STAYCATIONS: Top 5 Interesting Airbnb Listings Located in Middle Georgia


The wide range of houses to be found in Middle Georgia (although not this dramatic looking home) is astounding (Photograph courtesy of eberhard grossgasteiger on

Middle Georgia, with its rich history, charming towns, and scenic landscapes, has become a hidden gem for travelers seeking unique and offbeat experiences. Airbnb has opened doors to a wide range of distinctive places to stay that go beyond the conventional. From tiny homes to quirky cabins, the following are just a few of the more unique houses you can stay in that are conveniently located nearby. 

1. Little House on the Quarry in Yatesville

This Airbnb tiny house is in Yatesville, which is located about 35 miles from Macon. The house sits right next to a picturesque rock quarry that the owners say hasn’t been mined since 1968.

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Though the house is tiny, it holds one king bed, a kitchen, a bathroom, and a window air conditioning unit, with a balcony outside. There is also a walking trail, and multiple lookouts over the quarry which has rock walls up to 100 feet high and water that is said to be “crystal clear blue and up to 75 [feet] deep.”

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Access to the quarry and water costs an additional fee, and the owners allow swimming and kayaking (and the kayaks are provided). Water access is closed from November until April. This Airbnb is best for couples as children and pets are not allowed.

Prices and ratings can change depending on several factors but, as of the time of publication, this Airbnb listing costs $110 a night and is rated 4.97 out of 5 with 233 reviews.

2. “Once upon a Man Cave” in Warner Robins

This unique listing is a log cabin located on a 600-acre working farm. The log cabin contains a queen bed and a sofa bed, a kitchen, television, air conditioning, and a patio or balcony.

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There are also walking trails, a pond, a porch for sitting, and a charcoal grill for cooking dinner. The listing’s description says it is located about 4 miles from Warner Robins’s shops and restaurants, 5 miles from I-75, and 6 miles from Robins Air Force Base.

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As of the time of publication, nightly room rates are $125 a night and the listing is rated 5 out of 5 points with 73 reviews.

3. Woodland Chalet in Forsyth

This cozy listing is a log cabin with a deck, hot tub, and private lake. Seven guests can sleep in the cabin’s 2 bedrooms with one queen bed, one bunk bed (twin over a full-sized mattress), and a full-sized bed in a loft.

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There is also a living room, a full bath with a standing shower, and a kitchen. The hot tub is located outside under the stars (and string lights) and a fire pit area and grill make spending time in the outdoors more enjoyable. The log cabin is said to be located only 15 minutes from High Fall State Park and 20 minutes from Lake Juliette. This listing is not pet friendly though and there are quiet hours from 10 p.m. until 8 a.m.

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As of the time of publication, prices per night cost $164 and the listing has 4.95 stars with 19 reviews.

4. Industrial Open Concept near Robins Air Force Base and I-75

This modern-looking Airbnb listing is the “downstairs level of a brick home” that includes industrial-style decor, a unique indoor swing bed, and a pool table (as well as a swimming pool outside for when the hot Georgia weather inevitably returns).

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One big plus for pet owners is that they are welcome and there is no pet fee. This listing has space for three guests with one bedroom and one bathroom.

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As of the time of publication, prices per night cost $116 and the listing has 4.98 stars with 53 reviews.

5. Cozy Family Home in Fort Valley

This spacious Airbnb home makes a perfect getaway for families looking to escape their regular settings.

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The listing has three bedrooms, two bathrooms each with a walk-in shower as well as two dining areas, three different fire pit areas, and lots of outdoor seating. Well-behaved, house-trained pets are welcome as well.

As of the time of publication, prices per night cost $137 and the listing has 4.85 stars with 33 reviews.

Please note, that the prices quoted in this article reflect the prices you would pay if you stayed at the Airbnb in January of this year.

As you explore Middle Georgia through these extraordinary Airbnb listings, you're not merely booking a room. Instead, you are immersing yourself in the stories, traditions, and idiosyncrasies that make this region special. Whether it's a night in a tiny house next to a massive quarry or a stay in a charming log cabin tucked away in the countryside, the unique accommodations available to rent through Airbnb offer a glimpse into the very heart of Georgia. So, next time you are planning a getaway but don't want to have to drive too far, consider skipping the ordinary and opting for an Airbnb stay in one of the many interesting listings in our region.

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