Categories: CampingDestinations

No Tent? No Problem: Cabin Edition

“No Tent? No problem” is a multipart series highlighting Hipcamp properties designed for an easy-in and easy-out. No one said camping had to be hard? Hipcamp offers a variety of camping experiences – from primitive campsites to cabins like these, Hipcamp’s mission is to help people get outside.

Live Oak Loft

Photo: Julian Bialowas

“The loft is through the garden and attached to an ancient live oak tree. It has lake views, water, a single bed (can be a double if needed), and is perfect for 2 people.

  • 3 hours east of San Francisco
  • Accommodates 2 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for…a romantic pit stop before heading into Yosemite

Wondernut Farm Guest Cabin

Photo: Nic Castellanos

“Wondernut Farm is an absolute gem. Not only is it within striking distance of Yosemite (who doesn’t love Yosemite), it is inhabited by a friendly collection of animals and people alike. The landowners are terrific and go out of their way to make you feel welcome and a part of the community.

  • 3 hours east of San Francisco
  • Accommodates 4 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for…a refreshing peek into grassroots farming

Sturtevant Camp Cabins

The Honeymoon Cabin

The Retreat Cabin

Photos: Alyx Schwarz

“Nearby is the game court, which can be set up for badminton, volleyball or croquet.

  • 1 hour north of Los Angeles
  • Honeymoon Cabin: accommodates 4 Hipcampers
  • Retreat Cabin: accommodates 6 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for…family reunion: cabin-style!

Coyote Valley Camp Cabin

Photos: Ryan and Bernadette Morgan

“The perfect mix of wilderness and refinement. A little bit like camping—with an outdoor kitchen (with two-burner camp-style stove) and fire pit, a compost toilet, and solar panels instead of electricity—but instead of a tent you’ll bunk in a restored homestead cabin “bunkhouse” and take a hot-water shower.”

  • 2.5 hours east of Los Angeles
  • Accommodates 4 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for…dabbling with the desert

Gold Creek Cabin

Photo: Doug Gribble

  • 1.5 hours east of Sacramento
  • Accommodates 12 Hipcampers, plus additional tent space available
  • Perfect for…an epic birthday bash in the woods

Mini Studio in the Ranch House

Photos: Eunique Fowler, Derek Bender

  • 3 hours east of San Francisco
  • Accommodates 2 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for…curing writer’s block

Sky Ranch

Photos: Kelly Flournoy

Highlights include: plunge pool, working kitchen yurt, Yo-sem-i-te views!

  • 3 hours east of San Francisco
  • Accommodates 5 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for…a pre or post-Yosemite meditation retreat

Muir’s Muse Retreat

Photos: Madison Kotack

“Open to hikers, bicyclists and equestrians. Pack a lunch and make a day of exploring! Or just hang out on the deck, read a book and listen to the sounds of nature all around you.

  • 3 hours southeast of San Francisco
  • Accommodates 2-4 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for…seeking forested-seclusion

Wilderness Cabins

Photo: Gianna Rankart

  • 30 minutes north of Santa Barbara
  • Accommodates 20 (five four-person cabins)
  • Perfect for…reliving your days at summer camp

Oz Farm Cabins

Newbird Cabin

Liberty Cabin

Tower Cabin

Springhouse Cabin

Rainbow Cabin

Photo: Michaela Ravasio, Pierre Alvan

  • 3 hours north of San Francisco
  • Each cabin accommodates 2, plus fee per additional adult
  • Perfect for…playing farm for the weekend

The Cottage at RiverSea West

Photos: Nic Castellanos

“Peace and tranquility: that’s how I’d describe the ambiance at the Cottage and its area.

  • 1.5 hours north of San Francisco
  • Accommodates 3
  • Perfect for…Russian River + Redwoods therapy

FlipJack Ranch

Photos: Karen Grubb, Robbin Colleen

“Located on 10 acres in picturesque Bonny Doon, this bed and breakfast is an enchanting place to relax, reconnect with nature, and experience life on a working farm.

  • .5 hour north of Santa Cruz
  • Accommodates 5-7 Hipcampers (Choose from the Cowhand, Cowgirl and Cowboy rooms)
  • Perfect for…farm-to-tabling

Yuba River Cabins

Photos: Kelly Flournoy

  • 1.5 hours north of Sacramento
  • Accommodates 6 Hipcampers (3 per cabin)
  • Perfect for…late-night skinny dips!

The Pond House

Photos: Fresh Off the Grid

  • 3 hours north of San Francisco
  • Accommodates 3 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for…channeling your inner-Monet

Ocean View Ranch House

Photos: Katherine Van Hengel

  • 1 hour east of Los Angeles
  • Accommodates 6 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for…surf ‘n’ turfing

Historic Hetchy Hetch Cabin

Photos: Tobias Green, Christianna Reinstein

  • 1.5 hours east of San Francisco
  • Accommodates 2 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for…nestling down with a good read

The Cob House

Photo: Kyle Bradford

“You can hear the seals and waves…We have a forty acre sustainable farm. You can pick veggies or a few eggs for breakfast from our forty five chickens. In the fall you are welcome to harvest some fruit to eat off our one hundred fruit trees.

  • 3 hours north of San Francisco
  • Accommodates 2 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for…peaceful solo retreats

Madrone Cabins

Photo: Sabrina Silk

  • 1 hour north of San Francisco
  • Accommodates 20 Hipcampers (4 5-person cabins)
  • Perfect for…a quick ‘n easy Marin getaway

Redwood Mountain Magic Cabins

Photo: Andrew Prokop

  • 30 minutes northaest of Santa Cruz
  • Accommodates 9 (3 3-person cabins)
  • Perfect for…a milky way escape from the city

Rustic Cabin Paso Robles

Photo: Staci Shepherd

“Cozy, rustic, romantic cabin completely renovated tucked away in the rolling hills of wine country.

  • 2 hours north of Santa Barbara
  • Accommodates 2 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for…weekend winos

Clear Creek Ranch

Photo: Aubree Larson

  • 3.5 hours north of Sacramento
  • Accommodates 4 Hipcampers per cabin (choose from the Upper, Middle and Lower Cabins)
  • Perfect for…getting the f*** away from it all

Speakeasy Lodge

Photo: William Reveley

  • 2 hours north fo Los Angeles
  • Accommodates up to 40 Hipcampers
  • Perfect for… huge birthday bonanza under the stars

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