Those who love to travel are often thinking about their next trip, even if they don’t yet know when it might be. Finding fun, romantic, or unique places to stay is clearly part of that thought process, based on Airbnb’s most wish-listed Airbnbs in the US. It seems plenty of Airbnb users (around 36%) regularly spend time daydreaming of where they’d like to stay around the United States, given the chance.
What’s interesting is the sorts of places people dream of one day staying. So, we thought we’d show you the most wish-listed Airbnb for each of the 50 states, with Washington D.C. thrown in as well. Many are among the best places on Airbnb to rent (the sheer number of treehouses on Airbnb may surprise you).
1. Storybook Castle BnB
in Fairhope, Alabama
Could there be a better way to start off this list than with an actual castle? You’re likely to be smitten as soon as you see the central tower of this Airbnb through its vibrant garden. Found in Fairhope off Mobile Bay, this charming and artistic one-bedroom guesthouse is bound to make your time in town a special one.
2. Cozy Alaskan Log Cabin
in Fairbanks, Alaska
Those dreaming of a warm log cabin surrounded by snow, forest, and nothing else need only look to this romantic Airbnb in Alaska. This authentic log cabin outside Fairbanks lets you retreat from the world in a snug, old-fashioned setting. It’s just perfect for sitting around the fire pit and wandering trails through the woods.
3. Experience Hogan by the River – Navajo Hogan
in Cameron, Arizona
Want to get back to basics and experience a simpler way of living? Then this primal off-the-grid earth home in a remote corner of the Western Navajo Nation could be just the place for you to disconnect and recharge. Built in the style of a traditional dwelling of the Navajo people, this Airbnb strips away amenities and extras to provide a minimalist offering with some breathtaking desert scenery.
Related Reading: 15 Best Airbnbs in Arizona
4. 87Getaway Treehouse Escape
in Mountain View, Arkansas
Staying in gorgeous treehouse Airbnbs in the United States sometimes means sacrificing a few comforts for the experience. That’s certainly not the case with this Arkansas Airbnb in the Ozark Forest outside Mountain View. Outside it looks like another dreamy treehouse, but step inside and it’s like you’ve entered a cozy, well-equipped home. Here you really get the best of both worlds, from hot tubs, hammocks, and firepits on the patios to all the modern comforts you could want inside.
5. Pirates of the Caribbean Getaway
in Topanga Canyon, California
With its fun Carribean/jungle theme, this one-bedroom guest house certainly qualifies as one of the most unique Airbnbs in the US. Set in the Topanga Canyon outside of L.A., this California Airbnb is the perfect place to chill out. The hardest decision you may have to make here is whether to spend time in the hammock, on the daybed, under the huge teepee, or out in the secluded jacuzzi.
Related Reading: 15 Best Airbnbs in California
6. Rocky Mountain Treehouse
in Carbondale, Colorado
Although Colorado is home to quite a few treehouse Airbnbs, this huge one near Rocky Mountain National Park is hard to beat. You could even make the case that it’s among the best Airbnbs in the U.S. – it’s that good. Guests sleep 25 feet off the forest floor in this hand-built cabin that’s supported by four towering spruce trees. Complete with spectacular views, hammocks, and a hot tub, this is the perfect pick for those wanting to connect with their travel companions and the surrounding wilderness.
Related Reading: 15 Best Airbnbs in Colorado
7. Geodesic Domes in the Woods
in Bethlehem, Connecticut
Geodesic domes are another obsession of travelers on Airbnb, and this dome outside Bethlehem is more than happy to indulge the fascination. It almost seems like this off-the-grid hut sprouted from the ground, given the way it blends in with the nearby woods. Space and modern luxuries are in short supply here, but if you want a cozy place to go glamping, then this spot seems ideal.
8. First Tiny Home in the First State!
in Milton, Delaware
While it’s unlikely you’d want to move in permanently, staying in this adorable tiny house can make for a fun choice when visiting Delaware. Found just outside Milton, this tiny Airbnb could run a masterclass on just how much can fit into a seriously compact space. From its sleeping loft to its own laundry, there’s no doubt you’ll be impressed by both how practical and comfortable it manages to be.
9. Treehouse at Danville
in Geneva, Florida
Even with all the interesting US Airbnbs out there, this imaginative treehouse puts a really positive spin on the saying “Only in Florida.” Perhaps best described as a floating yurt, this treehouse outside Orlando has a real warmth that is sure to make your trip a memorable one. Like all good treehouses, it excels at connecting with its surroundings, from the plants around the bedroom to the outdoor shower and fun Tiki hut bar.
Related Reading: 15 Best Airbnbs in Florida
10. Secluded Intown Treehouse
in Atlanta, Georgia
You’ll have a hard time believing you’re still in Atlanta with this enchanting treehouse. Surrounded by trees in a convenient residential neighborhood, this isn’t your typical city Airbnb. Adorable rope bridges connect the three carefully decorated rooms of this elevated accommodation. If you want to further incorporate the surroundings into your experience, you can even roll your bed outside onto an open-air platform!
Related Reading: 15 Best Airbnbs in Georgia
11. Kona’s 1st Luxury 1 BR/1B Treehouse w/ Ocean View
in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Ocean views are a dime a dozen in Hawaii, but this luxury treehouse takes it to a new level by including the forest canopy in the view. Situated in Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island, you’re really living up among the trees, making this possibly the coolest Airbnb in the United States. Seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor spaces, this treehouse seems purpose-made to leave a lasting impression.
12. Big Idaho Potato Hotel
in Boise, Idaho
This one-of-a-kind Airbnb near Boise really takes the cake for the strangest Airbnb in the US. After all, it is a giant model of a potato that has been converted into a deceptively stylish and inviting guesthouse. It’s honestly hard to believe that this Airbnb’s exterior and interior belong to the same place. Inside the potato, for example, is a pampering silo bathroom that provides you a little luxury during your farm stay here.
13. Ryan’s Place Cabin
in Normal, Illinois
For an Airbnb that truly captures the rustic charm and serenity of a farm stay, look no further than this cabin on the outskirts of the Bloomington area. Sit out on the porch, unwind, and enjoy the country air, rural landscape, and occasional sound of nearby farm animals. Couples will definitely find this a cozy place to hole up, especially since it doesn’t sacrifice amenities for character.
in Nashville, Indiana
Who knew a barn could look so beautiful and create such a wonderful space for people to go away together? While this Airbnb near Nashville may look quite ordinary from the outside, inside is another matter entirely. This three-bedroom guest house was made for families and groups looking to spend time together, complete with a massive living area under its gorgeous vaulted ceiling, pool table, and wet bar.
15. Rural Coon Rapids Cabin w/Deck – Hike & Golf!
in Bayard, Iowa
The idea of fitting sixteen people under the one roof for a group trip or family get-together might seem quite unrealistic – at least until you lay eyes on this massive rural Iowa house. With six bedrooms, four bathrooms, and two kitchens, plus plenty of outdoor space, this delightful cabin-style rental creates the perfect setting for people to enjoy one another’s company.
16. Cozy Cabin Retreat
in Tonganoxie, Kansas
Providing a rustic look with a modern finish for its decor, this Kansas vacation rental is far more fancy than it first seems from the outside. Not far from the town of Tonganoxie, this one-bedroom cabin is a great choice for those anxious to get out of the city for a bit. Whether you get comfy inside with a book or take to the hiking trails, this Airbnb won’t disappoint.
17. Eagles Nest Treehouse ~ Hike/Relax/Climb!
in Stanton, Kentucky
You’re sure to feel like you’re in a fairy tale when sitting inside this superb treehouse Airbnb located in Kentucky’s Red River Gorge. Guests are treated to enchanting views of the forest and nearby mountains while remaining nice and warm inside their private little nest, or outside by the stone fireplace.
18. Historic Engine 24 New Orleans Firehouse
in New Orleans, Louisiana
Stay inside a genuine historic firehouse just a short walk from the French Quarter with this incredible New Orleans Airbnb. Comprising a main floor, penthouse, and townhouse, this awesome vacation rental boasts a whopping seven bedroom suites. This layout allows plenty of privacy among big groups, while still having spaces for people to hang out and enjoy this special place. And no, there aren’t fire poles to slide down (unfortunately).
19. The Canopy Treehouse, a Luxury Carbon Free Retreat
in Sanford, Maine
If all you want to hear outside your door is leaves rustling and birds singing, this striking treehouse in Maine is for you. Located outside the village of Sandford among pristine forest, this is your little retreat from the great wide world. Speaking of little, everything from its carbon footprint to its actual footprint has been minimized, without sacrificing a comfortable stay.
20. Cove Point Lighthouse Keeper’s House
in Lusby, Maryland
Ever dreamed of moving to a remote lighthouse away from everyone and everything but the ocean? Then this lighthouse keeper’s house on the Chesapeake Bay (by its very own historic lighthouse) may be the next best thing – especially when you can bring fifteen other guests along with you. Part of a larger collection of historic buildings, this renovated house is an absolute gem full of charm and stories.
21. The Pondhouse – A Magical Place
in Ashfield, Massachusetts
It’s tough to imagine a US Airbnb better suited to meditation and tranquility than this one in Massachusetts. Situated out in the country somewhat near Ashfield, the sides of this cabin are lined with screens that allow fresh air to flow through the space. Emphasizing the simple life, this Airbnb is great for a digital detox if you need to unplug and recharge.
22. Fernside Aframe: Private River Front, Hidden Gem
in Indian River, Michigan
A traditional A-Frame cabin with some modern touches and views out over to the Sturgeon River, this private spot near the idyllic Michigan town of Indian River is a great choice if you want to get back to nature. Spend your time staring at the view through the large windows, or bundled up outside by the fire pit.
Related Reading: 15 Best Airbnbs in Michigan
23. NE MPLS Magic Studio @ the Wolf House
in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Some places need to be seen to be believed, as is the case with this unreal guest house in Minneapolis. Walk through the interior of the Airbnb and you’ll see an incredible gallery of creative and transformative murals in the rooms, hallways, and even on the ceilings. As if the beautiful art wasn’t enough, the house is made from a compelling blend of wood, stone, and glass that makes it feel like it was pulled right out of a storybook.
24. Eco-Beach House in the Trees!
in Waveland, Mississippi
Combining a beach house with a treehouse may seem like a strange mix – until you see this Mississippi property, that is. Just two blocks from the beach near Bay St Louis, it serves as a great place to stay if you like kayaking and fishing. Even though the treehouse is 15 feet up a tree, it still has a modern, coastal feel to it that’s made for relaxing.
25. Forest Garden Yurts
in Galena, Missouri
Yurts have made a major splash in the United States in recent years, totally transforming the glamping game – thanks in part to places like this not too far from Branson, Missouri. There’s no denying this yurt has a unique look to it, thanks to its unconventional roof. And yet it has everything you could need for a great glamping trip, including soothing Ozark forest all around you.
26. Meadowlark Treehouse at Montana Treehouse Retreat
in Columbia Falls, Montana
Towering up two stories, this impressive treehouse in Montana is actually a luxury cabin in disguise. Located just near Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort, this handsome Airbnb works just as well for a honeymoon or writer’s retreat as it does for a ski trip. Unlike some treehouses, this rental is outfitted with loads of modern comforts, while still offering natural surroundings.
27. Lazy Oaks Glamping for 2
in Plattsmouth, Nebraska
This Nebraska Airbnb puts the glam in glamping with its chic style and setup. Sitting in a pleasant clearing near Plattsmouth, this gleaming white tent will totally transform your expectations of camping. From a proper queen bed, porch, and even climate control options, you shouldn’t have any trouble getting comfortable here. Plus, there’s no need for you to pitch camp – it’s all ready and waiting for you when you arrive.
28. Tiny House near Las Vegas / The Peacock
in Sandy Valley, Nevada
A slice of comfort in the middle of nowhere, this tiny house is the perfect way to enjoy the raw beauty of the Nevada desert. Parked on a dude ranch out near Sandy Valley, the Airbnb offers some wonderful desert scenery and great potential for stargazing from the rooftop patio. Given its size and setting, the amenities and snugness it provides really is amazing.
29. Tree House at the Shire
in Conway, New Hampshire
While not far from North Conway, you wouldn’t know it when looking at this little rustic cabin in New Hampshire. This simple but charming Airbnb is nestled away in the forest – perfect for those who want a retreat surrounded by nature. From its screened-in porch to its sleeping loft and homely interior, this treehouse is quaint and proud of it.
30. Cavalier Farm
in Glenwood, New Jersey
Another mansion masquerading as a farmhouse, this farm stay in New Jersey is meant for family and friends who want a stylish and spotless place to reconnect. Although it’s situated in the state’s northeast region, near golf courses and the Appalachian trail, it’s all too tempting to stay indoors here and soak in its luxurious trappings.
31. Casita Don Gaspar
in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Couples seeking a retreat that also offers plenty of space should check out this contemporary and modish guest house. Found among pine forest a short drive from Santa Fe, it manages to feel remote while still providing guests easy access to civilization. Large windows let plenty of light into its spacious interior and provide gazing access to the pleasant natural scenery.
32. Willow Treehouse – Secluded, Unique, Romantic
in Willow, New York
Proving that even in New York State treehouses are king, this Airbnb takes the idea and incorporates a bit of modern architecture for good measure. Overlooking a gentle pond about 15 minutes drive from Woodstock, this treehouse is like a little sanctuary where you can go to slow down and take a breath. It’s best suited to couples or creative single travelers seeking a distraction-free place to work.
33. Luxurious Secluded Romantic Treehouse with Hot Tub
in Old Fort, North Carolina
There’s no mystery why this stunning treehouse is the most popular North Carolina Airbnb out there. One look at its chic interior and you’ll be questioning just how a treehouse near Old Fort can look this beautiful. That’s not even taking into account the swinging bridge entrance, or the hot tub with a view downstairs.
34. Lamppost 15: Your Stay With Us Will Be Peachy Keen
in Bismarck, North Dakota
Really bucking the trend of this list, this fun and eclectic house is actually in the middle of a city rather than the middle of nowhere. This North Dakota Airbnb sits in a quiet neighborhood near the city center of Bismarck, offering up two bedrooms and loads of quirky touches. That’s to say nothing of its endless amenities – including a classic Ms. Pac-Man machine.
35. Treehouse Village – The Box
in Dundee, Ohio
While this Airbnb in Ohio could be described as a shipping container in the woods, that really doesn’t do this modern home justice. Located outside the town of Winesburg, this innovative treehouse has a sophisticated design that incorporates lots of windows and wood to great effect. You certainly won’t be roughing it here, making it a nice pick for people who want comfort with their treehouse experience.
36. Scenic Mountain Lodge on Sardis Lake
in Clayton, Oklahoma
Heading to the country never felt so good than with this huge cabin near Clayton Lake State Park in Oklahoma. Standing three stories tall, this cabin features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and some stellar panoramic views of the region’s mountains and lakes. It’s a perfect place for family getaways or a group trip, especially with the living room centered around the indoor fireplace.
37. Majestree @ Out ‘n’ About Treehouse Treesort
in Cave Junction, Oregon
The way this Oregon treehouse seems to float among the treetops is just one of many fascinating aspects guests love about it. Situated a little ways outside Cave Junction among towering trees, a network of stairs and suspension bridges is the only way to reach this lofty Airbnb. Surprisingly, you can fit up to seven people up there, and it even features a kitchenette and full bathroom.
Related Reading: 15 Best Airbnbs in Oregon
38. Secret Getaway Nestled in a Woodland Setting
in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania
This forest chalet seems like it would be just as at home in the woods of Bavaria or a fairytale than it is among the woods of Masthope Mountain in Pennsylvania. A half-timbered facade and window boxes make this three-bedroom home look absolutely adorable.
39. Farm on the Coast
in Saunderstown, Rhode Island
Enjoy serene farm life and a short walk to magnificent beaches with this sublime Rhode Island farmhouse. Just a short drive from Newport, this historic barn provides the ideal setting for a romantic weekend away. This Airbnb combines plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities with a quaint and cozy place to come back to at the end of the day.
40. A Pirates Life For Me: Houseboat Downtown w/ Bikes
in Charleston, South Carolina
Sleep on the water in this cleverly converted houseboat minutes from downtown Charleston. Effectively a tiny house that floats, this South Carolina Airbnb was renovated to maximize its space and comfort. So whether you’re watching the dolphins from the deck or inside enjoying its tasteful coastal decor, you’re going to have a good time here.
41. Cabin at Green Mountain
in Deadwood, South Dakota
You can tell just by looking at this grand cabin in South Dakota that it has some history to it. Dating from the 1910’s, this Airbnb near the small town of Nemo has held up marvelously, although the expertly renovated interior may have something to do with that. High ceilings and plenty of space, not to mention loads of modern amenities, make this cabin an all-around hit.
42. Dreamy Tiny House Cottage
in Nashville, Tennessee
As soon as you see this adorable tiny house, you know you want to step inside to make sure it’s real. That’s because this Nashville Airbnb looks like a cottage from a picture book. It’s really quite surprising that not only is it real, but also that this tiny house can comfortably sleep four people and still have room for its own kitchenette and bathroom.
43. Escape the City to The Extraordinary Treehouse
in Dallas, Texas
Full of earthy tones and lush, leafy surroundings, this Dallas Airbnb is like something out of an interior design magazine. Step away from the house and it almost blends in among the surrounding trees, while inside you feel like you’re up in a tree canopy (even though you’re firmly on the ground). With two bedrooms and a stunning decor full of rustic touches, this is the kind of Airbnb you’ll never want to leave.
Related Reading: 15 Best Airbnbs in Texas
44. Dreamy Treehouse
in Park city, Utah
Another romantic retreat up among the treetops is this gorgeous Park City Airbnb. Thanks to its remote location out near Silver Summit among beautiful surroundings, you’ll be able to relax in peace and privacy. While its wooden aesthetic and surroundings embraces nature, you definitely won’t be roughing it in this modern interpretation of a treehouse that’s comfortable in both winter and summer.
45. Tanglebloom Cabin | Glamping Nature Experience
in Brookline, Vermont
Rather than shut nature out, this tiny cabin in Vermont has decided to bring nature in with a spellbinding effect. Located among woods near the town of Newfane, this Airbnb has screens for walls and a transparent roof that allows guests to enjoy the sights, sounds, and gentle breezes of their surroundings. Definitely a place for those that want something different from their next camping trip.
Related Reading: 15 Best Airbnbs in Vermont
46. Dream Rock Silo
in Independence, Virginia
For an Airbnb experience truly unlike any other, you have to go with this unbelievable stay in a renovated farm silo. Situated on a farm outside Independence, you’ll be staying at the very top of this converted silo with a fantastic 360-degree view. As if this place wasn’t cool enough, the hosts have crafted secret compartments that they encourage you to hunt down.
47. Underground Hygge
in Orondo , Washington
New Zealand may be the home to Middle Earth and Hobbiton, but Washington has its very own hobbit home with this awesome underground dwelling. Found a little ways from Orondo, this inspired Airbnb couldn’t be more cozy and memorable. What’s more, step outside your round door and you’re treated to breathtaking views of the Columbia River Gorge mountainside.
48. Gorgeous, Large, Modern 1 BR on Hist. Logan Circle
in Washington D.C.
When staying in the capital, you want somewhere comfortable and central, which is exactly what this D.C. Airbnb delivers. Located in historic Logan Circle, this one-bedroom condo enjoys a super-convenient position for sightseeing, while also giving you somewhere homey to crash when you’re all tuckered out.
Related Reading: 15 Best Airbnbs in Washington D.C.
49. Custom Built Tiny House on 23 Acres of Forest
in Mathias, West Virginia
Another superb example of how much you can fit into a tiny house when it’s cleverly designed, this West Virginia Airbnb is bound to surprise. Isolated among acres of private forest near Lost River State Park, this unit guarantees plenty of peace and privacy. What’s cool is that with room for four, you can bring the kids or friends along as well.
50. Off-Grid Inn – Unit 1
in Fall Creek, Wisconsin
Boasting a sleek and minimalist design and embracing the concept of being off-the-grid, it’s hard to imagine a more modern tiny house cabin out there. Situated among woods a ways from Fall Creek in Wisconsin, this tranquil cabin lets you immerse yourself in the area’s pristine nature. It helps that the Airbnb features two giant walls of glass, allowing you to enjoy the view from the comfort of inside.
51. Heart Mountain Japanese Cabin
in Powell, Wyoming
The fusion of a big country cabin with Japanese influences might seem like an odd mix, but it really works in this remote Wyoming Airbnb. Found down the road from Powell, this cabin is a retreat from the rest of the world and a great choice for a romantic getaway. Whether you soak in the big elliptical bathtub, try the dry sauna or spend the day hiking, you’re bound to feel recharged.
It’s pretty obvious why these amazing Airbnbs have drawn the attention of so many travelers and are considered to be among the best Airbnbs in the United States. Hopefully, this gives you a few more ideas for your next vacation, wherever it might be in the U.S.