The Best Airbnbs in the U.S., from Floating Tiki Huts to Desert Marvels – Condé Nast Traveler


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Ask 100 people what makes an Airbnb “cool” and you’ll get 100 different answers. For some travelers, it’s the novelty of staying in a place they would never otherwise experience—like a houseboat in Oregon or a converted grain silo in Missouri. For others, it boils down to a James Beard–worthy kitchen, an exceptionally well-curated vinyl collection, or hotel-caliber creature comforts like a heavenly bed made up with fine Belgian linens. However you define it, these 52 Airbnbs represent the coolest of American cool—aesthetically, architecturally, and A-plus hospitality. (Every listing featured below is run by a Superhost with a 4.8 rating or higher.) Scroll through to find out which spot in your state made the list—along with helpful tips for what to do in the area when you visit.

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