The Top-Rated Airbnb in Every State
If you’re looking for a vacation rental, it can be hard to narrow it down with over 660,000 properties across America on Airbnb alone. From modern city apartments to cowboy cottages, dog-friendly escapes, and even a house renovated on the T.V. series Home Town, take a vacation planning shortcut by considering the top-rated Airbnb in every U.S. State.
You’ll be pleasantly surprised that high ratings don’t mean large price tags. Most of these places are around $150 a night, and even a handful are under $100 a night. The property hosts have warmth, thoughtfulness, and attention to detail providing epic vacations for thousands of guests.
1. Alabama’s Fairfield Farm Cottage
This quaint two-bedroom cottage not far from Mobile Bay is a peaceful, dog-friendly getaway. Part of a 20-acre farm with horses and gardens, the private house is tucked away in a back corner of Fairfield Farm. Grab one of the provided bikes or kayaks and explore the quaint town of Fairhope, Foley, Magnolia Springs, or the Week Bay Estuary.
2. Alaska’s Meadow Creek Cabin
Immerse yourself in Alaska’s natural beauty at the Meadow Creek Cabin. While it’s only two miles from Homer, it is nestled in a group of trees with stunning views of Kachemak Bay, even from your bed. Explore the area on the nearby paved bike path and return at night to catch views from the spacious private deck.
3. Arizona’s Sedona Sunset Jewel
Enjoy Sedona in this studio guesthouse located in a quiet neighborhood cul de sac with stunning views, sunsets, and stargazing from the deck. Sunset Jewel is within walking distance of some of Sedona’s best hiking trails. After a day of hiking, soothe tired muscles in the shared saltwater pool, open from May to October.
4. Arkansas’ Montclair Suite
This two-bedroom condo set amidst the Ouachita Mountains combines the privacy of an apartment rental and the warmth of a Bed & Breakfast. Before exploring nearby Hot Springs’ spas, Downtown, Ouachita State Park, or Lake Ouachita, enjoy the family-style breakfast provided every morning.
5. California’s Mendocino Guest House
Escape to this redwood forest guest house only two miles from downtown, historic Mendocino. Relax on the cedar porch with a morning cup of coffee or watch the stars at night from the teak steamer chairs. Glen, the Guest House property host, has received all 5-star ratings from hundreds of guests for nine years, the longest of any U.S. Airbnb property.
6. Colorado’s Platt Park Loft
This second-story, modern carriage house is one block from Broadway, a vibrant historic Denver neighborhood. Located on the second story, this one-bedroom condo has mountain views, natural light and is within walking distance to award-winning restaurants and coffee shops.
7. Connecticut’s Woolly Acres Farm
This private one-bedroom farmhouse-style condo is a part of Woolly Acres Organic Farm. Guests are welcome to feed the small flock of Navajo Churro sheep, enjoy the gardens, relax on the stone patio with a large fire pit, and take in Connecticut countryside views.
8. Delaware’s Bethany Beach Townhouse
One of seven townhouses in a quiet cul-de-sac, this three-bedroom, 2.5 bath property can accommodate eight guests. A part of the Bethany Proper community, you can walk to the beach, restaurants, shops, mini-golf, community pools, tennis courts, and boardwalk.
9. Florida’s Quiet Delight
Located minutes north of Pensacola’s sugar-white beaches, this private, dog-friendly one-bedroom condo is on a half-acre property. Explore the Pensacola area and the top beach in Florida and retreat to a relaxing, comfortable apartment in a quiet country environment.
10. Georgia’s Luxury Suite
In Austell, not far from the amusement park Six Flags Over Georgia, is a private one-bedroom condo with the amenities, style, and service of a 5-star luxury resort but with a much smaller price tag. Enjoy the fully automated smart home powered by Google as well as the shared pool area.
11. Hawaii’s Kihei Condo
For about the same price as the average hotel room in Maui, you can stay in a one-bedroom ocean view condo that has received Airbnb’s Best Hospitality Distinction for the entire state of Hawaii. Enjoy coffee from your private balcony or panoramic views of Kihei from the roof deck.
“I meet each and every one of my guests. I sit down with them and share maps and tips and tricks about Maui. Guests can read tourist books, but hearing from a local makes a big difference,” says property owner and host Gammy. So whether you’re looking for local things to do in Kihei or which Road to Hana stops are worth it, you’ll get expert local advice.
12. Idaho’s Spring Creek Pond
If a luxury 100-year-old cabin in north Idaho Valley with fantastic mountain views sounds like heaven, then add Spring Creek Pond to your bucket list. Located one mile from Lake Pend Oreille, the state’s largest lake, the cabin is cozy, warm, and stocked with modern conveniences.
13. Illinois’ Galena Guest House
Located in Galena’s historic district, this private renovated studio guest house is owned and operated by 20-year residents. They stock the kitchenette with locally roasted coffee and other breakfast items, so guests are set for their first day of vacation. Remodeled with reclaimed barn wood, it has a cozy, rustic feel as well as keyless entry and streaming entertainment devices.
14. Indiana’s Simple Blessings Cabin
A secluded getaway in the rolling hills outside of Nashville, Simple Blessings Cabin is on 16 private acres in Eastern Monroe County. The hand-built lovingly restored cabin mixes poplar logs from the 1970s with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and a copper sink.
“We try to make an ‘experience’ for our guests that is different than home. When people are spending hard-earned vacation time and money, we want our cabin to be magical and memorable. We put extra touches like wildflowers, home-baked bread, and a personal note for our guests,” said hosts Brian and Barb.
15. Iowa’s Farmhouse Retreat
This two-bedroom, two-bath chic modern farmhouse is in a private country setting, yet just 12 minutes from Jordan Creek Mall. You can stay nearby and explore the miles of trails and hiking on the Great Western Bike Trail or adventure to Lakeside Casino or Adventure Land Amusement park.
16. Kansas’ Prairie Village Cottage
Centrally located in Kansas City, this charming two-bedroom, one-bath ranch home has a large deck in a shaded backyard – perfect for relaxing after a day exploring the city. With a king bed in the master bedroom, two twin beds in the other, a full kitchen, and access to a washer and dryer, it’s an ideal set-up for a family vacation.
17. Kentucky’s Little Brown Cottage
With rental rates starting at under $100 a night, this cozy, comfortable, convenient, and well-appointed cottage was a hit with those stopping through Kentucky on a road trip and those in town for an extended stay. The newly renovated Little Brown cottage is located two miles from historic downtown Paducah, Convention Center and is the top-rated Airbnb in Kentucky!
18. Louisiana’s Modern Marvel
Located just two blocks from the French Quarter, this two-bedroom, two-bath 1300 square foot modern condo is in an old warehouse building that made Mardi Gras floats. Walk one block to Frenchman Street or two blocks to the streetcar and explore New Orleans attractions.
19. Maine’s Chickadee Cottage
This clean and cozy one-room studio is located minutes to downtown Portland and Willard Beach. Live like a local in a charming, quiet neighborhood with your own calming space and beautifully landscaped side yard. Guests loved the comfortable queen bed and stunning garden patio.
20. Maryland’s New Market Suite
Whether you’re visiting family or friends in the area or come to Fredrick to hike the numerous trails, this cozy, quiet apartment with thoughtful touches is the highest-rated Airbnb in the state of Maryland. Stocked with everything guests need, this basement one-bedroom New Market condo starts at $83 a night.
21. Massachusetts’ Williamstown Studio
Guests raved about this studio rental’s location, amenities, and outdoor riverfront space. Just steps away from Williamstown shops, restaurants, and Williams College, it’s ideal for two people. Enjoy your morning coffee or happy hour drinks out back, the perfect place to start the day or stargaze a night.
22. Michigan’s Traverse City Farm Stay
The perfect combination of country living yet only six miles to downtown Traverse City, this farm stay has been recognized as not just the highest-rated property in Michigan but as one of the most unique in the state. Ideal for a couples getaway, explore the 10-acre farm, have a private romantic dinner in the 125-year-old barn, pick fruits and vegetables for your meals, explore the garden and visit the goats.
23. Minnesota’s The Seward House
Located in Seward, one of the oldest Minneapolis neighborhoods, this 1900s two-bedroom home holds its period charm, even though it’s been completely remodeled. Just half a block from historic Milwaukee Avenue and the light rail stop, you can explore the Twin Cities all day and relax on the front porch or backyard bonfire at night.
24. Mississippi’s The Peggy’s House
When visiting Laurel, the home of the HGTV series Home Town, why not stay in one of the homes that Ben and Erin renovated? This three-bedroom house close to downtown, featured in Season 3, is a relaxing and quiet stay on a 1.4-acre lot. The charming front porch is perfect for morning coffee, reading a book, or hanging out with family or friends.
25. Missouri’s Barndominium Loft
This handcrafted 562 square foot loft apartment is within minutes of hundreds of St. Louis dining spots yet tucked away in a neighborhood. Barndominium Loft is conveniently located near a shopping center, Grant’s Farm, paved biking and walking trails, and an enormous antique mall.
26. Montana’s Woodland Luxury Loft
Bozeman used to be a pass-through town on the way to Yellowstone or Glacier National Parks. Now the four-season adventure capital of the Northern Rockies has taken its rightful place as a vacation destination on to itself. So spend your days fly fishing, hiking, rock climbing, skiing, or snowboarding and retreat to the professionally and purposefully designed Woodland Luxury loft located near Bozeman’s attractions and minutes from downtown.
27. Nebraska’s Stubby Acres Bunkhouse
This Tiny Home was created from a rescued 1930s bunkhouse and expanded to include a bathroom and porch. Perfect for a country getaway, it is located on a working farm in the Sandhills’ Platte River Valley and includes a homemade delivered breakfast.
28. Nevada’s Little Vegas Paradise
Located less than 15 minutes from the airport and the city center, guests describe this property as comparable to an upscale hotel suite but with all the space and conveniences of a one-bedroom condo. Starting a $79, this comfortable, clean, and beautiful space is not only affordable but the highest rated in the state of Nevada.
29. New Hampshire’s Seacoast Guest Suite
This Rye one-bedroom condo is located in a quaint seacoast city minutes away from vibrant downtown Portsmouth. Head to the nearby beaches or take a short drive to coastal Maine right over Portsmouth bridge. Enjoy the large backyard, hammock, or even take the owners’ bikes for a spin.
30. New Jersey’s Country Mountain Oasis
Leave the hustle and bustle of daily life behind and escape to Country Mountain Oasis, located on the New Jersey side of the Delaware Water Gap, at the foot of the Poconos Mountains. Walk to local trails, state parks, and a winery, or set foot on the nearby Appalachian Trail.
31. New Mexico’s Sunflower Canyon Casita
Bringing New Mexico’s aesthetic to life, Sunflower Canyon Casita mixes the rustic feel of an aspen pine bedroom with turquoise and beige tones and a rusty metal exterior. This two-bedroom, fully stocked home is near Chama River, Ghost Ranch’s hiking, Red Wash Canyon, and Abiquiu Lake.
32. New York’s Catskills Guesthouse
Located just two hours from New York City, you feel a world away in this Catskills Country guesthouse. The bus from Manhattan’s Port Authority will even let you off at the end of the house’s driveway. Located in the southwestern Catskills region, this one-bedroom retreat is a 10-minute walk to downtown Livingston Manor and Catskill Brewery.
33. North Carolina’s Lucky W Cottage
Lucky W Cottage combines the best of the city and the country, located just ten minutes to downtown Asheville. Located on a farm, the property even has a hobbit hole for Lord of the Rings enthusiasts. With 530 perfect reviews, the most of any Airbnb host in the country, you’ll have a great stay in Asheville, awarded The #1 U.S. Travel Destination by Lonely Planet.
34. North Dakota’s Oliver Landing Apartment
This one-bedroom, one-bath Minot condo is centrally based, with most attractions located 10 minutes or less away. Walk to Main St’s stores, restaurants, wine bar, or pubs or enjoy lounging on the back patio.
35. Ohio’s Scenic Guesthouse
Ideal for a couples getaway, this 500 square foot Perrysburg guesthouse sits on two acres of land yet is less than 15 minutes from downtown Toledo, the Zoo, and Lake Erie. Guests can walk to W.W. Night Nature Preserve, pick their own fruit from the property and enjoy the firepit or deck at sunset.
36. Oklahoma’s Midtown Bungalow
Located in a quiet area, yet within walking distance to Oklahoma City’s Uptown, The Paseo District, and Automobile Alley, this Midtown Bungalow is described by guests as a quaint getaway filled with thoughtful and welcoming details. After exploring the city, take the streetcar back and enjoy evenings on the patio.
37. Oregon’s Newberg Garden Suite
Designed for two people to rest and recharge in a peaceful environment, the Newburg Garden Suite has a country feel in the heart of Chehalem Valley. Conveniently located within a ten-minute walk to the center of Newburg or within a 10-minute drive to over 50 wineries, visitors can easily sample the state’s iconic pinot noir.
38. Pennsylvania’s Orchard Guest House
This detached Altoona guest house located on a 4-acre property received high marks from travelers for its cozy, clean and warm environment. Complimentary snacks and breakfast items are provided, including flowers, vegetables, and fruits grown right on the property, which is just some of the reasons it is the highest-rated property in the state of Pennsylvania.
39. Rhode Island’s Newport Cottage
This three-bedroom, two-bath house is within walking distance of downtown Newport’s iconic landmarks and opulent mansions. Eat next door at Sardella’s Italian restaurant and enjoy relaxing nights in front of the home’s cozy fireplace.
40. South Carolina’s Old Village Apartment
This newly finished custom-built Old Village one-bedroom condo is close to Folley Beach, Downtown Charleston, Sullivan’s Island, and Isle of Palms. Only a walk away from Shem Creek’s top-notch restaurants, you can leave your car behind for the evening.
“We are very dedicated to our apartment as I built it with my own two hands. My wife and son actually helped with some of the construction. My wife did and does all the interior decor and the flawless cleaning to detail. Our Airbnb isn’t just a rental, it is a part of us,” says Perry, the property owner.
41. South Dakota’s Big Mountain Cabins
A small group of custom-built cabins in the Black Hills with amazing views, character, and cleanliness lies outside Rapid City. Mount Rushmore, Bear Country, Custer State Park, Reptile Gardens, 1880s Train, and Crazy Horse are nearby. Ranging in size and floor plans, you’re not roughing it with their high vaulted ceilings, fully stocked kitchen, and luxury, plush mattresses.
42. Tennessee’s Carriage House
This one-bedroom, one-bath condo is in the trendy 12 South Nashville neighborhood, full of restaurants, bars, and shops. In addition, downtown Music City’s live performance venues are only a 5 minute Uber ride away. Guests raved about its location, cleanliness, supplies, privacy, and decor.
43. Texas’s Chicken Coop Cottage
Staying true to Austin’s quirky vibe, this rustic chicken coop-themed tiny house is an affordable way to visit one of America’s most popular vacation destinations. Starting at under $100 a night, the cozy coop is designed for guests to relax after a day of exploring all this Texas city has to offer.
44. Utah’s Riverfront Cabin
This private riverfront cabin located 25 minutes from Park City is set on 5 acres in Kamas. Still owned by Dean Martin’s family, this cabin is one of the last places he visited late in his life. Set right on Provo River, it’s a peaceful escape that’s both fishing and dog friendly.
45. Vermont’s River House
Part of Burlington’s historic mill neighborhood, the River House is across from Winooski Falls and only a 10-minute walk to Winooski Circle’s restaurants, shops, and bars. Guests raved about the tiny home’s garden, patio, central location, and warm welcome from the property hosts.
46. Virginia’s Tiny House
This beautifully appointed tiny house complete with a queen-sized bed, fully equipped kitchen, campfire, and porch swing, is two miles away from the stunning Blue Ridge Parkway and downtown Floyd. Set on a 3-acre homestead, the Tiny House was initially built by a couple who wanted to become financially stable and live mortgage-free. After living in the house full-time for four years, they moved to a larger house up the street and now offer it as a vacation rental.
47. Washington’s Sandy Point Suite
This detached garage apartment on a family’s 3-acre property is located at the end of a private road yet conveniently located to the island’s attractions. This suite was originally built as a guest space for friends and family but now welcomes people from all over the world. Visitors receive complimentary wine tastings at the family’s nearby vineyard and winery.
48. West Virginia’s Red Cottage
Within the city limits of historic Fayetteville, this cozy two-bedroom cottage is in a quiet residential neighborhood. Centrally located to the New River National River, Gauley River National Recreation Area, and skiing at Winterplace, you can relax in your own space after taking in all of West Virginia’s beauty.
49. Wisconsin’s Birchwood Blue Cabin
Escape to the woods of northwest Wisconsin at Birchwood Blue Cabin situation on 40 acres of land with two meadows and a small stream. Whether you relax in the cabin, hike through the gently rolling hills, or fish for trout in the stream, this nature getaway is the top-ranked property in the state of Wisconsin.
50. Wyoming’s Historic District Suite
Experience the Old West at this rustic yet comfortable 1,100 square food two-bedroom lodge in Cheyenne’s Historic District. Walk to downtown, the State Capital, museums, coffee shops, restaurants, tennis courts, the historic Depot, and then rejuvenate with a good night’s sleep in highly rated beds.
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