- Darin Dinsmore, an urban planner, has created a unique camp in Sedona, Arizona, featuring four tiny homes.
- These small cabins are built on the side of a cliff and are designed to resemble tree houses.
- The tiny homes are listed on Airbnb, starting at $200 per night.
This is an exclusive interview with Darin Dinsmore, an urban planner and founder of TinyCamp in Sedona and Cottonwood, Arizona. The interview has been edited for brevity and clarity.
Combining his background in urban planning and love for travel, Darin Dinsmore started the TinyCamp project in Sedona and Cottonwood, Arizona. Featuring beautifully designed tiny homes, the camp offers a unique experience for visitors.
During his travels, Dinsmore had the inspiration to create a community that emphasizes a connection with nature. Collaborating with local builders, the tiny homes were constructed on the side of a cliff, resembling tree houses. Each home is equipped with outdoor amenities such as hot tubs and fireplaces, inviting guests to enjoy an indoor-outdoor experience.
The success of TinyCamp goes beyond Airbnb bookings. Dinsmore found that people are drawn to the camp through online searches for unique vacation experiences. TinyCamp Sedona has become a popular destination for yoga retreats, hiking trips, and intimate celebrations.
While the tiny house movement is growing, Dinsmore acknowledges that the cost of tiny homes can be surprising. However, he believes in the potential for tiny homes to provide affordable local housing solutions in communities like Sedona and Cottonwood.
With their mission to promote sustainable tourism and community development, Dinsmore and his team are already working on expanding the TinyCamp project to Clarkdale, Arizona. This new venture will prioritize affordable housing options and create a vibrant community space.