12 Tiny, Perfect Homes For The Cheap Getaway You Deserve

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It's the perfect time of year to squeeze in a post-Thanksgiving, pre-Christmas getaway, and what could be cozier than renting a tiny house for a long weekend? Ahead, we've selected a dozen adorable crash pads from sites like Airbnb and HomeAway that you can book for the perfect mini-cation this season.

From Savannah to Oakland to Stockholm, these houses prove that size does matter — but not how you think. As an added bonus, tiny houses tend to come with tiny price tags, so you can actually afford to stay in these stunners without breaking the bank.
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Canyon Lake, TX
This one-bedroom, one-bath cottage in Texas Hill Country has vintage stained glass windows, antique furnishings, and a king-size bed in the sleeping loft, which is accessed by ladder. Outside, there's a grill and a private hot tub.

Average price: $161/night.
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Colorado Springs
Nope, it's not Paris, it's Colorado! This 1909 home may be small, but it's got plenty of character. Parisian influences can be found throughout (think: a fridge with the Eiffel Tower painted on the front), along with all the modern conveniences (Wi-Fi, satellite TV), and a romantic garden, to boot.

Average price: $106/night.
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Charlottsville, VA
Not far from downtown Charlottesville, this energy-efficient 400-square-foot cabin was once a storage shed. Now, it's a chic and comfy spot to escape city life for a few days. Bring some marshmallows to roast over the outdoor fire pit.

Average price: $94/night.
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Nashville, TN
Described by its owners as Nashville's tiniest fully equipped guest house, this Music City home has two beds and enough room for four (provided they don't mind sharing just 200 square feet). Lots of windows and a brilliant compact layout somehow make it feel spacious.

Average price: $119/night.
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Winchester, England
From the outside, it looks like a cross between a boat and Bilbo Baggins' house in the Shire. On the inside, it's a self-contained tiny home with two beds, a kitchenette, and an en suite bathroom — and it's positively lovely.

Average price: $92/night.
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Jackson Hole, WY
Rent one of the 23 cabins at the boutique Fireside Resort, located just minutes from the Grand Teton mountains and Jackson Hole ski area. Cabins come in two sizes, but the coziest (the Wedge) sleeps four, with an indoor fireplace perfect for chilly December nights.

Average price: $300/night.
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Portland, OR
If this rustic, modern tiny house looks familiar, it may be because it was featured on the TV series Tiny House Nation. The DIY cottage was the owners' pet project, and was lovingly constructed and decorated using reclaimed materials.

Average price: $120/night.
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Oakland, CA
This 1964 Kenskill caravan has had many lives, including one as a food truck for Katie Cupcake in Flagstaff, AZ. Now, it's been restored (and outfitted with ALL the colors), and makes a delightful, private spot to rest your head in Northern Cali, with BART just a few minutes away.

Average price: $85/night.
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Rio Negro, Argentina
Described by its owners as a pyramid, this tiny South American house has an in-ground treehouse quality, with a triangular facade and all-wood-everything inside.

Average price: $54/night.
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Seattle, WA
Designed by an architect with an eye toward achieving minimal environmental impact through small-space living, this chic little cottage feels much bigger than its 500 square feet. Lots of light, bright colors, and a convenient location near Seattle's Ballard neighborhood make this one a winner.

Average price: $111/night.
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Stockholm, Sweden
For writers, poets, and thinkers, this Swedish cabin offers a quiet, cozy retreat 15 minutes from the city. The area is especially popular in the summer, but with a wood-burning fireplace and activities like cross-country skiing and ice skating nearby, this spot makes it a fabulous place to escape in winter, too.

Average price: $94/night.
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Savannah, GA
For a more long-term escape, consider renting this Southern gem, which is only available for month-long stays. The tastefully appointed space is homey and private, and you may not want to leave. But if you must, there's plenty to do in nearby Habersham Village and Savannah at large.

Average price: $55/night.

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