10 Incredibly Unique Airbnbs in the Northeast

Unique Castle Cottage Airbnb
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Why stay in a regular home when you can sleep in a houseboat or a magical treehouse? Check out this roundup of unique Airbnbs for an unforgettable stay in the Northeast.

1. Wings Neck Lighthouse – Pocasset, MA

Lighthouse Airbnb
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Unique Lighthouse Airbnb
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The Wings Neck Lighthouse once served as a US Coast Guard lighthouse. Enjoy 360 degrees of ocean views in this beautiful historic property. You’ll also have access to a private resident-only beach which is just 600 feet from the home!

2. Hippie Bus – Westport, ME

Unique Hippie Bus Air bnb
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Unique Hippie Bus Air bnb
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Ride on the magic school bus… or sleep in it! This renovated 60s school bus can occupy 4 guests for a groovy time. Surrounded by woods, you’ll have plenty of exploring to do. When you’re ready to settle in for the night, be sure to cook up s’mores in the fire pit.

3. Whispering Wind Tree House – Argyle, NY

Unique Treehouse Airbnb
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Unique Treehouse Airbnb
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With no electricity or WiFi, you’ll be truly off the grid in the Whispering Wind Tree House. Reconnect with nature and live out your childhood fantasies while you camp in the trees. Escape the daily grind, unwind, and stargaze at this rural escape.

4. Floating Riverboat – Queens NY

Unique Floating House Airbnb
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Floating Houseboat Airbnb
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Ben (the Airbnb owner) has a lot of unique properties, but the “James Franco” houseboat is my favorite. This floating riverboat is situated on a private marina with plenty of delicious food nearby. I love the quirky decor and magical lighting. Be rocked to sleep at night on this floating Airbnb.

5. The Castle Cottage – Bolton, NY

Unique Castle Cottage Airbnb
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Unique Airbnb
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Take a step back in time and stay in this New York mini-castle. Enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace as you gaze out at Lake George. If you ever wanted to live in a fairytale, this is the Airbnb for you. Sleeping up to 6 guests, this castle cottage is full of magic and charm.

6. The Lil’ Red Caboose – Lincoln, NH

Unique Train Airbnb
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Unique train Airbnb
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Choo-Choo! How many people can say they’ve slept in the caboose of a train? If you’re looking for unique lodging in Lincoln NH, look no further than the Lil’ Red Caboose. The caboose sleeps up to 4 guests and makes for a real special getaway.

7. Apple Blossom Cottage – Jamaica, VT

Unique Cottage Airbnb
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Unique Airbnb Cottage
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I’m in love with this tiny little cottage. Adorned with fairy lights, you can wander around the yard and look out at the garden. After cooking your dinner outside, enjoy an evening of books and board games. Built by Jamaica Cottage Shop, this tiny house sleeps up to 5 guests.

8. Treetop Sanctuary – Dunbarton, NH

Unique Treehouse Airbnb
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Unique Treehouse Airbnb
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This charming Airbnb is a magical wooded escape. Located on 5 acres, you’ll be able to reconnect with nature and camp 30 feet above ground in the trees. There are lots of marked trails nearby for hiking, and the wood stove will keep you warm throughout the night. A magical sanctuary for your next weekend escape.

9. Geodesic Dome in the Woods – Bethlehem, CT

Unique Airbnb
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Unique Airbnb
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If you’re really looking to unplug, look no further than this Geodesic Dome. Located on an organic farm, you can enjoy some fresh produce as you connect with nature. This is a peaceful, secluded camping experience. You’ll have access to the main house for facilities which is a short walk away.

10. Tiny Birdhouse at Setu Yoga and Meditation Destination – West Brattleboro, VT

Unique Airbnb
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Unique Airbnb
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Enjoy mountain views and peaceful meditation in this adorable guest house. You’ll feel relaxed and rejuvenated after your stay at this Indian Yoga Destination. You can even partake in an Indian cooking class or acupuncture.

Have you ever stayed in an unforgettable Airbnb? If so, leave a comment on where you stayed. I would love to hear about it!

Unique Airbnbs in the Northeast

Crystalyn Rose

Writer and Traveler

When Crystalyn is not writing for Tripgazer, she’s busy cuddling her cats or enjoying the outdoors. She loves sushi, barcades, antique shops, and unique travel destinations. She also loves finding really great travel deals.


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