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Who doesn’t dream about staying in a massive mansion while on vacation? Well, maybe you’re more of a humble abode kind of person or would rather stay in a unique Airbnb, and that’s cool too! But just in case, we have carefully sifted through some of the largest, most insanely luxurious, downright over-the-top mansion Airbnb rentals all over the United States to find one in every state that will blow your socks off. So whichever state is on your bucket list, there is at least one crazy-cool rental that you can splurge on.
Alabama: Emerald Cove at Smith Lake - Arley
Alabama just got a super swanky upgrade by simply housing this grand nine-bedroom home that sits right on the lake. Guests can take in the toasty Southern weather from the covered porch or the deck. Sitting toward the northwest of Birmingham, visitors will be ideally located to visit other significant areas.
Alaska: Chalet by the Sea - Kodiak
You and 11 other guests can stay at this grand chalet by the sea. It offers a one-of-a-kind stay with themed rooms the kids will love, including a Cinderella room and Harry room, in addition to an amazing library, dark media room, and tower reading room. When you’re ready to explore, there are two beaches within walking distance that are great for discovering colorful sea glass.
Arizona: Frank Lloyd Wright, Norman Lykes House - Phoenix
Frank Loyd Wright was a renowned architect, known for his imaginative and masterful creations. His homes feature everything from indoor water focal points to unusual angles. Speaking of angles, this home doesn’t really have any, as it is one of Wright’s few circular-shaped dwellings, which he thought would complement the surrounding mountains in Phoenix, Arizona. The home is large, featuring attractive perks such as a sun-drenched pool. It’s not heaven, but one could mistake it to be.
Arkansas: Mermaid Manor-Most Unique Place on Lake Hamilton - Royal
An overall bright color theme, with light gray flooring and other cool tones, makes this home immediately tranquil. We are taking “yoga-like” tranquil. While the kitchen is smaller, the ocean blue countertops match the grand dining table surface. With plenty of space to stretch out, the home is minimally, but strikingly furnished.
California: Black Desert House Featured in Architectural Digest - Yucca Valley
To say the least, it was very difficult to pick just one mansion in the state of California, where over-the-top, glamorous abodes are more of a regular thing than in most states. But the striking nature of this dusty dark masterpiece caught our eye. Located within the Yucca Valley Desert, the home projects itself over the rocky landscape with an angular patio with built-in fire pit facing outward. An equally impressive pool is there for guests to enjoy, and sightsee at the same time.
Colorado: Modern Mountain Retreat with Amazing Views - Breckenridge
Colorado presents an equally difficult situation as California, there are so many stunning mansions that it is nearly impossible to pick one that rates as the very best. So we tried our hardest, and selected this beauty within one of everyone’s favorite Colorado destinations — Breckenridge. Whether dusted in snow, or surrounded by green foliage, the cleanly designed home will make jaws drop.
Connecticut: Mansion by the Lake, Airline Trail and Wineries - Hebron
This Connecticut home embodies both elegance and the authenticity of the area itself. Rich wooden floors, a staircase that hugs the wall and opens to a walkway that encircles the lower living room, a sparkling pool and plenty of outdoor seating — these are just a few of the qualities that make this home fit for anyone hoping to really live the good life while vacationing.
Delaware: Best of Both Worlds - Bethany Beach
Up to 10 guests can retreat to this Delaware beach house, near Bethany Beach. Dine on brunch favorites crafted by the fam in that beautiful kitchen or sit on the deck that has the best views downward to the canal, which flows directly to the ocean. It’s a peaceful experience being able to still have a water view, while not being amongst the bustle of a busy beach.
Florida: Exclusive Resort-Style Tropical Villa Vizalli - Palmetto Bay
Florida has some super ritzy locations, from 30A to Naples, but this Airbnb resides in Palmetto Bay. It stands out not only because of its intricate high end details, but because of the pool area, which features a naturalistic hot tub that spills over in waterfall fashion into the pool. A lovely cabana sits beside the water hole, which could be mistaken for something found in Hawaii.
Georgia: NW Buckhead, 4-Bedroom with Pool & Jacuzzi - Atlanta
This beautiful home accommodates up to 10 people and has four bedrooms and 3.5 baths for your luxury stay in Atlanta. This is an awesome house for large groups because it has a pool, Jacuzzi, a par-three golf course across the street, an outdoor porch, and a fireplace. This place is not for kids under 12 or for parties. But it’s packed with amenities, including a gym, free parking, laundry machines, a dedicated workspace, and a kitchen for cooking meals. This is a highly-rated luxury Airbnb rental that allows extended stays and is located in the western part of Buckhead and a mile north of the upper west side.
Hawaii: "Aolani House" Resort-Style Home with Infinity Pool - Holualoa
We love that this spacious abode still features countless authentic Hawaiian aesthetics, such as rich wooden floors and ceilings, along with loads of native foliage. But amenities such as a coffee bar, with all of the flavored syrups, and an infinity pool that seems to extend straight out into the tree canopy, are the absolute show-stopping features.
Idaho: The Lodge at Cherry Butte - Ashton
When you can look outside and see snowcapped mountains in the distance, that is when you really elevate things to spectacular status. However, this massive estate is part of the allure. The home still hangs on to many cabin-like features that would be expected when in the lush mountainous surroundings of the state. But then there is this suave, ambient swanky side that makes guests feel completely pampered.
Illinois: Three Pines Petersburg - Petersburg
Nestled atop one of the many hills in Petersburg, Illinois, this elegant Italianate mansion offers a birds-eye view of the picturesque surroundings. With a peaceful setting surrounded by trees, it’s only a half-mile from the town square. Built in 1875, it has vintage splendor along with modern amenities like a gourmet chef’s kitchen, two parlor rooms, a library/game room, a butler pantry, and 3.5 acres of outdoor space with three fire pits and seating areas.
Indiana: The White House - Carmel
While guests will have access to the second floor of the stunning snowy white house, they will still get that mansion experience. The lovely aesthetics, three spacious suites, and a gourmet kitchen are just some of the features. Carmel is a beautiful area of Indiana, just 20 minutes away from Indianapolis.
Iowa: Raspberry Hill Bed & Breakfast at the Edge of Ames - Ames
The craftsmanship that has gone into this home is incredible, from the exposed ceiling beams to a gorgeous fireplace within the kitchen. There are two options: a bed-and-breakfast experience or you can rent the entire home. Regardless, be sure to meander much of the home and meticulously manicured grounds.
Kansas: Historic Limestone Estate in the Tallgrass Prairie - Manhattan
The Stonehouse at Prairiewood is a historic beauty. Since 1860, the limestone structure has stood the test of time and has now been elevated to a refined venue, and vacation rental. Can you imagine how stunning your wedding could be within those age-old walls? Guests will find the aesthetics to be both rustic, authentic, and most definitely luxurious.
Kentucky: Bourbon Hous - Lexington
Welcome to the Bourbon Hous, appropriately named so because it is located in the heart of Kentucky’s renowned bourbon country. Explore the area and taste some of the finest bourbon whiskey on the earth, or take a bottle back to this incredible estate for an evening of Mario Kart and pool. Seven bedrooms create plenty of space for the family, and various touches such as exposed brick, edgy light fixtures, and a bar truly add that Kentucky charm.
Louisiana: Eclectic 5-StarTreme - New Orleans
“Ambience”— if we could think of one word to describe New Orleans, that would be it. This home certainly has that same quality, and is a historic abode with four bedrooms and five bathrooms. Guests will just feel that glowing, dimly lit coziness that comes along with a stay in NOLA. The home is extremely close to the French Quarter, and other significant destinations throughout one of the nation’s most interesting cities.
Maine: The Wiscasset White House - Wiscasset
With multiple bedrooms, all with an open and airy feel, this quintessential home epitomizes Maine living. Skylights bring brightness into various parts of the home, and the location is absolutely amazing. Wiscasset, Maine is also home to Reds Eats, which has one of the most famous lobster rolls in New England, and it’s even better on their gluten-free buttery bread. Be prepared to wait in line—but it’s worth it.
Maryland: Chesapeake Mansion - Sherwood
Marble flooring, gold light fixtures, and a variation of color for the walls ranging from teal to lime green – this is a super fun mansion for all. Sitting right on the edge of the Chesapeake Bay, the pool has the best views. Maybe enjoy some wine and cheese on that expensive grassy lawn looking out to the inlet that leads to the Atlantic Ocean.
Massachusetts: The Taggart House - Stockbridge
Built in 1850, the stunning Massachusetts home is a true depiction of history. After serving as a prestigious estate, it was a bed and breakfast for a while. Now, you and 11 other guests can rent the entire elegant pad, which features a grand dining room, detailed kitchen, and remarkable masonry work. Chandeliers add a dramatic mark to the intricately designed space. In fact, this mountain town located mansion is so stunning, that it is near the inspiration of some seriously famous paintings.
Michigan: Luxury 7-Bedroom Home - Union Pier
This dwelling may not look enormous, but it can house up to 16 guests within its wide open spaces. Dark wood trim makes for a dramatic contrast against the bright walls and décor. Chandeliers hang from the ceilings and the bedding is subtly elegant. Sitting right along Lake Michigan, the views are gorgeous, but so is the large, sparkling blue heated swimming pool.
Minnesota: Waterfront Lake Mille Lacs Lodge with Deck & Grill - Isle
If you’re looking for a luxury retreat that can sleep a significant number of people, this beautiful 8,800-square-foot lodge has nine bedrooms plus a guest suite, an extra-spacious loft, and two additional sleeping spaces, accommodating as many as 34. Perfect for entertaining, it has a commercial kitchen with a 9-burner commercial gas range, two ovens, and a 20-person farmhouse dining table. There are three wood-burning fireplaces and eight Smart TVs, while the floor-to-ceiling windows bring the outdoors. You’ll want to spend time outside on a pleasant day with enticing spaces like a waterfront deck with a fire pit, gas grill, and areas for dining alfresco.
Mississippi: Beach House at the Bay - Bay St. Louis
Mississippi’s coastline gets overlooked far too much, so we decided to pick this multi-bedroom beach house right on the water. Up to 10 guests can comfortably relax and drift onto island time. Outside is a massive pool to complement the carefree nature of the huge beach getaway itself.
Missouri: The Mermaid Inn - Osage Beach
Water fountains cascading into the pool, a waterslide, wooden grilling deck, and clear views of the blue Lake of the Ozarks waters — and that’s just the backyard. Inside, the home presents traditionally and has plenty of space for a couple of families. Family reunion anyone?
Montana: Mountain View Villa at Alpine Falls Ranch - Superior
Near the Lolo National Forest, this Montana home stays true to most of the structures in the state. Plenty of natural materials have gone into creating this multi-level masterpiece, including rustic wood and rugged stone. The bathrooms feature elegant touches like clawfoot tubs that add a balanced sprinkling of refinement to the glistening naturalistic abode. Of course, it’s hard for any man-made structure to best the surroundings of mountains, fields and wildflowers.
Nebraska: Omaha's Largest Vacation Property, Golf Front - Papillion
Featuring a 7-bedroom layout, this Omaha mansion rental has over 10,000 square feet of living space. Merging classical and European architecture and contemporary design, it makes for a perfect space to travel with friends or family. It’s warm and inviting, boasting lavishly landscaped grounds with cascading waterfall, shaded seating, and bountiful gardens, as well as a state-of-the-art kitchen with a butler’s pantry and several balconies and decks with a BBQ grill and access to a lush green lawn.
Nevada: The Buddha Estate near The Strip - Las Vegas
What doesn’t this home have? Being near the most famous place in the entire state, you wouldn’t think it would need much at all to be an alluring rental. However, outside is overflowing with things to keep guests relaxed yet busy after a night out, like a giant chess board, basketball court, incredible pool with water slide, and a sun-draped canopy. Inside takes on an eccentric contemporary look with lots of clean angles and fun accents. Don’t forget to play some rounds of mini golf.
New Hampshire: Indoor Swimming Pool, 2 Miles from Ocean - North Hampton
Relax with a glass of wine while sitting in the massive soaking tub, then hang out with the family in the movie room. During the day, spend hours at the indoor pool and never have to worry about sunburn. However, skylights let in some of the sunshine. The exterior of the home has a classic appeal that makes it a total fit for the lovely state of New Hampshire. Sixteen guests can comfortably vacation here.
New Jersey: Beautiful Bayfront - Avalon
The hosts of this home not only have an awesome dwelling for guests to enjoy, they contribute things that truly help guests sink into the environment. Take advantage of some of the recreational equipment they have left for your use, such as paddle boards to traverse the bay waters. Spend nights warming your feet by the fire pit, and breathing in the salty air.
New Mexico: Unique Oasis with Pool & Hot Tub - Santa Fe
What a spectacular representation of New Mexico! The Adobe structure is most certainly larger than other traditional structures within the state, but it has that authenticity and so much color via articulate tiling, lovely linens, and ambient lighting. Just take a look at that kitchen, with woodfired stove. The pool will be an ideal escape after a day traversing nearby trails.
New York: Modern Woodstock House in the Trees - Woodstock
We could call this the house of glass, with its abundance of windows that bring in loads of natural light. We all know there’s so much more to New York than just the city, so dive into it! This peaceful home is elevated amongst the trees and overlooks its own pool, made for peaceful and quiet afternoons. But in case you were wondering, this location is about two hours and 15 minutes from New York City. So treat yourself to dinner and a show.
North Carolina: Lake Norman Getaway - Mooresville
This luxurious seven-bedroom Lake Norman home sits on the banks of the lake and can accommodate up to 22 guests. It features 5,200 square feet with a home movie theater and game room with a full-sized shuffleboard and foosball table. Outdoors, you’ll have a swimming pool and a private dock for swimming and watersports. There’s a built-in fire pit and a full-size outdoor kitchen with a BBQ ideal for summer entertaining too.
North Dakota: The Bison Ranch Lodge - Pingree
Head to North Dakota to stay at The Bison Ranch Lodge, a five-bedroom rustic lodge set on a real, working bison ranch at the foothills of the Missouri Coteau Ridge near Pingree. Along with its incredible views of the rolling native hills of the western prairie, a long list of outdoor activities are at your fingertips, while luxury amenities include a large fully-equipped kitchen, outdoor grill, upstairs and downstairs laundry, front and back porches with seating, and outdoor fire pit.
Ohio: The Stables with Indoor Pool, Theater, Tennis - North Lawrence
The indoor pool will likely be the hangout spot when bringing the family here. The structure has an octagon/gazebo shape, and a dramatically beautiful wooden ceiling, with a fireplace sitting off to the side. Younger ones will delight over the playground, which features a pirate ship! The home itself is perfectly accented, with high-end materials and perfectly muted décor.
Oklahoma: The Gold Lion Home - Oklahoma City
Stunning. Simply stunning. There isn’t much else to say other than this home is incredibly polished and refined, and will wow you around every corner. The game room and exterior pool are just the cherry on top. If planning a visit to Oklahoma City, this would be one sweet place to stay.
Oregon: Luxury Estate for Executive or Wellness Retreat - Lake Oswego
Let’s just say, it is not easy choosing just one mansion in the state of Oregon. Whether in the busy surroundings of Portland, or tucked away amongst nature, there are some seriously spectacular estates here. This particular one has an amazing outdoor recreational space with resort-like qualities and a tranquil pool. The interior is most certainly upscale, with ornate furnishings, chandeliers, and luxurious bathrooms.
Pennsylvania: Expansive Modern Farm House on 8 acres - Collegeville
It almost seems as if this home literally screams “Pennsylvania.” From the outside, the oversized home still has quite the classic look. That makes sense, because it is a renovated farmhouse, but still sleeps an astonishing 16 guests. Expect genuine wood floors, exposed brick, and open ceilings upon entering. The property is near thousands of acres of state park land, and nearly 30 hiking trails, while also featuring a private pool.
Rhode Island: Oceanfront Home, Sakonnet Point, Newly Renovated - Little Compton
With an 8-bedroom layout, this spacious oceanfront home can accommodate up to 15 guests. Set in the heart of Sakonnet Point, its newly renovated inside and out and set right on the water so you can marvel at sunsets over the harbor during your stay. Plan a lobster bake on the rocks, set up an even fire, or play games with the little ones on the spacious lawn.
South Carolina: Waterfront Privacy, Heated Infinity Pool - Charleston
Charleston is a magical South Carolina city with tons of history and breathtaking coast line. This beach home incorporates an overall common aesthetic found in this charming corner of the United States. But the infinity pool is definitely the showstopper, as it seems to blend with the water in the distance. A flower mural sits just below the pool and can be enjoyed from the yard or while returning back from a walk along the pier.
South Dakota: Black Hills Castle near Mt. Rushmore & Rapid City - Rapid City
Who knew there were so many castles/mansions in the United States? We love that this one feels quite medieval, as guests cross over a metal and wooden bridge to the front door. Carved and arched wooden doorways add a magical element to many of the home’s doorways, but there are plenty of other traditional touches as well.
Tennessee: "Elevated Living" 5-Bedroom, 6-Bath Ultra-Luxury Cabin - Walland
In true Tennessee fashion, we bring you this mansion that doubles as a jaw-dropping cabin. Perched up on one of the rolling mountain hills, the escape is hugged by an abundance of trees and foliage. The scenery can be best enjoyed from the spacious deck area, the hot tub, or the grassy little space where the corn hole set has been placed.
Texas: Tonkawa Riverfront Retreat - Crawford
Interesting water features surround and define the front of this truly rustic Texan home. Inside, the ceilings stretch toward the sky, exposing dramatic beams and large windows that bring plenty of light into the dining and kitchen area. Kids will love the various games scattered throughout the home, such as shuffleboard. Waco, Texas, is a few minutes away, if you wanted to visit Chip and Joanna Gaines’ bakery, or other lovely businesses.
Utah: Treehouse Nestled in the Forest, Hot Tub, Fireplace, Game Room - Sundance
Treehouses can be mansions too! And what better place for a Utah mansion to be located, than in dreamy Sundance? Floor-to-ceiling windows, skylights, and an atrium give that dramatic look that definitely adds stunning status. A private park is also available to guests and features an outdoor fireplace and zip line. A concierge awaits, to take you on iconic adventures within the beehive state, such as ultimate fly fishing, or perhaps a sunrise hike.
Vermont: Stunning South Hero Home on Lake Champlain with Views - South Hero
Sitting right on Lake Champlain, this classic home is absolutely unbelievable during the fall, when all the surrounding trees start to change to hues of gold and candy apple red. Imagine enjoying the color and water views from the sunroom, where there are plenty of comfortable places to cuddle up with a book and a cup of cider.
Virginia: Cavalier Manor on Crystal Lake - Portsmouth
The striking dual staircase upon entering, the swirling molded ceiling designs, the ultimate upgrades in the kitchen like that amazing coffee machine and wet bar — so many elements make this Virginia stunner an absolute vacationer’s dream. Each room presents beautifully, and classically, with furnishings and structural attributes that aren’t overdone, but rather simply lovely. The pool is equally as attractive as the lakes the home sits near.
Washington: 20,000-Plus -Square -Foot Luxury Castle on 5+ acres - Arlington
Plenty of ironwork, carved wood, natural stone, and intricate tiling make this castle feel like a true palace. Dine on the spacious stone deck, with the most breathtaking elongated table, or find another tucked away balcony to sip a glass of wine. Kids will be delighted to find an arcade room and a movie theater, which has all of the real deal features.
West Virginia: The Colonial Estate at Harpers Ferry - Harpers Ferry
Sink into just a little bit of West Virginia’s vast history, by staying in a historic mansion. Multiple bedrooms and a toy room make us think the kids, who might’ve originally lived here, had a lot of fun. The classic structure also features an indoor pool, so any time of the year is a good time for a day of swimming.
Wisconsin: Starlight Tower Manor - Fort Atkinson
This eight-bedroom luxury manor is set atop one of the highest hills in the area, featuring a 72-foot-tall tower the hosts call “The Sky High Viewing Tower Lounge Observatory”. You can enjoy stunning views of the countryside from high above or gaze at the stars and planets with telescopes, while a spiral staircase leads to luxe living spaces. Accommodating up to 22 guests, there’s a hot tub, 35-seat movie theater, and game room with a pool table, ping pong, foosball, and vintage pinball machines, while the outdoor area has a fire pit for s’mores.
Wyoming: Alpine Paradise with Hot Tub and Sauna - Alpine
We wouldn’t expect anything less rustic for a Wyoming “mansion.” While the exterior presents like a cabin, there are many luxurious attributes to be found within. A game room with pool table also has nooks and crannies for kids to explore. The deck is a dream, and is an ideal place to enjoy the multi-season beauty of the state. Stay warm in the hot tub or the sauna.