Looking for the most epic and unique Montana Airbnbs that will guarantee a memorable trip and create long lasting memories?!?!  I mean who wouldn’t want to step back in time and stay in a sheepherders wagon or live out your childhood fantasies in dreamy treehouse tucked away in the mountains?

This a list of the most unique and best Airbnb Montana vacation rentals that will have you planning your next vacation around a  chance to stay in one or all of these epic Airbnbs in Montana.

Montana known as Big Sky Country is the fourth largest state in the United States, the only states being larger are Alaska, Texas and California.  Known for its mountain ranges, hunting and wide open spaces, Montana earned its nickname of Big Sky Country.  Montana is an outdoor lovers paradise where visitors can enjoy skiing, fishing, kayaking, rugged scenery and an abundance of wildlife.

There are many reasons to visit this sparsely populated state including some of the United States best National Parks, Yellowstone and Glacier.  More of a winter sports enthusiast?  Big Sky Resort is one of the most popular and biggest winter sports destinations in the US.

Whether you are looking for an adrenalin pumping week in the powder or a relaxing escape fishing in the mountains there’s a Montana Airbnb for everyone that will ensure a trip of a lifetime.

Let’s get to it, these are 15 of the most unique Airbnbs in Montana!

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Many of the properties listed in this post are on multiple booking sites including VRBO, Airbnb & Booking.  I linked through the site with cheapest price because it feels damn good to save a little money! 

Below I have listed the top 5 Montana Airbnbs based on popular locations by some of Montana’s biggest attractions.  These areas include  Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park Park, Bozeman and the best Montana Airbnbs for winter sports and fishing.

This should make choosing your stay swift and seamless, especially if you already have an idea of where you want to visit in Montana.

The Best Unusual Montana Airbnbs

Airbnb Cabin rental in Montana
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Inside of the Montana Airbnb
View of the cabin on the lake front in Montana

1. Waterfront cabin on Hebgen Lake

Montana Airbnb near Yellowstone

  • Location:  West Yellowstone, Montana
  • Price:  $423 per night
  • Highlights:  Close to Yellowstone National Park. Lakefront

The Rainbow Point Sabo Cabin is a lakefront cabin that sits directly on the shores of Hebgen Lake.  Here you can enjoy boating and fishing on the water.  Conveniently located to Yellowstone National Park, the west entrance to the park is only 15 minutes away.

The cozy cabin can accommodate up to 8 guests and if you own a boat you’ll have access to the private dock.  This is a perfect place to stay if you are traveling with an extended family or group of friends.  By day you’ll be exploring Yellowstone’s geysers and wildlife and by night taking in the breathtaking sunsets on the porch.

The wood finishes inside the house give off an authentic cabin feel and there’s a large fireplace to snuggle up to if you are traveling here during the colder months.  For one of the best cabins to rent in Montana, your outdoor getaway is calling.

Ravens Nest Montana Treehouse Airbnb
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2. Raven’s Nest Treehouse

Montana Airbnb near Glacier National Park

  • Location:  Columbia Falls, Montana
  • Price:  $429 per night
  • Highlights:  Close to Glacier National Park. Luxury in a tree

Take your Montana vacation to new heights with a stay at the Raven’s Nest Treehouse. Nestled on 5 wooded acres, this artistically designed two story A-frame treehouse has all the luxury amenities that makes traveling feels oh-so easy.

This beautiful space has been featured on DIY Network, HGTV and Time just to name a few.  The tree house is pretty large consisting of 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths and a full kitchen which can accommodate up to 6 guests.  This is the perfect stay for a quiet writers retreat, romantic getaway or an unforgettable family trip to Montana.

Located just 30 minutes away from Glacier National Park and minutes to Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort you are close enough to be in the action but far enough away to experience some solitude in the woods.

Meadowlark treehouse Airbnb
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3. Meadowlark Treehouse

Yellowstone Airbnb

  • Location:  Columbia Falls, Montana
  • Price:  $408 per night
  • Highlights:  Close to Glacier National Park. Luxury in a tree
There’s also a smaller treehouse nearby the Raven’s Nest if you are traveling in a smaller group, the Meadowlark Treehouse.  You’ll be living out your childhood fantasies in no time at either of these Montana Treehouse Retreats.
The Blue Barn Over Yonder an Airbnb in Montana
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4. The Blue Barn

Montana Airbnb Bozeman

  • Location:  Bozeman, Montana
  • Price:  $175 per night
  • Highlights:  Family friendly, Seclusion

Located on a large farm in southwest Bozeman is the Blue Barn.  The Blue Barn can comfortably sleep a small family of 4.  Equipped with a full kitchen and even a washer and dryer in this Montana Airbnb.

This makes a great home-base to explore big sky country as your 20 minutes from downtown Bozeman and 30 minutes from Big Sky town center.  There is a pond behind the barn which is used for swimming in the summer and ice skating in the winter.  There’s even a private pasture if you are traveling with your horses!

The barn is decorated I’m a modern rustic style and will make you feel right at home.  This is the ultimate stay if you are exploring Montana with a small family as there’s even a basketball court in the loft of the barn.

Chalet Tamarack Montana Airbnb
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Inside of Chalet Tamarack in Montana
Hot tub on deck at an Airbnb in Montana

5. Tamarack Chalet

Montana Airbnb for the Slopes

  • Location:  Whitefish, Montana
  • Price:  $977 per night
  • Highlights:  Skiers paradise

Experience luxury at one of the World’s First Ski-in/Ski-out Luxury Treehouses.  The Tamarack Chalet is in the best location for the ultimate ski trip as its located on the slope at Whitefish Mountain Resort.

The luxury tree house sleeps up to 6 guests and has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and a gourmet kitchen.  Would it be the ultimate skiing vacation without a hot tub?  Yes there’s even a private hot tub.  Spend your days hitting the slopes and evenings resting your tired body in the hot tub with a glass of wine.

Planning your trip to Montana in the summer?  No problem there are plenty of hiking and biking trails at your doorstep plus you are very close to Glacier National Park.  Good times are on the horizon!

Waterfront Lake house in Montana
Mountain views at a Montana Cabin vacation rental
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6. Fisherman’s Paradise

Montana Airbnb for Fishing

  • Location:  Anaconda, Montana
  • Price:  $450 per night
  • Highlights:  Lakefront, suitable for large groups

If your escape to Montana includes lots of fishing then you’ll love this modern lake front cabin.  Situated on Georgetown Lake, this 4 bedroom, 3 bath cabin can accommodate up to 13 guests which is perfect if you are traveling in a group (small or large) or with your extended family.

The cabin itself is a fantastic blend of modern amenities surrounded by natural beauty.  Every room offers stunning views of the lake and the mountains in the backdrop, it’s a beautiful sight to wake up to every day.  There are 2 large living rooms suitable for swapping late night stories and spending time with your group.

The best part may be the lakefront lawn.  The large patio doors open up to the oversized deck making the space even bigger and open.  You are so close to the lake you could fly-fish from the kitchen!  Stay here for a luxury Airbnb Montana lakefront paradise.

More Unique Airbnbs in Montana

The Silo one of the best airbnbs in Montana
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The silo Airbnb in Montana
Inside of the SIlo Airbnb
  • Location:  Corvallis, Montana
  • Price:  $180 per night
  • Highlights:  Most unique stay

Probably the coolest looking Montana Airbnb to make the list is the Silo.  The twin silos were once grain storage bins are now a modern 2-story living space.  As you enter the space and walk through the house you can still see parts of the silo as the house was built around it, I mean how cool is that.

The unique Airbnb can accommodate up to 4 guests as 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath stay.  Equipped with all the modern conveniences you’ll need like internet, smart tv’s and appliances you won’t be left wanting or needing anything.

You can roam around the property of what was once a full-time dairy farm and you can even bring your pet!   Relax, recharge and connect at the Silo.

Glamping Near Yellowstone
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8. Glamp Near Yellowstone

  • Location:  Emigrant, Montana
  • Price:  $140 per night
  • Highlights:  Camping in style

Enjoy a relaxing glamping getaway at the Tiny Town Campground.  Situated alongside the Yellowstone River, glampers here will experience some of the most diverse and rare species Montana has to offer.  Some of these include badgers, deer, elk, coyotes, fox, and even wolves and black bears.  Emigrant is a popular town know for a wide variety of outdoor recreation and in close proximity to Yellowstone NP.

The glamping tents are tasteful and inviting.  The Glamp-ground is small so it will never feel too crowded.  There are common areas for use that include a large kitchen plus bathrooms and private showers.  If you are on a budget you’ll be able to cook your own meals without having to sacrifice privacy or modern comforts.  Your chic affordable lodging experience awaits.

Historic Montana Cabin Airbnb
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9. Hunker Down in a 100+ Year Old Homestead

  • Location:  Columbia Falls, Montana
  • Price:  $250 per night
  • Highlights:  Proximity to Glacier NP, rustic living

Feeling rustic?  Spend a few nights in a historic log cabin located only 15 minutes to Glacier National Park.  This 100+ year old homestead has been refurbished and boasts all the modern amenities you would need.  Some of these amenities include a hot tub with epic mountain views, fire pit, laundry facilities and a full kitchen.

The outside of the cabin may look its age but inside the cabin is its newer, younger self.  It’s a perfect blend of rustic and charm.  Definitely a unique Airbnb in Montana.  This is a perfect getaway for couples looking for romance or a small family or group as it has 2 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 guests.  Stay here for an authentic experience and for close proximity to Glacier National Park and the Grinnel Glacier hike.

Montana Sheepherders Wagon
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10. Live like an Authentic Montana Sheepherder

  • Location:  Belgrade, Montana
  • Price:  $105 per night
  • Highlights:  Budget friendly, stopover between Yellowstone and Glacier

Can you believe that actual sheepherders used to live in these wagons?  It doesn’t get more authentic and unique than this.  The stay can sleep up to 2 people as the space is just that, a small wagon.

The antique sheepherder’s wagon is located on a historic farms just a few minutes from Belgrade.  If you love to watch the stars at night, you can’t get much better than this.  Surrounded by mountains and the sounds of nature as you fall asleep.  There is a hot shower and composting outhouse on property so you’ll be sure to get an authentic experience.

This unusual Airbnb in Montana is 20 minutes from Bozeman and is the perfect stopover between Yellowstone and Glacier if you are planning to experiencing Montana’s National Parks on your big sky vacation.  Close enough to restaurants and grocery stores yet worlds away.

Highline tower outlook in Montana near Glacier NP
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11. Soar to New Heights in a Lookout Tower

  • Location:  Columbia Falls, Montana
  • Price:  $200 per night
  • Highlights:  Family friendly, Adventure park perks

Take your Montana vacation to another level by staying in an authentic lookout tower.  The Glacier Highline is a family-friendly adventure park that offers over 50 different highline and ropes course activities.  Now you can book a stay in the second story lookout tower inside the adventure park!

This is the perfect family vacation as some of the activities you can enjoy at the park are ziplines, burma loops, log walks, cargo nets, a giant swing, rock climbing wall, and the Tarzan swing.  Plus its located close to the entrance of Glacier and near several restaurants and bars.

Luxury Sky Dome luxury housing in Montana
the sky dome near glacier NP
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12. Star Gaze in a Luxury Sky Dome

  • Location:  Essex, Montana
  • Price:  $399 per night
  • Highlights:  Luxury in nature

The luxury sky dome is an experience that combines unbelievable amenities with unforgettable adventures. There is no “roughing it” when you opt for a stay here.  The sky dome is beautiful from the huge panoramic window to the modern burning fireplace you’ll be sure to enjoy a pleasant nights sleep with undistracted views of the stars through the domes skylight.

Relax in the swinging chair or on the deck hammocks as you unwind from an adventurous day of exploring all that Montana has to offer, including nearby hiking trails and wildlife.  This is the perfect place to enjoy the land without sacrificing luxury.  Whether you’re looking for an action-packed trip or a relaxing getaway, escape the ordinary with a stay that’s extraordinary.

Earthship Airbnb
Inside of the Earthship Airbnb
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13. Self Sustain at the Earthship

  • Location:  Gallatin Gateway, Montana
  • Price:  $342 per night
  • Highlights:  Eco friendly

Do you care about the environment and want to leave less of carbon footprint?  This is one of the best Montana Airbnbs for the eco conscience.  The Earthship is an eco-friendly, off the grid and totally sustainable house.

There’s a catchment system in places that captures rain water, it generates its own electricity and passively moderates its own temperature all year round without the use of a furnace by catching the rays of the sun.

Even though the Earthship is totally sustainable it doesn’t lack any modern amenities as the stay still has fast internet with Wi-Fi, Smart TV, stocked kitchen, refrigerator, oven and washer and dryer.  This is a place for you to reset, reflect, create and let your imagination run wild.

Crazy Mountain Casa Airbnb
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14. Mountain Container Casa

  • Location:  Wilsall, Montana
  • Price:  $121 per night
  • Highlights:  Budget friendly

The crazy mountain container is tiny house constructed from two shipping containers.  This is a great home base for exploring Yellowstone Park, hiking the Bridger and Crazy Mountains or for sightseeing in Bozeman or Livingston.

The views are what makes this place an epic place to stay in Montana.  Soak up the views and sunsets on the deck, a perfect way to unwind after a days adventure.

A beautiful restored barn in Montana for Airbnb
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15. Honey’s Place 

  • Location:  Kalispell, Montana
  • Price:  $120 per night
  • Highlights:  Budget friendly, Serene location

Honey’s place is a beautiful barn built in 1915 that has totally been refurbished.  The quaint barn can sleep up to 4 guests comfortably and the kitchen is fully stocked with everything that you need.

The cozy space is set in a perfect location, a short drive to downtown, Whitefish, Flathead lake and Glacier National Park are also nearby.  Spend your evenings relaxing in the hot tub or on the private deck with a cold beverage gazing up at the stars.  Rest and relaxation with a splash of adventure is on the horizon.

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