1. Fully Restored 1920s Sheep Wagon - Shirley Basin, Wyoming
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Along with typical houses and apartments, Airbnb also offers more unusual and unique accommodations. These spaces aren't for everyone, but if you're looking for adventure, look no further!
This original sheep wagon was used on a ranch from the 1920s to the 1970s by a family that worked as sheepherders. In 2013 the wagon was completely restored with a full-size bed, an add-in bed, and two built-in cold boxes for storing food. The wagon also features a pull-out table that can seat four, along with a fully restored and operational wood burning cook stove/oven. The unique listing is located on 30,000 explorable acres with activities such as stream fishing and hunting to make the experience even more remarkable. Fortunately, zero people have died from dysentery in this wagon.
2. The Love Nest - Morongo Valley, California
This unique ranch comes straight out of a Western movie. The house comes fully equipped for cowboys with both a saloon and a barn. "The Love Nest" gets its name from its extra large deck that sits high above Morongo Valley and Joshua Tree National Park. Channel your inner John Wayne hiking the trails or riding the horses--or just settle for a massage and facial. The property even has a variety of animals that you can interact with, making it a total oasis in the desert.
3. Secluded Intown Treehouse - Atlanta, Georgia
Centrally located within the heart of Atlanta, this treehouse is one of the most unusual listings you'll find on Airbnb. The subject of numerous TV and magazine features, it is often described as being the most relaxing, romantic, and dreamy place you'll ever stay. The treehouse allows you to fall asleep in the trees and wake up to birds singing in the morning--all within city limits.
4. Vintage Caravan Urban Glamping - Oakland, California
Experiencing country life in California may sound like a fantasy, but this 1964 Kenskill camper makes it a reality. The vintage caravan has been restored and customized so you can "pretend camp" while enjoying the comforts of home. The property also provides bikes, coffee, tea, and even chickens in the garden--all while being close to the city. In its previous life, the caravan was used as a cupcake food truck. The interior was then rearranged to feel more spacious. There's even a full bathroom with a proper flush toilet, sink, and small separate shower.
5. The Tile House - Twentynine Palms, California
This two-bedroom house comes with an outdoor hot tub and an incredible view of a peaceful desert landscape. One of the more bizarre listings on Airbnb, it's known for its vibrant use of Mexican tile. What makes this property even more interesting is its mysterious surroundings. The Tile House sits in the middle of the vast and open desert where jackrabbits, cottontails, and ravens are just a few of the things you might happen to see. At night you can enjoy abundant meteor showers while absorbing the rest of the property's beauty.
6. Mushroom Dome Cabin - Aptos, California
If you're a fan of hummingbirds, you'll love this dome tucked away in the trees of Aptos, California. Don't forget your binoculars as this unique house is surrounded by oak and madrone trees next to a redwood grove with a garden that's home to hundreds of hummingbirds. The property also features a developing permaculture farm. Pet goats, chickens, cats, and puppies, all while enjoying the fresh air. If you're feeling really adventurous, you can try the fresh goat's milk!
7. Brand New Studio Earthship - Taos, New Mexico
The "Earthship" is unlike anything else on Airbnb in that it's a completely self-sustaining home. It catches its own rainwater, generates its own electricity, and stays at a steady 72 degrees all year round without the use of any fuel or electricity. The house is located off the grid in the deserts of New Mexico but don't be fooled--it also comes with all the modern amenities you need.
8. Fairy-tale Gingerbread House - Geyserville, California
Even though it's not actually made from gingerbread, this unusual house looks like it came straight out of a fairytale. The small house is deceptively spacious; it can sleep two downstairs and one in the loft. It's decorated with stained glass windows and LED lights inside the glass. The house is surrounded by trees, giving it an even more magical feel. Exhibits of the exotic animals on the property are also available.
9. Dog Bark Park Inn - Cottonwood, Idaho
Attention dog lovers! For less than $100 a night, you can stay inside a dog. This Cottonwood, Idaho, house sits in a prairie field surrounded by mountains and you guessed it--it's shaped like a dog. The spectacular views are year-round and, of course, it's pet friendly. The famous Hells Canyon Gorge on the Snake River is also nearby and accessible via jet boat tours.
10. Bywater Hippie Bus - New Orleans, Louisiana
This bus was the home of a special relief worker for more than four years. She spent many years helping in the efforts of rebuilding New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Now the bus functions as an independent, climate-controlled apartment that's parked in a securely fenced yard. The van is also a great place to stay if you're interested in seeing New Orleans outside of Bourbon Street. Located in the Bywater district, it's the home to great food and music.