For a unique domestic trip idea, check out these one-of-a-kind Airbnb stays.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit now offers a new, 90-minute Mexican Doll Workshop perfect for families. Children are invited to design their own Mexican rag doll using colored ribbons and fabrics. Offering a unique bonding experience for families, the workshop also supports the local community and honors the indigenous women who started the craft.
The Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card recently launched BoldFamilyTravel.Chase.com, an interactive, online resource allowing families to plan future travel together. The launch followed the Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card Survey of parents and grandparents that revealed most parents believe children are important resources for planning family vacations and that one-third of parents don’t currently involve their children in planning but would like to.
Valley Forge National Historical Park is a great place to bring your history-loving family. Located in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, the park is the site of the 1777–1778 winter encampment of the Continental army during the American Revolutionary War. Today, the 3,500-acre park boasts trails, replicas and other historical markers perfect for learning more about Valley Forge’s place in our nation’s history.
LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, amplifies the family vacation with a new partnership with KidsDreamFactory to provide themed glamping experiences customized for children at the resort.