If you haven't started using AirBnB for accommodations when traveling, then you're seriously missing out. Not only is it often the cheapest option for great lodgings, but it also offers some of the most interesting vacation spots you can find. And guess what? You don't have to go far to check out some of the awesome choices. Here are some of the most interesting (and affordable) options in the Texas area!
Cute Retro Airstream in Wimberley ($130-145 nightly)
Ever spent the night in an Airstream? Well, now is your chance! This one has been completely renovated, and it's perfect for a couple looking to spend a relaxing weekend surrounded by nature. There's a deck for grilling, a creek for strolling along, and even a hot tub! Plus, the kitchen comes fully equipped, so you'll feel at home right away. If you're in the mood for a unique getaway, this Airstream might be just the thing to help you out.
A Downtown Loft by Sixth Street in Austin ($150 nightly)
Everything about this AirBnB rental will make you want to spend a night out on the town. It's spacious, comfortable, and most importantly, located on the world famous 6th Street! You can walk anywhere from this luxurious rental, from BBQ joints to unique bars.
Off-the-Grid Adobe Dome in the Desert Near Big Bend ($88 nightly)
This rental is one of AirBnB's most famous options. It was even featured on HGTV! Get off the grid and head out to the desert of Far West Texas to spend some evenings in this amazing earthen structure. You'll witness unparalleled views of the night sky, and it's just a little ways away from Big Bend National Park. Go for a hike and explore nature, then return to your little adobe home. It might not have a working toilet or shower, but it's all a part of the rustic experience. You definitely won't experience anything else like this!
Beach House in Galveston ($130 nightly)
In the mood for a beach weekend getaway? Look no further. This new house is located right on Crystal Beach, and it's the perfect place for a family vacation. Enjoy an ocean view, four televisions, a grill, and a three-minute walk to the shore! For a great price, this place comes with anything you could ask for, include hammocks on the deck for napping and enjoying the salty breeze.
Tiny Urban House in Houston ($40 nightly)
Yes, it's tiny, but that doesn't mean it's not awesome. This little house was inspired by a French Pied-a-terre, and it's a great price. You can walk one mile to downtown, and other parts of Houston are easily accessible. It's a wonderful option for people who are seeking a little privacy and/or living on a budget. Plus, how often do you really get to spend a night in a little 110 square foot getaway that's just a short walk from a music hall and other sources of entertainment?
A Luxury Hideaway in Austin ($180 nightly)
This place is both beautiful and private. Just a short distance from Austin's SoCo, the rental is everything you could want from a luxurious accomodation. It's got gorgeous views, two bedrooms, and eclectic artwork. Be sure to also enjoy the patio and pool surrounded by tropical plants and pretty landscaping. Not only will you have a blast exploring Austin, but you'll also enjoy your time at your home-away-from-home.
So, which of these are you going to check out? Memorial Day Weekend and summer vacation are just around the corner, so check out what the site has to offer near you and see if you can book a cheap and easy trip for the family!