These 16 delightfully odd Airbnb rentals are guaranteed to inspire wanderlust

Since its launch in 2008, Airbnb has singlehandedly changed the hospitality industry.

The online marketplace for lodging and events has redefined the way people look, book and expect to travel. By offering a plethora of rental options (over 3 million listings, to be exact) in 191 countries, the ever-growing platform continues to appeal to even the most outlandish of travelers.

Staying in someone else's home offers the traveler a unique perspective that he or she might not get while staying at the hotel -- you're more immersed in the culture, living and breathing a new city; you have the opportunity to connect with homeowners and other travelers. Plus, it might be cheaper!

Unique homes you can rent through Airbnb:

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Hop aboard the magic school bus, a converted short school bus that's ready to cater to your next adventure. According to the Airbnb description, the bus features LED lighting, and a queen sized bed.

One-of-a-kind Converted Magic School Bus Adventure, Salinas, California ($55 per night)

You can book the bus here.  

Spongebob would be proud. 

The World Famous Seashell House Casa Caracol in Isla Mujeres, Mexico ($308 per night). 

You can book this house here

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Saddle up, because the west is calling your name. This "Love nest" at a Morongo ranch has plenty of animals roaming around, along with a saloon and a place to play horseshoes. 

Morongo Valley, California ($145 per night)

You can rent a room here

This tower in the heart of Carmel Valley is waiting for you. 

Serene Peaceful Tower Retreat in Carmel Valley, CA ($175 per night)

You can book this house here.

This Japanese caravan comes with air conditioning and a "modern toilet."

Tokyo, Japan ($135 per night) 

You can book this house here

This home looks like something out of an eco-friendly future. 

NewEarth Haven, Amethyst Crystal Dome in Bali, Indonesia ($67 per night).

You can book this house here

Does this tower not remind you of scene out of Harry Potter?

Old Tower with a swimming pool and lake view, Tuoro sul Trasimeno, Umbria, Italy, ($95 per night)

You can rent this house here.  

Another day, another cave. Get ready to hear an echo. 

Cave with garden at Sacromonte, Granada, Andalusia, Spain, ($59 per night)

You can rent this house here

This vintage-style airstream home offers a lot of Texan charm -- on wheels! 

Super Cute Retro Airstream in Wimberley, Texas ($130 per night)

You can rent the house here

This mushroom dome in California calls itself the "#1 on Airbnb in the world." With over 1,000 reviews and 5 stars, tourists are flocking to this geodesic treehouse in the woods. 

Mushroom Dome Cabin: #1 on airbnb in the world", Aptos, CA, United States ($125 per night) 

You can rent this house here

When in Cornwall, stay in a Yurt. 

Wych Elm Yurts in Cornwall, England ($73 per night)

You can rent one here

This "authentic freighter" from the 1930s is a favorite of tourists traveling in the Netherlands. 

Authentic houseboat with privacy and comfort in Amsterdam, Netherland ($147 per night) 

You can book this boat here

Stay in this energy-efficient dome home to fully experience Denmark. 

Domehouse, Esbjerk Denmark ($81 per night)

You can book this home here

Yes, you too can stay in The Wagon in Blacksmith's Garden! This ecological gem comes with rave reviews if you're looking to stay in Steinberg, Germany. 

The Wagon in Blacksmith' Garden, Steinberg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany ($67 per night) 

You can book The Wagon here

This duplex is only for the most extreme of travelers, ready to take on Greenland's light snow... 

Duplex in the heart of old Nuuk, Nuuk, Kitaa, Greenland ($93 per night)

You can book this home here

Live in a cave -- in France! 

Amboise Troglodyte/Chez Hélène in Nazelles-Nègron, ($89) per night.

You can book this house here

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Want to experience Southern England's complex history? You might want to tough it out in a yurt. How about do yoga outside of a translucent converted school bus, spend a night aboard a Danish houseboat or visit a seashell-shaped home in Mexico? The options are endless with these unique homes!

Scroll through above see the most whimsical homes you can rent from Airbnb.

Related: This is one expensive Airbnb

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