12 Unique Airbnb Vacation Rentals In East Coast, USA - Updated 2024

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The East Coast is a constellation of states in the United States that are found on the eastern side of the Appalachian Mountains and border of the Atlantic Ocean. The region is known for its stunning coastline filled with beautiful places to visit, such as pristine beaches. Acadia National Park invites nature lovers to explore its rugged terrain and meet wildlife, such as moose, bears, whales, and seabirds. South Beach in Miami, is one of the most popular tourist destinations for revelers, shoppers, and art enthusiasts on the East Coast. There’s also plenty of distinct accommodations for vacationers. If you’re planning a getaway in the area soon, read on to know about the unique Airbnb vacation rentals in East Coast, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 28, 2024.

1. Lovely treehouse overlooking the pond, Willow, New York (from USD 375)

Experience a one-of-a-kind escape at this unique treehouse rental nestled in the middle of the woods. You’ll feel entirely at peace in nature with an unbeatable view of a natural pond. Inside the treehouse, you’ll find a cozy sleeping loft where you can relax and unwind after exploring the outdoors.

Outside, immerse yourself in the Swedish wood-burning hot tub, surrounded by trees and tranquility. Take advantage of the deck, complete with small seating and an outdoor grill, perfect for a quiet dinner or a gathering with your companion. Stay comfortable with air conditioning and warm up on chilly nights with the indoor fireplace. The kitchenette has an electric stove and oven, allowing for easy meal preparation.

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Willow, New York, United States
220.84 km (137.3 mi) from Jenkinson's Aquarium
713 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the added bonus of no cell service and no wi-fi made it a truly restorative stay
bed was great shower awesome views describable
the fireplace was so cozy and the record player was the perfect touch
the bed was super comfortable and the wood fire set the perfect tone for the winter weekend
a very cozy secluded spot in the middle of some breathtaking natural views
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and just like the pictures
the house is stylish clean and well equipped
the place was super clean and had very nice decor
fantastic place to stay - exceptionally clean beautiful scenery and all round a great property
Host:
avner and his wife were a great host
fabulous place and hosts
avner & maskit were excellent hosts
anver & maskit are great hosts
avner & maskit were fantastic hosts and the treehouse had all the touches that made our stay perfect
Location:
such a beautiful and peaceful location
beautiful place in a beautiful location
only 15 minutes from woodstock as well which was cool to walk through will stay again
avner & maskit’s little treehouse is such a perfect weekend getaway location
perfect location to escape it was just want we wanted for our honeymoon
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2. Beautiful treehouse with a hot tub, Geneva, Florida (from USD 230)

Perched high up in the trees, this beautiful treehouse with an elevator is an oasis perfect for a peaceful retreat. Inside, you’ll find all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay, including a TV with standard cable and Wi-Fi to stay connected.

A tiki hut bar and a barbecue grill are available for guests to enjoy, allowing them to cook and entertain while surrounded by stunning natural scenery. The private hot tub on the lower deck offers a relaxing escape, perfect for soaking away the stresses of everyday life. It has a fire pit and comfortable seating, providing a cozy spot to enjoy evenings outdoors.

The upper deck features a swing, so guests can enjoy the view while gently swaying in the breeze. For guests who wish to explore the surrounding area, a golf cart or classic jeep is available for a fee.

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Geneva, Florida, United States
1417.89 km (881.1 mi) from Jenkinson's Aquarium
930 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
heater/ac unit in room is powerful enough for cold winters and blistering florida summers
the treehouse at “danville” is just the perfect getaway it’s magical and so very cozy
comfortable yet totally in nature
the outside shower was great as well as the one inside
Cleanliness:
so clean so fun and so special
it was very quiet clean and beautiful
treehouse was rustic but clean fun hot tub and outdoor shower
clean towels pillows sheets personal toilettries were provided (shampoo conditioner hand soap dish soap some spices/oils)
Host:
everyone was very friendly
great time and great hosts
amazing place and amazing host
wonderful hospitality; dan and deborah were great hosts
the hospitality from dan and the staff is warm inviting and very friendly
Location:
such a beautiful stay and location
i booked this location for privacy and romance
location is a cool as it looks in the pictures
romantic and private location - we enjoyed our stay very much
definitely the perfect place to get away
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3. Carolina Treehouse, Charlotte, North Carolina (from USD 200)

Perfect for romantic getaways in the United States, this gorgeous treehouse can host up to two guests. The house is set in a beautiful forest in Charlotte, North Carolina. Here, you’ll be literally staying on trees, thanks to the accommodation’s location above the ground. You can relax on the shared deck with your significant other as you admire the romantic sunsets. You can also enjoy an intimate moment around the fire pit and gaze at the late-night starry sky.

For a unique feeling as you sleep, the swing bed of this Airbnb on the East Coast has the best views of the pond.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
800.1 km (497.2 mi) from Jenkinson's Aquarium
432 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
inside everything was very clean
it is a beautiful home that was very clean and had unique touches that made it extra special
the decor was a perfect blend of fresh clean and updated shabby chic
Host:
wonderful hosts and a perfect spot
hosts were awesome and very communicative
perfect place and awesome hosts
Location:
still close enough to the city if you want to go out or like to shop
super cute place loved how relaxing it was :)
it was a magical place to retreat away from a busy life accommodations were great
what’s even better is it is so secluded yet close enough to anything you need
everything you’ve read about this place is true
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4. Amazing treehouse for family getaways, Summerville, South Carolina

Set in the beautiful countryside of Summerville, South Carolina, this awe-inspiring treehouse is ideal for a family retreat. It is one of the unique places to stay on the East Coast and comes with a small amusement park for kids’ fun and entertainment. There’s a spiral turbo slide and a climbing wall where kids can have a thrilling experience.

You can enjoy drinks at the top deck bar while admiring the stunning scenery around you. Have fun moments around the fire pit in the evening as you roast some marshmallows.

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Summerville, South Carolina, United States
958.56 km (595.7 mi) from Jenkinson's Aquarium
261 reviews   Wifi Available
Treehouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this place was awesome loved the queen bunk beds great mattresses
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and the check in process was very easy
the host was excellent the house was perfectly clean and all the things we needed were there
Host:
this place is awesome patt is such a good host short drive to charleston
Location:
cute little place we had lots of fun
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5. Classic boat on a lagoon, Point Pleasant, New Jersey

You can stay on the water during your visit to Point Pleasant, New Jersey, when you book this boat on a lagoon. The rental is just within biking distance to some of the most beautiful beaches in New Jersey.

You will get a throwback to life in the 1700s during your stay here, and you will have access to a galley with a propane stove, a water foot pump sink, and free Wi-Fi. You can rent a bike, a kayak, or a rowboat for some outdoor adventures.

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey, United States
3.6 km (2.3 mi) from Jenkinson's Aquarium
52 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
there’s a sink with running water ice box (they provided ice) clean sheets camping style toilet
Host:
hosts were very kind and responsive
the hosts are great at communicating
hosts were quick to respond and nice people
katie and her husband mike were very attentive and helpful with any requests or advice asked or needed
great property with kind accomodating and easy to contact hosts
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6. The Castle Cottage, Bolton, New York (from USD 1145)

This Airbnb castle in the USA is ideal accommodation especially if you’re one for unique stays. Boasting spectacular views of Lake George and the Adirondack Mountains, “The Castle Cottage” is a great place to bring your family for your Bolton getaway. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a surprise birthday party for your friend, there’s no better place than this.

The home has two bedrooms, a bathroom, and it can host six people. This Airbnb, one of the most popular destinations, also has a sun terrace with beautiful views of sunsets over the mountains, and it is designed with an elegant style.

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Bolton, New York, United States
387.08 km (240.6 mi) from Jenkinson's Aquarium
83 reviews   Wifi Available
Castle 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our castle cottage was beautiful cozy and the view is seriously unbelievable
the beds were heavenly we loved barbecuing on the patio
the castle cottage was so beautiful and comfortable
the space was incredibly clean cozy and unique the view was also one of a kind
Cleanliness:
a very clean and homey place
the place was super clean and we'll maintained
john's home was insanely beautiful everything was clean and tidy
great space cozy clean and cool in the summer with ac
Host:
john was an amazing host
john was very easy to communicate with and a awesome host
john is completely accommodating warm and a generous host
john is a great host and his castle is one of a kind
my friends and i had an excellent weekend and are hosts were very gracious and attentive
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7. Serenitree House, Suches, Georgia

There’s nothing more romantic than spending your honeymoon at a lovely treehouse surrounded by nature. In Suche, Georgia, there’s a gorgeous treehouse where you can enjoy a romantic getaway. You will want to consider making the rental your temporary home. There is a tree inside that create a unique vibe in the living space.

With Appalachian Trail close by, opportunities to mingle with nature abound.

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Suches, Georgia, United States
1066.48 km (662.7 mi) from Jenkinson's Aquarium
460 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful property with a nice communal bathroom
thankful for the heated bed stayed warm in 23 degree morning
i think if they had some electric heaters upstairs (where the bed is) it would be better
there is an awesome outdoor kitchen set up outside of the treehouse
Cleanliness:
the treehouse is very clean and super cute
camp toilet in the treehouse is very convenient and clean
Host:
they were friendly welcoming and very helpful
great place to stay and amazing host
it's a fun experience and the host does a great job at making the guest feel welcome
that is exactly what we got thank you very much joni for being such a great host
lots of friendly animals some of the cats will even lead you up to the treehouse
Location:
very cute and tidy and in an amazing location
beautiful location very sweet people
the location is remote but there are still many great things to do nearby
i'd say to book this place it's definitely worth spending a couple nights in this interesting lifted abode
such a cool place to stay
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8. Lovely houseboat with a rooftop deck, Providence, Rhode Island

This houseboat was voted Best Hotel Alternative by Yankee Magazine in 2015, thanks to its distinct and luxurious design. It’s located in Providence, Rhode Island, just a short walk to downtown’s most popular attractions.

Look out and admire the sight of other boats floating on the water from your bedroom. It is one of the coolest Airbnbs on the East Coast, where you can unwind on the rooftop deck, which offers breathtaking views of the downtown skyline. The gentle swaying of the waters will allow you to enjoy a blissful night’s rest.

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
292.69 km (181.9 mi) from Jenkinson's Aquarium
286 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi worked great as did the tv
the boat was comfortable well lit the ac worked great
we had a great time plenty of room for the 4 of us
the bedroom was plenty comfy for the adults bathroom was a great size for a houseboat as well
always nice to have a hot shower after a day of boating
Cleanliness:
neil's houseboat was clean and comfortable
very beautiful clean and unique
a really fun experience very clean and comfortable
the kitchen wasn’t very clean nor the bathroom
the houseboat was comfortable and clean
Host:
neil was a superb host and always provided quick responses to our questions
neil was a good host fast at responding
neil is a great host
neil was quick to reply and helpful
for a different kind of experience i recommend staying here
Location:
this location is in a great location located within walking distance to downtown ri
great location and a fun experience
great stay in an amazing location
great spot nice place close to everything
this place is really cute and accurately depicted
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9. Homey sanctuary with a bridge, Dunbarton, New Hampshire (from USD 190)

Found on top of trees in Dunbarton, New Hampshire, this property boasts a bridge that leads to the house. It overlooks the beautiful, manmade pond that acts as home to fish, turtles, and salamanders. It is fitted with a transparent roof that makes it bright with natural light. You can take advantage of the wood stove to stay warm during the winter season.

For a great night’s rest, the home comes with a comfortable loft bed. The glass walls allow you to admire the surrounding nature from the inside.

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Dunbarton, New Hampshire, United States
390.14 km (242.5 mi) from Jenkinson's Aquarium
1004 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
being so high up in the trees feels amazingly liberating and the space is beautiful and cozy
the mattress isn’t the most comfortable but decent and we slept well
we enjoyed listening to the rain on the roof while we were cozy inside playing cards and games
the christmas lights are a cute nice touch and we had everything we needed and felt comfortable
the wood stove was great for keeping cozy and cooking
Cleanliness:
it was clean and had thoughtful touches
the space is clean and easy to get to
great little details and very clean
the space was really clean and the view through all the windows was beautiful
really loved the treehouse jack is very nice check in was super easy and the place is clean
Host:
jack was a great host
:)jack was the perfect host
jack was responsive and helpful host
his responses were always prompt and friendly
jack was a super friendly host and we loved it there
Location:
nice hiking trails close by
a great getaway fun unique location
places to eat are 15/20 mins away so that’s nice too
amazing beautiful get away place
great quiet place awesome little spot for a getaway from life
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10. Little Cabin, Monmouth, Maine (from USD 145)

Set on a beautiful island surrounded by the waters of Annabessacook Lake, one of the best places to visit in Maine, this enchanting cabin offers the perfect hideout for a honeymoon or a small family retreat. It is pet-friendly, so you are allowed to bring your furry friend with you.

With the lake waters at your doorstep, you can indulge in thrilling water-based activities, such as swimming, fishing, and boating. Experience blissful nights while relaxing by the fire pit. There’s an indoor wood-burning fireplace to keep you warm on cold nights.

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Monmouth, Maine, United States
570.43 km (354.5 mi) from Jenkinson's Aquarium
202 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Island 3 Beds 8 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
although it did not have electricity or running water we found our stay to be comfortable and complete
the bed in the loft extremely comfortable
quiet comfortable and warm surroundings
the cabin as a whole was very comfortable
Cleanliness:
the cabin was clean & well appointed
a perfect little cabin on its own island surrounded by clean water and loon calls
Host:
joanne and kent helped us with any questions we had and were great hosts
jo and kent were friendly welcoming and responsive hosts
jo and kent were lovely people and terrific guides/hosts
joanne and kent were so helpful and lovely
jo and kent were gracious hosts ; quick to respond and to offer suggestions
Location:
the location itself was absolutely amazing
this is the place to come and relax
really a very special place to unplug - perfect getaway for couples we will be back
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11. Beautiful dome along a stream, Kerhonkson, New York (from USD 120)

This charming geo dome offers nature lovers the opportunity to spend their summer nights admiring the star-speckled skies. The dome sits on the banks of a serene stream in the heart of a beautiful forest in Kerhonkson, New York. This paradise is surrounded by beautiful fruit trees, like pear, peach, blackberries, and raspberries.

In the lush jungle, you will find opportunities for nature walks and wildlife watching. The gorgeous Minnewaska State Park and Mohonk Preserve are just close by.

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Kerhonkson, New York, United States
187.73 km (116.7 mi) from Jenkinson's Aquarium
127 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Dome 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there were 2 very comfortable adirondack chairs that we spent a lot of time in
we appreciated te thoughtful touches and the bed and blankets were so cozy
Cleanliness:
everything was super clean and the bed was very comfortable
the dome was very clean
the dome is huge and was clean when we arrived
the dome was nicely decorated and clean
the dome was bright clean and bigger than expected
Host:
highly recommend and great host
nati was an awesome host
nati and her friends were very gracious hosts
nati was a great host communicating often and showing us around the property
nati was a great host and she made sure we have everything we needed for the trip
Location:
great location and plenty of things in the area to do
there are also great outdoor restaurants close by and super adorable organic farms
this was such a cute getaway would recommenced anyone to check this place out
i would absolutely recommend staying here if you want to be close to nature but not quite camping
a very quiet and relaxing experience
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12. Magnificent castle on the river, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Nothing beats the spectacular views of the river from this modern castle, which is set on the banks of Manor River in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. While here, you can take a plunge in the heated pool along the river bank and get a suntan on the lounge chairs poolside. You can also unwind in the eight-person hot tub with your loved ones.

The place features decks with privacy curtains where you can share an intimate moment. It comes with a glass elevator with stunning views and multiple spiral staircases. There’s a pool table and a poker table for entertainment too.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
1650.39 km (1025.6 mi) from Jenkinson's Aquarium
20 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 15 Beds 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 10 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it is very well stocked with anything you could need and very clean
Host:
john is an amazing and attentive house manager who helped ensure the whole weekend/wedding ran smoothly
amazing place even more amazing host
thank you michael and staff for making our wedding a memorable experience for us and our guests
we highly recommend the venue and using michael and his staff for any special occasions
expect superb hospitality mucho clean and luxury living please considering the owner handling your catering
Location:
i had an intimate wedding here and the location was perfect for it
we literally felt like we were living like kings in our own castle in this place
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Enjoy a one-of-a-kind getaway on the East Coast

The East Coast may be popular for its white-sand beaches, but it is more than just a dreamy destination. It boasts plenty of hidden gems that are waiting to be discovered by adventure seekers. If you’re planning on visiting the region soon, stay at one of these most unique Airbnbs for a memorable getaway.

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