25 Best AirBnBs in Texas (2024)

Want to soak up some sun on a beach, do some shopping and hit up a museum, or get away from it all as you get back to nature?

Whatever way you want to enjoy all that Texas has to offer, this list will help you choose the best Airbnb in Texas that’s just right for you.

Stay in a silo, a house that looks like a seashell unicorn, or a yurt under the stars.

Want a unique place that’s Instagram worthy?

Or a romantic log cabin?

We’ve done the work to help you find the best Airbnb in Texas so you can have the trip of your dreams.

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Unique Airbnbs in Texas

1. The Bloomhouse by Lodgewell

The Bloomhouse is an architectural wonder (without straight lines or corners!) located up in the hills in Austin (use it as a base for your Austin day trips!)

Delight in the magical twists and turns, and immerse yourself in this uniquely wonderful house.

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Wake up to a stunning sunset view from the master bedroom.

Relax in the seclusion of the woods, listen to the wildlife, and take in the views from the outside deck.

Go take a hike on one of the many nearby hiking trails.

Explore all that Austin has to offer!

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Take one of the amazing tours, check out a museum (like the Museum of Ice Cream), or relax at Barton Springs.

The Bloomhouse averages $550 per night.

2. Butterfly Cottage

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Butterfly Cottage is a modern structure built to connect with nature and set on the 67 acres of property at Ardor Wood Farm in Red Rock.

Watch the sunrise over the field and the animals grazing from the comfort of your bed.

Take a walk on the trails and enjoy the pond, wildlife, and amazing scenery.

Arrange a visit with the farm animals on the property including longhorns, goats, antelope, sheep, and chickens.

Explore the magical, Medieval labyrinth on the property.

Check out nearby Bastrop and Lockhart to do some shopping and grab a meal in their beautiful downtowns.

Enjoy watching the wildlife as you relax on the porch.

Catch the amazing sunsets and the bright stars at night.

Butterfly Cottage averages $219 per night.

3. The Silo House at Laughing Llama Farm

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The Silo House (a renovated grain bin) is located on the 10-acre Laughing Llama Farm outside of Troy.

Watch the sunset from the front porch.

Prepare breakfast from the farm fresh eggs provided by the host.

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Shower under the stars at night in the private, outdoor shower.

Sit out by the fire at night and watch the sunset.

Bring your fishing gear and fish for bass and perch in the pond. (Catch and release)

Feed llamas and visit with goats, sheep, and cows.

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Explore nearby towns of Waco, Salado, Temple, and Belton where you can see attractions, do some shopping, or grab a bite to eat.

The Silo House averages $158 per night.

4. The Moonshiner: Prohibition with a Steampunk Twist

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The hand-built Moonshiner cabin (even the furniture and light fixtures have been made by the host) is located on 1.5 acres of land in Wimberley just outside of Austin.

Go back in time as you bask in the prohibition-era style of the Moonshiner.

Listen to jazz as you soak in the claw foot tub.

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Head into town to do some shopping, grab a bite to eat at one of the incredible restaurants, or take a tour of one of the local wineries or breweries.

Get out in nature and hike or swim in spring-fed swimming holes at Jacob’s Well Natural Area or Blue Hole Regional Park.

Climb Old Baldy!

Shower under the stars as you rejuvenate in the outdoor shower.

Sit around the fire pit in the evening and stargaze or grab a drink and hang out in the private hot tub.

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The Moonshiner averages $164 per night.

5. The McFly

The McFly, an 80’s themed apartment, is located in the Lower Greenville neighborhood of Dallas.

Spend your days playing vintage Nintendo games, board games, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game.

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Enjoy the complimentary cereal and pop-tarts.

Check out the vintage McDonald’s play equipment outside and E.T. in the living room.

Take advantage of all the photo ops!

Walk to great restaurants, indie coffee shops, and bars.

Keep up with the 80’s theme and head over to Cidercade arcade and play some retro arcade games.

Later on grab some popcorn, snacks, and soda and have an 80’s movie night.

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The McFly averages $125 per night.

6. Fully Equipped 52’ Houseboat

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For a truly unique stay, step onto a fully equipped houseboat in Kemah, TX!

The helpful hosts live nearby and will ensure you have everything you need during your stay.

Relax on the boat, spend some time on the water, or enjoy the man made private “island” and watch the exotic birds that populate the area!

Just a mile from the Kemah Boardwalk, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do, from amusement rides, to retail and gift shops, and popular local eateries!

This unique waterfront stay averages $137 per night.

 7. Unique Kettle House in Galveston

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Looking for a unique Texas Airbnb?

Check out the Kettle House in Galveston!

Built in the 1960s as a storage tank, this quirky building has since been revamped as a hip new bed and breakfast.

Featured on the HGTV show Big Texas Fix, you’ll have no trouble finding the Kettle House, with its unique architecture and an eye-catching orange door.

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The sloped walls downstairs are sure to be a topic of interest for your travel party.

But beware – there are no handrails on the narrow staircase, so the downstairs bedroom is not suitable for very young travelers or those with limited mobility.

Conveniently located right off the road, you’ll be less than a mile from the beach, and only a short drive away from all the shops and eateries at The Strand!

The outdoor shower is perfect for rinsing off after a day at the beach – or head inside for a luxurious shower in the main bathroom!

The Kettle House averages $209 per night.

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8. Ravinia Bungalow

Ravinia Bungalow is located on a 2-acre property in the historic North Oak Cliff neighborhood in the city of Dallas.

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Experience the peace and tranquility of this lush, wooded property only a couple minutes from downtown.

Relax on the front porch with your morning coffee.

Spend the day in the Bishop Arts District where you can eat at one of the many fabulous restaurants, shop in vintage stores, boutiques, and markets.

Catch an indie film at The Texas Theatre.

Visit the Dallas Museum of Art or meander through the Texas Discovery Gardens.

Explore downtown Dallas and be centrally located for all that Dallas has to offer.

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After a day of seeing the sites, head back to the bungalow and relax in the yard as you stargaze in the peaceful surroundings.

The Ravinia Bungalow averages $79 per night.

9. 15-Acre Tiny Farmhouse: Chicken Style

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The Tiny Farmhouse is a 320 sq. ft. studio on 15-acres of farmland in San Antonio.

Wake up to the sound of the rooster crowing and hang out with the variety of animals on the property as you experience the peacefulness of country living.

Spend the days exploring Sea World, Six Flags, The Alamo, and the San Antonio Zoo.

Do some shopping, enjoy world-class dining, and take in the nightlife at The River Walk.

Prefer to be in nature?

Head to Government Canyon State Natural Area and wander the 40-miles of hiking and biking trails or Natural Bridge Caverns where you can take a tour, do rope courses or zip-line.

History buff?

Check out the Fort Sam Houston Museum and feed the deer, peacocks, ducks, and geese in the Quadrangle.

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And don’t miss the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

The Tiny Farmhouse averages $74 per night.

10. Succulent Sanctuary

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When you are looking to unplug and get away from it all, Succulent Sanctuary is a remote, modern, tiny cabin-for-two on 10-acres in Dripping Springs.

Gaze out over the gorgeous views of Hill Country from your private deck.

Watch the sunrise as you swing in the hammock chairs.

Spend the day at one of the many state parks nearby hiking, mountain biking, fishing, swimming, and exploring.

Take a brewery or winery tour and then grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants.

Bring back some wine to enjoy as you sit on the deck and take in the sunset and night sky.

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The Succulent Sanctuary averages $92 per night.

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11. Dome in Terlingua

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Go off the grid and rough it in this solar-powered adobe dome located in Terlingua.

Wake up to the stunning sunrises and amazing views.

Enjoy the outdoors at Big Bend National Park as you hike or mountain bike on the 200 miles of trails, take a float excursion.

Or take a drive out to the hot springs near Rio Grande Village in Big Bend National Park.

Take a dip in the pool at Terlingua Ranch Lodge.

Listen to some music and get a bite to eat in the Terlingua Ghost Town.

At night, stargaze under one of the only places designated as a Dark Sky area.

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The dome in Terlingua averages $108 per night.

12. Olliewoods Oasis Camper

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Olliewoods Oasis’ bright red camper called “Ruby Any Day” is located in the charming town of Cibolo outside of San Antonio.

Sit outside the camper and watch the wildlife.

Enjoy the experience of the outdoor shower!

Take a bike ride through Crescent Bend Nature Park, play volleyball, explore the myriad of hiking trails, walk to the creek, or have a swim in the outdoor pool.

Afterwards, grab a nap as you lounge in one of the hammocks.

Explore historic downtown Cibolo and treat yourself to shopping, art, and yummy food.

Or head to SeaWorld, The RiverWalk, or Natural Bridge Caverns.

At night, play games or gather around the campfire and gaze up at the stars.

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Ruby Any Day averages $80 per night.

13. Mining Ruin

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The Mining Ruin was built by miners a century ago and is located in the ghost town of Terlingua.

Sit on the porch and take in the stunning vista as you look over the Chisos Mountains and Big Bend National Park.

Spend the day exploring Big Bend Ranch State Park and Big Bend National Park.

There is both an indoor and outdoor shower.

Walk to town and grab a bite to eat or a coffee and check out the ghost town.

Listen to live music at Starlight Theater.

Enjoy the sunset and stargazing from the patio.

The Mining Ruin averages $159 per night.

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14. Extraordinary Treehouse

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Bauhaus meets rustic in this extraordinary treehouse home in the Little Forest Hills neighborhood in Dallas.

Feel like you are immersed in nature and relax in the tranquil, peaceful setting in the heart of the city (don’t be surprised if you find yourself wanting to stay at the house rather than see the city! It’s that magical.)

Step outside and take in the breathtaking grounds surrounded by Japanese maples, zen gardens, and a little foot bridge over Ash Creek.

Walk to nearby White Rock Lake where you can jog, walk, or bike on the paths, stop for a picnic, and explore the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.

Grab a meal at one of the many restaurants in the area or cook in the well-appointed kitchen.

At the end of the day, have a relaxing soak in the jetted bathtub and then cozy up around the fireplace.

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The Extraordinary Treehouse averages $416 per night.

15. Starlight Sanctuary Stargazing Yurt

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Starlight Sanctuary Stargazing Yurt is on a 30-acre secluded desert paradise located in Terlingua.

Spend the days exploring Big Bend National Park.

Hike or mountain bike over the 200 miles of hiking trails.

Bird watch and keep an eye out for the array of other wildlife.

Or kayak, canoe, or raft on one of the river trips on the Rio Grande.

Back at camp, relax and take in the stunning views.

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Watch the sunrises and sunsets over the mountains.

See the night sky like you have never seen it before!

Stargaze from your bed as you look up through 360-degree skylights in the ceiling.

The Stargazing Yurt averages $100 per night.

16. Breathtaking Lakefront Condo in Lago Vista

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Settle into a luxurious condo on the lakeside in Lago Vista, TX.

With this stay, you’ll not only enjoy a breathtaking view of the lake from the two bedroom, two bathroom home, but also the amenities of condo living!

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Tennis courts, swimming pools, a sauna, a gym, and more will give you plenty to do when you’re not busy on the lake.

And the huge master bathroom will wow you with its jacuzzi tub!

This island condo averages $202 per night.

Romantic Airbnbs in Texas

17. Cozy Couples Cabin with Hot Tub and Steam Room

Located in Texas Hill Country just outside of San Antonio, this romantic cabin is brimming with amenities for your perfect romantic getaway.

Spend the day lounging in the 40’ pool with a waterfall, pamper yourselves in the eucalyptus steam room, or relax in your own private hot tub.

Enjoy the beautiful landscape as you hike, run, or mountain bike.

Or take the day to explore Sea World, River Walk, and other nearby attractions.

Like to cook?

The cabin offers grills, a smoker, a fully-appointed kitchen and all you need to prepare a delicious meal.

After dinner, grab some wine and head out to the porch or the fire pit and take in the night sky.

The cabin averages $184 per night.

18. The Birdhouse by Skybox Cabins

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Ever wanted to sleep in a treehouse?

The Birdhouse, located in Glen Rose, is the perfect balance of rustic and modern.

Spend the days exploring the 50-acres of land as you enjoy the wildlife, animals, and soaring trees.

Make some dinner and then relax on the balcony and watch the sunset.

Want to check out the neighboring area?

Head to Dinosaur Valley State Park where you can hike the trails, swim in the Paluxy River, and check out actual dinosaur tracks.

Or go on a safari at the 1,800-acre Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and see many of the 1,100 endangered animals on your 9-mile drive through the park.

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The Birdhouse averages $245 per night.

19. Romantic Log Cabin on Smith Creek

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Get away from it all at Three Graces Cabin situated on 10 beautiful acres of Hill Country in Wimberley.

This environmentally-conscious cabin getaway has all the modern amenities while still maintaining a rustic feel.

Spend the day wandering the trails and enjoying Smith Creek, soak in the hot tub as you take in the scenery, and then pamper yourself in the outdoor shower.

Explore the town of Wimberley as you treat yourself to a wine tasting, do some shopping, and then grab a bite to eat in one of the many restaurants downtown.

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The Log Cabin averages $164 per night.

20. Naturalist Boudoir

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Disconnect from your phone and immerse yourself in nature at the stunning Naturalist Boudoir in Lumberton, TX!

Located amidst a breathtaking wooded area, this beautiful cabin has everything you need for a private getaway.

With a beautiful chandelier, clean windows offering beautiful views of the trees, and a relaxing outdoor hot tub, this is the perfect destination for a romantic weekend!

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The outdoor shower is the perfect place to rinse off after some good ol’ fashioned forest bathing, fishing, or cooking on the charcoal grill!

The warm string lights outside add an extra layer of beauty at night, and you’ll rest comfortably on the suspended queen bed – which will lull you to sleep with a gentle swing!

The Naturalist Boudoir averages $256 per night.

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21. Habibi Dome House

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Located in Marble Falls on 100-acres of stunning landscape and rugged terrain, Habibi is a geodesic dome outfitted with everything you need for the ultimate glamping experience.

Wake up to breathtaking views of the valley below as you take in the scenery from an elevation of 1000 ft.

Spend the day lounging on the deck and take a refreshing dip in your private plunge pool.

Pack up a picnic lunch and head out to find the perfect spot to enjoy your feast (on your way you can meet the mini-cows on the property or have a ride on the tree swing)

Be sure to end the day with an official sunset tour.

The property abuts the 50,000-acre Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Preserve where you can hike and birdwatch.

Habibi Dome House averages $315 per night.

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22. Luxury SoCo Retreat

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You’ll feel like you’re in a fancy resort when you stay in this beautiful home in Travis Heights, and it’s centrally located so you can easily take in all that Austin has to offer.

Shop for vintage clothes and vinyl records.

Get a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants.

Enjoy some whipped feta at Aba, or Cuban food at Habana.

Afterwards, head back home to relax and unwind as you lounge around the tranquil pool lined with tropical plants.

Feeling adventurous?

Grab a scooter and explore the rest of the city (it’s only a 10-minute ride away!)

Or head to Stacy Park and do some hiking and have a picnic.

At night, head to Ego’s for some karaoke or check out the live music at one of the many clubs.

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The Luxury SoCo Retreat averages $231 per night.

23. Cypress Creek Retreat

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Cypress Creek Retreat, located in Round Mountain, is a secluded cottage that overlooks Cypress Creek Canyon.

Watch the sunrise and then let your host, Patti, make you a delicious breakfast of fresh eggs and homemade biscuits.

Walk down to the creek (bring sturdy shoes!), sit on the deck, wade in the water, or have a go on the rope swing.

Watch the amazing array of hummingbirds that feed along the porch, feed goats, meet a huge tortoise, and enjoy visits from Frankie the dachshund.

Head to nearby Reimers Ranch Park for rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and swimming in the Pedernales River.

Book a tour at West Cave Preserve and hike through the grotto to see a 40-ft. waterfall and explore a limestone cave.

Visit the nearby wineries.

Enjoy the sunset and then stargazing as you relax on the wraparound porch.

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Cypress Creek Retreat averages $149 per night.

24. The Glass House by Hill Country Tiny Home Escape

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Located on a 72-acre ranch in Hondo, TX, The Glass House is a tiny house that’s BIG on luxury!

Sleep under the stars with the home’s comfortable roll-out bed, or keep it inside for a quiet, cozy evening. 

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Be sure to bring outdoor gear for exploring the wooded area, and take advantage of the hot tub!

The Glass House averages $181 per night.

 25. Serene Lakeside Getaway on Lake Bob Sandlin

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You’ll feel right at home at this huge lakeside home in Pittsburg, TX!

Perfect for families or groups, the beautiful 3 bedroom house can sleep up to 10 guests.

Enjoy beautiful views of the lake from the wraparound deck on both levels, or step inside for a game of billiards on the first floor.

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Fire up the grill, relax in the sauna, or dive into Lake Bob Sandlin!

This family-sized getaway averages $424 per night, with hefty discounts for extended stays!

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