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The 6 Craziest Airbnbs in the United States


The US is home to some of the most beautiful, breath-taking landscapes, but did you know it’s also covered in unique, outlandish Airbnbs

From tree houses to bunkers, Tiki to vintage, potato-shaped to dog-shaped—the country has it all. Here is a pick of the 6 craziest Airbnbs that America has to offer. 

Dog Bark Park Inn

The Dog Bark Park Inn Airbnb gives you the opportunity to vacation in a house that is actually shaped like a dog. For once, being in the dog house is a good thing!

The outer exterior of the house is designed as a beagle, but the dog theme doesn’t stop there. On the inside, you will find dog decorations, dog-themed games, a dog-themed library, and even a dog-themed bed. 

Located on the edge of Cottonwood, Idaho, the Dog Bark Park Inn offers a peaceful stay in a quaint town. The Dog Bark Park visitor center is adjacent to the inn, where you can browse handmade dog carvings, made by the hosts. 

Prices start at $92 per night.

The Invisible House

This one-of-a-kind Airbnb is situated in Joshua Tree, California. It is designed to be an invisible building that mirrors and blends into its surroundings.

Reaching the massive length of a 22-story building, laid down horizontally, this property provides a 100-foot swimming pool, 90 acres of land (with its own mountain bordering the national park), 4 bedrooms, and 5 bathrooms

Created to give you an out-of-this-world experience, the Invisible House practically disappears into the background.

Prices start at $2,500 per night.

The Earthship

Just outside Taos, New Mexico, you can experience the ultimate off-grid living, in this brand new studio surrounded by desert. The Earthship provides its own water source from the rain, and generates its own electricity without the use of any fuel or electrical system; keeping the temperature at a comfortable 72 degrees year-round—check it out here

Despite being off-grid, you still have full access to all the amenities you’d have at home, such as; Netflix, cable, Wi-Fi, kitchen essentials (high-powered oven), a large bathroom, and an efficient washing machine. 

What’s more, the host built this property from scratch with his bare hands! You can see the full construction on his website. This Airbnb also provides a YouTube video to demonstrate how to use everything in the house without difficulty. 

Prices start at $1,500 per night.

Hewards 1920’s Sheep Wagon

Take a trip back to the old west with this fully restored 1920’s sheep wagon. Previously used by sheepherders until the 1970s, it has now been renovated into a simplistic campervan-style home. This Airbnb will accommodate 2 guests offering a full-sized bed, a pull-out table, and a wood-burning stove. 

Based in Wyoming, the wagon lies in the middle of the host family’s 65,000-acre ranch, which they welcome guests to explore. On the land, you can do a range of activities such as hiking, mountain biking, stargazing, fishing, and exploring the old mining history.

Prices start at $125 per night.

Paradise Amish Bed and Breakfast

Why not try something completely different from your regular way of life. Immerse yourself in an entirely new culture and stay with an Amish family in the town of Paradise, Pennsylvania. 

This Airbnb is undoubtedly one of the most unique. Try living without luxuries. This farm has no TV and no WiFi, however, it certainly has plenty of horses and chickens. 

You will have an entire farmhouse to yourself that sleeps up to six guests, with a free homemade breakfast delivered to your door every morning.

With 90% of their guests giving them a five-star review on TripAdvisor, it’s a must-do to enjoy a relaxing getaway whilst interacting with this Amish couple and their children. 

Prices from $100 per night

The Houdini Estate 

This is your chance to sleep in the very same house that magician Harry Houdini used to live in, near Los Angeles. 

The house is themed in an Edwardian tradition, built back in the 1900s. Although some modern amenities have been added to the property, it still has the original caves, hidden passages, terraced gardens, and the deep-water tank that Houdini reportedly practiced his underwater escapes in. 

Houdini used the estate to practice his tricks and illusions where he lived with his wife up until he died in 1926.

Prices start at $1,500 per night.


The list of incredible Airbnbs in the US could go on forever. With so many options to choose from, there is something for everyone. 

Image by Karsten Winegeart.

Post Author: Lillia Hall

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