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10 Rustic Vacation Rentals

Get out of the city and into one of these cozy country hideouts.

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Hankering for your next country weekend away from it all? I’ve scoured the rental listings for ten perfectly pastoral properties across the state—from log cabins to yurts—to consider booking for your next back-to-nature getaway.

Alpine (12 miles south of town) // Desert Mountain Ranch Retreat

rustic texas vacation rental alpine Desert Mountain Ranch RetreatAirbnb | VRBO
$285–$335 (3-night minimum) | sleeps 6 | half-mile from the highway | mountain views | Wi-Fi | hammocks | wraparound porch | sweet well water | critter sightings

 

Aubrey (9 miles east of Denton) // The Cottage at BonTerra Farm

rustic texas vacation rentals denton The Cottage at BonTerra Farm Airbnb | HomeAway
$175 (2-night minimum) | sleeps 4 | 30-acre horse farm | homemade cinnamon rolls | farm-fresh eggs (on request) | screened-in porch | charcoal grill | mid-1800’s pottery kiln

 

Canyon // Doves Rest Cabins

rustic texas vacation rentals palo duro canyon Doves Rest Cabinsbook direct | HomeAway
4 cabins from $245–$385 (2-night minimum) | overlooking Palo Duro Canyon | wood-burning fireplaces | hot tubs | complimentary champagne & sparkling cider | Keurig coffee makers | critter sightings | star-gazing

 

Cisco (45 miles east of Abilene) // The Log Cabin Guest Haus

rustic texas vacation rentals cisco The Log Cabin Guest Hausbook direct | Airbnb
$149 | sleeps 6 | 1840’s two-story cabin | period antiques | claw-foot tub | full breakfast | within walking distance of downtown

 

College Station // Silver Oak Lakeside Cabin

rustic texas vacation rentals college station silver oak lakeside cabin$139 (2-night minimum)| sleeps 6 | overlooks private bass lake | covered pavilion with big-screen TV | shuffleboard | fishing | horseback riding (call ahead) | hot tub | Wi-Fi

 

Driftwood // Zen Cabin in the Woods

rustic texas vacation rentals driftwood zen cabin in the woods$105 (2-night minimum) | sleeps 2 | on 3 quiet acres | hammock | hiking trails | outdoor shower | screen porch | French press

 

Elgin // Green Acres

rustic texas vacation rentals elgin green acresAirbnb: yurt 1 & yurt 2
$195 (2-night minimum) | 2 yurts | communal bathhouse |  fire pit | barn kitchen | hammocks | trail | cute critters (alpacas! donkeys!) | eco-friendly amenities

 

Hempstead // Secluded Cabins

rustic texas vacation rentals hempstead secluded cabinsAirbnb: West Cabin & East Cabin
$93 | sleeps 2 | on a 24-acre non-profit teaching farm | studio | outdoor shower | private-chef dinners (call ahead) | onsite gardens | trails

 

McKinney // Cozy Country Guest Home

rustic texas vacation rentals mckinney cozy country guest home$125 | sleeps 2 | on a 30-acre equine sanctuary | claw-foot tub | outdoor fire pit | creekside trail | horses grazing nearby

 

Terlingua // Casa Piedras

rustic texas vacation rentals terlingua casa piedrasAirbnb | VRBO
$170–$179 | sleeps 2 | walking distance to Terlingua Ghost Town | view of the Chisos Mountains | indoor rain shower | outdoor shower | fire pit | private patio | Wi-Fi

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