You know what they say. “A cozy winter cabin a day keeps the holy-heck-it’s-freezing-cold-outside blues away.” Real saying. Swearsies.
Whether you’re the type to enjoy the snow outdoors (snowshoeing, snowmobiling, winter hiking, oh my!) or from the comfort of a recliner inside by the fire (hot cocoa and a book, please!) this list of cozy winter cabin spots is sure to give you the warm fuzzies and thaw out your extremities.
The Kings of Cozy Winter Cabins
1. River Run RV Resort – Granby, CO
Average Winter Temperature (F): High/Low 30/4
Nearby Attractions: Colorado River, Lake Granby, Rocky Mountain National Park
Nearest Airports: Eagle County Regional Airport, Denver International Airport
Unique Amenity: Apex arcade
Ranked number two for Top Campgrounds With a View and number four for Top Campgrounds for First-Timers in the 2022 Campspot Awards, River Run RV Resort offers cabins, lodges, lofts, and hideaway spots perfect for romantic trips or reunions with friends or family. Plus, if you venture out of your cozy corner, you can enjoy amenities like live music, a shuttle to nearby restaurants and ski resorts, and even a mini bowling alley.
2. Wild Fox Cabins & Campgrounds – Lakeville, ME
Average Winter Temperatures (F): High/Low 28/6
Nearby Attractions: Junior Lake, ATV trails, hunting, fishing
Nearest Airports: Bangor International, Bar Harbor Airport
Unique Amenity: Boat launch access
Prepare yourself to step into an L.L. Bean commercial at Wild Fox Cabins & Campgrounds. Surrounded by 155 acres of wilderness and located on Junior Lake—a renowned spot for fishing in the northeast—guests will experience the raw beauty and peace of this quiet corner of the world. Winter months offer plenty of adventurous activities for those looking to get outdoors. Snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and cross-country skiing are all possibilities to explore before curling up with a warm beverage inside.
3. Revelstoke Campground – Revelstoke, BC
Average Winter Temperatures (F): High/Low 31/21
Nearby Attractions: Mount Revelstoke National Park, Glacier National Park
Nearest Airport: Kelowna International Airport
Unique Amenity: Sauna
Take a cozy indoor sanctuary up a notch at a campground that also includes a cabin with exclusive access to a two-person cedar barrel sauna. Located in the mountains near Mount Revelstoke National Park and Glacier National Park, guests can immerse themselves in the great outdoors with winter camping activities like quadding (that’s British English for bird-watching), snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and sledding.
4. Warrens Lodging – Warrens, WI
Average Winter Temperatures (F): High/Low 27/8
Nearby Attractions: Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Warrens, Three Bears Resort Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
Nearest Airport: La Crosse Municipal Airport
Unique Amenity: Fire ring
With plenty of options for groups of different sizes, the accommodations at Warrens Lodging have everything you need to enjoy some quality time. Full kitchen? Check. Private bath? Check. Cable and internet access for movie night and bingeing your favorite show? Double check. Guests also are within walking distance to Yogi Bear’s Jellystone™ Park and granted access to associated amenities.
5. Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: Milton – Milton, PA
Average Winter Temperatures (F): High/Low 38/21
Nearby Attractions: Milton State Park, Lewisburg Children’s Museum
Nearest Airport: Williamsport Regional Airport
Tucked away along Chillisquaque Creek in central Pennsylvania, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone™ Park Camp Resort Milton offers a chance to get away from it all. Their mix of cabin types, including pet-friendly lodging, ensures an option for all groups and with amenities like laundry, full kitchens and bathrooms, and fire rings, you’ll have everything you need to slow down and unwind.
Picture yourself cozied up by a fire in a squashy arm chair. Your fingers are laced around a stoneware mug full of your favorite tea. Maybe your cat is curled up in your lap, annoyingly albeit endearingly sitting on top of your favorite read. You take a deep breath. You’re at peace.
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Ellie Burke is the content & SEO manager at Campspot. Raised in the Finger Lakes region of western New York, she lives for all things family, food, farming, and wide open spaces. Connect with her on Instagram @ellieburkebooks.
Image credit in order of appearance: Kerry Cushman