The Most Popular Airbnb in Every U.S. State
From an earthship in New Mexico to an underground hygge in Washington, and all the wooded cabins, yurts, and tree houses in between, you’re going to want to book these Airbnbs ASAP.
Alabama: a beachside condo along the Gulf Shore
Sure, you could spend the day hitting up the area’s many restaurants and shopping sites, but considering the condo is literally steps away from the glistening Gulf Shore waters, we wouldn’t blame you if you had a different plan in mind. The property’s on-site pool is perfect for a dip after dark, and when it’s time for bed, the condo comfortably accommodates six guests. Rates start at $84 a night. Also check out these surprisingly affordable beach vacations.
Alaska: a cozy log cabin in FairbanksVia Airbnb.com
Centered around wildlife and hiking trails in Fairbanks, it’s easy to see why this cozy cabin is already heavily booked through the first quarter of 2018. And though visitors can view the Northern Lights from its front porch, the pros don’t come without sacrifice. The property is listed as a “dry-cabin” (aka it doesn’t come equipped with indoor bathrooms), but a detached outhouse is available for use. Starting at $85 a night, the property can accommodate up to four guests. And you may want to choose to stay in Alaska because residents are paid over $1,000 every year to live there.
Arizona: an A-frame mountain view cabin in a forestVia Airbnb.com
Bordering Coconino National Forest, the home is tiny with room to accommodate only four guests, but the breathtaking mountain views and 1.5 acres of property make up for what the interior lacks. Prepare to unplug while you’re here: The property doesn’t have a phone, Internet, or cable/satellite TV, but it’s stocked with plenty of books and board games, so you’ll never be bored. Rates start at $109 per night, and if you’re looking to book, don’t hesitate—the property is already largely reserved through the first half of 2018.
Arkansas: a cabin in the Ozarks
This vintage-style A-Frame cabin lies at the heart of Arkansas’ famed Ozark Mountains, and with 20 acres of rolling green meadows, the setting is equally secluded as it is striking. Inside, solid oak flooring and an open floor plan bring the spirit of the rustic outside in. The cabin accommodates six guests, and rates begin at $109. Don’t miss these gorgeous castles you can rent on Airbnb.
California: a private LA pool houseVia Airbnb.com
If you can’t decide between visiting Hollywood, Glendale, Burbank, or Pasadena, we have good news: This luxe escape is no more than 20 minutes away from each destination. And after a long day of exploring, a cozy poolside garden and hot tub will welcome you home. Booking fees start at $135 a night, but good luck finding an open weekend—the home is already reserved for most of 2018, so here are some of the nation’s best value hotels.
Colorado: an 1880s carriage house in Curtis ParkVia Airbnb.com
This quirky city-side retreat once served as a home for horses, but the 19th century structure has since been revamped with a cozy industrial-chic interior that sleeps three. Laze the day away on the outdoor hammock or take a dip in the hot tub, and when you’re ready to explore, plenty of restaurants and craft breweries are just a short walk away. Available dates through 2018 are already sparse, but if you do find an opening, fares start at $133 a night.
Connecticut: a private island in East Hampton
Call up 35 of your favorite family members because this lakefront Connecticut property is almost too good to be true. The private island includes five guest houses, all with full kitchens (so you can easily separate Uncle Johnny and Cousin Jim). And when the family’s not fighting, take a swim in the lake, kayak, or throw down a game of volleyball, badminton, or croquet. Prices start at $250 per night, but ultimately will depend on the number of guests and cabins you plan to rent. For more family fun, check out the best family travel destinations in each state.
Delaware: a condo on Bethany Beach
If you’re looking for the ultimate beach retreat, this Bethany Beach condo for two might pique your interest. Located in a resort community, amenities like tennis courts, pools, beach, and shuttle service to and from the beach are all available for your use. Rates start at $110 per night.
Florida: paradise in Biscayne Park
Standing at just 500 square feet, this small studio sleeps two, but with a tropical poolside garden, tiki hut, and pergola just steps from your personal living space, you won’t be spending much time indoors. Accommodating hosts are happy to provide bikes, making local adventures (like a trip to the nearby beach) a little more approachable. Rates for this Biscayne Park paradise start at $95 per night, and dates for 2018 are already starting to fill up. For more beautiful Airbnb escapes, see the most picturesque lighthouses you can rent on Airbnb.
Georgia: a secluded tree house in Atlanta
You may have seen this whimsical tree house before (or at the very least, in your dreams). The romantic retreat for two has received much attention since it was named Airbnb’s most wished-for listing in the world, and with three separate spaces set between lush woods, the accolades are warranted. Best of all, the property is just minutes from downtown Atlanta—despite its intimacy and seclusion. Rates start at $375 a night, but if you’re ready to drop that card, you may have to wait until March 2018 for additional calendar dates to be released.
Hawaii: a dreamy tropical tree house in Fern ForestVia Airbnb.com
If you never thought you could survive living in the jungle, take a look at this luxe listing. The structure is deceivingly rugged from the outside, but once you enter, gold wallpaper and a bamboo chandelier add some opulence. Below, a hanging bed suspends above local flora, making for the perfect midday snooze spot for two. And when you’re ready to venture into the jungle, Volcanoes National Park is just 10 miles away. Rates start at $200 per night with 2018 dates filling up fast, but before you book, check out the 11 things you should know about vacationing in Hawaii.
Idaho: a Teton Valley bungalowVia Airbnb.com
Ski fanatics, rejoice! This barn-style bungalow sits at the base of Grand Targhee Ski Resort, but Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is also within driving distance. In the summer, the area’s rugged terrain offers plenty of opportunity to hike, bike, or fly fish the day away, and unobstructed views of the Teton Mountains lend for a great backdrop for many memorable family photos. Rates start at $75 per night.
Illinois: a private apartment in Logan Square
Here, hip, city living doesn’t mean sacrificing space. The Logan Square apartment sleeps five and opens out to a welcoming garden and fire pit. Inside, vintage furnishings have been carefully curated and merged with modern amenities. If you’re in search of food, some of the city’s best bars and restaurants are within walking distance. Book with rates starting at $115 per night.
Indiana: a beautiful bungalow in BloomingtonVia Airbnb.com
This 1920s Bloomington bungalow features a straw bale addition with ample room to sleep four guests. In the morning, country-style bread is baked fresh in the backyard and served for breakfast with a smear of locally made jam. The surrounding artsy neighborhood packed with restaurants, bars, and music venues is just 15 minutes away. Booking fees start at just $65, and with nearly 500 five-star reviews, you really can’t go wrong.
Iowa: upstairs from an old creamery in IowaVia Airbnb.com
If Iowa isn’t already at the top of your travel bucket list, it will be now. The agrarian offerings of this restored creamery allow for plenty of space to relax and reflect. Pass time outside in the peaceful pastures, or poke around the chicken pens, then retreat back to your own loft space to peruse through the extensive library of books. Rates start at $60 per night. For your next trip, check out the world’s largest literary hotel.
Kansas: an apple cottage on the Oskaloosa Prairie
Ever wonder what living on a working farm is like? Apple Cottage in Oskaloosa welcomes you to experience an easy-going life on the prairie that’s equally locally minded as it is sustainable. Breakfast in the morning is farm fresh with eggs picked from the chicken coop and fruit straight from the property’s surrounding trees. Historic Lawrence is a quick 15-minute drive, and nearby Perry Lake is a favorite for fishing, boating, and swimming. The home accommodates four guests with rates starting at $60.
Kentucky: a farm house in LouisvilleVia Airbnb.com
Just blocks away from downtown Louisville, this urban Highlands hideaway is home to an active backyard farm of six chickens and a honey-producing beehive. The structure itself dates back to 1907, and has since been restored with remnants of rustic charm. And with over 350 5-star reviews, don’t think twice about booking (rates start at $74 a night).
Louisiana: a historic French Quarter home in New OrleansVia Airbnb.com
Finding a comfy accommodation in the right location can cost you. Centrally situated in one of New Orleans’ most historic neighborhoods, this guest house is just a short stroll away the French Quarter, and with rates starting at $75 per night, you’ll be getting big value in the Big Easy. Though this listing is already heavily booked through the first half of 2018, it comes with an outdoor pool, complimentary bikes, and stunning 19th century architectural charm, making it well worth the wait.
Maine: a coastal cottage escape in Surry
Musicians and artists alike will find comfort in this rustic home‘s many cultural facets. On the ground floor, a baby grand piano begs to be played, while art and various books fill the home. While an hour away, scenic sights in Bar Harbor or Acadia National Park make for great hiking, biking, and boating. The space accommodates four guests, and rates start at $68 per night.
Maryland: a waterfront flat in DealeVia Airbnb.com
Imagine picking your own crabs on the shores of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay, just steps from this comfortable Light Landing‘s cozy waterfront retreat. Inside, the screened-in porch makes for a great setting to sip wine and watch the sunset with one additional guest. And if you’re in the mood for an after-dinner swim, take a dive off of your own pier. Rates start at $139 per night.
Massachusetts: a silo studio cottage in TyringhamVia Airbnb.com
This whimsical Berkshires escape is practically straight from the pages of a storybook. The small, two-level cottage is nestled at the heart of a wooded forest and situated aside a babbling brook and lily pond. On the inside, exposed wood walls, arched door frames, and large multi-paned mill windows add extra charm to this fairy tale fantasy home. Accommodations for two guests start at $225, but make plans to book ASAP because 2018 dates are already starting to fill up. (Fantasy Vacation Alert: Check out the world’s most outrageously expensive vacations.)
Michigan: a riverfront cabin in Baldwin
This riverside retreat for four is the ideal spot to spend the day out on nature watch, and the night, roasting marshmallows under the stars. The home is literally steps away from the scenic Pere Marquette River, making it a hot listing among Airbnb bookers. Availability through April 2018 is sparse, but this Michigan marvel has dates open the rest of the year with fares starting at $125. For ultimate relaxation, don’t miss these Aibnb houseboats that are the true definition of paradise.
Minnesota: a cozy cabin in FinlandVia Airbnb.com
Pack your bags because a trip to Finland awaits. No, not that Finland! Historic Finland, Minnesota is home to this cozy cabin that sits beside the Baptism River along the shores of Lake Superior. The home itself is constructed from local materials with eco-friendly add-ons like passive solar power and extra insulation. And with plenty of privacy for three, starting rates at $79 are quite the steal.
Mississippi: palm cottage in Bay St. LouisVia Airbnb.com
This newly renovated studio space is secluded, yet just a short walk from the local beach and surrounding attractions like tennis courts, playgrounds, and even a duck pond. Outside, a 300-year-old tree shadows over the home, making for a grand ol’ Mississippi welcome. And bedding accommodations for four are extra comfy with plush gel foam mattresses that’ll put you right to sleep after a long day at the shore. Rates begin at $75 per night.
Missouri: an industrial loft in Kansas City
Exposed brick, overhead beams, and a rooftop deck could easily fool you into thinking that this trendy industrial loft is located in the heart of New York City. Next door, a historic jazz club is the perfect spot to grab a drink and listen to some tunes. But if you care to venture elsewhere, the River Market waterfront, Power & Light District, and Crossroads Arts District are all within walking distance. Rates start at $109.
Montana: a reclaimed timber carriage house in BozemanVia Airbnb.com
This Montana carriage house is deceivingly rugged, but inside, the sophistication of the farmhouse-chic interior doesn’t detract from the beauty of the surrounding mountains and wide, flowing creek. Cozy up by the fireplace in the winter, or swing open the French doors to let the outside in during the summer. The studio sleeps two with rates starting at $175 per night.
Nebraska: a chic tiny house in OmahaVia Airbnb.com
Nestled on a thriving goat farm along the Elkhorn River in Gretna, this small space turns everything you thought you knew about tiny living on its head. And though the home is pretty no-frills, its contemporary interior boasts room for three guests. Rates start at $75, but the home is only available for booking six months of the year, meaning that it usually goes packed in season. For more on tiny living, check out these adorable tiny houses for rent around the country.
Nevada: a Las Vegas guest house off the Strip
Take a gamble on this Las Vegas guest house, located just off The Strip. And though there’s plenty to do in Sin City, your own sunny retreat features a private pool, wood burning fireplace, and sauna for all your relaxation needs. And with rates starting at just $68 a night, you won’t need to win big at the casino to be able to afford a piece of paradise. And if you’d rather stay away from the slot machines, here are the must-see Las Vegas attractions that have nothing to do with gambling.
New Hampshire: a cottage atop Mount UncanoonucVia Airbnb.com
The trek up Mount Uncanoonuc may be steep, but once you’re at the cottage at the top, you’re never going to want to leave. Easterly views of nearby Manchester and Boston will take your breath away, and the homey interior comfortably sleeps four. When you’re finally ready to venture south, hiking trails begin at the front door, and a local pond is perfect for a midday dip. If you’re looking for further guidance on what to do, nearly 400 five-star reviews can shed some insight. Rates start at $150 per night.
New Jersey: a Jersey City retreat near NYCVia Airbnb.com
The address may say Jersey, but just a short commute into New York City will make you feel like you’re at the heart of all the buzz. The reasonably sized apartment accommodates six, and with rates starting at just $70 per night, you’ll pay far less than a swanky NYC hotel and even gain some breathing room.
New Mexico: an earthship in Taos
This off-the-grid accommodation in the stunning high desert mesa is seriously other worldly. A truly unique retreat just outside Taos ties you with nature. The home generates its own electricity, catches rainwater, and passively warms up with the sun. And while you may be still away from civilization, free Wi-Fi will keep you connected with fellow humans. Rates start at just $125 per night, and over 300 positive five-star reviews suggest you should book ASAP.
New York: an intimate loft space in BrooklynVia Airbnb.com
This sleek Bushwhick loft space is far enough from New York City to guarantee some undisturbed shut-eye, but close enough to party the night away if you so choose. The open floor plan accommodates four, featuring sky-high ceilings, exposed brick, and chic furnishings—all starting at just $90. Before you hit the road, brush up on the 68 travel secrets for a stress-free trip.
North Carolina: a contemporary studio in AshevilleVia Airbnb.com
Step into this comfy yet contemporary studio, and you’ll have practically no clue that small dairy goats, vegetable gardens, and country life lie right outside your door. And when you’re ready for Asheville’s lively downtown, restaurants, theaters, and nightlife venue are only a 10-minute drive away. Over 330 perfect Airbnb reviews suggest that the price is right (rates start at $60) for a party of two.
North Dakota: a basement apartment in Bismarck
This recently built two-level ranch home offers a basement apartment with room for 11 people. So whether you’d rather take in the tranquility of the country by yourself, or bring along the whole family, there’s space for one and all. And with rates starting at just $45 a night, seriously, how can you go wrong?
Ohio: a creative studio loft in ColumbusVia Airbnb.com
If Columbus is calling, we encourage you to make this historic apartment your temporary home. It once belonged to American realist painter George Bellows, and the artistic new owners have maintained its beautiful creative funk. Outside, a vivid purple gate adorns the entryway while inside, vintage pieces are matched with colorful finds. Rates start at $100 with room for two guests. Though you may want to book fast because Airbnb named Columbus one of the most popular travel destinations in 2018.
Oklahoma: an artsy abode in Oklahoma CityVia Airbnb.com
An artist’s dream home in the heart of the Paseo Arts District, this creative space is situated just steps from an art community, bursting with restaurants, bars, shops, and galleries. The home is owned by artists, lending for quirky, creative touches through the home. And with nearly 400 five-star reviews, you too can soon feel inspired by booking at a starting rate of $100 per night.
Oregon: an off-the-grid tower in Tiller
Wake up 40 feet above the ground on a plot of 160 acres of land along the Umpqua National Forest, and you may have to pinch yourself. Though completed in 2009, this sky-high home is modeled after the early 20th century U.S. Forest Service fire lookout towers. If you’re looking to book sooner rather than later, you may be out of luck. The home is closed until Mid-April, but booking starts earlier, so be on the lookout for rates as low as $175. And if strange stays are your thing, check out the world’s most unique hotels.
Pennsylvania: a traveler’s cozy dream in PhiladelphiaVia Airbnb.com
Just 15 minutes away from Center City, this private room in a Philly apartment has everything you need for a suitable stay. Enjoy breakfast on the open-aired patio before a day of sightseeing through the City of Brotherly Love. Rates start at just $41, and the room is spacious enough to accommodate two.
Rhode Island: a private room in ProvidenceVia Airbnb.com
An oasis at the center of the city, this private room retreat is surrounded by walnut and apple trees—and a little farther, you’ll find some of Providence’s best restaurants. The attic space is reserved for your sleeping quarters, featuring sleeping accommodations for three, and black out curtains for those who appreciate a later wake-up time. With rates starting at just $75 per night, this secluded city space has received nearly 500 positive reviews, making it a must-visit for any area new-comers. Find out other affordable U.S. cities to add to your bucket list.
South Carolina: a luxury farm tree house in WalhallaVia Airbnb.com
The words elegant and tree house typically don’t go together in the same sentence, but in this scenario, they certainly do.The home was lavishly designed by musician Seth Bolt and is filled with gilded antique furniture, a fireplace, and glamorous chandeliers, all along two decks. If you’re looking to book, openings are slim, but even with prices starting at $395, you’ll want to make this once-in-a-lifetime adventure happen. But if you can’t manage to snag a reservation, check out these dreamy tree houses you can rent.
South Dakota: rustic bunkhouse in Hot SpringsVia Airbnb.com
You and three guests (and horses, if you have any) can make yourselves at home in one of two rustic cabins situated along the grounds of this working horse ranch. Nearby, you’ll find a variety of remote settings for outdoor exploration and recreation. But be forewarned: With rates starting at $100 per night, available dates for next year are going fast. Or, take a trip to these spots to see majestic wild horses roaming.
Tennessee: a Smoky Mountain escape in TallasseeVia Airbnb.com
Many claim this home offers unsurpassed views of the Smokies and Chilhowee Lake below, making the starting rate of $98 (with room for 10) equally desirable and affordable. And because there are no busy streets or bright lights around, the setting is ideal for s’mores under the stars followed by a peaceful slumber.
Texas: a vintage airstream trailer in East AustinVia Airbnb.com
You’d probably be surprised to find hardwood floors, a claw foot tub, and a full-sized bed within a tiny trailer, but within this eccentric vintage home lies an experience you probably would never expect. Inside, hues ode to the original era with brightly painted furniture and walls lined by maps and other travel-related treasures. With rates starting at $60 a night, it’s no wonder why over 500 visitors have left 5-star reviews.
Utah: a tiny home in DraperVia Airbnb.com
If you’re intrigued by the tiny home movement, try this one out for size. With two lofted beds, it manages to sleep three, and a roomy shaded porch offers some extra living space. The home is located within an RV park, allowing for guests to access amenities like an outdoor pool, indoor hot tub, and a coin-operated laundry mat. Rates start at $70.
Vermont: a cozy tree cabin in WaterfordVia Airbnb.com
Not one, but two ski resorts are located just 30 minutes away from this quaint cabin in the woods. And once you return home from a day on the slopes, a custom cedar hot tub is ready for relaxation (yes, in winter too!). The home itself is smaller than 200 square feet, but features very cabin-chic knotty pine walls and ceilings, rustic hickory floors, and sleeping accommodations for up to three guests. And if you like to ski, be sure to read up on the best places to ski in the U.S. this winter. Rates for this cozy home start at $135 per night, and over 600 reviewers agree that it’s fully worth the money.
Virginia: a yurt in StanardsvilleVia Airbnb.com
Located on the Cair Paravel Farmstead in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the circular structure is surrounded by 58 acres of walking trails—some that’ll even lead you to Shenandoah National Park. Measuring 30 feet in diameter, the yurt accommodates six guests at a starting price of $150 per night. And over 620 Airbnb reviewers agree that if you’re visiting Virginia, this is the place to be.
Washington: an underground hygge in OrondoVia Airbnb.com
This small but unique home hugs the Columbia River Gorge mountainside, making for the perfect earthy retreat for two. Its iconic round doorway opens out onto endless hills and orchards that’ll take your breath away every time. Rates start at $200 per night.
West Virginia: the dome of your dreams in Harpers FerryVia Airbnb.com
From the outside, this structural dome home appears a little rugged, but inside, clean lines and modern fixtures (like 25 foot ceilings and a spiral staircase) make the home appear fresh and inviting. And with the Shenandoah River and the Appalachian Trail both within a mile from the home, guests—up to ten—can hike the day away. Rates start at $199 per night.
Wisconsin: a waterfront cottage in Sturgeon BayVia Airbnb.com
If a private beach, room for four, and a fire pit are all that you desire, consider booking this no-frills home in Sturgeon Bay. The surrounding wooded lot offers hiking and biking options with peek-a-boo views of Riley’s Bay and Sand Bay. Rates for this unpretentious home start at $110 per night, but you’re going to want to book fast because 2018 dates are already starting to fill up.
Wyoming: a cowboy getaway in CodyVia Airbnb.com
This handcrafted log cabin is perfect for any cowboy at heart. Retro features like a wood cook stove and an outdoor privy give the home added country character. You and three guests can experience these cozy quarters at rates starting at $110 per night.
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