December 29, 2022 4 min read

A bachelorette party should be as special and unique as the bride you’re celebrating. That’s why there are endless ideas you can use to create an unforgettable experience for your favorite bride-to-be. One such idea is a cabin-based bachelorette weekend.

Whether you’re fully embracing the great outdoors or glamping with an abundance of style, renting a cabin with the girls is a great way to create a bachelorette weekend you and your friends will cherish forever. Get inspiration for a fantastic weekend with these ideas for throwing a bachelorette party in a cabin.

Choose the Right Cabin for Your Needs

The first step to planning the perfect bachelorette party is to find the right location. When it comes to cabin hunting, there are a few key questions you need to ask yourself. How many people will be there? Which activities do you have planned for your time there? Will you be hunkering down for a weekend of fun within the cabin itself, or do you want a cute town nearby so you can explore, dine, and shop?

If you have a lot of guests or want to spend most of your time in and around the cabin, you need to book something big enough for everyone to be comfortable. Consider your amenities and other perks, too. Do you need internet access? Are you looking for a beautiful landscape or a nearby waterfront? Asking these questions and considering your options carefully helps you find a cabin that delivers exactly what you want during your bachelorette experience.

Find Your Theme

All good bachelorette parties have a theme. If your party is taking place in a cabin, you can lean into the aesthetic by following a rustic theme celebrating the great outdoors. Add hikes and bonfires to the weekend itinerary. Use cozy, country-chic decorations. You can even tailor party games, meals, and other details to the theme.

Remember that you don’t have to stick to a rugged outdoorsy style just because you’re in a cabin. Let your imagination run wild and create a theme that works perfectly for your bride and her friend group.

For example, you can deliver a luxurious glamping getaway experience by booking a spacious cabin with internet access, a hot tub, and other lavish amenities. Add your bride’s favorite cocktails to the mix, bring supplies for a makeover day, and spend some time at nearby boutique shops and restaurants to create a fancy girl’s weekend everyone will enjoy.

Have at Least One Meal In

Going out with the girls is always fun, but you can make some incredible memories by staying in, too. What better place is there to share the love of a group meal than in a big cabin with all your favorite people?

Make time to cook and enjoy at least one meal in the cabin itself. It doesn’t have to be extravagant; you can make big pots of chili or soup, grill burgers or hot dogs for everyone on the back deck, or have everyone bring a dish for a potluck. Even with basic or easy meals, you get to experience the joy, fun, and occasional chaos of preparing and enjoying delicious food together.

Create a Cozy Menu

The menu is a crucial part of throwing a bachelorette party in a cabin. The right meals, snacks, and drinks help bring your theme to life and create more fun for everyone.

Lean into the great outdoors by cooking up camping classics. Cook hotdogs over an open fire, grill burgers or chicken, or enjoy a hearty breakfast—or breakfast for dinner—of campfire hash. For a sweet treat, try setting up a hot cocoa bar with marshmallows, whipped cream, chocolate shavings, and other favorite toppings. When it comes to snacks for the weekend, s’mores are a must-have. But you can also make trail mix with everyone’s favorite goodies or pop homemade popcorn over the stove for a classic, buttery treat.

Take Advantage of Nature’s Beauty

When you book a cabin in a gorgeous location, everyone will be taking photos all weekend long. However, you can take this a step further by planning a photo shoot and taking advantage of your beautiful natural backdrop. Have fun posing for each other or capturing candid memories in the most breathtaking areas of your cabin rental.

Make the Gifts Fit the Vibe

The bride-to-be is the center of attention during your bachelorette weekend, but no party would be complete without favors. Party favors are a great way to thank your attendees, especially if you choose matching gifts for the girls or pick out favors that match the theme of the weekend.

For a more casual, outdoorsy vibe, women’s trucker hats are a great accessory to remind your guests of the weekend. You can also give out party favors that you’ll use that weekend, such as travel wine glasses you can take outside or monogrammed blankets to curl up with around the fire.

Add the Outdoors to Your Itinerary

Add a sense of adventure to your bachelorette weekend by spending time in the great outdoors. Whether you’re lounging on the water, hiking through the woods, or stargazing on a clear night, having some quality outdoor time makes your entire trip more unique. Take full advantage of how special your location is by soaking up the fresh air and beautiful landscapes. Just make sure each guest has comfortable clothes for whatever you have planned so everyone can enjoy themselves.

Don’t Skip Bonfire Night

Bonfires are a cabin experience you can’t miss out on. No matter what kind of theme or schedule you plan for the weekend, make sure you have room for at least one bonfire night.

There’s nothing cozier than enjoying each other’s company around a glowing, crackling fire. You can have a cookout with hotdogs, set up an extravagant s’mores bar, mix cozy cocktails, or simply bundle up with blankets, good music, and great friends. A bonfire is a fantastic way to have a relaxing night in the middle of the festivities while still creating a fun and memorable experience for everyone.

How To Throw a Bachelorette Party in a Cabin
Karen Williams
Karen Williams



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