Other than being home to a huge college, the northwestern Texas city of Lubbock is an exciting destination brimming with history, particularly in the rock and roll genre. Ever heard of Buddy Holly? Yeah, he’s a pretty big deal around here. Lubbock offers music, art, parks, water activities and a diverse, delicious food scene. The museums offer interesting peeks into the past of this gem of a city, while the western landscape adds even more alluring appeal. We’ve rounded up some cool Airbnbs that would be really awesome to call home for a few days in Lubbock, and many are super affordable.

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Historic Firehouse Historic Firehouse
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Historic Firehouse

Historic Firehouse

At one point in time, this neat structure once served as the community firehouse for the South Overton neighborhood. Today the steel staircase, along with wood and brick walls add serious enrichment to the overall feel. A wood-burning stove, roomy kitchen, outdoor patio and large, edgy living room offer ample options for lounging. Come experience a piece of Lubbock past, and imagine fire engines roaring off into the distance.

The Peggy Sue THE PEGGY SUE 3bed/2bath *near TTU*
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THE PEGGY SUE 3bed/2bath *near TTU*

The Peggy Sue

The inside of this cottage glimmers with traditional appeal, but the outdoor space might be the best part of it all. An expansive green lawn with privacy fencing and adorable touches await for endless nights of fun. Provided are classic games like giant Jenga and a corn hole set. Enjoy a simple lunch on the deck, or make a whole day of hanging in the backyard.

The Tangerine Dream The Tangerine Dream
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The Tangerine Dream

The Tangerine Dream

Is it from the future? Or maybe it’s from the retro times. Either way, the eccentric house with circle windows and orange doors is a funky treat. A mesh of cool tiles, electric colors and sleek furniture come together in all the rooms. But the rooftop deck is that wow factor attribute. Gaze toward historic downtown or enjoy an evening glass of wine with a view. If it’s raining, lounge under the covered space complete with comfy furniture. This may be one of the more out of the box choices in the city.

Lubbock Studio with Pool Access Lubbock Studio w/Pool Access
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Lubbock Studio w/Pool Access

Lubbock Studio with Pool Access

Southwestern flair oozes from the log beamed ceilings, tiled floors, aqua and wooden kitchen and the brightly patterned linens. Cacti and lounge chairs welcome guests to the outdoor pool—a luxurious addition to the authentic Texas dwelling. Enjoy a day or grilling, or keep it simple with an Agua Fresca, some music and lots of relaxation.

The Green Getaway -- Guesthouse in Magnolia Style The Green Getaway -- Guesthouse in Magnolia Style
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The Green Getaway -- Guesthouse in Magnolia Style

The Green Getaway -- Guesthouse in Magnolia Style

Reminiscent of Magnolia Market style, the little green guesthouse emerges at the end of a pathway, amongst an assortment of trees. Everything is brand new as it’s just been constructed, and the style couldn’t be more fresh and breathable. The white colors are crisp and perfectly accented with open wood shelving and blanched wood floors. Everything you need is within this mini paradise.

Lake Cabin Beautiful Cliff Views Lake Cabin Beautiful Cliff Views
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Lake Cabin Beautiful Cliff Views

Lake Cabin Beautiful Cliff Views

With a peculiar shape inside and out, the a-frame cottage gazes over Buffalo Springs lake, while having the best deck to enjoy the views from. The interior has a vague whimsical feel, with gingerbread windows and other detailed touches. Come to enjoy the water activities or just the disconnected nature of the cabin itself.

The Caboose The Caboose
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The Caboose

The Caboose

Beside a precious bed and breakfast is this authentic Santa Fe caboose, which has been remarkably restored. Now in its permanent location, it’s been set up to accommodate two guests who’d like to immerse into railroad history, literally. If you book the caboose, the bed and breakfast amenities are still available to you, like the pool and home-cooked breakfast.

The Gypsy Heart near TTU and Historical Depot Distric The Gypsy Heart near TTU & Historical Depot Dist
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The Gypsy Heart near TTU & Historical Depot Dist

The Gypsy Heart near TTU and Historical Depot Distric

Bright colors, intriguing decor and various artistry adorn the walls of this or ornate full home rental with four bedrooms and three baths. With high end touches like a grand piano, gourmet kitchen and proximity to fine dining, the Mexico, Morocco and France themed Airbnb is a vibrant, exciting place to lounge in Lubbock.

Lubbock Home with Patio, Walk to Texas Tech NEW-Updated Lubbock Home w/ Patio, Walk to TX Tech
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NEW-Updated Lubbock Home w/ Patio, Walk to TX Tech

Lubbock Home with Patio, Walk to Texas Tech

While being straight forward inside with a nice subway tiled kitchen and open concept floor plan, this is the perfect private dwelling for couples or solo travelers. Everything has a touch of modernity, while the outside is rustic and somewhat western-oriented. The private patio can be utilized for morning coffee drinking or an afternoon tasting of cheeses and wines.

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