The Best Airbnb’s for visiting US national parks

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After the pandemic many people have been exploring a little closer to home, and it has shown us all that you do not have to travel halfway across the world to find unique places to visit!

If you are looking for a breath-taking holiday destination, with plenty of things to see and do… Have you considered one of the US’s national parks?

There are over 60 national parks across the US where you can hike, cycle, kayak and spot wildlife… as well as take in the fantastic scenery! There is definitely something for everyone, no matter which one you choose.

Here is a fun fact for you… did you know that national parks cover 84 million acres of space?

A nation Park is perfect for social distancing and adventure at the same time.  There are a number of self-guided tours that can be done in all of the national parks, that covers everything from plant species to archaeology.

To start off we recommend a visit to the main government national park website. Here you’ll find information regarding, staying safe, passes, visitor information, and rules.

If you’re looking for a vacation closer to home with a little bit of a difference, here are some of the best Airbnbs for visiting our favourite US National Parks!

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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The most visited park in the United States, this park not only includes The Appalachian Trail and Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies but also Dollywood!

Here are two great Airbnbs near the Great Smoky Mountains to get you started:

A secluded cabin in the woods

Perfect for: a Romantic getaway

Cost: £979 a night

If you’re looking for a cosy retreat, this cabin is a gorgeous choice! Located in the heart of the mountains, this cabin comes with a cosy log fire, an outside swing built for two and a hot tub that is perfect for a soak under the stars!

The heart-shaped bath has to be seen to be believed!

Bryson City Walkabout

Perfect for: A quiet family retreat

Cost: £113 a night

This house sleeps six guests, making it an excellent choice for families. It has a stunning view of the Smoky Mountains. Reviewers love the cleanliness and the friendly accommodating host.

The next-door neighbour also has chickens and goats, making it an exciting place for children to stay!

Grand Canyon National Park

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This iconic park is located in Arizona and is famous for its wildlife and stunning views. We recommend watching the sunrise and sunset here! The cannon is over a mile deep and up to 18 miles wide in some places. During the sunset, you can get beautiful views of the stunning layered bands of the rocks.

If you’re looking to plan a trip to see this fantastic park, here are two wonderful Airbnb ideas:

An apartment built for four

Perfect for: A family trip to the Grand Canyon

Cost: £119 a night

This hidden gem of an apartment is fully serviced, with gorgeous views of the Kaibab forest. It’s a fantastic starting point for those who want to check out the Grand Canyon, as well as local Flagstaff and Sedona.

Grand Canyon Resort Camper

Perfect for: Fans of glamping

Cost: £87 a night

Sleeping five guests, this RV is perfect for those who want to experience camping… with all of the mod cons!

The RV comes with a fully fitted kitchen, BBQ grill and a communal fire pit for relaxing with a drink at the end of a hard day’s exploring.

You can also bring along your pets for a small additional fee – with dog bags and treats supplied!

Rocky Mountain National Park

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The interesting thing about Rocky Mountain National Park is the change in environment. Some areas of the park are lush and green, while others are covered in snow. You can experience all of the seasons in a short weekend! This stunning park is over 415 square miles and projects spectacular mountains in all directions.

Want to visit the Rocky Mountains? Here are two great places to stay.

A peaceful forest retreat

Perfect for: A peaceful and relaxing holiday with loved ones

Cost: £75 a night

This wonderful woodland home is not only serene and calm but also is great for spotting wildlife… many reviewers commented on the friendly deers who like to poke their heads in the window to say hello!

Garden of the Gods home

Perfect for: Those wanting an active holiday full of walking and cycling

Cost: £94 a night

This cosy two-bedroom home is within walking distance of the trail, making it an excellent place for adventure-seekers! From deers walking around the streets to a fully stocked kitchen, this Airbnb has it all!

Yosemite National Park

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The first national park that came into existence in the US, Yosemite National Park has a lot of breath-taking scenery including glaciers, waterfalls and cliffs.

If Yosemite sounds like the perfect choice, here are two amazing Airbnbs to stay in.

Snyder Ridge mountain getaway

Perfect for: Those looking for a rustic stay, with plenty of wildlife spotting

Cost: £67 a night

An hour’s drive away from Yosemite National Park, this private room in a cosy cabin guarantees you a fantastic night’s sleep!

Deers, raccoons and squirrels pass by the property regularly, and the owners also have a very friendly pet cat and dog.

Gorgeous deluxe apartment

Perfect for: Ski bunnies looking for a luxurious place to stay

Cost: £132 a night

Located in the Mammoth Lakes, this condo is not only near lots of stores, cafes and restaurants but has a bar, swimming pool, gym and locker for skiing!

Yosemite National Park is only a short drive away for when you want a change from the slopes and apres-ski.

Which Airbnb will you choose?

We are sure that this guide will give you lots of ideas as to which national park to cross off your bucket list next!

If you have your own RV or camping equipment, you can also hire premium camping space on Airbnb too. Imagine waking up to wildlife around you or going to sleep under the stars.

If you’d like to book into one of the fantastic venues on this list, why not join us on Airbnb? You can get up to £40 on a place to stay and £10 off an experience of your choice. You can put that money towards a sturdy pair of hiking boots or bike hire for a weekend.

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Please note: All prices are based on one guest and are subject to change. Costs do not include cleaning, service fees and other charges.

The Best Airbnbs in Las Vegas 2024

Seven of our favourite Airbnb Las Vegas

Whether you want to take in a show, do a little gambling or just have a lazy day by the poolside… the city of Las Vegas has something for everyone!

The busiest city in the state of Nevada, this little spot in the center of the Mojave Desert has become a hotspot for shopping, entertainment, and most importantly… blackjack, poker, and roulette!

The great thing about the city is that there are places to stay to suit every budget – whether you are looking for basic accommodation or something a little more luxurious right on the Strip.

The bonus of using Airbnb instead of a hotel is that you don’t have to pay resort fees, which can add an extra $30 to $40 a night to your total!

Here are seven of our favorite Airbnb Las Vegas locations, from cozy peaceful homes to lively venues near the hustle and bustle of the Strip.

A Cozy Private suite

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Perfect for: Couples or lone travelers looking for peace and quiet

Cost: £68 a night

Located 20 minutes away from the Las Vegas strip, this intimate guest suite is not only affordable but clean and inviting too.

Based in a quiet neighborhood, this Airbnb is perfectly placed for those who would prefer to enjoy a day of fun and sunshine in the center of Las Vegas, before returning home for a peaceful night in.

Reviewers absolutely loved the comfortable bed and the beautiful neighborhood, calling it a home away from home!

An MGM signature apartment

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Perfect for: Those who want to wake up to an absolutely stunning view!

Cost: £60 a night

This entire apartment is a five-minute walk away from the Strip and sleeps four, making it a brilliant choice for friends or couples who want a fun weekend away from it all!

The apartment is fully furnished with a fridge, freezer, and kitchenette. This means if you don’t feel like going out to dinner, you can cook yourself a delicious meal… all while taking in the fabulous view of the Strip!

The people that reviewed this apartment loved how close it was to the Strip as well as the extra amenities including a gym, pool, and free parking.

Artistic Master suite experience

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Perfect for: People looking for a quirky place to stay

Cost: £61 a night

This private bedroom comes with lots of unique paintings and blacklight art, making it an incredibly unique venue to stay in!

Guests are free to use all of the common areas in the house, and this Airbnb also comes with its own private bathroom.

People that stayed here loved the chilled-out vibe of the house as well as the friendly and accommodating hosts. Many visitors said that they had made a friend for life in the hosts!

Private room with pool

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Perfect for: If you are on a budget but still want a swim!

Cost: £43 a night

This cosy little home is about three miles away from the Strip, with a bus stop close by. The Airbnb is also about 30 minutes away from Red Rock Canyon and Hoover Dam, for those that want to do a little sight-seeing.

For your money, you get a private bedroom with access to an outside pool and a BBQ. Why pay ridiculous prices for a Las Vegas pool party when you can have one from the comfort of your own Airbnb?

The people that stayed at this Airbnb loved the welcoming hosts as well as the fact that the host had three friendly dogs that loved to play with the guests!

A room by the lake

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Perfect for: Those who want a lazy poolside vacation

Cost: £74 a night

This two-bedroom Airbnb comes with a gorgeous pool and is also next to an absolutely amazing lake. It has to be seen to be believed!

If you fancy a visit to the Strip, this Airbnb is only 15 minutes away. It’s also 45 minutes away from Mt Charleston where you can hike, picnic, and ride horses.

The people that stayed at this Airbnb loved the spacious rooms and a quiet and peaceful neighborhood, with plenty of shops nearby.

$8 million luxury penthouse

Perfect for: Those who want to live the highlife

Cost: £660 a night

With high-quality speakers throughout, designer lighting, and a million dollars’ worth of artwork on the walls, this Airbnb venue is one of the most opulent places that you will ever stay!

This two-bedroom venue is right on the Strip, with stunning views from every room. You also get access to a gym and swimming pool for the price.

Reviewers absolutely loved the ambience of the penthouse as well as the excellent service from the hosts.

1-bed luxury condo on the Strip

Seven of our favourite Airbnb Las Vegas

Perfect for: Those looking for a luxury holiday with loved ones

Cost: £267 a night

This condo is located in the Marriott Grand Chateau, which is a stone’s throw away from all the fun of the Strip.

This three-bed condo sleeps four, and you are able to use all the amenities including a pool, gym and sky bar, with incredible views of the Strip!

People who stayed loved all the amenities that they got for the price as well as the large, clean rooms.

Are Airbnb’s Legal in Las Vegas?

Short-Term Residential Rentals are restricted to homes that are owner-occupied, have three bedrooms or fewer, are at least 660 feet away from another short-term rental, and must adhere to licensing, noise, and parking regulations. Strict compliance with all conditions is mandatory; no waivers or deviations are permitted. For more information visit the Las Vegas Government Site

Where will you Airbnb in Las Vegas?

We hope that this guide has given you lots of inspiration for your next Las Vegas location! Which is your favourite venue on the list?

Don’t forget… if you are looking for a great place to stay, join us on Airbnb. You could receive up to £40 off a place to stay, as well as £10 off an experience of your choice!

Sign up today to receive your amazing discount. You can spend the money you save on a round of delicious cocktails, enjoy some luxury shopping… or even put it all on black at the casinos!

Please note: All prices are based on one guest and are subject to change. Costs do not include cleaning and service fees.

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The Eight Best Airbnb’s in Miami 2021

If you are looking for an exotic holiday full of delicious food, relaxing on the beach and incredible nightlife, Miami is definitely the place to be!

The second-largest city in Florida, Miami has lots of unique places to visit, from the golden sands of Miami Beach through to the lush greenery of Coral Gables.

Once you’ve booked your flight and planned out what swimwear you’re going to take, you need to sort out where you’re going to stay.

Airbnb has lots of amazing places to stay in Miami, no matter whether you’re looking for a relaxing beachside vacation or something livelier in the city.

Here are our favourite Airbnb Miami venues, from intimate apartments all the way through to fun family homes… and even a boat!

A stunning Miami beach apartment

Perfect for: Honeymooners who love the beach

Located on the sunny shores of Miami Beach, this gorgeous apartment has bedside views of the beach, which is only a two-minute walk away – just take the lift down to the lower level and walk past the pool!

The apartment is decked out in crisp white with artwork created by the apartment owners, making it a gorgeously contemporary place to stay.

The apartment not only comes with a free parking space but all the things you need for the perfect beach holiday, from beach umbrellas and snorkelling gear all the way through to a blender to make some delicious fruity cocktails at the end of a hard day of sunbathing!

The reviews not only celebrate waking up to some glorious beach views but also the hosts, who are very helpful and attentive.

A fun tropical family home

Perfect for: Getting the family together for a sunny holiday

This large house has four bedrooms, making it the ideal choice if you want to take the family out for a week away. The star of the show though is the outside garden with a large pool and slide, running waterfall and a tiki bar for late-night cocktails!

It’s nearby to two zoos (Miami Zoo and ZWF Miami) as well as Everglades National Park. There are also several malls nearby making it a great location no matter what your family is interested in!

The people that have reviewed this venue loved the outside pool and barbeque area.

Gorgeous home with jacuzzi

Perfect for: A cosy get-together with friends

This four-bedroom home can home up to eight people, making it a lovely option for a week away with friends. Located more inland, you’re thirty minutes’ drive away from Miami Beach and an hour’s drive away from Key Largo, which is home to the world’s second-largest artificial reef!

The crowning glory of this Airbnb rental is the stunning pool area, replete with its very own jacuzzi hot tub! Imagine having a lovely day out shopping and sightseeing, and then relaxing in the jacuzzi with a couple of cold beers.

The reviews are extremely positive, loving the cleanliness of the home as well as the gorgeous outdoor space.

A unique holiday on a sailboat

Perfect for: Couples looking for something a little bit different

Like the idea of watching the sunset on the horizon from your own little private boat? This is the perfect rental for you!

The Hunter 26 Sailboat is cosily built for two people, with a bed, dining area, bathroom and comfortable outdoor space – with two kayaks provided if you want to explore the nearby islands!

The boat is docked in the famous Coconut Grove area, and the host is available to take you to the mainland if you want to do a little bit of sightseeing on dry land.

Reviewers absolutely loved the view (and the fact that you can see turtles and manatees) as well as the friendly host.

A cosmopolitan city apartment

Perfect for: Sole travellers or couples looking for an exciting city break

This beautifully decorated one-bedroom apartment is located in Little Havana, meaning you are a stones-throw away from great shops, delicious restaurants and vibrant bars!

There’s free parking, and you are only a short drive or walk away from the beach if you fancy a change of scenery.

People who stayed here loved the stylish and cosy vibe of the apartment as well as the location.

A glamourous penthouse on South Beach

Perfect for: Those who love living the high life

This two-bedroom penthouse is located on top of a hotel. It’s minutes away from South Beach and smack-bang in the middle of the fashionable West Avenue.

The crowning glory of this penthouse is the private roof house terrace with stunning views of the beach and ocean! It has to be seen to be believed.

Reviewers agreed that the terrace was fantastic and loved the views. They also complimented the host, for who nothing was too much trouble.

A cute little cottage with a pool

Perfect for: A couple wanting a relaxing break

This adorable cottage is near Little Havana and Brickell, Miami’s financial district. This quirky little guesthouse was recently renovated, with one bedroom and one bathroom as well as a pool that is shared with the main house

People that stayed here loved that the guesthouse was close to lots of different amenities, as well as bikes being available to do a little bit of exploring!

A designer home in the heart of Coconut Grove

Perfect for: Those who like the modern touches

This four-bedroom home has a quirky look and feel to it, having been specially designed by an award-winning architect.

This rental is unique in that it allows pets, making it a perfect choice if you want to bring your dog along for some early-morning walkies on the beach!

Reviewers loved the spacious home, stunning design and bright colours!

Airbnb in Miami for your next vacation

We hoped you enjoyed our short guide to the best Airbnb’s in Miami and have given you lots to think about planning your next holiday!

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