Last week we got in touch with multiple tiny home dwellers to talk to them about living life in a tiny house during the pandemic. Now we’re here to say: Maybe some of us who are stuck in the city can try it too!
Some vacation rentals on Airbnb across the country are opening their doors to city-dwellers who need an escape and a safe place to stay socially distant in. Quarantine looks a lot different in a locked in a high rise than it does on a piece of land in nature where you can get outside and enjoy fresh air even if you aren’t able to be a tourist.
So we made a list of some of our favorite Tiny House Vacation spots in the US & Canada below for you!
We post this with great caution: In no way do we at Tiny House Talk want to encourage the unnecessary spread of the virus. Please only consider tiny living for quarantine if you’re currently in a city/urban area where social distancing is difficult. Do not rent any of these places if you’re feeling ill, and make sure to truly stay quarantined when you arrive. While these are in great locations, this isn’t the time to sight-see.
Also try to find one within driving distance of your home, so you don’t have to fly in order to get there.
Agua Norte Cabin in Minnesota
This is a beautiful private spot in Grand Marais, Minnesota with plenty of land and garden area to enjoy. You can’t beat being locked up with these gorgeous views of Lake Superior.
Waterfront ESCAPE Tiny Home in Orlando
Want to wake up to waterfront views every day of quarantine? Drink coffee on a deck in tropical Orlando, Florida? Then this ESCAPE tiny house vacation rental is a perfect choice.
My Tiny Wine Wagon in Sherwood, Oregon
If you’re anywhere near Portland check out this wine-themed tiny house within service range of UberEats and Postmates! There are 3 other cottages in this tiny village.
Appalachian Container Cabin in the Smoky Mountains
This vacation container cabin is designed for a couple with small kids in Otto, North Carolina. You’ll have breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains and nature all around.
Silo Studio Cottage in Massachusetts
Not only is this round cottage idyllic itself, it sits on four acres of peaceful land complete with a babbling brook and lily ponds, and even 2 acres of woods with hiking trails. Basically Thoreau-approved!
Melbourne, Florida Barn Tiny House on Wheels
Enjoy the tiny life nestled under orange and oak trees in Melbourne, Florida. You have access to both the home and the surrounding greenspace so you can get outdoors to escape cabin fever.
Salt Spring Island, BC: The Yewnicorn
Canadian? Stay in the Yewnicorn! A beautifully hand-built gooseneck tiny house on wheels with a capsule bedroom over the hitch of the trailer.
Pennsylvania Farmland Tiny Home on Wheels
Spend some time on a working farm in Lititz, Pennsylvania. This is a wonderfully peaceful getaway cabin with a firepit and access to the adjacent yard and driveway.
Vermont Tree Cabin in Coventry
Colonel’s Island Cottage Getaway, Georgia
Beaverton, Oregon ESCAPE Tiny House
This place even promises no contact with hosts and a full three days between guests to super-clean the area. You get access to the house and the patio area.
Sugar Shack Houseboat on Lake Union, Seattle
This isn’t exactly far away from it all, but it does offer a very different experience than living on land in an apartment! If you wanted to try houseboat life, this Seattle spot is a good choice.
Creekfront Cottage in Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Conveniently located near lakes and hiking trails, this pet-friendly cottages in Blowing Rock, North Carolina sleeps three and has an awesome spiral staircase.
Mount Dora, FL BOHO Tiny Home Vacation
You’ll have your own little chiminea and cozy outdoor space when you stay in this BOHO ESCAPE model tiny house in Mount Dora, Florida. It’s pet-friendly for up to one small dog.
Mountain Air Treehouse Near Hot Springs National Park
This is one of six amazing treehouses you can rent on a 27-acre property in Arkansas. It’s not pet-or-kid-friendly, but for a couple this would be a great retreat from the city.
Torch Lake Bunkhouse in Township, Michigan
There’s a grill and fire pit in the middle of the quiet woods — just where I want to be during this pandemic! Ideal for two to three guests.
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