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5 tiny cabins in the Poconos you can rent this summer

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Close to swimming holes, waterfalls, and hiking trails galore

A cabin in the woods in the Poconos. The facade is dark red with a sloped roof.

When Philly becomes too humid and hot to handle, sometimes even a trip to the shore just won't cut it. That's when a quick escape to the Pocono Mountains can help. From an epic treehouse that sleeps six to a log cabin just steps from a babbling brook, these cozy cabins are here to save you from the summer heat.

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Dubbed the "Norwegian Cottage," this one-room log cabin in Barrett Township sits on 1.5 acres and features Nordic design elements inside. It's cozy—There's a sleeping loft and a pull-out couch on the main floor, so it can sleep four people. The small porch with a grill is a nice touch. It averages $89 per night.

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Feel like a kid again when you rent this epic treehouse that overlooks 40 acres of property, including a river and a pond. It sleeps six, and there is electricity and a full bathroom. Note: You'll have to hike about 750 feet to get to the treehouse, so keep that in mind. (You can read our review of treehouse living here.) It's $212/night.

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Just six miles from the quaint town of Milford, PA, this knotty-pine cabin sleeps four and is a short walk from mini-waterfalls and a swimming hole. It's part of a small community of cabins located on a 450-acre preserve. Rates average $288 per night.

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For a true log cabin experience, check out the "Lehigh Cabin" in Stoddartsville. This one-bedroom abode sleeps just two and sits right along the creek. When the temps dip low at night, there’s a stone fireplace inside or an outdoor grill to cozy up to. It rents for $121 a night.

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Past the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is this hidden gem of a cabin in the cute town of Milford. It boasts a log cabin, as well as an even smaller, screen-in summer cabin, and sits right along the creek. There’s are also extra perks like an outdoor shower and two bedrooms. Average nightly rent is $175.