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29 Coolest & Best Airbnbs in the US (2021 Top Picks)

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Unique vacation rentals are an amazing way to experience some ‘time-out’ from the everyday living and work life. We curated this list of the coolest and the best Airbnbs in the US, which combines modern amenities with an extraordinary twist. 

From treehouses, cabins in the woods, to staying in a grain silo, inside a potato hotel or historic spaces you don’t have to go far to experience an amazing getaway with your loved one/s.

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Luxury Small Town Glamping Domes

In Rose Hill, North Carolina

Luxury Small Town Glamping Domes
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Cute glamping domes for your stay in Rose Hill, NC. Perfect to sleep under the blanket of stars, star-gazing through the sky windows, while being tucked inside the dome (in their insulated walls). The host also offers fine wines and local produce to its guests.

Great getaway for two (or a family of 3) to soak up the wonderful North Carolina wilderness and delights without sacrificing everyday comforts.

  • Sleeps: 3 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom 
  • What we like: Dome-shaped accommodation in the vineyards

Airstream & Tipi nr Aspen at Ten Peaks Ranch

In Carbondale, Colorado

Airstream & Tipi nr Aspen at Ten Peaks Ranch
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Imagine waking up to the views of beautiful sunrises and falling asleep watching the milky way and stars, this RV-Tipi accommodation is one of the amazing Airbnbs in the USA. 

From unparalleled views of Mount Sopris, nine peaks visible from Ten Peaks Ranch, you can enjoy glamping in the Rockies with this Airbnb. Plus you are only a few steps away from hiking, fishing, shops, and nightlife!

  • Sleeps: 4 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom 
  • What we like: Get to sleep in a tipi, enjoy mountain peaks, nature trip

Storybook A-Frame Cabin in the Woods

In Boone, North Carolina

A frame cabin in the woods is like a beautiful dream. Located close to downtown Boone, this cabin is perfect for couples getaway or a group! Cozy up indoors with the fireplace, or relax on a swing, soak in the views or the sounds of a rushing creek. 

With lovely and comfortable interiors, you won’t want to leave!

  • Sleeps: 4 guests 
  • Bedroom: 2 bedrooms
  • What we like: In the woods, views from every window is breathtaking 

Luxury Cottage with Spectacular Lake Views

In Greenwood Lake, New York

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Super chic cottage located high above Greenwood Lake with a private beach and lakefront community access, this Airbnb is minutes away from Mountain Creek Ski Resort, Spa & Water park, breweries, vineyards and apple picking. 

Relax in their comfy one bedroom, or in their living room with a mid century modern fireplace, as you enjoy scenic dining, lounging and around the fire gatherings.

  • Sleeps: 4 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom
  • What we like: Lake views, beautiful interiors, and even stunning views outside 

Ferndale Barndominium @ferndaleairbnb

In Ferndale, California

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Ferndale “barndominium” is a tiny house in downtown Ferndale California. Airbnb is a cozy, welcoming and unique space to check out the “Victorian Village.” 

Perfect for two for a lovely weekend or a long term stay, Ferndale makes every trip memorable. The house is located behind the office of The Ferndale Enterprise, and hosts love to give their guests the “inside scoop” to Ferndale & the Lost Coast. Book them for your next visit

  • Sleeps: 2 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom
  • What we like: Romantic stay, upscale/Victorian feel, furnishing from recycled items

Luxury Treehouse in the heart of Columbia

In West Columbia, South Carolina

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Beautiful Mid-Century Modern Treehouse with no stairs to climb but walk across a bridge. Enjoy time at the landscaped gardens onto a spacious deck with a hot tub. 

The view of a bubbling creek and the woods will leave you all relaxed and rejuvenated. There is a Green Egg barbecue grill and fire pit area complete with a twinkling chandelier and string lights for a perfect romantic evening. You two can relax inside, cuddle up and watch a movie in front of the fireplace! 

  • Sleeps: 2 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom 
  • What we like: Views, cozy vibes of the treehouse 

Dome in the Desert in Joshua Tree

In Joshua Tree, California

Stay under the desert sky in Joshua Tree, in this modern-bohemian dome. Equipped with modern amenities and many personally designed and handcrafted items, this dome-shaped Airbnb will surely stimulate your mind and spirit.

Enjoy antique books and games while you take in sprawling mountain views by day and twinkling stars by night. 

Dome in the Desert has been featured in many magazines, including Condé Nast Traveler, Esquire Magazine, Goop, Refinery29, and Apartment Therapy.

  • Sleeps: 4 guests 
  • Bedroom: 2 bedroom 
  • What we like: Dome-shaped accommodation in a great location, comfy amenities, and handcrafted elements 

Monte Ventoso – luxury Tuscany in Virginia

In Madison, Virginia

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Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Madison, (and just a short drive south of Washington, DC), Monte Ventoso is a picturesque scene out of Tuscany. Perfect for a romantic trip, or a get together with girls, this villa will leave you speechless.

With exceptional amenities and local attractions, a visit to this Airbnb is a luxurious experience of tranquility and serenity, close to home!

  • Sleeps: 6 guests 
  • Bedroom: 3 bedrooms 
  • What we like: Picturesque setting – just like Tuscany!

Entire Floor of Mountainside Home

In Bailey, Colorado

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Stay in a cozy mountainside home with a short walk to an unobstructed view of the national forest. This location of the Airbnb is peaceful and private for those looking to get away from the city noise. Feel at home as you soak in the sun, enjoy a day out in nature and then come back to relax in the hot tub.

From the house, embark on endless hiking or biking trails, with many located just a 30 minute drive to Staunton State Park, and Lost Creek Wilderness. 

  • Sleeps: 4 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom 
  • What we like: Access to trails nearby, ambiance! 

Niksen House: Scandinavian style Cabin at Mt. Hood

In Rhododendron, Oregon

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Niksen House is located outside of Mt. Hood National Forest, and only 20 minutes from ski areas and an hour from Portland. Sandy River is only a 5 minute walk from the cabin.

Set in a rural community, this cabin sits next to a 1/2 acre lot giving it an off-the-grid feel with all of the modern amenities on-site. 

  • Sleeps: 5 guests 
  • Bedroom: 2 bedroom 
  • What we like: Cozy atmosphere of the cabin, and the lovely woods

Peaceful Treehouse with Ocean View

Aptos, California

A perfect home for four guests in this comfortable tree house with amazing views. Settle in with a book in the study, laze on the hammock, or admire from indoors through the glass ceiling windows. 

Featured by Sunset Magazine as a “chic escape.”

  • Sleeps: 4 guests 
  • Bedroom: 2 bedroom 
  • What we like: Tree house, with comfortable interiors and views

Yurt In The Trees

Dripping Springs, Texas

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Lovely yurt located in Dripping Springs, come here for a relaxing getaway while you are on a road trip, or just for a staycation. The yurt is designed for a comfortable stay, with a queen bed, ample seating area, and stunning views outside!

  • Sleeps: 2 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom 
  • What we like: Historic loft, quick access to sightseeing areas

Unique Eco-Glamping in TX Hill country – Pod #1!

In Lago Vista, Texas

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For glamping in a semi transparent dome, you don’t have to go far. Enter UDOSCAPE – a unique, heart-throbbing adults-only star-gazing glamping resort in Texas Hill Country. 

You can book one of 4 luxuriously furnished pods nestled up a hill with amazing hill country views. Find all the modern amenities including king size bed, kitchenette, hot tub, fire-pit, and hammock on site. Each Pod comes either with a dedicated bubble tent, or a hot tub. 

  • Sleeps: 2 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom
  • What we like: Lake views, beautiful interiors, and stunning views outside 

Big Idaho Potato Hotel

In Boise, Idaho

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Located on 400 acres of good ol’ Idaho farmland this 6 ton potato is one of the unique and coolest Airbnbs in the US. The Big Idaho Potato hotel has been meticulously designed by Kristie Wolfe, a former Big Idaho Potato Tour spokesperson, to allow for stylish private comfort and amenities such as power outlets for your electronic devices, a mini fridge, old records to play and a custom-built bed.

There is also a customized silo turned into a spa retreat perfect for soaking while looking up at the stars. For an extra dose of cuteness, The Big Idaho Potato Hotel comes with the cutest jersey cow in the world who will be your fuzzy pet for the stay, isn’t it cute?

  • Sleeps: 2 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom 
  • What we like: Super unique Airbnb, stay inside a POTATO!

World’s best Glamping tent at the Cane Beds Corral

In Fredonia, Arizona

Perfect home base near Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Grand Canyon National Parks is this glamping tent! Conveniently located very near to Coral Pink sand dunes state park. Enjoy access to Cane beds with its beautiful sandstone formations and nearby attractions like Water Canyon, Rosy Canyon, and Maxwell Park. 

These tents are beautifully decorated in rustic style, with lovely seating arrangements right outside to relax with fire and s’mores!

  • Sleeps: 2 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom
  • What we like: Access to parks nearby, comfortable tent stay

Historic Carriage House in Denver’s Oldest Neighborhood

Denver, Colorado

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This charming Airbnb has an electric and a cool atmosphere with their exposed brickwork and quirky decor. This is a historic home that once sheltered horses in the late 1800s – so you are living a page of history, by staying here. It can welcome upto 3 guests in their one bedroom + living space. 

Airbnb has been featured in Architectural Digest online as Colorado’s most unique and beautiful Airbnb property.

  • Sleeps: 3 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom 
  • What we like: Brick exposed interiors, fun living room decor of all US states 

The Helm—2-Story Container Home close to Magnolia Market

Waco, Texas

Created with a fusion of 2 shipping containers, this beautiful ‘container home’ is a unique stay in Texas. Airbnb can accommodate 6 guests in 2 bedrooms in bright, and neat decor for a comfortable stay.

From the upstairs suite you can experience a delightful evening in the well-lit rooftop deck, soaking in the starry nights! 

Airbnb is located in a safe rural neighbourhood, just north of Waco and close to I-35. Homestead Cafe and Craft Village is within walking distance from here, or 3 minutes away by road.

  • Sleeps: 6 guests 
  • Bedroom: 2 bedrooms
  • What we like: Beautiful container home, with modern amenities, and clean nice interiors

Ultra Luxury Treehouse. Cable Bridge and Waterfall

Adirondack, Remsen, New York

Beautiful 2 story tree house with an 80′ suspension bridge and 50’ waterfall is absolutely gorgeous for a long weekend getaway (minimum driving time from New York City to Adirondack is 4 hours 30 minutes, if you drive non stop). 

It was built by the local Amish and other craftsmen that have their work featured in Architectural Digest, so you expect stunning interiors, and upscale decor. The views from the tree house are super gorgeous! 

  • Sleeps: 4 guests 
  • Bedroom: 2 bedrooms
  • What we like: Treehouse with modern luxury + views

Luxury Villa with Free Activities, WiFi & Shuttle

In Winter Park, Colorado

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Located on a hill overlooking Winter Park Resort, this Airbnb is great for groups (can accommodate upto 8 guests). They also offer the BEST views from their living room. The views of the ski slopes are truly amazing, with both Winter Park and Mary Jane in full view from the kitchen, dining room, living room, and decks. 

Popular recreational areas of Grand Lake and Rocky Mountain National Park are only a 30 minute drive, making for an exceptional rocky mountain accommodation. They also offer a FREE on-call resort shuttle. 

  • Sleeps: 8 guests 
  • Bedroom: 3 bedrooms
  • What we like: Spacious for the family or large groups to enjoy free activities + mind-blowing views!

Log Cabin + Guest House on a Pond with Hot Tub

Terre Haute, Indiana

Unwind and relax with your loved ones at the guesthouse in Peaceful Pines. Airbnb is set on an eight acre landscape on a private pond. 

The log cabin has an open concept, a loft and updated amenities including a wraparound deck, screened-in porch, and a round hot tub to rejuvenate! It’s location, being tucked in the woods is everything you’ll need for a great getaway with family, and friends

  • Sleeps: 6 guests 
  • Bedroom: 3 bedrooms
  • What we like: Pond and landscape that surrounds the loft, hot tub, views + log cabin

Silo Farm Haus

Ste. Genevieve, Missouri

The Silo Farm Haus is a unique kind grain silo custom designed into a beautiful, rustic home. The Airbnb sits on a 200 acre farm located in the heart of Sainte Genevieve wine country! 

You have everything for a comfortable stay – an upstairs, spacious loft features a queen size bed, styled with antique furniture. Downstairs, there is a full size eat-in kitchen, with a laundry room, bathroom and oh-so-cozy living room. 

  • Sleeps: 4 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom 
  • What we like: Unique stay inside a grain silo, with comfortable modern amenities, secluded!

Treehouse on the Water Eagles Nest

Port Angeles, Washington

Stay like a bird on a 20 feet high tree house in Port Angeles. Enjoy the tree views as you overlook the Strait. You can be mesmerized as you sit or sleep in the large window seat watching the ships sail by, or see eagles fly across your window. 

Or relax with a book on the hammock hanging from the tree inside or the loft hammock. Spacious enough to welcome upto 6 guests in 2 bedrooms, this Airbnb takes care of your every need from a sound sleep, seating areas, kitchen and dining space. 

  • Sleeps: 6 guests 
  • Bedroom: 2 bedrooms 
  • What we like: Historic loft, quick access to sightseeing areas

1BR/1BA NEW Modern Art Guest House – SANITIZED!

In West Palm Beach, Florida

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Unique guest house, set on a staged home with polished concrete floors, 4 ft-wide industrial steel hanging barn door and open floor plan kitchen/living area. Airbnb is located in a great spot, about 1.5 miles south of Downtown; and close to restaurants, waterfront park and pristine beaches. 

  • Sleeps: 3 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom 
  • What we like: Modern guesthouse, location!  

Explore Nature Trails Near a Secluded Boho Adobe

Tacos, New Mexico

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Originally this Airbnb was the dance studio of renowned flamenco artist, Maria Benitez, today it’s been reimagined as a semi-rustic, bohemian vibe, romantic getaway in a private park-like setting. 

The interiors are beautiful with clean decor, with essentials amenities and an indoor hammock to relax in style. From the wide open windows (and living room), feel at home here, and soak in the ambience, in the company of each other!

  • Sleeps: 3 guests 
  • Bedroom: Studio
  • What we like: Bohemian vibes, wide-open space

Romantic Pond House with Hot Tub in TN

In Erwin, Tennessee

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The Pond House is set on a beautiful spring-fed pond, with stunning mountain views. The interiors oozes a cozy romantic vibe, perfect for a couple’s or a small group getaway. Guests can relax outside in the hot tub, enjoy stargazing, or read a good book on the porch and enjoy a nice hot cup of coffee or glass of wine. 

This setting is just straight out of a story book!

  • Sleeps: 4 guests 
  • Bedroom: Studio with 2 beds
  • What we like: Lake views, beautiful interiors, and stunning views outside 

Converted WWII Train Car with Patio

In Maryville, TN

Stay in a cool World War II Train car in Maryville – this is my Airbnb bucket list item right here (all history buffs, listening?). The entire space is utilized in an efficient manner with a bedroom, seating and dining area along with a kitchen to cook your meals.

Not to forget the patio outside is pretty, and is surrounded by greenery everywhere you look.

  • Sleeps: 4 guests 
  • Bedroom: 2 bedroom
  • What we like: Historic space, WWII history buffs, greenery 

Tiny House Waterfront Living

In Mason County, Washington

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This is a stunning tiny house located on the Peninsula overlooking a bay. Perfect for two for a romantic getaway. You can enjoy lovely views of trees and the bay, or go kayaking there, from right outside the Airbnb.

Tiny house comes with a pull-down queen murphy bed, portable stove, microwave, mini smart oven, an outdoor soaking tub and access to the beach with kayaks.

  • Sleeps: 2 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom 
  • What we like: Access to the beach, views of the bay, outdoor tub = super cozy!

Luxury, Secluded Cottage in the Woods with Firepit

In Readyville, Tennessee

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Secluded luxury cottage getaway located in the woods but close to amenities. Airbnb is decorated beautifully inside, perfect for two. Outside there is a fire pit where you can hang out in the evening or take a nap in the hammock. 

Located minutes away from downtown Murfreesboro and 30 minutes away from downtown Nashville so there’s lots of close places to have fun! 

  • Sleeps: 2 guests 
  • Bedroom: 1 bedroom 
  • What we like: In the woods, surrounded by nature, lovely interiors

Sextant | Motorworks | 2 bed 2 bath #201

New Orleans, Louisiana 

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A pet-friendly loft in NOLA, located just 15 minutes from Bourbon Street, and many cafes and restaurants. Stay here to explore New Orleans with ease. The Airbnb is a historic apartment with high 20″ ceilings, ample natural light coming into the living space, and more. 

  • Sleeps: 4 guests 
  • Bedroom: 2 bedrooms
  • What we like: Historic loft, quick access to sightseeing areas

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