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Top 10 Airbnbs in Idaho for Every Type of Traveler

Idaho is a state with a wide variety of environments. In one area, travelers can traverse over fields of lava rock, and then head north to be in some of the most beautiful skiing in the nation. Cities continue to develop, especially Boise, so there is a phenomenal urban vein bursting with trendy cafes, eateries and shops. From pristine natural wonders to exciting built-up areas, Idaho has an Airbnb for everyone. We’ve sifted through the best, and have picked out our selections for a variety of travelers.

Solo Travelers – Tiny House Oasis, Boise Tiny House Oasis
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Solo Travelers – Tiny House Oasis, Boise

A tiny home can serve as an optimal retreat for those looking for some alone time. Relax here in Boise, where the excitement of the city is beyond the horizon, while the cozy refuge provides solitude. Warm yourself by the fire pit with a local hard cider, or take one of the bikes for a peaceful stroll through Boise‘s Greenbelt, a motor vehicle-free circuit.

Family Getaways – Casita With Salmon River Views and Beach Access, Riggins Casita With Salmon River Views and Beach Access
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Family Getaways – Casita With Salmon River Views and Beach Access, Riggins

Six guests can come experience a vast selection of recreation while being nestled on the banks of the Salmon River. Cream-colored walls, glistening tile work and warm wood give the southwestern vibe abode an unconventional feel, which is perfect for a family vacation. This river is incredible for its fishing and rafting. But simply sitting on the porch and taking in the canyon and rushing waters is amazing in itself.

Couples Retreat – Off Grid Cabin, Challis I Bar Ranch One of a kind Off Grid Cabin
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Couples Retreat – Off Grid Cabin, Challis

Sometimes a remote experience is what couples dream of for a romantic getaway. One of the best cabin Airbnbs in Idaho, this basic timber cabin sits amongst a historical ranch and gives off some seriously refreshing old-school vibes. Enjoy a simplistic kitchen and cozy sleeping quarters that sit on the cusp of a national forest, and rolling hills. A gentle creek trickles nearby, and wildlife sightings are likely.

Foodies – Minimalist Style Studio + Loft, Meridian Minimalist Style Studio + Loft
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Foodies – Minimalist Style Studio + Loft, Meridian

Guests will fall in love with this open, airy space with an abundance of modern touches. The metal spiral staircase ascends to the snuggest loft, and the subway tile adorns the spa reminiscent bathroom. The hosts also provide tasty snacks and a lovely breakfast which will kick off a foodie experience. While Meridian isn’t Boise, it’s got a food scene that’s phenomenal in its own right. For one meal, you could enjoy an authentic Chicago dog, then the next, traditional Basque food which is a unique combination of Spanish and French influence.

Nature Lovers – A Small Yurt Tucked in the Woods, Sandpoint A SMALL YURT TUCKED IN THE WOODS
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Nature Lovers – A Small Yurt Tucked in the Woods, Sandpoint

Sandpoint, Idaho is home to a majestic lake with both winter and summer recreational opportunities. Then there’s the famous Schweitzer Mountain ski resort! Make home base on your winter or summer getaway here at this cozy yurt in the woods. With a wood-burning stove and sturdy construction, any season can be more than comfortable for those who want to enjoy nature. Bonus – there’s an outhouse.

Trendy Getaways – 26th Street Studio, West Downtown Boise 26th Street Studio - West Downtown Boise
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Trendy Getaways – 26th Street Studio, West Downtown Boise

OK, so any Airbnb located near Boise is going to be quite trendy, given the nature of this ever-developing city. Cool cafés, tons of artistic features, and super nice and interesting residents make this one of the nation’s top trendy destinations. This adorable guest house, with its modernized features, just enhances the experience. So if you’re looking for something that suits a need for contemporary, you’ve found it.

Peace & Quiet – Restored 1909 Train Car on 145 Acres, Deary Restored 1909 Train Car on 145 Acres
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Peace & Quiet – Restored 1909 Train Car on 145 Acres, Deary

In the early 1900s, this train cart ran along the railways of Idaho and Montana. Today, it’s been lovingly restored and turned into a stunning Airbnb listing. With a refined feel, everything remains quite home-like, so it’s easy to spend days on end without ever missing big city living. Fishing, hiking and ATV excursions are some of the things to experience in the area.

Budget-Savvy – Charming Art Deco with Modern Flair, Boise Charming ArtDeco w/Modern Flair
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Budget-Savvy – Charming Art Deco with Modern Flair, Boise

There are definitely Airbnb‘s in Idaho that are cheaper. But for the price and the location, it doesn’t get much better than this compact historic bungalow. In addition to traditional furnishings, guests can enjoy spacious outdoor space and walkability to the heart of downtown Boise. Bogus Basin, the nearest ski resort, is just 30 minutes away.

Quirky Stays – Big Idaho Potato Hotel, Boise Big Idaho Potato Hotel Airbnb
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Quirky Stays – Big Idaho Potato Hotel, Boise

Well, it doesn’t get more unusual than this stay, offering one of the most unique Airbnbs in the U.S. Come stay in a giant potato – seriously. But don’t think you’ll be roughing it, because the interior is surprisingly chic and gorgeous. To complement the luxurious nature of the interior of the root veggie, there is a silo where guests can have a spa experience to end a day of adventure.

Adventure Seekers – Crystal Peak Lookout, Fernwood Crystal Peak Lookout
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Adventure Seekers – Crystal Peak Lookout, Fernwood

Once serving as a fire tower, this popular glamping spot in Idaho has been modernized into a sleek getaway, with plenty of rustic attributes. Warm by the wood-burning stove in the winter, or spend some time in the fire powered sauna. You’ll have to have a four-wheel-drive vehicle to make it to the rugged location, and in the winter the journey will require a snowmobile. The surrounding terrain is perfect for snowshoeing and hiking.

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