Looking for a unique Airbnb stay? No matter which state you travel to, you’ve got some great options. From castles and houseboats to Tipis, treehouses, caves and igloos, you might want to create a bucket list and sample them all.

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Alabama: The Glass Treehouse, Hayden The Glass Treehouse
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The Glass Treehouse

Alabama: The Glass Treehouse, Hayden

If you want to be immersed in Alabama’s natural beauty, surrounded by forest with access to private waterfalls and idyllic swimming holes, the Glass Treehouse, which sleeps up to five guests in three bedrooms, may be your ideal Airbnb. Hand-built, it includes what your friendly host notes as a provocative art collection, centuries of antiques and eclectic collection of recorded music.”

Alaska: Aurora Igloos, Fairbanks Aurora Igloos, Fairbanks, Alaska Airbnb
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Aurora Igloos, Fairbanks, Alaska Airbnb

Alaska: Aurora Igloos, Fairbanks

If your goal is to view the Northern Lights, the Aurora igloos boast the only clear-roofed igloos in the entire state of Alaska. The wrap-around, clear ceiling provides unsurpassed views of the surrounding winter wonderland and the aurora borealis. You’ll have your own private bath, kitchenette and access to a yurt that provides breakfast, lunch and dinner along with a wide range of activities.

Arizona: Unique Cave on The Creek, Sedona Unique CAVE on The Creek, Sedona, Arizona Airbnb
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Unique CAVE on The Creek, Sedona, Arizona Airbnb

Arizona: Unique Cave on The Creek, Sedona

Truly one of the coolest and most unique Airbnbs out there, you’ll sleep in a cave, hidden in the wilderness on a private property in Sedona, located right above a creek. Used by Native Americans as their home centuries ago, fall asleep to the sounds of the water, and enjoy splashing around in it, cooling off during the day. There’s a paddleboard and a fire pit for guest use too.

Arkansas: Ozark Valley Bison Farm, LLC, Fox Ozark Valley Bison Farm
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Ozark Valley Bison Farm

Arkansas: Ozark Valley Bison Farm, LLC, Fox

Escape the modern world, traveling down a dirt road into a remote valley in the Ozarks to this Airbnb located on a 200-acre bison farm. The ultimate in seclusion, you’ll be surrounded by bison, as well as an abundant number of turkey and deer. Stargazing is incredible, and the nightly rates include both breakfast and a bison tour.

California: Houdini Estate, Los Angeles TheHoudiniEstate, Los Angeles, California Airbnb
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TheHoudiniEstate, Los Angeles, California Airbnb

California: Houdini Estate, Los Angeles

This magnificent historic estate spread across five acres is said to be the former home of legendary magician Harry Houdini. It’s just minutes Beverly Hills and Sunset Strip and includes its own hiking trails with ocean views, a rock waterfall, pond, heated pool and Jacuzzi, terraced gardens, outdoor fireplaces and more. It sleeps up to 12 with four large bedrooms with a master suite that includes a whirlpool tub and a carved stone mantelpiece.

Colorado: Glamping Shepard's Wagon on Colorado Horse Ranch Glamping Shepard's Wagon on Colorado Horse Ranch, Hudson Airbnb
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Glamping Shepard's Wagon on Colorado Horse Ranch, Hudson Airbnb

Colorado: Glamping Shepard's Wagon on Colorado Horse Ranch

If horse ranching is something you’ve dreamed of doing, take this unique opportunity to say in a Shepard’s Wagon on a working Colorado Horse Ranch just 35 minutes from downtown Denver. Adjacent to a bubbling creek, you’ll enjoy picturesque views and a tranquil stay in this custom-built wagon that sits on an authentic 130-year-old wagon frame.

Connecticut: Cozy Storybook Castle, Ellington Cozy Storybook Castle, Ellington, Connecticut, Airbnb
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Cozy Storybook Castle, Ellington, Connecticut, Airbnb

Connecticut: Cozy Storybook Castle, Ellington

This 3-bedroom castle located about a 20-minute drive from Hartford was built in 1917 and sleeps up to five in three bedrooms. All are themed, like the Romeo and Juliet room, to add to the romantic atmosphere. It sits on seven acres that include gardens, a fountain, a pond and a gazebo.  There’s also a fully-equipped kitchen with new appliances, a living room with a fireplace, and an inside porch guarded by a medieval knight.

Delaware: Renovated Barn in Middle of the Woods, Greenwood Renovated Barn in Middle of the Woods
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Renovated Barn in Middle of the Woods

Delaware: Renovated Barn in Middle of the Woods, Greenwood

Can you imagine taking a bubble bath in the middle of the woods? With this Delaware Airbnb you can. The renovated barn enjoys a peaceful and private setting interrupted only by local wildlife like wild turkey, deer and fox, and includes a gazebo with an outdoor Jacuzzi and shower. You’ll have two bedrooms, a kitchen, fireplace and lots of added perks too.

Florida: The Salty Seahorse, Key Largo The Salty Seahorse - Unique Floating Barrel Cabin, Key Largo, Florida Airbnb
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The Salty Seahorse - Unique Floating Barrel Cabin, Key Largo, Florida Airbnb

Florida: The Salty Seahorse, Key Largo

Another unique Airbnb waits for adventurous campers who can stay in this panoramic floating cedar barrel cabin surrounded by the sparkling waters in the Gulf of Mexico. It comes with your own personal water tender to get to and from shore and you’ll be able to swim, snorkel and fish to your heart’s delight, steps from the cabin door.

Georgia: Sereni Treehouse, Suches, Georgia Airbnb Sereni tree house, Haunted treehouse of Suches, Georgia Airbnb
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Sereni tree house, Haunted treehouse of Suches, Georgia Airbnb

Georgia: Sereni Treehouse, Suches, Georgia Airbnb

Located on five acres shared with a menagerie of animals that include a retired party pony, turkeys, ducks, chickens and goat, a stay at this treehouse Airbnb means you’ll be able to hike into the forest right from your front door. The rough-hewn wood cabin has one bedroom and lots of character, including a beautiful stained glass window above the bed. In the main house, a complimentary breakfast is served, including fruit, fresh eggs from the barn and local sausage.

Hawaii: Bamboo Temple, Maui Bamboo Temple, Maui
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Bamboo Temple, Maui

Hawaii: Bamboo Temple, Maui

The Bamboo Temple allows guests to immerse themselves in the nature of Maui, with the one-bedroom place built in the shape of a nautilus located near the ocean. Large windows showcase the stunning Hana coast and the sea. There’s an outdoor shower, a four-poster bamboo bed, a private kitchen and bathroom, while hiking trails lead to waterfall lagoons for romantic dips.

Idaho: Big Idaho Potato Hotel, Boise Big Idaho Potato Hotel, Boise
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Big Idaho Potato Hotel, Boise

Idaho: Big Idaho Potato Hotel, Boise

Possibly one of the most bizarre Airbnbs out there, Idaho is famous for its potatoes, and here you can stay inside a giant one that was transformed into a getaway for two. Recycled from the Idaho Potato Commission’s Big Idaho Potato Tour after traveling the country for seven years, it sits just south of downtown Boise and includes a custom-built bed, power outlets, a mini-fridge and old records that you can play.

Illinois: The Has Bin, Alvin The Has Bin, Illinois Airbnb
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The Has Bin, Illinois Airbnb

Illinois: The Has Bin, Alvin

A converted grain bin, The Has Bin offers a unique and tranquil getaway with an upper deck that’s ideal for watching the trains go by. It includes lots of special touches like scented soaps on the claw-foot tub and firewood for the fire pit. The bed is extra comfy and you’ll even get a delicious hot breakfast delivered to your door. Wi-Fi, cable television and many other amenities are included as well.

Indiana: Barn Surrounded by Salamonie State Park & Reservoir, Lagro Barn Surrounded by Salamonie State Park & Reservoir, Indiana Airbnb
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Barn Surrounded by Salamonie State Park & Reservoir, Indiana Airbnb

Indiana: Barn Surrounded by Salamonie State Park & Reservoir, Lagro

This barn/carriage house may be the coolest barn we’ve ever seen. You’ll stay on the second floor of an antique horse barn that’s home to horses, a dozen chickens, three ducks and what the hosts say is a “mischievous cat named Tiger.” There are 12,000 acres of trails for hiking and horseback riding, woods, meadows and ponds right behind you. It has two bedrooms, sleeping up to five and comes complete with Wi-Fi and satellite TV.

Iowa: Elliott's Burr Oak Church, Osage Elliott's Burr Oak Church, Osage, Iowa
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Elliott's Burr Oak Church, Osage, Iowa

Iowa: Elliott's Burr Oak Church, Osage

While the host may be a bit choosy about guests that stay in this converted church, there’s no doubt that it offers something unique – just be sure to read all the details first to make sure it’s right for you. The Burr Oak Church is surrounded by Iowa cornfields and bean fields in the north-east region of the state and can be rented for weddings and it’s been popular among honeymoon couples too. As one guest notes, it offers “a peaceful getaway in the heartland” and fresh eggs for making top-notch omelets.

Kansas: Historic Limestone Cabin with Loft in the Country, Ellsworth Historic Limestone Cabin, Ellsworth, Kansas Airbnb
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Historic Limestone Cabin, Ellsworth, Kansas Airbnb

Kansas: Historic Limestone Cabin with Loft in the Country, Ellsworth

This Airbnb sits in a historic limestone building with a loft on a family farm six miles north of Ellsworth. Enjoy a peaceful, relaxing stay on the prairie with lots of historic charm. While the main farmhouse is nearby, you’ll have plenty of privacy and a well-stocked place that includes toiletries, snacks and water. It sleeps a maximum of two with one loft bedroom and includes a kitchenette.

Kentucky: The Looking Glass Treehouse, Campton The Looking Glass Treehoues
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The Looking Glass Treehoues

Kentucky: The Looking Glass Treehouse, Campton

This unique dual treehouse, a little over an hour east of Lexington, sits atop a Tulip Poplar and Pignut Hickory. As the hosts describe, its façade of mirrors reflects the surrounding forest back to you, creating a shimmering atmosphere of strong trunks and vibrant leaves.” Truly magical, when you enter the kitchen you’ll be surrounded by a 360-degree view of nature. It has one bedroom but sleeps up to five with giant floor pillows, two full-size beds and a foldout twin bed.

Louisiana: Cajun Experiences, 'Let's Go Stay in the Swamp,' Morgan City Cajun Experiences, lets go stay in the Swamp, Morgan City, Louisiana Airbnb
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Cajun Experiences, lets go stay in the Swamp, Morgan City, Louisiana Airbnb

Louisiana: Cajun Experiences, 'Let's Go Stay in the Swamp,' Morgan City

If you’ve always wanted to stay in the swamp, this Airbnb is your opportunity. A houseboat that sits right in the middle of the largest swamp in America, the Atchafalaya Basin, you’ll be surrounded by wildlife like alligators, raccoons, owls, frogs, bald eagles and countless other birds. Your hosts can even take you out fishing, craw-fishing, frogging or on a swamp tour. The houseboat provides a rich cultural and authentic Louisiana Cajun experience, sleeping up to 10 with two bedrooms and 10 beds.

Maine: Great Goat Get-away in Southern Maine, Grey Great Goat Get-away in Southern Maine Airbnb
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Great Goat Get-away in Southern Maine Airbnb

Maine: Great Goat Get-away in Southern Maine, Grey

This charming house in Southern Maine, less than 20 miles northwest of Portland, is tucked in the woods on 17-acre Ten Apple Farm. Guests can help out, collecting eggs and learning how to milk, and are also welcome to the farm’s fresh eggs, cheese and goat milk. The highlight for many are the animal encounters which include chickens, pigs, sheep and goats. Ten Apple is especially famous for its goat hikes, which can be arranged too. The house has a well-equipped kitchen and comfortably sleeps six in three bedrooms.

Maryland: Royal Blue Caboose, Laurel Royal Blue Caboose, Laurel, Maryland Airbnb
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Royal Blue Caboose, Laurel, Maryland Airbnb

Maryland: Royal Blue Caboose, Laurel

The Maryland Royal Blue Caboose is the real deal. A restored original, consider this more of a glamping/RV type of experience that sleeps up to three, albeit one that comes complete with an original caboose toilet head. It also has a very small shower with a bay window view of the Washington Main line & Annapolis Junction MARC station across the street. Instruments decorate the walls, including a guitar, banjo, mandolin and fiddle, which guests are welcome to play.

Massachusetts: Wings Neck Lighthouse, Pocasset Wings Neck Lighthouse
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Wings Neck Lighthouse

Massachusetts: Wings Neck Lighthouse, Pocasset

This lighthouse Airbnb offers a very unique and historic stay along with a 360-degree ocean view. A former US Coast Guard Lighthouse it was fully renovated with the light tower still standing, attached by a breezeway to a 3-bedroom lightkeepers home. As the hosts note, you’ll be able to climb the mahogany spiral staircase and view the Atlantic from the lantern room as well as learn about the history of the lighthouse and explore the rocky shores around the tip of Wings Neck Point. It has a fireplace that opens to a large eat-in kitchen, cable TV and a DVD player, beach toys and more.

Michigan: The Love Shack on Lake Superior, Marquette The Love Shack on Lake Superior, Marquette, MI Airbnb
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The Love Shack on Lake Superior, Marquette, MI Airbnb

Michigan: The Love Shack on Lake Superior, Marquette

The ideal place to disconnect from the outside world surrounded by tranquil serenity, The Love Shack overlooks Lake Superior and has glass walls for spectacular views while providing total privacy. There’s no electricity, but there is heat, gas lights and a Finnish-built sauna. You can also cook up meals on the fire pit with a grill and dutch oven but you’ll need to bring your own ice, drinking water, food and a flashlight.

Minnesota: Pirate Ship - Live-Aboard Mississippi River, Saint Paul Pirate Ship Modern Live-Aboard Saint Paul, MN Airbnb
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Pirate Ship Modern Live-Aboard Saint Paul, MN Airbnb

Minnesota: Pirate Ship - Live-Aboard Mississippi River, Saint Paul

Pirate enthusiasts can enjoy a once in a lifetime kind of stay on a 65-foot Pirate Ship that sits in the Mississippi River just a short drive from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport. It comes complete with a gangplank as this is the real thing, complete with spider webs, dust and ladders, as the host notes. If it rains, the top deck will be wet, but at the same time, it’s not lacking amenities like the vessels of old, with central air, a fireplace, kitchen, TV with a DVD player and a shower/tub. There are kayaks and stand-up paddleboards for guests too.

Mississippi: The Lakehouse Getaway, Tupelo The Lakehouse Getaway
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The Lakehouse Getaway

Mississippi: The Lakehouse Getaway, Tupelo

An idyllic retreat in what feels like the middle of nowhere yet it’s just a 15-minute drive from downtown Tupelo, you’ll enjoy views, views and more views from The Lakehouse Getaway. Fish from the pier in the 40-acre lake stocked with bass, bream and catfish while watching the wildlife go by, including mallards and deer. The cabin has two bedrooms and sleeps up to five, along with an outdoor charcoal grill, dishwasher, washer/dryer and multiple TVs, including one outside on the covered porch.

Missouri: The Silos at Prairie Vale Farm, Green Ridge The Silos at Prairie Vale Farm Punk Silo, Green Ridge, Missouri Airbnb
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The Silos at Prairie Vale Farm Punk Silo, Green Ridge, Missouri Airbnb

Missouri: The Silos at Prairie Vale Farm, Green Ridge

Located on a family-owned farm in Missouri, this Airbnb offers a unique silo-style stay near Kathy Trail. You’ll be surrounded by friendly farm animals like miniature donkeys, Nigerian Dwarf goats, cows and chickens. It comfortably sleeps up to four and comes with a full kitchen and coffeemaker along with a selection of coffee, tea, and other beverage pods. Guests can also enjoy fishing (gear provided) on the property’s pond and use the charcoal grill and fire pit.

Montana: Tipi Chief Sitting Bull, Livingston Tipi Chief Sitting Bull
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Tipi Chief Sitting Bull

Montana: Tipi Chief Sitting Bull, Livingston

Located right next to the Yellowstone River about 30 minutes south of Livingston and a 45-minute drive north of the national park, this Airbnb offers a unique and comfortable glamping experience. The Tipi has a queen-sized bed and comes with a fire pit and Weber grill too. You’ll have your own acre of prime riverfront with ample access to fishing and boating and can enjoy breakfast inside at Sage Lodge. Each booking also includes two passes to nearby Chico Hot Springs.

Nebraska: Cadams Hunt Club, Superior Cadams Hunt Club, Superior Nebraska Airbnb
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Cadams Hunt Club, Superior Nebraska Airbnb

Nebraska: Cadams Hunt Club, Superior

Located five miles north of Superior close to the Kansas border two hours southwest of Lincoln, this unique Airbnb sits in an old brick schoolhouse. It was converted into a hunting lodge and has 10 bedrooms, making it ideal for groups of friends or large families traveling together. Just south of Superior, there’s abundant wildlife along the Republican River and excellent hunting for geese, ducks, wild turkey, pheasants, quail, deer and rabbits.

Nevada: Tipi in the Mojave near Las Vegas, Sandy Valley Tipi in the Mojave near Las Vegas
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Tipi in the Mojave near Las Vegas

Nevada: Tipi in the Mojave near Las Vegas, Sandy Valley

This Tipi in the Mohave Desert may be ideal for a romantic couples stay, set on a working ranch about 45 minutes from Las Vegas. You’ll be far enough from the big city for enjoying fantastic stargazing while being able to connect to nature, falling asleep to the cries of coyotes. Guests can even take part in ranch activities like horse rides, rodeos, cattle drives and cowboy games. The Tipi has an outdoor shower, a camping stove and other cooking supplies, with coffee and tea provided.

New Hampshire: Tree House at The Shire, Conway Tree House at the Shire, Conway NH Airbnb
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Tree House at the Shire, Conway NH Airbnb

New Hampshire: Tree House at The Shire, Conway

If you’re looking to totally unplug, this treehouse truly lets you live your childhood fantasies, immersed in the great outdoors yet less than a 20-minute drive from North Conway. It offers the concept of “tiny” living in an insulated, heated space and bedding that includes fleece blankets and an alternative down comforter. It comes with flashlights, a lantern, fans, a cookstove and an outdoor kitchen with a sink, an outdoor gas grill, cooking essentials, coffee and tea along with condiments like salt, pepper, sugar, honey, creamer and cooking oils. There’s no electricity or plumbing but six gallons of fresh well water are provided.

New Jersey: Classic Hanna Tahiti Rigged 1700s Style, Point Pleasant Classic Hanna Tahiti Rigged 1700s Style
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Classic Hanna Tahiti Rigged 1700s Style

New Jersey: Classic Hanna Tahiti Rigged 1700s Style, Point Pleasant

This unique Airbnb is more of a glamping/camping experience, with guests staying a beautiful wooden boat. It’s a 1700s-style John Hanna Tahiti Rigged sloop gaff with a galley, saloon and head with a camping-style toilet. The galley includes a propane stove as well as a fresh and seawater foot pump sink. A covered outside shower is provided, while a rowboat, kayaks and bikes can be rented for a small fee.

New Mexico: Taos Earthship Oddhouse, Taos Taos Earthship: Oddhouse, Airbnb New Mexico
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Taos Earthship: Oddhouse, Airbnb New Mexico

New Mexico: Taos Earthship Oddhouse, Taos

We love the gorgeous colors in this very unique Airbnb, The Earthship Oddhouse. An eco-friendly work of art, there’s sensual curves, gem-like details and color everywhere you look. It’s totally off-grid with no neighbors nearby, ideal for a couples’ escape when you want to relax among the peace and quiet broken only by the sounds of the coyotes in the sagebrush. Stargazing, sunrises and sunsets are all unforgettable too.

New York: Castle Cottage overlooking Lake George, Bolton Castle Cottage overlooking Lake George
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Castle Cottage overlooking Lake George

New York: Castle Cottage overlooking Lake George, Bolton

Just like it sounds, this is a fairytale-like castle, a cottage-style miniature castle that overlooks beautiful Lake George and the Adirondack Mountains. It sleeps up to six in two bedrooms and includes an eat-in kitchen along with a private outdoor terrace for relaxing with those jaw-dropping views.

North Carolina: The Love Boat, Manteo The LOVE Houseboat, Manteo, North Carolina Airbnb
The LOVE Houseboat, Manteo, North Carolina Airbnb

North Carolina: The Love Boat, Manteo

The love boat, as the name belies, provides the ultimate romantic retreat, with a stay out on the water in a catamaran cruiser on Roanoke Island. You’ll get all the comforts of home as you float in the peaceful marina, along with access to two kayaks and the marina clubhouse which has a gym, outdoor pool and pool table. A gift certificate to the local Kill Devil Hills restaurant is included too.

North Dakota: Unique Train Depot Experience, Luverne Unique Train Depot Experience, Luverne Nebraska Airbnb
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Unique Train Depot Experience, Luverne Nebraska Airbnb

North Dakota: Unique Train Depot Experience, Luverne

Train enthusiasts might want to stay in this Airbnb, set within a historic 1890 train depot on a serene farmstead filled with nature, wildlife and domestic animals. The single-level building has two large rooms, including a bedroom. While most of its charm is in the historic character, the bedroom has electricity. More of a glamping experience, you’ll need to hike through a wooded area to get to the outhouse and experience life as it once was, without cable, Wi-Fi or A/C.

Ohio: Barn with Huge Loft + Saloon, Amherst MAGICAL Barn with Huge Loft + Saloon, Amherst, Ohio Airbnb
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MAGICAL Barn with Huge Loft + Saloon, Amherst, Ohio Airbnb

Ohio: Barn with Huge Loft + Saloon, Amherst

You’d be hard-pressed to match the magical experience this colorful recycled barn offers. Extra-spacious, it has lots of antique lead glass windows, a huge loft with a king bed, sparkling lights, and an open concept claw-foot tub with a sprayer. There’s a kitchenette, a shuffleboard table in the saloon and views of the local orchards too.

Oklahoma: Oklahoma City 1925 Red Caboose, Jones Oklahoma City 1925 Red Caboose, Jones, Oklahoma Airbnb
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Oklahoma City 1925 Red Caboose, Jones, Oklahoma Airbnb

Oklahoma: Oklahoma City 1925 Red Caboose, Jones

This little red wooden caboose that dates back to 1925 offers a unique stay just 20 minutes from downtown Oklahoma City. It sits on a farm with deer, turkeys, roadrunners and other creatures, providing an ideal place for old-fashioned romance. You’ll be able to hear the howl of coyotes in the distance and enjoy plenty of comforts inside, including hot showers, air conditioning, a mini-fridge and even train-themed movies with popcorn.

Oregon: Unique, Romantic and Fun Floating House, Portland Unique, Romantic and Fun Floating House, Portland Oregon Airbnb
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Unique, Romantic and Fun Floating House, Portland Oregon Airbnb

Oregon: Unique, Romantic and Fun Floating House, Portland

Located in a Portland floating community, the floating Flamingo House offers a unique Airbnb experience close to downtown, within walking distance from plenty of shops and eateries. Kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddle boards are available for rent nearby so you can literally step out your door and have fun out on the water. Enjoy all the comforts of home, including a full kitchen, Wi-Fi and even laundry facilities.

Pennsylvania: Paradise Amish Bed & Breakfast, Paradise Paradise Amish Bed & Breakfast, Paradise Pennsylvania Airbnb
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Paradise Amish Bed & Breakfast, Paradise Pennsylvania Airbnb

Pennsylvania: Paradise Amish Bed & Breakfast, Paradise

This Airbnb offers the rare opportunity to interact with an Amish family, including a couple and five children, horses and chickens. A stay includes a 30-minute tour of the property with a family member and potentially other interactions too. Accommodation is simple, with the home sleeping up to six in two bedrooms. You’ll have electricity, but there’s no TV or Wi-Fi. A delicious breakfast will be delivered to your door.

Rhode Island: 'The Quonset' Close to Beach, Game Room & Hot Tub, Tiverton 'The Quonset' Close to Beach, Game Room & Hot Tub Airbnb Tiverton, Rhode Island
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'The Quonset' Close to Beach, Game Room & Hot Tub Airbnb Tiverton, Rhode Island

Rhode Island: 'The Quonset' Close to Beach, Game Room & Hot Tub, Tiverton

The Quonset Hut is a dome house, and as your hosts note, a stay here means you’ll be helping to restore forgotten homes and historic properties around coastal Rhode Island. The four-bedroom hut sleeps up to 10 in four bedrooms and comes with a large kitchen, library living room, game room with a ping pong table, a ‘secret’ kid’s room and even a baby grand piano that once belonged to a pianist with the Boston Pops. Outside there’s a hot tub, fire pit, grill area, bikes and kayaks all for guest use.

South Carolina: A Pirates Life For Me: Houseboat Downtown w/ Bikes, Charleston A Pirates Life For Me: Houseboat Downtown w/ Bikes Charleston, SC Airbnb
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A Pirates Life For Me: Houseboat Downtown w/ Bikes Charleston, SC Airbnb

South Carolina: A Pirates Life For Me: Houseboat Downtown w/ Bikes, Charleston

This houseboat featured on Tiny House Hunters has been referred to as “Charleston’s Best Airbnb Experience. The Pirate’s Life is spacious and has a lovely deck that overlooks the harbor where you can watch for dolphins while sipping coffee or cocktails. It sleeps three comfortably with a queen-size bed in the bedroom, or Captain’s Quarters and a twin bed in the living room.

South Dakota: Badlands 1880 Homestead Cabin, Scenic Badlands 1880 Original Homestead Cabin, Scenic South Dakota Airbnb
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Badlands 1880 Original Homestead Cabin, Scenic South Dakota Airbnb

South Dakota: Badlands 1880 Homestead Cabin, Scenic

Step into the shoes of early homesteaders that arrived in the 1880s, experiencing a life similar to Laura Ingalls out on the prairie. This cabin is miles away from pretty much anywhere at the edge of the White River in the Badlands on Circle View Guest Ranch although you will be just a short drive from the main headquarters of Badlands National Park. Bring your own own bedding, water, basic camping supplies and firewood.

Tennessee: Williamswood Castle, Knoxville Williamswood Castle, Knoxville Tennessee Airbnb
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Williamswood Castle, Knoxville Tennessee Airbnb

Tennessee: Williamswood Castle, Knoxville

Just 10 minutes from downtown Knoxville, the Williamswood Castle offers the opportunity to feel like royalty while surrounded by 300 acres of nature. It includes towers, secret passages, swords, armors and a multi-level balcony that overlooks the Tennessee River. It sleeps up to six in three bedrooms, including a huge bedroom with the Sistine Chapel painted on the ceiling. It also has a bookshelf that moves to reveal a staircase and more than 40 leaded stained glass windows.

Texas: Off Grid Adobe Dome, Terlinga Off Grid Adobe Dome, Terlinga, Texas Airbnb
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Off Grid Adobe Dome, Terlinga, Texas Airbnb

Texas: Off Grid Adobe Dome, Terlinga

If this Airbnb looks familiar, it might be because HGTV featured it on “Mighty Tiny Houses.” The remote, off-grid adobe dome is powered by solar power and sits near Big Bend National Park. Enjoy an incredible view of the starry night skies along with magical sunrises and sunsets.  There’s a two-burner propane stove and oven, along with a solar-powered refrigerator, and a bed that sleeps two comfortably. A composting toilet is located in a separate, private outhouse adjacent to the dome.

Utah: Rose Hogan of MonetValley, Ojato-Monument Valley Rose Hogan of MonetValley, Ojato-Monument Valley
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Rose Hogan of MonetValley, Ojato-Monument Valley

Utah: Rose Hogan of MonetValley, Ojato-Monument Valley

This Earth Home is another Airbnb for the adventurous, privately located inside the Tribal Park with no light pollution to interrupt the night’s sky. This is primitive accommodation without showers or electricity, though you’ll have a wood stove for warmth and access to an outside toilet. It also comes with a campfire grill for cooking up steaks or roasting marshmallows.

Vermont: Kingsley Grist Mill, Clarendon Kingsley Grist Mill, Covered Bridge and Waterfall, Clarendon Vermont Airbnb
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Kingsley Grist Mill, Covered Bridge and Waterfall, Clarendon Vermont Airbnb

Vermont: Kingsley Grist Mill, Clarendon

For the quintessential Vermont Airbnb experience, you can stay in the only original Grist Mill & Covered Bridge historic residence, a place spotlighted on HGTV’s “You Live in What?” The house sleeps up to four in three bedrooms and is located near scenic Killington. It comes with a private deck that overlooks the waterfalls and even a beach with float tubes so you can float down the state’s warmest river or try your hand at gold panning.

Virginia: Hobbit's Dream, Fairfield Hobbit's Dream, Fairfield Virginia Airbnb
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Hobbit's Dream, Fairfield Virginia Airbnb

Virginia: Hobbit's Dream, Fairfield

The Hobbit’s Dream looks as if it was built as a stage for Instagram photos, providing what the hosts call a “Once in a Lifetime Magical Adventure,” for up to two guests seeking a romantic stay. Especially for Hobbit, Lord of the Rings and Tolkien fans, step into Middle Earth and you’ll feel as if you’re stepping into a dream – it’s truly magical.

Washington: Underground Hygge Orondo, Orondo Underground Hygge, Orando WA Airbnb
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Underground Hygge, Orando WA Airbnb

Washington: Underground Hygge Orondo, Orondo

If you’re looking for a hobbit house on the west side of the country, the Underground Hygge is nestled into a mountainside along the Columbia River Gorge which straddles the Washington and Oregon border. It comes complete with an iconic round doorway and inspirational views for the ultimate getaway from modern life, accessed via a long gravel road. It has an indoor fireplace but there’s no Wi-Fi or TV, so you’ll be able to disconnect from it all.

West Virginia: Renovated Barn in Seneca Rocks, Seneca Rocks Renovated Barn Seneca Rocks, Virginia Airbnb
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Renovated Barn Seneca Rocks, Virginia Airbnb

West Virginia: Renovated Barn in Seneca Rocks, Seneca Rocks

This charming renovated barn on a quiet country road in West Virginia offers a cozy stay close to all sorts of recreational activities near Seneca Rocks, Spruce Knob and the Dolly Sods. You’ll be sharing the outdoor space with goats, chickens, and a peacock, while inside is a small cooking area, Wi-Fi, a TV with DVD player and Netflix, heating and air conditioning. The host warns, you will be woken up by the rooster, and we warn, you might end up with John Denver’s Take Me Home, Country Roads tune stuck in your head.

Wisconsin: Private Island Cabin + 170 Acres, Omro Private Island Cabin Omro, Wisconsin Airbnb
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Private Island Cabin Omro, Wisconsin Airbnb

Wisconsin: Private Island Cabin + 170 Acres, Omro

Escape to another time, far away from the chaos of the real world with your own private island cabin that offers peaceful lake views surrounded by abundant wildlife in Fox Valley. The main property, with 160 acres of protected wildlife habitat, is a short paddle away and you’ll get a canoe for use during your stay. The cabin also includes a fire pit, gas stove and a solar panel for electricity. Bedding, firewood, propane/cooking equipment, oil lamps/flashlights, water, bug spray, sunscreen, towels, toilet paper and other necessities are all provided.

Wyoming: The Windows Room Devils Tower Lodge, Devils Tower The Windows Room Devils Tower Lodge, Devils Tower
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The Windows Room Devils Tower Lodge, Devils Tower

Wyoming: The Windows Room Devils Tower Lodge, Devils Tower

Climbers and fans of Steven Spielberg’s “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” won’t want to miss this Airbnb. It’s the closest lodging to Devils Tower National Monument, and comes complete with a window that showcases the tower too. Ideal for two, the room is cozy and comes with Wi-Fi and a/c, along with access to a hot tub. Breakfast and dinner are served by your hosts at a long table, family-style.

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