With pleasant weather, rich culture, interesting history, and amazing food, visiting Texas as a tourist is truly an incredible experience. But you know what’s better than traveling to Texas? Traveling to Texas with your pet!
Unfortunately, not all accommodations in Texas are pet-friendly, and even those that do have different specifications on what they’ll accept. That’s why when it comes to finding accommodation when traveling with pets – cabins, particularly – it’s important to make sure to do your research early on.
And to save you some time, we did the research for you! Keep in mind that any type of accommodation that accepts pets may still apply some sort of policies and restrictions. Check out some of the best pet-friendly cabins in Texas and other important information you need to know when bringing your furry friends.
1. Romantic Log Cabin on Smith Creek
Fees: $50 per pet
Policies: Pets must be declared to the owners in advance, preferably at the time of booking. If dogs are left unattended at the cabin, they must be crated and remain on a leash while on our property if they might be inclined to chase a cat, chicken, or child.
Yearning for a peaceful weekend with your loved ones and fur baby? This beautiful cabin is a perfect getaway if you want to escape the chaos of city life.
This one-bedroom log cabin is ideally located on the banks of Smith Creek. It’s a perfect location if you want to reconnect with nature and detox yourself from any form of stress.
To add beauty to it, the property has an outdoor hot tub where you can start your morning with a hot cup of tea or coffee or spend the night sipping on your wine while gazing at the stars. If you’d rather stay cozy indoor, the cabin also has a fireplace where you can enjoy your drinks next.
2. Charming Log Cabin Surrounded by Greenery
Fees: $50/pet paid in cash to the host
Policies: Due to the size of the cabin, only one small to medium, well-behaved/leashed dog is welcome unless a prior exception is made with the host.
This charming cabin surrounded by trees and foliage. Even when you stepped into the property, you’ll get to enjoy added plants that will make your stay even more relaxing.
This cabin is located next to the water’s edge with an amazing view from the large porch. You can also use paddleboards, a kayak, and a canoe to make the most of your stay. Enjoy catch and release fishing as the lake is full of perch and bass.
3. Tiny House Cabin in the Heart of Nature
Fees: $50 each
Policies: Declaration of pets at the time of booking is a must.
In this cozy cabin in the middle of nature is where modern meets rustic. Located just outside of Austin, this charming property is a perfect getaway for couples and small families looking for a relaxing getaway and planning to bring their pet.
With its size, you wouldn’t imagine that this tiny cabin is equipped with a fully stocked kitchen complete with cookware, dishes, utensils, plus a fridge, freezer, microwave, and two-burner gas stoves. Its king-size bed assure that you’ll have a comfortable stay. Outside are a two-level deck with a hot tub, chic patio furniture, hammock chairs, and a fire ring.
Austin is known to be one of the most dog friendly cities in America. Check out The Yard Bar, a unique dog park and full restaurant and bar (genius). You and your pup should check out the Barton Creek Farmers Market, which is incredibly dog friendly.
4. Large Family Cabin in a Ranch
A 3-story log cabin located in the woods, overlooking a beautiful fishing pond, this property guarantees you and your family a fun and relaxing stay. Its location offers access to wildlife and outdoor activities every one of any age will surely enjoy.
This 60-acre property has three ponds you can catch fish in. And while its location can trick you into thinking you’re far from civilization, it’s actually a short drive away from local stores, restaurants, and even medical centers.
5. Lakeview Cabin on a Hill
Policies: Contact host if bringing a pet before booking
A cabin that offers incredible views is this property located in Marble Falls. This cabin offers sprawling views of Lake Travis and the rolling hills that surround the area.
The views can be enjoyed right from the deck and your kids and dog can freely run in the expansive yard. When the night comes, you can freely light the firepit while sitting on the cozy sofa and watching a movie from the flatscreen TV.
6. Large Family Cabin in South Austin
Fees: Free unless you don’t clean after your pet
Policies: A maximum of two well-behaved dogs may be present on the property during your stay.
Looking for a cabin for a larger group? This 4-bedroom 2-story cabin has you covered!
Only 15 minutes away from downtown Austin, this property is located in a country setting where you can enjoy watching wildlife freely roaming in their natural habitat. Although the cabin is not too far from the convenience, you probably won’t find the need to drive to the city to get something you need as the property comes with basic amenities that make your stay comfortable.
This spacious property also offers fun activities each member of your family will surely enjoy. There’s a giant checkerboard, darts, bean bag toss, and different board games. If relaxing is what interests you more, there’s a big fire pit, a hammock underneath a giant old oak tree, a TV with satellite, and surround sound speakers.
7. A Luxury Cabin at Lake Travis
If you’re on the hunt for a luxury getaway with your loved ones and your pet, this place in Spicewood will not disappoint. Lake Travis has perfect weather nearly year round and boast some of the most incredible hikes in Texas.
This studio-style cabin can accommodate a family of four. You’ll be fine just relaxing indoor with a gas fireplace and a 50” 4K smart TV while enjoying a cup of coffee you can conveniently make with the Keurig coffee maker in the kitchen. But if you’d rather spend your time outdoors, you can simply enjoy a private, covered patio, the fire pit, and of course, the pool.
8. Rustic Cozy Cabin in the Woods
If water activity is something you and your dogs would enjoy, this property in Eustace, which is just 60 miles southwest of Dallas, will surely impress you. Stay at one of the four cabins built in this over 22 acres of land and enjoy the ponds scattered in this vicinity.
There are canoes, jon boats, and pedal boats you can you whenever, or just swimming is also allowed. You can end your eventful day in the private hot tubs on the deck while watching the firepit and waiting for your barbecue to cook on the charcoal grill.
9. Farm Cabin on a Lake
Located in the heart of East Texas, this beautiful cabin on a private lake will make your getaway extra special. This cabin is located in a secluded area, so if you’re looking for a relaxing, peaceful stay, you’re guaranteed to have it.
The little lake where you can fish makes it even peaceful. There’s also a fireplace inside where you can just relax and enjoy the rustic feel of the place.
10. Cabin at Bear Creek Retreat
Policies: Ask animals to stay off the furniture unless a protective covering is added. Remove any excessive pet hair.
This cozy cabin accommodates up to 2 guests and their pets. Although it’s tucked away in a remote atmosphere, it doesn’t take you too far away from Downtown Austin, where within a short drive you could be at The Domain, an open air and dining district that is dog friendly.
While the cabin is small, the queen size bed guarantees a cozy, relaxing sleep. It’s also fully equipped with a flatscreen TV with cable, gas grill and burner, mini-fridge, toaster oven, microwave, coffee maker, and utensils. To enjoy the outdoors, you’ll have a sight of wildlife and solitude.
11. Vineyard Cabin with a Pool and Majestic Views
Policies: No more than three pets; particularly large ones.
This charming cabin radiates a peaceful, zen-like atmosphere that will surely free you from the stress you accumulated from the hustle and bustle of city life.
This gem is strategically located on the outskirts of San Antonio and equipped with a full functioning kitchen and furniture that will make your stay comfortable and amazing. The owners add unique touches that will make your stay homey and cozy.
12. Modern, Luxury Cabin on Oak Studded Land
Policies: Pet friendly based upon pre-approval.
A family cabin the accommodates up to 12 guests, this Scandinavian-inspired property offers a relaxing and peaceful getaway in luxury.
With all the amenities it offers, all you need to worry about is how you can make the most of all of them throughout your stay. It has a fully equipped kitchen, 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms with a loft, and a large porch. Lake Bridgeport is a few minutes’ drives, offering boat rentals, fishing, and other water activities.
13. Cozy Cabin on the Lake
A property next to the water, this lake cabin located in Mabank, just southeast of Dallas, will certainly make your getaway extra special. This property is nestled beautifully in the middle of giant pine trees which give shade and amazing views with the beautiful lake as the backdrop.
Whether enjoying our breakfast on the back deck or watching the sunset on the spacious upper deck, the peaceful serenity of this lake house is absolutely incredible. For a small fee, you can have access to canoes, kayaks, and life jackets.
14. Rustic Cabin with Waterfront Views
Picture this – you wake up early in the morning, headed towards the kitchen, make your coffee, walk outside with your cup of coffee, and sit on one of the rocking chairs facing a beautiful lake with soaring cliffs in the background while listening to the chirping birds around you. Sounds like a perfect vacation, right? Well, that’s what this place just offers.
You will surely love every minute of your stay here. This cabin is located on Possum Kingdom Lake with breathtaking views of Bluff Creek.
15. Luxury Log Cabin with Alpacas
If you’re looking for a classic log cabin experience with a touch of modernity and luxury, then check this place out. And yes, as the title suggest, you’ll be able to meet cute free-range alpacas during your stay (although they’ll be fenced while you’re here).
This cabin is located about 35 minutes to Downtown Austin and 15 minutes to Wimberley, which means you’ll not be too far from selections of pet friendly restaurants, shops, and outdoor activities.
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