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New Hampshire is the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts because of all of the beautiful hiking trails, mountain views, rock climbing spots, and many parks. This love of nature is reflected in many of the accommodation options throughout the state, especially if you stay in a cabin, cottage, tiny house, or other unique property through Airbnb. To immerse yourself in the local environment and have a truly memorable trip in the Northeast, here are some of the best New Hampshire Airbnbs to consider.
For up to four guests, this cabin is a great choice in Center Conway. You’ll have this two-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin to yourself and be just a couple miles from North Conway village and the White Mountain hiking trails. There are steep stairs that lead to the bedrooms, a large deck, Wi-Fi, and a large movie collection to choose from here. Heat is provided by the oversized heater in the living room and portable heaters. Access is provided by a keypad on the door, and there is parking space for three or more cars in the driveway.
This A-frame chalet is a fun place to stay in New Hampshire for up to four guests. It has two bedrooms and one bathroom, as well as a full kitchen and comfortable living space. The chalet is less than two hours from Boston and was built in 1975. There are cabins near the Highland Haus that are mostly used only during the summer. Parking is available for four cars in the summer and two cars during the winter.
You’ve heard of A-frame cabins before, but what about a G-frame? This unique cabin sleeps two people and is located on a 24-acre estate in rural New Hampshire. It is a cozy place out in nature with an open and airy interior. It’s about 196 square feet in size and includes a loft bed, kitchenette, dining table, wood stove, futon sleeper, and compost toilet inside. The cabin is off the grid but powered by solar energy and has four electrical outlets. Other things to look forward to here are the six-foot by six-foot barrel sauna and ample land for hiking and snowshoeing. Bring a cooler if you plan to have refrigerated items, and know that there is no hot water or a shower provided.
This is a great Airbnb option for your trip to New Hampshire because of the lovely views and total privacy. The home is by a 32-acre pond and comes with excellent amenities, such as the outdoor hot tub, full kitchen, and exercise and yoga rooms. The home sleeps up to six people and has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It’s tucked away in the woods and down a winding driveway. Meanwhile, it’s just over an hour from Boston, so there is plenty to do in the area. Fast Wi-Fi is available, there is parking for multiple cars, and kayaks and a canoe to use.
It’s really fun to stay in a treehouse Airbnb when you’re in New Hampshire, such as this sanctuary can accommodate up to four guests. It has two beds and a half-bath at the end of a suspended path through the trees. You’ll be 30 feet above the forest floor to reconnect with nature without being without modern amenities, like electricity, a fridge, and Wi-Fi. There’s a composting toilet at this glamping site. The treehouse is on the host’s five-acre property, and guests can access the host’s home to cook and use the full bathroom. You’ll also be next to conservation land with marked trails and a large pond for hiking and fishing.
For your large group traveling in New Hampshire, consider this Airbnb in Tilton. This property can accommodate up to 15 guests in four bedrooms and 2.5 baths. It’s a rustic home overlooking a fruit orchard and that has a front yard and outdoor play area for kids. It’s a quiet place, yet just minutes to restaurants and shops. In season, fresh apples and peaches are available. Because of its spacious accommodations offered, this is also a popular place for business training and religious retreats.
Six people can stay at this New Hampshire Airbnb that has three bedrooms and one bathroom. This is a cute cottage on Pawtuckaway Lake and a place where you can roast marshmallows around the fire pit, fish off the dock, kayak around the islands, and relax on an innertube at the beach area. The home has a full kitchen and bed linens, but you will need to bring your own towels for bathing and lake use. The Airbnb host provides guests with kayaks, canoes, paddles, and life vests.
You can live the tiny house lifestyle for a while when you book this New Hampshire Airbnb. It can sleep three guests because there are two bedrooms. The tiny home on wheels is built on a 22-foot trailer and is eight miles from the Ragged Mountain Ski Resort. It is parked near the Airbnb host’s barn and just off a quiet dirt road. It comes with an RV-style toilet, kitchen basics, a queen bed in the loft, and a twin bed on the main floor.
For a rustic, glamping experience, book this tent Airbnb that is off-grid but has many of the comforts of home. The tent comes with a wood stove and reading look, and it is nestled in a hemlock grove that overlooks a beaver pond. There is a solar shower, outhouse, and sizable deck. You’ll also have Adirondack chairs, a pond, and a fire pit during your stay. The tent is heated by the wood stove and between five minutes to an hour from hiking, boating, breweries, skiing, shopping, and swimming. The Airbnb hosts provide bins for washing dishes. You are welcome to bring your pet along for an extra fee of $50 per night.
This cottage is also available on Airbnb and on the side of Mt. Uncanoonuc with beautiful views. It offers nightly and weekly rentals and is about 15 minutes from Manchester. Up to four guests can stay here, but it also makes for a romantic getaway for two. It has a quaint kitchen, hiking trails just steps from the door, and a large deck to relax on.
Experience true glamping in New Hampshire in this tent in Sanbornton. Measuring 12 feet by 10 feet, the tent is on a raised wooden platform with an awning and deck. There’s an outdoor solar shower, outhouse toilet, picnic table, solar lighting, and fire pit here. It’s about 1,000 feet from the main house, and the campsite is about an acre in size. Pets are allowed upon request.
You can even stay in a train car when you visit New Hampshire! This caboose is ideal for a family adventure or a romantic getaway. It’s in the Lincoln area of New Hampshire. The caboose accommodates up to four guests with three beds and one bath. Inside, you’ll find a bedroom with a queen-size bed, two other single beds, a full kitchen and bath, and cable on two flat-screen televisions. Rates are higher in the summer and fall and on weekends and holidays.
Cozy cabins are plentiful in New Hampshire, including this one for two guests. This is a one-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin right off of Route 16 in Jackson. It has a private hot tub, gas fireplace, cozy bed, and private wooded setting. When you stay here, you’ll be just five minutes from Jackson Village, Wildcat Mountain, Mt. Washington and Glenn Falls. Guest perks include a stocked kitchen, outdoor charcoal grill, and easy access to hiking. You’ll need prior written approval for pets or extra guests. The host also has other cabins in the area that you can check out on Airbnb if this one is booked.
For a unique and romantic trip to New Hampshire, book this yurt that overlooks a small waterfall along Powder Mill Pond and the Contoocook River. This cozy yurt has modern features, such as Wi-Fi, cable TV, a private bath, and an outdoor shower. But it is also in a great location for hiking, fishing, swimming, and kayaking. You’ll have your own 27-acre backyard to explore during your stay, and the town of Peterborough is less than 15 minutes away. There is a tiny house for rent on this same property that is tucked in the woods and around the corner from the yurt, which is good to know if you want to travel with another couple.
Another unique place to stay in New Hampshire is this yurt at Owen Farm in Hopkinton. Up to eight guests can stay in the yurt, which is on a farm with cows, horses, and sheep. You’ll get beautiful views of the fields and be close to Concord too. The yurt has limited electricity and no running water, so it’s more of a camping experience where you can disconnect from the world and enjoy the company of your travel companions. There is heat but no air conditioning here. There’s a composting toilet but no shower. Bring your own bedding, pillows, and towels for when you stay here.