Intrigued by the possibility of staying in a tiny house for your next vacation? Over the last few years, tiny houses have become increasingly popular.

In 2017, there was a 67% increase in tiny house sales from the previous year, according to Comfy Living. Further, 63% of millennials say they would consider buying a tiny house. The draws of a tiny house include that it is more eco-friendly, offers the option for off-grid living, saves money, and promotes a minimalist lifestyle.

If you're intrigued by the possibility of living in a tiny house, give it a try before you commit by taking a vacation in a tiny home. The HomeExchange community offers many possibilities of tiny homes around the world.

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7 tiny homes to stay in on your next vacation

The price of accommodation is one of the most significant barriers for families wishing to travel, especially during popular travel times like summer vacation.

When you home swap, there's no need to break the bank on your summer vacation. Apart from the cost of the yearly membership, you can enjoy unlimited vacation stays all year with no additional cost. You can explore your vacation destination in the most authentic way, living like a local rather than traveling like a tourist.

Without further ado, here is a selection of cozy, charming tiny houses available with HomeExchange.

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Charming tiny house by the sea in Brittany, France

Florence's home in the Mont-Saint-Michel Bay region of Brittany, France, is sure to delight any fans of tiny homes. This wooden eco-friendly house may be small, but guests will have everything they need: living/dining room with a wood stove, fully equipped kitchen, outdoor terrace, and a flower garden. The home is just five miles from the sea and a 12-minute walk from the historic city center.

Off-grid, eco-friendly tiny house in Hawaii

This beautiful home was built in 2017 with the TV show Tiny House Nation and is the epitome of Hawaiian indoor/outdoor living. Nestled on one acre of land, this tiny house is sustained entirely by solar power and even includes a tiny office for those working remotely. Two spacious lanais and an outdoor shower provide a private view of the jungle. From this home, you won't be far from beaches, waterfalls, and even a volcano.

Tiny house in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho

This beautiful tiny home boasts a gorgeous view of the mountains. The house is brand new and has all the comforts of home: spacious shower, fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, and queen bed. The home is in Stanley, Idaho, a serene mountain getaway with a tiny town (population 60) and access to outdoor adventures, including fishing, hiking, natural hot springs, mountain biking, rafting, and snow sports.  

Rustic lodge at a tiny house resort in the Catskills

This home is the largest tiny house nestled in a tiny house resort. Measuring 35 feet, this home can comfortably accommodate a group of six. Outside, guests can enjoy a fire pit, gas grill, and heated pool. Enjoy being in the heart of the Catskills of New York, close to plentiful hiking, skiing, and shopping opportunities.

Ithaca tiny home in historic train station garden

This charming tiny house is situated in the garden of a historic train station in the southeast corner of Cayuga Lake in New York. This two-story guest cottage is equipped with all the essentials and in an ideal location to explore all that Ithaca has to offer.

Welcoming, cozy tiny house in Iceland

This tiny home in Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, Iceland, is a remodeled garage with a modern yet cozy design. The house boats floor heating, a TV, and fully equipped kitchen with a full-size stove. From this comfortable, quirky getaway, explore the nearby fishing town of Höfn and the stunning nature surrounding you: glacier hikes, boat tour on a glacier lagoon, kayak tours, and more.

Tiny mobile home in Western Australia

If a tiny house on wheels is your speed, this self-converted mobile home in Broome, Western Australia is a great option. This tiny home has a minimal carbon footprint, while maintaining all the creature comforts needed for your vacation: a king size bed, full kitchen, air conditioning, and outdoor heated shower. From this mobile home, explore Broome, a stunning town where the desert meets the Indian Ocean, with a tropical, romantic vibe.

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7 tiny homes to stay in on your next vacation

The principle of home exchanging is simple: swap your home with someone else and enjoy the wonders of each other's city! HomeExchange also has a points exchange system, offering even more flexibility to members and facilitating non-reciprocal exchanges. Learn more about GuestPoints here.

Signing up for HomeExchange is free, so you can start communicating with members as you organize your next vacation. You are only required to pay the annual membership fee when you're ready to finalize your first exchange.

With the membership, whether you are a host or a guest, you can be sure that you will be supported 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and covered in the event of unforeseen events with our guarantees.

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