Itching to travel?

Although voyaging outside the country may not be an option right now, exploring our very own backyard can satisfy your travel bug.

Canada has a lot to offer in terms of stunning scenery, whether it be B.C.’s jaw-dropping forest terrain, N.S.’s glistening shores, or Toronto’s vibrant city streets. That’s why we’re giving you an inside look at some of The North’s most unique listings on Airbnb that are worth checking out.

In other words, we saved you the hours-long search for a place that you probably wouldn’t expect to find in your hometown. Now, pack your bags and get ready to be transported to what feels and looks like a faraway land without going too far.

1. The Glass Cabin – Golden, B.C.

Rated 4.91/5 stars

This modern yet cozy cabin is the ideal accommodation for those who want to experience a secluded getaway within Canada’s boreal forest. Located right next to Blaeberry river, this space offers two beds and two baths with floor to ceiling windows. It’s a must-visit during the snowy months.

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2. The Treehouse – Port Perry, Ont.

Rated 4.98/5 stars

Escape to your own private treehouse on this 300-acre property. Located a short one-hour drive from Toronto, this cabin features a pond and hiking trails, all while remaining close to a small town and shops. The elevated structure will make you feel untouchable.

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3. Skylit Loft – Montreal, Q.C. 

Rated 4.76/5 stars

Experience the rustic side of Old Montreal with this one bedroom loft in a prime location for anyone looking to explore the city on foot. Head down the street and grab some delicious food or walk next door and visit the Notre Dame Basilica.

Skylit Loft in Old Montreal

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4. Cob Cottage – Mayne Land Island, B.C.

Rated 4.97/5 stars

One of the quirkiest Airbnb’s we’ve seen yet, this hand-sculpted accommodation was built using local natural materials. It’s a spacious cottage with an outdoor wood burning fireplace and an interior that has desert vibes written all over it.

Cob Cottage

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5. ‘Ome Pod – Burlington, N.L.

Rated 4.93/5 stars

From this architectural wonder, you can experience the natural beauty of New Foundland like never before. Located right on the North Shore of Alley, this modern cabin is uniquely designed and runs on solar energy. With its tall windowed doors, you can watch the sunrise as you sip your morning coffee.

'Ome Pod

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6. Sunlit Luxury Loft – Toronto, Ont.

Rated 4.69/5 stars

Explore Toronto and come back to “home base” on King St. West. Bubbling with great restaurants and bars close to the city’s core, this Airbnb is at a central location for those looking to live it up for a weekend.

Sunlit Luxury Loft

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7. Wentworth Cabin – Westchester Station, N.S. 

Rated 5 stars

Enjoy outskirt views of gorgeous Nova Scotia in this beautifully structured cabin. Located next to hiking trails, waterfalls, and fishing spots, it’s an ideal getaway for those looking to immerse themselves in the wilderness. Our favourite part? The floor-to-ceiling windows. At night, you’ll be witness to a stunning array of stars.

Cozy Wentworth A Frame Cabin

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8. The Mongolian Yurt – Whitehorse, Y.T. 

Rated 4.91/5 stars

Located across from Cowley Lake on 21 private acres, this accommodation is made for those seeking an outdoor adventure. Simple, cozy, and secluded, you can witness the Northern Lights at night from this yurt and wake up to a beautiful backdrop of mountains and snowy terrain in the morning.

Mongolian Yurt

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