Tiny homes aren't just about looking cute — they're part of a growing movement that promotes sustainable living. Many designers have figured out innovative ways to make these small homes amazingly well-equipped and, yeah, pretty adorable too.
$135 per night
A visit to Music City doesn't mean you have to stay in the city. Located just outside Nashville, Tennessee, this Airbnb listing offers Southern living on a small scale.
Spend every waking moment on Alpha Tiny Home's fold-down porch. And the inside isn't too shabby, either. A fully-equipped kitchen can whip up alfresco meals for warm summer nights.
$180 per night
The former carriage house for California estate now features stand-alone living quarters available on Airbnb. Just prepare yourself for the wild yellow interior.
$95 per night
This renovated, 100-year-old cottage sits behind the Winchester Manor outside of Huntsville, Alabama. Although it's small, the romantic home is equipped with brick floors and a jacuzzi tub.
$125 per night
Besides earning the number one spot on Airbnb, the "mushroom cap" boasts a cozy bedroom loft with a view of the California redwoods via the geodesic window.
$81 per night
Besides that too-cute purple trim, this Airbnb rental squeezes in some quirky colors on the inside too.
Tiny Heirloom's sleek design is a minimalist-inspired masterpiece with a genius to boot.
$195 per night
This "Silo Studio" cottage sits on four acres of land in the Berkshires. But make sure you bring food: the tiny accommodation doesn't have a kitchen, as it was formerly a sculptor's summer studio.
$109 per night
From the outside, this green home looks charming, but it's the inside that's one-of-a-kind — literally. The artist homeowners curated their newly-built guest house on wheels with handmade items for the ultimate maker's getaway.
Wind River Tiny Homes hid tons of sneaky spots in the Triton for the stuff you can't downsize. Sure, there's your basic staircase storage, but the clever layout includes something even bigger apartments don't always have: a walk-in closet.
This couple is living their dream after converting a 39-foot-long bus into the ultimate RV. You can follow their journey (and see photos of their cute pup) on the page Expedition Happiness.
Not only is the European bohemian style of the Gypsy Mermaid totally alluring (you have to see the exposed beams inside), but the kitchen even has a fireplace that can be used as a pizza oven. Genius.
Watch the falling snow or turning leaves from the comfort of the Escape Vista. And "comfort" isn't an understatement — a flatscreen TV pops up from the foot of the bed for cozy movie nights.
Spontaneous travelers, add one more thing to your packing list: The POD-iDladla by Clara da Cruz Almeida folds up into a box. Once your package arrives, just pop up your home away from home.
Animal lovers can get behind this 204-square-foot abode by Daystar Tiny Homes. It hosts three dogs the occasional foster pup with built-in kennels and collapsible food and water bowls.
Go ahead and invite guests for an overnight stay at the Hikari Box Tiny House made by Shelter Wise. The two "bedrooms" can host more people than its mere 184 square feet implies. The large suite accommodates a luxuriously-wide queen bed, and the second loft fits a twin mattress.
Aspiring pioneers, take note. These adorable wooden wagons by Güte prove life on the frontier can be comfortale, after all. The custom layouts come with modular furniture, like a bunk bed equipped with a trundle or a fold-out desk for writing exploration journals.
The Sealander Canada does just what it says, using all-electric power to go from land to sea. It's like you're living in an actual spy movie.
Believe it or not, the owners of the Tiny Canal Cottage got married on the stoop of their Venice Beach home with 60 (!) people in attendance. Of course, the equally tiny backyard helped squeeze everybody in.
Stay in this quaintand you'll be treated to a gorgeous view of Seattle — and a private backyard occupied by chickens.
Don't rule out a strong color for a small space. The Indigo Tiny Home by Driftwood Homes USA proves brave design choices like navy cabinets and dark barn wood can pay off in a big way.
This quaint log cabin has already seen some recent Instagram fame, but the scenic bridge looks like it harkens back to a fairytale. Don't worry, there's been no troll sightings under at the Colorado Airbnb (yet).
Take your tiny house to go with the sCarabane collapsible camper. It folds up in 30 minutes so you can hit the road whenever the impulse strikes.
This tiny home located in Sag Harbor, New York, is just 600 square feet — but if you're an artist, it just might be your dream come true: There's a separate studio that is basically everything a writer or painter could ever want for crafting their masterpieces.
An off-the-grid home, dubbed the Floatwing by the Portuguese firm Friday, is both the ideal home base for people who love water activities (swimming, fishing) or just find floating supremely relaxing.
Circular cedar shingles, a delightful curved door and window, and copper accents throughout this abode (right down to the freezer) underscore a playful "lucky penny" theme that would probably be overkill in a bigger home.
Live with nature in an "emotional hideaway" by German architecture firm Allergutendinge. The 86-square-foot hut promises more amenities than a tent, but not much more than that.
For those who wish to live remotely, this Maine tiny home actually floats right in the middle of lake — thanks to a bunch of key design elements (including Styrofoam). The 240-square-foot abode serves as a summer getaway for the couple that owns it.