Are you looking to spend the holidays in an adorable Christmas town this year? Find out the best Airbnbs for Christmas in the cutest U.S. Christmas towns! Scroll down for our top picks!
They say there’s no place like home for the holidays, and yet, your town may feel a little dull when it comes to celebrating Christmas.
But don’t worry, I curated a list of the most adorable Christmas towns in the U.S. plus a few cozy Airbnbs you can stay in so you and your family can have the most unforgettable Christmas experience of your lives.
The weather outside might be frightful, but these adorable Christmas towns are the definition of holiday cheer!
7 Best Airbnbs for Christmas in the Most Adorable US Towns
1. Stay in this Fabulous Sheep Farm and Go Danish This Christmas
Deep in the heart of the Santa Ynez wine country is the Anavo Farm’s Chic Sheep Retreat, a hidden gem getaway where the only sounds you’ll hear are those from the roosters, horses, and sheep.
As long as you’re visiting the tiny Danish village of Solvang, you might as well take advantage of their annual Julefest that takes place from November 28 to January 1 and celebrate the holidays, Danish style.
You can jam during the holiday concert, take a candlelight tour, enjoy the parade, or visit Santa in his own village.
Make sure to keep an eye out for the Jule Nisse, a group of Danish gnomes that have clues that could earn you some awesome holiday prizes.
$334 a night
2. Have a Holly Jolly Christmas in Woodstock, Vermont
Spend a few lazy days camping with style at Tentrr, a hillside tent that’s located just 7 minutes away from Woodstock and a jump, hop, and a skip away from the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park.
If you’re looking for a more hands-on farm experience, you can also tour the historic Billings Farm and milk a cow or churn some butter, too. It’s only $148 per night.
But if you don’t mind spending a little extra, (as in $575 a night extra!) then gather the family for a weekend getaway in this luxurious 3-bedrooms 1820’s stone barn house that’s perfect for anyone who loves wide open spaces.
The rental is located on open acres of green fenced pastures. It doesn’t get any better than that!
It’s only a drive away from the Kedron Valley Stables and Woodstock, where the historic town turns into a Christmas mecca complete with snow covered scenery, shops full of holiday decorations and gifts, and the equestrian parade.
But make sure to stick around for their Annual Holiday House Tour, Annual Wassail Parade, and an epic Holiday Cabaret musical full of jolly jingles, dancing, and lots of singing!
$148 a night (Tentrr Site)
$575 a night (1820’s Barn house)
3. Hang in a Bird’s Nest and Stay for the 300,000 Christmas Lights
Are you looking for an Airbnb that offers some peace and tranquility? Then unwind in the stunning Bird’s Nest on the Cane home.
This Airbnb has a wraparound porch where you’ll be able to soak up some sun and do some birdwatching on your own private lake.
Yup! You’ll be surrounded by the most impressive views of Cane River Lake where you can go fishing or paddle boat riding.
Once you’re done relaxing and taking in the magnificent views, make your way to Natchitoches, a small Louisiana town that really get into the spirit of Christmas.
Every year, they host their own Festival of Lights event where they strategically place over 300,000 lights to illuminate downtown as well as the Cane River.
$141 a night
4. Get into the Holiday Spirit in This Artist’s Home in Franklin, Tennessee
Stay at this eclectic and spacious artist’s home, owned by a Grammy winning producer/songwriter.
It’s located in the center of the Battle of Franklin battlefield and close to the Carter House Museum.
This charming house also has a couple of Civil War memorabilia displayed around for all you history buffs.
But when you’re done reminiscing about the past, head on over to Franklin and embrace the Dickens of a Christmas event.
This is a two-day festival that feature Charles Dickens stories, a Victorian-style Christmas Village, carriage rides, and over 200 dancers and musicians rocking to the Christmas spirit.
$202 a night
5. Have an Enlightening Experience in St. Augustine, Florida
This magical Mermaid Cove bungalow will make you feel like you’re in Atlantis with its aquamarine walls and conch-themed artwork.
It’s also directly on the historic A1A Highway and near the gorgeous Vilano Beach. As a matter of fact, it’s only 120 steps away!
If you’re looking for a bit more greenery, the Tin Shed Revival Cabin on Vilano Beach Street is right up your alley. It’s also near the beach and tennis park but feels more like it’s located deep in the woods of a paradise island.
Once you’re done walking by the beach, head to the city’s Historic District for their annual Nights of Lights festival.
This is where millions of all-white light bulbs will put you in the holiday spirit as you walk around, ride a carriage or trolley, and bask in this glorious spectacle of lights.
St. Augustine, Florida
$92 a night (Mermaid Cove)
$80 a night (Tin Shed Revival Cabin)
6. Take a 5-Minute Drive to This Enchanted Holiday Oasis in Williamsburg
This enchanting little holiday cottage looks like it came straight out of a children’s book, complete with its old-world furniture and lovely touches throughout the house.
Sit on a recliner chair in the backyard and enjoy the beautiful trees and shrubs in the vicinity.
Best of all?
It’s only a 5-minute-drive to colonial Williamsburg where 10 million lights await to brighten your holiday while you enjoy some music from carolers, sip some hot cocoa, or take part in the Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.
$101 a night
7. Enjoy Newport Beach’s Christmas Boat Parade This Holiday
Cozy up in this modern private guest house which offers a 180-degree view of the ocean and mountains and make you feel like you’re watching HDTV when you stare out the windows.
It’s also pretty secluded so you won’t have to deal with the hustle and bustle of city life.
At the same time, you won’t be far from shopping centers, airports, or Newport Beach, which throws one of the best Christmas Boat Parades ever.
Think of it as a holiday celebration on the beach with over 150 boats of all sizes decorating their ships with lights and air cannons to sail five nights in a row in December in order to win prizes.
North Tustin, California
$150 a night