Almost Roughing It

August 6, 2004 By: Marshall Cutchin

As any hard-core hiker, camper, or cross-country skier knows, coming across a cabin in the middle of nowhere means a glimpse into nirvana. Not surprisingly, there is a growing interest in the cabins that dot the North American wilderness. Christopher Solomon writes in The New York Times about the many places rentable cabins exist, including Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, the mountains of northern Arizona, and southwest Florida’s barrier islands. And here are some convenient links to cabins and reservation services when you’re looking to almost rough it: