5 Kid-Friendly Vacation Cabins

Parents who are determined to keep the adventures coming are constantly looking for new ways to create unforgettable family memories with their kids. Whether you have little ones running around your ankles or teenagers hanging out, it can sometimes be challenging to find family-friendly vacation options. Laurel Fork Rustic Retreat offers a wide variety of kid-friendly activities, like hiking, arcade games, billiards, and even playing in your very own tree house!

Though all of Laurel Fork Rustic Retreat's cabins are family-friendly, we have put together our customer’s top 5 favorites!


1) A Family That Hikes Together...

Misty Morning

Be sure and bring your hiking boots! Misty Morning has its very own private trail that starts behind the cabin and takes you down below a cliff leading you to Misty Cave and Misty Creek. Once at the cave you can enjoy a warm campfire while roasting marshmallows with your family or even play in the small creek at the entrance to the cave. Back at the cabin you will find tons of fun activities for the kids to enjoy.

  • Air Hockey
  • Private Hiking Trail
  • Smart Flat Screen TV
  • Board Games
  • Movies
  • Hot Tub
  • WiFi
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Outdoor Fire Pit
  • Family Pets are Welcome

2) Got Teens?

Second Nest

This cabin is perfect for parents of teens! Second Nest has a master suit on the main level and upstairs you will find two bedrooms with their very own bathrooms. This means no fighting over the bathroom when getting ready for your day's adventure in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area! (And yes, there's WiFi!)

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Fire Pit
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Foosball Table
  • Board Games 
  • Movies
  • WiFi
  • Family Pets are Welcome

3) Best of Both Worlds

Shady Haven

Small families love Shady Haven for its cozy feel, rustic style, and accessibility to the Big South Fork. With high-speed internet access, nearby hiking and canoeing, and pet-friendly option, you can get the family out of town and still stay on top of things at home. Shady Haven is truly the best of both worlds. Come relax in the wilderness!

  • High-Speed WiFi
  • Covered Wrap Around Porch
  • Hiking
  • Nearby River Access
  • Private Pond
  • Cozy Gas Fireplace
  • Family Pets are Welcome

4) A Treehouse, What?!

Pointe View Lodge

If you have a large family or are looking for an awesome place to host your next family reunion, then Pointe View Lodge is just for you! The privacy at Pointe View Lodge is like no other. While not a true "log" cabin, this beautiful brick home provides a unique opportunity for large families and groups to enjoy the great outdoors. Guests to the lodge enjoy the well-known Black House Mountain ATV Trails, providing riders the ability to ride directly to the trails from the lodge! Once outside, you will find a huge yard with breathtaking views and a tree house for the kids.

  • Pool Table
  • Foosball Table
  • Tree House
  • Outdoor Fire Pit
  • Breathtaking Views

5) Parents Just Want To Have Fun Too!

Hemlock Bluff

Families who stay at Hemlock Bluff love the spacious wrap around decks and the outside wood burning fire place. This cabin even provides an air mattress for deck camping and night sky viewing! Downstairs you will find a huge basement fun room for both the parents and the kids.

  • Foosball Table
  • Ping Pong Table
  • High chair
  • Portable Crib
  • Movies
  • Books
  • Hot Tub
  • WiFi
  • Family Pets are Welcome