Joel Allen actually built the super-duper top-secret tree house we all dreamed about as kids. He calls it the HemLoft, and it’s perched among a grove of old-growth trees on a hillside that overlooks the Whistler wilderness.
A few months ago, Airbnb approached me to put together a Wish List of my favorite homes in the West. I enthusiastically accepted (of course). Along the way, I discovered that some of my favorite homes featured in Sunset over the years are for rent on the site.
Yes, that means you can actually spend the night in a house you’ve seen on the pages of Sunset.
This post may qualify us as truly trailer-obsessed, but there appears to be a never-ending supply of creative campers out here. Meet one of the original trailer park motels and, quite possibly, the ultimate ode to retro kitsch: The Shady Dell in Bisbee, Arizona.
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