10 Most Unusual Places to Stay in the U. S.
Sometimes, a plain vacation just doesn’t cut it. Often, we tend to break loose from the mundane humdrum of everyday life and seek out a completely unsettling experience. For those who are the happiest when you fit perfectly among misfits, here is a list of 10 unusual places to stay in the U.S. that are sure to kick start your senses.
1. Treebones Resort, Big Sur, California
If you want to get in touch with your wild side, the human nest at Tree-bones offers a one of a kind experience at $150 per night. Enjoy sleeping underneath the stars and the spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean while you’re nestled like a bird in a woven wooden nest.
2. Jules Undersea Lodge in Key Largo, Florida
An underwater research facility turned into a hotel, it’s one of the select few operational underwater hotels in the world. It is approx 21 feet below sea level; the accommodation comprises of 20 foot chambers with a brilliant view of the underwater marine life.
3. Wigwam Village Motel in Holbrook, Arizona
This motel started in the 1950s and has a complete mid-century appeal with beautiful vintage cars parked on the entire property. Sleeping in the Native American-inspired tipi is a wonderful experience. Each tipi contains hickory furniture that is completely hand-made together with a shower, beds, toilet and a sink.
4. Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary
This farm animal sanctuary is a renovated 19th-century farmhouse. It has 23 acres of land that is dedicated to rescued cows, goats, pigs, chickens, sheep, turkeys and a donkey. It has four bedrooms and a common kitchen and living area. You can receive discounts on your stay here by cleaning coops or shoveling poop! It offers a complete farm stay experience.
5. Dog Bark Park Inn on Highway 95 in Cottonwood, Idaho
Dubbed as ‘Sweet Willy’, this is America’s biggest beagle guest house. It is a two-bedroom bed and breakfast open between April and October. It is a great way to unplug since it has no phone or television but you get to enjoy a tasty breakfast.
6. Casa Gallina, Taos, New Mexico
Well known for its Native American culture, skiing and a thriving art scene. The casitas are decorated by the local artists and offer the visitors a beautiful view of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains coupled with the comforts of home.
7. The Red Caboose Motel, Pennsylvania
Set on a vast area in Amish farming community, Red Caboose Motel offers a unique experience to its visitors. The guests can actually spend the night in their own caboose which is very spacious with either one or two bedrooms and has a full bed and bunk bed. One of the historic mountain lodges, the caboose cars here are fully equipped with modern amenities.
8. The Bivvi, Breckenridge, Colorado
Designed for adventurers, the Bivvi Hostel in Breckenridge is a cozy mountain lodge that offers its guests comfortable and contemporary accommodation options together with modern amenities and also breathtaking views of the area. You sure feel kinda different from the world once you stay here.
9. The Shady Dell, Bisbee, Arizona
Providing trailer and camping spaces to the travelers across the renowned Highway 80, Shady Dell boasts 9 wonderful and completely restored quirky and vintage aluminum travel trailers and camper vans for the guests to enjoy their stay here. There is also a Bridal Suite – a 1949 Airstream – displaying wedding albums in black and white.
10. The Crash Pad, Chattanooga, Tennessee
This is a unique, eco-friendly hostel located in Chattanooga’s Southside neighborhood. It has boutique-style private rooms as well as 24 bunk beds in a common area. It features all modern amenities that are usually found in a business hotel including free including Wi-Fi and free access to the computer round the clock.
It’s not every day that we get an opportunity to explore the weird and the whacky. So places like these give you the chance to open your mind and see the true extent of variety that the United States has to offer for its citizens and tourists.