For a unique domestic trip idea, check out these one-of-a-kind Airbnb stays.
Kealakekua Bay Bali Cottage
This hidden gem, nestled under a large Ficus tree in Kealakekua Bay, Hawai’i, is a unique cottage made with antique Bali panels. A large tree limb cuts through the living room ceiling, giving the room an immersive natural feel. It boasts a fully equipped outdoor kitchen, along with an outdoor shower. The rental is steps away from the bay, making it the perfect stay for snorkeling and swimming.
Pirates of the Caribbean Getaway
This Airbnb is set in the heart of California’s Topanga Canyon. The Pirates of the Caribbean Getaway feels like stepping on to a movie set. The property offers waterfalls, ponds and a tropical-themed environment. Some exciting amenities include an outdoor bathtub, a hammock and a hot tub with a crystal fireplace.
The Houdini Estate
Grab a group and book the Houdini Estate in Los Angeles. This stunning mansion offers hidden tunnels, caves, beautiful gardens and a deep-water tank where Harry Houdini practiced his underwater escapes. The estate also includes a heated pool, Jacuzzi, a rock waterfall and a natural spring pond with hiking trails and ocean views.
Dog Bark Park Inn
Calling all dog lovers! Stay the night in a giant, beagle-shaped house in Cottonwood, Idaho. During your stay enjoy dog-themed books, games and puzzles. Take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding prairie grain fields and mountains while relaxing on the second-floor balcony.
Sleep among the trees in the Secluded Treehouse in Atlanta. The treehouse provides an intimate space and lets you fall asleep to the sound of nature. Whether looking for a romantic getaway or an escape from daily life, the Secluded Treehouse is perfect.
Sweet Amalia Oyster Farm is a unique dining destination in Newfield, New Jersey. The aquaculture hand harvests its own oysters on site. In addition to delivering oysters to local restaurants, Sweet Amalia also operates a market and restaurant.
The Greek tradition of health and wellness runs deep; travelers can find a multitude of therapies to meet their wellbeing needs, from healing spas, herbal therapies, hypnotherapy, massages and more. In Greece, the approach to wellness focuses on the “whole” and the ways in which the mind, body and soul interact. A state of balance is achieved through a good relationship between the emotional and natural state, which can be found throughout Greece at its more than 800 medicinal spas.
During the spooky season, fans of haunts and scares should visit Laredo, Texas, to discover the haunted heritage of the 266-year-old city. Visitors are able to embrace the story of La Llorona, witness apparitions of spirits walking through Laredo and the movement of objects in homes and buildings in the historic district. All these phenomena make for an uneasy stroll through the city’s oldest neighborhoods.
Roller coaster enthusiasts already know America offers a number of exciting thrill rides, and the car rental experts at StressFreeCarRental.com created a map of the roller coasters with the biggest drops across the country to make it even easier to map out a journey of adrenaline.
Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
Dia de los Muertos is celebrated Nov. 1, to honor and celebrate remembered friends and family who have passed. Observers of this holiday create ofrendas, or altars, containing beverages, food, photos and memorabilia of the departed. For adults, offerings of tequila are placed upon graves as a salute to their time on earth. Give a toast to the continuation of life with these tequila offerings.