How an Instagram Post Landed Their Airbnb in Vogue — Meet the Creators of The Kingdom A-Frame

Meet Alexis and Skeeter — the creators of The Kingdom A-Frame, a quintessential New England escape in Burke, Vermont. 

Alexis and Skeeter love mountain biking and have traveled to Northeastern Vermont to traverse the Kingdom Trails for years!  These trails are known as the crown jewel of East Coast mountain biking.

Alexis and Skeeter have three dogs and struggled to find an Airbnb that both allowed dogs and offered an inspirational aesthetic. 

After doing some back-of-the-napkin math, the couple realized that, given the frequency of their travels to Burke, they might actually be better off buying a place then continuing to book stays on Airbnb. 

Tune in to hear the fun story of:

  • How Alexis and Skeeter found and refurbished The Kingdom A-Frame
  • How an instagram post landed their A-Frame in Vogue
  • How they’ve balanced increasing their nightly rate (as their insta-fame has grown) with their original mission of creating a beautiful, accessible, and unique escape for all

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If you liked this episode, you’re going to love some of our other recent conversations:
 
How She Built an Insta-Famous Airbnb — The Story Behind the Cozy Rock Cabin.
 
She Left Her Law Career to Become a Hospitality Entrepreneur — Meet the Creator of Field and Lake
 
From Serving in Afghanistan to Hosting on Airbnb: Meet the Founders of Seasons‘ Yield Farm
 

About the Show

Behind the Stays is brought to you twice a week by Sponstayneous — a free, biweekly newsletter that brings subscribers the best last-minute deals and upcoming steals on Airbnb.  
 
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Behind the Stays is hosted by Zach Busekrus, co-founder of Sponstayneous, you can connect with him on Twitter at @zboozee.

 
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