay cabin was clean & comfortable
the cabin was so clean and had everything we needed
both the property manager and owner were very responsive
the owner and property manager are very responsive and helpful
the owner and caretaker were wonderful and easy to communicate with
check-in was a breeze and the owners were so responsive to any and all questions that we had
the property was well-maintained and the property manager is very friendly
beautiful cabin close to hiking trails and waterfalls
enjoyed watching the birds and short walk to river
we enjoyed our stay and loved the location
we enjoyed the quiet stress free location for our girls trip
the cabin is in a great location close to attractions but also nice and secluded
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6. Rustic cabin with a private fishing pond, Hueytown

This two-bedroom cabin has a private fishing pond on site, making it a great choice for those who want to go on a fishing trip with friends and family. You’ll find trees and rolling hills all around the property. You can relax in a gazebo, and when hunger pangs strike, you can rustle up something delicious in the fully equipped kitchen or fire up the gas grill to enjoy a barbecue meal.

If you decide to stay indoors, there’s free Wi-Fi. and a flat-screen TV to keep you entertained. The cabin has two beds and two baths, and there are additional beds for more guests. The living room has a futon, along with a twin air mattress and queen air mattress.

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Hueytown, Alabama, United States
30.09 km (18.7 mi) from Oak Mountain State Park
65 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen and outdoor areas offered a great relaxing stay as well
very clean and quiet
clean and comfortable and interesting
it was clean and had everything we needed
amenity was very clean and exactly as advertised
host was great with communication
accessible but close enough to major streets to be easy to get around
amazing value and a perfect location for me to visit family and friends
we really enjoyed the peaceful cabin with the added benefit of being close to town and conveniences
very relaxing peaceful location after a day at work the family of geese were very welcomed guests
as described but better quiet and peaceful you feel as though you're miles away
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7. Spacious cabin with a fire pit, Heflin (from USD 142)

This two-bedroom cabin is perfect for families or big groups of friends since there are seven beds. There are built-in benches and a wide front porch for hanging out and soaking up the natural beauty surrounding the property.

Firewood is available in the winter, which you can use for the interior fireplace and the fire pit outside. The spacious first floor has a living room where you can recline on the comfy couch and watch your favorite shows on the TV or eat meals in the dining room. When it’s time to retire for the night, you can head to the loft.

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Heflin, Alabama, United States
117.63 km (73.1 mi) from Oak Mountain State Park
150 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 7 Beds 10 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place to stay for a wooded getaway lots of beds
modern and comfortable cabin we enjoyed the stylish decor and the beds made for an excellent night’s sleep
the loft has many beds and would be wonderful for those traveling with kids
downstairs shower is pretty much handicap accessible and that was perfect
everything was clean the house is updated with modern touches
everything was very clean and it was a great spot to relax
beds were comfortable and clean
checkin was so easy and the place was really clean we loved the stay
super clean and very comfortable we only stayed one night but would have loved another
lauren is an awesome host and everything was excellent
everything was as pictured and the owner was easy to communicate with
owner is super easy to deal with and very responsive
lauren is an amazing host and made sure there was everything we needed in the house
lauren is so sweet and accommodating
the location itself is perfect
this is a private location to enjoy being surrounded by trees
a wonderful place to get away
amazing place it's so cute and quiet
wonderful location quiet and has a wonderful farm house vibe
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8. Lakefront cabin with two bedrooms, Berry (from USD 315)

Guests would love strolling in the vast wooded area around the cabin. On fine summer days, you can use the rental’s canoe or boat to explore the gorgeous lake. The water is safe to swim in, so don’t forget to pack a bathing suit. The lakefront cabin can sleep seven adults since there’s a queen-size bed downstairs and twin beds upstairs, along with a sofa and love seat.

There are two TVs with a DVD player for your entertainment. There’s also an outdoor fire pit to keep you toasty as you watch the sunset over the lake. Picnic tables are also available outside where you can enjoy your meals.

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Berry, Alabama, United States
84.82 km (52.8 mi) from Oak Mountain State Park
140 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning worked great
the views from the living room are stunning
owners very easy to work with
fantastic place - we will be back :)
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9. Well-furnished cabin with an outdoor deck, Talladega (from USD 120)

The cabin is situated by a small creek and includes two bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms. Guests can step into the kitchen and make their meals with the provided oven, toaster, and stove. There’s also a coffee maker to help you get your caffeine fix.

This cabin is found on the borders of the Talladega Forest, which is one of the must-visit national parks in the USA. The renal is about 3 mi (4.8 km) from Porter’s Gap Trailhead, making it a perfect base for outdoor lovers. You can snuggle under a blanket on the outdoor deck to enjoy the nature views.

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Talladega, Alabama, United States
65.46 km (40.7 mi) from Oak Mountain State Park
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my wife really like not having tv or internet
never turned on the tv but we played that john prine cd a dozen times
well stocked kitchen beds very comfortable living room furniture not so much but hey “it’s a cabin”
comfortable beds everything we needed for an enjoyable stay
it was clean as a wistle
it was very clean and exactly as described
the cabin was very clean cozy and secluded
property was very private clean and attractive
it's well maintained clean and comfortable
the owner's an excellent host
the host was very responsive and kind
thought it was great the owner/manager was awesome
the owner is super attentive and helpful
owner is wonderful and very accommodating
amazing location and amazing cabin
also close by are several walking trails and waterfalls if you wish to venture out
great place to just get away from everything
it's a beautifully kept cabin tucked away from streets and neighbors
the location is perfect for a little private getaway
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10. Meadow Lake Cabin, Chelsea (from USD 98)

Guests can enjoy tranquility in this fully furnished lake cabin rental surrounded by beautiful meadows and woods. It’s a perfect place for active types and nature lovers. You can go fishing at the nearby lake or lounge on the front porch furnished with a swing and charcoal grill and appreciate the scenery while enjoying a barbecue.

This cabin has a sleeping loft with a queen-size bed, a living room with a sleeper sofa and stone fireplace, a four-seater dining table, and a well-equipped kitchen, ideal for home cooking.

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Chelsea, Alabama, United States
9.65 km (6.0 mi) from Oak Mountain State Park
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they made our stay very comfortable with all the “extras”
the cabin was very clean and well equipped
it was very clean and easy to find
the cabin was quaint yet beautiful and immaculately clean
make sure you meet the hosts
the owners were friendly and responsive
the owners are wonderful and very helpful
the owners david and chris are so thoughtful
the owners are extremely gracious and accommodating
lovely cabin in country setting yet close to everything
it’s peaceful and a beautiful location
we were very pleased with everything the location the owners the cabin everything just absolutely perfect
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11. Country cabin with a front porch, Gadsden (from USD 100)

This country cabin comes with two bedrooms and convertible beds, so up to six people can comfortably sleep here. There are two full baths. If you wish to go outside, you can fish in the nearby pond, which is less than 100 m (328 ft) away. Those who like collecting interesting objects can also search for some stray fossils in the area.

The path behind the cabin leads to a small creek, where you can relax. Deer, cows, and turkey are frequently seen here, and it makes for a great picnic location. The cabin also has a front porch for lazing and lounging.

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Collinsville, Alabama, United States
127.33 km (79.2 mi) from Oak Mountain State Park
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
the house was sparkling clean and well-stocked
very cute and clean cabin with a walking trail to a creek
the owner was gracious
owner very nice we enjoyed the stay
great place to stay while visiting north alabama
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12. Cozy cabin in the woods, Mobile

Nestled in the woods, this cabin is one of the most ideal vacation rentals in Alabama for a family of four. It comes with one king-size bed, one single bed, and one sofa bed. While the cabin has a rustic charm, you can also enjoy modern amenities such as a free washer and dryer and a kitchen with a microwave, refrigerator, oven, electric cooker, and cooking basics.

It also has air conditioning and ceiling fans to help you cool off in the summer. A vast selection of restaurants is found in the area. Plus, Super Walmart and Costco are about a 12-minute drive away from the property.

There’s free firewood provided for you, along with two mountain bikes, kayaks, and a canoe, making this a great place to stay for adventurous souls. Up to two medium-sized dogs are allowed on the property.

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Mobile, Alabama, United States
329.3 km (204.7 mi) from Oak Mountain State Park
223 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we will be booking with will again soon oh and the king bed is super comfy
the cabin interior is cozy with a clean fridge hot shower and good ac as well
the cabin itself was incredibly clean and had a lot of neat personal touches
the place was super clean and had everything we needed
the cabin was very clean and exceeded our expectations
very clean and will was a great host the entire stay
super cute and clean little cabin the cabin had lots of cool touches like old maps photos etc
wonderful space and a superior host
will and his son were very accommodating and helpful
host was great at communicating and even offered to take us on a boat ride
will was a wonderful host and got back to you within the hour
the host is quick to respond to communications and check-in and check-out were easy
we liked that it felt remote while still being close to mobile
really amazing property you’re so close to everything but you feel so far away
it is the perfect place to get away and unplug while staying close to home
an awesome location and awesome hosts
enjoyed how close it was to everything while still private and woodsy
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Get back to nature in the Yellowhammer State

Alabama is a beautiful state in the southeastern part of the US with something for everyone. It boasts beautiful landscapes, rich history, and delicious food. You can indulge in plenty of outdoor activities here, such as fishing, hiking, and more. For a tranquil experience, book any of the above listed secluded cabins in Alabama, USA.

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