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The 9 most romantic Airbnbs near NYC

It's time to snuggle up with your boo in one of these romantic Airbnbs near NYC

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Keith Flanagan
Paula Akpan
Shaye Weaver
Ella Doyle
Alex Floyd-Douglass
Camila Karalyte

Fancy a romantic getaway, reconnecting with your other half? What better way than to head out to the gorgeous areas surrounding NYC in an equally-gorgeous and romantic Airbnb? Nothing says romance like sleeping in someone else's bed. Live out your rom-com chick-flick fantasies and spend the night in the Big Apple before frolicking off to somewhere cozy for the night. Luckily for you, there are a million and one places to stay listed on Airbnb. From off-the-grid cabins to riverfront cottages, we've picked the best of the best for your holiday romance. Read on, star-crossed lovers, read on. 

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Romantic Airbnbs near NYC

The octagonal treehouse in Berkshires in Otis, MA
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1. The octagonal treehouse in Berkshires in Otis, MA

Are octagons romantic? Erm, we’re not sure. But they definitely have the potential to be. Contained within those eight walls is a wood-burning stove and huge ceiling-height windows so you can see out into the surrounding woodland. With its private deck, this place really is made for two. Tuck yourselves into a cozy queen-sized bed, or if you have a bit of an argument, there's an extra double bed to starfish in. Head out onto the deck during the evening and marvel at the stars, how much more romantic can you get? 

Rooms? One. Sleeps four guests.
Mood? Mother Earth's wraparound TV.
Location perks? In the heart of a forest – complete with 7 acres of private woodlands and a pretty phenomenal backdrop.
Budget range? A very well-priced weekend getaway.

The historic artist estate in Woodstock, NY
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2. The historic artist estate in Woodstock, NY

If you’re that kind of couple, you know, the arty types who spend all day wandering around art galleries and snapping incredibly aesthetic photos of your matching matcha lattes, this is the place for you. This is the actual former studio space of Reginald Marsh the social realist painter, and though it’s been renovated, it maintains that spontaneous romantic charm. The estate even has its own private waterfall. No, really. Make it a double-date weekend and bring your loved-up friends, there's room to spare with two bedrooms, a king-sized bed, and a queen.

Rooms? Two. Sleeps five guests.
Mood? History meets nature.
Location perks? From towering trees to crystal-clear ponds, your surroundings are pretty majestic indeed.
Budget range? A spenny but worthy stay.

The Hudson riverfront home in Catskill, NY
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3. The Hudson riverfront home in Catskill, NY

Just look at that bedroom. Three sides, all with windows and all looking out onto the glorious Hudson River. Ahhh what a beauty. If this Airbnb was that room alone, it’d be a dead cert for this list. Better yet, it’s got an on-site private sauna, a steam shower, and a lovely, airy living space. Pamper each other and relax in nature, there's no better way. You'll never want to leave this place...

Rooms? One. Sleeps two guests.
Mood? Riverside retreat.
Location perks? Wake up to the sweet sounds of the water rolling in and out, and a view that's unbeatable.
Budget range? A high-end stay for an abundance of luxury and peace.

The charming lake cottage in Wrentham, Mass
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4. The charming lake cottage in Wrentham, Mass

Take it easy with your boo in this calming 1905 home with a full kitchen, bath, large outdoor deck, wood stove, parking, nice yard, and an open floor plan. Here, you'll be able to sleep in comfort in the master bedroom's queen-sized four-poster bed with a skylight. If you like your getaway with a hefty helping of nature, Lake Pearl is just at the end of the property's private dead-end road. It's also 35 minutes from Boston, 30 minutes from Providence, 2 miles from Wrentham Premium Outlets, 45 minutes to Cape Cod, and a five-minute walk to downtown quaint Wrentham Village.

Rooms? Three. Sleeps six guests.
Mood? Lakefront paradise.
Location perks? If you're an outdoor lover with a passion for adventure, this is the spot for you.
Budget range? A very affordable Airbnb for a group of pals.

The forest campervan retreat in Roseland, NJ
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5. The forest campervan retreat in Roseland, NJ

Looking for a unique romantic getaway for Valentine's Day? Take a look at this stunning Legend Camper located in the heart of Roseland's forest. Outside, there's a handmade firepit, string lights, a wooden bench for dining under the stars, and well-maintained land for picnicking at your own leisure. Inside, it's giving a mini Meet-the-Fockers vibe – complete with space to sleep up to 4 (not that you'll need it) a shower room and it comes fully equipped with all the cooking essentials you could possibly need. All that's left is one of you to light the fire while the other puts the beers on ice. Cheers to that.

Rooms? One. Sleeps four guests.
Mood? It's giving van life.
Location perks? Imagine you're walking onto a movie set – lights and all. In other words, magnificent AF.
Budget range? Cheap as heck with so much to offer.

The off-the-grid cabin in West Bolton, VT
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6. The off-the-grid cabin in West Bolton, VT

If you feel like getting rustic, this off-the-grid cabin is totally for those who want to rough it. Inside, you'll find a (seasonal) solar-heated outdoor shower, an outhouse, seasonal non-potable running water in the kitchen, a propane cook stove, and a wood stove. Adventurers can explore the 20-acre lot the cabin is situated on, which has well-maintained hiking trails and is just a few minutes from the Long Trail, renowned rock climbing, skiing, and snowboarding.

Rooms? One. Sleeps two guests.
Mood? Life among the treetops.
Location perks? You couldn't be more at one with nature if you tried. It's pretty special.
Budget range? Very affordable and a truly memorable stay.

The cubhouse in Bearsville, NY
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7. The cubhouse in Bearsville, NY

Originally owned by a "medicine woman", this 1909 cottage has a fairytale-like feel complete with a grand stone fireplace and a loft-style bedroom. You can’t get better access to the forest (you're quite literally in the thick of it), while a separate screened-in structure (complete with a hanging egg chair and yoga mats) is within earshot of the babbling brook nearby – perfect for soaking in nature from a safe distance.

Rooms? One. Sleeps two guests.
Mood? Rustic comfort.
Location perks? With river and mountain access, you'll never be short of things to do here.
Budget range? An absolute steal for what's on offer.

The tiny home in Marlboro, NY
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8. The tiny home in Marlboro, NY

Snuggle up in this two-bedroom tiny home that has a lofted bed surrounded by windows. Its full kitchen is ready for cooking a meal and its fire pit is perfect for roasting marshmallows together. This neat and tidy lil' home is perfect for those seeking nature and togetherness in a short trip. Located on the Shawangunk wine trail, it's easy to get to some of the area's 15 wineries, too.

Rooms? Two. Sleeps four guests.
Mood? Tiny home, huge love energy.
Location perks? From stunning orchard views to your own private outdoor firepit spot, what's not to love?
Budget range? A surprisingly good deal.

The luxury cottage in Greenwood Lake, NY
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9. The luxury cottage in Greenwood Lake, NY

This stylish one-bedroom cottage offers a romantic vibe both inside and out with a cool mid-century modern fireplace on its wrap-around deck. It has a wonderful view of Greenwood Lake, too, for those looking for a scenic stay. Plus, the location has its perks: it's just minutes away from Mountain Creek Ski Resort, Mount Peter Ski Area (for skiing and snow tubing), local ice cream shops, breweries, vineyards, and more.

Rooms? One. Sleeps two guests.
Mood? Life of luxury.
Location perks? Where to begin? Outdoor deck, cozy firepits, countryside, and lake views... It's endless.
Budget range? A mid-range accommodation with luxury offerings.

Airbnb stays near NYC

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Looking for a romantic getaway this Valentine's Day? Airbnb has a slew of options for cozy stays with lush views, incredible fireplaces, and relaxing amenities that are in high demand after a long year of quarantining in our tiny apartments.

Let's face it. Flowers and chocolate may not cut it this year. Time away with your loved one might be the only romantic gesture that speaks loud enough these days. Therefore, we've selected nine amazingly romantic Airbnb stays that easily convey "I love you" or at least "Let's be together."

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Whether you're a New Yorker craving a change of scenery or planning a trip to NYC, we think it's high time that you tried something a bit different. Thankfully, Airbnb is packed with unique accommodation options, with hosts who are usually more than willing to offer suggestions on great things to do in the neighborhood. And in these uncertain times, Airbnb hosts have gone above and beyond with new cleaning protocols and safety precautions. 

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Want to stay cozy as f*ck during your trip to New York? Rent one of these Airbnbs with fireplaces instead of a boring old hotel room. Whether you want to stay in one of the coolest Airbnb Brooklyn rentals or you’re looking for something near all the top New York attractions, this list includes plenty of suitable options. Fireplaces add pizzazz to modern lofts, vintage brownstones and artsy studios—and the ambiance that flickering flames lend to a chilly evening is hard to deny. Fair warning: Once you’ve seen how stunning these Airbnbs with fireplaces in NYC look, you might not be willing to go back to the typical Airbnb New York City rental.

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The best winter getaways from NYC all have a few things in common: Charming aesthetics, snug blankets, steaming cups of hot chocolate and oodles of snow. These remarkable Airbnbs at ski resorts near NYC check all the boxes. Whether you’d like to book an effortless weekend trip within easy reach of the city or want to go the whole hog and take a full week out on the slopes, there are loads of cabins near NYC to rent on Airbnb. Beautiful chalets, contemporary condos and nineteenth-century farmhouses all appear on our list of Airbnbs near the slopes. Don’t forget your gloves!

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If you haven't been in a treehouse since you were a kid, you've been missing out. Now is the time to rekindle your love for living aloft in the woods by renting a treehouse Airbnb, especially as the leaves change. There's nothing cozier and more fantastical than taking in nature's beauty from the air. It's a step up from camping near NYC and offers a way to have the secluded getaway that you've been needing. Make sure to pack your hiking boots and essentials! Some of these are quite off-the-grid.

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