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Living the Cabin Life

Now that you've found and built your perfect cabin, it's time to reap the benefits of cabin life. Enjoy outdoor recreation like hiking and boating, learn about the nature that resides around your property, and prepare for hosting large families and guests so you're stress-free.

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Restoration Possible: All I Could Think is What Have I Gotten Myself Into?
It Started with a Dream. A young boy and his dad. Hours spent tucked away together fishing the trout streams of New Hampshire’s quiet woods. In those quiet woods, a dream took root in Nicholas Martin’s heart. As he and his father fished, they would imagine and dream together of one day having a cabin of their very own to visit.
Recipes With Pantry Staples for the Cabin
Our Go-To Cabin Recipes Made With Pantry (and Freezer!) Staples
Cabin cooking often calls for a little creativity. Luckily, these recipes prove that there's a lot you can do with just a few s...
Puzzles for Cabin
5 Puzzles Perfect for the Cabin
The missing piece to indoor cabin fun!
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How to Choose the Right Cabin Floor Plan
Here's how to make sure yours is efficient, comfortable, and just right for your specific needs:
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Perfectly Rustic, Pet-Friendly Cabin Rentals
For many cabin lovers, pets are just part of the family. Book a night at one of these rental cabins for a Fido-friendly getaway:
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Check in at This California Resort to Spend the Night in a Conestoga Wagon
These luxury pioneer camper wagons offer up a new form of "glamping" that marries history and modern amenities.
Gift Guide: Cabin Christmas Gifts
The 2019 Cabin Life Gift Guide
Take a peek at some of the cabin-ready finds we're swooning over this year. The best part? It can all be ordered online, even t...
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The Ultimate Holiday Feast at the Cabin
A classic holiday feast from our friends at Cuisine at Home. This collection of recipes is all you need to make your meal memor...
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Rustic Rentals Perfect for a Last-Minute Winter Getaway
Escape to one of these weekend retreats for a respite from the hustle and bustle of the holidays
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The Iconic Blanket You’ll Find in Every Cabin
And why you should nab one of these heirlooms too.
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How We Survived Our First Winter in a Rural Cabin
The Cabin Diary blogger Megan Schetzsle on how her crew combats cabin fever and keeps cozy in sub-zero temperatures.
Hults Bruk Ax in Front of Fire
The Perfect Ax for Chopping Firewood
Cabin Life staff tested out a handcrafted ax from Hults Bruk and can confirm: it is as hardworking as it is good-looking.
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How to Choose the Right Firewood for Your Wood Stove
Megan Schetzsle of The Cabin Diary shares with us her insider tips for choosing the right firewood for your wood stove.
Dog at the Cabin - Moving to a Cabin with Pets
Preparing Your Pet for a Move to a Rural Cabin
Here's what you need to know to make your pet's transition to cabin living a treat:
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5 Tips for Renting Spaces on Airbnb You’ll Wish You Knew About Sooner
From updated A-frames to cozy little cottages, Airbnb has an endless selection of rustic rentals–here's how to nab the best one...
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10 Quintessential Fall Recipes to Try at the Cabin
Fall is here and it brings with it a whole new batch of seasonal produce to enjoy. Celebrate the season by whipping up some of ...
Cabin Instagram to Follow - Chris Daniele
3 Cabin Adventurers to Follow on Instagram
These Instagram stars have us ready to pack our bags and head to the woods!