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Ready to escape the daily news cycle and immerse yourself in nature? If you’ve got a bit of cabin fever, escape the city and stay in one of these secluded Airbnbs in the U.S. that are perfect for social distancing. From off-grid homes to treehouse getaways, quaint cottages and glamping sites, these unique Airbnbs in the U.S. offer luxury perks such as fireplaces, hot tubs and outdoor decks – with most costing less than $200 a night. Ideal for family getaways, couples trips and solo retreats, you’ll have the chance to breathe in the fresh air, appreciate the crowd-free landscapes and enjoy nature-based excursions.
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Bordering the National Park, El Agave Ranch is set on 1.5 acres, just a 10-minute drive to the park entrance to Joshua Tree and 15 minutes to Pioneertown. After a day of exploring the nearby sights, relax on the cozy furniture near the wood-burning fireplace in the living room or whip up a home-made meal in the fully-stocked kitchen. Best of all, the outdoor furniture and hammock offer you a private desert oasis.
Open-year round, this romantic round cottage in the Berkshires seems like it was plucked out of a fairytale. Set on the Santarella Estate, the two-story space has a bedroom with a 35-foot-high ceiling and views through beautiful multi-paneled “mill windows”. Relaxing comes easy in the downstairs sitting room, which looks out onto the babbling brook and tranquil gardens.
If you’re a vino lover, you won’t want to miss this luxury Pacific Northwest getaway. The 54-acre vineyard property has a large living room and kitchen area, with farm fresh chicken eggs provided when available. Take a stroll through the vines, enjoy the view from your hammocks or kick back on the spacious patio. The luxury vineyard guest house is also the perfect home base for experiencing Crater Lake National Park, waterfall hikes and ocean beaches.
If you want to escape to the desert in the middle of nowhere, this Airbnb might be perfect for you. Just 20 miles off the Death Valley National Park boundaries, it offers 80 acres of land in the Nevada High Desert. The spectacular views are its biggest highlight, while families will have plenty of room to stretch out with three bedrooms, a large open kitchen and a living room area that can extend onto the deck when the large sliding doors are opened. Unwind with a soak in the sunken-in hot tub.
This Utah escape is quiet and rural, set completely off-the-grid in nature bordering Zion National Park. Stargazing is optimal at this unique glamping space, which features a convertible wall, BBQ area and an array of nearby hikes for adventurous travelers. Perks include s’more fixings as well as candy/snacks and a comfy Adirondack chair and hammock that overlooks the ravine and wildflower meadow.
Get away from it all in this classic 31-foot Airstream “Land Yacht”, which has been transformed into a fully functional glamping unit. Set right on the boundary of Joshua Tree National Park, it not only offers epic boulder views but also a queen-size bed and full kitchen with a large refrigerator. The dining area can also convert into an additional bunk bed. The biggest highlight is its private deck, which features a stock tank pool with stunning panoramic views.
Head to Vermont’s Green Mountains to enjoy this mountainside retreat set in 20 acres. The off-grid tiny house features a solar-heated outdoor shower, outhouse, propane cook stove and wood-stove to keep you warm on chilly nights. With no electricity or Wi-Fi, it’s the perfect place to unplug for a few days and enjoy the natural beauty of Vermont. The cozy cabin also offers easy access to well-maintained hiking trails, swimming holes and kayaking.
A romantic hideaway in Hawaii, this quaint Airbnb is just 10 minutes to beautiful beaches. The studio cottage features cathedral ceilings, a kitchenette and a huge window that overlooks the area’s lush greenery. To enjoy the view up-close, relax on the outdoor patio under the tree canopy. The remodeled 1930’s cottage even hosted Jimi Hendrix in 1970.
Set on 18.5 acres in Hocking Hills, The Box Hop is made out of three shipping containers that have been transformed into a unique three-bedroom home. While the surrounding views are its biggest highlight, there’s also a gas fireplace for cold days and a rooftop patio for summer cocktails. After a long day of hiking, soak in the 6-person hot tub surrounded by trees.
Get away from it all at this Nordic-inspired Airbnb located in the heart of the Green Mountains. A one-of-a-kind glamping experience, it offers a sauna, an electric heater, a fire pit and barbecue available for use. Just 30 minutes north of Montpelier, you can enjoy hiking around the woods, picking blackberries and soaking up Vermont’s pristine natural beauty from your small front deck or outdoor picnic table.
Ideal for those looking to get off-the-grid and into nature, this remote Airbnb has access to private trails for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing and snowshoe. It features a wood-stove and gas grill, as well as a fire pit and solar power for lights and phone charging. If you’re looking for adventure, Routt National Forest and Mount Zirkel Wilderness are a short hike or ride away.
Nestled in the edge of the woods, this authentic Alaskan cabin is ideal for travelers drawn to adventure. One of the top wish-listed Airbnbs for all of Alaska, this cozy cabin boasts a fully stocked kitchen and fire pit for roasting hot dogs and s’mores. It’s a great place to try “dry-cabin living”, although it has running water in the kitchen, an outhouse and a small outdoor, RV-type shower.
Once featured in the New York Times, this majestic Airbnb in Joshua Tree offers a remote getaway like no other. Nestled in five acres of unfenced desert wilderness, you can experience true peace and quiet, panoramic sunset and sunrise views and starry nights. Keep your eyes peeled for cottontail rabbits and desert tortoises, or make the 15-minute drive to Joshua Tree National Park to enjoy an array of outdoor adventures.
Named Airbnb’s #1 ‘Most Wish-Listed Property in the World’, this treehouse in Atlanta is like a fairytale. Just minutes from downtown, it’s perfect for two people with its furnished rooms set amongst gorgeous foliage. Featured on the Today Show, Architectural Digest and even Travel + Leisure, the treehouse is noted for the bed with wheels, so you can choose to sleep inside or on the outdoor platform. Best of all, the treehouse is supported by a 165-year-old Southern Short-Leaf Pine tree.
Dubbed the “Off-grid itHouse”, this Airbnb combines raw industrial aesthetics with a green design. It is 100% off-grid, powered by solar panels and located in a remote valley in the California high desert. You’ll be free from distractions when staying here, as there is no TV or Wi-Fi to encourage a serene getaway.
This Big Bear treehouse getaway boasts miles of National Forest and trails as its backdrop and is just a short drive from popular hiking, skiing and restaurants. Accommodating up to five guests, the stylish space features Mid-Century modern and retro-style design, a wood-burning fireplace, and an outdoor BBQ grill. You can even wander directly into the forest from the cabin’s wrap-around deck.
Escape to the Rocky Mountains in this home designed and inspired by “hygge”, a Danish word and lifestyle that evokes the feeling of coziness. Set on 3.5 wooded acres, it features an outdoor barrel steam sauna, two decks with picnic tables, a gas grill and Adirondack chairs for appreciating the epic star-gazing opportunities. Warm up with coffee, tea and hot chocolate by the gas fireplace or enjoy the books, board games and iPad for movies and music.
Located eight miles from Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, this treehouse has 12-foot ceilings and cathedral-style windows to make you feel as if you’re a part of the natural setting. It’s a perfect retreat for adventurous travelers who love hiking to beaches, forests and volcanoes, just eight miles from Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. Surrounded by Hapu’u ferns, orchids and Eucalyptus and guava trees, the treehouse boasts a plant-filled lanai, eight-foot teak Balinese Bale daybed and perch platform bed with panoramic views.
Nestled on five acres of wooded property in Oregon, this luxury three-bedroom mountain retreat is just a 25-minute drive from Mount Hood skiing and 45 minutes from Portland International Airport. It’s hard not to be lured in by its vaulted ceilings, wood-burning fireplace and mix of Scandinavian and Mid-Century design, featuring a large deck that overlooks a tranquil stream and 6-person hot tub.
You can’t beat the view at this luxury glamping site in Port Angeles, Washington, which runs on solar power. Just 25 minutes from downtown Port Angeles and 25 minutes from Olympic National Park, the tent is set on seven acres. Not only can you marvel at views of downtown Port Angeles, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Sequim Bay and Dungeness as well as Vancouver Island and Mount Baker, but you’ll also have access to a music speaker via Bluetooth, wine glasses, mini-fridge and a jetfoil coffee setup.
This budget-friendly 1964 Retro RV is an “upscale” off-the-grid campsite in Texas. Featured on Nat Geo’s documentary show, it sits on 90 private acres in the foothills of the surrounding mountains. Necessities are provided, such as a small fan, propane heater, Wi-Fi, a small BBQ grill and fire pit, while a laundry facility and swimming pool are just four miles away. It’s a great spot for enjoying a night of star-gazing, and Big Bend National & State Park and the Rio Grande are nearby.
Marvel at the desert sky while staying at this modern-bohemian dome in Joshua Tree, California. It features natural wood and stone elements, as well as a natural wood-burning stove, space heaters and AC for those hot desert days. Featured in the likes of Conde Nast, this Airbnb is fully equipped. After soaking up the sprawling mountain views and the twinkling night sky, you can spend your time perusing the antique books and games.
Located in Colorado, this glamping site is set on a 100-acre horse ranch a few minutes from Carbondale. Animal lovers flock to this luxury glamping site, which offers access to a farm with horses, cows, pigs, alpacas and chickens. Wake up and enjoy a cup of coffee from the French press and fuel up with fresh farm eggs and bacon, then wrap up your day on the deck admiring the night sky and take advantage of the barbecue grill. The hosts even offer farm tours where you can learn about sustainable farming and “Alpaca Picnics”, while a large communal fire pit, bocci ball and croquet are available.