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15 Coolest Themed Vacation Rentals in the U.S.

Some vacation rentals in the U.S. stand out from the crowd. Appealing to both kids and kids at heart, these extraordinary Airbnbs and Vrbos offer an array of whimsical themes, from Disney decor to brightly colored 80s flair. In addition to Instagram-worthy backdrops, you’ll find exciting amenities such as lavish outdoor pools, game rooms and movie theaters to keep you entertained. Ready for a unique lodging experience? Check out our top picks for the top themed vacation rentals in the U.S.

PinkCastle Babe’cation - Hudson, Wisconsin PinkCastle Babe’cation - Hudson, Wisconsin
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PinkCastle Babe’cation - Hudson, Wisconsin

Like a barbie dream house, this gorgeous pink Victorian mansion is filled with over-the-top glamour that is perfect for birthday and bachelorette getaways. You’ve got to love pink to stay at this themed Airbnb, which includes 4,400 square feet of living space and 5 bedrooms, as well as an outdoor pool, year-round hot tub and entertaining room. Special touches include a mermaid room, giant golden thrones in the dining room and a cabana pool house with a bar. As a bonus, you can even rent a pink escalade or pink moped for your stay.

Game of Thrones - Downtown - Lexington, Kentucky Game of Thrones - Downtown
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Game of Thrones - Downtown - Lexington, Kentucky

You can be the lord or lady in this palatial chamber in Kentucky. It offers a unique stay with plenty of fun royal features that are inspired by your favorite TV series. In addition to a custom California king-size bed, there’s playroom features and a mini-dungeon for containing dragons. You’ll also find Old World Europe decor, including hand-crafted torch sconces, medieval-style weaponry, and an iron throne. When you need a caffeine boost, take advantage of the custom coffee bar with touch-screen access.

Back to the 80s + Video Games - Dallas, Texas BACK to the 80s
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Back to the 80s + Video Games - Dallas, Texas

Taking you right back to the 80s with its brightly colored decor, this Airbnb epitomizes a simpler time. You can feel like a kid again as you play Ninja Turtles arcade and Nintendo, snack on the cereal buffet or hang out in the backyard with its two play structures. It’s set in a prime location in Dallas, within walking distance to indie coffee shops, hip restaurants and nightlife. Prefer the 90s? Check out the host’s 90’s themed Airbnb too.

9-Bedroom Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Home - Champions Gate, Florida 9-Bedroom Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Home
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9-Bedroom Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Home - Champions Gate, Florida

You can battle between dark and light at this massive Florida home. The entire family can enjoy the 9-bedroom space, which offers an immersive experience that will spark your imagination and provide a fun family vacation the kids won’t soon forget. Like a live-in movie set, the home’s rooms are inspired by a different planet in a far away galaxy with hand-painted murals, 3D custom-molded planets, and handmade beds. It also includes a heated swimming pool and is just a 15-minute drive from Disney.

Mansion with Giant Chessboard, Movie Theater & Lazy River - Clermont, Florida 13 Bedroom with Giant Chessboard, Movie Theater & Lazy River
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Mansion with Giant Chessboard, Movie Theater & Lazy River - Clermont, Florida

Looking for a vacation rental with a game room? Almost every room of this 13-bedroom in Clermont, Florida is game-themed, from the giant chessboard in the living room to the Scrabble bedroom, an interactive escape room and laser maze. Enjoy classic Atari games in the Pac Man room, then “go fish” in the pool with giant waterslides and lazy river, but don’t miss the Jumanji-themed movie theater. That’s not all, there’s still the family game show themed arcade, giant Lite Brite wall and giant Operation game wall. To top it off, you can even try human bowling, human foosball or soccer billiards. This Vrbo has got it all.

Toy Story Experience - El Paso, Texas Toy Story Experience - El Paso, Texas
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Toy Story Experience - El Paso, Texas

Toy Story fans will love this bright and cheery El Paso Airbnb that incorporates the movie into its decor. The 3-bedroom property has lots of fun features, including its kid-friendly living room with comfy seating and a fireplace, as well as a “you’ve got in friend in me” photo backdrop. The Toy Story theme extends to the bedrooms in a more neutral way, adorned with thoughtful touches such as toys and murals.

Ultimate Disney Playhouse - Kissimmee, Florida Ultimate Disney Playhouse - Kissimmee, Florida
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Ultimate Disney Playhouse - Kissimmee, Florida

Disney fans will go crazy over this 8-bedroom Vrbo in Kissimmee, Florida. Not only is it a short drive from the theme park itself, but it’s easy to tap into your imagination with its enchanting Disney-themed rooms. You’ll find costumes to play with, a home movie theater and both Xbox One and Playstation 4. Cool off in the outdoor pool, then make the tough decision on where to sleep – the Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Moana or Sleeping Beauty room?

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ManCave Apartment - Geneva, Florida

A fun space not just for men, this ManCave Apartment in Geneva, Florida is a part of an active airplane hangar on a private airstrip in East Seminole County. Decorated with an eclectic collection of unique artifacts, you’ll find every nook and cranny covered with unique items. Providing a fun ambiance with a bar, satellite TV and wood-burning fireplace, it is the perfect place to relax and unwind with a couple of your friends. You’ll have all the amenities you need for a weekend of fun, and if the weather is ideal you might even see some of your neighbors flying their aircraft off the grass strip.

Mansion with Cinderella & Star Wars Themed Rooms - Kissimmee, Florida Mansion with Cinderella & Star Wars Themed Rooms - Kissimmee, Florida
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Mansion with Cinderella & Star Wars Themed Rooms - Kissimmee, Florida

Kids will delight at the themed rooms in this luxurious 8-bedroom villa. In addition to a Cinderella Pumpkin Carriage and Star Wars spaceship rooms, families can enjoy its private pool and spa with waterfall, game room with a pool table and foosball and home theater with zero gravity massage chairs. You’ll also have access to the perks of staying at Reunion Resort, such as a water park, tennis, golf and spa.

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Hollywood Hills Castle - Los Angeles, California

You don’t have to travel to Europe to stay in a castle, there’s one right here in California’s Hollywood Hills! Surrounded by ancient oaks and flowering bougainvillea, the 1920s storybook architecture is complemented by its outdoor pool, spa, fire pit, private courtyard and gardens. The original, medieval-style home has two different living spaces upstairs and downstairs, boasting unique features such as a circular master bedroom, gothic windows, doors and turrets, clawfoot tub and kitchen banquette.

Phoenix Earthship - El Prado, New Mexico Phoenix Earthship - El Prado, New Mexico
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Phoenix Earthship - El Prado, New Mexico

Offering spaceship vibes in New Mexico, this spaceship-themed Airbnb is unlike any rental in the U.S. It features an on-site jungle greenhouse that creates its own microclimate in the high mountain desert and is completely off-grid, so you can enjoy its Earthship-inspired chicken coop, outdoor fire pit, food garden, fishpond and BBQ in complete privacy. The entire property is a work of art, outfitted with modern amenities, while the non-existent light pollution makes stargazing a top activity while staying here.

Lilly Pulitzer-Inspired Condo - Palm Beach, Florida Lilly Pulitzer-Inspired Condo - Palm Beach, Florida
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Lilly Pulitzer-Inspired Condo - Palm Beach, Florida

This bright and cheery Lilly Pulitzer-inspired condo in Palm Beach is delightful and fun. Located in the historic Palm Beach Hotel, the “Lilly Pad” is just a short walk from the beach and includes complimentary beach towels, chairs and an umbrella with your stay. Rest easy with the Lilly Pulitzer bedding on the king-size bed, enjoy the coffee bar and colorful decor through the studio space.

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The Shire of Montana Hobbit House - Trout Creek, Montana

Escape to a remote valley in Northwest Montana to stay in this cozy Hobbit House called “The Shire”. It’s a luxury lodging experience from the moment you step onto the property and encourages imagination, from the magical display of lights from the cavalcade of mushrooms that line Hobbit Lane to the lighted mural of a whole Elven Village. Enjoy your special Trollhouse cookie upon arrival, then enjoy the scenic nature views and local wildlife, such as deer, elk and moose.

Pirates of the Caribbean Getaway - Topanga Canyon, California Pirates of the Caribbean Getaway
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Pirates of the Caribbean Getaway - Topanga Canyon, California

Featured in the music video “Love” by Cody Simpson and Ziggy Marley, this Pirates of the Caribbean Airbnb is set in the heart of the beautiful Topanga Canyon. Surrounded by waterfalls, ponds and tropical landscaping, this Airbnb is one of the most unique Airbnbs in the U.S. In what feels like a world’s away from urban life, some of its on-site amenities include an outdoor bathtub, tipi for lounging, large deck, hammock and hot tub with a crystal fireplace. After a long day of sightseeing, enjoy a soak in the new cedar sauna.

Fabulous Funky 70's Retro Lakefront Home - Iola, Wisconsin Fabulous Funky 70's Retro Lakefront Home - Iola, Wisconsin
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Fabulous Funky 70's Retro Lakefront Home - Iola, Wisconsin

Feeling like stepping back to the 70s? This funky 2-bedroom Vrbo in Wisconsin has got all the retro charm you need, offering a groovy lakefront getaway. Check out its vintage decor, including a fabulous electric orange fireplace, as well as an orange hand chair and Atari Pong arcade game. While there are board games from the 70s available, they broke the 70s theme by adding a flat-screen TV. Outside you can sit by the campfire ring, grill on the deck or enjoy canoeing, kayaking and fishing at the lake.

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