June 25, 2024

Lofty Dreams

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Nestled among the trees just outside the town of Woodstock in upstate New York, this treehouse-like tiny home is elevated to create sweeping views of the swimmable pond and surrounding forest. Its most enviable features include a sleeping loft, full walls of windows, a breakfast bar, a wood-burning fireplace, and a barrel-style hot tub.

BOOK NOW $375 per night

Related: 33 Amazing Treehouses You Can Rent for Vacation


Slanted Exterior

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Ask any architect: Walls don’t have to be straight. The off-kilter style of this pro-built tiny house in the Catskills adds visual interest and makes space for a lofted bedroom, built-in shelves and cabinets, and a breakfast nook with a window seat. It also illustrates how much you can do without electricity or running water.

BOOK NOW $110 per night

Related: 8 Tiny House Resorts for a One-of-a-Kind Getaway


Baby Blue

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This New Paltz, New York, tiny home’s interior design is fairly standard, but its showstopping two-tone exterior paint job makes it a standout. The platform it’s built on creates a wide deck for eating and hanging out—a simple way to sneak in a few extra square feet.

BOOK NOW $60 per night

Related: 60 Porch Ideas for a Blissful Summer

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Coastal Views

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Set directly on the coastline of Quebec, Canada, this ’70s-inspired tiny house has vast square windows along the front for assessing the surf conditions and taking in the views each morning. Don’t miss the natural wood built-in storage (including the queen beds’ headboards) and ceilings and clever recessed lighting throughout.

Book Now $179 per night

Related: 22 Hotels With Breathtaking Views


Quaint Cottage

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Tucked away in New Ipswich, New Hampshire, this no-frills cottage, named for its fairy-lights lined porch, can sleep up to three. Its latticed porch, rocking chairs, and weather vane dial up its charm.

Book Now $79 per night

Related: How to Capture the Cottagecore Aesthetic at Home


Architectural Wonder

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Designed by Austin-based architect Nicole Blair, this AIA Award–winning tiny house called the Beehive plays with angles to maximize sunlight and square footage. You’ll want to bookmark the open-concept kitchen, spacious shower, and efficient staircase for your next trip to SXSW—or your own backyard project.

Book Now $200 per night

Related: 18 Tiny House Floor Plans You Can DIY

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Best All Around

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Soft canvas walls give this tiny house in the West Texas hill country a tent-like feel; all the comforts of home, like HVAC and plumbing, elevate its luxury level. Outside, a cedar soaking tub is for unwinding after a day of winery hopping and antiquing. The rustic privacy fencing, elevated deck, and private fire pit, and beautiful landscaping belong on your mood board too.

Book Now $400 per night


Desert Oasis

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An ideal distance from Big Bend National Park, this light-filled tiny home in Texas is designed to be a soothing rest spot for adventurers. It’s also a case study in how to put clean energy to work in your tiny house, with solar lights, a solar shower, and a composting toilet.

Book Now $80 per night


Scenic Cabin

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With sweeping views of Iceland’s Kirkjufell Mountain, bay, and even the northern lights, this cabin and its deck are stained green to blend into its awe-inspiring natural surroundings.

Book Now $205 per night

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Hillside A-Frame

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The Malbec Cabin, nestled in the mountains of Brazil, is in-ground A-frame structure with expansive windows and a working wood-burning fireplace. If they’re not enough to grab your attention (or would-be renters’), the rope swing and cozy fire pit definitely are.

Book Now $176 per night


Essentials Only

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The Shepard’s Hut on England’s Cornish coast is no-nonsense in the best way possible. There’s a quaint kitchen, fireplace, and Murphy bed, with double doors and farmhouse-style lighting adding to its friendly vibe. Its selling point, however, is the lakefront view and outdoor dining setup. You might want to copy their clever rope-and-post fencing and graveled terrace ideas.

Book Now $113 per night


Bold A-Frame

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Just 12 miles from Breckenridge, Colorado, you can’t miss this creekside A-frame, painted fire truck red to stand out among the evergreens. Inside, a wood burning fireplace wards off the mountain chill and custom built-ins offer kitchen and bathroom storage. You don’t want to miss its cozy loft, either.

Book Now $255 per night

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Festive Container

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Your tiny house’s interior isn’t the only place you can express your design personality. This wagon-style spot on England’s North Cornish coast has a cheerful two-tone exterior and sports party bunting year round. You’ll love the brilliant under-bed storage, floral curtains, and green-painted trim inside, too.

Book Now $139 per night

Related: 25 Shipping Container Homes You Need to See


Urban Windmill

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No structure is too small or off-limits for a tiny house, as evidenced by this windmill turned living quarters near Lisbon. The bedroom even features the original mechanisms in the ceiling. Because everything inside is rounded (even the shower and cabinets), it’s full of helpful ideas for other challenging small spaces.

Book Now $108 per night


The Greenhouse

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Those not opposed to a lack of privacy can opt for glass walls like this greenhouse-esque home’s in South Africa. Not traveling soon? Head over for inspiration from its luxury tile, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, and sleek, modern deck. It shows how much life and beauty plants can bring to any tiny house too.

Book Now $157 per night

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Looking Glass

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Tucked away in the middle of the Catskills forest, this storybook-ready A-frame home is a small but mighty fortress. The view feels twice as special thanks to a full glass front wall.

BOOK NOW $303 per night


The Bubble

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Designed by Roderick James, this Scottish insulated aluminum pod offers breathtaking views from dragonfly windows. The futuristic interior is warmed up by wood accents and cozy textiles.

BOOK NOW $214 per night


French Cottage

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The stone exterior and interior details of this French cottage make it look like it came straight out of a fairytale. While the overall design of the interior isn’t much, the architecture serves as major inspo if you’re looking to build your own dreamy tiny home.

BOOK NOW $59 per night

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The Family Home

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With two bedrooms (including a walk-in closet!), this tiny home is just right for a small family. The fully-equipped chef’s kitchen can whip up alfresco meals for warm summer nights. Not to mention, the industrial-meets-cabin aesthetic is sleek and inviting.

BUY NOW Starting at $150k


Lava Field

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At the foot of a volcano in Hawaii, this tiny house—called the Phoenix House—will make you feel as though you’ve stepped onto another planet as you explore the lava fields and black sand beaches that surround it.

BOOK NOW $110 per night


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