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  • Best Vacations for Dogs

    Dog owners know that their pooches are simply part of the family. When it comes to a family vacation, leaving the little ones behind is not always an option. With a little planning, traveling with your dog is easy. The best vacations for dogs usually invol…

  • Top Family Vacation Rentals

    A whole house for vacation can give you a gourmet kitchen, private ocean views, and even a pool! Look at these destinations for your next vacation where you'll find some of the nicest family vacation rentals.

  • Pet-Friendly Summer Rentals

    You have an athletic dog who loves the fresh mountain air as much as you do. Your cat will never forgive you if you leave her alone for too long. Your pet is a part of your family, and leaving someone behind just doesn’t feel right.

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  • Luxury in the Caribbean

    The Caribbean consists of a number of countries known for their slowed-down way of life and natural beauty, ranging from the Dominican Republic to the Virgin Islands to Jamaica to St. Barthelemy. If you're in the market for a luxury vacation at a spectacul…

  • Luxury vacations for kids

    Luxury vacations are the ultimate splurge, but luxury resorts are notoriously kid-unfriendly. If you plan on making your five-star vacation a whole family affair, book a luxury vacation rental instead. You can have all the amenities of a pricey resort with…

  • What Makes South Walton Special

    Located on the beautiful Emerald Coast of the Florida Panhandle, South Walton's beach neighborhoods make this stretch of coastline a favorite beach vacation spot.

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  • 5 Fabulous Luxury Beach Homes

    Picture yourself in paradise—warm sand between your toes, an ocean breeze on your cheeks, waves crashing around you as you gaze out at endless water. Now imagine the beachfront property behind you, your vacation home for as long as you can stay. Think eleg…

  • Mother's Day

    These vacation rentals are a perfect way to get away.

  • 8 Great Stops on Route 66

    Nat King Cole had the right idea when he sang, “Get your kicks on Route 66.” This historic highway stretches over 2,000 miles and offers plenty of opportunities to see many of the smaller towns that make this country great. Of course, you’ll need places to…

Vacations by Month

  • Romantic Getaways in April

    In April, your dreams of a romantic vacation may be easily spoiled by hordes of rowdy students on spring break. But if you follow these suggestions, you'll be guaranteed some alone time. Here are our tips for romantic getaways in April:

  • March Vacations

    Weather you’re looking for a romantic retreat on the beach or a winter wonderland fit for the entire family, March is the time to do it.

  • Romantic Getaways

    July is the height of summer. Whether you want escape the heat or frolic in the sun, we have some suggestions for your love bird's getaway.

Ultimate Properties

  • Houses That Let You Travel Like a Jedi

    Star Wars fans won’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to find a unique and inspired place to stay on vacation, so pack your toothbrush, stick your lightsaber in your suitcase and go with this: May the force be with you.

  • Top 9 Hobbit Houses

    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.

  • National Video Games Day

    This Friday, Sept. 12 is National Video Games Day. To celebrate the occasion, HomeAway.com is helping video game fans turn their favorite virtual worlds into reality. This list of 10 one-of-a-kind rentals inspired by classic video games is perfect for anyo…

Infographics

  • Planning Your Road Trip on the Appalachian Trail

    Road trips are an American institution - pile your friends and family into the car with a map and a playlist and set out on an adventure. A tour of the Smoky Mountains, on the iconic Appalachian Trail, provides sublime scenery and plenty of opportunities f…

  • Smoky Mountains National Park Facts [Infographic]

    In this forest that straddles the North Carolina and Tennessee state lines, visitors encounter row after row of amazing views and remnants of the Southern Appalachian way of life.

  • Wineries Infographic

    For countless generations, wine has been mankind's matchless companion. This guide takes that relationship to some surprising places in America's lesser known wine regions

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