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7 thrifty summer escapes: Go somewhere HOT HOT HOT without spending A LOT LOT LOT

Days get longer, temperatures heat up, work and school activities slow down… ahhh, let’s take a deep breath and celebrate summer! You can ditch the office or the carpool by booking a vacation rental in one of these premier destinations. With a plethora of activities that don’t break the bank, these seven locations will have …

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Glorious outdoor spaces for summer

Yield to the call of the great outdoors this season! We’ve found six incredible vacation rentals primed for enjoying the elements. Why not select a stay with features that maximize your group’s chances for summer fun? Whether it’s lounging in a dreamy garden setting, fishing off a dock, or sitting around a bonfire, here’s how …

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7 amazing houses to split with friends

Friends make life richer. They help enrich your bank account when you share the cost of an over-the-top home with a handful of your choicest homies. What’s more, all the best vacay activities — grilling, saltwater pool-lounging, roof-deck dancing under a setting sun — are way better with friends around to hold your beer or …

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5 super-chill stays for no-drama group getaways

When you’re finally able to unite your squad for a quick escape, you want to have the time of your lives — which means there’s absolutely no room for drama! Find the right shared setting for your crew, and you’re well on your way to collective nirvana. A private stay with built-in perks and extra …

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Quiz: What’s the perfect weekend getaway for your squad?

Fact: 99% of Americans let vacation days go to waste. JK, it’s really 55%. BUT STILL. That’s depressingly high. So do your part! Grab your friends and get away for the weekend. Wondering where your squad should go? Let us show you the way.

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7 family reunion destinations so perfect even your craziest aunt can’t say no

Most of us can admit that our clan consists of a (lovably) nutty cast of characters … So when it’s time to reunite en masse somewhere after 5, 10, even 20 years, finding the perfect locale is key. We’ve uncovered seven very different ways to start thinking about your crew’s particular rendezvous. How about checking …

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7 spring break destinations for the whole family

School’s out! No matter how old you are, those two little words can still make you feel deliriously happy. With spring break just around the corner, now is the perfect time to think about recharging and reconnecting as a family. Whether you’re looking to thaw out on a beach, hit the slopes for some spring …

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Fairy houses? Stars Wars-themed bunk beds? Proximity to Disneyland Park? Select from 5 KID KINGDOMS for your next family getaway

From enchanting homes with themed rooms near beloved amusement parks to splashy waterfront properties or rustic mountain escapes with their own hobbit holes, these family-friendly vacation rentals will awe and inspire kids of all ages. And they’ll likely tickle the fancy of parents too!

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8 awe-inspiring national sites every American needs to see

Oh, our pretty lady with those spacious skies … If you’ve never trekked through the peaks, valleys, monuments, and parks that make this land our land, what are you waiting for? Get packing and finally set off for Yellowstone, Mount Rushmore, the base of the Liberty Bell, and five more US sights you have to …

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Live like royalty: Castle rentals around Europe

Fit for a king or queen—or your whole royal family—these castles located in delightful destinations around Europe invite you and your kin or friends for an unforgettable stay in settings right out of a history book.