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Shipping container homes have become a popular rental choice. They’re eco-friendly, often found in stunning off-grid locations, and easily customizable, making it no surprise some of the shipping container vacation rentals on the market today offer unique design elements you won’t find in other homes. We’ve put together a list of some bucket-list container homes found across the U.S. 


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Desert Shipping Container With Pool
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Desert Shipping Container With Pool

Joshua Tree, California | Sleeps 2

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This one-bedroom, one-bath private shipping container, located just minutes away from the park entrance, gives guests prime access to Joshua Tree National Park. It includes 12 acres of scenic land and sits surrounded by over 500 native plants and trees. Enjoy the views while lounging in the outdoor pool, on the private rooftop deck, near the wood-burning fire pit, or while using one of the four outdoor showers located on the property.


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This dog-friendly shipping container rental includes a queen bed and organic sofa bed. Local artists' work decorate the tiny home, which includes a mini-refrigerator and microwave for dining, a Bluetooth record player for unwinding, Nespresso coffee maker, and room service with locally curated food and beverage choices.


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Appalachian Container Cabin
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Appalachian Container Cabin

Franklin, North Carolina | Sleeps 2-5

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Featured on the HGTV show “Containables,” this shipping container home is known for its prime location in the Smoky Mountains. It overlooks the Appalachian Trail and is located at the edge of a private road nestled in the Nantahala National Forest. Nearby are vineyards, an aerial park, and a range of other attractions. Take in the foliage and stars from the outdoor deck, by the fire pit, or the rooftop deck.

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Appalachian Container Cabin: More

The container home features a bedroom with one queen bed and three bunk beds, ideal for couples or families with small children. There is one bathroom and a kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, both regular and Keurig coffee makers, a blender, and a grill. Additional amenities include a washer and dryer and TV.


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Flophouze Shipping Container Hotel (House VI)
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Flophouze Shipping Container Hotel (House VI)

Round Top, Texas | Sleeps 5

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Take a step back in time at this container home located off a country road just 6 miles from Round Top Square, where antique shops and one the nation’s biggest antique shows takes place twice a year. Each of the container homes in the collection features a fire pit and hammock. A 12,000-square-foot antiques store is located next door, with guests getting a 10% discount.

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Flophouze Shipping Container Hotel (House VI): More

History is in the walls of these container homes. Their interiors feature wood from upstate New York farms and Kentucky distilleries, windows repurposed from a Philadelphia school, kitchen fixtures from a former laboratory, and countertops made from a former Texas bowling alley. Attention to detail provides for a comfortable stay — expect complimentary beverages, Chemex coffeemakers, coffee from local roasters, a living room stocked with an array of books, and vinyl record players with records from popular artists like Elvis and AC/DC. 


Momma’s Oasis Home On the Lava
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Momma’s Oasis Home On the Lava

Kalapana, Hawaii | Sleeps 8

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Situated on old lava flow, this container home provides ample views of the Kilauea Volcano in addition to the ocean. At night, the sky becomes illumined with stars for a mesmerizing experience. Take in the views from the outdoor patio or from the property's abundant windows. This rental is located around 3 miles from the popular Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and 5 miles from Kehena Black Sand Beach.

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Made out of three cargo containers, this isolated rental has three bedrooms and one bath, in addition to a kitchen, living room, and deck area. The dining table and chairs are made from repurposed boat wood, while the kitchen and bath countertops are made from mango wood. 


Envase Casa
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Envase Casa

Glendale, Utah | Sleeps 12 

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At 1,920 square feet, Envase Casa claims to be the state’s largest free standing shipping container home. It's close to some of the state’s most popular natural attractions, including Zion and Bryce Canyon national parks. It is also just 30 minutes to Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, and 20 minutes from the Red Canyon Slot's Navajo sandstone rock formations. Enjoy stargazing at the fire pit in the evening, and take part in nearby activities that include hiking, swimming, kayaking, jet skiing, and more. 

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The property features four bedrooms and three baths, including a master suite on the main floor equipped with an electric fireplace and TV. Three other bedrooms feature full-sized beds, while an indoor pool table, foosball table, air hockey table, video games, and board games provide ample indoor entertainment. Other amenities include a hot tub, a fireplace, and indoor washer and dryer.


L3nee’s Lay-Up
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L3nee’s Lay-Up

Logan, Ohio | Sleeps 4

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This property, built using two shipping containers, comes with one amenity that makes it a standout — an indoor/outdoor basketball court featuring a 10-foot hoop. It sits on 13 acres of woodlands in Hocking Hills, making it ideal for hiking nearby trails and enjoying lush greenery from the outdoor fire pit area. 

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The two shipping containers each feature a bedroom with a queen-sized bed and bathroom. There is a family room with an indoor fireplace, while board games and blackout shades add comforting touches. Each of the rooms has a TV and plenty of blankets and linens, and a fully equipped kitchen makes it easy to stay in when you want to enjoy a meal. 


Salida Shipping Container
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Salida Shipping Container

Chaffee County, Colorado | Sleeps 4-5 

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This shipping container vacation rental gives you prime access to Colorado’s scenic beauty, including soaring views of the Collegiate Peaks. It provides a remote getaway while still being just 2 miles from downtown Salida where you’ll find a range of restaurants and shops. There is a fire pit outdoors and a large wrap-around deck from which you can see the mountain views in all their glory.

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The container home has two bedrooms with a total of three beds that include a king, a queen, bunk-bed options. There are two full bathrooms, along with floor-to-ceiling windows that line the space to showcase the views. An indoor fireplace, a kitchen equipped with all of the essentials, and entertainment like a ping-pong table alongside books and games allow guests to stay in and enjoy the scenery.


Joshua Tree Container Suite
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Joshua Tree Container Suite

Twentynine Palms, California | Sleeps 2

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Another property near Joshua Tree National Park, this container home is located 8 miles from the park's eastern entrance. The outdoor area of this property includes outdoor showers, a lap pool, hammocks, and decks with views of the surrounding landscape. There are also lounges and daybeds for enjoying starry nights, barbecues and fire pits, fruit trees, and grapevines around the property.

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Joshua Tree Container Resort and Spa: More

One of three private, apartment units available for rent on the property, this shipping container includes a king bed, its own kitchen, bath, and a private patio. Though relatively remote, the rental is just a short drive from a drive-in movie theater, the Twentynine Palms Art Gallery, and the Tortoise Rock Casino. 


The Box Hop
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The Box Hop

Rockbridge, Ohio  | Sleeps 6

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This container home features three shipping containers used to create a treehouse-like setting in the midst of 18.5 wooded acres in the Hocking Hills. Miles of hiking trails await outside its doorstep, while a hot tub tucked into the forest terrain is an ideal spot to relax after a day of exploring trails. Thoughtful amenities include a gas fireplace for colder temperatures in the winter and a rooftop patio area for enjoying the sunshine in the summer.

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Each of the three bedrooms features a double bed, with the bedrooms upstairs lined with large windows that make for an ideal way to wake up to views of the surrounding hills and magnificent foliage. There are two baths and a large dining table that can fit up to eight. Reviewers note how comfortable the beds in each room are along with the total privacy felt while staying here. 


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Catskills Container Cabin

Saugerties, New York | Sleeps 2

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Head to this 20-foot remote shipping container to take in the renowned Catskills foliage. The rental is located on 20 acres at the eastern edge of the Catskill Mountains and at the flank of Kaaterskill High Peak, making for a truly remote escape. Expect wildlife encounters and a 30-foot waterfall and charming nearby streams that are just steps away. Other amenities include outdoor hammocks, fire pits, and a shared Finnish sauna space.

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The property is ideally made for two, but there are three other container cabins on the property for larger parties looking to stay together. Inside this rental is a sofa bed, a kitchenette with a cooler and coffee grinder, a record player, and an indoor fireplace. The bathroom is located 30 feet away and includes an open shower stall with slate flooring. Ideal for those looking for an off-grid experience, guests are asked to bring their own ice and firewood.


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Mile High City Shipping Container

Denver, Colorado | Sleeps 8

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At 3,000 square feet with five bedrooms and four baths, this property is centrally located in Denver while still giving guests a private getaway feel. Spaces for enjoying the outdoors include a large front porch, a back patio, and a private balcony accessed from the master bedroom. It sits directly across from a park and is within walking distance from local shops and restaurants.

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Inside, 25-foot ceilings and an array of large windows provide a light and open atmosphere. It features a custom kitchen, and one of the bedrooms features a crib while another sports bunk beds for families traveling with children. There are also two different living areas, one of which comes with a screen projector and Netflix.


Ocean-View Shipping Container
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Ocean-View Shipping Container

Sequim, Washington | Sleeps 3

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This shipping container in the “Lavender Capital of the World” features a mural depicting views of Discovery Bay and the San Juan Islands. The space includes a covered patio, wood deck, and shared pool. Gardiner beach and the Olympic Discovery bike trail are just steps away, while short drives lead to lavender farms, the nation’s longest natural sand spit, and Olympic National Park, which is less than an hour away.


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Inside, there is one bedroom with a queen bed and a living room with a sofa bed. The interiors are built with luxury modern finishes that include granite countertops. The container also comes with a washer and dryer and two indoor televisions equipped with Roku and Amazon. If the surrounding landscape inspires you, guests are invited to partake in private painting sessions, with brushes, canvas, easels, and pallets provided for a fee of $25. 


Highpoint Treehouses 'Air Castle'
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Highpoint Treehouses 'Air Castle'

Ladonia, Texas  | Sleeps 4 

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This container home combines four shipping containers into a sky-high treehouse featuring five balconies. Tucked in the middle of nature about an hour and a half northeast of Dallas, the property lets you enjoy local wildlife like deer, rabbits, owls, red-tailed hawks, and more. Its various outdoor amenities include a hot tub and a sixth-floor deck with a hammock. A covered fire pit provides the ideal opportunity to enjoy starry evening views.

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The 1,600-square-foot container home is suitable for guests age 12 and older and includes large floor-to-ceiling windows for gazing at the outdoors, a kitchen with an attached balcony, and two bedrooms featuring a queen and king bed. Relax inside or head out to one of the many hiking and biking trails located right outside.


Zion-Adjacent Shipping Container
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Zion-Adjacent Shipping Container

Virgin, Utah | Sleeps 4

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This one-bedroom, one-bath container home is the ultimate getaway for water lovers looking to be completely immersed in nature. Located 15 minutes from the entrance of Zion National Park, it has its own private beach and river access. Guests get both desert and mountain views along with a deck that overlooks the Virgin River.

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The interiors feature a bedroom with a queen bed and a living room sofa bed. Large windows frame magnificent mountain views in the daytime and star-speckled skies at night. The container home comes lined with handcrafted fixtures both in the downstairs area and leading to an upstairs loft. Due to the remote location of the property, guests are asked to bring drinking water during their stay.


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Prince Road House Container House

St. Augustine, Florida | Sleeps 6

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Located 4 miles from the nation’s oldest city of St. Augustine, this container home has been featured in a range of publications thanks to its art and design elements. Made out of nine shipping containers, it sits near Moultrie Creek, offering guests fishing and paddle sports activities and dolphin and manatee watching. Near the property is a walkable riverfront boardwalk buzzing with activity, while the container home itself features a large outdoor deck with a sofa and grill.

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The interior of this four-bedroom, two-bath property is filled with innovative art pieces and eclectic furnishings. Unique features include a working vintage jukebox and restaurant booth. Other amenities include an espresso machine, television, washer and dryer, an Intellibed Midnight mattress in the master suite, electric vehicle charger, and exercise gear like yoga mats and a stationary bike.


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