Airbnb is more than a resource for finding a place to sleep at night. This vacation rental website is a great way to find historic houses and interesting stays, which can transform your overnight stay into a unique experience. If you love history and enjoy staying in rentals with personality, consider these historic houses you can rent through Airbnb:
This home was built in the 1880s and is the epitome of Southern style. The attention to detail is flawless, taking you back to the charm of southern living in previous decades. It is known as the “Rutledge Kitchen House” and is located in the South of Broad Neighborhood – surrounded by many other beautiful mansions. It’s an easy walk to restaurants, shops, museums, and gardens.
Have you always dreamed about staying in a castle? This wish can come true in Hollywood Hills, California. The castle was built in 1931 and includes the best combination of historic details with modern conveniences: stained glass, turrets, high ceilings, chandeliers, and more.
Elfreth’s Alley in Philadelphia is the oldest residential street in the United States. This apartment dates back to the 1700s! You can enjoy a historical stay with all of the modern renovations to make your visit comfortable. The living area is spacious, and the apartment also includes an outside balcony where you can enjoy the fresh air.
An old firehouse in Washington DC has been renovated into an incredible penthouse, offering 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and luxury living. This Airbnb rental is located in one of the most popular areas in DC: the Shaw Neighborhood. The building was built in 1884 and originally housed the area’s first Fully African American Fire company. In 2017, it was renovated by a world-famous interior designer and offers a beautiful stay for you to enjoy.
Located in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, this home was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1938. The famous house was featured on the Netflix Show: The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals (season 2, episode 1). He referred to the property as his “dream home,” and it’s easy to why: bright rooms, cozy fireplaces, and a magical place where you can unwind and enjoy time with your loved ones.
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