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Colter Cabin - Classic Log Cabin with Big Ranch View

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom, 2 Baths (Sleeps 2 adults + little ones)

This is the classic log cabin (with new kitchen!) you've been looking for. Sleeps 2 adults in one queen bed, and one child could sleep on sofa (and one more on floor futon if you'd like). Located in Driggs, Idaho - 45 miles from Jackson Hole and 97 miles from Yellowstone. Named by Men's Journal 'the best small town in America'.

Perfect for family vacations, singles and couples get-away, artist/writer retreat, honeymoons, bird watching, hiking, kayaking, skiing, fishing, and just enjoying the fresh air.

Colter Cabin is located on 7 acres surrounded by ranches and aspen trees. Views of Grand Targhee ski area and Grand Tetons from the front deck. 25 minute drive to Grand Targhee for great powder skiing and 65 minute drive over the pass to ski in Jackson Hole. Cross-country ski and snowshoe out the front door or on many groomed trails close by.

Great kayaking on the Teton and Snake Rivers and mountain biking in the Big Hole Mountains. Fly-fishing at Leigh Creek, Teton River and Henry's Fork. Hiking out your door in the Jedediah Smith Wilderness. Beautiful Leigh Creek within walking distance. Horseback riding and golf available 5 min. away. Darling town of Driggs with cute restaurants and shops is a 7 mile drive.

Jackson Hole (50 minute drive) is full of art galleries, shopping, museums, restaurants, float trips on the Snake, cross-country and downhill skiing. Idaho Falls and Jackson airports are both 75 minutes away. Yellowstone National Park is 100 miles north - enter at West Yellowstone. Island Park and Henry's Fork, an area of world famous fly fishing, is 40 minutes north.

Keywords: Log Cabin

More Details

Ginger Howard
Member since: 2002
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
3 July, 2018

About Ginger Howard

We bought this cabin as a vacation get away for family and friends. Since then we have had the opportunity to live here full time! Our family uses the cabin often, so the kitchen is well equipped and the beds are comfy. We love to hike and kayak and cook dinners for the family. We have two grown children who live in San Francisco and Oakland.

Ginger Howard purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Ginger Howard chose Tetonia

This area of Idaho, Wyoming and Montana is just gorgeous. There are so many beautiful areas to visit - mountains, waterfalls, rivers, fields of wildflowers, throughout the summer, great snow all winter - you will want to be outdoors every day. Late spring is the best time to see the animals with their new offspring, and October brings the spectacular golden 'quaking' leaves on the aspen trees.

What makes this cabin unique

Quiet, beautiful trees in all seasons, overlooks 2000 acre ranch, rolling hills, yet 7 minute drive to tiny cute town with amazing big grocery, health foods, Austrian pastries at Pendls, more. Hiking trails surround us.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in the Tetonia in the Teton County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , 2 futons for kids on sofa or floor
  • Queen size Bed upstairs with private full bathroom. Two narrow twin futons for kids (or sofa and futon) for the floor.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting
Hand-peeled logs, pine floors, and wood windows provide the perfect western atmosphere. Elk chandelier and large stone fireplace with unlimited supply of firewood at front door. One bedroom upstairs with queen bed and private bath with shower and tub, and private porch with ranch view. Second used-to-be-bedroom (now it's a tv room) has large tv (satellite) and large sofa. Two futons for the floor for kids are in the garage. Fully-equipped kitchen, and dining/living room. DSL wireless internet is provided, but no guarantees or tech support. The cabin is furnished very comfortably with linens, down comforter, towels, electric glass cooktop and oven, coffee maker, mixer, blender, etc, Brand new kitchen with KitchenAid appliances and granite counter, Three covered porches, Views of mountains and aspens. A little bit of paradise just close enough to all the civilization of Jackson, Wyoming, with a small town rural feel.


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Colter Cabin - Classic Log Cabin with Big Ranch View
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

great spot and comfortable cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The owner thought of everything, and the cabin was very well-appointed. You will need bottled water for drinking (because the well water definitely has an odor to it), but otherwise I cannot think of anything we needed. Kids loved being in a cabin, and the upstairs master suite was quite comfortable. We wouldn't hesitate to return!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cabin feel with high tech capability

  • 5 of 5

The Colter Cabin makes you feel like you've stepped back in time while you surf the internet on the extremely fast Wi-Fi or watch Apple TV on the large HD television.

The hosts are friendly, prompt, and provide many informational resources at the cabin to learn about and enjoy the area.

We truly enjoyed our stay!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cabin, peaceful area!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Colter Cabin. It a wonderful, comfortable, classic log cabin with all the amenities of home. The area is peaceful and beautiful. I highly recommend the Colter Cabin for your holiday stay in Teton Valley or the Grand Teton National Park!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Purdy MO

Isolation Therapy :)

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful perfection just about sums it up. We loved coffee on the upper deck every morning and having a quiet comfortable place to relax after all of our adventures. We marveled at the construction of the cabin and all of the attention to detail.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So nice to hear you enjoyed the cabin. We just hired the best crew from Jackson to rethink and seal all the big handhewn logs. And added a nice coat of gloss. We treat the cabin like a finely made wood jewel box! Sometimes from the upper deck you can see all the way to Sun Valley...
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Very nice cabin!

  • 5 of 5

It was perfect for my wife and I. We had a short stay but the cabin was very nice. If we ever make it back to Idaho we will be staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

That can was a perfect home away from home! Love the fireplace!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Idaho Falls and Jackson Hole
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Teton Thai
Nearest Ski
19 Miles
Grand Targhee Resort
Car: necessary

Art Galleries, Whitewater Rafting, Teton River Float Trip, Snow Coach Trip in Yellowstone, World Famous Bluegrass Festival at Grand Targhee in Idaho, Music on Main concerts, Wine Tastings at Alpine Wines, and lots more in Jackson 50 minutes away.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £45.68
Additional Guest Fee £15.23 per person per night

NO refunds 46 days before arrival unless we can rebook the days. $50. cancellation fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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