Cabin camping in Maryland offers the serenity of the outdoors without the discomforts that can go along with a flimsy tent or tired air mattress. Cabins are the new go-to for glampers. Plus, with a little bit of research you'll find that there are plenty of outdoor destinations – including low cost state and national parks – that have affordable cabins for rent.

Maryland offers up an abundance of seashore, mountains, forests, historical sites and even has access to a slice of the Appalachian Trail.

Good Intentions Farm - Tent Cabin Camping in Maryland

1.  Number one on our list of the best cabin camping in Maryland has to be the glamping experience at the Good Intentions Farm. Situated between Fredrick, MD and the PA border, this campground offers a cozy tent cabin rental on a property that breeds Clydesdale horses. This region has a variety of easy recreational activities, as well as local breweries and wineries. The cabin includes a queen bed, cozy firepit and bathroom facilities nearby.  and in some cases lofts. Although towels, linens and bedding are not provided, this comfy cabin space is several steps above a tent and the perfect basecamp for exploring this beautiful mountain setting.

AruguLa La Land Tent Cabin Camping in Maryland

2.  The AruguLa La Land tent cabin in Maryland takes a luxury city escape to the next level. Just outside Washington, DC by 40 minutes, you’ll rest easy in the property’s fully-loaded tent cabin from Tentrr. Visitors usually give five star reviews. This area is a cozy slice of private property bordering 50 acres of wildlife refuge offering stunning views of the nearby Potomac river, and for only $100 a night it’s tough to beat cabin camping in Maryland at this destination.

Smallwood State Park Cabin Camping in Maryland

3.  Smallwood State Park is also on the water, and preserves an old plantation home. Cabins here include fire rings, picnic tables, lantern post and access to hot showers. There are six total, and two are right on the creek that runs through the park. The area is fabulous way to explore Maryland’s history during colonial times. There are only fifteen RV and tent sites here, so the park is a cozy and fairly secluded getaway.

Cunningham Falls State Park Cabin Camping in Maryland

4.  Cunningham Falls State Park is located in the Catoctin mountains and offers up plenty to do, plus 13 rustic cabins that include fire rings and lantern posts. Campers can bring plug-in electric heaters but cooking outdoors is mandatory. These cabins have cute front porches and are set within a lovely glade of trees. Activities here include swimming and boating. Hiking along the large trail system is also popular with campers.