The Best Tiny House Rentals for Your Next Mini Vacay

The Evolve Team
The Evolve Team
April 19, 2022

Vacations are often made memorable by the destination, but staying in a tiny house rental is an adventure all its own no matter where you are. These getaways usually offer a standout travel experience, giving you plenty of opportunity to get out and explore before getting cozy indoors.  

Plus, recent data shows tiny houses are one of the most-listed unique vacation rental types, so you’re likely to find one near your favorite destination.

Book any of these charming tiny home rentals next time you’re searching for a compact cabin or a pint-sized paradise. No matter what kind of vacation you need, you’re sure to find a little something to explore.

Craving a tiny home vacation with a big city vibe? This chic, modern house is right near the heart of Austin — and there’s a pool and hot tub included!

1. Tiny Treehouse for Two

Exterior of a tiny house rental in Alabama with a long walkway, outdoor seating area and fire pit

Experience tranquil treehouse vibes when you escape to this quaint studio near the town of Valley Head, AL. The tiny hideaway is full of charm, complete with cozy spaces that make it perfect for a romantic getaway. You can explore the scenic outdoors at Lookout Mountain and Little River Canyon Falls Park, or visit the nearby artsy town of Mentone.

Speaking of artsy, be sure to visit the on-site pottery studio of this tiny house rental. After, you can top off the evening with a toast by the balcony fire, a stroll through the surroundings, or a meal cooked together in your secluded home for two.

2. Mini Tin Cabin

Tiny tin cabin rental surrounded by mountain wilderness in Utah

Never judge a tiny house by its exterior, especially when it’s this unique granary-turned-cabin. Found in the Utah wilderness, it looks like a large tin silo from the outside, but the inside has everything you need for a few restful days off the beaten track. 

When you’re not enjoying the gorgeous mountain range views or taking advantage of the nearby hiking and mountain biking, retire to this rustic-yet-modern tiny home to cook up a meal in the farmhouse kitchen or take a soak in the classic clawfoot tub.

Seeking a cozy cabin that fits an even bigger group? This cleverly designed 300 square foot cabin with a hot tub in Hermosa, SD can sleep up to 8 guests!

3. Tiny Ozarks Escape

Tiny house rental with furnished patio and seating area next to trees in Branson Missouri near the Ozarks

Take a break and head to Missouri for a serene stay in this classic cabin near the Ozark Mountains. It’s a charming tiny home with wooden details and furnishings throughout, matching the surrounding forest vibes. Not to mention the porch patio is a perfect place to sit and enjoy a cup of morning coffee while soaking in the wooded wilderness. 

This rental also makes it easy to enjoy peace and privacy without sacrificing proximity, since Branson and its many activities are just a short drive away. A can’t miss-activity: the mystical underground Talking Rocks Cavern!

4. Artsy Adobe Studio

Colorful tiny house rental in Arizona with painted murals

Escape and unwind in this artsy adobe cottage that’s covered in larger-than-life murals. Just a short day trip from Tucson, it’s an Arizona escape that offers a balance of indoor comfort and opportunity for outdoor adventure. From the easy access to parks and trails to the charming decor and quaint breakfast nook, it really is a tiny house rental that can quickly feel like home.

Couples can also enjoy a romantic getaway soaking up sun in the patio hammock together, while solo travelers can relish the quiet, or seek extra company in the community space and shared hot tub.

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5. Cozy Remote Cabin

Tiny home cabin with Adirondack chairs and a fire pit, surrounded by Montana land and a bright blue sky

You’ll feel extra tiny when staying among the vast landscapes and towering mountains that surround this off-the-grid home in Augusta, MT. It’s a unique moment to capture the true spirit of the wild west, with sweeping views of the Rocky Mountains and wildlife roaming just outside your door. 

You can also take a day trip to Glacier National Park for bucket-list hikes and drives, then come back to relax by the fire pit or snuggle up in the loft.

6. Woodsy Tiny Home

Tiny house rental in Winnsboro, TX with a furnished porch and grill, surrounded by trees

It’s not every day that a tiny house rental comes with tons of space. This modern farm-style home in Winnsboro, TX sits on its own private pasture, complete with pond access for fishing and paddle boats, a gazebo and game room, and plenty of friendly farm animals to visit. 

The wooded forests here are perfect for anyone in need of a luxury vacation at a leisurely pace, and the town’s lively Main Street is just a quick drive away when you’re ready for a little more hustle and bustle. You can even bring your four-legged companion to this pet-friendly tiny home, since vacations are best when they’re with your furry friends.

7. Secluded Tiny Cabin

Tiny log cabin in the woods with lots of pine trees and relaxing chairs in the front

Nestled in the forest near the Great Smoky Mountains, this remote cabin offers plenty of modern comforts and amenities. From a flat screen TV and fireplace for a cozy night inside, to a hot tub and grill for an evening outdoors, it’s a tiny house that has everything you need for a comfortable getaway in the mountains. 

Quick access to outdoor activities is another big perk for any nature lovers staying here — there are a bunch of trailheads within minutes, and recreation hotspots like Tom Branch Falls and Nantahala Outdoor Center are a quick drive away. If you’re more about culture and community, take a trip to downtown Bryson City for shops and dining, or head north to Cherokee for some casino fun and authentic Native American crafts.

8. Quaint Island Cottage

Tiny Hawaiian cottage rental on a coffee bean farm surrounded by lush foliage and tropical plants

Whether you’re off on a solo adventure or in search of a couples vacation, this tiny home near the beach is the ultimate Big Island home base. Those seeking adventure can find plenty of activities in the Holualoa area, whether it’s sailing, snorkeling, or a fun boat tour. And when you’re ready to dip your toes in the sand, beautiful beaches are just minutes away (Kahalu’u Beach Park and Magic Sands Beach Park are the closest).

Once back at the cottage, the ocean views from this private deck overlook a small coffee farm, creating the perfect setting to unwind. When you’re ready to head inside, you can put your cooking skills to the test in the fully-equipped kitchen.

9. Colorful Pet-Friendly Cabin

Colorful turquoise cottage surrounded by foliage and greenery with Adirondack chairs for seating

Cute and quirky combine to create a homey vibe in this colorful North Carolina cabin. Settled in Arden, the home is just 20 minutes outside Asheville — one of the most pet-friendly vacation destinations — so it makes sense that this adorable tiny house rentals welcomes four-legged friends, too.

With spectacular views of the surrounding greenery, you’ll feel immersed in the forest during your stay. The great news is you’re still close to local hot spots, breweries, and activities, so you can easily find entertainment just minutes away. Be sure to take a drive through the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway before you head back to the house for a relaxing lounge by the fire pit.

10. Tiny Hawaiian Paradise

Light blue tiny house rental in Kailua-Kona, HI with an elevated front porch with stair access, surrounded by lush vegetation

Lush rainforests, beautiful views, volcanoes nearby — you can’t ask for much more when it comes to tiny travel in Hawaii. This convenient, cozy home in Kailua-Kona is ideal if you want to spend your days exploring natural wonders, with prime spots like Volcano National Park, Onekahakaha Beach, and Kaumana Caves just a short drive away.

Once back home, you’ll feel re-energized by bright, updated interior spaces. Soak up the vibrant green surroundings and natural light through this tiny home’s many windows, or get out and see the foliage firsthand.

11. Creekside Cabin

Secluded tiny cabin rental in a lush forest with a picnic table bench, chair, and small grill with a propane tank just outside.

In the heart of the Alaskan wilderness and sitting on three acres of wooded land, this cozy log cabin awaits. You can spend your days fishing the creek and exploring the landscape, then head to the fire pit for a night of toasted marshmallows and stargazing. When it’s time to head indoors, the heated floors will warm you from the ground up while the hidden wall bed invites you to settle in for the evening. 

With the Alaskan coast just two miles away, it’s easy to road trip to the shore for ocean views and whale watching tours. Be sure to visit the nearby Kenai Fjords National Park, where misty mountains, dense forests, and native wildlife thrive.

When craving all the coastal vibes, you can also try this oceanside tiny home in Palm Harbor, FL that’s just steps from the marina.

12. Idyllic Forest Studio

Tiny home with elevated back porch situated on the side of a lush forest mountainscape in New England, with an additional bright blue building in the background

Head to enchanting Edgecomb, ME for a New England escape in this wood-crafted studio. The home has a furnished balcony with scenic views of dense forest trees, plus large windows for plenty of natural light. The house is modest, but the fully-stocked kitchenette has all you need for a pleasant stay. 

With easy access to nearby attractions like the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and Pemaquid Lighthouse, coastal exploration is at the top of the to-do list during this tiny house vacation. You can hike, bike, or fish, then chow down on a classic seafood dinner before heading back to the comforts of  your home away from home.

Book the Best Tiny House Rentals with Evolve

Tiny homes are small, but never forgotten. Wherever your next adventure takes you, trust Evolve to help you find the perfect place to stay. We’re proud to offer a wide variety of vacation home sizes and types in hundreds of locations, and our Rest Easy Promise guarantees your space will always be clean and ready for a great stay. 

Tiny travel isn’t the only way to make your getaway dreams come true, either. We have plenty of ideas for vacation inspiration, from the best wine regions and coolest road trip stops to the most charming small towns to visit in between.

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