Destination guide

Visit the United States

Prepare yourself for a diverse and exciting adventure if you travel the the great melting pot of the United States. Here, you can find a variety of different environments, from the sandy beaches of Florida to the sprawling metropolis of New York City to the Mojave Desert out west. There’s a never-ending list of exciting attractions and activities in the States, so start planning your vacation now. Book a United States vacation rental, and enjoy all the comforts of home as you explore everything this massive country has to offer.

Activities

Year round fun in the United States

Any time you visit the United States, there’s something exciting to do. Head west to the Rocky Mountains for thrilling ski adventures through the snowy mountain range. Enjoy the beaches of California and Florida. Take a trip through New York City’s Manhattan Mall for a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. While you’re in the city that never sleeps, you can enjoy a vibrant nightlife at its numerous popular nightclubs. You can find similar establishments in Los Angeles, the entertainment capital of the world, as well as in plenty of other cities around the country.

Weather

A climate zone for everyone in the United States

The United States offers a broad variety of climates. Northern areas like New York City and Boston can experience heavy snow during their freezing winters while you could comfortably walk to the beach in the Florida Keys wearing just a swimsuit in the middle of January. The summer is a perfect time to visit the beach on any coast. Winter months provide perfect skiing opportunities in the Colorado mountains if you’re looking for a winter getaway. Expect moderate rainfall in most places except for the deserts and plains out west where it becomes a bit less frequent.

Natural features

Explore the United States’ varied biomes

Like its climate, the United States is home to a plethora of varied geological features. You can see the Grand Canyon out west in Arizona for breathtaking views of this massive canyon carved out by the Colorado River. Soak up the sun on beaches all around the coast from Florida to California to New Jersey. Journey through the Appalachian Trail for a mountainous hiking adventure or explore the vast fields in the midwest. Wherever you go, you’ll find a variety of animals, from deer to squirrels to the adorable groundhog.

Where to stay around United States?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 517,816 vacation rentals near United States. From 51,205 Cabins to 209,205 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near United States for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in United States?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in United States. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • San Diego: 5,677 vacation rentals
  • Asheville: 1,967 vacation rentals
  • New Orleans: 2,736 vacation rentals
  • Breckenridge: 7,370 vacation rentals
  • Los Angeles: 6,191 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in United States! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in United States?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in United States:

  • San Diego: 5,677 rentals
  • Asheville: 1,967 rentals
  • New Orleans: 2,736 rentals
  • Breckenridge: 7,370 rentals
  • Los Angeles: 6,191 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to United States?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in United States are:

  • Florida Keys Marathon Airport (MTH): 1,034 vacation rentals
  • Payson, AZ (PJB): 152 vacation rentals
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL): 6,153 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in United States?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in United States. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Disney World: 38,881 rentals
  • Gulf Shores Beach: 10,625 rentals
  • Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk: 2,743 rentals
  • Disneyland: 2,802 rentals
  • Ocean Isle Beach: 1,121 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around United States listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around United States

Michigan
10,034 vacation rentals
Hawaii
23,838 vacation rentals
Vermont
4,301 vacation rentals
New Hampshire
4,044 vacation rentals
California
50,475 vacation rentals
Wisconsin
4,951 vacation rentals
Virginia
5,788 vacation rentals
Washington
9,022 vacation rentals
New Jersey
7,790 vacation rentals
Ohio
2,102 vacation rentals
Maryland
6,271 vacation rentals
Massachusetts
12,359 vacation rentals
Kentucky
1,814 vacation rentals
Montana
4,659 vacation rentals
Indiana
1,619 vacation rentals
Delaware
3,570 vacation rentals
Utah
9,781 vacation rentals
Oregon
9,643 vacation rentals
New York
16,759 vacation rentals
Oklahoma
1,689 vacation rentals