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16 Great Places to Get a Summer Rental

The days are long and warm, school’s out, and it’s time for a trip. How about a summer home for the season? Maybe something with a porch or patio… perhaps a backyard and your own pool? Maybe something oceanfront? Summers are especially perfect for booking a vacation rental. We’ve taken some of the guesswork out about where to go and have included 16 popular summer destination for getting a vacation rental.
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Cape Cod vacation rentals
Cape Cod
Cape Cod is one of America’s favorite summer destinations. Many people rent a cottage for the entire summer. This area is known for its quaint New England charm and great seafood. Lots of warm water inlets make for great kayaking and boating, while the main coastline has beautiful crashing waves.
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Orange Beach vacation rentals
Orange Beach
Situated on the Gulf Coast, Alabama’s Orange Beach is known for its white sand and warm waters. Deep sea fishing is a popular sport in this town, as is golf. There is also plenty of hiking along the coastline, including several backcountry trails. Dolphin cruises are also very popular in this area.
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Panama City Beach vacation rentals
Panama City Beach
Rent a condo in Panama City Beach and let the fun begin. Our users ranked St. Andrews State Park the #2 beach in the United States. There are several historic shipwrecks for scuba divers to explore and an abundance of dolphins for those looking to take a dolphin cruise. Of course, relaxing in the sun is perfectly fine.
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Ocean City vacation rentals
Ocean City
Ocean City is perhaps best known for its lovely boardwalk. It features lots of great shopping and places to eat. You can also rent a bike and explore the area or else just find a spot on the white sand and soak up some summer sun. When you want a break from the beach, check out Northside Park.
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Virginia Beach vacation rentals
Virginia Beach
Getting a vacation rental in Virginia beach means having lots of fun things to do. There’s the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and Neptune’s Park. Explore lighthouses or visit the aquarium. There are even dinner shows. Don’t forget to actually visit the beach.
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Tybee Island vacation rentals
Tybee Island
A Southern gem just a few miles from Savannah, Tybee Island boasts many fun activities including kayaking, fishing charters, dolphin tours, and jet skiing. Visit Fort Pulaski National Monument and the Tybee Lighthouse.
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Myrtle Beach vacation rentals
Myrtle Beach
Myrtle beach is especially known for its Golf, with many courses in the area. For those not up to a full game, you can try your hand at mini golf. In the evening there several shows.
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Outer Banks vacation rentals
Outer Banks
The Outer Banks (OBX) of North Carolina are all about the beauty of the surrounding nature. Users consistently rate the area’s state park, beaches, and lighthouses as top attractions.
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Gulf Shores vacation rentals
Gulf Shores
Golf Shores is a great family destination. It boasts a beautiful coastline and a formidable amount of things to do. Walk the Gulf State Park Fishing Pier or check out the zoo.
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San Diego vacation rentals
San Diego
Getting a vacation rental in San Diego means enjoying one of California’s prettiest cities. Explore Old Town or the tidepools at Cabrillo National Monument. Of course, there are numerous theme parks the city as well.
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Florida vacation rentals
Florida
Renting a condo in Florida for your next vacation is an easy decision. The hard part is deciding where. For those with families, Orlando is non-stop fun. Seaside is a quaint town for those looking for something low-key.
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Hilton Head vacation rentals
Hilton Head
A close neighbor to Tybee Island, Hilton Head Island is great to explore by bicycle. The island has many bike trails that take riders away from touristy areas. Another user favorite is Coligny Beach.
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Chicago vacation rentals
Chicago
Chicago has many vacation rental options for summer, including lofts, apartments, and homes. Be sure to catch a game at Wrigley Field and take a walk down Navy Pier. Lincoln Park is another great place for a summer stroll.
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Key West vacation rentals
Key West
Get a vacation home for your stay and surround yourself with blue azure waters and white sand. Our users rate Dry Tortugas National Park as the top attraction. There’s also diving, boating, kayaking and more.
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Miami vacation rentals
Miami
Miami is another city with many vacation rental options. Opt for a high rise overlooking the ocean or a quaint beach house. Both the beaches and nightlife in this city are spectacular.
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Galveston vacation rentals
Galveston
This Island off the Southern coast of Texas won a Travelers’ Choice Award in 2013 for “Destinations on the Rise.” There’s something for everyone in this city, including fishing charters, shopping, and more.
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