Escape for a Secluded Getaway – 10 Awesome Spots for Cabin Rentals

When you’re ready to just get away from it all, take a look at some of the great opportunities we have for cabin rentals. Because Cincinnati is so centrally located, we can choose our destination from Ohio, Kentucky or Indiana. And we have LOTS of great cabins to choose from!

Treehouse at The Mohicans
The Nest Treehouse; photo credit: The Mohicans

The Mohicans / Glenmont, Ohio

How far is it from downtown Cincinnati: 3 hours

When you want to REALLY get away, check out the treehouse accommodations offered at The Mohicans! They offer eight different treehouses, most sleep two and a few sleep up to four guests. If treehouse living isn’t your thing, they do also offer four cabins – The Mohican Cabin (4 beds, up to 16 guests), The The Walhonding Cabin (4 beds, up to 13 guests), The Kokosing Cabin (2 beds, up to 8 guests), and the Killbuck Cabin (2 beds, up to 7 guests).

Kick Back Ridge / Chillicothe, Ohio

How far is it from downtown Cincinnati: 2 hours

Located just minutes from John Glenn Astronomy Park and Hocking Hills, Kick Back Ridge Cabins are located on 120 acres of land. They offer three cabins – Lazy Den (sleeps up to 6, equipped kitchen, wifi, Netflix, outdoor hot tub, and more), Glory Days (sleeps up to 4, equipped kitchen, wifi, Netflix, outdoor hot tub, and more), and Cuddles (sleeps 2, indoor Jacuzzi tub, four poster log bed, and more). The business is owned by the Wilkinson family, a family of active and retired military veterans “who continue to pursue a life of public service.” A percentage of all cabin rentals is donated to Honor Flight Columbus.

Red Cottage Getaway
The Woodland Cottage; image credit: Red Cottage Hideaway

Red Cottage Hideaway / Berlin, Ohio

How far is it from downtown Cincinnati: just over 3.5 hours

Head to Ohio’s serene Amish Country for a stay in one of Red Cottage Getaway’s charming farmhouse cottages. Each space is decorated with the season and comes furnished with high quality Amish furniture. Choose from one of three cottages -the Woodland Cottage (900 square feet; sleeps up to 5, fully equipped kitchen, laundry room, and more), Skyview Cottage (780 square feet; sleeps 2; fully equipped kitchen, laundry room, and more), and Pear Tree Cottage (850 square feet; sleeps 2; fully equipped kitchen, laundry room, and more).

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Dillon State Park / Nashport, Ohio

How far is it from downtown Cincinnati: just a bit over 2.5 hours

Stay at one of the 29 family cottages nestled in the woods overlooking the lake. Each cottage has heat and air, 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen, screened porch, and more. Swimming in the lake is permitted from their 1360′ beach. Play in the game area- tennis, horseshoes, basketball, and more. Hike the trails, visit nearby Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve, The Wilds, or make a trip to Zanesville. Bring the boat – they have four ramps for lake access. Camping is also available.

Valley View Cabins / Sugar Grove, Ohio

How far is it from downtown Cincinnati: just over 2 hours

Located in Hocking Hills, they have 14 “fully equipped” cabins, ranging in size from 2-6 bedrooms. Each cabin includes a hot tub, a kitchen, an outdoor fire pit, a full bathroom, and sits on its own 2-5 acre lot. For a complete unplug, know this spot has no wi-fi (but reviewers say you can get mobile service).

Clay’s Park Resort / Lawrence, Ohio

How far is it from downtown Cincinnati: just over 3.5 hours

Stay at a cabin, do some glamping, or set up at the campground at this lakeside retreat. Choose your cabin style: rustic cabins (sleeps 4-6), deluxe cabins (sleeps 6-8), cozy cabins (AC, efficiency kitchen, full bath, sleeps up to 4 in “open concept sleeping” area), or GLAMPING right on the lakeshore. In addition to overnight accommodations, the resort includes Adventure Water Park – a 10 acre lake with inflatables, slides, swings, and more (NOTE: as of June 29, 2020 and due to COVID, they have limited the water operations to swimming and boat/canoe, paddle board; check for updates here).

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Hickory Have cabin
Hickory Haven, image credit: Hickory Cabins

Hickory Cabins / Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

How far is it from downtown Cincinnati: about 3 hours (note: they are on central time)

Enjoy a stay in one of their Amish built remote cabins, located in the middle of 86 acres. The all wood construction cabins combine the look of a cabin with all you might need for a peaceful getaway. Choose from three cabins: Big Leaf (up to 6 guests), Hickory Haven (up to 8 guests), and Nutmeg (up to 4 guests). Tip: when you click on their tab for the cabins, scroll down past the reservation form to see the cabin information.

Best part? The cabins are just minutes from Mammoth Cave National Park, the world’s longest cave (400+ miles) below ground. In addition to exploring the caves, you can hike along the park’s 70 miles of nature trails. Nolan Lake State Park is just a few miles away as well.

glamping in a dome tent at Red River Gorgeous Cabins
Puma Dome Treehouse; photo credit: Red River Gorgeous Cabins

Red River Gorgeous Cabins / Stanton, Kentucky

How far is it from downtown Cincinnati: about 2.5 hours

Located in the Red River Gorge area, this is a family own business offering all kinds of rentals. They offer lodging for everyone – from off-grid, hike-in cabins to treehouse accommodations to full amenities with hot tubs. Don’t miss their newest addition – Dome Town. It’s a series of geodesic domes suspended in the trees. The domes are connected by suspension bridges that weave through the canopy. In total there are three sleeping domes, a giant canopy lounge net, and one communal water dome, where there are two full baths, and one wash station.

the alpacas at Heritage Farm
image credit: Heritage Farm’s Facebook page

Heritage Farm / Flora, Indiana

How far is it from downtown Cincinnati: about 3 hours

Where else can you spend the night at a working alpaca farm?! Head to Indiana for a stay at a working farm with 50 alpacas, chickens, a horse, dogs, and barn cats. You can help with the daily chores around the farm (collecting eggs and feeding the animals), explore their big red barn, roam the 120 acre homestead, take a ride on the zip line, go creeking, enjoy the fire ring, and more. You can choose to stay in their authentic 1850’s log cabin (includes and outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven) or rent a modern 3 bedroom guest house. They even have a treehouse tent! RV parking and creekside camping is also available.

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