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Browse our home tour galleries to find inspiration for your own log cabin. From mountain homes and lakeside getaways to cozy cabins and luxurious vacation homes, this is where you can find construction stories and photos of stunning log cabins.


 

Cabin Niches and Nooks

Make the most of your cabins niches and nooks and cozy spaces.
By Dale Mulfinger

“Cabin” and “cozy” are two words so commonly intertwined that they frequently appear together, as in, “a cozy lakeside cabin.” Yet even […]

The “Keffer Kabin” – A Family Cabin

Each spring, the fun returns to this three-season getaway.
Story & Photos by Karl & Debbie Keffer

Our cabin on Grindstone Lake in northeastern Minnesota has been enjoyed by five generations of the Keffer family. It is […]

A Creekside Cottage for the Ages

The descendant of the original owner buys it back, then builds a beautiful namesake.
Story by Regina Cole
Photos by Todd Bush Photography
Courtesy John Altobello Architecture

Cabin Stats Built: 2013 / Location: Western North Carolina / Square feet: […]

Bonus Photos – Cozy Meets Rustic

Photos by Roger Wade, courtesy Hearthstone Homes; styling by Debra Grahl

RESOURCE: Hearthstone Homes, hearthstonehomes.com

These are bonus web-exclusive images for a Cabin Tour feature story in the March 2016 issue of Cabin Living magazine.

 

Bonus Photos: Cottage Style–For the Love of  Beadboard & Shiplap

Photos by Rick Hammer, courtesy Lands End Development, landsenddev.com

These are web-exclusive images of a cottage shown  in the March 2016 issue of Cabin Living magazine.

A Rocky Mountain Cabin for Retirement

A Montana couple settles into their retirement cabin in the foothills of the Rockies.
Story by Christy Heitger-Ewing
Photos by Heidi A. Long

As a young boy growing up in Boulder, Colo., Ted Valentiner aspired to one day […]

A Family Retreat Blends Cabin and Cottage Styles

A family getaway in northern Michigan gets the blending of cabin and cottage right.
Story by Nancy E. Oates
Photos courtesy the Cottage Company of Harbor Springs

 
Built: 2002 / Location: Harbor Springs, Mich. / Square feet: 1,700 / Bedrooms: 3 […]

Winter Haven

Nestled into New York’s Hudson Valley, this 1,600-square-foot home resembles centuries-old stone barns of the region. But with its glass wall and bow-arched beams, the home is a contemporary model of green living. A certified […]

A Winter Wonderland

A cozy off-grid cabin for an outdoorsy Minnesota family.
By Fran Sigurdsson

December can be mighty cold in northern Minnesota. But Tom and Lisa Whalen’s off-grid cabin near Grand Rapids is warm and cozy, thanks to good […]

Runamuk Roost

A Wisconsin retreat is seamlessly expanded & updated.
Story & Photos by Steve Umlaud
For more photos of this cabin, click here.

Runamuk Roost is truly a special place. This northwoods gem is tucked away in the heart […]