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People relaxing in the kitchen of The Stowe Glass House in Stowe Vermont
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12 Glass-Walled Cabins You Can Rent in the U.S.

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You want to experience a snow-covered winter wonderland—but you also want to stay cozy and warm inside. These countryside cabin rentals bring the outdoors in, with glass walls and floor-to-ceiling windows that are perfect for watching the snow fall. Running the gamut from modern to rustic, all of these cabins are the definition of a room with a view.

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Taos, New Mexico

Cabin standing on white wooden support beams in the middle of a snowy forest
TurnKey

This two-bedroom New Mexico home looks very futuristic, with a glass sunroom that juts out into the snowy landscape. You can walk to the slopes at nearby Kachina Lift, or just get warm by the wood-burning fireplace.

Grand Junction, Michigan

Woman reading a book in bed next to a large glass window in the middle of a forest as viewed from the outside (left) and a view of that same bed, now empty with a book open on top, from the inside (left)
Getaway

Take a two-hour drive from Chicago and you’ll find Getaway, a vacation haven on the shores of Lake Michigan. The millennial-focused company built a series of tiny cabins equipped with mini-kitchens and a giant window to the great outdoors. Like what you see? Find Getaway cabins for nature sojurns all throughout the country, located outside of major metropolitan areas from Pittsburgh to Boston.

Twin Lakes, Colorado

Large, spacious cabin living room with large windows looking out onto forest
Plum Guide

With rustic good looks outside and white-washed clapboard inside, this Colorado alpine cabin on the way to Aspen features cathedral-height windows. Take in a great view of snow-topped La Plata mountain, and then head over to the trailhead for a winter hike.

Hood River, Oregon

Modern cabin with large windows in the middle of forest
Hosted by Arrived - Your Vacation Rental Destination | Vrbo

Mount Hood is a year-round destination for skiing and snowboarding, and you can watch the snow fall from a boxy, streamlined cabin with walls of windows. This architectural gem on Neal Creek will make you feel like you are right in the treetops.

Stowe, Vermont

Two people chatting in a large living area with entirely glass walls
Hosted by Jeff Merselis | Vrbo

Three massive walls of glass look out on the ski slopes of Mount Mansfield at this pricey Stowe five-bedroom rental with architecture that blends the indoors and outdoors. Besides incredible views, visitors can enjoy a cedar sauna, ski lockers, and three wood-burning fireplaces.

Woodstock, New York

Modern looking cabin with deck in the woods
Hosted by Alan Seager | Vrbo

The owners of this ultra-luxurious modern glass house claim that it’s “one of the most beautiful homes in all upstate New York,” and it’s hard to argue with this cabin’s vistas both inside and out. Floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the home look out into a forested ravine, while radiant heat inside keeps guests toasty warm in the winter.

Livingston, Montana

View of a bedroom with large glass sliding doors as viewed from the outside looking in
Hosted by Owner/Property Manager | Vrbo

The Cargill-Earl Guesthouse is designed to make you feel like you are one with the jaw-dropping Montana mountain landscape, with walls of glass throughout the home (check out that bedroom view). You’ll be staying in Livingston, once known as the “Original Gateway City to Yellowstone National Park,” where there are plenty of winter activities to try like dog sledding or cross-country skiing. 

Broken Bow, Oklahoma

Modern house with large glass windows in the woods
Hosted by Natalie & Corey | Vrbo

The homeowners on VRBO named their three-bedroom forest getaway near Beavers Bend State Park “Through the Looking Glass.” This sprawling setup includes a window-filled soaring main living space—and a game room and bocce court too. 

Tahoe City, California

Living room of a rustic A-frame cabin with large glass windows
Plum Guide

Located 10 minutes outside of Tahoe City and near great skiing at Squaw Valley, this wood-paneled A-frame cabin is outfitted with a wall of windows. That means great views from the kitchen to the rafters.

Sandusky, Ohio

Modern house with wall of glass windows in front
Hosted by Doug | Vrbo

An associate of Frank Lloyd Wright designed this glass house, and you can see his influence in mahogany wood walls, cedar ceilings, simple finishes, and light streaming in everywhere. Look out over Lake Erie and Sandusky Bay through large picture windows in the main living space. 

Mount Rainier, Washington

Red front door of A-frame cabin (left) and an interior view looking out of large triangular windows (right)
Hosted by Cabin Crystal Mountain Resort | Vrbo

Another stylish A-frame option featuring a wall of glass can be found in Washington just 15 minutes from the entrance of snowy Rainier National Park. This cozy two-bedroom spot is situated on four acres of forest. (For singletons or couples, check out a similar glassy one-bedroom A-frame near Mount Rainier).

Eldred, New York

White farmhouse featuring large glass wall overlooking a lake
Hosted by Tom Givone | Vrbo

Dubbed Floating Farmhouse, this decor magazine-worthy renovation of a circa-1820 home in the Catskills added a two-story wall of glass looking out over a brook, gazebo, apple trees, and barn. It’s a peaceful sight, especially when there’s snow covering the ground.

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