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5 Nature-Loving Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Utah, USA

Updated Oct 13, 2016

Far more than a state, Utah is a state of mind. Though it is one of the many states that are part of the USA, Utah boasts high alpine scenery, mighty national parks, and magnificent landscapes. Keen adventurers will be eager to visit this exhilarating state, but what about if you are on a budget? Don’t fret, because we have a great budget guide for you. Here are the top 5 budget Airbnb vacation rentals under 150 USD that will not only put a roof over your head, but also guarantee to provide a fun experience:

1. Get in touch with nature: hideaway in Zion National Park (104 USD)

Located at Mount Carmel Junction in Utah, this convertible A-frame is a great hideaway for solo travellers, couples, and friends. This quiet, rustic and rural convertible is completely off the grid in the middle of nature. The views, ambiance, and location provide a great start to give you the best wildlife memories.

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Discover the beauty of nature and experience it in a unique way. This listing not only brings the outdoors in, but the indoors out too.

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Open up the A-frame to reveal an inside / outside room with a comfy bed and chill corners to laze around.

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With fresh linen sheets, there are two twin beds that were combined to form a California king. The sleeping area is decorated beautifully with exotic ornaments and plants. There are also small drawers for guests to store their items.

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These wildflowers were cut and carefully placed in sophisticated glass vases to beautify the space.

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Lounge around on the soft cushion chairs on the deck while sipping on a refreshing cold drink.

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Take a quick nap on the hammock after a tiring hike up the hill.

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Take the chance to admire stars you will never to be able to see in the city. Look for shooting stars and don’t forget to make a wish if you see one! Be dazzled by the many constellations and be awed by the glimmering night sky, and also be thankful that a telescope is provided for your use free of charge.

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Located in a separate wooden shelter, this propane-heated shower is newly furnished and very clean. Though the water is of low volume, shampoo, soap, and conditioner are generously provided.

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Worried that you will have to make your own fire the primitive way in order to cook? With this barbecue bar, you could whip up a feast for the whole village! Biodegradable paper plates, cups, and utensils are provided.

Convertible A-Frame in Zion National Park!

Address: Mount Carmel Junction, Utah

Price: from 104 USD

Number of Guests: 2

2. Unleash the animal inside you: Howling Wolf Retreat (99 USD)

Also near Zion National Park, this beautiful cabin has a great view of West Temple. However, due to its rural and bucolic setting, you will have to use your own transportation or rent a car to move around.

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This cozy and homey living room has a small fireplace for you to keep warm when it is chilly at night.

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This queen-sized bed really is fit for a queen (and her king!). Enjoy the comfortable mattress, down comforter, and feather-light pillows. The vaulted ceilings and high windows also provide an open space with good lighting, making the room livelier. The sliding door will bring you to your very own private deck.

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Be mesmerized by the views of Zion’s West Temple from your own private deck.

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Keep your ears open as the wolves howl typically twice a night. Take the opportunity to touch and be close to these majestic creatures with the owner’s permission.

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Papa Wolf in his natural habitat.

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Surrounded by biking trails, rent a bike at local store, Over The Edge Sports, to try cycling on these rough terrains.

Howling Wolf Retreat~QueenRm w/deck

Address: Apple Valley, Utah

Price: from 99 USD

Number of Guests: 2

3. Go back in time: cozy pioneer log cabin (68 USD)

Run by hippies, Mystic Hot Springs aims to raise awareness through direct experiences with nature, art, and antiquities. Go back in time and stay in a piece of pioneer history from more than 150 years ago.

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If you are looking for comfort and luxury, this cozy cabin is probably not a spot for you. It is only suitable for truly adventurous and nature-loving people that don’t mind not having a proper toilet and running water. However it includes electricity, a fire pit, and a charcoal grill.

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With the wooden furniture and printed carpets, this living room looks like a scene from Goldilocks and the Three Bears. It is even heated by a wood-burning stove when it gets cold at night.

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Snuggle into this cozy corner and don’t worry that people will wake you up, let alone even find you here.

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And here is the highlight of the whole stay! This is what embracing and discovering the beauty of nature really means. Soak yourself in this open-spaced hot tub and enjoy the beautiful sunsets. It is all natural, with no preservatives. Enjoy!

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As there is no running water in the cabin, guests will have to take a short one-minute walk to a common campground bathroom building where there are toilets for both males and females.

Pioneer Cabin w/Loft n' Hot Springs

Address: Monroe, Utah

Price: from 68 USD

Number of Guests: 5

4. Mountain paradise: private home with beautiful scenery (51 USD)

Only half a mile (0.8 kilometres) from Nordic Valley Ski Resort and five minutes from the nearby lake, Mountain Paradise is a private room for couples, solo adventurers, and business travellers.

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Have an ideal time filled with peace and tranquility in this secluded apartment, as well as spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.

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Clean towels and basic toiletries are provided. There is also sufficient drawer space for guests to store their things.

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Guests have access to an entertainment and relaxation corner, which includes a pool table, dart board, and equipment for working out.

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Don’t be too surprised to witness such a fetching sight, especially when it starts to snow.

Mountian Paradise 1

Address: Eden, Utah

Price: from 51 USD

Number of Guests: 2

5. An outdoor experience: Navajo camping (31 USD)

Located at Oljato-Monument Valley, this campsite is close to Navajo Tribal Park. However, you will have to get your own tent and gear for the full outdoor experience as they are not provided. (You can, however, pay extra to rent anything you need.)

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The space is large so you are free to park anywhere you want. The hosts are friendly and are willing to chat and even sing some Navajo songs upon request.

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If you did not bring your own tent gear and equipment, do not panic! The hosts will rent out their tents, cots, or sleeping bags to guests for a small fee so you won’t be sleeping in the open space.

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The highlight of the whole camping experience would probably be the breathtaking scenic landscapes that you can’t find anywhere else.

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Take a tour with the friendly hosts as they show you the popular totem pole at Down Valley.

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Walk up the trail to see a different view of the valley.

Navajo camping and RV parking

Address: Oljato-Monument Valley, Utah

Price: from 31 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Budget at its best

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Who needs city life when living in nature is already so enchanting? Excitement and activities are everywhere, even in the comfort of your own home! Book your Airbnb stay and discover the best of Utah.

This article was originally published on Oct 10, 2016
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