The Best Cabin Rentals in New Jersey

Posted on: June 29th, 2020 by

Sometimes all we need is a little rest and relaxation and right now seems like a good time for it! If you are like us after weeks of staying at home, you are ready to get away somewhere… but you want to do it safely. Be like us and look into cabin rentals in New Jersey.

Renting a cabin in New Jersey gives you the best of a family getaway. You can get away from it all without having to go to far. You can find outdoor fun on the lake, on hiking trails, or around a campfire or indoor fun playing games or catching up on some good reading.

cabin rentals on the lake in New Jersey

We researched and found some fun beautiful cabins for rent around New Jersey. You can get to each one and back on less than a tank of gas. We found you cabins near the lake, cabins for small families, and cabins for larger families. While this is not an exhaustive list it can at least get you started on your way to some family fun.

Check out our suggestions for cabin rentals in NJ and let us know where you decide to go.

New Jersey cabin rentals in the woods

Campgrounds with Cabin Rentals in NJ

For the first part of our list of New Jersey cabin rentals we are featuring campgrounds in NJ with cabin rentals.

Adventure Bound Camping Resorts Tall Pine

Located in Elmer, New Jersey

Situated on 113 beautiful woodland acres in rural southwestern New Jersey, Tall Pines is a family-oriented resort that offers all the fun and adventure of the outdoors without sacrificing the most important comforts of home. Tall Pines offers a variety of cabin rentals in NJ including Rustic Cabins (no kitchen/bathrooms but located near the bathhouses), Large Efficiency Cabins (kitchen/bathroom included), Lodge Cabins (sleeps 8 and has a kitchen and bathroom), and the Deluxe Cabins (sleeps 6 and has kitchen and bathroom included).

Adventure Bound Camping Resorts Tall Pine also has a splash park and swimming pool for even more family fun.

Quick highlights about Adventure Bound Camping Resorts Tall Pine cabin rentals in Elmer, NJ.

  • Cabins sleep up to 8
  • Some cabins have bathrooms
  • Some cabins do have kitchens

Avalon Campground

Located in Clermont, New Jersey

This campground features one and two bedroom cabins (sleeping 4-6
people) that are set on spacious shady campsites with water, electric, and cable hook-ups. All cabins have air conditioning and refrigerators. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table, charcoal grill, and a fire ring for campfires. You will need to bring linens and cooking/eating supplies. Cabins do not have a bathroom or kitchen inside, but are conveniently located near the bathhouse. Amenities include two pools, bocce ball, miniature golf, and a playground.

Quick highlights about Avalon Campground cabin rentals in Clermont, NJ.

  • Cabins sleep up to 6
  • Cabins do not have bathrooms
  • Cabins do not have kitchens

Baker’s Acres Campground

Located in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

The Baker’s Acres Campground in Little Egg Harbor offers a multitude of ways for families to have fun. With a playground, swimming pool, sandbox, arcade, ball field, horseshoes, and volleyball your kids will never be bored.

Baker’s Acres offers basic and deluxe cabins and cottages. Each cabin is somewhat unique, although all three have common features. There is no indoor plumbing in our cabins, but the bathhouse is nearby. Cabins can sleep up to 6 people.

Read about our experience at Baker’s Acres Campground cabins to see more pictures and video.

Quick highlights about Baker’s Acres cabin rentals in Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ.

  • Cabins sleep up to 6
  • Cabins do not have bathrooms
  • Cabins do not have kitchens
The Baker's Acres Campground bunk bed offers 3 beds.
The Baker’s Acres Campground bunk bed offers 3 beds.

Camp Taylor Campground

Located in Columbia, New Jersey

Located in the beautiful mountains of Northwest New Jersey, Camp Taylor is adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Appalachian Trail. Rent a Rustic Cabin here and you’ll find a double bed, bunk beds, a small refrigerator, and a microwave. The bathrooms are just a short walk to the main building and are open 24 hours a day. The Deluxe Cabins have a master bedroom, bunk beds, kitchen, bathroom, and living room. The campground has a swimming pond, game room, and play field to keep everyone busy.

Quick highlights about Camp Taylor cabin rentals in Columbia, NJ.

  • Cabins sleep up to 6
  • Some cabins do have bathrooms
  • Some cabins do have kitchens

Kymer’s Camping Resort

Located in Branchville, New Jersey

Their 200 scenic acres in the Kittatinny Mountains offers something for the whole family including hiking the Appalachian Trail, kayaking on the lake, or swimming in the Olympic size pool. Enjoy the comforts of home in one of their 3 styles of cabins. You can choose from the charming 4-person RUSTIC style cabin, a DELUXE 6-person cabin that features a half bath or a NEW PREMIUM 6-person cabin that features a full bathroom & shower. ALL cabins have basic modern amenities, such as electricity, a TV & refrigerator.

Quick highlights about Kymer’s Camping Resort# cabin rentals in Branchville, NJ.

  • Cabins sleep up to 6
  • Some cabins have bathrooms
  • Cabins do not have kitchens

Pleasant Valley Family Campground

Located in Estell Manor, New Jersey

Located in the heart of New Jersey Pinelands, their beautiful “Cozy Cottages” comfortably sleep a family of four, and feature a fully equipped kitchen, double sink, small refrigerator, toaster oven, and coffee pot. Each unit also includes a full bath with shower, private bedroom, screened front porch, air conditioning, ceiling fan, and TV. Outside are a charcoal barbecue grill, camp fire ring, and picnic table. You only need to bring linens for two double beds, towels, food, and your family. Amenities include: video arcade, camp store, swimming pool and spa, shuffleboard, and horseshoe pits.

Quick highlights about Pleasant Valley Family Campground cabin rentals in Estell Manor, NJ.

  • Cabins sleep up to 4
  • Cabins have bathrooms
  • Cabins have kitchens

Ponderosa Campground

Located in Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Located in the Southern Shore Region, Ponderosa Campground has a swimming pool, Little Hooves Farm, many recreational activities including a pirate ship area, basketball courts, and corn hole games. They offer cabins with and without bathrooms and can accommodate up to 6 people. Both include a microwave, small refrigerator, air conditioning, and a covered porch. 

Quick highlights about Ponderosa Campground cabin rentals in Cape May Court House, NJ.

  • Cabins sleep up to 6
  • Cabins have bathrooms
  • Cabins do not have kitchens

Sea Pirate Campground

Located in West Creek, New Jersey

The Sea Pirate Campground in West Creek offers fun, kid-friendly amenities such as playgrounds, canoeing, kayaking, sports fields, swimming pool, family activities and more. At this campground you will find tent camping sites as well as cabin rentals that can sleep up to 6 people. Cabins with bathrooms and kitchens are available.

Read about our experience at Sea Pirate Campground cabins to see more pictures and video.

Quick highlights about Sea Pirate cabin rentals in West Creek, NJ.

  • Cabins sleep up to 6
  • Some cabins have bathrooms
  • Some cabins have kitchens
Sea Pirate Campground cabin rental in Tuckerton New Jersey

Shellbay Family Camping Resort

Located in Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Shellbay is located in the Southern Shore Region and is open from May 15th – September 30th. Cabins are located near the pool and restrooms and have electric, air conditioning, picnic tables, and a charcoal grill (no cooking inside the cabin) but you will need to supply your own linens and cooking equipment. The cabins sleep 4 people and may be rented for a 3-day minimum. No pets are allowed. Amenities include a swimming pool with lounge chairs, close access to the beach and boardwalk, and a game room.

Quick highlights about Shellbay Family Camping Resort cabin rentals in Cape May Court House, NJ.

  • Cabins sleep up to 4
  • Cabins do not have bathrooms
  • Cabins do not have kitchens

Timberland Lake Camping Resort

Located in New Gretna, New Jersey

Timberline offers peaceful and quiet camping in the heart of the Pinelands. Located between Long Beach Island and Atlantic City, they offer nature and hiking trails, swimming lake and pool, sports courts, and kayaking or canoeing. Camp in one of their rustic cabins that sleep 4-6 people and include ac, small refrigerator, and cable TV. No bathrooms/showers inside the cabins.

Quick highlights about Timberland Lake Camping Resort cabin rentals in New Gretna, NJ.

  • Cabins sleep up to 6
  • Cabins do not have bathrooms
  • Cabins do not have kitchens
family walking in front of cabin

Triple Brook RV & Camping Resort

Located in Blairstown, New Jersey

This campground is located near The Delaware Water Gap in the Skylands region of New Jersey and features a variety of cabins to rent including the Cozy Cabins (no bathroom), Deluxe Cabins, Premium Cabins, and Luxury Cabins. All cabins come equipped with campus refrigerators, mattresses, tables with chairs, picnic table, fire ring, and drinkable water on site. You will need to bring supplies but if you forget something the Country Store is well stocked. Amenities include a pool, playground, and mini golf.

Quick highlights about Triple Brook RV & Camping Resort cabin rentals in Blairstown, NJ.

  • Cabins sleep up to 6
  • Some cabins have bathrooms
  • Some cabins do have kitchens

Wading Pines Camping Resort

Located in Chatsworth, New Jersey

Cabins at Wading Pines are equipped with AC, beds, ceilings fans, TV with cable hookup, picnic table, outdoor charcoal grill, fire ring, and an outside water spigot. You will need to bring linens or sleeping bags. Amenities include a salt water swimming pool, fishing, horseshoes, volleyball, and weekend train rides through the park.

Quick highlights about Wading Pines Camping Resort cabin rentals in Chatsworth, NJ.

  • Cabins sleep up to 5
  • Cabins do not have bathrooms
  • Cabins do not have kitchens
Large cabin rentals with fireplaces in New Jersey

16 Airbnb Cabin Rentals in New Jersey

When searching Airbnb for cabins you can rent in New Jersey, there were lots of beautiful options. Unfortunately, there were quite a few that did not have much availability for this summer. Below we focused on the airbnb cabin rentals in New Jersey that still had availability for this summer. As an Airbnb Associate, I may earn a fee when you book from these links.

4 NJ Cabin Rentals for Small Families

The following airbnb cabin rentals in NJ can accommodate 4 guests. To view the complete list of airbnb cabin rentals for small families of 4 visit here.

Luxury Park Model Cottages in Toms River

A luxury cabin in the Toms River area for shady relaxation, and 10 minutes from Seaside Heights.

  • 4 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath

ECHO Cabin – Lakefront peaceful modern house in Wantage, New Jersey

From the owner, “ECHO cabin is quiet waterfront property with your private access to the lake, amazing views, wood burning fireplace, outdoor grill and fire pit.”

  • 4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1.5 baths

Lake Hopatcong Getaway Cabin in Jefferson, New Jersey

From the owner, “This little house offers a lot for visitors to the area: bedrooms with twin and double beds + a bonus Queen sized Murphy Bed in the living room, open living room and kitchen area, kitchen with basic cooking amenities, patio with grill and front porch deck, yard area with firepit, walking distance to boat rentals, near trails and restaurants, and within 15 mile drive: Perona Farms, Waterloo Village, Crossed Keys Estate.”

  • 4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 1 bath
  • No availability in July, very limited availability in August.

Lake Hopatcong Two Bedroom Cabin in Jefferson, New Jersey

From the owner, “This little house offers a lot for visitors to the area: near Route 15 and minutes to US 80, two comfortable queen sized Murphy Beds, open living room with wall-mounted TV, kitchen with basic cooking amenities, rear patio with grill and fire pit, walking distance to boat rentals, near trails and restaurants, Murphy Beds and the wall-mounted desks convert bedroom to an office within 15 mile drive: Perona Farms, Waterloo Village, Crossed Keys Estate.

  • 4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath
  • Very limited availability in July and August
spacious cabin rentals

12 Airbnb NJ Cabin Rentals for Larger Families

The following airbnb cabin rentals in NJ can accommodate 6-11 guests. To view the complete list of airbnb cabin rentals for large families visit here.

Secluded Cabin w/ Boats in Great Meadows, New Jersey

From the owner, “Leave the city behind for the mountains of Great Meadows! You’ll know you made the right choice when you arrive at this immaculate 2-bed, 2.5-bath cabin. Go ahead – make yourself at home as you build a fire in the towering stone fireplace or paddle across the vacation rental’s private pond. Ready for adventure? Jenny Jump State Forest is less than 6 miles away, while Shawnee Mountain Ski Area isn’t much farther. “

  • 8 guests · 2 bedrooms · 5 beds · 3 baths
    • Master Bedroom: King Bed
    • Bedroom 2: King Bed, Twin Bunk Bed
    • Game Room: Queen Sleeper Sofa

Cozy Lake House Near Mountain Creek & Warwick, NY

From the owner, “When you arrive at Chez Lake House you will be swept away by the beauty that surrounds you, directly across the street from a private lake, with all the amenities, fully stocked kitchen, 2 themed bedrooms, ‘Ski Room and Canoe Room’. Fire pit outside if you want to relax under the stars. Stone shower, this cabin boast special touches throughout while giving you all the luxury you could want. “

  • 5 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath

The Tiffany Blue Cottage at Lake Hopatcong in Mount Arlington, New Jersey

From the owner, “This is our cute cozy cottage at Lake Hopatcong. It’s our getaway vacation house from New York City. We love the lake view through our vintage window as well as from our big deck. This place is quite simple and newly renovated for our guests. We do not have WiFi or TV on-site so we would have more time to talk to each other, enjoy the fresh air and the nature view.”

  • 5 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 1 bath

Jersey Shore- Cabin on an Estuary in Brick, New Jersey

From the owner, “A Rare Find at the Shore ….A log cabin located on an estuary (please remember a real rustic Lincoln made cabin and not a beach house). Just far enough away from it all but quite close to everything. While being a log cabin it is very open, lots of light especially in the living room with a shore like feel. We have French doors that lead out to distant views of Barnaget Bay and plenty of bird watching. It’s a very relaxing and peaceful place and we love it.”

  • 5 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 beds · 1.5 baths
  • Very limited availability

Shore Log Cabin in Oceanview, New Jersey

From the owner, “Welcome to our gated community. Along with the space we have provided you with, there are many activities to do while staying in Ocean View, NJ. The neighborhood comes with its own luxury pool, playground, basketball court, volleyball facility, pickle ball and tennis courts, an arcade room and an outdoor cabana that hosts many events, a calendar will be provided.”

  • 5 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
  • Very limited availability in July and August

River’s Edge Cabin I in Hamilton Township, New Jersey

From the owner, “Welcome to the great outdoors. This quaint and secluded cabin rental in the New Jersey Pinelands has a cathedral ceiling and a placid overlook of the Great Egg Harbor River. Head outside to use the charcoal grill, sit on the decks or roast marshmallows over the campfire (firewood provided). This cabin is centrally located to hiking trails, biking trails, kayaking & tubing, historic landmarks, hunting lands, casinos, shopping, etc.”

  • 8 guests · 1 bedroom · 4 beds · 1 bath

River’s Edge Cabin III in Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Similar to the NJ cabin rental above and with the same owner. Welcome to the great outdoors. This quaint cabin in the New Jersey Pinelands has a placid overlook of the Great Egg Harbor River. Head outside to use the charcoal grill, sit on the deck or roast marshmallows over the campfire (firewood provided). This cabin is centrally located to hiking trails, biking trails, kayaking & tubing, historic landmarks, hunting lands, casinos, shopping, etc

  • 6 guests · 1 bedroom · 3 beds · 1 bath

Private Serenity- The historic waterfall cabin in Vernon Valley, New Jersey

From the owner, “Nothing is better than waking up to the sound of the running stream with the birds singing! This house is located on a beautiful field of land with your own private hiking trails and 2 beautiful streams of water with a few smaller waterfalls all around.”

  • 5 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath

Lake View City Escape in West Milford, New Jersey

From the owner, “Our charming lake view cabin is located in the heart of Greenwood Lake! Situated on a beautifully tiered wooded lot with lake views from almost every room, the cabin will be your very own relaxing oasis in the mountains! You’re just a hop and skip away from the excitement of Greenwood lake. Our cabin is great for families!”

  • 6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 beds · 1 bath
  • Very limited availability

6 Bedroom Cabin with Amazing Views in Gillette, New Jersey

From the owner, “6 Bedroom Cabin with views of an apple/peach orchard and Wilderness Preserve. Located on a ridge in a classic American neighborhood – perfect distance for day trips to NYC, beach, hikes or snow resorts. Our gourmet kitchen has a large island that seats 5, cozy chair for two by a warm fireplace. Our Farmhouse table seats 10. We have a high chair and a porta-crib. Tons of games indoor and outdoor. Great for families. Train station, Starbucks & restaurants 5 minutes away. Adorable towns 10 minutes drive!”

  • 11 guests · 6 bedrooms · 8 beds · 2.5 baths
  • Very limited availability

RiverHouse at The Delaware Water Gap in Columbia, New Jersey

From the owner, “Four season getaway on the Delaware river! Hike, Bike, Paddle, Ski from our 19th century cottage. Restored from a former one room schoolhouse it boasts charm and convenience. Sleeps 4 in a queen bed plus twin mattresses. Steps away from a footbridge crossing the Delaware river. Washer/dryer. Fireplace. Complimentary beverages.”

  • 5 guests · 1 bedroom · 5 beds · 1 bath

Luxe 10 guest Cabin/Skiing/Pools/Tennis/Gym/Hiking in Vernon Township, New Jersey

From the owner, “Have a group of 10 wanting to escape from it all? This stylish two floor cabin will give everyone a chance to relax, socialize and take part in all kinds of activities such as tennis, basketball and skiing.

This stylish cabin provides space and comfort with views of the stunning scenery. The area offers skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, tennis, basketball, family-friendly activities, pool, hot tub, hiking, wildlife viewing, horseback riding, lakes, the Appalachian trail and much more!”

  • 10 guests · 3 bedrooms · 6 beds · 2 baths

NJ State Parks with Cabin Rentals at their Campgrounds

As of now New Jersey State Parks and State Forests cabin rentals are not permitted, but when they do open up there are many to choose from including:

Interested in more places to camp in New Jersey?

Read our listing of New Jersey campgrounds for the Best Campgrounds in New Jersey For Kids.

Our Blue Cabin at Bakers Acres Campground in South Jersey

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Jennifer Auer is the hyperlocal mom blogger who runs Jersey Family Fun. From New Jersey, this mom of 3 boys just can’t sit still! Her husband likes to say she’s a work-at-home mom who never stays home. Jennifer started traveling as a child and hasn’t stopped since. Instead of letting her husband and boys slow her down, she brings them along! As her boys transition from tweens to teens there’s still so many places she wants to discover with them both across the U.S. and internationally. She has been a Jersey Girl for 35+ years, and a Jersey Mom for 15+ years and a New Jersey mom blogger for 10 years, although she'd much rather be referred to as an influencer or just by name. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

2 thoughts on “The Best Cabin Rentals in New Jersey

  1. Chris Lanterman says:

    We usually stay in a cabin in bellplain st park the first weekend in December. Unfortunately they’re closed. Having a hard time finding an available cabin in south jersey for that time. Wondering if you could help out.

    • December is going to be tough. Most of the campgrounds have cabin rentals until November 15. I would recommend looking into the airbnb rentals as they are more likely to be yearround. We also have an article on RV rentals that might prove helpful. Let me know if you need that link. – Jenn

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