Pennsylvania staycation Airbnb

7 Unique Places To Stay For A Pennsylvania Staycation

As more people are looking for places to stay a little closer to home this summer, we’re rounded up the most unique Airbnbs to book for a Pennsylvania staycation. These beautiful, rural homes range from tiny houses to cosy cabins and luxury mansions. You won’t feel like you’re missing out on any far-flung vacation here…

Unique Places to Stay for a Pennsylvania Staycation

1. 1941 Restored Vintage Caboose – Lock Haven

Train fanatic? You’ll love this unique Airbnb. Everything in the Caboose has been restored to original condition. Retrofitting has made it possible to have shower, flush toilet, sinks, dinette, microwave, and linens for the beds! This unique space has all the comforts of home, while being able to enjoy history.

2. Scandinavian Cabin Treehouse – Huntingdon

This one-of-a-kind authentic Norwegian Stabbur/Treehouse is on 80 acres of fields and forest with hiking trails and trout stream. The cosy cabin was built as a replica of those on farms in Norway. Every detail in the cabin is full of Scandinavian style, perfect for a remote adventure.

3. Amish Bed & Breakfast – Paradise

Guests who stay in the Paradise Amish Bed and Breakfast have a rare opportunity to interact with an Amish family. This simple accommodation has 2 bedrooms (sleeps 6 guests in 1 queen & 2 full size beds), a full kitchen, sitting room & bathroom w/shower. There are horses and chickens, as well as a large vegetable garden out back. A tour of the property may be available if time allows!

4. Forever Young Tiny House – Elizabethtown

This 40 foot shipping container tiny home is a unique find at Tiny Estates. The home boasts historic barn wood and other unique architectural accents. Guests can relax in the first floor bedroom or off the private back deck! The grounds here have propane fire pits, hot tubs and wood burning fire pits.

5. The Mansion In The Pines – Myerstown

Want a luxury staycation in Pennsylvania for a big group? This is perfect. Built by Isaac S. Long in the 1860s, The Mansion in The Pines comes rich with character and historical significance. It sleeps 16+ guests, with a beautifully modern chef’s kitchen, high ceilings and grounds to explore.

6. The Dome Home – Aspers

This pretty dome home is in the heart of apple country surrounded by orchards and only 10 minutes from Pine Grove Furnace State Park and 25 minutes from Gettysburg. It sleeps six guests with cosy beds and a great kitchen. Enjoy the sounds of nature as you disconnect from the busyness of the world relaxing on the back deck.

7. Floating Cabin – Philadelphia

Experience Philly like few have- on the Love ‘Ark, a custom built cabin atop a 25’ boat hull, suitable for adventurous souls looking for a unique place that’s walking distance to Philly’s top destinations! This unique houseboat has spectacular bridge views, a super comfy queen bed and a cute back deck for sunset viewing.

Pennsylvania staycation

Pennsylvania staycation

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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