10 Best Secluded Cabins In Kentucky, USA - Updated 2024

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Situated on the southeastern side of the US, Kentucky is famed for its rich culture. From its horse racing heritage to Kentucky Fried Chicken, it has plenty in store for visitors to dive into. The capital city, Frankfort, is home to the stunning Beaux-Arts style Kentucky State Capitol with guided tours for interested guests. Family-friendly attractions await tourists at Louisville, home to Louisville Zoo and Kentucky Science Center. If you wish to immerse in Kentucky’s cowboy heritage, Lexington’s Kentucky Horse Park and Keeneland Association Inc should be on your holiday itinerary. Do you prefer quiet getaways in nature? To help you find the ideal accommodation, browse through this list of the best secluded cabins in Kentucky, 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. Elderberry Cabin, Stanton (from USD 120)

Nothing compares to a relaxing holiday in nature with the love of your life. This cabin close to Red River Gorge is the perfect love nest for couples who are into outdoor adventures and serene getaways. It is designed with thoughtful details, from rustic furnishings to glass walls that mesmerize your eyes with picturesque outdoor views.

The bedroom opens onto a terrace, where you can unwind in the open air. With a gas grill and a fire pit at your disposal, you will not want to leave the premises. Best of all, guests can bring their fur babies.

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Stanton, Kentucky, United States
18.59 km (11.6 mi) from Gorge Underground
185 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin is well crafted and offered all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay
elderberry is simple but very comfortable with great views from the living room and bedroom
the kitchen had all the necessary tools for cooking as well as some beautiful handmade pottery
no tv so make sure you are there for the nature and spending time with your loved one
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and had everything we needed for a relaxing stay
the cabin was cozy beautiful and super clean
it was very clean very cute very welcoming wonderful job
it was cozy clean and had beautiful views
clean cute and quiet not a far drive from the gorge ans great hiking
Host:
great hosts we highly recommend and hope to return soon
we also enjoyed the company of neighbors friendly dog
rachael and sim are kind hosts
Location:
great quiet location yet close to grocery gas station etc
great tiny cabin tucked away yet close to things to do
a great place with good proximity to red river gorge
great place to get away to
the location feels nice and secluded as well
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2. Seclusion Cabin, Stanton (from USD 293)

This secluded cabin has all the ingredients for a relaxing holiday. Its dreamy location is its top-selling factor. Besides the picturesque surroundings, it also offers a Pinterest-worthy design. Impeccable woodwork, expansive windows, modern furnishings, and a unique treehouse room are in store for vacationers staying in this two-bedroom cabin.

The observation tower features a table and chairs, one of the best places to relax. A koi pond, a hot tub, a gas grill, and WiFi are other things to love about this posh cabin.

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Stanton, Kentucky, United States
7.54 km (4.7 mi) from Gorge Underground
265 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was good tvs were great and there is even a bluetooth speaker in the bathroom
this home was fantastic very warm and comfortable with great amenities
Cleanliness:
place was clean comfy and well appointed
everything was clean tidy and well stocked
everything was comfortable clean and absolutely stunning
Host:
paul's place is truly one of a kind
Location:
extremely beautiful location and accommodations
very close to the red river gorge where there are some amazing hikes
communications was fast and easy and the instructions for location and check-in were right on
we went hiking in natural bridge (~6 min drive away) and daniel boone (~30 min drive away) parks
close to climbing & hiking destinations this was a great place to recharge
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3. Serenity Falls Cabin, Red River Gorge (from USD 200)

Daydreaming of a soulfully relaxing holiday in Kentucky? Make your vacation fantasies come to life and stay in this three-bedroom cabin near Torrent Falls. Natural Bridge State Park is less than a 15-minute drive away from the property, meaning active guests can indulge in exciting outdoor adventures nearby.

After a day’s exploration, you can cozy up by the fireplace, prepare delicious meals in the kitchen, or have a barbecue. You can cap off the night with a blissful bonfire under the starry skies.

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Zachariah, Kentucky, United States
3.92 km (2.5 mi) from Gorge Underground
cabin 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
like a coffee table book or something to show visitors
you can see the waterfall laying in the bed in hear the wonderful sound of nature
Cleanliness:
everything was very nice clean and welcoming
the cabin was the perfect size and so clean and cozy
the cottage is so charming and it was very clean
Host:
the owners were great to deal with
we did have one issue bit the owner responded quickly and we appreciate that
the owner of the property is very nice and responds fast
Location:
this was such a beautiful cabin and location
location was perfect and the property was absolutely beautiful
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4. Fireside, Slade (from USD 140)

Couples on the hunt for idyllic accommodation, check out this one-bedroom cabin. It is a two-story haven surrounded by towering trees. The inside is bright and modern. The kitchen offers granite countertops, up-to-date appliances, and a breakfast bar, while the living area has a wood burner and a smart TV — ingredients for utmost relaxation.

The cabin opens onto a deck with a hot tub and seating, a perfect spot for unwinding with a drink in hand and nature views. A few steps from the cabin will take you to a fire pit, ideal for roasting s’mores while admiring the night sky.

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Slade, Kentucky, United States
3.37 km (2.1 mi) from Gorge Underground
344 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfy
a very clean cabin
very clean very comfortable bed
fireside was clean and very comfortable
immaculately clean comfortable beautiful and wonderful
Host:
sandy was an awesome host and so quick to respond to questions
hosts were really amazing and prompt in answering any questions
great host and amazing space :)
quick responses to questions sandy was very helpful highly recommendable getaway
sandy was a wonderful communicator and so helpful with all our questions
Location:
the location is excellent
great location right off the exit and located close to local attractions
perf cabin for two perfect location
close to the gorge and other attractions in the area
very close to all the great hikes and climes rrg has to offer
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5. Sacred Winds, Adams (from USD 159)

How do you like to spend your Kentucky getaway in Yatesville Lake State Park? If so, secure this tranquil and scenic two-bedroom cabin tucked amidst lush greenery. It has vaulted ceilings and expansive windows that welcome plenty of natural light. Its open-plan layout features the kitchen adjacent to the living area with a fireplace and dining set.

While the indoors are impressive enough, the outdoor is just as exciting. There’s a wraparound deck where you can enjoy your afternoon drink and a back patio with a hot tub and fire pit, an ideal spot to decompress.

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90.99 km (56.6 mi) from Gorge Underground
257 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 10 Guests 2 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 a tv outside as well to keep you entertained
absolutely a great place with lots room for family time
Cleanliness:
the property was very clean and as advertised
large fire pit and super clean hot tub
nice kitchen easy to clean countertops
they had everything we needed everything was so nice and clean and it made for a relaxing vacation
Host:
the property manager is great at communicating and friendly
owners had fantastic communication
the property manager was extremely helpful and stayed in communication with me through the whole booking process
great location in regard to yatesville lake the owner was very quick to respond
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6. Big Rock Log Cabin, Pine Ridge (from USD 188)

Nestled in the Kentucky Mountains, this two-bedroom cabin connects guests to Mother Earth. Endless views of greenery will be your vacation backdrop. Natural Bridge State Park is within walking distance, convenient whenever you feel like going on an adventure.

In terms of amenities, this cabin has everything you need for a comfortable stay, including two private bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen. A fireplace, a jetted tub, and WiFi are also at your disposal. Fur babies are welcome here.

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554 meters (0.4 ft) from Gorge Underground
215 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The cabin has everything you need and more
Plus it is close to everything you would want to do at the gorge
The hiking is breathtaking with views unlike any place else we have been
A wonderful cabin with awe inspiring views
we could not get the TV to work consistently
Cleanliness:
Beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean
It was clean and spacious and had everything we needed
lots of neat artwork very clean and inviting bed
Cabin was clean Beds were very comfortable
The cabin is so clean and well stocked
Host:
Great home great camp fire surroundings Have rented many cabins in the past
I hope to return next year
Have rented many cabins over the years none of them near as warm and cozy as this one Loved the secluded setting huge porch and most importantly all of the antiques and love that helped ma...
Some of the art wasnt our style
Thank you John for allowing us to stay in your lovely cabin and for being so great if we ever needed anything and for responding so quickly to any questions that we had
Location:
I loved that it was only a few minutes away from the zipline and the Natural Bridge
The cabin was in a secluded area but not far from modern convenience
We had a blast at the Natural Bridge Park which you are minutes away from
Big Rock Cabin is a beautiful secluded place to stay at the gorge
Great location loved everything about the cabin
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7. Bass Cabin, East Bernstadt (from USD 150)

Do you like camping but can’t let go of modern-day conveniences? This two-person vacation rental, nestled amidst nature, is perfect for you. The kitchen comes with cooking essentials and a coffee maker. This air-conditioned cabin also has WiFi, which comes in handy for guests on a work-from-home setup. The best part? There’s an outdoor hot tub, where you can enjoy refreshing soaks surrounded by nature.

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London, Kentucky, United States
73.3 km (45.6 mi) from Gorge Underground
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture is comfortable and the kitchen has everything we needed
Cleanliness:
the cabin was incredibly neat clean & lots of little personal touches that made it very homey
cabin was clean easy to find and overall a great value b
Host:
the owners were amazing
the owners we're very nice
wonderful property owners - thank you for making our stay special
pete and julie are wonderful hosts
absolutely amazing the owners (we only met julee) but she was warm & personable & sweet
Location:
this cabin and it’s location was perfect
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8. Serene country cabin with a hot tub, Red River Gorge (from USD 175)

If you are a group of six vacationers, this three-bedroom cabin is just right for you. It has a private bathroom, a living area with a smart TV and a wood burner, and a fully equipped kitchen for your cooking needs. You can step out on the open deck and fire up the gas grill to enjoy an afternoon barbecue.

There’s also a massive yard with picnic tables and a front porch with rocking chairs for relaxing. At the day’s end, you can pamper yourself with a long soak in the outdoor hot tub.

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Beattyville, Kentucky, United States
16.65 km (10.4 mi) from Gorge Underground
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice kitchen with all the basics plus some extra touches like seasonings/spices tea and sugar
Cleanliness:
the cabin is clean and nicely decorated
cabin was very clean and in a peaceful setting
this cabin was absolutely beautiful exactly what we needed beautiful inside and out clean wonderfully maintained
this property is incredibly clean
the property was clean well maintained and in a quiet location near the end of a road
Host:
the owners were friendly and helpful
the owners are kind communicative friendly and helpful
the owners thought of everything to make the cabin feel like home
Location:
good location with a 20 minute drive to the gorge for hiking and activities
the location was perfect as a base for hiking in the red river area
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9. Well-furnished cabin with a fire pit, Campbellsville (from USD 175)

This air-conditioned one-bedroom cabin welcomes four guests. It is also perfect for couples on a honeymoon. The cabin is tastefully furnished to match its beautiful surroundings. Thanks to expansive windows, guests can admire the outdoors in comfort. In the living space, a fireplace awaits.

While there is a well-equipped kitchen indoors, you can also enjoy cookouts with a gas grill on the deck. In the evening, you can light up the fire pit for a bonfire or relax in the hot tub while soaking in the natural beauty around. For special occasions, you can ask the host to decorate the place.

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Campbellsville, Kentucky, United States
151.75 km (94.3 mi) from Gorge Underground
167 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the hot tub fireplace and tv were awesome
comfortable beautiful with everything you need
the shower and the huge bathtub were both amazing as well as the hot tub
Cleanliness:
extremely clean and super cozy
the place was spotless and beautiful inside
the cabin was very clean and well kept
everything was clean and it was just the perfect little getaway
very clean and cozy perfect for a weekend getaway
Location:
the town near by is very clean and had some cute shops downtown
great place to stay
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10. Hemlocks Over Muir, Rogers

Thinking of surprising your family with a much-deserved and long-overdue hideaway to Rogers? Plan ahead and book this cozy cabin that welcomes pups and people alike. You’ll have a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, where you can prepare your children’s favorite meals. Laundry facilities are available, as well.

There are no dull days for guests staying in this newly built cabin. You have access to a hot tub, barbecue facilities, WiFi, and a fire pit. The views of Hatton Hollow waterfall will take your breath away.

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Rogers, Kentucky, United States
3.94 km (2.5 mi) from Gorge Underground
147 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is well appointed with comfortable beds and furnishings
very cute cozy cabin with lots of nature surrounding loved it and can’t wait to bring people back
the fire pits were both perfect and the kitchen fully stocked
Cleanliness:
it is clean and well maintained
the space is clean spacious and well appointed
you will immediately feel welcome in this exceptionally clean cabin
everything was very clean and there were small touches i didn’t know i needed but enjoyed
it's impeccably clean and the beds are comfortable and great rewarding after a long day of hiking
Host:
the hosts are amazing people
the hosts have thought of everything and are super friendly
bev and phil are gracious hosts and have provided so many thoughtful touches
phil and bev are amazing host
bev & phil are such wonderful hosts
Location:
perfect scenic location with trails nearby while also close to everything we wanted to do during our stay
great location for working from home
the location is excellent for climbing in muir valley
this is an amazing cabin in a serene location
the cabin is a short 15 drive to natural bridge state park
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Indulge in a relaxing vacation in Kentucky

Whether you are looking for an action-packed getaway or a serene retreat amidst nature, Kentucky is a lovely destination for all types of vacationers. If you’re more interested in the latter, this list of the best secluded cabins in the state will come in handy on your next Bluegrass State visit.

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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