The promise of cabin living is that with a little land and some ingenuity we can have simpler times and more nature.

How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas for just over $118,000
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its...
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
A Tiny Cabin Is This Writer’s Off the Grid Getaway
On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green...
The Ursa Off-Grid Tiny Cabin Is as Sustainable as It Is Stylish
Inspired by the idea of a living organism, Madeiguincho designed a 188-square-foot cabin that collects, stores, and reuses...
Take in Panoramic Desert Views in This Off-Grid Cabin
An entrepreneur-turned-DIY builder expands his eco-friendly Yucca Valley property with this translucent desert structure.
This 100% Off-Grid Cabin in Chile Was Built for $165K
Completed in six short months, ZeroCabin Krul is a self-sufficient getaway near the Andes mountains and the Patagonian fjords.
Go Off The Grid With These Remote Rental Cabins in Cornwall
Standing above the ground, the architectural hideaways of Kudhva allow you to immerse yourself in the breathtaking English...
A Secluded, Off-Grid Cabin Echoes Stunning Minimalist Design
Tucked away on an island off the coast of Tasmania, this tiny cabin only features two pieces of furniture.
This Off-Grid Prefab Cabin Boasts a Hidden Hot Tub
Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape.
Go Off-Grid in This Prefabricated Cor-Ten Steel Cabin
Available for as low as $55,000, the Artist Bothy is a multipurpose, prefab hut designed to promote a creative spark in residents.
Experience the Serenity of the Catskills With This Off-Grid Shipping Container Cabin
Located two hours north of New York City, this shipping container cabin boasts sustainable design and cozy glamping comforts.
This Off-Grid Turkish Cabin Features a Nifty Pulley System
Pulley-operated walls and windows open the door to indoor/outdoor living in this tiny prefab cabin.
These Snug, Off-Grid Cabins in Canada Start at $141 a Night
Run by a husband-and-wife team, each of Cabinscape’s tiny homes is a cozy wilderness retreat.
Go Off-Grid in Russia With This Bright Red Prefab Cabin
Airlifted into place via a helicopter, this energy-efficient alpine shelter adds a vibrant pop of color to a snow-covered...
Get Off the Grid and Recharge at This Tiny Cabin in Virginia’s Countryside
The Lost Whiskey Cabin is a digital detox dwelling in Marshall, Virginia, that invites guests to unplug, slow down, and reconnect...
Go Off-Grid in This Tiny Australian Cabin Made for Digital Detox
Sadie, the new self-sustaining tiny home by CABN, gives guests a chance to reconnect with themselves in a remote patch of...
An Off-Grid “Quarantine Cabin” Near Barcelona Harvests Sunlight and Rainwater
Designed and built by a group of students in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Voxel allows its residents to operate...
An Architect Crafts an Off-Grid Cabin on His Family Farm in Ohio
The Hut by Midland Architecture is a Scandinavian-inspired example of “country minimalism” on a cattle farm.
Two DIYers Erect an Off-Grid Cabin in the Canadian Rockies for Next to Nothing
Thanks to their savvy with salvaged materials and knack for bartering, Nathalie and Greg Kupfer constructed the micro-cabin for...
A Filmmaker Builds a Rustic Off-Grid Cabin Deep in a Canadian Forest for $64K
This clifftop home on the east coast of Canada was entirely built by the owner—who had no experience building a house—and his...
A Tech Professional Heads to Texas and Builds a Tiny Off-the-Grid Cabin for $25K
Best of all, the simple shelter will be available to rent for short stays.
Budget Breakdown: A DIY Builder Creates an Off-Grid Cabin in Canada for $22K
Perched on a cliff above the North Saskatchewan River, this 240-square-foot family retreat soaks up jaw-dropping views.
This Off-Grid Glass Cabin in Canada Is a Stargazer’s Dream Come True
The Skyward Cabin in Prince Edward County, Ontario, offers up a remote locale for adventure-seekers.
Jacob Witzling’s Off-Grid Cabins Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
Designer and builder Jacob Witzling’s handcrafted cabins have a dreamy, fantastical quality that makes them truly one-of-a-kind.
These Off-the-Grid Cabins in Belgium Keep Their Locations Secret Until You Book
Nestled in secluded, rural settings, these minimalist cabins keep their whereabouts under wraps to help you disconnect.
These Tiny, Off-the-Grid Cabins Near Joshua Tree Look Totally Apocalypse-Proof
Plus, the high-desert outpost is available to rent.
This Off-Grid Cabin on Finland’s Archipelago Is an Irresistible Call to Low-Impact Living
With a leave-no-trace design, the prefabricated Majamaja Cabin by Littow Architectes draws visitors to a new eco-retreat at the...
This Group of Off-Grid Cabins in British Columbia Looks Out on Beautiful Ocean Views
Designed with minimal maintenance in mind, these coastal summer cabins are totally self-sufficient.
Here's What Norse Mythology and Modern Architecture Have in Common
From skiing to soaking up the sun, a family retreat for all seasons.
First-Class Cabins
From the familiar log model to Swiss chalets and Swedish friggebods, cabins are the simplest of structures, made from local...
Out of the Valley Cabin
A perfect destination for visitors to Devon, England who love the environment and seek serene, natural surroundings, as well as...
Little Cabins On the Prairie
With these modern-day lodges for Kansas City campers heading to the country, a Missouri architecture firm puts a fresh face on a...
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
The Vindheim Cabin: Snowbound in Norway
Architect Håkon Matre Aasarød, partner at Oslo-based studio Vardehaugen Architects, led the design of Cabin Vindheim, situated...
This Hawaiian Cabin Is Volcanically Cool
Kūono is a modern retreat deep in the heart of an ancient forest.

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