Arizona, also known as “The Grand Canyon State”, attracts visitors from all around the world to come to see this unique natural wonder that inspired the state’s nickname. While there is plenty to do in and around the Grand Canyon itself, you might want to explore it more in-depth or take advantage of the variety of options in the area while you’re here.
Many people like to stay in the park for a day or two, but most nearby hotels and resorts are typically just as crowded as the campsites and lodges in the park. For adventurous travelers who like privacy and quiet, renting an Airbnb is a great way to stay close to the Grand Canyon without getting stuck in the tourist traffic. Here are some unique Airbnb rentals near the Grand Canyon that are really the icing on the cake. For a more authentic southwestern vacation, be sure to add these Airbnb stays to the top of your bucket list!
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Whether you are looking for a quiet weekend or an active family trip to the Grand Canyon this is the place for you. This comfortable off-grid tiny house is the perfect place to escape and get lost in the beauty of nature. It is set in a quiet and remote location with no neighbors so you can fully enjoy the privacy in this property. It has 1 bedroom with 2 beds and can accommodate up to 3 guests. You’ll be amazed at the spectacular views, mesmerizing sunrises, awe-inspiring sunsets, and a breathtaking star-filled sky. At just a short drive to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon this house will leave you rested and ready for adventure!
Experience the quiet of life in the country while staying in a beautifully renovated and restored 1965 Airstream. This classic beauty is set up on a private .5 acre with incredible mountain views. The whole space is open and inviting and crafted for comfort. Cozy up inside or sit outside to watch as the sun sets between Mount Elden and the San Francisco Peaks.
The trailer is 25ft long and has been lovingly renovated. It is equipped with 2 beds, a fully-stocked kitchen for easy cooking, and a full shower and bath. And to maximize space, there is a storage area under the queen bed for suitcases and there is also a spot where you can hang your clothes. The whole space is very open and inviting that you would want to stay in it forever.
This Grand Canyon Bungalow is located 1 mile south of the Grand Canyon National Park and it is the closest Airbnb to the park. This bungalow is a nature lover’s perfect getaway as it is nestled in the Ponderosa Pines and surrounded by trails and natural wonders.
The house has a comfortable laid back vibe that lends itself well to the area. It can accommodate up to 6 guests and it has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Now, inside the bungalow, you’ll enjoy the benefits of a fully-stocked kitchen that has all the utensils to cook a full meal. Like to grill? There is a brand new propane grill just steps away from the front door.
If you’d like to be in the middle of nowhere with a view of a billion stars at night, willing to be rugged and unplugged, then this is it, this is the place! Nomad’s Pad is a collection of off-grid, nomadic boutique tents in the enigmatic Northern Arizona landscape with panoramic views and radiant starry night skies. This pad is camped inside a private ranch community so there are multiple tent sites inside the property. But the tents are at least 500 feet apart to give guests the maximum privacy.
Located just 30 minutes outside of the Grand Canyon South Rim entrance. Designed for those seeking a unique and immersive outdoor experience with a modern-day Wild West vibe. The tent is made of durable natural fiber and it is water and weather resistant. The tent floor is made of PVC with a heavy-duty zipper groundsheet. And inside the tent, there are 2 beds good for 3 people. Each tent site is private, includes a personal fire pit, hammock, outdoor furniture plus hangout area, and camp stove, There is an available outdoor shower that is shared with all guests.
The Park’s largest lodging facility, the Yavapai main lodge, and its east and west branches are attractively nestled amid the pinon and juniper pygmy forest next to Mather Business Center in Grand Canyon Village.
This lodging facility features modern accommodation all-year-round for travelers. There is 1 bed and it can accommodate 2 guests. It has all the amenities available for a typical hotel/motel accommodation in Grand Canyon. This place is perfect for families or friends, plus you get to stay inside the Grand Canyon National Park.
This large yet cozy house is located in a very safe neighborhood near the Grand Canyon, and perfectly-sized for families or a group of friends. It’s equipped with all the essential amenities such as free WiFi, large screen TVs, Pool Table, Darts, Cable & Gaming. There are three bedrooms in this house that accommodate up to 12 people. Guests have access to the large hot tub, a charcoal BBQ grill, and a fire pit with plenty of seating to enjoy the mountain views.
Tranquil and relaxing, perfect as a base camp to visit Sedona, Grand Canyon, NAU graduations, North Pole Experience, Polar Express, Oak Creek, and more. Secluded yet still close to everything.
Off-the-grid and away from it all! With porch views of the San Francisco Peaks and stellar sunsets, this is the perfect setting for unplugging and taking in the beauty of the American southwest. The cabin is 30 minutes from the Grand Canyon National Park, but far enough away that you can enjoy the peace and quiet away from the tourists and traffic. Amenities include an indoor fireplace, pack-n-play cribs, and a fully-stocked kitchen. There are also other nearby attractions, including Bearizona, Flagstaff Downtown, the Scenic Skyride at Snow Bowl, and the famous Antelope Canyon.
If you are looking for a nice and budget-friendly house to stay in near the Grand Canyon, then this is perfect for you. This tiny zen home is located in the heart of West Sedona and it can be a perfect home base for your Grand Canyon getaway.
This cozy home has everything you need from a whirlpool tub to an electric fireplace. You’ll wake up to amazing views from a queen-size Tempurpedic mattress. You can also cook amazing meals with a kitchen that has a hot plate and convection oven. And since this is a tiny house, it can accommodate 2 guests, and it has 1 bed and 1 bathroom.
Happy Happy Joy Joy is a European styled B&B and the closest B&B to the Grand Canyon’s Soth Rim! On top of the cozy, comfortable, and clean rooms, you’ll enjoy breakfast each day in the form of a sit-down Southwestern-style meal or the owner’s signature South Rim Breakfast Picnic (to-go).
The Happy Happy Joy Joy B&B sits on 20 acres of serene land filled with desert wildlife. The property is a Certified Wildlife Habitat with the National Wildlife Federation, and guests frequently observe deer, elk, pronghorn sheep, songbirds, hummingbirds, coyotes, jackrabbits, and various raptors. Also, you can see stars and the Milky Way horizon-to-horizon, especially on new moon nights! However, full-moon nights are something to experience too. These are just a few special qualities you’ll experience here, oh-so-close, to the Grand Canyon.
Located on a secluded 20 acres, this property will let you experience North Arizona’s wilderness away from tourist crowds. Less than 30 minutes from the National Park, the property is a great base camp to experience the Grand Canyon. This home used to be a small family cattle ranch. Now it’s a modern vacation home with central A/C, Internet, a washer and dryer, and a fully-stocked kitchen, but it’s still surrounded by wilderness. You’ll also enjoy the expansive view of the starlit night sky.
Bright and relaxing place close to Grand Canyon. Feel welcome to just relax and enjoy a good read in the warm and snug living room. When you’re hungry, you can grab some groceries and whip up a delicious meal in the kitchen. Choose between the two bedrooms which come with a queen-size bed each. The first bedroom is large and well-decorated so you can feel right at home, while the second bedroom has a skylight, so lay down and enjoy a stargazing opportunity. Safe neighborhood, quiet evenings, and weekends, a very relaxing place to be so close to downtown!
This place is a perfect private getaway! Great for small families, couples, and solo travelers alike. Minutes to Flagstaff Snow Park, the North Pole Experience, and 30 mins to the Polar Express. A great home base to the Grand Canyon as well. A separate entrance leads you into your own private kitchen, living room, bathroom, and bedroom. There is also a private washer and dryer in the unit, available for your use! Whether it be rain or shine, you can hang out under the outdoor seating area on the deck.
This Grand Canyon vacation rental is a uniquely-shaped and cozy cabin that is surrounded by nature, so you can have a relaxing holiday here. This amazing cabin borders Coconino National Forest on the north and south sides, and it’s a great mix of a peaceful rural area with great vistas but 10 minutes from the excitement of a vibrant mountain town.
The 1970’s era cabin is rustic, cozy, very open, and functional with a fully-stocked kitchen, comfy bedroom, and incredible views of the forest and the mountains from all rooms and 3 decks. The hosts have been restoring this cabin using only recycled sustainable building materials and plant-based coatings.
Staying in this Dome House will let you have a once in a lifetime experience of sleeping under the night sky. This space looks like a bubble and it has a glass-like ceiling that allows you to have uninterrupted views of the sky. On clear nights you can lay in bed counting shooting stars and have a wonderful view of the amazing milky way. On rainy nights, you can melt into a plush top memory foam mattress as the rain washes away all worries.
The inside of the dome house has 1 bedroom with a heated bed for 2 people. There are two other units on this property but each has its own space. There is also a fire pit on the property so guests can get warm during cold months.
A bright, clean, and well-organized retreat, this central 3 BR 2 bath is the perfect home-base to explore Grand Canyon, Sedona, Snow Bowl skiing, and downtown Flagstaff. The house features a lovely wrap-around deck, sky-high windows, a 10-person dining table, and separate common spaces for kids and adults. Guests can also have access to the Jacuzzi, fully-stocked kitchen, and covered deck with amazing views.
This is a great place to stay if you are exploring the Grand Canyon. This first class room is located just a mile from the South Rim entrance which is open all year round and has some of the most spectacular views that can only be seen during winter months.
All the guest rooms have a mini-fridge and microwave for any midday snack. And after a day of exploring the beautiful Grand Canyon, you can unwind and swim in the indoor pool and whirlpool.
If you love nature with a big splash of 50’s nostalgia then this is the Airstream for you! It is actually an authentic 50’s diner couch with 50’s Coca-Cola memorabilia.
Experience these historic natural lands outside the Grand Canyon on 1 acre of land with a private driveway to park cars near the airstream. There is only 1 bedroom inside the airstream and it can only fit up to 3 guests and a kitchen to cook meals. 30 minutes drive to the Grand Canyon National Park.
The Bohemian Bungalow is a quiet space that is fully furnished to make your stay easy and relaxing. It’s two blocks away from National Arizona University. Although it is quite far from the Grand Canyon, this can be a great option if you are doing stopovers around Arizona before heading to the Grand Canyon.
It has a great sleeping loft with a comfy bed that includes a skylight and several outdoor view windows, a fully-stocked kitchen, TV, and Bluetooth stereo. Since this is just a loft studio, it can accommodate up to 3 guests for a very reasonable price.
Enjoy a time of memorable stargazing and panoramic views while sitting by the fire. Named after the sacred Red Butte mountain, this rental is an impressively large off-grid safari tent with all the necessities. Red Beauty comes well equipped with its own outdoor bathroom, grill, hammock, deck, and much more to make a comfortable experience.
Lotus Yurt is meticulously curated to provide you with luxurious amenities while staying true to the camping experience. It’s just 40 minutes away from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
The Yurt is located on a 7-acre land shared with other glampers but they have separated the Yurts so guests can have privacy. The interior is well-equipped with a full-size memory foam mattress, and two individual memory foam foldable floor mattresses. The decor sends out desert vibes and serves as the perfect backdrop for your Instagram. It also has a small outdoor shower with hot water, and a tiny kitchen area with a two-burner camping stove, french press coffee maker with coffee, mini-refrigerator, pots/pans, and basic utensils for prepping a quick meal.
Prime location in the heart of downtown Flagstaff! This condo sits just above Historic Brewing Company’s downtown location with a super friendly staff, over 20 craft beer options on tap, wine, and a full pub menu. Enjoying beautiful views of the peaks all while being walking distance to all the hip breweries, cafes, yoga studios, rock climbing gym, and trendy restaurants.
With all the appliances available to you in the bright kitchen, you can cook yourself a delicious meal. When you’re feeling sleepy, you can retreat into any of the 2 bedrooms. If you want to socialize with some locals, you can head downstairs to the Historic Brewing Barrel + Bottle House and grab a drink.
My Sedona Place is a Sedona vacation rental that offers an entire home, fully furnished with 3 bedrooms, two full baths, skylights, a large bright open living area, a fully equipped kitchen, a beautiful patio – and some truly spectacular Red Rock views! This vacation rental consists of a geodesic dome home, with over 1500 sq ft of bright, open living, situated on more than half an acre in a secluded and quiet location in West Sedona. It’s only a hundred yards from the start of some magnificent hikes that take you around airport mesa, through Carroll Canyon, or directly down to Cathedral Rock and Buddha Beach.
The Desert Sage Chalet is more than just a vacation rental, it truly is your home away from home. The house is fully furnished with everything you need to have a comfortable, relaxing stay. On a chilly day, you can warm up by the fireplace while relaxing on the sofa. Bright and cheery, the kitchen comes well-stocked with all the necessary appliances you’ll need to cook a delicious meal. In total. there are 2 adjoined bedrooms.
The biggest features the Desert Sage Chalet has to offer are the stunning mountain views and spectacular sunsets. When you step outside, the air is filled with the aroma of desert sage. At night the sky is filled with billions of stars.
Gather up your friends and have fun while playing a game of pool or foosball in the roomy living room. Guests will have access to 2 private bedrooms (queen size beds) and a huge shared family room. The family room area has a television, foosball table, and pool table. There is a kitchen table available along with a small refrigerator and microwave oven downstairs to prepare light meals. There is also a fire pit in the back yard for s’mores and star gazing at the end of a long day.
As the home sits nestled between the Kaibab mountain range and the red cliffs, you can enjoy the breathtaking views. Miles to Bryce Canyon (80miles), North Grand Canyon (80miles), Antelope Canyon (84miles), and other spectacular attractions.
Enjoy a peaceful night in this beautiful modern Airstream parked on 13 acres of land, and it is only 30 minutes from the entrance of the Grand Canyon. The Airstream nestled in a secluded area with a few other rentals, but they are far enough to ensure privacy for all guests.
There is only 1 bed for 2 people, an additional twin air mattress, and a laptop-friendly workspace. The basic necessities are also provided including a French press coffee maker, coffee sugar, and a kitchen. No light population allows for incredible stargazing and absorbing the peace of the Arizona wilderness. Sunrise and sunset are incredible over mountain views. Wake up early and you might just see elk or deer outside your window.
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