The Most Unusual Hotels in America
If you’re reading here, chances are you’re not a fan of GenericHotel, Anytown, USA. The recent popularity of small and unique boutique hotels has made staying somewhere that’s a little different, more affordable. Forbes.com put together a list of the Most Unusual Hotels in America. For a country that’s no stranger to quirky roadside attractions and offbeat sites, there are plenty to choose from…here are a few:
Jules’ Undersea Lodge, in Key Largo Florida, is a former research lab that requires scuba diving 21 feet beneath the sea’s surface to get to your room. Once you’ve taken the plunge, you can relax and enjoy views of your temporary neighbors.
Many museum lovers have dreamt of spending a night in their favorite gallery – to be left to explore after hours. The 21c Museum Hotel allows guest to do just that. More than just a place to spend the night, it’s a 90-room boutique hotel, contemporary art museum and cultural civic center nestled in the heart of Museum Row in historic downtown Louisville, KY.
Out n’About is a true bed & breakfast in the trees! Sleep 32 feet off the ground in Cave Junction, Oregon and enjoy the nature that surrounds you. More than just a backyard campout, the ‘treesort’ has onsite activities such as horseback riding, zip line rides, art classes and full service spa.
The main image comes from the Dog Bark Park Inn in Cottonwood, Ohio. “Where sleeping in the dog house is a good thing,” guests of the Dog Bark stay inside of a wooden dog that the hotel claims is the world’s biggest beagle, at 35 feet tall.
To check out other hotels that made the cut, visit Forbes.com.