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The most unique places to stay in and around Nashville

The best places to stay in Nashville, TN may break the mold from traditional hotels and motels — check out unique accommodations from a renovated silo to homes featured on HGTV.

A unique campsite featuring a camper and bright sculptures

BYOM (bring your own marshmallows) for the firepit. | Photo via Airbnb

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We all need a staycation or a trip to a different city from time to time. Whether you’re a Nashvillian feeling a little cooped up or a visitor looking for a special Music City experience, picking the perfect home away from home is crucial.

We went looking for unique regional lodgings that capture this Nashville spirit. So choose your ideal digs, pack your bags, and get ready for a memorable getaway.

Artistic sanctuaries

Creature Camp | Ashland City area
Camp where the wild things are with colorful sculptures scattered around the property. The 1963 Shasta camper you’ll be staying in has a full size bed, funky artwork, mini fridge, and more.

Renovated barn with a view | Franklin
Find peace and privacy at this renovated barn with 300-year-old church doors. The home’s north-facing picture windows offer a view of the 6-acre rural property, which is also home to chickens, bunnies, and miniature donkeys.

Urban Cowboy | East Nashville
Urban Cowboy’s eight suites are housed in an East Nashville mansion dating back to the 1800s. In true staycation fashion, you’ll never have to leave the property with access to the Parlor Wine Bar and Roberta’s Pizza.

The Russell | East Nashville
Stained-glass windows, brick walls, and pews as headboards are just a few features at this 115-year-old church. Bonus: The 23-room hotel donates a percentage of each night’s stay to local nonprofits who are helping those experiencing homelessness.

A unique green cedar hut

Try this: a unique camping vacation underground. | Photo via Airbnb

Farm charm

Forest Gully Farms | Santa Fe
Reservations give you access to all three cedar Gully huts on the secluded property. Spend your stay hiking to the creek and waterfalls, foraging the veggie garden, and hanging out by the firepit.

18th century farmhouse | Goodlettsville
Located 30 miles from downtown, the barn is situated on a 25-acre farm and sleeps up to four guests.

Pet-friendly property | Goodlettsville
No pet fee is required, and Fido will have treats, bowls, and a fenced yard. There are perks for humans, too — a coffee bar, patio, and cozy furnishings.

Silo farm stay | Mt. Juliet
This converted grain silo has central heat and air, a stocked kitchenette, and a winding staircase leading to the bedroom.

A renovated silo with the words "Turner's Grain" on the side with a tractor situated to the right

How often do you get the chance to sleep in a silo? | Photo via Airbnb

Cabin fever

Treehouse living | Greenbrier
Escape into the woods at this treehouse overlooking a creek. Plus, you’ll have access to a hot tub and pickleball court during the stay.

Log cabin with modern amenities | North Davidson County
Overlook the property from the 400-sqft wall of windows or from the wrap-around porch. There’s WiFi, guitars and drums, and a campfire for roasting marshmallows.

A renovated boat with wood panels situated on grass

All aboard — no life jacket needed for this stay. | Photo via Airbnb

As seen on TV

Boat stay featured on “Tennessee Crossroads” | Springfield
No water required for this stay. Step out on the boat deck to overlook the fishing pond or explore the property’s hiking trails.

145-year-old farmhouse | Southeast Nashville
If you missed this 3-bedroom home renovation on the HGTV show “Nashville Flipped,” browse the listing’s photo gallery to marvel over the interior design and vine-covered pergola.

Renovated 1930s Craftsman | North Nashville
Also featured on HGTV, guests are treated to exposed brick, vaulted ceilings, suspended guitars, and reclaimed hardwood floors. Heads up, there’s a hidden Murphy bed in the front lounge.

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