Ah, the allure of tiny houses! If you’ve ever daydreamed about cozying up in a snug little abode, surrounded by nature or nestled in the heart of an unfamiliar town, you’re not alone.
Many of us have been captivated by the idea of simplifying our lives, downsizing our belongings, and experiencing the unique charm of tiny living.
But where do you start if you want to dip your toes into this trend without committing to a purchase?
Enter AirBnB, the platform that has made it possible for wanderlust-driven souls like us to explore the best tiny house rentals across the US, including the vibrant streets of Washington DC and the tropical paradise of Puerto Rico.
Now, I get it. With so many listings on AirBnB, finding that perfect tiny house rental can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack.
Questions like, “Is this location right for me?” or “Does this tiny house have all the amenities I need?” might be swirling in your head.
Trust me, I’ve been there.
After countless hours of research and personal experiences, I’ve curated a list that will save you time and ensure you find a tiny house that fits your needs to a T.
You see, I’ve always been fascinated by the tiny house movement.
Over the years, I’ve spoken to countless homeowners, architects, and enthusiasts, gaining insights into what makes a tiny house rental truly stand out.
And today, I’m here to share that knowledge with you.
Whether you’re a solo traveler looking for a quiet retreat or a couple seeking a romantic getaway, this guide has got you covered.
So, let’s embark on this journey together, shall we?
I promise, by the end of this article, you’ll be ready to pack your bags and set off on your own tiny house adventure.
Let’s dive in!
Spend a night at this tiny, off-grid treehouse and escape it all! This luxury treehouse rental sits in a 105-acre eco-retreat and goat farm on the Locust Fork River. It is the ideal home for those who want to escape the conundrum of their daily life and enjoy solitude with nature. When you stay in this tiny house rental on AirBnB, you not only live in a treehouse but can also explore up to 105 acres of trails right outside the door. This cabin overlooks the river, providing the most stunning waterfront views throughout your stay. It is also a short walk from the cabin, allowing you to enjoy water activities like kayaking.
If you’re big on views, look no further than this charming, tiny home in Homer, Alaska, for your next stay! This solar-powered tiny home offers off-grid amenities packed into a cozy space, ensuring maximum livability for its guests. The tiny house is a converted Tumbleweed trailer with pine interiors and plenty of windows. And that’s designed for a purpose as awe-inspiring views surround you. Those windows come with black-out shades if you’re staying with the midnight sun. It has a small kitchen, a wood stove for cooking, a shower and toilet area with a sink, a small living area, and a loft space for sleeping. The best part is that the dining area gives you the best view!
Experience a unique stay in Arizona that brings you at least 30 minutes from the Grand Canyon South Entrance! If you want to visit one of the country’s most beloved national parks, this is the best accommodation that puts you at the heart of a high desert landscape. Stay amongst desert flora, fauna, and clear night skies. If you’re lucky, you can even spot the Milky Way! It is a sustainable and low-impact tiny house that is off-grid and solar-powered. Called The Nugget, this tiny home has a kitchenette, a shower, a composting toilet, and a cozy sleeping area. There is also an outdoor fire pit and grilling area!
Good things come in small packages. That is exactly what you’ll find when you book a stay in this tiny house on a mountaintop in Arkansas. Located within a secured and gated property, this tiny home is beautifully landscaped with a bedroom, a bathroom, and a full kitchen. There is also a front porch with chairs to sit and enjoy the views! An outdoor grilling area is perfect for BBQs and outdoor entertaining. This tiny home is easily accessible with a gravel road.
When you book this tiny cottage, indulge in a romantic stay in the rural countryside. You’ll be flanked by orchards, vineyards, and wineries, making this quiet setting an ideal escape for couples. The tiny cottage has a loft that sleeps two, fully air-conditioned, with TV and free WiFi. If you’d like to access store and dining options, they are within a short drive. Other attractions like golfing, local breweries, and hiking are also accessible from the property.
This beautiful, tiny, off-grid home is a dreamy escape located at the heart of the Rocky Mountains. It has a modern design and is equipped with modern amenities for a relaxing and comfortable stay without compromising the genuine Colorado experience. The energy-efficient tiny home is surrounded by national forest land, so it feels very private. And when you’re staring here, the other top attractions in Colorado are nearby, including the Vail Pass Trailhead and Ski Cooper. Pets are also welcome in this tiny home!
This private 122 sq ft retreat is a unique tiny home that is surrounded by a forest, with a pond, marsh, waterfall, and lots of hiking trails. A stay in this tiny home is the ultimate dream for the nature lover, especially since this octagon home is right next to a brook. You can wake up to the calming sound of the water on the brook; there are outdoor seats where you can get a closer look at the nature’s beauty around you. You have many outdoor recreational opportunities during your stay, such as hiking on the trails , bird and animal watching, or meditation. This private woodland setting is away from the noise pollution and you can be in one with nature.
A stay in a horse ranch is a wonderful experience, thanks to this tiny home on a horse ranch in Shelbyville, Delaware. You can escape, unwind, and relax in a private setting at this tiny home located within a peaceful ranch. And yet, it is within easy access from Bethany Beach and Ocean City. Therefore, you can stay here and enjoy the local attractions of the surrounding areas for added convenience. It has a fully equipped kitchen, a full bathroom, and an open-concept living area. It is suited for couples on a romantic getaway, a family escapade, or anyone looking for a peaceful nature retreat.
Get close to world-famous beaches in Florida and have your own private paradise to call. This property has everything you could ever ask for a relaxing stay – a hot tub and a large pool area with heated water. There’s even a rock water slide! You will also find a keystone coral fire pit for outdoor grilling. There is private parking and entry, making it a suitable choice for couples or small families. It is an open and bright space, and the home features a white shiplap interior for an updated look. It is fully equipped to ensure your comfort during your stay! However, there are some shared spaces in this property with another Airstream and loft apartment.
Serene lake views will be the highlight of your cozy stay in this peaceful tiny home in Gainesville, Georgia. It is ideally located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and close to Lake Lanier. Therefore, this tiny home is the perfect retreat for adventure seekers, outdoor lovers, or remote workers who want to find a quiet place to work and relax. The views in this home are awesome all year round, whether you relish the lake or treetop views. The home might be small, but it is well-equipped with modern appliances and furniture. It has an outdoor deck and grill, which is perfect for when you are staying with family or friends. While it feels secluded, it is only minutes from restaurants and shopping destinations.
Enjoy nature while staying in this tiki tiny home in Volcano, Hawaii. The owners wanted to combine modern convenience with nature immersion by fully equipping this home with a kitchen, a shower, comfortable beds, and a smart TV with WiFi. Wake up to the birds chirping and the view of the rainforest trees. Enjoy your favorite beverage on the porch as you leave your worries away! You can even spot rare native wildlife, if you’re lucky!
Experience a unique mountain getaway where you can stay close to Idaho’s largest lake, Pend Oreille. Savor the mountain and lake views, or explore numerous trails and other activities. Whether you want a laid-back stay or an adventure, it’s up to you! It feels tucked away, but this tiny home is easily accessible to other nearby attractions in Idaho, such as the Silverwood Amusement Park and the Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Get ready for a real mountain retreat experience!
Whether you’re visiting Chicago for work or want to explore its main attractions, this tiny home is the perfect place to stay. It is ideally situated close to Chicago, saving you time in your travel, but it is private and secure that you can have a comfortable stay. The 250 sq ft home epitomizes tiny living and the minimalist lifestyle without compromising modern conveniences.
Experience a beautiful country escape in Fort Wayne, Indiana, with this gorgeous tiny shed glamping prefab cabin. It’s also the prettiest tiny home you will see! The home is nestled within the woods, giving you a peaceful and quiet atmosphere to get away from it all. Experience what it is like to sleep in the quietness of the woods in total privacy. It’s unsurprising that House Beautiful recognized this tiny home as the Most Unique AirBnB in Indiana in 2022!
Count this as one of the most unique tiny house rentals on AirBnB! This repurposed grain bin is converted into a customized tiny home, offering guests a relaxing and luxurious experience. Located just 30 minutes from downtown Omaha, you can enjoy the perks of country living while being close to the city and its attractions. It is also a short drive from numerous state parks, and you’ve got the foothills of Loess Hills to explore. A must-try activity is hiking the ridge for the best sunset views!
The Batch is a sustainable tiny home 20 minutes from downtown Lawrence in Kansas. It is nestled among the cedar forests and features a minimalist Southwestern interior style. This tiny cabin is the perfect setting if you seek a peaceful retreat and appreciate the natural forest’s healing qualities. This 186 sq ft tiny home is built on an old hay wagon and sits on the edge of a rocky meadow. Thus, you can enjoy spectacular views and abundant walking trails with varying terrains. It is powered by solar panels and outfitted with a bed and bedding. Kayak rental is also available on-site.
We’ve found the perfect rustic retreat for couples looking to experience the countryside of Kentucky. This tiny cabin is perfect for a couple’s getaway as it is quietly tucked away from the city within a secluded property in the woods facing a pond. There is no better place to leave your worries behind, take it slow, and read a book on the porch, or watch the deer. You can also go fishing, play games, and walk the trails. The house is only 200 sq ft in living space, but it packs the modern amenities and comforts that ensure a lovely stay, including a TV and WiFi.
Your home in the heart of New Orleans awaits here. This historic house was recently restored to offer tiny house living that is close to the famous St. Roch Market, Frenchman Street, and the French Quarter. If you’re visiting New Orleans on a holiday, this home offers a quiet retreat in comfort and style. It has a queen size lofted bed with a full bathroom and a tiny kitchen, ideal for solo travelers or couples. It features a quintessential New Orleans home style.
This tiny home was featured in A&E’s Living Smaller Episode 10, and here’s your chance to see what the buzz is about! This charming two-bedroom cabin kit features a contemporary style and understated luxury. Located near Portland, Maine, you are near major attractions like Lake Sebago and the Mid Coast beaches. But even if you prefer to stay tucked in this private retreat, you’re still guaranteed to experience tiny living at its finest. It is part of a collection of vacation rentals offering beautifully designed tiny homes and cabins for the most discerning guests.
Experience tiny house living amid an apple orchard in Maryland. It doesn’t get more romantic than that! If you’re looking for a romantic and cozy stay for two, look no further. The charming tiny house on wheels is within 15 minutes of three lakes in the area, along with various golf courses, hiking trails, and the Wisp Ski Resort. The tiny home has a patio with an outdoor dining table, a fire pit, and a hot tub. You’re surrounded by abundant wildlife and awe-inspiring views!
Stay in a quiet neighborhood where you can live in a tiny home close to the water. It has a spacious backyard, fire pit, and grilling area for outdoor entertaining. While designed to be a quiet and private escape, the house is well-equipped with a bed that can sleep two, and high-speed WiFi internet. You can take a short walk to Dudley Pond to swim and fish. You’ll also find plenty of walking trails near the house. In addition, Boston is only 30 minutes away.
Escape the hustle and bustle of city life when you stay in this tiny 200 sq ft home in the middle of Northern Michigan woods. While a small home is light and airy that you can be comfortable. The home interior is well-designed to facilitate your needs, such as having a sleeping loft and many storage areas. Heaters and AC units are available, making it a great year-round rental. Explore a variety of loops and walking trails around the property or venture into the bike paths. It’s the best place to stay if you want to escape from the distractions of your hectic lifestyle.
This 267 sq ft tiny home on a Minnesota Lake is a dreamy escape. It was built and featured on “Tiny House Nation” in 2015. It is a tiny prairie cottage with a spacious deck overlooking the lake. You can relax in the house and watch the sunset by the campfire or take the kayak into the lake. It boasts a full kitchen, a sleeping loft, a bathroom, and a dining bar table. The outdoor living space is also well-furnished to take advantage of the nature surrounding you!
Enjoy a slower pace of life in this tiny 240 sq ft home in a farmstead in Mississippi. This 40-acre horse farm features a lovely home as the focal point where guests can stay and call home for a night or two. It has a wrap-around porch and Amish rockers. There is also a fully-equipped kitchen so you can make your own meals or coffee. Guests can tour the farm and interact with the farm animals, such as the draft horses, young colts, chickens, sheep, and goats.
This 352 sq ft home is located at the heart of a wooded hillside with a thoughtful layout that maximizes every inch of space. Thus, guests can expect a lovely stay as the beautiful tiny home is fully equipped, allowing you to live comfortably for however long your stay will be. The highlight of your stay would be the stunning outdoor environment where this house was built, especially since it is next to a creek. It is like a hidden oasis, but Missouri’s tourist attractions, such as Bluff Dwellers Cave, Elk River, and the Big Sugar State Park, are also within a short drive.
This newly built tiny home in Stevensville, Montana, is a spectacular place to stay if you want to be among the natural wilderness of Montana. The home features high-end finishing and a unique layout that allows guests to fully immerse in the landscape’s natural beauty wherever they are in the home. It has modern appliances, outdoor lounging and grilling, and two large decks. The last section of the road leading to this property is primitive, so any low-profile vehicle isn’t recommended when traveling to this property.
Discover the beauty of living tiny when you book a stay in this gorgeous tiny home surrounded by green hills. While it’s a tiny home, it is spacious and offers lots of outdoor space. You can enjoy your coffee in the living room or the outdoor deck, soaking in the views of the Nebraskan countryside. It’s a tiny home with a wide-open feel, especially because of its vast landscape. And the best part is that this home is environmentally friendly, making your stay more worthwhile.
Tucked away from the chaos of the Strip yet close enough that you can enjoy everything that Las Vegas has to offer, this tiny home offers a quiet home in Sandy Valley, Nevada. Travel an hour outside of Las Vegas to live in a ranch where you can immerse in the Wild West experience of rodeo events, cattle drives, and horseback riding. This stunning desert hideaway in the Mojave Desert is close to main attractions, such as the Death Valley, the famous Pioneer Saloon, and the Tecopa Hot Springs. If you choose to relax in this tiny home, it’s got everything you need to remind you of the comforts of home.
Located at the base of the White Mountains in New Hampshire, there is no better location for a relaxing vacation. You are surrounded by rolling pastures and thick forested areas. The house, albeit tiny, is warm and bright. It has large windows so you can enjoy the White Mountain views from any room in the house, especially in the kitchen and living room. The natural wood materials of the home give it a cottage-like feel, but it has all the modern amenities you expect to live comfortably. The outdoor space includes a small charcoal grill, a fire ring, and a picnic table. It is a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Escape your hectic schedule and take it slow when you book a stay in this rustic tiny home in Frenchtown, New Jersey. This 170 sq ft home is a charming and rustic abode that is situated in a picturesque farm home to horses, donkeys, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, and a barn cat. If you’re an animal lover, this farm stay is your ideal refuge! It’s not surprising why this rustic tiny home is the top choice for a weekend getaway for many people in New Jersey!
The Big Little Hideaway is one of New Mexico’s best-kept secrets. This quiet and secluded home is spacious, brand new, and cozy. It is equipped with modern conveniences, such as an AC unit, a heater, a furnace for winter, a stove, and other kitchen appliances. The beds also feature a wrap-around window so you can do star gazing in bed, but they do come with blackout blinds for sleeping in. Outside this tiny hideaway are more exciting opportunities for mountain biking, dirt biking, and motorcycling. The property is also within minutes from popular attractions nearby, such as hot springs, ski resorts, and famous hikes.
Much has been written about the Catskills Mountains in New York. Now is your chance to live it out in this romantic cabin among the woods. This container cabin is suited for four seasons, which is originally made of a 20-foot long shipping container. It has been recognized by Time Out as one of the Top 12 AirBnbs in the Catskills in 2023 and by Architectural Digest in 2022 as one of the best AirBnB cabins across the US. Here is your chance to experience staying in this high-efficiency insulated cabin with low-energy windows. This cabin offers more than just an overnight stay, it’s an experience.
This tiny cabin is nestled on a ravine and surrounded by trees. When you stay here, you’ll wake up to the song of birds and the views of the sky. It is a 100 sq ft home with an upstairs and downstairs space, so there is enough room for a group. The high ceiling also makes it feel bigger! It is a quiet getaway that lets you easily access the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Biltmore Mansions, and other notable attractions in Asheville. It also has a backup power generator, in case of an emergency power outage.
This centrally located tiny home offers 384 sq ft of living space. It’s your perfect home when traveling to North Dakota as it offers a comfortable place to stay and the top attractions are a short drive away. A fully stocked kitchen with modern appliances, and a laundry room, ensures you have a lovely place to call home while in North Dakota.
The owners of this cabin built this tiny home in 2019 with the vision of inviting more people to visit the area where they grew up. Today, this cabin is one of Ohio’s most sought-after AirBnB rentals. The home sits on a 30-acre woodland area approximately two miles from the Old Man’s Cave. Due to its location, it is fairly common for guests in this cabin to spot deer and other wildlife. And for those who retreat inside, you have a cozy bedroom and modern appliances to keep you comfortable.
The Oka Chukka Tiny House in Oklahoma is a unique accommodation in the Ouachita Mountains. It is part of a 5.5-acre property in solitude, providing you the privacy and quiet you seek. This home features a full kitchen, modern furnishings, appliances, WiFi, and a porch. But the best feature of this home is the million-dollar view! It is also a two-minute walk from the lake, which offers plenty of recreational opportunities. While this home is equipped with the internet, most guests come to unplug and enjoy what nature offers
This cozy and tiny home was featured in AirBnB Magazine and is strategically located within Portland’s Arts/Concordia District. The house was recently updated and is the ideal jump-off point for sightseeing in Portland. Due to its location, guests staying in this tiny home can walk to attend a yoga class from a block away, visit the school house theater, go shopping, explore the local art scene, or try out the local food. The tiny home is a labor of love, with modern wood flooring, minimal aesthetic, and many vintage touches. It has a kitchenette where you can cook light meals during your stay and even has handy Portland travel guides. There is a shared backyard with a vegetable garden and a chicken coop. Guests are free to grab fresh eggs for breakfast!
Enjoy a stylish and relaxing getaway in this tiny home for two. Slow down for a few days and enjoy the overlooking view of the Conewago Mountains. Whether your idea of slowing down is to read a book in the hammock, spend a day kayaking in the lake, or stargazing at night, you won’t regret this experience. The home is part of a 10-acre property minutes away from the Pinchot State Park and other nearby attractions. Relish your time in this lovely home and enjoy the possibilities that await!
Good things come in small packages. That’s exactly what this tiny ec-cottage in Rhode Island has in store for its guests. While it is a charming and unassuming tiny home, this lakefront property is 100% energy efficient and features a thoughtful design. This home has a private bath, full kitchen, luxury-style bedding and mattresses, WiFi, and other modern amenities. You can enjoy a lake view from the property, but there is no lake access. You can, however, take your pets with you as this is a pet-friendly property.
This modern cabin retreat is built on a private lot with an extensive backyard. The home boasts a spacious interior with a loft and plenty of sleeping areas. The entire home is located within a secured property, allowing you to enjoy solitude in peace. And yet, your private hideaway is only a short drive from downtown Greenville and downtown Greer. It is also an hour from Asheville and 20 minutes from the airport.
Located five minutes from Custer State Park, this modern A-frame cabin is the perfect place to stay if you want to explore the area. The A-frame cabin features a queen bed in a loft, a spacious living room, a full-size kitchen, and a full-size bathroom with a shower. There is a spacious deck with grill, which is the perfect spot to marvel at the wildlife and rock formations surrounding you. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can go biking or hiking. There are ATV trail rides, too!
This dreamy tiny cottage is one of the most wishlisted properties on AirBnB in Tennessee. This tiny home has also been featured in Travel+Leisure, USA Today, House Beautiful, Southern Living, and more. But amidst the media coverage and attention, this charming cottage is set in a magical garden and puts every inch of its square footage to good use. There is a mix of the old and new in the interior decor elements, which includes the clawfoot tub, repurposed vintage cabinets, and other thoughtful amenities. At 250 sq ft, this is the best way to experience tiny house living and get inspiration as the space feels light and airy!
Stay in this peaceful, serene, and cozy tiny home in the rustic Canyon Lake. Surrounded by juniper trees, it is your ticket to the best Hill Country experience. Enjoy modern amenities and comfort when you book a stay, allowing you to take full advantage of the beauty of this location without sacrificing your basic needs. You can sip your morning coffee on the deck while watching the sun rise over the hill, or you can hike the ravine until you reach the base of a winding stream. At night, get a front row seat as you star gaze in this little private retreat!
Want to stay close to the Zion National Park? Look no further than the Ark Tiny House! This tiny house rental on AirBnB is a unique accommodation in the middle of the desert. Named after the classic Biblical story, this tiny home offers the convenience you need to make your Zion getaway the most comfortable it can be! The property owners are also focused on promoting sustainability to ensure that the beauty of the natural surroundings is preserved.
Wake up to the sight of a dense grove of spruce trees when you stay in this beautiful timber cabin retreat in Vermont. The dense forest location ensures complete privacy during your stay, yet the major establishments in Wilmington, including breweries, restaurants, and shops, are within a five-minute drive. The property has no WiFi, and even the cell signal is unreliable. Thus, this cabin is the ideal getaway destination to unplug. The cabin features high ceilings and open windows, making it bright and inviting.
Located at the heart of Purcellville, this remote tiny home brings a ton of charm and history. It is within five miles of historic sites, such as the Shenandoah River, the Appalachian Trail, and Leesburg. There are also many romantic vineyards and ale trail breweries nearby. This tiny home is ideal for couples or a small family. The tiny home interior features two bedrooms, a full kitchen, a bathroom, and a family room. The front porch offers a place to enjoy outdoor relaxation in total privacy.
This custom-crafted tiny home overlooks a bay in Mason County, Washington. This location makes it the ideal retreat for romantic and outdoor lovers, as it offers plenty of activities that include kayaking on the water, relaxing in the outdoor tub, or watching the herons and seals from the home. If you are visiting Washington, the tiny home is also close to the Olympic National Park and other state parks, so make sure to allot time to visit them. The well-appointed furniture and thoughtful design make this 230 sq ft home cozy yet functional.
The 312 sq ft creekside cabin is secluded in the woods of Moorefield, West Virginia. This picturesque home offers mountain views and access to a mountain stream only 50 feet from the cabin. Despite being secluded, it is a modern cabin, so expect that it is fully furnished to offer modern conveniences. In fact, there is super fast WiFi and TV with streaming capabilities! But if you want to do nature exploration, a dedicated hiking path leads to a gentle waterfall and pools for fishing.
Meet the most wish-listed tiny home on AirBnB in Wisconsin! This home is the ideal retreat, especially if you want to relax in nature. The home is perfect for couples, family, or a group of friends. The cabin design perfectly blends with the forest and has a rustic feel. You don’t have to sacrifice the comforts of home when you escape into this hideaway as it has an AC/heater unit, a queen bed with heated blankets, a bathroom, and a full kitchen. There is a fire pit with outdoor chairs if you want to enjoy the outdoor space.
The Roost is a custom-built home in 2021 that boasts quality craftsmanship using old-growth cottonwood trees. The tiny home is located in an older neighborhood, so it feels like you are living in the countryside. You can enjoy the privacy of staying in the home with a small patio to have a BBQ and build a fire table. It’s the perfect spot to watch the deer and birds in the summer. For those visiting Wyoming to explore Yellowstone, it is approximately an hour away from the Roost.
This micro house is the perfect base when exploring Washington DC. It is located close to Rock Creek Park, and there are many coffee shops and restaurants in the area. The tourist sites in downtown Washington DC, are one ride away. Living in the heart of the city makes it easy to explore the local attractions and immerse in the city’s culture, such as visiting the farmer’s market and hitting local eateries. The micro house is equipped with modern amenities so you can relax and unwind after a day of city exploration.
Stay in paradise with this eco-friendly house in the foothills of a rainforest. Solar panels and a solar water heater power the custom-built home, allowing it to function sustainably. If you love nature, it is the perfect abode where you’re only disturbed by the sounds of nature and tropical birds. The expansive lawns allow you to soak in the eastern coastline views. There are many attractions within a few minutes’ drive, such as the Luquillo Beach and the El Yunque Rainforest.