2016 Top USA Vacation Rental Destinations

Vacation rentals are the new wave in travel. As hotel prices skyrocket, travelers around the globe choose vacation rentals from sites like Airbnb.com, HomeAway and VRBO because of the superior offerings at low prices. At Vacation Rental Technology, we help you take advantage of this real estate tactic and fill your bank account. These five U.S. vacation rental destinations are the best in the country because of their listing variety, price points and attractions.

Kissimmee, Florida

This Florida destination has topped popular vacation rental lists on HomeAway and similar sites for years because of its low cost and access to popular tourist destinations. Only 22 miles away from Orlando, Kissimmee saw a 94% growth in vacation listings in 2015. Sites like Universal Studios and Disney World are just a few of the reasons Kissimmee should be on your radar as a top vacation rental destination.

Houston, Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas, but your vacation rental cost won’t be. Houston had over 100% growth in rental listings in 2015, as average hotel costs in the Space City rose over $160 a night. The fourth most populous city in the United States, Houston boasts a variety of entertainment options including a museum district, a theatre district, Chinatown, Mahatma Ghandi district and much more. Houston is also home to the most parks and green space among the top 10 most populous cities in the nation.

New York City

The Big Apple is on many travel lists, but its price tag can get in the way. A vacation rental in NYC saves you major green, while putting you in parts of the city you’d likely never see otherwise. New York City has nearly 5,000 listings available on VRBO and has offerings broken down by the neighborhood.  Some vacation rental prices even beat hostels and have apartments with accommodations for six people listed at just over $100 a night. Vacation Rentals in New York City have become so popular an entire episode of Comedy Central’s Broad City centered on the concept.

Louisville, Kentucky

Beautiful Louisville is home to many annual events, including the famous Kentucky Derby, the largest Beatles Festival in the world and the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, to name a few. The Derby City is crawling with things to do and listings have skyrocketed to meet the demand. With a growth of over 200% in 2015, Louisville ranks sky-high and has over 300 listings on Airbnb.com, there are plenty of people seeing Louisville as a great investment opportunity and one of the top vacation rental destinations.

Naples, Florida

This city has found itself on several top lists, just like it’s Florida counterpart Kissimmee. In 2015, Naples had over 180% growth in vacation rental listings. Also known as Naples on the Gulf, the city’s claim to fame is its stunning shore side and nature preserves. Naples also features an airport, shopping districts and holds swamp buggy races three times a year.

Your City as one of the top Vacation Rental Destinations

It doesn’t just stop with these 5 cities.  Everyone loves to go on a vacation. Whether it’s to destinations across the country, or across town – everyone needs a great place to relax and spend time with their friends and family. If you would like to learn more about investing in your own vacation rental listing, please signup for more information!

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