Whether you’re traveling the world or exploring your own backyard, renting an Airbnb is not only a place to stay for the night, but an unforgettable experience, too! I’ve put together an epic list of 16 bucketlist-worthy stays in the Pacific Northwest—British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and Idaho. These are perfect for outdoor and adventure lovers.
This post was written in partnership with Airbnb—a place to find ‘adventures nearby or in faraway places and access unique homes, experiences, and places around the world’. As always, all opinions expressed are my own.
The Moosewood (Sunshine Valley Retreat):
This cozy Airbnb in Hope, BC is nestled among the old growth forest of the Cascade Mountains! “Experience cabin life at its best, and have as much or little adventure as you like.” Book it here.
Fern Gully (Redwood Cabin):
You’ll find this cozy west coast cabin in Jordan River, BC. This can be a part of an epic Vancouver Island road trip—because the Airbnb is “minutes from the cabins lie many beaches and hikes of all levels, including the start of the Juan de Fuca trail.” Book it here.
This unique stay in British Columbia is suspended from above and hangs completely off the ground and is built into the rock. It’s “built almost completely of reclaimed materials including cross-laminated timbers, glass and steel”. Book this epic Airbnb here.
This cozy Airbnb is located right on the ocean making it the perfect place to disconnect. You could hang out in the cabin, go stand up paddle boarding, make a campfire or go on a local hike. Book it here.
The Cabin at Ferngully:
In Bremerton, you’ll find this off-the-grid tiny house in the woods. The “property under the firs, cedars and madrone – the tiny house cabin is a full windowed view into nature, with a wrap around deck to look out on Mud Bay with water access to relax and unwind.” It’ll feel like you’re far away from the city, but in reality, you’re perfectly situated only five minutes off the highway and close to shops. Book it here.
Treehouse – Pete Nelson built 2017:
This cozy treehouse is suspended 55 feet above the ground! This Airbnb is “tucked away on 30 forested acres, the airy interior is comfortably furnished and bursting with natural light”. The wood craftsmanship is next level, is located in Redmond and been featured on Treehouse Masters (a reality TV show). Book it here.
Tye Haus (A-Frame Cabin):
This iconic Washington cabin lives up to the hype. Situated in Skykomish the woods near Steven’s Pass Ski Resort and some of the best hiking spots in the Central Cascades. “Whether you’re skiing in the winter or hiking, mountain biking or fishing in the summer, this cabin is right where you want to be.” Book this epic Airbnb here.
Also in Skykomish lies this mid-century style architectural beauty—both inside and out. This Airbnb “is a perfect cozy retreat in the woods, in a quiet town, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.” Book it here.
This cozy property sits right on the coast and is perched on a hillside that is close to Oceanside Village and, of course, the beach. “This cozy unit has the feel of a surf shack, or the quirky summer beach cabin from your childhood with all the lovely creature comforts – wifi, your own music streaming, good coffee, fluffy bathrobes and down comforters.” Book this beautiful Airbnb here.
Dome Sweet Dome:
This not only somewhere to sleep for the night in Oregon, but a must-do Airbnb experience. This newly renovated and stylish dome lies in a peaceful and private lot. It has “easy access to the Phil’s Trail system, Deschutes River Trail and quick bike ride to Old Mill area or downtown.” Book it here.
In Langlois, OR, you’ll find this epic treehouse that is right beside a relaxing waterfall—which will soothe you to bed at night and gently wake you in the morning. This Airbnb in the trees “is secluded, comfortable, and perfect for getting blissed out and recharged.” Book it here.
This beautiful mountain a-frame is nestled in the woods in Rhododendron, OR. It’s a one-of-a-kind contemporary and refined a-frame that was renovated in 2016. Book this epic Airbnb here.
Crystal Peak Lookout:
This is another must-experience Airbnb in Fernwood, ID. Sleep among the treetops with the singing birds, amazing views and more. “Crystal Peak Lookout was built in 1959 and was originally located in Chewelah, WA on top of Stranger Peak. In 1983 it was moved to Northern Idaho to the cedar and tamarack lined slopes of Crystal Peak. Completely remodeled in 2018, Crystal Peak Lookout is now an immersive deep-forest getaway for adventurous couples.” Book it here.
This stunning Airbnb sits in Garden Valley, ID. Both the inside and outside are Instagram worthy. “This mountain getaway is perfect for a group of friends, couples looking to spend a romantic weekend in the woods, those seeking solitude, outdoor enthusiasts and families.” Book it here.
MCR: (Go Glamping):
In Victor, ID, you’ll find this unique stay just off Old Jackson Highway, at the base of Teton Pass. “It’s just steps away and hiking trails into Grand Teton National Park are just out your front door.” In the colder months, winter camping or outdoor skills are recommended for this type of adventure. Book this epic Airbnb here.
Another epic Airbnb in Idaho is this yurt that is tucked away in beautiful aspens. The “yurt window overlooks a creek, Teton Valley, and Teton Mountain Range. Close access to Grand Targhee, Jackson Hole, Teton River, and Grand Teton National Park” so you can see views without leaving your stay. Book it here.
Happy exploring! If you’re looking for hikes to do in British Columbia, check out this blog post.
Let me know in the comments which epic stay you’d book and if you know of other bucketlist-worthy Airbnbs.