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Beautiful Barns and Farmhouses You Can Rent Across America

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Many of us are still avoiding crowded beaches, overpopulated cities, and thronged tourist attractions as we contemplate our 2021 travel plans. If it hasn't occurred to you already, why not consider a converted barn or updated farmhouse on Vrbo or Airbnb? Reconnect with rustic surroundings and plenty of nature at one of these properties from Florida to California and Washington to New York.


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Sombrilla Springs in the San Juan Mountains
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Sombrilla Springs in the San Juan Mountains

Pagosa Springs, Colorado | Sleeps 20

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Located near the southern Colorado town of Pagosa Springs — known for its hot springs — you can wake up every day in this Vrbo rental surrounded by rugged mountain peaks. Guests sleep in glamping tents, but also have access to the 1932 restored dairy barn and all its rustic charm combined with modern amenities. 


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Shepherd’s Hill Farm
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Shepherd’s Hill Farm

Rice County, Minnesota | Sleeps 10

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Shepherd's Hill Farm is on 75 acres in central Minnesota, about an hour south of Minneapolis. The barn includes two bunk rooms and a loft with two twin beds, and a kitchen, bathroom, and laundry facilities. Guests can take in the gardens and nearby lakes during the day and gather around the huge fire pit at night. 


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Farmhouse and Cottages
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Farmhouse and Cottages

Louisville, Kentucky | Sleeps 10

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Situated along the Ohio River just northeast of Louisville, this stylish vacation Airbnb offers a main house plus two cottages that can sleep an additional eight people. The property's floor-to-ceiling windows offer views of the river as well as the Six Mile Island State Nature Preserve, and the interiors reflect the Bluegrass State's natural resources, with poplar, pine, bluestone, and limestone. Additional amenities include a pool table and an open-concept kitchen. 


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Baby Barn
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Baby Barn

Londonderry, Vermont | Sleeps 9

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This three-bedroom, three-bath barn is loaded with rustic charm, yet somehow also feels contemporary and elegant with its 20-foot great room cathedral ceilings and open-concept floor plan. Its many windows offer views of Vermont's Magic Mountain as well as the surrounding meadows and private cross-country skiing trails, and a massive stone fireplace keeps everything cozy on chillier days. The property is some 15-20 minutes from Manchester and the Stratton and Bromley ski areas. 


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Fixer-Upper Barndominium
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Fixer-Upper Barndominium

Waco, Texas | Sleeps 20

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If you're one of the many fans of Chip and Joanna Gaines' former HGTV show "Fixer Upper,'' you might recognize this property from season 3, episode 6. The five-bedroom, two-bath rental sits on 16 wooded acres with access to a "spring-fed, bass-filled" lake, and includes features such as 2,000 square feet of outdoor living space, including an outdoor kitchen. Other amenities include indoor and outdoor games, multiple flat screen TVs, and fishing equipment. 


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Smith Farmhouse
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Smith Farmhouse

Mount Gilead, Ohio | Sleeps 12

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Dating back to the mid-19th century, this recently renovated four-bedroom, two-bath farmhouse in central Ohio offers a getaway "straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting." A former Clydesdale horse farm, the property now includes a fire pit, large deck, front porch, pond, disc golf course, and plenty of space for enjoying the outdoors. 


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The Bluffton Farmhouse
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The Bluffton Farmhouse

Bluffton, South Carolina | Sleeps 6

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This two-bedroom farmhouse just west of Brighton Beach is on 15 acres of a working farm and features an open-concept great room with a living area, kitchen, wet bar, and dining space. The house features a large front porch, a second-story deck, and another porch on the back of the house. Farm animals include a cow, miniature donkey, potbelly pig, and chickens, and farm-fresh eggs are available to guests upon request. 


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The Bent Beam Barn
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The Bent Beam Barn

Briggsville, Wisconsin | Sleeps 16

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Just east of Wisconsin Dells near the banks of Mason Lake, this 70-year-old, five-bedroom, three-bath barn offers rustic style in its interior and plenty of outdoor living space, including a fire pit area, large deck, and massive yard. Guests can kayak or canoe the lake or opt for water fun of a more manufactured variety at one of the area's many waterparks.  


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Creekside Tobacco Barn
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Creekside Tobacco Barn

Burnsville, North Carolina | Sleeps 3

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Connect with nature at this one-bedroom, one-bath, western North Carolina renovated tobacco barn less than an hour north of Asheville. The rental also includes a massive screened porch where you can relax in a hammock, grill dinner, or just take in the views and sounds of the nearby creek, wildlife, and countryside. The home itself is tastefully appointed, and the property includes a fire pit area. 


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Bryant Barn
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Bryant Barn

Walla Walla, Washington | Sleeps 6

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This studio space barn in southern Washington includes many of the usual amenities — a fire pit and a large yard, for instance — but there's more of the unusual, too. For instance, it's one of the few barns on this list that includes a private pool, and adventurous guests can choose to sleep inside the "wine barrel" room, which includes a double bed. Finally, the barn's interior is modern and full of natural light, making it a great place for an escape from the grind. 


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New Day Dairy Guest Barn
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New Day Dairy Guest Barn

Butler Country, Iowa | Sleeps 7

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Get up close and personal at a working dairy farm in this light, bright, and colorful loft rental, which features three bedrooms and two huge windows overlooking the daily farm activities. Guests are treated to a DIY continental breakfast and other amenities include tours, a full kitchen, and more. Guests who want to explore the surrounding area can check out the quaint small town of Clarksville or go for a spin on the Rolling Prairie Bike Trail


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Columbia County Barn
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The Red Barn

Columbia Falls, Montana | Sleeps 4

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Combine rugged natural beauty with modern furnishings and luxury amenities at this two-bedroom, one-bath barn property in northern Montana. Guests can expect features such as Egyptian cotton sheets, spa robes, extra-large rain showers, and a Jacuzzi tub. An open floor plan provides views of the nearby mountains, farmland, and water preserve, and other amenities include a deck, barbecue grill, TV, and a fully equipped kitchen. An extra bonus: Glacier National Park is just 15 minutes away. 


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Barn Loft Suite
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Barn Loft Suite

Breaux Bridge, Louisiana | Sleeps 2

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Enjoy a romantic getaway in the Crawfish Capital of the World at this vacation rental northeast of Lafayette, Louisiana. Surrounded by centuries-old oaks draped in Spanish moss and a large fishing pond with a gorgeous pier, this property includes an outdoor kitchen, barn loft porch, small indoor kitchenette, and Jacuzzi tub. 


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Walnut Run Farm
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Walnut Run Farm

Woodville, Virginia | Sleeps 4

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Settle into this 1880 farmhouse on 55 acres that include a stream, rolling hills, gorgeous mature trees, seclusion, and plenty of space to roam. The home includes a library and a screened porch with a hammock. The home is just 80 miles from Washington, D.C., and "just down the road" from Sperryville, Luray Caverns, Skyline Drive, Old Rag Mountain, and more nearby attractions.


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Los Olivos Dream Farmhouse
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Los Olivos Dream Farmhouse

Los Olivos, California | Sleeps 4

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Located at the end of a private lane on 6 acres, this handsome two-bedroom, two-bath farmhouse features views of neighboring cattle ranges and the Santa Ynez Valley Mountain Range. Amenities include a gourmet kitchen, multiple fireplaces, lots of outdoor living space, an outdoor spa, and a lap pool. 


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Blue Bird Farm
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Blue Bird Farm

El Prado, New Mexico | Sleeps 12

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This adobe farmhouse has plenty of space to spread out with five bedrooms, three baths, two living spaces, two decks, and two patios. Other amenities include a six-burner gas range, mosaic floors and other unique design features, high ceilings, a hot tub, and second-floor air conditioning. 


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Silo Farm Haus
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Silo Farm Haus

Ste. Genevieve, Missouri | Sleeps 4

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This unique one-bedroom, one-bath property is in the heart of the Show-Me State's wine country, on a 2-acre farm a short distance from nine local wineries as well as breweries and restaurants. The house features a backyard fire pit, a full kitchen, and a water quarry just steps away. The towns of Sainte Genevieve and Farmington are a short drive away and filled with shops and other attractions. 


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Horse Farm Barn Apartment
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Horse Farm Barn Apartment

St. Augustine, Florida | Sleeps 4

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St. Augustine tops many a must-visit travel list, and this vacation property is a unique way to experience it. Located on the Southern Pines Equestrian Farm, this two-bedroom, one-bath rental includes horse rides, horse lessons, and trail rides with advance booking. Guests can relax on the screened porch, or head into St. Augustine — about a 10-mile drive — to experience all it has to offer


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Rolling in the Hay Barn
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Rolling in the Hay Barn

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee | Sleeps 2

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This adorable mini-barn features a wrap-around deck with rocking chairs, a gas grill, hot tub, and a fire pit. Inside you'll find amenities such as a king-size bed, Jacuzzi tub, and a fully furnished kitchen. Enjoy views of the surrounding Smoky Mountain countryside, or head into Pigeon Forge to be a tourist for a day or two.


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Guesthouse Farm Cottage
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Guesthouse Farm Cottage

Canton, Georgia | Sleeps 4

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Located on a peaceful working horse farm, this two-bedroom, one-bath modern farmhouse cottage is close to shopping, restaurants, and more attractions in the towns of Canton, Woodstock, and Alpharetta. Located behind the main farmhouse, the Airbnb includes amenities such as a fully equipped kitchen, cable TV, and dedicated workspace.


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