Looking for some peace, quiet, and tranquility? These Airbnbs in the mountains make for an ideal getaway from it all.
Whether you’re looking for a prime skiing homebase or simply an Airbnb in the mountains for the ultimate social distancing experience, you’ll be able to find the perfect escape here.
These mountain vacation homes, VRBOs, and Airbnbs in the US are all different; Some are built in cabin style, while others offer more luxurious stays. No matter what kind of vacation you’re hoping to have, you’ll be able to find a charming fit on this list.
Editor’s Note: Please note that Airbnb recently made changes to their program so in this article, we are including links to other options like VRBO or Booking.com which have much lower booking fees.
- 1 20 Airbnbs in the Mountains
- 1.1 The Summit House
- 1.2 Luxury Solar House
- 1.3 Berkshire Mountain Retreat with Urban Luxurie
- 1.4 Off the Grid Cabin in the Green Mountains
- 1.5 Secluded, Insane Views, and So Much to Do
- 1.6 The Alder House
- 1.7 Crazy Mountain Container Casa
- 1.8 The Roost – A Tiny Home in the Blue Ridge Mountains
- 1.9 Scobee Mountain Lodge
- 1.10 Sandy’s Mountain Maison
- 1.11 Treetop Chalet Sundance
- 1.12 Away From it All in the Smokies
- 1.13 Luxe Penthouse with Mountain Views & Private Hot Tub
- 1.14 Teagues’s Cabin on the River
- 1.15 2 Bdrm Private Guest Cabin with Mountain Views
- 1.16 Shooting Star Cabin
- 1.17 Minimalist Modern Cabin
- 1.18 Stunning Yurt Property
- 1.19 Penthouse Views, Ski On/Ski Off to Quicksilver Lift
- 1.20 Architect Designed Upstate Catskills Dream
- 2 Packing for Your Trip
- 3 Check Out These Guides to Airbnbs in the US
20 Airbnbs in the Mountains
Check out these 20 properties that offer unparalleled Airbnb stays in the mountains. Your next wooded holiday is right around the corner!
The Summit House
Type: Entire Home (3BR, 3.5B)
Location: Candler, North Carolina
The Summit House is where you want to be for unmatched scenery. This Airbnb in the mountains offers lots of space and plenty of windows to soak in the hilly views from.
A bright and modern home, this North Carolina Airbnb has lots of plush couches to spend days lounging around on, interesting furniture and a huge open kitchen for cheffing up a storm. As the temperature drops, you’ll especially love the wood stove to keep you nice and toasty.
While all of the bedrooms are positioned well, the Master has a breathtaking view that you’ll love to wake up to, and is accompanied by an en-suite bathroom with a soaking tub just in front of the window. To top it off, the wrap around deck is the perfect place to drink your morning coffee while watching the rolling mountains in the comfort of your pajamas.
This Airbnb in the mountains cannot be missed!
Why We Love It: Modern mountain home with views from every room and luxury amenities.
What Past Guests Have Said: “It was our child’s first visit to the mountains and it was love at first sight! The views from the house were outstanding, and the interior was simple, stylish, and de-cluttered. It was everything we were hoping for and more! Can’t wait to visit again! Thank you for the stay!”
“This place is absolute perfection! We were blown away by not only the amazing views, but the lovely home. Everything about this house is great, from the beautifully designed interior, to the awesome amenities. The host surely thought of everything. We can’t wait to come back and already trying to find a date to get another trip in the books.”
Type: Entire Home (2BR, 3B)
Location: Jackson, New Hampshire
If you’re looking for a vacation home in the White Mountains, this luxury solar house should fit the bill. Perched on a hill with remarkable views, you’ll probably want to stay here forever as soon as you walk through the front door.
This vacation rental in the mountains is definitely rustic chic. It has lots of unique charm with funky furniture and fixtures, interesting objects throughout the home and tons of thoughtful spaces to enjoy during your stay.
The lower level features an open plan living room and kitchen, with a fireplace to gather around after a long day on the slopes. Make your way upstairs and you’ll find a billiards area (overlooking the mountains) with a Wet Bar to make your own.
Each of the bedrooms is spacious with eclectic decorations, and outside you’ll find a wrap around porch, lower deck and a BBQ.
Why We Love It: Fun vacation home in the White Mountains with it’s own unique charm.
Berkshire Mountain Retreat with Urban Luxurie
Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)
Location: Lee, Massachusetts
Want to be out in the middle of nowhere but with all the luxuries of home? This spacious rental in the Berkshires gives you a taste of mountain living while being in close proximity to all the best Western Mass has to offer.
The ground floor features a huge farmer’s style kitchen with a seamless integration into the living area. Surrounded by sky high windows, you’ll be extra comfortable curled up on the couch with a good book. Fireplace roaring, revel in wooded sights with zero hiking required.
For even further integration into the natural surroundings, there’s a dining area with windows on all sides to have the experience of eating outdoors even during the chillier months.
Bedrooms are fashionable with luxury decor, and the porch and fire pit are welcome additions. Though there’s lots to love about this home, the stand alone bathtub with a view is my favorite part!
Why We Love It: Luxurious home in the woods with chic decor.
What Past Guests Have Said: “The house was beautiful, spacious and clean. It had everything we needed for a mini family vacation. It was also just a short drive away from a few ski resorts, making it easy for us to spend a day skiing. We had a wonderful time there, and definitely will be back!”
“The home is beautifully stylish and contemporary – really a treat to luxuriate in! Great communication as well. We had a great weekend away!”
Off the Grid Cabin in the Green Mountains
Type: Entire Cabin (1BR, 1B)
Location: West Bolton, Vermont
Head off the grid with this beautiful vacation home in the mountains. Nestled in West Bolton, Vermont, you’ll be treated to alpine views and endless lush forestry during your stay.
This vacation rental in the Green Mountains is beyond picturesque with an authentic log cabin feel. The bedroom is in a loft with a skylight perched overhead to light up the room with sunlight each new day. The living room is equally cozy with a wood stove and a full kitchen just next to it.
Since the cabin is truly off the grid, there’s a clean outhouse to use during your stay, along with an outdoor shower, outdoor kitchen and a firepit.
Why We Love It: Off the grid living on a beautiful Green Mountain property.
What Past Guests Have Said: “We loved staying at this quiet and cozy cabin nestled in the woods. This is a hands down rustic cabin, in the best sense. It was an adventure roughing it in 10 degree winter weather, building a fire and drinking tea after hiking all day nearby. It’s in a great location super close to a bunch of the best hiking spots in Vermont. Would definitely stay again, thanks Laura!”
Type: Entire Cabin (2BR, 2B)
Location: Sevierville, Tennessee
Never run out of fun at this vacation home in the Smoky Mountains. With double decker wrap around decks, you’ll also never run out of space to enjoy the insane views from.
This mountain vacation home has plenty to keep the entire family entertained. We’re talking old school Pac-Man (in a way you’ve never seen before), air hockey, heaps of board games, a hot tub and even a waterfall on the front patio. *Jaw drops*
There are plenty of plush arm chairs and couches to watch movies from and the Master bedroom is so cozy you’ll be running to crawl under the covers. It also has access to the deck so you can crawl out of bed in the morning to enjoy the first light over the mountains.
A captivating stay with lots of add-ons, this vacation rental in the Smokies will make for a super memorable trip.
Why We Love It: Cabin with some of the best views in the Smoky Mountains and lots of fun stored inside.
Type: Entire Cabin (2BR, 2B)
Location: Bushkill, Pennsylvania
The Alder House is a cabin in the Poconos and makes for a quirky mountain vacation home. It’s totally serene and surrounded by heavy woods, giving you the feeling of complete seclusion.
This Pennsylvania vacation rental is owned by an architect and interior designer who have been collecting antiques for many years. They’ve used their treasures to decorate the home in a traditional Pennsylvania Dutch style, with much of the furniture dating back to 19th century Shakers.
During your stay, you’ll be able to enjoy the simplicity of this home with white stucco walls and ceilings, tons of open spaces and a twist of modernity to tie the whole place together.
Aside from the antique-laden space, you’ll certainly enjoy the soaring ceilings, outdoor porch with a BBQ, the firepit and calm ambiance of this vacation home.
Why We Love It: Cabin filled with Shaker antiques and lots of interesting quirks.
Crazy Mountain Container Casa
Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)
Location: Wilsall, Montana
For a unique getaway, this vacation home in the mountains offers panoramic views. It’s made from two shipping containers that have been revamped to the cabin of your dreams, setting it apart from typical mountain homes.
Sitting in Wilsall, Montana, this vacation rental makes a great home base for visiting Yellowstone, Bozeman, or just enjoying the wide open spaces near the Crazy Mountains.
There’s a chic open plan living and dining area with huge windows to soak in the sights. The comfortable bedroom features a walk out deck, and the wooden clad bathroom is the icing on the cake of this stylish stay.
Star gazing is particularly magical from this spot, so when it gets dark, build a campfire, roast some s’mores and turn your eyes to the sky.
Why We Love It: Stylish container home with panoramic views of the Crazy Mountains.
What Past Guests Have Said: “What a great place to escape from the real world. Stellar home, location and hosts! Can’t wait to return.”
“You CANNOT beat this view, it was worth the little bit of extra drive! We have been looking forward to this container home for 8 months. The design is beautiful! Mary was so sweet and helpful! They really took care of us! We will be back!!!”
The Roost – A Tiny Home in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Type: Tiny House (1BR, 1/2B)
Location: Swannanoa, North Carolina
For a budget getaway in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this Airbnb is certainly the best pick. It’s a yurt style cabin that’s on stilts to fully immerse you in the trees. For outdoor lovers, this mountain Airbnb is perfect for unwinding.
The interior is cozy with a bed facing the windows, a small work space and plenty of books to keep you occupied during your stay. There’s also a wood stove for keeping things warm and cooking your meals on top of. If you’d like something more modern, there’s a propane stove to use, too.
The Roost features a lovely back deck and a hammock in the front so you’ll have plenty of space to spread out. Nothing like a fully immersive getaway!
Why We Love It: Tiny home in the trees with a simple setup and cozy interior.
What Past Guests Have Said: “The sweetest spot! We stayed nice and toasty in the Roost thanks to the wood stove and loved the cozy lights. The view out the window of the tree tops was the perfect thing to wake up, too! Snow was an added bonus!”
“The perfect getaway in the mountains. Location is convenient to Asheville and surrounding towns. This was the perfect “bare basics” I was looking for to get away from the city life. I would definitely recommend and would stay again!”
Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)
Location: Fort Davis, Texas
This vacation home in the mountains is one-of-a-kind and offers 360° views of the Davis Mountains. It’s in a prime location between Fort Davis and Marfa, close to all the hiking trails but secluded enough to be well on your own.
The mountain lodge is clean and simple as to not detract from the breathtaking surroundings. There’s a spacious living room around a kiva fireplace and a fully wooden kitchen for all of your cooking needs. The bedrooms boast insane mountain vistas and one even has its own fireplace.
There are plenty of nooks to settle into here like the charming window seat, practical study desk or the spacious patio. You’re sure to love this vacation rental in the mountains, as it offers a comfortable stay with glorious views.
Why We Love It: Stunning Texan mountain lodge with panoramic views and a simple interior.
Type: Entire Cabin (2BR, 1B)
Location: Blue Ridge, Georgia
Sandy’s Mountain Maison is the ideal mountain vacation home in the US because it has everything you could ever dream of for your getaway.
This vacation home in the Blue Ridge Mountains offers sweeping views of the surroundings, large porches to enjoy them from and a warm interior.
The entire house is cabin in the forest style with a total wooden construction from the ceiling, down to the floors and everything in between. The living room boasts a roaring fireplace for chilly winter nights and the kitchen is fully equipped with all you’ll need for cooking during your stay.
The main highlight of this vacation rental in the mountains is the expansive wrap around deck with a porch swing, BBQ, and a hot tub.
Why We Love It: Classic cabin in the woods with a hot tub and porch swing overlooking the mountains.
Type: Entire Cabin (5BR, 4B)
Location: Provo, Utah
I’m a huge fan of the houses around Sundance because they offer such a unique outdoor experience. The homes around the resort are dubbed “Mountain Homes”, making them the ideal escape up in the trees.
This Treetop Chalet lives up to the name mountain home as the house faces simply majestic peaks. Snow-covered or dry in spring, these mountains offer the most unforgettable backdrop to your Utah escape.
This expansive home boasts five bedrooms and four bathrooms, big enough for a party of ten. It’s the perfect place to get together as the massive living room is the ideal hangout space, the dining room is set for a banquet and the bedrooms are large enough to offer much needed respite from the group.
Rather than a rustic feel, this luxury cabin has a completely modern vibe with interesting furniture and fixtures, unique quirks and fun objects everywhere you look.
Step outside and you’ll be greeted with the gigantic backyard, full of twinkly lights and complete with a fire pit and hot tub. This is the most dreamy vacation home in the mountains whether you plan on hitting the Sundance slopes or not!
Why We Love It: Luxury cabin with huge backyard facing the mountains in Sundance.
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Away From it All in the Smokies
Type: Entire Cabin (2BR, 2B)
Location: Tallassee, Tennessee
If you’re looking for a vacation home in the Great Smoky Mountains, you’d be hard pressed to find a stay as sweet as this cabin.
With a totally wooden interior, fully stocked kitchen and extra lofted bedroom, this mountain vacation home has it all to give you a true nature getaway. Though it may be simple, it’s a great place to work remotely as there’s fast WiFi and plenty of peace and quiet.
The biggest draw to this vacation rental in the mountains is the large deck to enjoy dazzling views from… Even better when they’re enjoyed from the hot tub!
Why We Love It: Cozy cabin in the Smokies with fast WiFi and a hot tub.
What Past Guests Have Said: “This cabin is much more than you can imagine. The location and views are simply perfect. Everything else is beyond amazing.”
“Great cabin. Amazing views. And the hosts are the best. 100% recommended We’ll be back for sure”
“Jeanne is amazing, we were lucky enough to find the cabin from a last minute cancelation. Jeanne was very quick to respond and answer any questions we had even while she was away on a family matter. The cabin is amazing and the kids loved it and the view, we will be coming back!”
Luxe Penthouse with Mountain Views & Private Hot Tub
Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)
Location: Jackson, Wyoming
Hoping for a mountain trip but aren’t the wood cabin type? This penthouse in the middle of Jackson allows you to enjoy the mountainous views in the comfort of pure luxury. This is an ideal spot for two couples as it’s a two bedroom apartment, and is in close proximity to the best skiing in Jackson Hole.
This Airbnb in the mountains is complete with fine furniture and classy art pieces. There are plenty of interesting objects around the penthouse that make it feel like it was curated just for your enjoyment.
Cozy up in front of the fireplace after a long day skiing or have a soak in the master bathroom tub. But if you’re looking for the best place to unwind and enjoy the mountain views from, hit the private hot tub on your penthouse deck.
Why We Love It: Luxury penthouse in prime Jackson location with private hot tub on the deck.
What Past Guests Have Said: “This is a great location, walking distance to food, bars, skiing, and shopping! The white Buffalo offers workout amenities, which was an awesome perk! There is an indoor parking spot, but we found ourselves blocked in a couple of times, which was frustrating.”
“Great location and wonderful place to stay. I would go back.”
“Such a nice place for a get away! Love the hot tub on the balcony! Great space!”
Teagues’s Cabin on the River
Type: Entire Cabin (1BR, 1B)
Location: Gold Bar, Washington
Enjoy mountain and river views from this vacation home in Gold Bar, Washington. Nestled just under the Cascades and boasting stellar sights in every direction, this is the most romantic spot to enjoy all that this area of Washington has to offer.
In the winter, spend your days snowshoeing or skiing, and in the warmer months, enjoy kayaking and hiking. No matter how you choose to spend your time, this cabin is an outdoor lover’s dream.
The total wooden interior of this stay creates a genuine mountain ambiance and you’ll quickly find yourself falling in love with life in the forest. Cozy up around the woodstove in the living room or cook up a feast in the open plan kitchen.
A stay here includes private river access, so be sure to take a gander down to the water to enjoy the mountain views from a different perspective.
Why We Love It: Cabin with private river access and glorious views of the Cascade Mountains.
What Past Guests Have Said: “My partner and I had a great stay in this beautiful getaway on the river. The place was tidy and warm, with plenty of quality kitchen items for cooking. Just listening to the water rush by was a special pleasure. Booking, access, and check-out were a breeze. And extra points earned for great local hiking tips!”
“This cabin was everything we wanted! Cute, cozy, with beautiful scenery! And I was very surprised at how many kitchen amenities it had, I brought my own and didn’t even need to use them! Perfect stay! Aimee was fantastic!”
2 Bdrm Private Guest Cabin with Mountain Views
Type: Entire Cabin (2BR, 1B)
Location: Victor, Idaho
This dreamy, Insta-worthy cabin is a vacation home in the mountains you just can’t miss. With wide open windows and sprawling mountain views, this charming stay is sure to wow year round.
The biggest highlight of this cabin is the jacuzzi tub situated right in front of a window giving you the feeling of bathing among the trees.
The place also comes with two bedrooms with floor to ceiling windows for plenty of natural light and soaking the views, of course. There’s a small outdoor patio to enjoy your morning coffee and a little kitchenette for the basics.
Not to mention the robes and slippers provided; This place is practically a spa!
Why We Love It: Sweet guest cabin with a spa-like feel and jacuzzi tub in front of the view.
What Past Guests Have Said: “The breathtaking views from the cabin are beautiful and an excellent choice for a private get away. The location is not to far away from Jackson Wyoming and the Teton National forest.”
“The cabin is amazing- beautiful views, super clean, thoughtful amenities, and great location. We loved the overnight oats and French press coffee which was left for us. Great books and games- the setting is beautiful! Waking up to that scenery was amazing. Great hosts and super communicative!”
Shooting Star Cabin
Type: Entire Home (4BR, 3.5B)
Location: Teton Village, Wyoming
If you’re looking for a vacation home in the mountains with some serious style, this Teton stay is among the most magnificent available. With soaring ceilings and mountain views in just about every direction, you’ll be seeping in luxury at this stay.
We’re talking four poster beds, a fireplace in the Master, glass encased showers, and even a bunk room for the little ones.
The kitchen features state of the art appliances with a dining table large enough for all of your family and friends, and the living room gives you the feeling of being outside with the floor to ceiling windows.
When you feel like soaking in the fresh mountain air, make use of the plentiful outdoor seating or kick back in the hot tub… There’s nothing like it!
Why We Love It: Luxury cabin near Jackson Hole with floor to ceiling windows and an outdoor hot tub.
What Past Guests Have Said: “The house is beautiful and Anna is a great help! She helped us find a chef so that we could have a nice dinner in one night – highly suggest! The house is fully stocked and close to ski resorts! Great views out each window! We did not want to leave.”
“Anna’s property was amazing. She was a fantastic host and a great communicator. Cant enough about the property though, perfect location and felt so homey. I will definitely stay again in the future.”
Minimalist Modern Cabin
Type: Entire Cabin (1BR, 1B)
Location: Morongo Valley, California
Escape the craziness of California with this vacation home in the mountains. Sitting snugly in Morongo Valley, you’ll be treated to hilly views in every direction.
The cabin definitely lives up to expectations with its minimalist but modern flair. It’s essentially a wooden structure with polycarbonate windows on all sides so that you can enjoy the views before you fall asleep at night and when you wake up in the morning.
Though it’s simple, the decor is chic with a plush bed, plenty of extra pillows and a full deck to enjoy. When you’re lounging outside, be sure to start up the fire pit and roast some s’mores!
Steps from the cabin, you’ll also find a full bathroom and kitchen for all of your cooking and cleaning needs.
Why We Love It: Simple off the grid cabin with remarkable views and a firepit.
What Past Guests Have Said: “This home is a very cool experience but be prepared to be fully “off the map”. The location was great and offered great scenery.”
“This cabin is what dreams are made of! The views, the stars, the mountains, the sunrise and sunset, the magic of the desert. You get it all here and will never want to leave. Dani was so wonderful and such a fantastic communicator. Everything was beyond our wildest expectations. Don’t pass up on an opportunity to experience this dreamy place!”
Stunning Yurt Property
Type: Yurt (1BR, 1B)
Location: Creede, Colorado
Looking for a unique vacation home in the mountains? This yurt will definitely do the trick. Sitting under the stars of Creede, Colorado, this serene stay is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before.
This yurt is kind of like Mary Poppins’ carpet bag… The outside doesn’t look like much, but the interior of this yurt is magical, cozy and super spacious. It has three beds and can accommodate up to four guests in the large indoor setting.
There’s a wood stove to keep you warm in the winter months, as well as a fully functional kitchen for cooking meals. But the best part of this yurt is the circular skylight that allows you to stargaze from bed.
There’s a front and back deck at the yurt with a BBQ and seating. Just be sure to check out the view! It’s the mesmerizing kind that you’ll never forget.
Why We Love It: Incredible mountain views from this cozy Colorado yurt.
What Past Guests Have Said: “Folks!! Do not hesitate to book this beautiful Yurt. I would only recommend this type of experience for those who love the outdoors, camping, etc… This is an off grid yurt with all the basic essentials. It is absolutely perfect! We didn’t see a single person the entire time we were there. The views are sensational. We will be back!!”
“This is truly a magical place to visit. If you are looking for total seclusion, this is it. A perfect getaway from everything.”
Type: Entire Condo (1BR, 1B)
Location: Breckenridge, Colorado
If you’re seeking a high end vacation home in the mountains, this Breckenridge stay will definitely please. With mountainous views from all of the windows, you’ll be simply charmed at this luxurious penthouse.
This condo has a studio setup with a large bed, plush couch and full kitchen with bar seating. The state of the art bathroom has been segmented so that multiple people can use it at one time, and you’ll find a ski storage spot just outside the unit.
A stay here also grants you access to the luxury building amenities like the indoor/outdoor swimming pool, four hot tubs, sauna, steam room, and gym. And did I mention that you’re a thirty second walk from the Quicksilver Ski Lift?
Why We Love It: Perfect condo for skiers or anyone looking for a peaceful mountain getaway.
Architect Designed Upstate Catskills Dream
Type: Entire Home (3BR, 3B)
Location: Phoenicia, New York
Who knew you could find a mountain vacation home in New York? Well, there are plenty of hilly views to enjoy up in the Catskills with lots of hiking, biking and walking trails.
This is the perfect vacation home for anyone looking for a mountain stay without sacrificing the luxuries of urban life. The entire place has been designed to the nines by a world class architect, featuring an interesting configuration, lots of angles and plenty of windows.
You’ll find the decorations here eclectic but pleasing for everyone, with lots of books for leafing through and cozy corners to curl up in.
There are plenty of outdoor spaces to enjoy at this vacation rental in the Catskills, like the sprawling deck with outdoor furniture and the hammock in the yard.
Why We Love It: Architectural masterpiece tucked into the Catskills with fun decorations and plenty to do.
What Past Guests Have Said: “Stylish, soothing, sublime – a gorgeous house. Communication with Cole was super easy.”
“Excellent stay! The space has been done beautifully and I would recommend staying here. One note, be aware that there are no blinds in the house.”
“Can’t say enough about this place. The host truly thought of everything. We had an incredible time and will definitely be back.”
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