The Most Unique Airbnb’s in Every State in the USA
Are you looking for a unique vacation exprience? If you’re tired of staying in hotels that lack any charactor, check out these unique airbnb’s across the USA. There are really some pretty cool properties to stay at in every state.
If you’ve ever dreamed of staying in a treehouse, on a houseboat, in a cave or even a castle, take a look at some of the coolest airbnb’s I’ve found. Which one would you would like to stay at?
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Alabama: REMOTE Off-Grid Tiny House | Hiking | Fishing, Kimberly
Need to unplug, and reconnect with nature? Get off the grid and stay at the Case Rock Cabin in Kimberly, Alabama! This unique tiny house is located on the banks of the Locust Fork River, 30 minutes north of Birmingham. It can accommodate 6 guests.
Alaska: Orca Island Cabins, Seward
Stay in a Yurt on an all-inclusive island retreat in picturesque Humpy Cove, Orca Island, Alaska. Guests have full use of kayaks, stand up paddleboards and row boats. Fishing gear is also available. The yurts are luxurious, “glamping” outdoor living spaces that accommodate 2 guests. The yurts have propane wood stoves for providing heat, running water, and private bathrooms with 3 piece bath including composting toilets. For one of airbnb’s unique stays in Alaska, book one of the yurts offered on this island retreat.
Arizona: Sedona Domes 5-Star Landmark Extreme Home
This one of a kind dome home is located near two of Sedona’s most popular vortexes, Cathedral Rock and Bell Rock. Great location near hiking trails, art galleries, spas, cafes, and restaurants. Airbnb’s unique dome home accommodates up to 7 people.
Arkansas: 87Getaway Treehouse Escape, Mountain View
Have you every wanted to stay in a treehouse? Stay in this cool airbnb atop the trees of the Ozark Forest, and enjoy nature from the deck that surrounds the entire top level. A king sized bed, and full sized sleeper sofa give you plenty of sleeping space and accommodates 4 guests. Relax around the fire pit . There are beautiful hikes, day trips, and activities nearby.
California: Area 55 Futuro House, Joshua Tree
For the ultimate Glamping experience, stay off the grid in a tiny house that looks like a UFO! At night, you can star gaze around the fire pit while you make smores. This is definitely one of the more unusual, unique airbnb’s we have seen! The Futuro House accommodates 4 guests.
Colorado: Canyon Hideout Bungalow, Cortez
Stay in a totally refurbished 1958 Retro Airstream trailer. It’s tucked under a 900+ year old Juniper tree in the red rock canyons. This is the perfect spot if you love nature, and hiking. Explore all the nearby trails, and canyons. The Airstream accommodates 2 guests. It has 1 bedroom with a queen-sized pillow top bed, cook top stove, internet & wifi, mid-sized fridge, coffee maker, toaster, micro-wave, dishes and cooking utensils. The private bathroom is a few steps off the front patio with a shower, toilet, sink & heater.
Connecticut: Water Forest Retreat -Octagon, Norwich
This cozy cedar octagon is next to a brook on 100 acres of forest with a pond, waterfall, marsh and hiking trails. Relax, and enjoy nature in this private retreat. There are 2 1/2 miles of well-maintained hiking trails with some that follow the brook to a waterfall. If you are looking for a place to swim, canoe or kayak, Gardner Lake State Park is nearby. This airbnb’s unique little tiny house accommodates 2 guests.
Delaware: Tiny House at Good Earth Farm, Ocean View
This custom built tiny house is set in a beautiful organic garden and farm, and just 4.7 miles from Bethany Beach. It sleeps up to 3 and has stairs which lead to Lofted bed with Tuft & Needle mattress. Kitchen is equipped with stove, refrigerator, dishes, coffee pot, and microwave. Walk out of your door to a fully stocked Organic Market, or have a glass of wine at the cafe with lunch.
The Salty Seahorse – Unique Floating Barrel Cabin, Key Largo
Looking for an adventure? Stay in a floating cedar barrel cabin on the Gulf of Mexico. Swim, fish and snorkel whenever you want right off your own floating getaway! Watch dolphins, tropical fish, manatees and other indigenous birds and wildlife pass by while you sit on the deck. It comes equipped with your own tandem kayak for transportation to and from shore. This is one of airbnb’s unique accommodations, if you are adventurous.
Georgia: Tiny House on Little Road, Canton
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a tiny house? This cute airbnb is the perfect getaway to try it out. Accommodations include a cozy loft with a queen bed, a modern kitchen with 2 burner range, microwave, toaster oven, refrigerator, and coffee maker. Accommodate 2 guests. The French doors open to a patio, a fire pit, and a two person hammock under the canopy of the trees.
Hawaii: Adventure Treehouse – As featured on HGTV! Mt. View
This unique airbnb’s rental is like no other. The off grid, tropical tiny house is eco-friendly, has a budding botanical garden, and unique custom interior. It’s the perfect retreat to escape your busy life. The tiny house has 2 bedrooms, and accommodates 4 guests. Since it is 8 feet off the ground, you have views of the surrounding jungle of Ohia and Hapu’u. And, it also comes equipped with a swinging bridge, it’s own zipline, and a treehouse deck. How fun is that?
Idaho: Big Idaho Potato Hotel, Boise
Bet you never thought you could stay in a giant potato! Well you can! This unique airbnb’s like no other! It’s a 6-ton potato in Boise, Idaho and accommodates 2 guests. The potato has a very stylish interior, and amenities include a mini fridge, old records to play and a custom-built bed. You can retreat to a customized silo turned into a spa, which is perfect for soaking in while gazing up at the stars.
Illinois: White Oak Treehouse by Garden of the Gods, Elizabeth Town
This airbnb treehouse is built in a 200+ year old white oak tree and accommodates up to 6. It’s located on a small resort, minutes away from the famous Garden of the Gods in the Shawnee National Forest. Enjoy the pond at the main resort for catch and release fishing, and paddle boating.
Indiana: Vintage 1850’s Log Cabin, Flora
Escape your busy lifestyle and stay in an authentic 1850’s log cabin in the midst of Heritage Farm, a working alpaca farm. The cabin accommodates up to 6. Hike or cycle in the woodlands, and enjoy the nearby creeks. Add one of the Heritage Farm Experiences to your stay. Options include working with the shearing crew, making a fiber craft, learning brick oven pizza making, helping with alpaca health care, and taking an in-depth tour of the farm.
Iowa: CR Station Train Caboose, Decorah
This airbnb is a charming, cozy caboose and accommodate up to 4 guests. It’s equipped with all the amenities you’ll need! Relax in the original conductor’s chairs as you watch the sunset over the horse pasture!
Kansas: As seen on “You Can’t Turn That Into A House”, Manhattan
For one of airbnb’s unique lodging experience, check out this home in the Flint Hills, Kansas. It has 2 grain bins, that are connected by glass walls, overlooking nature. It accommodates up to 4. Dine inside or outside around the fire pit and grill. If you like to fish, there is even a pond on the property!
Kentucky: Cream Houseboat 4 Bedroom, Nancy
Have you ever stayed on a houseboat? This boat accommodates up to 10 guests, so grab some friends to take along. Enjoy staying on one of the unique airbnb houseboats, that can actually be driven. Cruise around and see the sights! Grab a drink at the upper party deck wet bar, enjoy sunbathing, or just relax in the shade, while you float down the river.
Louisiana: Historic Engine 24 Firehouse, New Orleans
Located near the French Quarter in the Faubourg Marigny, this is one of New Orleans’ most unique airbnb properties. This renovated 19th century Firehouse is one of the coolest places you’ll ever stay, and accommodates up to 14!
Maine: Romantic Private Island Cottage, Midcoast
Get away from it all, and escape to this private island in Maine. Spend time rejuvenating, enjoying the solitude, and interacting with nature. Gull Cottage accommodates 2 guests. The island is inaccessible by car. Bring your groceries, and kayaks, and take a ferry over to this island retreat.
Maryland: ROYAL BLUE CABOOSE at Annapolis Junction, Laurel
Climb aboard this restored Baltimore & Ohio Caboose for a cool airbnb stay. This is like RV camping but in a Caboose. It can sleep 3 , 1 bunk, and fold out sofa-bed,also a cot to make 4. There is a fiddle, mandolin, banjo, and guitar on the walls that you are welcome to take down, and play a tune.
Massachusetts: ‘Silo Studio’ Cottage, Tyrinham
This airbnb round silo cottage is incredibly romantic, and oozes charm! The two-story cottage’s bedroom has a 35 foot high conical ceiling, and a beautiful canopied bed. Massive, multi-paned “mill windows” provide amazing views of the trees, sky and out to the lily pond. Downstairs, the sitting room looks out to a babbling brook, and lovely gardens. Explore the garden paths, babbling brook with stone bridges, and the lily ponds. Have a seat on the stone bench seating area with ‘chiminea’, and enjoy a fire. The cottage accommodates 2 guests.
Michigan: Stay on the water aboard Tangerine Dream! Douglas
Stay aboard a completely remodeled 1969 RiverQueen houseboat in the heart of Saugatuck/Douglas for a truly unique airbnb experience. Close to downtown shops, restaurants, parks, and galleries. Sleeps 5 with a dinette that converts to a full size bed, and two bunk twin beds. There is also a small convertible sofa sleeper to accommodate an additional guest. The boat is docked at Tower Marine in Douglas which offers a shared pool, coin laundry, and full shower/bathroom facility.
Minnesota: “Pirate Ship” Modern Live-Aboard Mississippi River, St. Paul
Stay on a 65′ long Pirate Ship that sits in the Mississippi River! It’s equipped with two bedrooms, two heads, a hammock, and lots of nooks to hideout at. There’s a shower, kitchen, central air, big upper deck, planks, fireplace, tables and couches, tunes, and theme lighting. The whole Ship is yours, and accommodate up to 6 guests. Stand Up Paddleboards, and Kayaks are available for use.
Mississippi: Try a Tiny! [modern shipping container retreat] Starkville
Stay in a private airbnb 40 foot shipping tiny home. This cozy little place accommodates up to 3 guests. It’s tucked among the trees, and just 10 minutes from downtown! Relax by the fire pit under bistro lights.
Missouri: The Silos at Prairie Vale- lil Silo on the Prairie, Green Ridge
Experience living in a Silo on a family owned Missouri farm… complete with Nigerian Dwarf goats, miniature donkey, chickens, and more! This tiny airbnb house accommodates up to 4 guests comfortably. There is a double bed in the loft, and a futon on the lower level. Bikes can be rented by the day, and fishing poles are available to borrow, if you’d like to try fishing in the pond. A fire pit by the pond can used for roasting smores.
Montana: Creekside Hideaway Earth House, Clancy
This charming airbnb earth home is nestled in the foothills of the Elkhorn Mountains. You’ll feel like you came upon a Hobbit house in Lord of the Rings! Unique features include 4 full sized built in sleeping nooks, each with their own lights and electrical outlets, a secret door to a hidden private bedroom, and a shower you enter through a ‘tree trunk’ with almost 13ft ceilings!
Nebraska: Kottage Knechtion treehouse house B&B, Sioux City
Disconnect from the outside world in this airbnb treehouse built with reclaimed repurposed materials. It’s nestled between 2 cottonwood trees 18 feet up in the air. This cozy Treehouse accommodates 2 guests. Food is prepared fresh daily in the koffie shop, and guests will be provided with breakfast of choice.
Nevada: Covered Wagon /Near Las Vegas on Dude Ranch, Sandy Valley
Stay on a working dude ranch in a covered wagon, designed in the fashion of an old western trail wagon. The inside of the wagon is decorated in a Victorian decor, and accommodates 2 guests. Explore the ranch, and all of it’s animals. With advanced notice, trail rides and meals are available.
New Hampshire: Treetop Sanctuary, Dunbarton
Follow the suspended path through the trees to your own little treetop oasis. Reconnect with nature when you stay in this charming treehouse. The space rests 30 feet above the forest floor, and accommodates 4 guests. 200 acres of conservation land are adjacent to property. There’s a large pond for fishing, and marked trails for hiking.
New Jersey: QUEEN NEFERTITI YACHT HOTEL, Somers Point
This Vintage Yacht was said to be owned by by the classic Hollywood actor James Cagney, and then lost in a card game to an heir to the Elmer’s Glue fortune. It’s been restored back to its former glory, and turned into a Yacht Hotel. It’s filled with character, and charm. There are 2 bedrooms, and can accommodate up to 5 guests comfortably. The Yacht is docked at the Marina behind Tavern on the Bay Resort.
New Mexico: Phoenix Earthship – Experience off-grid luxury, El Prado
The Phoenix Earthship was featured in 2014 as one of Lonely Planet’s Top Ten Eco-Stays. This home’s jungle greenhouse creates its own microclimate in the high mountain desert, and is completely off-the-grid. The outer greenhouse features towering banana trees, grape vines, birds, turtles and even a fish pond. This is truly a very unique airbnb to stay in! The Earthship accommodates 4 guests comfortably.
New York: Charming Catskill Mtn Schoolhouse, Bovina Center
This airbnb is a very charming, converted one room schoolhouse, on a quiet country road. Great for a secluded romantic getaway in the country, or if you just want to unwind. Enjoy the breathtaking mountain views as you sip your morning coffee. This property has been beautifully restored, and accommodates up to 3 guests. The schoolhouse is secluded in nature, yet close to great restaurants, skiing, shopping, arts centers and museums.
North Carolina: NEW!! The Carolina Treehouse, Charlotte
Built for dreamers to reset, reflect, and create. Designed with a ‘slow’ pace in mind. Curl up on the swing bed that overlooks the private pond as you have your morning coffee, or watch the sunset in the evening by the firepit. This cozy, romantic treehouse is surrounded by nature, beautifully decorated, and accommodates 2 guests.
North Dakota: Unique Train Depot Experience, Luverne
This unique building is a historic 1890 train depot, complete with a loading dock deck. It is an opportunity to enjoy a getaway from city life. The depot has some modern features, like electricity in the bedroom, but most of its charm is from the historic character. This is more of a glamping experience. Kayaks are available to use on the river along the bottom of the property.
Ohio: MAGICAL Barn with huge loft GREAT LOCATION +saloon, Amherst
By far one of the most unique airbnb’s you can stay at! This recycled barn is amazing! It is a magical, rustic, funky, whimsical place to unwind from the world. The decor is is fun, and quite eclectic. In the loft you will find huge old antique lead glass windows that let in lots of natural light, a King size bed, and lots of fun twinkle lights, a couch, and an open concept clawfoot tub with sprayer. The saloon features a shuffleboard table, for hours of entertainment. The barn accommodates up to 4 guests.
Oklahoma: Eufaula Luxury Treehouse, Stigler
Amazing property for a lake getaway! Secluded, private, relaxing retreat with a view of beautiful Lake Eufaula. This luxury treehouse accommodates 2 guests, and is fully furnished with all the amenities of home. Relax in the Jacuzzi tub, or head on down to the camp chairs, and private fire pit. Kayaks, hiking trail, horseshoe pit, and boat rental are activity options.
Oregon: Tomahawk Island Cozy Houseboat, Portland
This floating, tiny home is adorable! It’s perfect if you are traveling solo traveler, or it can accommodate 2 guests. The cozy houseboat is docked at the Tomahawk Island Marina on Hayden Island, so you’ll have access to Portland. The outdoor deck space is just fabulous, and has beautiful views of the Columbia River!
Pennsylvania: Octagonal Lake House SPACE PLACE-Cowboy Pool! Lake Ariel
This unique octagonal shaped house is located in the Hideout, a resort community in Lake Ariel, Pocono Mountains. The house is newly renovated, and accommodates 4 guests. Relax on the deck, and enjoy the breathtaking views.
Rhode Island: Casey’s Houseboat – “Capt. Carl”, Newport
This charming, renovated houseboat is a truly unique experience, and accommodates 4 guests. It’s located at the north end of Newport harbor. You’ll love the unique setting, secure on a dock, in a private marina with easy access to town. Enjoy the sunrise in the morning, and beautiful sunsets overlooking Newport harbor, and the Newport/Pell Bridge. There are 2 single kayaks to use, right out your door.
South Carolina: THE HONEYMOON TREEHOUSE at Bolt Farm Treehouse, Wadmalaw
BOLT FARM TREEHOUSE was named the Most Popular Airbnb in South Carolina, and I can see why! This is the most romantic, and luxurious waterfront treehouse I’ve ever seen. It’s located on your own private peninsula, surrounded by nature on 30 acres. Enjoy the tranquility of untouched forest, songbirds, majestic mossy grand oak trees, tidal creek & trails suitable for walking, hiking, & jogging. Perfect for honeymoons, romantic getaways, or if you just want to treat yourself to a unique holiday.
South Dakota: Bale & Butterfly Bungalow, Rapid City
Stay in this 700 square foot tiny home located on 2 acres of beautiful high meadows. It’s close to the Badlands National Park, and an easy drive to downtown Rapid City. The bungalow accommodates up to 4 guests. It has a full kitchen, futon, queen sized bed, full bathroom, and the glass door has a view of horses in the Black Hills.
Tennessee: Sulfur Ridge-Tennessee’s First Luxury Treehouse, Bloomington Springs
Tucked deep inside the woods of Tennessee, perched 15 feet above the forest floor, this luxury airbnb treehouse is a private, intimate space to relax, unplug, and unwind. It’s just a short drive to Cummins Falls State Park, Burgess Falls State Park, Center Hill Lake and Cookeville’s historic town square. You’ll have access to the 19 acres of land if you like to hike. The treehouse has an eclectic style, and accommodates 2 guests. The space includes a luxury mattress, cast iron claw foot tub, a jukebox, a hot tub, and a fire pit to enjoy.
Texas: Terluna: Off-grid Adobe Dome near Big Bend, Terlingua
The dome is a very remote unique space in the desert near Big Bend National Park. It has been featured on HGTV’s “Mighty Tiny Houses”. The Dome accommodates 3 guests. There is a bed that sleeps two comfortably, and a pallet couch for the third guest. This off grid tiny house is solar powered. It has kitchen with a two burner propane stove and oven, a refrigerator, a composting toilet located in a private outhouse next to the dome. There is wifi on site.
Utah: BedrocK Homestead inside Escalante Nat. Monument, Boulder
This is one of airbnb’s unique properties. Stay in a cave! This airbnb Bedrock Homestead is located inside the Grand Staircase National Monument, and is on 40 acres of farmland. This is a working farm, and the owner’s grow their own food. Climb up on top of the house to view the surrounding ranch with expansive slick rock views, and gaze up at the stars. There are rivers to explore, lots of hiking options, mountain biking, horse tours which the owner can provide.The rock house uses hydroelectricity. Internet, and cell service is limited to the kitchen. It has 2 bedrooms, and can accommodate up to 5 guests.
Vermont: Kingsley Grist Mill, Clarendon
Stay in America’s only original Grist Mill & Covered Bridge residence, as seen on HGTV’s “You Live in What?”. It features a private beach, with tethered, relaxing on site float tubes, two private decks overlooking Mill River’s secluded waterfall, and Kingsley covered bridge. The house had 3 bedrooms, and can accommodate 4 guests. Experience a part of history when you stay at this airbnb’s unique, exclusive property. The Kingsley Grist Mill is a national historic site.
Virginia: LUX Tug! 142 Acres, Wooded Trails on Private Lake, Louisa
This unique luxury tugboat floats on an 8 acre private lake with an Island on 142 Wooded Acres, and over 5 miles of hiking trails. Go swimming, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, fishing, hiking, or just relax on your own private beach by the fire pit. The tugboat has 2 bedrooms, and accommodates 5 guests. It has a fully stocked kitchen, full bathroom, AC, heat, & WiFi. This is one of the unique airbnb’s that you need to experience.
Washington: Offbeat Houseboat – Float into your sweet dreams!Seattle
Stay on the Turnip one of airbnb’s unique houseboats! It’s a cool, eclectic houseboat with Japanese design features, etched glass, and old time woodworking. She is moored in South Lake Union, and has lovely views of of the lake, and the cityscape. Sit on the rooftop, while you enjoy the lake. The houseboat has 1 bedroom with a queen size bed, a sleeper sofa, a 6 foot sleeping nook, and a full size blow up mattress. There 2 kayaks available for use. There’s a little cafe at the marina which has WIFI, coffee, beer, wine.
West Virginia: Renovated Barn in Seneca Rocks, Seneca Rocks
This renovated barn is on a peaceful country road, close to Seneca Rocks, Spruce Knob, the Dolly Sods. If you’re want to get in touch with nature, and love animals, you’ll love staying in the barn! The barn has 1 bedroom with a Queen bed, a small cooking area, TV with Netflix, and accommodates 2 guests. There’s no need for an alarm clock, because you may be woken up by the rooster! Share the outside area with goats, chickens, and a peacock! There is no cell phone service in the area, but free Wifi reaches the barn.
Wisconsin: Pirate Ship Adventure cabin! Near Dells! Lyndon Station
Stay on one of airbnb’s more unique accommodations. It’s a “real” pirate ship decorated with a Caribbean theme. This massive pirate ship is the only one of its kind in the area! Perfect for kids, and adults. There’s a rock climbing wall, swing set, slide, and more. The pirate ship accommodate 6 guests. Most of this awesome ship is outdoor space. There is NOT a living room or large sitting area inside. The mid-ship deck is private, and has seating and a table. The 2 upper decks are awesome catching some sun, and relaxing. Chairs are provided. There’s also a fire pit, and park style grill-charcoal.
Wyoming: Restored 1920s Sheep Wagon Near Bighorn Forest, Shell
This 1920s sheep wagon has been restored to its original charm. Patina copper roof, and authentic wood-wheel-running-gear compliment modern touches like electric lighting/outlets, and WiFi. The wagon has a full size bed, and accommodates 2 people. It is a “short” full size bed, so if you are really tall you may not fit. Have your morning coffee sitting at the pull-out table with built in seating. Electric lighting, and an inside electrical outlet is provided. The bathrooms, and showers are in a separate central shower house a very short walk away. WiFi is available throughout the property.
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