.A weekend getaway is always good.  A weekend getaway in a truly unique setting is even better. Here in West Texas we are close to some unbelievable AirBnBs that you have to see to believe.  Let's run down some of the best that are an easy drive from San Angelo.

1. The Silo House At Laughing Llama Farm Troy Texas

The Silo House is just 3 and half hours drive from San Angelo.  It is not far from Killeen and this incredible AirBnB is very bright and airy and practical for a nice self-sufficient getaway.  It has endless pastoral views of sheep and llamas peacefully grazing in the grass and a fishing pond and an outdoor shower.

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This incredible getaway rents for a little over $120 a night and accommodates four people.

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While it looks sort of plain from the outside.  Wait until you step inside.  The décor is practical and airy.

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Two can sleep here as the couch pulls out into a bed.

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Upstairs there are more sleeping accommodations. This getaway is definitely a slice of fun and easy to reach from San Angelo.

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The pastoral beauty of the grounds allows you to watch the grazing llamas and sheep while you sip your morning coffee.

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2. The Solar House Marfa, TX

This incredible AirBnB  is just about 4 hours drive from San Angelo.  It sleeps 5 and goes for $550 a night.  They say if you live in  glass houses, you shouldn't throw stones.  That would definitely ring true in this incredible getaway just 20 minutes from Chinati Hot Springs and even further from civilization.

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You may need a "high profile" vehicle to get here, but you'll find nothing but incredible views once you do.

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There is plenty of wildlife around including Mule Deer, Elk, Javelina, Aoudad and rare Big Horn Sheep.  Plus great bird watching. There is internet and phone service and an HGTV that you can roll outside to enjoy under the stars.

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Inside, you'll find pure luxury.

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And comfortable sleeping.

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3. The Renovated Round Top, TX

Just about 4 and a half hours from San Angelo, you can enjoy the accommodations of living in a barn. You won't be sorry, if there's no room at the inn. Nevermind, spending the night, you won't be able to keep from dreaming of spending every night in this incredible space overlooking 20 acres at the highest point in Washington County. The grounds contain 300+ olive trees and luxurious accommodations. The structure looks modest from the outside...

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But once you step inside, you won't be sorry there's no room at the Inn.

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How's this for a feeding "trough"

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This is a bed you won't want to get out of.

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What's a barn without a loft?

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4. Ryders Treehouse in Baird TX

This incredible rustic AirBnB is just 1 hour and 45 minutes drive from San Angelo. If you are looking to re-kindle your childhood dreams of spending some quality time in an authentic rustic treehouse, look no further. Everything about the scenery here whispers "relaxation"  The treehouse is situated on an 800 acre working ranch. It has privacy and an outdoor screened in bathroom and kitchen. This treehouse sleeps two and goes for $345 a night.

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The outdoor kitchen means this AirBnB is only open March through November, but it is ready to go right now.

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The views are amazing and the treehouse views cove a large panarama.

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Sleeping among the gently swaying branches of the trees would definitely make for a romantic getaway.

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This is a perfect place to sip a beverage and enjoy the evening

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5.The Glass House, Hondo, TX

This is a small glass house that feels as big as the great Texas outdoors.  Just 3 hours 20 minutes from San Angelo, This glass house has all the peace and quiet an isolated 72-acre ranch can deliver, with a side of Twisted Horns Ridge thrown in. This house blends indoor and outdoor fun for a perfect combination. It sleeps two, with the option of sleeping outside or roll the bed inside for cozy night's sleep.  The Glass House AirBnB and rents for just $181 a night.

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If you've ever dreamt of sleeping outside you have the option in this incredible AirBnB.

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Or roll the bed inside this cozy glass house.

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The hot tub is also ready for you.

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Don't come here if you want to be couped up inside.  This glass house is small but the outdoors are forever in this incredible setting.

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6.The Salvation Cabin on the Blanco River, Wimberley, Texas

The "Salvation Cabin" according to it's posting on Airbnb, "we saved it, then it saved us" On the Blanco River just three and half hours from San Angelo, this rustic cabin accommodates 2 and goes for just $252 a night. Even though its in the wilderness, it has dedicated broadband, Central A/C, with a fire pit on site. During wet seasons, there are kayaks and tubes.  There might be a little water in the river now.  The area, like ours, is experiencing severe drought. But, even if the water is not there, the hiking along the river bed is excetional

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This cabin is rustic.  That's what gives it a certain charm.  Being close enough to hear the water, when its running, is even better.

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No doubt like many of the other AirBnB's we've profiled, this one does not look too glamorous from the outside.  But step inside and you'll see just how comfy it is.

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This kitchen looks like something from days gone by.  It's like going back in time to visit memories and experience simpler days.

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A great porch view overlooking the river really sets this experience off.

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7.The Butterfly Cottage, Mining Ruin Loft House, Terlingua, TX

This AirBnB is so utterly unique, it is definitely worth the 5 hour drive from San Angelo.  Especially, if you are fascinated by the history of mining.  This AirBnB is literally crafted from 100 year old mining ruins. Not only does it provide living history, but incredible views of Big Bend National Park and the skyward jutting Chisos Mountains. There is plenty of seculusion.  This retreat is situated on 68 private acres. There is room for 2 and it rents for $218 a night.

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If walls could talk, these walls would speak the language of a long forgotten mining era and would be punctuated by the sounds of metal hitting rock.

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Some might call it roughing it, but roughing it in style is more like it.  This Airbnb gets   5-star reviews.

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Bedding down for the night is a welcome respite where the sounds of the night are amplified

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Now, you see why they call this a "Mining Loft"

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This is truly an innovative and imaginative design, well worth the trip.

 

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