Published June 23, 2020 6/23/2020

18 Coolest Airbnb Rentals in Texas

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Texas is home to so many incredible destinations, so why not stay at a vacation home that is equally as incredible? These Airbnbs are not your average vacation home. From artsy downtown lofts to off-the-grid cabins, there is a Texas Airbnb that is sure to please any and all vacationers looking for a unique getaway. Not in any particular order, here are the coolest Airbnb rentals in the Lone Star State.

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Central Colorful Artist Home, Austin Casa Azul
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Casa Azul

Central Colorful Artist Home, Austin

If you’re heading to the eclectic city of Austin, you might as well stay in a place that exudes art and Austin culture. This central Austin home is filled, inside and outside, with folk art. You won’t miss this house; it’s painted blue, hence the name “Casa Azul.” This stucco-style home has unique architecture and awesome outdoor areas, like the courtyard and the rooftop patio. On the inside, expect an area that sleeps four. The interior is decorated with antique furniture along with a bright and colorful color scheme. Located in the Rosedale neighborhood of downtown Austin, this Airbnb is within walking distance of coffee shops, bars and restaurants.

Cloey’s Cabin, Chandler Cloey's Cabin
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Cloey's Cabin

Cloey’s Cabin, Chandler

This Texas Airbnb home is the perfect option for those looking for a private getaway. Since it only accommodates two people, Cloey’s Cabin is highly recommended for a couple’s vacation. This cabin is located on a small, private lake, but that isn’t the only thing that makes this cabin unique. The bathtubs are actually made of horse troughs, and don’t forget to soak in the hot tub that’s on site.

Mining Ruin Loft House, Terlingua Miner Loft House in Terlingua
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Miner Loft House in Terlingua

Mining Ruin Loft House, Terlingua

This historic lodging option offers some of the best views Texas has to offer. This loft house was actually created from an authentic mining ruin, which was originally built approximately a hundred years ago. Providing views of the Chisos Mountains and Big Bend National Park, this Texas Airbnb definitely offers some of the best views out of nearly all the properties on this list. The porch is a great spot to relax and watch the sunrise or sunset. This loft house, which accommodates two people, does come with a fully-equipped kitchen area. You truly will be one with nature here.

Off-Grid Adobe Dome, Terlingua Dome Home
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Dome Home

Off-Grid Adobe Dome, Terlingua

If the mining loft house mentioned above is booked, this off-grid adobe dome is also a wonderful option for a couple staying in Terlingua. Do keep in mind that this Airbnb is truly off-grid, therefore it is powered by solar power. This dome home has gained some notoriety; it has been featured on “Mighty Tiny Houses” on HGTV. The adobe home is a close drive to Big Bend National Park, a true Texas treasure. The best time to stay at the dome is spring or fall since this little home does not have air conditioning. However there is a small kitchen, composting toilet, outdoor shower and Wi-Fi available.

Sandy Toes House, Galveston Sandy Toes
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Sandy Toes

Sandy Toes House, Galveston

This adorable Galveston home is the perfect place for a large family visiting this idyllic Texas coastal town. Since it accommodates 11 people, it really is a great place to spend a summer vacation. The “Sandy Toes” house is unique because of its fun and vibrant decor, along with its awesome location. With high ceilings and a bright and beachy aesthetic, your family is sure to feel happy and light here. Furthermore, this house is only one block from the beach and Galveston’s Seawall. There really is no need to drive when you can simply walk to the Seawall and many of Galveston’s unique restaurants and shops.

Eclectic “Das Jager Haus” Cabin, Fredericksburg Das Jager Haus
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Das Jager Haus

Eclectic “Das Jager Haus” Cabin, Fredericksburg

Known as “Das Jager Haus,” this incredible cabin in Fredericksburg has modern amenities while also providing privacy and seclusion. The cabin, which is located on 10 acres, offers cozy accommodations for three people. Start a fire out front and enjoy the open space of Texas’ Hill Country. This spot is truly a place to get away from stressful city life.

Casita Roja Cabin, Austin Casa Rojita
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Casa Rojita

Casita Roja Cabin, Austin

Escape to a treehouse cabin in the heart of Austin. This artistic downtown treehouse cabin, known as “Casita Roja,” overlooks a waterfall and pond. This Texas Airbnb gives guests an oasis in the middle of a metropolitan city. Located in the Travis Heights neighborhood, Casita Roja is one of many older vintage homes in this unique Austin suburb. Stroll along the Butler Trail, which follows Lady Bird Lake. Or simply relax by the fire pit at this Austin treehouse.

Salvation Cabin on Blanco River, Wimberley Salvation Cabin
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Salvation Cabin

Salvation Cabin on Blanco River, Wimberley

Between Austin and San Antonio is the small and lovely town of Wimberley. For a remarkable stay in this unique town, book the “Salvation Cabin,” which is on five acres along the Blanco River. This log cabin is filled with antiques and one-of-a-kind artifacts. However, this vacation home is perfect for river lovers, since it comes complete with kayaks and tubes.

Extraordinary Treehouse, Dallas Extraordinary Treehouse in Dallas, TX
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Extraordinary Treehouse in Dallas, TX

Extraordinary Treehouse, Dallas

You’ll forget you’re in the middle of Dallas when you stay at this treehouse Airbnb. This two-bedroom home is found in the Little Forest Hills area of Dallas. The lush greenery on the outside is seen from the floor-to-ceiling windows in the sitting room, a perfect spot to spend your time when you aren’t exploring the top attractions in Dallas. This bohemian treehouse oasis can sleep up to four people. Wood paneling, nature-inspired decor and a forested canopy patio make this Airbnb both picturesque and cozy.

Modern Tiny Cabin, Dripping Springs Modern Tiny Cabin in Dripping Springs, TX
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Modern Tiny Cabin in Dripping Springs, TX

Modern Tiny Cabin, Dripping Springs

If you’re traveling to Dripping Springs, you’ll want to book this lovely cabin for your Central Texas escape. This modern tiny cabin is an ideal Airbnb for those wanting to escape the city since it’s located on a ranch. The interior is quite impressive, with its 14-foot ceilings and birch plywood walls. However, the spacious porch is where many guests spend their time since it boasts views of the surrounding hill country.

Modern Solar Home, Marfa Modern Solar Home near Marfa, TX
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Modern Solar Home near Marfa, TX

Modern Solar Home, Marfa

This Airbnb near Marfa is the perfect home base for travelers visiting West Texas. Eco-friendly travelers will love that this home is solar-powered. Guests here will enjoy a full cook’s kitchen, isolated surroundings, and two bedrooms that can sleep up to five people. View wildlife, a big Texas sunset and the impressive night sky from this remote solar home.

Modern Barndominium Treehouse, San Marcos Modern Barndominium Treehouse in San Marcos, TX
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Modern Barndominium Treehouse in San Marcos, TX

Modern Barndominium Treehouse, San Marcos

This Airbnb in San Marcos is a barndominium treehouse tucked away on six acres. The rustic interior is full of natural light and unique features like a clawfoot tub and wood-burning stove. This two-story barndominium has an upstairs deck, which is a great place to relax under a canopy of trees. Up to four people can stay comfortably in this San Marcos treehouse.

Ryders Treehouse, Baird Ryders Treehouse
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Ryders Treehouse

Ryders Treehouse, Baird

Stay in a treehouse on a Texas ranch when you book this incredible Airbnb in Baird, Texas. This Airbnb is perfect for a couple’s getaway, as there is only one bedroom. However, there is no way you will feel crowded in Ryders Treehouse because there are a number of outdoor spots to rest and enjoy. Watch the sunset from the 360-degree canopy space or take a rest in the hammock. If you can pull yourself away from the treehouse, take advantage of what the ranch has to offer, like horseback riding and fishing.

The Birdhouse Cabin, Glen Rose The Birdhouse Cabin
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The Birdhouse Cabin

The Birdhouse Cabin, Glen Rose

This Glen Rose Airbnb is rightly called the “Birdhouse,” as it’s a treehouse perched on a platform that is accessed by a cable bridge. This rustic, two-story Airbnb has one bedroom, making it a quiet retreat for two guests. Enjoy watching the sunset from your private balcony here. This Airbnb is ideal for those wanting a true escape since it has no TV or internet.

Romantic Log Cabin, Wimberley Romantic Log Cabin on Smith Creek
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Romantic Log Cabin on Smith Creek

Romantic Log Cabin, Wimberley

Close to downtown Wimberley, this Hill Country cabin offers a country getaway that doesn’t skimp on modern amenities (like WiFi and cable TV). Enjoy nights around the fire pit or relax in the outdoor hot tub here. Known as Three Graces Cabin, this log cabin comes with unique features, like a wood-burning stove, fresh eggs from the resident hens, and organic coffee. You’re sure to find relaxation when you book this cabin found on 10-acres of Texas Hill Country.

The Moonshiner Cabin, Wimberley The Moonshiner Cabin
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The Moonshiner Cabin

The Moonshiner Cabin, Wimberley

Known as “The Moonshiner,” this one-bedroom cabin transports you back in time to the Prohibition era. Lavish wallpaper, a clawfoot tub, and a velvet vintage loveseat turn this log cabin into a swanky getaway. Enjoy WiFi, Cable TV, and a hot tub during your stay here. This Texas Airbnb is a perfect stay for couples visiting Wimberley.

Architectural Beauty in the Woods, Royse City Architectural Beauty in the Woods
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Architectural Beauty in the Woods

Architectural Beauty in the Woods, Royse City

This modern cabin in Royse City, Texas is full of natural light and trendy design elements. With an open-floor concept and a see-through fireplace, this cabin feels spacious even when it only has one bedroom. When you aren’t relaxing in this architectural beauty of a cabin, enjoy the patio area and outdoor hot tub. Since this Airbnb is close to Dallas, it’s perfect for those wanting to escape the big city.

The Montclair House, Oak Cliff The Montclair House in Historical Winnetka Heights
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The Montclair House in Historical Winnetka Heights

The Montclair House, Oak Cliff

Natural lighting, white-toned decor, and shabby chic design elements give this Texas Airbnb an elegant yet down-home ambiance. Located in Winnetka Heights, a historic area in Dallas, the Montclair House is a top-rated rental that is close to some of the city’s most popular eateries and bars. This quaint house is meant for two guests.

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