Pete and Shirley want to escape their long-term home of Los Angeles to return to the idyllic place where they honeymooned: Hawaii. Here in the Aloha State, they seek a lush, secluded retreat to spend their golden years enjoying the unique food, culture, and natural beauty that make these islands simply unforgettable. After months of searching, they've found the perfect setting: nestled high in the tropical forests near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island. In this remote corner of paradise, Pete and Shirley have finally found the one-of-a-kind Hawaiian log cabins they've been dreaming of all these years, But after falling in love with not one, but two cabins...how will they ever decide?
Passionate anglers Joe and Katie Tharaldson dream of the perfect log cabin escape to raise their three young children on Minnesota's famous Lake of the Woods. They want a rustic waterfront home with a stone fireplace and room for guests, but their limited budget of $175,000 proves an emotional challenge. The Tharaldsons are faced with a dramatic decision to double their budget, or sacrifice their wish list and life long log cabin dreams.
Computer programmers John Hunt and Jill Rockwell love the scenic mountain town of Leavenworth, Washington so much they are ready to drop $980,000 on a luxury log cabin, but compromising their long list of wants and needs proves harder than they expected. After they tour three log charmers with over-the-top features like an infinity pool, a Snow Cat, and a cowboy saddle bar, which cabin will they choose?
Empty Nesters Derrell and Terri Watts are dreaming of the ultimate log cabin escape near Bryson City, North Carolina. They want a two bedroom rustic cabin with a stacked stone fireplace, mountain views, and luxury finishes, but their strict budget of $300,000 pits husband against wife. After five years of searching for the perfect cabin, will they ever find their dream home?
Given an opportunity to relocate to Denver, Nelson and Tracee Quinnell jump at the chance to leave Texas behind. After years of moving around the country, they've finally found a place they can set their roots down. Country people at heart, Colorado offers everything they are looking for to live that outdoor life they crave while still being close enough to their jobs in Denver. Wanting more than just a pretty view, they need a log cabin that will accommodate their large dogs and her large family. So they go on the hunt for that dream cabin to call their forever home, but will they be able to get everything they want in one cabin? Or will they have to trade a beautiful view for the space they need?
Justin and Leah are head over heels in love with each other and the outdoor lifestyle they both enjoy. After relocating from sun-kissed Hawaii, they're ready to put roots down where they first fell in love with the great outdoors: Iowa. Here in America's heartland, the search begins for a log cabin base camp for their next great adventures, but finding the perfect cabin in Iowa is no picnic. It's going to take every ounce of patience and determination they have to see their dreams become reality.
Jeff and Robbin are looking for a log cabin to escape their city life in Atlanta and are looking for a log cabin in Blue Ridge, GA, in the southern Appalachian Mountains. They hope this retreat will provide their kids an opportunity to put down the video games and play together in the great outdoors. The family has focused their search in the Aska Adventure Area, allowing them access to hiking, fishing, and family fun at Lake Blue Ridge. One of their major requirements is a cabin with a "wow factor" providing a breathtaking mountain or river view. Will they be able to find their perfect log cabin getaway?
Josh and Heather want to raise their two-year-old son in the great outdoors, so they take the plunge and leave the Seattle suburbs in hopes of finding their dream log cabin an hour east in beautiful Snoqualmie Pass. With a $400,000 budget, Josh and Heather start the cabin hunt -- but when the decision provs more difficult than expected, they have to make a tough call to find a new place to call home.
Greg and Sandy are looking for a log cabin in the small town of Big Bear Lake, California, in the heart of the San Bernardino Mountains. With three adult children and nine grandkids, they want a cozy cabin that is big enough to fit their large family. They love summer and winter activities, so the cabin of their dreams needs to be close to a ski resort and have lakefront property with mountain views. Will they be able to find a log cabin that can accommodate their whole family and deliver all the attributes they desire?
Sean and Sandy are relocating from Charlottesville, Virginia, to the White Mountains area of New Hampshire for Sandy's job and the opportunity to be closer to the great outdoors. The active couple is searching for a chalet-style cabin in an area where they can head out their door to amazing views and also hit the trails with their dog, Rusty. Will they be able to find the cabin that fits their needs for the right price?
Avid hunters Cameron and Mandy are hoping to move their two kids to a log cabin near their hometown of Demotte, Indiana. Their goal is to re-create Cameron's childhood memories of log cabin living in a home with plenty of square footage for entertaining and property for outdoor activities. Can they find the cozy, rustic log cabin of their dreams in an area where rustic architecture is a rarity?
Matt and Angie are looking for the perfect vacation cabin for their family to escape city life in Knoxville, Tennessee, and enjoy the outdoor living offered by the nearby Smoky Mountains. The family wants a log cabin with personality as well as lake and mountain views. With a budget of $350,000, can they find the perfect place to unwind and spend uninterrupted time together as a family?
A born-and-bred Michigan couple is eager to find a lakefront log home near Mount Pleasant, Michigan, to spend more time outdoors with their two small children. They challenge their real estate agent to find their dream cabin complete with an open kitchen and plenty of entertaining space within a $315,000 budget.
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