By: Kena Morris
When you stay at a great Airbnb, what lingers in your memory long after your vacation is over? It’s probably not the linens in the bathroom or the kitchen island. Based on the most popular Airbnb listings in America, what people look for are amazing outdoor spaces that inspire a sense of calm, and joy.
We’ve compiled a list of the best Airbnb yards in the United States to fuel your wildest outdoor fantasies. Whether you imagine sipping a morning coffee among the tulips or waking up in the tree canopy, the beautiful landscaping of these yards are sure to inspire you to get out more. You may also want to up your yard game this year beyond the basics.
1. Los Angeles, CA
This private pool house comes with a meticulously landscaped poolside, jacuzzi, and a stunning view of Hollywood Hills. Barbeque beneath the palm trees and enjoy the high life, if only for a night or two.
2. Biscayne Park (Miami), FL
This dreamy bungalow is only fifteen minutes from Miami beaches. But it’s set in such a dreamy location, you may never leave the yard. A sparkling pool sits next to a tiki lounge where you can relax during the day or knock back some cold ones at night.
3. Atlanta, GA
This treehouse Airbnb takes your childhood dreams and turns them into adult reality. A stream runs through this wooded yard… that also happens to be inside of Atlanta. This listing is one of the most popular in the nation, so booking may be a challenge.
4. Chicago, IL
Nestled right in the middle of Logan Square, a hip corner of Chicago, is this well-appointed apartment beloved by all who pass through. You’ll enjoy this lush, tranquil (award-winning) garden just beyond the home.
5. Tyringham, MA
In the Berkshires of Massachusetts lies a getaway cottage unlike any you’ve dared to imagine. A round, two-story tower overlooks two wooded acres accompanied by a lily pond, running stream, and an exquisite garden. This yard is enough to make most city dwellers green with envy. It’s yours on demand thanks to the sharing economy.
6. Tiller, OR
This cabin built in the style of 1940s fire towers will take your getaway to the next level. Perched 40 feet above the land, the panoramic views of Southern Oregon from this cabin are unparalleled. And the yard? One hundred and sixty acres of private land with a fire pit, hot tub, hammock, and the freedom to wander throughout. Heaven on earth!
7. Oakland, CA
This private cottage in Oakland offers luxury in the middle of a lush, expansive garden. A porch canopied by dense climbing vines overlooks the beautifully landscaped yard. The hot tub overlooks the hills, providing the perfect respite from a day of sightseeing and walking in the Bay area.
8. Lyndon, VT
This quiet, tucked away studio is equipped with all the modern touches that make sleeping away from home comfortable. It’s right on the edge of one of the best mountain biking trail systems in the country. The yard is heavily stocked with perennial plantings which you can enjoy from your private patio and grill. Bonus points for the hosts who offer guests fresh fruit from the garden.
9. Hudson Valley, NY
This artsy bungalow is set in the middle of a colorful and picture-perfect garden teeming with flowers in the spring and summer. A porch swing and grill complete the package. You’ll be searching for excuses not to leave the property. If you do decide to leave, there are ski slopes, farms, and wineries just a few clicks from the front door.
You want your next vacation to be relaxing, and there’s nothing more relaxing than having a home away from home where you can kick back after a day of sightseeing. Being outdoors releases stress and keeps us healthy. So take a look and consider booking a stay at one of these Airbnbs with the best yards to enjoy.
Kena Morris is a gardener and flower expert who loves sharing in the growth of nature. She is a gentle spirit and a self-described introvert. You can find her in any nearby botanical garden relishing in the peace and serenity or watching her favorite film, Amélie.