Airbnb offers a unique alternative to the traditional hotel experience. Tiny house rentals can provide high-quality accommodations at lower prices while incorporating sustainable and eco-friendly efforts into daily living. Renting a small house can give you the feeling of being on a camping trip in the middle of the woods, depending on its size. The perfect size is a favorite among couples, as it makes cleaning up easier. We searched listings nationwide to find the best tiny houses (some are off-grid!). for your next destination vacation.
Why We Chose It
The Container Cabin is the ideal rental for Treehugger’s readers, as it’s off-grid and has solar power, composting toilets, and gravity-fed drinking water.
Pros & Cons
- The property is situated on 20 acres of forest land
- The property has a waterfall of thirty-foot height.
- Finnish sauna on site
- Near hiking trails
- No fridge, just a cooler
- Only a wood-burning stove can provide heat
- The main bed in the room is a couch bed
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This minimalist retreat is on 20 acres at the eastern edge of the Catskill Mountains, two hours north of New York City. The sleek interior, constructed from a 20-foot shipping container powered by solar power, perfectly blends a vintage hideaway and a modern cabin. Visitors can enjoy the solitude in the tiny house and the nearby 30-foot waterfall, stream, and bluestone ridge. Several hiking trails are within 15 minutes drive.
This tiny house is off-grid and features a queen-sized sofa bed, two-burner propane for cooking, wood for heating, a record player, books, and a wood stove. Bathrooms are in separate structures, including a composting toilet and a battery-operated camp shower.