These Are the Coolest Airbnb Destinations in Every State
The state you live in, or even a neighboring state within driving distance, most likely contains unexpected gems when it comes to vacation destinations. Airbnb offers the most unique stays in every state in the country, and this list proves that there are some stunning vacation homes right in your own backyard.
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Storybook Castle BnB, Fairhope
You can pretend you are an extra in Bridgerton if you rent out this historic castle in Fairhope. It’s called Sheldon Castle, and it’s a registered Baldwin County historic home with a charmingly artistic feel. If you stay here, you’re just a simple walk away from downtown Fairhope.
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Cozy Alaskan Cabin, Fairbanks
Get an authentic Alaskan experience in this cozy cabin nestled at the edge of the woods just five miles from downtown Fairbanks. It overlooks Creamer’s Field Waterfowl Refuge, meaning you should be able to spot wildlife and picture-perfect views right from the window or porch.
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Navajo Hogan, Cameron
If you’re looking for an off-the-grid getaway under an open sky, then you will be interested in this earth house (called a hogan) in a very secluded and remote location of the Western Navajo Nation. There’s no electricity or running water, so bring your camping skills.
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87Getaway Tree House Escape, Mountain View
This rustic retreat sits atop the trees of the Ozark Forest for a real breath of fresh air. The luxury treehouse comes with comfortable beds, a Jacuzzi, and a fire pit and hammock outside.
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Pirates of the Caribbean Getaway, Topanga Canyon
This pirate-themed spot features a rock crystal fireplace, waterfalls, a Jacuzzi, and a decorated patio that was made for photos. Staying here will make you feel like you’re in Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean.
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Private Sage Canyon Cliff House, Cortez
This cliffside home is built right into the red rock wall of a private canyon alcove at the flank of Sleeping Ute Mountain in McElmo Canyon. There are actually walls of red rock in the house!
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Secluded Zen House, Stamford
This beautiful oasis in Connecticut brings serenity and quiet, with gorgeous surrounding views. Located less than an hour from New York City, this wonderfully designed “zen house” features a calming pool, special design details meant to make you feel at peace, and plenty of brightly-lit living areas.
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Tiny House at Good Earth Farm, Ocean View
This custom-made tiny house —which is a converted potting shed—is nestled in the middle of an organic garden. It’s little and cozy, stocked with all the amenities you need, and just a few miles from the beach. You can walk outside into a garden, and the Organic Market (fully stocked with delicious food) is right outside.
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Treehouse Canopy Room, Miami
This is a real treehouse: There’s no air conditioning, mosquito nets around the beds, and actual tree trunks growing through the place. This special space is located on a permaculture farm, so you’ll be able to interact with goats, pigs, emus, roosters, parrots, tortoises, and more.
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Secluded Intown Treehouse, Atlanta
Between the dreamy string lights, huge windows, and the rope bridges, this treehouse is beautiful in every way. It’s made up of three separate areas called Mind, Body, and Spirit, all connected by rope bridges. It’s romantic, relaxing, and gives you the chance to sleep under the stars in a remote spot of Atlanta.
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Luxury Treehouse, Kailua-Kona
This Hawaiian getaway is gorgeous, with plenty of open space for fresh air, views of the rainforest and ocean, and luxury extras that will make you feel like you’re in a 5-star hotel. There are also real tree branches growing through it, which adds a unique touch.
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Rock n’ Roll Retreat, Chicago
Located in the Windy City, this luxury apartment is every rock n’ roll fan’s dream. The walls are lined with guitars, photos, and other music memorabilia. As an added bonus, the spot is just minutes away from the city’s iconic shopping district, The Magnificent Mile.
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This renovated 20th-century barn has a beautiful interior with a fully stocked kitchen, a cozy couch for watching TV, a pool table, a wet bar, and a picture-perfect spiral staircase. It’s all on 16 acres of land for you to explore.
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1920s Built Country Cabin, Cumming
Go back in time in this 1920 log cabin, which is on two rural country acres of space close to downtown Des Moines. There’s a large fire pit and private deck, apple and pear trees all over, and lots of wildlife to spot. The rustic home is also close to plenty of restaurants and distilleries.
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Konza Cabin, Manhattan
This unique Kansas Airbnb is a little living space made out of two grain bins with an all-glass atrium. The result is an enviable cabin on 100 acres of farmland with horses, ponds, and lots of wildlife. It’s interesting, fun, and packed with everything you need.
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Theodore Tiny Cabin, Powell County
Located in the Red River Gorge on a rare piece of private land in the Daniel Boone National Forest, this cabin is an homage to wildlife and national parks. It’s also extremely charming inside, with a loft bed and thoughtful architectural design.
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Renovated 1830s Residence, New Orleans
This bright and airy space in New Orleans is a delightful mix of the old and the new: It’s a renovated home from the 1830s, with custom countertops made out of 200-year-old reclaimed heart pine timbers and perfectly modern design elements. The building also has shared cabanas with salt- and freshwater hot tubs.
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Coyote’s Den at the Howling Woods, Tremont
Coyote’s Den is located on seven acres of forest and is very much off the grid. There’s an outhouse, no electricity, and the house is heated by wood. There are also large windows for sunshine and a cozy bed — plus, you’re surrounded by wildlife and only a bike ride away from the beach.
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Mountain Myst, Boonsboro
Mix luxury and nature with this gorgeous cabin in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It looks over the town of Boonsboro and has vaulted ceilings, stone fireplaces, huge windows, upscale amenities, and lots of wildlife (especially deer and turkey). The wrap-around porch offers great views and is near the Appalachian Trail.
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The Pond House, Ashfield
This magical screened-in house allows you to lie in a comfy bed while listening to all the sounds of nature and gazing at the trees around you.
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Fernside Aframe, Indian River
This gorgeous A-frame cottage sits on the Sturgeon River, nestled in the trees. It’s serene, relaxing, and aesthetically pleasing, full of comfy couches and beds for the ultimate restful stay.
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Magic Studio at the Wolf House, Minneapolis
You have never seen an Airbnb quite like this one. The entire house is painted with murals and covered with rocks, While it feels totally secluded, the cozy spot is actually located right in the Minneapolis Arts District, close to restaurants and events.
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The Farmhouse, Corinth
This quaint home is actually a converted silo, complete with a fully furnished kitchen and gas fireplace. The relaxing space has everything you need for a nice getaway.
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Forest Garden Yurts, Galena
This glamorous yurt dates back to the 1970s, and is secluded in the Ozark Forest. The rustic space is full of artistic details and makes camping easy.
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Meadowlark Treehouse, Columbia Falls
Nothing looks quite as cozy as this spectacular treehouse covered in a dusting of fresh snow. It’s packed with luxury amenities, and is only 30 minutes away from Glacier National Park. The quiet and private spot is perfect for an unplugged getaway, since there is no internet.
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Lazy Oaks Glamping, Plattsmouth
This glamping tent makes you feel like you’re actually camping, just without unrolling a sleeping bag. It’s simple and small, featuring a quaint porch, full electric with fans/heaters, and plenty of outdoor fun.
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Death Valley House, Beatty
If you are looking to unplug away from other people, then this rental, located on an isolated piece of land in the Nevada High Desert, is for you. The surrounding landscape is stunning, and the house itself has lots of light, a large deck with a sunken-in hot tub, and a modern design.
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Treehouse at the Shire, Conway
If you want to unplug and feel restored and at one with nature, this is your Airbnb. The treehouse has no electricity or running water, the kitchen is outside, and there’s an outhouse instead of a regular bathroom.
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Hippy Hut, East Windsor
This hut house is definitely not like any other place you’ve stayed, and it’s anything but boring. There are hammocks, a fire pit and fireplace, heated outdoor shower, games, and so much more.