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“Up” House, X-Men Mansion and more

The experience is part of Airbnb’s new ‘Icons’ line

If you’ve ever seen Pixar’s heartwarming, imaginative 2009 film Upwards and thought, “Wow, I would really like to see what that big floating house would look like to live in,” then you might get your chance.

Part of Airbnb’s new ‘Icons’ series of vacation rentals, the house is out Upwards has been painstakingly recreated in Abiquiu, New Mexico and is now available for booking. The Airbnb listing, which celebrates the 15th anniversary of Upwards, is “hosted” by the film’s lead actor, Carl Frederickson, and features many elements from the original film: Ellie’s Adventure Book, Dug the talking dog, and yes, the balloons. The ad features a photo of the balloon-laden property being lifted high into the air by a crane, so if you’re renting you might want to hold onto the porch railing as you step outside.

Elsewhere in the AirBnB room with two beds and one bathroom “Upwards House’ listed activities such as ‘wilderness excursions’, ‘mini-adventures’, stargazing and a ‘Bran Flakes’ breakfast. Billed as a “great place to explore nature,” requests to stay at the house are open now and close on May 13.

Believe it or not, the Upwards Excursion is just one of many new AirBnB ‘Icon’ properties rolling out this year. Westchester, New York is home to a recently renovated mansion styled as a recreation of the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning, specifically the one from the Marvel Animation series X Men ’97. The “X Mansion” is complete with a huge Sentinel head plastered in the front yard, X Men-themed rooms, personalized and immersive X Men experiences such as a cocktail lab and a combat training stunt course.

Meanwhile, fans of Prince’s 1984 opus can now stay with the late artist.Purple Rain House” in Minneapolis, purchased specifically for the album’s accompanying film. The house has never been available to the general public until now, and guests can enjoy rare and previously unreleased Prince recordings.

Air BnB’s ‘Icons’ line also offers special one-off experiences – including a special stand-up and tequila tasting with Kevin Hart, a ‘Living Room Session’ with Doja Cat, a fortnight battle with TikTok star Khaby Lame and a week on tour with Latin superstar Feid. Other ‘slumber party’ experiences include a stay at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris on the eve of the 2024 Olympics, a lock-in at the Ferrari Museum in Italy and an overnight stay in a recreation of the ‘headquarters’ from Disney’s upcoming movie. , Inside out 2.

The new ‘Icons’ experiences have been in the works at Airbnb for a while. Previous entertainment-focused Airbnbs include stays at Shrek’s Swamp, the mansion of The fresh prince of Bel-Airthe pub of Ted Lassoand even the world’s last Blockbuster video store.

Check out photos of Air Bnb’s upcoming ‘Icons’ collection below.