As America celebrates Independence Day, a record-breaking 44.2 million Americas will travel more than 50 miles from home to celebrate, according to AAA. But even though so many people will be celebrating with a bit of holiday travel, more people will just hang out at home. If you’re among those not travelling far for the holiday, you can still dream of your next trip with these unique and wanderlust-inducing Airbnbs across the USA.
Step into a lush tropical garden at this Airbnb in Aptos, California, which lets guests enjoy their own apartment – but more importantly, get outside and onto the patio. The site is equipped with a gas grill, making it a great spot to enjoy that perfect summer barbecue.
With so many treehouses on Airbnb, anyone can live out their childhood dreams of sleeping among the branches. In fact, this treehouse in Atlanta, Georgia was named Airbnb’s most-desired property, which is unsurprising based on how magical it looks.
With retro Airstream trailers once again taking off in popularity, this gorgeous set-up in Malibu, California is certain to entice travellers. In addition to the incredible views it provides, it also has a touch of celebrity glamour, as it was the site of a US Vogue photo shoot featuring Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss.
If you want to get as close as possible to the water in Charleston, South Carolina, then there’s no better way than staying in a houseboat. This one was featured on FYI Network’s Tiny House Hunters, and was rebuilt using reclaimed materials.
This restored cabin is only a 15-minute drive to Joshua Tree National Park and is a great spot to catch a glimpse of animals like rabbits, coyotes and owls in their natural habitat. The beautiful cabin has obviously attracted attention from Airbnb users, but was also featured in the New York Times’ travel magazine and other publications.
This round cottage in the Berkshires in Massachusetts was once sculptor Henry Hudson Kitson’s summer studio. The two-storey building features an incredible canopy bed and gorgeous windows, but visitors will likely want to get out and explore the grounds, which include garden paths, bridges, ponds and more.
If you want to stay somewhere unique – but still enjoy a kitchen, heating, and air conditioning – then a yurt in Virginia may just be the place. The round home is located on a sustainable farm and is only a ten-minute hike into Shenandoah National Park Back Country.
If you want your next holiday to be an experiment in sustainability, then staying at this California home, which is entirely off-the-grid, will give you just that. The home is also located in Pioneertown, a town in the Mojave Desert that is luring people out of LA and into the small, creative community.
This underground house will remind most people of the perfect home for a hobbit. But it can be rented by anyone – if they are travelling through Washington State. After hiking up to the home, guests enter through the hobbit hole and enjoy their stay.
An elaborate tree house in South Carolina will let travellers truly feel like a kid again. This treehouse is located on two connecting platforms and includes an outdoor rope bed and shower, and a two-person hammock to relax in. The treehouse was designed by Seth Bolt, a founding member of the band NEEDTOBREATHE.