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Message to Vacationers
We are proud to bring you a growing selection of irresistible vacation cabins, cottages, lodges, and homes in North Carolina. We’ve made it FUN AND EASY for you to find a vacation experience that meets your needs.

At you always connect and book DIRECTLY with North Carolina vacation rental owners or local property managers. Avoid middleman booking websites and you’ll avoid paying rental upcharges to cover booking commissions plus up to 30% in traveler fees. Besides, North Carolina cabin owners and local managers are your best tour guides, not booking website call centers.

  • We provide lots of up-to-date information about each rental
  • New vacation rentals are being added every month
  • Sign up and download vacation rental specials
  • Our "Narrow Your Search" tool will help you find a small group of rentals that meet your unique needs

About our It’s Cabin Time® brand

Why did we trademark it?
First, "cabin time" is not just found at cabins, it’s found at any short-term vacation rental like cottages, lodges, homes, mansions, castles, B-n-Bs, tiny houses, tree houses, yurts, trains - your only limited by your imagination. One thing is for sure, you won’t find it at a hotel. So, what is it?

It’s a total vacation experience at your pace! Imagine driving up a private road and arriving at your home-away-from-home where your family and friends are about to find true relaxation and try new things. Cabin time comes complete with a comfortable roof over your head and a bucket list of things to do in the area. Unless you’re looking for an off-the-grip experience; cabin time guests will typically find furnished kitchen, bedrooms, living room, bathroom and amenities like WIFI, Cable TV, washer and dryer, fireplace. But the real vacation experience happens beyond the walls. Dip your toes in the clean water while sitting on a private dock, play yard games, spend time on the deck grilling out and listening to the sounds of the great outdoors, gather around the fire pit for after dinner s'mores. It’s Cabin Time® is year round! Boating, fishing, hiking the Smokies, and biking opportunities are close to your private rental, you won’t have to drive far to find Mountains, lakes, rivers and trails. Explore nearby towns and live like a local!

  • Enjoy privacy
  • Stay comfortable year round
  • Breathe in that clean air
  • Vacation at the speed of YOU

"Rental cabins are my favorite way to vacation. I’m thrilled that you’ve bringing together so many vacation rentals in unique regions. THANK YOU!!"
Sally Jacobs
Madison, WI

Message to North Carolina vacation rental owners

RentNorthCarolinaCabins will soon enjoy a page one ranking when vacationers search for rentals using keywords like: rent North Carolina cabins; North Carolina cabins; vacation cabins in North Carolina. In fact, over 85% of our visits will come from organic search! OVER 3.5 MILLION TRAVELERS (WHO ARE SPECIFICALLY LOOKING FOR VACATION RENTALS) SEARCH OUR 11 REGIONAL WEBSITE EVERY YEAR. Don't miss out on this traffic.

  • Do you have more than 1 rental? List them all and we'll discount your annual fee. Every rental can have its own details page.
  • Property listing(s) are managed by you via your own, easy to use Property Manage - 24/7. Change descriptions, rates, upload new pictures, promote your social sites, etc -- you are in control
  • Unbeatable customer service
  • Professional marketing services - joint advertising opportunities
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Annual analytic reports showing number of listing visits, and number of visits to your official property website
  • We are passionate about promoting North Carolina vacation rentals. This passion stems from the founder (Joe Mogensen) who grew up at his family-owned small resort in northern Wisconsin

Property listings randomly shuffle with every page visit. So, Your listing is never stuck at the bottom of search results, and you are not asked to pay more to appear at the top.

We understand the role your unique vacation rentals play in creating vacation memories. Our mission is to make vacationers more aware of the vacation experience that is only found in NC cabins, cottages, lodges and homes.

"I appreciate a Website that produces results in leads. Great Job.
Hats Off to your regional websites. Your Website Is Awesome and gets results. You BET you can quote me on that too."

Tonya L. Noskoviak
Towering Pine Haven

Meet Joe Mogensen, Founder of

From One Cabin to a Nationwide Phenomenon: The Success Story of

Joe Mogensen, a passionate entrepreneur, is the visionary founder behind the remarkable success story of What began as a humble venture with just one cabin listing on has rapidly transformed into a thriving business that now boasts a network of 12 regional websites, collectively featuring nearly 2,000 vacation rentals across the United States.

The Genesis of

The story of is a testament to Joe's determination and love for the great outdoors. As an avid nature enthusiast, Joe recognized the growing demand for unique, comfortable, and memorable vacation rentals, especially cabins nestled in the heart of America's most picturesque landscapes. Armed with a vision to connect travelers with these hidden gems, Joe launched, initially focused on showcasing cabin rentals in the beautiful state of Wisconsin.

Expanding Horizons, One Region at a Time

With a solid foundation in place, Joe's business acumen and dedication led to the creation of a multi-regional network. Each of the 12 regional websites, expertly curated by Joe and his team, offers a comprehensive directory of vacation rentals in various states, making it easier for travelers to find their dream getaway.

A Trusted Resource for Vacation Seekers is more than just a collection of websites; it's a trusted resource for vacation seekers, helping them discover the perfect lodging in their desired locations. What sets apart is a unique differentiator: guests can book directly with owners or local managers, effectively bypassing the costly fees associated with platforms like VRBO, Airbnb, and This commitment to cost savings is a game-changer for travelers, making their dream getaways even more affordable and accessible.

Building a Community of Cabin Lovers

Beyond offering a vast selection of vacation rentals, Joe's dedication to fostering a community of cabin lovers is evident in the content, tips, and resources provided on The platform not only connects travelers with their ideal vacation spots but also shares valuable insights and inspiration for a fulfilling outdoor experience.

A Growing Legacy

As continues to expand and evolve, it stands as a testament to Joe Mogensen's entrepreneurial spirit, love for nature, and commitment to providing travelers with unforgettable escapes. With each passing year, the business has grown, bringing joy to countless families, friends, and adventurers in search of a unique vacation experience.

The Future of

The journey is far from over, and is poised for even greater growth and success under Joe Mogensen's dedicated leadership. With a foundation built on passion, hard work, and an unwavering commitment to quality, there's no doubt that the future holds exciting opportunities for and the community of cabin enthusiasts it serves.

Joe Mogensen's is not just a business; it's a gateway to unforgettable adventures, a testament to the beauty of the American landscape, and a celebration of the joy found in the great outdoors. It's a story of growth, passion, and a commitment to making cabin time affordable again.

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