Sometimes, you just wanna get the heck out of Dodge… aka Columbus.
If you’ve got the itch to take a relaxing break, but you don’t have the time or budget for a crazy trip, listen up. There are so many cool little spots you can check out without even leaving the Buckeye State.
Load up the car, pack the essentials, and hit the road. It’s time to explore Ohio from the comfort of some of the coolest Airbnb rentals the state has to offer.
The Ohio City Getaway | Cleveland
About the Airbnb: This historic Airbnb accommodates up to 6 guests with 2 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The loft-style home was built in the 1800s and is the Cleveland Homes Historic Landmark list.
Price: $141 per night
What we love most: There’s a lot to love about this quirky gem, but the best feature, hands down, has got to be that amazing rooftop patio!
Magical Barn | Amherst
About the Airbnb: This recycled barn is truly one of a kind. It’s a huge space complete with a saloon-style bar, a stage, a kitchenette, a loft with a king-size bed and clawfoot tub, and beautiful views of the surrounding orchards. But you should be warned, during the cherry-picking season, you may hear the sound of cannon fire. Don’t be alarmed, they aren’t real cannons and they’re specifically to scare birds off the cherry trees, not guests out of the Airbnb!
Price: $149 per night
What we love most: This Airbnb is all about good vibes, and that’s what we can’t get over. From the hip-tastic art to the macrame, we love it all.
The Lodge on the Hill | Sugarcreek
About the Airbnb: If you’re planning a big getaway with friends or family, don’t overlook The Lodge on the Hill. This massive retreat, located in the heart of Ohio Amish country, sleeps upwards of 16 people 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.
Price: $395 per night
What we love most: The amenities at the Lodge are incredible, including a basketball hoop, fire pit, heated pool with tiki bar, and a regulation pool table. If you’re looking for fun family time, this is it.
Downtown/OTR Home with Stunning Views | Cincinnati
About the Airbnb: Headed to the Queen City? Please check out this stunning, Over-the-Rhine Airbnb. It’s beautifully decorated and sleeps up to 6 guests with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
Price: $69 per night
What we love most: The outdoor space at this place is unreal. It has stunning views of Cincinnati from its second-floor balcony and the garden is insanely peaceful.
The Box Hop | Hocking Hills
About the Airbnb: This unique Airbnb, built out of storage containers, is nestled in the heart of Hocking Hills and sleeps 8 guests with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
Price: $275 per night
What we love most: Is it lame to say that we love everything about The Box Hop? Because we do. And you can read about how much we love it here.
Silver Lining House | Perrysburg
About the Airbnb: This modern, light-filled Airbnb was inspired by the Mid Century Modern era of design. It sleeps up to 4 guests, with 2 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.
Price: $117 per night
What we love most: I love how bright this place is. It feels like the sort of retreat I’d want when I was hunkering down to do some writing or just wanted to curl up with a good book for the weekend.
Beachy Villa at St. Hazards Resort | Middle Bass Island
About the Airbnb: This tropical-themed getaway is located in St. Hazards Resort on Middle Bass Island. The villa can sleep up to 6 guests, but it only has one bedroom and one bathroom.
Price: $137 per night
What we love most: The best part about this rental is that you get access to the amenities at St. Hazards Resort, including a swimming pool, tiki bar, hot tub, a microbrewery, a beach bar, and more!
Originally published 2/18/19. Updated 2/26/20.
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