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 517,260 vacation rentals near United States. From 51,165 Cabins to 209,019 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:

  • Orlando: 38,537 vacation rentals
  • New York: 5,443 vacation rentals
  • Key West: 1,653 vacation rentals
  • San Diego: 5,618 vacation rentals
  • Asheville: 1,958 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:

  • Orlando: 38,537 rentals
  • New York: 5,443 rentals
  • Key West: 1,653 rentals
  • San Diego: 5,618 rentals
  • Asheville: 1,958 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): 1,046 vacation rentals
  • Payson, AZ (PJB): 147 vacation rentals
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL): 6,197 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: 39,302 rentals
  • Gulf Shores Beach: 10,717 rentals
  • Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk: 2,592 rentals
  • Bethany Beach Boardwalk: 3,301 rentals
  • Wrightsville Beach: 1,743 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

Florida
128,309 vacation rentals
Colorado
26,473 vacation rentals
Maine
8,223 vacation rentals
Tennessee
11,835 vacation rentals
Hawaii
23,653 vacation rentals
Vermont
4,294 vacation rentals
New Hampshire
4,041 vacation rentals
California
50,283 vacation rentals
Wisconsin
4,939 vacation rentals
Virginia
5,806 vacation rentals
Washington
9,065 vacation rentals
Arizona
14,833 vacation rentals
Minnesota
3,284 vacation rentals
New Jersey
7,757 vacation rentals
Georgia
11,082 vacation rentals
Texas
21,150 vacation rentals
Ohio
2,116 vacation rentals
West Virginia
1,285 vacation rentals
Maryland
6,254 vacation rentals
Massachusetts
12,289 vacation rentals