Been quarantined too long? Looking for something different?
Doesn't a cabin in the woods sound appealing? Whether you're looking to write your latest novel, want to get into meditation or save a relationship or isolate yourself from all of humanity, a cabin seems like a great option. But you don't want just any cabin. With these special programs, you're guaranteed to receive a well-cleaned, stocked, unique camping experience that will allow you to experience nature with the help of all the creature comforts you need.
1. Rent a Cabin With Getaway
Getaway sets users up with special cabin retreats across America. Cabins, which are tiny and specially designed, come stocked with cooking supplies, provisions, fresh linens, and even an outdoor area with a fire pit and a picnic table. These unique cabins look straight out of a dream.
In addition to offering escapes for the average overwhelmed city-goer, they also offer options for artists through their Artist Fellowship and are providing 365 free nights for Black people working towards social change (and you can nominate anyone you know here).
2. Go Glamping in a Tiny House
Glampinghub.com offers a huge number of options for anyone looking to stay in a pristine tiny house around the world. You'll find exquisite handcrafted tiny houses in North Carolina, magical A-frame tiny houses near Zion National Park, and so much more. You can also refine your search by sifting through tree houses, safari tents, igloos, caravans, barns, secluded cabins, beach villas, and more.
Glamping is defined as "the activity of camping with some of the comforts and luxuries of home." Generally more eco-friendly and more sustainable than hotels, glamping allows you to experience the beauty of the outdoors while also maintaining all the comforts of luxury 21st century living. Glamping Hub pairs you with hosts who will make sure your journey goes smoothly, and they try to prioritize beautiful, somehow "special" locations.
3. Find a Unique Camping Experience With Hipcamp
With spots everywhere from Texas to San Diego to Hawaii, Hipcamp allows users to live out their wildest camping fantasies in the locations of their dreams. Describing itself as "the most comprehensive guide to camping in the nation," Hipcamp offers locations in every state.
Hipcamp's founder was inspired to start the platform when she was unable to find any land to camp on. Today, Hipcamp has partnerships with thousands of landowners, who share their land with campers. Calling itself a "growing community of good-natured people and the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays," the organization "works to support those who care for the land and get more people out under the stars."
4. Find the Perfect Destination on Airbnb
Airbnb may be the obvious choice for finding a rental, but their listings are truly treasure troves. You can search for a weekend trip or a months-long rental, and its settings allow you to filter options by price, location, and much more.
Airbnb also allows you to browse online experiences as well as unique, non-traditional resting places and unusual homes, including domes, huts, huge cabins, silo-shaped houses, caves, castles, floating homes, and more.
Unyoked is "waging a war on busy" by setting people up with idyllic wilderness vacations. They set guests up with unconventional, off-the-beaten path trips to natural locations across Australia and encourage patrons to find their zen through off-the-grid experiences.
While locations are relegated to Australia, their blog and site also offers a great deal of inspiration, whether you're looking to do some navel-gazing and learn more about yourself, looking to improve your staycation, or just dreaming of your next great escape.