St. Patty’s Day: Irish-Inspired Cottage Rentals for a Fun Weekend Trip

Try one of these green vacation home rentals across the USA.

If a trip to the Irish countryside isn’t on the books for March, consider one of these charming—and very green—USA rentals instead.  

  • 01 of 07

    Green Cottage in Downtown Mount Shasta, California

    A green cottage rental in the US from HomeAway.

     A former bookstore-turned-spiritual retreat, this “secret garden” cottage is the perfect setting to spend a cozy weekend eating Irish soda bread pretending you’re vacationing in County Cork. Besides the adorable greenery-covered facade, this lovely rental boosts a queen plus sleeper sofa downstairs, two twin beds in the loft, a gas-burning heat stove, a cobblestone courtyard and blooming fruit trees at the right time of year. ($187/night)

  • 02 of 07

    Hip Austin Bungalow in Austin, Texas

    A funky green bungalow in Austin, Texas.


     This funky green bungalow in Austin has an airy floor plan, three beds, one bath, and a private shaded backyard with built-in seating, a picnic table, and a BBQ grill. Now all you need is the Guinness poured. ($179/night)

  • 03 of 07

    1838 Historic Home in Marietta, Georgia

    A green cottage in Marietta, Georgia.


    Celebrate March 17th, Southern style, in a private guest suite with its own porch and swing. Antiques, exquisite lines, a gourmet breakfast and evening cocktails by the pool or fire are all part of the added perks here. Who knows, there may even be a leprechaun roaming the grounds. ($450/night)

  • 04 of 07

    Casa Margarita on Isle of Palms, South Carolina

    Charleston is always a good time and you’re guaranteed an amazing one if you settle into this bright green mini-mansion on St. Patrick’s Day. Think of it as your own private Irish-inspired castle. Steps from the beach with room for up to 22 guests, there’s a gorgeous outdoor pool, as well as a kiddie pool, hot tub, and three-stall outdoor shower. Irish eyes (or American ones!) will be smiling here.

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  • 05 of 07

    Old Town Home in Key West, Florida

    A green vacation home rental in Key West, Florida.


     It might not be The Emerald Isle, but this “Emerald Orchid” home will do just fine for a lucky getaway to Key West, Florida. Rent this cul-de-sac gem along with seven of your closet friends for a beachy break in March—just make sure someone remembers to pack the Jameson. Three bedrooms, three baths, 20-foot living room ceilings, a heated private pool (with a waterfall and jacuzzi!), and a gas BBQ is really all you need in life. We’re in. ($382/night)

  • 06 of 07

    Green Cottage in the Northern Catskills

    Green vacation rental in the Catskills, New York.


    Located in Palenville, New York, this is where you want to go when you want to get away from it all, thanks to 1.6 semi-secluded acres nestled in the mountains. Send your days searching for four-leaf clovers in the backyard, or relax inside the 1930s rustic green cottagethat features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a wood-burning stove, fireplace, large deck, and nearby hiking trails where you can search for leprechauns. ($136/night)

  • 07 of 07

    Dancing Dolphin Multi-Level Home in Gulf Shores, Alabama

     A five-bedroom, 4.5-bath home that’s several shades of green situated on the Gulf of Mexico? The only thing that could make us happier is kissing The Blarney Stone. Watch the waves roll in on the balcony, whip up an Irish feast in the spacious kitchen, chill out in the master whirlpool tub, and party poolside with your entire crew because this house sleeps 16. (Rates vary)