Unique & Unusual Vacation Rental Property In Texas

Anybody can stay in a hotel or an airbnb property - but you need to break the mold and experience one of these very unique and unusual vacation rental properties in Texas. Each of these rental properties will provide an unforgettable and very memorable experience that you'll cherish for a lifetime. Some might call the rental properties listed below as "glamping," glorious or luxury camping, but we consider them much more unusual and unique than clamping. Check 'um out and have fun! For other types of vacation and weekend rental properties, check Texas Outside's Vacation Lodging Page.

Usual & Unique Vacation Rental Properties in Texas


Spicewood, TX

Cypress Valley Canopy Tours Treehouse

Treehouses aren't just for kids anymore!  Cypress Valley offers adults the playfulness and joy of childhood, yet with adult comforts in their 5 treehouses. Two of their treehouses (Yoki and Lofthaven) offer romantic settings that include beautiful, private bath suites with soaking tubs. The Nest is a swiss family retreat with a small kitchen, two bedrooms, and a separate living room space. Juniper and Willow are one-room treehouses with a shared bathroom offering an elevated camping experience for those looking for adventure at a more economical price.

Sleeping in a treehouse at Cypress Valley is an adventure you won't forget.  Nestled in a comfy bed you might be lulled to sleep by the sound of the creek below, the hoot of owls, or other night sounds.  Waking in the morning, you can enjoy your coffee listening to songbirds. These romantic getaways have become a favorite for honeymoons, anniversaries, and proposals as well as an enchanted place to stay while exploring the Texas Hill Country.

If you going to stay at Cypress Valley Canopy Tours, you should also schedule a fun zipline tour and fly through the canopy of old-growth cypress trees, some up to 100 feet tall. Read about our stay fun Zip & Stay in one of the treehouses.

Cypress Valley Canopy Tours Tree house

Conestoga Settler’s Wagon

Fredericksburg, Texas

Baron's Creekside Conestoga Wagon rental

Barons Creekside is home to a replica of a 150 year old Conestoga Settler's Wagon that is available for rent! This unique rental covered by beautiful large trees is 220 square feet and has 2 bunk beds and a king size bed. It is also equipped with lanterns, dishes, utensils, an ice chest, and its own private fire pit with chairs, a charcoal BBQ grill  and a picnic table. Ten steps from the Wagon is your your own private bathroom with air conditioning and heating and a shower, vanity, and commode.

A short walk from the Wagon is Barons Creekside's unique and eclectic "The Club" - a combination wine bar, bistro, and tasting room with live music. Baron's Creekside offers lots of fun things to do onsite as well as in Fredericksburg plus they have some unique log cabins and chalets for rent.


Conestoga Covered Wagon

Cat spring, Texas

Blisswood Bed & Breakfast

During your stay at Blisswood B&B you can enjoy modern amenities and still get close to nature in this truly unique Texas getaway. The Conestoga Covered Wagon you'll stay in has air conditioning and heating, a private bathroom, a king size bed, small dining table and chairs, and a kitchen with a mini fridge, coffee maker, toaster, hot plate, electric skillet, and sink.

To enjoy the outdoors overlooking Lehmann Lake you have an outdoor gas grill, bistro table, and fire pit. During your stay you can have fun bike riding, bird watching, fishing, horseback riding, trap shooting, archery, and more.

Blisswood Bed & Breakfast


Terlingua, Texas

Basecamp Bubble

Located on the outskirts of Terlingua Ghost Town and just 20 minutes from Big Bend National Park, Basecamp offers a very unusual vacation rental and unique way to appreciate the starlit Texas skies by staying in a bubble! Texas Highway's Magazine describes it as "staying in a deluxe, transparent tent with the amenities of a hotel room." 

Some of the amenities include: a queen size bed, small seating area, full bathroom plus an outdoor shower, air conditioning and heat, Keurig coffee maker, mini-fridge, small indoor seating area, and an outdoor fire pit with lounge chairs.

Some of the fun things you can see and do during a stay in Terilingua include: hiking, biking, river rafting, horseback riding, golfing, and more. Check out Texas Outside's Terlingua and Big Bend Page to learn more.

Basecamp bubble vacation rental


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