What could be cozier than spending a family vacation in a rustic cabin. Here are five to consider.

1. THE RANCH AT EMERALD VALLEY, COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO

Guests of this high mountain, luxury ranch, set amid 100,000 acres in the Pike National Forest, can choose from one-, two- or three-bedroom cabins. Among the residents is Reba, the fly fishing dog, who’ll eagerly assist you in casting for trout on one of two well-stocked lakes. Later, enjoy fresh, gourmet fare at the dinner table or around the firepit.

INFO broadmoor.com/the-wilderness-experiences/the-ranch-at-emerald-valley

2. ELKINS RESORT, PRIEST LAKE, IDAHO

Check in to one of 30 cedar log cabins on the tree-lined shores of this pristine lake resort. Hike through old-growth forests, check out the waterfalls, paddle a canoe, go kayaking or test your balance on a paddle board. Relax on the beach or claim your Adirondacks on the grassy lawn.

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INFO elkinsresort.com

3. BAR LAZY J GUEST RANCH, PARSHALL, COLORADO

Relax at this “cowboy authentic” cabin on a Gold Medal stretch of the Colorado River (or spread out in the ranch house) before gearing up for a week of Western fun. Take a ride into the nearby hills, go fly fishing or go mountain biking. Guests 13 and older can whip across the river on the ranch’s 1,500-foot-long zip line.

INFO barlazyj.com, colorado.com, visitgrandcounty.com

4. MOUNTAIN SKY GUEST RANCH, PARADISE VALLEY, MONTANA

Fall asleep under Montana’s Big Sky inside a ranch cabin that dates back to the late 1920s. Each has its own charms, including stone fireplaces, picture windows with stunning views or meandering streams gurgling just out the door. Enjoy gourmet cuisine, rafting, hiking, fishing on the nearby Yellowstone River or horseback riding on scenic trails crisscrossing the 6,000-acre landscape.

INFO mountainsky.com

5. HISTORIC HARDING CABIN, MOUNT STERLING, OHIO

The restored multilevel cabin reportedly served as a getaway for President Warren G. Harding and his circle of friends known as the “Ohio Gang.” Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the cabin was constructed on the banks of Deer Creek by U.S. Attorney General Harry M. Daugherty at the close of World War I. A full-length screened porch overlooks the 1,277-acre lake.

INFO deercreekstateparklodge.com