It looks like a tiny home is for you? You want to simplify your life, get ride of debt, and get rid of all your stuff, right? As my husband, “I need to get in one first!” Want to rent a tiny home first? Several communities and private folks list tiny homes for rent.
Will you Fit in a Tiny Home
No one wants to be the big man on the little bike. Same with you living space. My husband literally wants to know if his 6’2″ frame will fit in a Tiny Home. I agree. Our two growing boy will most likely reach 6 foot in the next few years.
Watching Youtube is one thing we as a family need to get in and “feel” a tiny home. Here are some ways to get in an actual Tiny Home.
Do Some Tiny Home Living on Your Next Vacation
Tinyhousetalk.com Not only will you learn a lot about tiny homes from this podcast there are also rental listings and workshops.
Tiny House Hotels these are all built by Tumbleweed a certified RVIA builder. With locations throughout the US you might just find one in your back yard.
Glampinghub.com Lets you explore unique outdoor locations. In this booking system tents, tree houses, and camper vans are the norm. Spaces are so unconventionally beautiful that you may give up on the tiny home all together and opt in for a yurt or tipi instead.
PeakViewPark.com One of the biggest problems with a tiny home is where to park it legally. This site give you the chance to rent a tiny home in and RV Park in Colorado.
Airbnb.com Ok unless you have been living under a rock you know about airbnb.com. Mostly private home owners renting out parts of homes or a full home for limited times in the year.
My girlfriend and I stayed in a tiny home in Seattle that included a couch/bed that came down on garage style door opener. The coolness did not end there. With an awesome since of humor the wifi codes were typed on a mechanical typewriter adoring the desk. True to Seattle this house also offered a grass carpeted upper deck accessed from the loft bed. How cool is that!
Tiny Home Living Expos
Living Simple: A Tiny Home Expo So Excited! This one is close enough to home for us to attend. It is really DIY oriented, speakers, workshops and folks bring their own creations. It is only $12 a ticket if you have a free Sunday!
Tiny House Jamboree Hosted this year in Arlington, TX is the biggest Tiny Home show in the world with venders, youtubers, workshops, tiny home livers, and over 65 models of homes to visit. Oct 27-29 2017.
Started in 2015 this association invites tiny home owners, work shop leaders, and enthusiasts to join forces for a weekend and share ideas and tiny living. UTHA us planning several festivals to show case tiny houses to the public. Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee are on the schedule.
TinyHouseLivingFestival.com If you are in the west check out the this group. Not super well advertised but someone knows because they are well attended.
Tiny Home Living Work Shops: Get in the Action Yourself
Tumbleweed Tiny Homes is offers work shops to help the “tiny curious” decided. Stories from other tiny home folks, building or buying, financing, planning and zoning regulation discussions and a chance to meet others who are embracing the life style.
TinyHouseBuild.com Andrew Morrison offers workshops around the country helping DYIers not end up face book statics. His site offers a free e course plus loads of video content to help you access if this is the right step for you!
Relaxshacks.com Deek Dickerson of Youtube fame is also offering hands on Tiny Home Building Summer Camps. Deek is a little off the cuff, well see for yourself.
Living With Intention
Building and living in a tiny home is not for sissies. This counter cultural movement walks away from bigger is better mentality to embrace modest living. The pluses are many; freedom in work, travel, location and clutter. Check out these other articles on the ups and downs of tiny living-videos too.