To celebrate the release of The Hobbit 3: Battle of the Five Armies, HomeAway has put together a list of nine real-life “hobbit houses" where travelers can actually stay.

Welcome to the Shire (in Montana)

Thompson Falls, Montana—property #969762

This genuine hobbit house was built to bring The Lord of the Rings to life. More than a bed to sleep in and a stove to cook on, the Shire offers visitors a unique experience full of imagination and magic. Surrounding this hobbit home is a village that comes to life at night with the magical display of lights from the cavalcade of mushrooms that line Hobbit Lane to the lighted mural of an entire Hobbit Village. Enjoy the unique features of this unique vacation experience, with an added twist of imagery and sophistication.

Whimsical Stone Cottage

Charlevoix, Michigan—property #501060vb

Architect and dreamer Earl Young created a magical world with his eccentric stone cottage. It is a home that seems as if it could be a neighbor to Bilbo Baggins' hobbit hole. Enjoy the sandy beach, lighthouse and sunsets just outside this whimsical cottage. It is an easy two-block stroll to the quaint village of Charlevoix for shopping, dining, ferry, drawbridge and music in the park.

A Cozy Hobbit Hole

Issaquah, Washington—property #906907

Architect and dreamer Earl Young created a magical world with his eccentric stone cottage. It is a home that seems as if it could be a neighbor to Bilbo Baggins' hobbit hole. Enjoy the sandy beach, lighthouse and sunsets just outside this whimsical cottage. It is an easy two-block stroll to the quaint village of Charlevoix for shopping, dining, ferry, drawbridge and music in the park.

Hobbit Vacation Home

Santorini, Greece—property #3563565

If Bilbo Baggins had the time to go on vacation his first choice would be this Greek Island home. This cave villa was built directly into the mountain similar to a hobbit dwelling and consists of two cavities connected by a tunnel. The villa has a private swimming pool and a beautiful view over the picturesque village of Oia. Manos designed and constructed the villa with extreme respect to the natural landscape and the well-known Santorinian traditional bioclimatic architecture. Its location provides an amazing unobstructed panoramic view towards the village and other Greek islands.

Hobbit Décor

Santa Fe, New Mexico—property #209359

If Bilbo Baggins had the time to go on vacation his first choice would be this Greek Island home. This cave villa was built directly into the mountain similar to a hobbit dwelling and consists of two cavities connected by a tunnel. The villa has a private swimming pool and a beautiful view over the picturesque village of Oia. Manos designed and constructed the villa with extreme respect to the natural landscape and the well-known Santorinian traditional bioclimatic architecture. Its location provides an amazing unobstructed panoramic view towards the village and other Greek islands.

A Grassy Knoll

Port Townsend, Washington—property #457296vb

True to Hobbiton, this home has a grass-covered roof as if it resides in Middle Earth. Enjoy the vast surroundings in Port Townsend while imaging the Olympic Mountains as the Iron Hills of the Third Age. This home makes for a perfect getaway for romantics and outdoor enthusiasts alike. It is tucked into the Blossom Valley on a working equine ranch and developing farm just minutes from historic Port Townsend. Year-round outdoor activities include hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, sailing, boating and equestrian activities.

A Secret Path

Carbondale, Illinois—property #652346vb

What's better than a cozy earthen shelter in the Shawnee Hills? This hobbit house was inspired by the famed novel, along with the owners’ eco-friendly design philosophies. Nine-foot ceilings, arched walls and dimmable lighting give this unique and spacious one-bedroom cottage a romantic ambiance. Guests can enjoy the secret path through the woods to the Blue Sky Vineyard, or simply stay at home and enjoy a relaxing soak in the private four-person hot tub.

Tiny House

Perthshire, Scotland—property #873972

Even though it looks too small for a human, this hobbit house offers plenty of space for a memorable getaway. Travelers can rent this tiny home for private use on the resort-style property in the Scotland Highlands. While there, enjoy a round of golf and dine at the resort restaurant to complete the experience.

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