The Best Mountain Vacation Destinations for a Secluded Getaway in the US, 2021

Tourists on a mountain vacation in the USA

After quite possibly the most unpredictable year any of us have lived through, we’re all desperate for a vacation, a weekend getaway, or at the very least, a change of scene. Wherever we live, we’ve endured lockdowns and had to find ways to stay busy in quarantine, we had to cancel our vacations in 2020, and in some instances, 2021 has seen further travel restrictions and curfews implemented. However, the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines has brought some hope to us all. In the meantime, why not start thinking of a spring getaway, or a family vacation in the not too distant future? With the great outdoors offering seclusion as well as an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite mountain vacation destinations in the USA. So keep reading, and start planning a trip to the mountains in 2021.

Sunset over mountains in the USA

Plan the best mountain vacations in the Great Smoky Mountains in 2021

Where better to start your search for a mountain vacation destination? The Great Smoky Mountains may not pop up if you search for mountains near me–unless you live in the vicinity, of course–but with so many incredible things to see and things to do in the smoky mountains, a stay in one of our charming cabins for rent in the area will give unlimited access to the great outdoors as well as some wonderful towns with all the amenities the modern traveler could hope for. Head into the stunning Great Smoky National Park, and discover the Smoky Mountain trails that waiting to be explored by hikers, bikers, and everything in between. This idyllic part of the American great outdoors is truly one of the best spots to head to for the best mountain vacations in 2021.

A view over forests in the Great Smoky Mountains

Explore some of the Rocky Mountain range for a spring getaway

The Rocky Mountain range stretches around 3,000 miles from British Columbia and Alberta in Canada and then down through Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and down to New Mexico in the USA, so you really have a plethora of options when you’re searching for the perfect mountain vacation rentals in the Rockies. Wherever you decide to explore in the Rocky Mountains, you’re sure to enjoy some of the best mountain getaways you could hope for. From the stunning Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado to Banff National Park in Alberta, you have a plethora of Rocky Mountain cabins to choose from, Rocky Mountain trails to explore, and the real sense of getting away from it all when you embark on a vacation in the Rocky Mountains.

A view of forests and mountains in the Rockies

Enjoy a mountain vacation in the Appalachian Mountains in 2021

Boasting 1,500 miles of mountains along the East Coast of America, the Appalachian Mountains are another range that offers you a number of incredible mountain vacation destinations. If you’re wondering exactly where are the Appalachian Mountains, the Appalachian Mountain range starts as far north as Newfoundland and Labrador, and they stretch down to the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Cumberland Plateau, so all you have to do when you’re looking over your map of the Appalachian Mountains is to decide exactly where you’d like to find the best mountain cabins. In the Appalachian Mountains, you have a vast array of options for that much-needed spring getaway.

Hikers enjoying a view over the Appalachians on their mountain vacation

Discover the best hiking Adirondacks can offer for your mountain vacation

When you look at your map of the Appalachian Mountains, you’d be forgiven for thinking the Adirondack Mountains make up a part of the Appalachian Mountain range. However, the Adirondack Mountains a southern extension of the Laurentian Mountains of Canada. Regardless, a mountain vacation Adirondack, NY, style will give you the chance to enjoy some of the best hiking. Adirondack Mountains hiking will lead you through forests, to stunning viewpoints, and you can look forward to taking in the sights of Lake Placid, arguably the best lake in Adirondacks, perfect for a mountain vacation in the spring, 2021.

A view of Lake Placid in the Adirondacks

Head to the Poconos for your mountain vacation in 2021

Skiing, hiking in the Poconos, horseback riding, watersports on one of the lakes in the Poconos; the list of activities in the Poconos is endless. No matter what time of year you go to the Pocono Mountains for a mountain vacation, the things to do in the Poconos are sure to keep everyone in your group happy. This secluded haven in Pennsylvania is the perfect way to escape the city for a secluded getaway with the whole family. make the trip even more special with a stay in a rustic, cozy Pocono cabin. Rentals like these are a unique way to get some time away from the day-to-day in 2021.

Sunset over a lake in the Poconos

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