Tuscaloosa, Alabama: Bama Football House
This quaint, five-suite bed and breakfast was built at the turn of the 19th century and is still as charming as ever. Bama Football House is located a mere five minutes from downtown Tuscaloosa, two blocks from Bryant Denny Stadium, and one block from the University of Alabama’s legendary Strip. During your stay at this historical home, you can expect a scrumptious southern breakfast, complimentary wine and cheese, an outdoor fireplace, a hot tub/Jacuzzi, a sundeck, a terrace, a garden, a picnic area, a library, a pool table, and a game room.
Chatanika, Alaska: Borealis Basecamp
If you’ve ever wanted an excuse to see the Northern Lights, this opportunity is hard to pass up. Borealis Basecamp in Chatanika is miles away from the rest of society and is surrounded by incredible rugged landscapes—but that’s not the best part. The base camp has a 16-foot, curved transparent ceiling dome, where guests can watch the Northern Lights dance above them as they fall asleep. When you’re not taking in the unreal views of the Northern Lights, take advantage of all of the mushing, hiking, and skiing opportunities nearby. By the way, this gorgeous U.S. state will pay you $1,000 a year to move there.